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November 19, 2009

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KSA Blaze Second: Kansas Soccer Academy Blaze finished second in the Boys Heritage Invitational U-13 Bronze Division last weekend in Overland Park. Team members are Damen Abbott, Kyle Berkley, Jakob Burdett, Garrett Cruce, Finn Dobbs, Austin Dominguez, Carson Gilliland, Jake Jimenez, Brennan Occhipinto, Randall Schmidt, Chas Sedlock, Matthew Siler, Sam Stephens and Kyle Vogelsang. The coach is Matt Donnelly.

Grove Champ: Kit Grove spilled Conrad Roberts, 3 & 1, to win the Jayhawk Golf Club scratch match play championship at Alvamar. Bud Stagg earned the consolation title with a 3 & 2 decision over Van Reichert. In net play, Mike Naegele won by tripping Mike Beaton, 4 & 3, and Reichert took the consolation 5 & 3 over Mike Farve.

Roberts Wins Finale: Conrad Roberts shot a five-under 67 from the short tees and edged Tyler Cummins by a stroke in the Jayhawk Golf Club Fall Finale Sunday at Alvamar. Van Reichert was third with a 76. In net scoring, Tom Taylor was low with a 67 followed by Chris Anderson at 68 and Dave Hurwitz at 70.

10K Trail Run: Lawrence Trail Hawks will stage the Sanders’ Saunter 10K trail run on Sunday at the Clinton Lake north shore trails. An entry form and information are available at www.lawrencetrailhawks.com or by e-mailing nick.lang@gmail.com.

Thanksgiving 5K: The sixth annual Thanksgiving Day 5K will be at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 26 at Woodlawn School. Entry forms are available at local sporting goods stores and fitness centers. For information, go to http://runlawrence.org or call 841-3587.

Youth Soccer: Tryouts for next spring’s U-15 to U-19 Kaw Valley Force boys soccer teams will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Robinson Gym. For information, go to www.kawvalleysoccer.com or call 749-5872.

Free State Baseball: An informational meeting for those interested in playing baseball for Free State High will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the commons area. For information, call Mike Hill at 832-6050.

LHS Pancake Feed: Lawrence High’s pancake feed basketball fundraiser will be from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at the Sixth Street Applebee’s. Tickets are available from boys coach Mike Lewis at 840-5492 or girls coach Nick Wood at 477-5015 or at the door.

Kids Wrestling: A Sunflower Kids Wrestling Club parents-coaches meeting will be at 7 p.m. today in the Lawrence High cafeteria. The club is open to kindergarteners through high school seniors. For information, contact Bronson Star at bronson@sunflowerkidswrestling.com or go to sunflowerkidswrestling.com.

City Deadline: Registration deadline for city adult winter basketball, volleyball and dodgeball is Dec. 2. For information, call 832-7920 or go to www.lawrenceks.org/lprd.

Softball clinic: Olympic gold medal winner Christie Ambrosi will be a part of a basic skills softball clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 5 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. For more information, call Kim Slivinski at 727-8747.

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