Our town sports

July 22, 2010


Henrickson tourney: The sixth annual Bonnie Henrickson Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 21 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 women’s basketball and the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Breast Center. Entry forms can be found at For more information, call 864-4938.

Youth Football Camp: A football camp for youths entering the second through sixth grades will be held today through Saturday. No pads or helmets will be used, and there will be no contact during the camp, which will be held at Haskell Indian Nations University. For information, contact or visit

Free State Softball Camp: Free State High will host a softball camp for five weeks of Sundays beginning Aug. 22. The camp is for girls in grades 4 through 8. For information, contact FSHS coach Lee Ice at

Softball tryouts: Lawrence Phenix Fastpitch will hold tryouts for the upcoming season. Tryouts are Aug. 7 at Holcom Park. Times: 8:30-10 a.m. for first- and second-year 10U; 10-11:30 for first-year 12U; and 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. for first-year 14U. Older-group tryouts will be held Aug. 8 at Holcom, from 1:30-3 p.m. for first- and second-year 16U and 3-4:30 for 18-U. Please register 30 minutes before tryout. For information, e-mail Barry Johnson at

Hummers Seeks Players: Lawrence Hummers U14 fastpitch softball team is looking for a few players to round out its roster for the fall 2010 and spring 2011 season. To schedule a tryout, contact LuAnn Metsker at 331-9438 or James Montgomery at 423-0921.

Softball tryouts: DC Attack Fast-pitch will be holding tryouts for all ages: 16U and 18U Saturday, Aug. 7, at YSI from 10 a.m. to noon; 10U: Sunday, Aug. 8 at Broken Arrow, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; 12U: Sunday, Aug. 8 at Broken Arrow, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 14U: Sunday, Aug. 8 at Broken Arrow, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Any questions, call Steve Wiggins at 785-423-0949 or Bruce Burton at 913-915-6315.

Rebels tryouts: The U9 Kansas Rebels baseball team will hold tryouts from 8:30-11 a.m. Saturday at YSI No. 4. Players cannot turn 10 before May 1, 2011. For information, contact Pat Karlin at 865-8682 or

Jayhawk Golf Club results: Sunday, July 18 at Alvamar Golf Club. Scratch: first: Conrad Roberts 69; second: Drew Walters 77; third: Chris Anderson 79; fourth: Van Reichert 80.

Net: first: Mike Beaton 68; second: Bud Stagg 72; third: Curt Anderson 72; fourth: Tony Kovach 74.

The Spring Jayhawk Golf Club finished its Grand Prix season. The top 10 finishers: first: Curt Anderson, 153 points; second: Drew Walters, 142 points; third: Van Reichert, 133 points; fourth: Conrad Roberts, 125 points; fifth: Bud Stagg, 124 points; sixth: Mike Naegele, 121 points; seventh: Mike Beaton, 116 points; eighth: Chris Anderson, 115 points; ninth:Tony Kovach, 83 points; 10th: William Patt, 82 points.

Chalmers mixer today: The Oread hotel is holding a VIP Mixer with Mario Chalmers and members of the ’08 KU National Championship team from 6-9 p.m. today. Limited tickets are available for $25, with proceeds going to the Mario V. Chalmers Foundation. Many team members are expected be together for the first time since the championship, including Chalmers, Brandon Rush, Russell Robinson, Darnell Jackson, Darrell Arthur, Jeremy Case, Matt Kleinmann, Tyrel Reed and Brady Morningstar.

Mingle with Mario Chalmers, members of the ’08 title team, bid on the silent and live auction of basketball items, and enjoy hors d'oeuvres with donations going to the Mario V. Chalmers Foundation created to support community based programs that encourage the positive development of youth through sports and education, and fund initiatives for breast cancer research and treatment.

The second annual National Championship Golf Tournament for the Mario V. Foundation will be held at Alvamar Country Club on Friday. Call 785-830-3944 to make reservations for the event.

Volleyball camp: A volleyball camp for grades 3 through 5 will be held from 6-8 p.m. on July 28-29 at the Corpus Christi gym in Lawrence. Cost is $50. For information, contact Craig Friedrichsen at 841-8619 or

Firestix tryouts: The 14U Lawrence Firestix softball team will be holding tryouts on Aug. 5 from 6-8:30 p.m. and Aug. 7 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Broken Arrow Field No. 1. Players are welcome to come to one or both tryouts. The team is primarily looking for eighth grade girls with 1996 or 1997 birthdays looking to play ‘B’ division ball with hopes of moving up to ‘A’ in the summer. For further questions, please contact Jay Garvin at 838-9771 or


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