Archive for Thursday, May 14, 2009

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May 14, 2009


Riley Wins 10k: Steve Riley of Lawrence was the age-graded Masters winner at the River Run 10k last Saturday in Wichita. His time of 37:42 was age-graded to 31:39.

Four-Man Champs: Bud Stagg, Van Reichert, Pete Whitenight and Mike Hertling combined for a score of 126 and won Sunday’s Jayhawk Golf Club four-man, two-net ball tournament at Alvamar. Runners-up at 127 were Conrad Roberts, Tom Dennis, Curt Anderson and Mike Farve. In third place at 129 were Tyler Cummins, Travis Walsh, Bill Hamilton and Bob Kocour.

LHS Football: Lawrence High football coach Dirk Wedd will hold an informational parents meeting at 5:45 p.m. today in the LHS cafeteria.

Youth Baseball Camp: Lawrence High and Free State baseball coaches Brad Stoll and Mike Hill will conduct a camp for youths in grades K-8 on June 1-4 at the FSHS field. For information, call Stoll at 832-8284 or e-mail

LCC Couples Event: Lawrence Country Club will stage a Memorial Day Couples golf event using a waltz format. The shotgun start will be at 1 p.m. on May 25. For information, call 843-2938.

Youth Football Camp: Lawrence High and Free State football coaches Dirk Wedd and Bob Lisher will conduct a camp for youths entering grades 3-9 on June 22-25 at Free State. Brochures are available at elementary schools. For information call Wedd at 832-5050 or Lisher at 832-6050.

KVSA Camps: Kaw Valley Soccer Assn. youth summer camps, including a four-day camp for youths ages 3-8 on June 29-July 2, will begin on June 1. For information, go to

KVSA Food Drive: Kaw Valley Soccer Assn.’s spring food drive will continue on Saturday. Donations will be collected at the referee shed near Field 11. For information, contact Ray Chao at

LHS Softball Camp: Lawrence High’s softball camp for girls entering grades 3-12 will be June 1-4. For information, call Reenie Stogsdill at 691-8036 or e-mail

Soccer, Place-kick Camp: Free State High’s boys soccer camp will be June 2-5 and the girls camp June 22-26. Free State coach Jason Pendleton will also be conducting a camp for aspiring football place-kickers. For information, e-mail

KU Soccer Camps: Kansas University soccer will be offering several youth camps this summer, starting with a Weekicks Camp June 8-12. Girls camps will be in July. For information, go to or e-mail soccercamp@jayhawks. org or call 864-5833.

Youth Basketball: The Sunflower Invitational, a basketball tournament for U-12 through U-16 girls with a middle school boys division will be May 23-24 in Tonganoxie. For information, go to or call (785) 787-2249.

Free State Camps: Boys basketball June 1-5, grades 3-6 in the morning and grades 7-9 in the afternoon. Call Chuck Law at 550-5063 or e-mail Girls basketball will be July 6-9 for grades 4-9. Call Bryan Duncan at 832-6050 or e-mail Volleyball June 29-July 3. Call Nancy Hopkins at 843-4677 or check Free State Web site.

BHS Volleyball: Baldwin High volleyball camp will be June 8-11 for girls entering grades 4-8. Registration deadline is June 1. For information, call Brenda Shawley at 842-1281 or e-mail

Rallyball Tennis: A Rallyball tennis league for youths in grades 1-4 is scheduled every Wednesday this summer, starting June 3. Registration will be at 6 p.m. May 27 at the Central Junior High courts. Also scheduled is a Round Robin Ladder League for older youths. For information, call Kirsty Elliott at 841-0636 or Mary Pat Pellett at 843-4951.

LCC Youth Golf: Lawrence Country Club will conduct a free golf clinic for youths ages 7-17 at 3 p.m. Sunday. Golf clubs will be provided or participants can bring their own. LCC also has youth golf camps and play days scheduled this summer. For information, call 843-2938.

P-L Softball Camp: Perry-Lecompton High softball camp for girls entering grades 3-9 will be June 8-11. Registration deadline is June 1. For information, call Jill Bradney at 843-2691 or e-mail

SWJH Camps: Southwest Junior High boys basketball camp for grades 4-9 will be June 22-26. For information, call David Schneider at 330-4473 or e-mail Volleyball camp for girls entering grades 5-7 will be June 1-4. For information, call Patricia Coffey at 749-2967 or e-mail

Simien Camps: Wayne Simien’s basketball camps will be July 14-16 for girls in grades 4-12 and July 21-23 for boys in grades 3-12 at Free State High. Simien will also conduct a 3-on-3 league from June 1 to July 2 at Holcom Rec Center. For information, go to

KU Baseball Camps: Kansas University baseball will conduct a Little League Day Camp June 8-11 for youths ages 5-12, and has other camps scheduled in July and August. For information, call Marcia Bagby at 864-7907.

LHS Soccer Camps: Dates for the Lawrence High summer soccer clinics have been announced. The boys high school camp for grades 9-12, will take place June 8-12. The camp for grades K-8 will take place June 15-18. Two sessions of the daily summer soccer school for grades 5-12 will run from June 1 through July 17. For information, contact coach Matt Anderson at


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