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Archive for Thursday, April 22, 2010

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April 22, 2010

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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 tracybunge@aol.com.

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 www.Lawrencetrailhawks.com or contact Gary Henry at 766-0293 or e-mail unews@ultrastory.com.

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 www.dcdclinic.org.

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 sgirty@haskell.edu 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 allenjazz@hotmail.com. 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 www.kuathletics.com 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 lawrenceswimschool@gmail.com.

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 rstogsdi@usd497.org.

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

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 safrantz@usd497.org.

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 lhsboysbasketball@gmail.com.

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 jdeiser@usd497.org

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 www.kawvalleysoccer.com.

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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