Archive for Thursday, October 29, 2009

Our Town Sports

October 29, 2009


Basketball Clinic: A preseason basketball clinic for grades 7-8 boys will be Nov. 7-8 at Free State High. For information, contact Aaron Siebenthall at 766-4768 or

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

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

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

City Soccer: A six-week KVSA exercise session for youths ages 3-6 on Wednesdays and Thursdays will begin Wednesday. For information, go to or call Riny de Boer at 550-3452.

Volleyball Tryouts: Lawrence MAVS club volleyball tryouts will be Nov. 7 for the U-14 team and Nov. 14 for the over-15 teams. For club information, e-mail Karen Schonewise at

Marine Corps marathon: Katie Marden, a 1999 Lawrence High graduate who now lives in Washington, D.C., ran Sunday in the Marine Corps marathon. She finished in a time of 3:37:40, which placed her 316th among 8,301 women who finished the race and 1,832nd overall out of 21,008 finishers. There were two women runners from Kansas with faster times. Her time qualified her for the 2010 Boston Marathon.

LHS Winter Sports: Lawrence High will hold its winter sports informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11 in the LHS cafeteria. Deadline for turning in athletic forms for participation in winter sports is Nov. 13. First day of tryouts and practices for all winter sports, except bowling, is Nov. 16.


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