Archive for Thursday, April 22, 2010

Our Town Sports

April 22, 2010


Bunge Lessons: Former Kansas University softball coach Tracy Bunge is offering pitching and hitting lessons for girls ages 8-17. For information, call 691-5005 or e-mail

Trail Runs: Lawrence Trail Hawks will host a 50-mile run and a marathon May 22 on Clinton Lake’s north shore. For information, go to or contact Gary Henry at 766-0293 or e-mail

Gill at Golf Benefit: KU football coach Turner Gill will participate in the Open Wider golf tournament to benefit the Douglas County Dental Clinic on April 30 at Alvamar. For information, go to

Haskell Softball: Haskell Indian Nations University’s commencement softball tournament will be May 8-9 at Clinton Lake Softball Complex. For information, contact Sherry Girty at or call 979-5501.

Youth Softball: Breakfast Optimists U-12 B Tournament will be May 1-2 at Clinton Lake Softball Complex. Contact Allen Jaskiewicz at 550-3477 or D.C.

Basketball Workouts: Lawrence High coach Nick Wood and Free State coach Bryan Duncan are conducting workouts for girls in grades 6-9 at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays through May 26 in the FSHS gym. For information, call Wood at 477-5015 or Duncan at 766-9840.

KU Softball Clinics: Kansas University softball will conduct a clinic for girls entering grades 9-12 on June 21-24. An all-skills camp for grades 3-8 will be July 11-14, with a pitcher-catcher camp for grades 3-12 slated July 14-16. For information, go to or call Adam Roorbach at 864-4242.

City Swimming: Lessons from Lawrence Swim School will begin June 7. For a brochure, call 331-6940 or e-mail

LHS Softball Camp: Lawrence High’s softball camp for girls entering grades 3-12 will be June 1-4. General skills will be in the morning, with pitching-catching sessions in the afternoon. For information, call Reenie Stogsdill at 691-8036 or e-mail

Hammer Lessons: Veritas High boys basketball coach Gary Hammer is offering private and small group lessons. For information, call 841-1800 or e-mail

Couples Golf: A couples golf league is forming at the Orchards. Play will begin Friday, May 14. No fee to join, just show up. For details, call Ed White at 843-7456.

Moonlight Golf: A four-person moonlight scramble golf tournament using lighted balls, bracelets and necklaces will be May 1 at the Orchards. For information, call 843-7456.

Basketball Camp: The West Junior High basketball camp for boys grades 7-9 will be June 21-25. Contact Stan Frantz at 832-5500 or e-mail at

Jayhawk Golf Club: Results this week for the Jayhawk Golf Club: Net division: first Mike Naegele 70; second Drew Walters 73; third William Patt 73; fourth Tony Kovach. Gross division: first Conrad Roberts 74; second Bud Stagg 80; third Van Reichert 83.

Youth Football Camps: The Lawrence High Youth Football Camp will be June 28-July 1 for players entering grades 3-8. It will run 8:30 a.m. to noon. Free State Youth Football Camp for linemen will be June 22-24, with the camp for quarterbacks, wide receivers and defensive backs July 6-8. Both sessions will run 9:30-11:30 a.m. Registration forms for the LHS and FSHS camps are at city elementary and junior high schools. For additional information, call Free State’s Bob Lisher at 832-6050 or Lawrence High’s Dirk Wedd at 832-5050.

LHS Boys Basketball Camp: Dates for the 2010 Lawrence High boys basketball summer camps have been set. An offensive skills camp for youths entering grades 5-9 will be held June 1-3, and basketball camps for grades 3-5 and 6-8 will be held July 6-9. High school summer basketball workouts will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from June 7-July 14 and are open to boys entering grades 9-12. For more information, contact LHS boys basketball coach Mike Lewis at 840-5492 or

South Basketball Camp: South Junior High girls basketball camp for all girls entering sixth, seventh or eighth grade will take place June 1-4 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at SJHS. Contact Jay Deiser at 760-0654 or

Rugby Club: Kyle Resseguie scored a last-minute try, and the Junior Jayhawks Rugby Club edged the Wyandotte County Warriors, 17-15, at Westwick on Saturday.

K.C. Champions Tournament Finalists: April 9-11 at Kansas City, Kansas. U11 Kaw Valley “Force” girls. Coach is Riny de Boer. Players: Skylar Drum, Carson Drake, Sabrea Platz, April Hodges, Avery Munns, Abi Hummel, Tori Reynolds, Sydney Vogelsang, Rachel Schuck, Emma Perez, Eyerusalem Zicker.

Kaw Valley Soccer Camps: For information on summer camps 2010, visit

Basketball Academy: Coach Hoops Basketball Academy will have individual group instruction available for girls and boys. For appointments, call coach Free State junior varsity boys basketball coach Pat Hupfauf at 785-331-8148.

Lawrence High Football Parents Meeting: Parents who have students interested in playing football for LHS should attend a May 16 meeting at 5 p.m. in the cafeteria.


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