Archive for Thursday, October 1, 2009

Our Town Sports

October 1, 2009


Mitchell Hole in One: Ken Mitchell, 83, aced the 135-yard No. 11 hole Tuesday at Alvamar Country Club. Perry Warren, Dennis Hummell and Mike Easterday witnessed the shot.

Anderson JGC Winner: Chris Anderson shot a 76 and won the weekly Jayhawk Golf Club tournament Sunday at Alvamar by a stroke over Van Reichert. Bud Stagg was two strokes back. In net scoring, Mike Farve was low with a 62, five strokes better than Mike Beaton and seven better than Tom Taylor.

Kukuk Chosen: Cody Kukuk, a Free State High senior, has been selected to play in a qualifying tournament next June to determine members of the USA U-18 baseball team that will travel to Canada for the World Championships. Kukuk was one of eight players tapped out of 240 Midwesterners who tried out in Cary, N.C.

Shoreline Shuffle: Tim Hibbard was overall male winner, Lisa Giullian was overall female winner, Troy Blair was masters male winner and Susan Mayberry masters female winner of the Shoreline Shuffle trail run. Other placers: Nick Lang and John Wickersham, second and third, overall male; Kristy Mayo and Kelsey Trimble, 2-3 overall female; Michael Eglinski, second, masters male; and Lynn Krug and Janice Loudon, second and third, masters female.

Tennis League: Fall Summer Ladder League tennis will run until Nov. 1. For information, e-mail Kirsty Elliott at or Mary Pat Pellett at

Sandrat Run: The Sandrat Trail Run, a 9.8-mile run on the Kansas River trails, will be Sunday. For information, go to or call Steve Riley at 842-4351.

Junior High Girls Hoops: Lawrence High girls basketball coach Nick Wood and Free State High girls coach Bryan Duncan are conducting clinics for junior high girls on Wednesday nights at Free State. Contact Wood at 477-5015 or Duncan at 766-9840.

Hammer Lessons: Former Lawrence High basketball coach Gary Hammer is conducting small group and private lessons at Schwegler School. Contact Hammer at 841-1800 or

Firebirds Spirit Clinic: The Little Firebirds Spirit Clinic for youths in preschool through sixth grade will be Sunday at Free State High. Registration forms are available at the Free State athletic office. For information, call Paige Hofer at 841-4013.

Injury Clinics: OrthoKansas is staging sports injury clinics for injured junior high and senior high athletes at 8:30 a.m. on Saturdays through Oct. 31. No appointment is necessary. For information, call 843-9125.

Phenix Fundraiser: A Texas Hold’em Tournament to benefit Phenix Fastpitch will be Saturday at the Knights of Columbus. For information, call Barry Johnson at 218-9155.

WOW Run: The Women Opening Doors for Women (WOW) 5K and mile fun runs, sponsored by Body Boutique and Women’s Transitional Services, will be Oct. 10. For information, contact Tracey English and 749-2424 or

KU Baseball Camps: Kansas University baseball will be offering several camps in October and November. For information, call Kevin Frady at 864-7955.

U-14 Baseball: Tryouts for Douglas County Lions U-14 baseball will be at 1 p.m. Oct. 11 at Broken Arrow Park. For information, call Rafael Sanchez at 766-9098, Seth Nation at 766-9801 or Mark Bertrand at 550-0302.

Blazers Trials: Brocaw Blazers youth cross country team is conducting tryouts through Nov. 7. For information, call Milan Donley at 331-9911 or go to

Hampton a Winner: John Hampton of Lawrence was a member of the winning foursome Friday in The Spangler, an annual golf tournament at Arbor Links in Nebraska City, Neb.


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