Our Town Sports

May 27, 2010


City Swimming: Lessons from Lawrence Swim School will begin June 7. For information, 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

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

Seabury Basketball Skills Camps: Ashley Battles, Seabury head coach and KC Pump n Run player development coach, and Caleb Holmes, Seabury assistant and Pump n Run U16 head coach, will hold junior high camp on Monday and Wednesday evenings at Seabury from 5-6:45 p.m. and a high school camp from 7-9 p.m. from Monday through June 23. Guest coaches from KU are expected and summer team involvement is possible. To register, contact Battles at

Seabury Strength Training: Becky Bridson, Seabury girls basketball coach and strength trainer, is offering summer strength training at Seabury on Mondays through Fridays from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The workouts will focus on muscular power, muscular endurance, flexibility, balance, speed, agility, core strength and cardiovascular conditioning. June and July sessions are available. For more information or to register, please email or visit

Seabury Volleyball Skills Camp: Seabury volleyball coach Chrissy Leuty is offering summer volleyball camp for students entering seventh through 12th grade at Seabury. The camp will be held June 1-4 from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information or to register, contact Leuty at

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

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 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 grades. 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

Aquahawks Swim Clinic: The Lawrence Aquahawks will hold a new-swimmer’s clinic from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today 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 e-mail

LHS Girls Basketball Camp: The Lady Lion Team Camp will take place from 9-11 a.m. June 1-4 at Lawrence High School. The camp is open to all girls entering grades 9-12. For more information contact Nick Wood at 477-5015 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

Under The Lights Tennis: The Family Night Taste of Tennis event will be June 2 at Haskell. This event is for anyone who wants to participate. Adults are encouraged to participate with their children.

Youth Football Workouts: Football GridIron workouts for youths interested in playing Youth Football (either current or new players) will be each Wednesday from June 2 through July 28 (12:45 to 1:15.). This is for youths entering second through sixth grades this fall. The workouts involve football conditioning and fundamental development drills. The workouts will be held on the hill behind Sunflower Grade School. There also will be several Saturday workouts during the summer. All camps are voluntary and are designed to attend when you want. Please contact Keith Ely at (785) 842-6458.

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.

LHS Tennis Workouts: Lawrence High boys tennis summer workouts will begin June 1. The workouts are for any player who will be eligible to play for LHS during the school year of 2011, which includes all ninth- through 12th-graders. The workouts will be at the LHS tennis courts every Tuesday and Thursday: June 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, July 1, 6, 8, 13 and 15. Fee is $20. For information, contact coach Marshall at or call 785-423-1402.

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.

Derby Hole-In-One: Charles Derby used a 9-iron to fire a hole-in-one on the 154-yard No. 11 hole at Lawrence Country Club. Terry Spriggs, Gary Allen and Josh Williams witnessed the shot.

Immel Hole-In-One: Local attorney John Immel recorded a hole-in-one at Port Royal Country Club in Hilton Head, S.C., on May 13. The shot, which was hit with a 5-iron, took place on the 160-yard 15th hole. The shot was witnessed by Ron Oelschlager, Harley Catlin and Peter Bieri.

Warhawks Fundraiser: U14 Lawrence Warhawks will hold an all-you-can-eat pancake fundraiser 8-10 a.m. Saturday at the Iowa Street Applebees from 8-10 a.m. Tickets are $5 at the door. For info, contact Seth Nation at 766-9801.

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

Stuntz Hole-In-One: Dick Stuntz fired a hole-in-one of the No. 8 hole at Alvamar Country Club. Witness were Ian Boat, Chase Hanna, Zack Kasmiskie and Ermanno Ritschi.

Jayhawk Golf Club: Results of Jayhawk Golf Club at Alvamar on May 23: Scratch: 1. Chad Roesler 73; 2. Tony Compton 8; 3. Tom Zacharias 88; 4. Tom Taylor 93. Net: 1. Mike Naegele 73; 2. Curt Anderson 75; 3. Tony Kovach 78; 4. Mike Beaton 79.

Hock honored: Simpson College junior catcher and Free State graduate Allie Hock earned a spot on the 2010 Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Midwest Region Second Team. Hock hit .296 with a home run and 15 RBIs.

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 e-mail


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