Archive for Thursday, August 26, 2010

Our town sports

August 26, 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

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

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

Kaw Valley Soccer: The Kaw Valley Soccer season starts Saturday. 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 Saturday 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

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

Stingrays tryouts: The 12U Lawrence Stingrays girls softball team will hold open tryouts during team practice today, Sunday, 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.

Jayhawk Juniors Volleyball: Kansas University will be hosting youth volleyball clinics this fall. Clinics for girls in grades K-6 will run Sundays from Sept. 12-Oct. 17 and for grades 7-8 from Oct. 3-Nov. 7. A clinic for boys in grades 3-12 will run Thursdays from Sept. 16-Oct. 21. There also will be a competition clinic starting Nov. 7 for girls in grades 6-8. For info, contact Kevin Buhr at 864-6117 or visit

KU Baseball Camps: Kansas University will hold several youth baseball camps this fall. Fall Hitting Academies, for ages 8-18, will be held Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29 (session one); Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27 (session two) and Nov. 1, 16, 22, 29 (session three). The Jayhawk Fall Games Camp, for grades 9-12, will run Sept. 12, 19, 26 and Oct. 10. The Jayhawk Baseball Youth Fall Games Camp, for ages 10-12, will run Sept. 20, 27, Oct. 4 and 11. The Showcase Weekend, for high school juniors and seniors in a professional scout-evaluation format, will Oct. 2 or 3. And the Holiday Skills Camp, for ages 8-18, runs Dec. 28-30. For information, call 864-7907.

New Swimmer Clinic: The Lawrence Aquahawks Swim Club will be offering a New Swimmer Clinic on Sept. 8 at the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center. The clinic will begin at 7 pm and is open to anyone ages 6-18 who would like to swim on a year-round swim team. The Aquahawks offer several levels of swimming abilities and competition opportunities. Please bring a suit and cap. For information, contact coach Zach Devine at 393-7966 or .

Ad Astra Tryouts: Ad Astra Area Aquatics will hold tryouts for youths ages 6-18 from 6:30-7:15 p.m. on Sept. 3 at the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center. Bring a suit, cap and goggles. For information, call coach Patrick at 331-6940, e-mail or visit

Jayhawk Golf Club Results: Kent Beisner shot a 67 to win the net portion of the Jayhawk Golf Club’s event Sunday at Alvamar. He was followed by Bud Stagg (67), Casey Old (69) and William Patt (72). Conrad Roberts won scratch with a 68 and was followed by Chad Roesler (70), Tyler Cummins (74) and Tony Compton (76).

Volleyball Help Needed: Lawrence Parks and Recreation is seeking junior high girls intramurals volleyball coaches and officials. For information, contact Duane Peterson at 832-7949 or

LPRD Basketball: Lawrence Parks and Rec is taking resistration for K-6 youths interested in youth recreational basketball programs. To register, visit any of the recreation centers or online at Deadline is Sept. 16. For information, contact the youth sports office at 832-7940.

Hoopster Registration: Lawrence Parks and Rec is taking team registrations from coaches for the Hoopster basketball program. To register, visit any of the recreation centers or download a registration form at Registration is limited to eight teams per age division. For information, contact the youth sports office at 832-7940.

Adult Sports Deadline: Lawrence Parks and Recreation is taking registration for adult fall basketball, dodgeball and volleyball through Sept. 10. Register by Sept. 1 to receive a discounted registration fee. For information, call 832-7920 or visit

Horseshoe winners: Wynne Mihura of Lawrence, along with partner Harlen May of Olathe, won first place in the doubles competition of the VFW Horseshoe Tournament on Aug. 21 in Bonner Springs. Burl Cox from Norman, Okla., tied for second place in the singles division of his class.

Glen Goodwin Hole in One: Glen Goodwin carded a hole-in-one on the No. 8 hole at Alvamar Country Club. He used an 8-iron for the ace on the 138-yard hole. It was witnessed by Linda Goodwin, Dan and Carolyn Harden.

Cheer/Dance Clinic: The Free State Kiddie Clinic for Cheerleading and Dance will be 1-3 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Free State High gym. Taught by current Free State cheer and dance team members, the clinic is for youths in preschool through sixth-grade. Participants get a T-shirt and pom-pons and will get to cheer at a Free State football game. For information, e-mail


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