Our town sports

December 30, 2010


Spin class: A one-hour, thrice-weekly bicycle spin class will be offered Jan. 2-March 10. The class will meet Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Each one-hour workout is set to music and consists of a series of cycling drills based on personal heart-rate zones or perceived level of exertion. Contact John and Becky McClure at or 766-8235.

LPRD soccer signups: Lawrence Parks & Recreation is taking registration through Jan. 4 for indoor soccer for grades K-6. Cost is $40 for K-4 and $50 for fifth and sixth grades. There is a late fee of $15 after Jan. 4.

Baseball academies slated: The Lawrence and Free State high school coaching staffs are offering a Sunday night baseball academy Jan. 16 through Feb. 27. Each night will be a different focus area including base-running, catching/pitching and infield/outfield play. The academy is for grades K-8. Team rates are available. For information, please contact Brad Stoll at 550-4657 or

Winter baseball/softball practice facility: A Lawrence indoor baseball/softball practice facility is available for team rentals requiring a three-month commitment from January to March. For information, e-mail

Eudora hoops leagues: A Eudora adult men’s basketball league for ages 16 and up will be held Wednesday evenings at the Eudora Parks and Rec gym. Deadline is today. Play beging Jan. 5. Register online at or at the Eudora Community Center.

LPRD junior high hoops: Lawrence Parks & Recreation is taking registration for boys and girls junior high intramural basketball through Jan. 6. Cost is $55. For information, call 832-7940.

MAYB tournament looms: Lawrence will host a Mid-America Youth Basketball tournament for third- through eighth-grade girls and boys Jan. 22-23. Registration deadline is Jan. 7. For information, call (316) 284-0354 or visit

DCABA entries open: Lawrence Parks & Recreation is taking team entries for the upcoming 2011 Douglas County Amateur Baseball Association season. Register at Holcom Park Recreation Center or go online at to receive a registration form. Registration deadline is April 1, or the first eight team entries. For information, call 832-7940.

New swimmer tryout: Ad Astra Area Aquatics Swim Club will conduct a new swimmer tryout at 6:30 p.m. Jan 6 at at the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center. Ages 6 and up are welcome. Just wear a suit and goggles. Call 331-6940 or visit for information.

Softball players sought: Lawrence Phenix 14U is looking for three girls to round out its roster. The first-year 14s team will play 10-12 tournament in the Kansas City area this upcoming spring and summer and will practice indoors in Lawrence on Mondays, with weekend hitting opportunities during the winter. For information, contact Barry Johnson at or 785-218-9155.


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