Our town sports

August 19, 2010


Shoreline Shuffle 5K: The Lawrence Trail Hawks will host the second Shoreline Shuffle 5k Trail Run on Sept. 25 on Clinton Lake’s North Shore Trails. The race begins and ends at Shelter 4, Campground One, in Clinton Lake State Park. The marked course includes difficult rocky, root-bound trails; smooth, flat, easy trails; scenic lake views; and long shady stretches through old-growth forest. The race begins at 8 a.m., with race-day registration and check-in starting at 7 a.m. The race entry form and online registration are both available at Packet pickup is set for Garry Gribbles Running Sports, 839 Massachusetts Street, from 4-7 p.m. Sept. 24. For more information, visit or e-mail race director Gary Henry at

Henrickson Tourney: The sixth-annual Bonnie Henrickson Golf Tournament will be held Saturday at Alvamar Golf and Country Club. The four-person scramble tees off at 1 p.m. The $100 entry fee includes green fee, cart, range balls, goodie bag, drinks, lunch and dinner. Proceeds from the tournament support Kansas University women’s basketball and the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Breast Center. Entry forms can be found at For information, call 864-4938.

Free State Softball Camp: Free State High will host a softball camp for five weeks of Sundays beginning Sunday. The camp is for girls in grades 4 through 8. For information, contact FSHS coach Lee Ice at

U10 Baseball Team: A U10 competitive baseball team is looking for players for the 2011 season. For information on tryout dates in August, e-mail

Hammers Tryouts: The U14 Hammers baseball team will hold tryouts from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday at YSI No. 2. For information, contact Shaun Elston at 841-5438 or

Baseball Tryouts: A new U10 DCABA baseball team will hold tryouts from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at YSI No. 2. For information, contact Shaun Elston at 841-5438 or

Competitive Softball Tryouts: Lawrence and Free State high coaches are putting together competitive softball teams for 13- to 16-year-old girls (16U and 14U divisions) for next summer. Tryouts will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Free State softball fields. For more information, call Steve Seratte at 760-1446.

Rebels Tryouts: The U10 Kansas Rebels baseball team will hold tryouts from 8:30-11 a.m. Saturday at YSC No. 1. Players cannot turn 11 before May 1, 2011. For information, contact Trent Flory at 979-1825 or

Legends Tryouts: The U10 Lawrence Legends will hold tryouts at 10 a.m. on Aug. 28, at YSC field 1. For more info, contact Mike Mondi at (785) 917-0036 or email at

Kaw Valley Soccer: The Kaw Valley Soccer season starts Aug. 28. Pre-school registration in open for players 3 to 5 years old. For more info, visit

Orange Crush Tryouts: The Orange Crush 10U fastpitch softball team will be holding tryouts and evaluations for the 2011 spring/summer season from 9-11:30 a.m. on August 28th at Holcom Blue. The team is seeking players with 2001 and ’02 birthdays for LGFPA and two to three tournaments next season. For more info, contact Bill Alt at

U10 Baseball Tryouts: A U10 competitive baseball team will hold tryouts from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday at YSI 3. For more info, contact Jim Miller at (785) 727-0562.

14U Firestix Tryouts: The 14U Lawrence Firestix softball team is holding individual tryouts. If interested, contact Jay Garvin at 838-9771 or

Glow Ball Golf Tournament: The Orchards Golf Course will hold a Glow Ball Tournament, a night golf event, at 9 p.m. on Aug. 28. Two-person scramble, glow equipment, prizes and beer are part of the $30 entry fee. Must sign up by today. Contact the Orchards Golf Course at 843-7456.

Jayhawk Golf Club Results: Mike Beaton shot a 65 to win the net portion of the Jayhawk Golf Club’s White Tee Tournament on Sunday at Alvamar. Bob Kocour (68) was second and David Hurwitz (69) third. Tyler Cummins won scratch with 68 and was followed by Van Reichert (71) and William Gantz (76).

Stingrays Tryouts: The 12U Lawrence Stingrays girls softball team will hold open tryouts during team practice Aug. 26, Aug. 29, Sept. 9 and Sept. 12. All sessions run 5:30-7 p.m. at Broken Arrow No. 1. For information, e-mail to or call 218-0069.

Head for the Cure 5K Looms: The second-annual Lawrence Head for the Cure 5k will be at 8 a.m. September 26th at the YSI fields near the South Lawrence Trafficway. Online registration is available at Packet pickup will be at Garry Gribble’s RunningSports from noon-5 p.m. on Sept. 25. Contact DJ Hilding at 785-393-1180 or email for information.

Five Locals take Taekwondo Awards: Anton Barybin, Scott Base, Fe Brinkley, Sarah Grant and Aletha Loeb, all from the Lawrence area, earned awards at the American Taekwondo Association’s World Songahm Taekwondo Championships in June in Little Rock, Ark. Barybin earned bronze in the boys 8-10 first-degree ring. Base was fourth in forms and earned silver in weapons and was world champion in sparring in the 17-29 first-degree men’s ring. Brinkly was fourth in forms, weapons and sparring in the 17-29 second- and third-degree women’s ring. Grant was world champion in forms and sparring in the 17-29 first-degree women’s ring; and Loeb was fourth in forms in 11-13 second- and third-degree girls ring. The students train at ATA Prime Martial Arts in Lawrence.

Velocity Tryouts: Velocity girls softball team will hold tryouts at 5:30 p.m today at Holcom Blue. Call Nick Flint at 766-1925 for information.

3-on-3 Hoops League: Lawrence High girls basketball coach Nick Wood and Free State coach Bryan Duncan will be offering a 3-on-3 basketball league this fall for girls enrolled in grades 5-8. The league will be split up into a fifth/sixth-grade division and a seventh/eighth-grade division. Each team will play four 10 minute games a night. The league will run Sunday nights from Sept. 19 through Oct. 17. Games will be played at Free State High. For information contact Wood 785-477-5015 or Duncan 785-766-9840.

Girls basketball workouts: Lawrence High girls basketball coach Nick Wood and Free State High girls coach Bryan Duncan will host two fall basketball workouts for girls in grades 5-8. The workouts will be at FSHS and will be on Wednesday nights from 7:30-8:45 p.m. The first session will begin Sept. 8 and the second session will begin Oct. 6. For information, contact Wood at 785-477-5015 or Duncan at 785-766-9840.


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