Archive for Thursday, May 6, 2010

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May 6, 2010


Bunge Lessons: Former Kansas University softball coach Tracy Bunge is offering pitching and hitting lessons for girls ages 8-17. For information, call 691-5005 or e-mail

Free State freshman football meeting: The Free State High football program will be holding a meeting today for the eighth-grade students planning to play freshman football at Free State next fall. The meeting, which parents of potential players are also asked to attend, will be held at 7 p.m. in the Free State auditorium.

Trail Runs: Lawrence Trail Hawks will host a 50-mile run and a marathon May 22 on Clinton Lake’s north shore. For information, go to or contact Gary Henry at 766-0293 or e-mail

New Day For Horseshoes: The Lawrence Horseshoe Club is changing days for its weekly meetings from Thursday to Tuesday. The club will meet every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Broken Arrow Park.

Haskell Softball: Haskell Indian Nations University’s commencement softball tournament will be Saturday and Sunday at Clinton Lake Softball Complex. For information, contact Sherry Girty at or call 979-5501.

Basketball Workouts: Lawrence High coach Nick Wood and Free State coach Bryan Duncan are conducting workouts for girls in grades 6-9 at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays through May 26 in the FSHS gym. For information, call Wood at 477-5015 or Duncan at 766-9840.

KU Softball Clinics: Kansas University softball will conduct a clinic for girls entering grades 9-12 on June 21-24. An all-skills camp for grades 3-8 will be July 11-14 with a pitcher-catcher camp for grades 3-12 slated July 14-16. For information, go to or call Adam Roorbach at 864-4242.

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

LHS Softball Camp: Lawrence High’s softball camp for girls entering grades 3-12 will be June 1-4. General skills will be in the morning with pitching-catching sessions in the afternoon. For information, call Reenie Stogsdill at 691-8036 or e-mail

Hammer Lessons: Veritas High boys basketball coach Gary Hammer is offering private and small group lessons. For information, call 841-1800 or e-mail

Couples Golf: A couples golf league is forming at the Orchards. Play will begin May 14. No fee to join, just show up. For details, call Ed White at 843-7456.

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. An offensive-skills camp for youths entering grades 5-9 will be held June 1-3, and 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

South Basketball Camp: South Junior High boys and girls basketball camps for all athletes entering sixth, seventh or eighth grade will take place June 1-4 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at SJHS. Contact Jay Deiser at 760-0654 or

Kaw Valley Soccer Camps: For information on summer camps 2010, visit

Lawrence High Football Parents Meeting: Parents who have students interested in playing football for LHS should attend a May 16 meeting at 5 p.m. in the cafeteria.

Quarterback Lessons: Former Kansas University quarterback Adam Barman is offering private and small-group quarterback lessons to interested athletes ages 8 to 19. For more information, contact Barmann at 816-547-1575 or via e-mail at

Free State Volleyball Camp: The Free State volleyball camp will run from June 28-July 2 for 9th- to 12th-grade students. Camp for 8th-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.

Free State Hoops Camps: A number of basketball camps and workouts will be offered at Free State starting June 1. For information, go to or contact Chuck Law at 550-5063 or

Volleyball Camp: This year’s Southwest Junior High volleyball camp will be June 1-4 for athletes in fourth through eighth grade. For more info, contact Patricia Coffey at 749-2967 or

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

Ball Waltz: Mike Beaton, Kent Beisner, Tony Kovach and Bud Stagg took first place at the Alvamar’s Ball Waltz on May 2, with a team score of 135. The foursome won a playoff over second-place finishers Chris Anderson, Curt Anderson, Conrad Roberts and Bill Patt, who also shot 135. Bob Kocour, Drew Walters, Randy Gebhards and Les Brown finished third with a 138.

Big Sur Marathon Challenge: Mickey Woolard recently completed the Boston 2 Big Sur Marathon Challenge: two marathons, two coasts in six days.

Junior Jayhawks Rugby: The Junior Jayhawks Rugby Club defeated Olathe, 47-12, in the first round of the Kansas State Tournament. Kyle Resseguie scored three trys. Chase Billings added a try and kicked 6 conversions. The Junior Jayhawks will face Blue Valley in the semifinals at 11:15 a.m. Saturday. The championship match will be played that afternoon.

Aquahawks Swim Clinic: The Lawrence Aquahawks will hold a swimmer’s clinic from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on May 27 at the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center. All ages are welcome, and swimmers are asked to bring a suit and towel. For information, call 785 393-7966, or email

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 em-mail at


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