Archive for Thursday, June 24, 2010

Our town sports

June 24, 2010


Mass. St. Mile: The Mass Street Mile will be held on July 4th in downtown Lawrence. The race will be divided up into 3 heats and the course will start and end on Mass Street beginning at 9:30 a.m. For more information, visit call, stop by Garry Gribble's Running Sports at 839 Mass or call 785-856-0434. This is being held in conjunction with the Tour of Lawrence bicycle races.

Youth Football Camps: The Lawrence Youth Football Camp, put on by coaches and players from Lawrence High and Free State, will be June 28-July 1 for players entering grades 3-8. It will run 8:30 a.m.-noon. The camp for quarterbacks, wide receivers and defensive backs is July 6-8. 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.

Adult Softball and Kickball: The Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is taking registration for adult fall softball and kickball through Friday, July 9. Register by Wednesday, June 30 and receive a discounted registration fee. For information, call 832-7920 or log on to

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

LHS volleyball camp: The LHS volleyball camp at Lawrence High is July 12-16 for girls in grades 3-12. Register on Lawrence High website For information, call Stephanie Magnuson at 691-8941 or e-mail her at

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

Track Club Meetings: The Lawrence Youth Track Club meets from 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.

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

Girls Soccer Academy: Kaw Valley Soccer will hold an All Girls Soccer Academy. Deadline is July 15. For information, visit or e-mail

Preschool Soccer: Registration is open for Kaw Valley Soccer’s preschool programs Kickers and Hobbits for 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds. For information, visit

Woodard Camps: Former Kansas University standout Lynette Woodard and business partner Deborah Newkirk will hold camps this summer at Bishop Seabury Academy. Camps for grades 4-6 and for grades 7-12 will be July 19-22. To register log onto

Cagers baseball: Kansas Cagers Basketball Team is looking for ninth and 10th grade boys (2010-2011 school year) who are interested in playing competitive basketball in the Lawrence and Kansas City areas. Practices are held most Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Tonganoxie Middle School Gym, 824 Washington Street, Tonganoxie. If you are interested in a competitive tournament team, contact Coach Jason McCoy (

Alvamar results: The following are results from Sunday, June 20 at Alvamar Public: Net: 1. Casey Old 70; 2. Mike Beaton 70; 3. Ed Scholtes 72; 4. Tony Kovach 73. Scratch: 1. Tyler Cummins 68; 2. Conrad Roberts 70; 3. Van Reichert 80; 4. William Gantz 80.

Horseshoe winner: Wynne Mihura of Lawrence won first place in the Topeka Horseshoe Tournament in the champion class last weekend. Also, Burl Cox from Norman, Okla., won second place in his class.


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