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June 3, 2010


City Swimming: Lessons from Lawrence Swim School will begin June 7. For a brochure, call 331-6940 or e-mail

West 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

Youth Football Camps: The Lawrence Youth Football Camp, put on by coaches and players from both Lawrence High and Free State, 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. 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

Free State Volleyball Camp: The Free State volleyball camp will run from June 28-July 2 for 9th- to 12th-grade students. Camp for eighth-graders and younger and below will run from July 19-July 23. For information about camps or summer conditioning, contact Nancy Hopkins at or 766-7677.

Track Club Meetings: The Lawrence Youth Track Club meets 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at South Junior High. The club, for youths age 8-18, runs through July. Scholarships are available.

High School Baseball Camp: The Lawrence High and Free State baseball coaching staffs will be offering a summer camp the week of June 7-10, from 9 a.m. to noon each day at Free State High. The camp is for players in kindergarten through eighth grade. For more information, contact Lawrence High baseball coach Brad Stoll at 330-4593 or

Central Basketball Camp: The Central Junior High basketball camp for students entering grades 7-9 will be June 21-25. For information, contact CJHS boys basketball coach G. E. Hall at 330-3376 or e-mail at

Eagle Bend Leagues: Several golf leagues at Eagle Bend are forming — for men, senior men, women and juniors. For information or to join, call the Eagle Bend Golf Shop at 748-0600.

Kansas University Soccer Camps: Weekicks soccer camp will be held June 6-11, 9-11:30 a.m. (grades K-5). Day Camp: June 6-11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (grades 5-8). Girls Residential & Girls Team Camp: Session I July 17-20: All Day (grades 4-12). Session II July 22-25; all day (grades 4-12). More info available at or e-mail Or call 785-864-5833.

Youth Football Camp: A football camp for youths entering the second through sixth grades will be held July 22-24. 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

Summer Basketball: A summer 3-on-3 basketball league is forming for youths, with sessions set for June 8-July 2 and July 8-31. Fee is $250 per team. Also, a breakfast club league is set for June 1-July 31. For information, contact Matthew Downing Jr. at 785 312-4849 or email

Tholen Hole-In-One: Bill Tholen used a 7-iron to record a hole-in-one on the 143-yard 13th hole at Eagle Bend. Witnesses were Shane Starkey and John Douglas.

Wroten Hole-In-One: Milt Wroten used a 9-iron to fire a hole-in-one on the 102-yard 17th hole at Eagle Bend. Kelly Hughes witnessed the shot.

Kaw Valley Soccer: Registration is open for fall Kaw Valley Soccer. Deadline is July 15. Visit or email

Soccer Camps: KVSA summer day and evening soccer camps for all ages are under way. Walk-ons are welcome. Visit or call Riny de Boer at 550-3452.

Soccer Tryouts: Tryouts are upcoming for the Kaw Valley Force premier soccer boys and girls U8-U19 teams.Tryout dates are June 12, 13, 19 and 20. Visit - Premier Division.

Jayhawk Golf Club: Results from the Jayhawks Golf Club on May 30 Alvamar: Gross Grand Prix: 1. William Gantz 70; 2. Conrad Roberts 71; 3. Bud Stagg 77; 4. Curt Anderson 79. Net Grand Prix: 1. Tony Kovach 70; 2. Kent Beisner 70; 3. William Patt 71; 4. Curt Anderson 72.


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