Archive for Thursday, June 2, 2011

Our Town sports for June 2

June 2, 2011


LHS wrestling fundraiser: Lawrence High’s wrestling team will hold a golf tournament fundraiser Friday at Alvamar Public. For information, email to

LHS wrestling camp: Lawrence High will host a summer wrestling camp June 13-15 at LHS. There will be two sessions (morning and afternoon) daily and is for grades 1-12. For more information, email

Orchards junior league: A junior golf league for boys and girls ages 10 to 14 will start at 9 a.m. on June 8 at the Orchards. Play will continue until school starts. A reasonable skill level required to join. Entry fee is $10 and green fees are $8 for nine holes. Those that join will be allowed this same green fee throughout the season. For information, call Ed at 843-7456.

Football camp: The Free State High and Lawrence High youth football camp (for grades 3-8) will run June 27-29 at FSHS. All camp fliers have been delivered to elementary schools and junior highs, but for information, please contact FSHS coach Bob Lisher at 832-6050 or LHS coach Dirk Wedd at 832-5050.

Lawrence swim team and lessons: Ad Astra Area Aquatics is a competitive year-round swim team that offers practices for ages 6-18 throughout the week. AAAA is always accepting new members. For information, visit or call Patrick at 331-6940.

Swim academy: Registration is open for the Aquahawk Swim Academy swim-lesson program. The Aquahawk Swim Academy is designed to introduce new and beginner swimmers to the water, teach basic water safety and swimming skills to swim for fun or competitively. Lessons will be offered at Alvamar pool, Monday-Thursday, beginning June 6. Please call (913) 575-2978, or visit to enroll.

LHS boys basketball workouts: Lawrence High’s boys basketball workouts will be held 2:30-4 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, June 6-July 13, at Lawrence High. Workouts are open to all incoming freshmen-seniors who plan to play basketball. Contact Mike Lewis at 840-5492 or for camp fliers and other information.

LHS basketball camps: Lawrence High’s summer workout camp for grades 4-8 will be held from 12:30-2 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, June 6-July 20, at LHS. Contact Mike Lewis at 840-5492 or for camp fliers and other information.

KU soccer camps: The Kansas University Soccer Weekicks Camp will take place from 9-11:30 a.m. June 6-10; the day camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 6-10 for grades 4-12; the girls residential and girls team camp has two sessions. Session I is from July 15-18, all day (grades 4-12). Session II is from July 19-22, all day (grades 4-12). For questions, email or go online to

Henrickson camps: Applications are being accepted for the 2011 Bonnie Henrickson Basketball Camps. There are four camps: Elite (June 9-11) for girls only; individual (June 19-22) for girls in grades 5-12; and the Jayhawk Jamboree (June 23 or 25) for teams; and the Junior Jayhawk Camp (June 27-30) for girls and boys in grades 1-5. For more information or to register log onto, or call the KU women’s basketball office at 864-4938.

Seabury summer programs: Seabury Academy will host several athletics summer programs. They are: girls basketball (grades 5-8), 5:30-7 p.m. on Sunday and Wednesday evenings from June 5-29; girls basketball (grades 9-12), June 4-July 2; strength and conditioning (grades 8-12), Tuesday and Thursday mornings, June 7-July 14; boys basketball (grades 5-8 and grades 9-12), Thursdays and Saturdays from June 4-July 2. Detailed times and registration is available at Seabury or online at

Lions and Firebirds Baseball Clinic: The coaching staffs at Lawrence and Free State high schools are hosting a youth baseball clinic June 6-9 from 9 a.m.-noon. For info contact Brad Stoll at or 550-4657.

Bulldog volleyball camp: Brenda Shawley and the Baldwin Junior High coaching staff will host its Bulldog Volleyball Camp for girls in grades 4-8 from June 6-9 at the Baldwin High gym The first session, for grades 4-6, is from 9-10:30 a.m., and the second session for grades 7-8 will be 10:30 a.m.-noon. Registration forms and camp fee of $25 is due to coach Shawley by May 28. For information, contact Shawley at 594-2448 or 842-1281.

Called To Greatness League: The Called To Greatness 3-on-3 Summer Basketball League will be held Monday through Thursday each week between June 6 and June 30 at the Holcom Park Recreation Center. Each division meets twice a week for brief instruction followed by 3-on-3 games. For online registration and information, please go to, click on the Event & Registration tab, 3-on-3 Summer Basketball League.

Girls basketball camp: Lawrence High girls basketball coach Nick Wood and Free State High girls coach Bryan Duncan will host a basketball camp for girls entering grades 5-8 next school year. The camp will be held from 8-10:30 a.m. June 20-23 at LHS. For information, contact Wood at 477-5015 or or Duncan at 766-9840,

Baker camps: Baker University will host several athletics camps this summer. They are: a volleyball camp, June 20-23; contact coach Kathy Allen at; wrestling camp June 14-17; email coach Jimmy May at; boys and girls basketball camp June 27-30; email coach Brett Ballard at; and a softball camp June 18-20; email coach Matt Windle at Registration for all camps is available at

LHS fall sports: The deadline for turning in required forms for participation in fall 2011 sports at Lawrence High is 3:30 p.m. Aug. 11 to the LHS Athletic Office. The first day of fall sports is Aug. 15. Forms may be picked up at Lawrence High or downloaded at

KU track camp: Kansas University track and field and cross country will hold camp July 10-14 for ages 13-18. To register, go to or contact Debbie Luman at or call 864-3486.

LHS Alumni Golf Tournament: The 12th Annual Lawrence Lions Alumni Association Scholarship Golf Tournament will take place at 8 a.m. on June 18 at Alvamar Golf Course. Entry fee is $75 per golfer and includes golf, cart, prizes, and lunch. The tournament is not limited to LHS Alumni. All proceeds go toward scholarships awarded by the Association to graduating LHS seniors. Contact Patty (Kuhn) Kennedy at 841-9541 or email her at

AAU hoops club: The Lady Prospects AAU Basketball Club will host the Lady Prospects Summer Basketball Academy for all girls entering the fourth through eighth grades in the 2011 school year. The five-week academy will begin June 7 at Oskaloosa Junior/Senior High School. For more information, contact 787-2249 or visit

LHS boys tennis workouts: Lawrence High is conducting boys tennis workouts for all LHS boys tennis players, grades nine through 12, for the 2012 season. The workouts will take place from 10-11:30 a.m. on June 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 and July 7, 12 and 14 at the LHS tennis courts. More than 16 hours of individual and group instruction, drills and games are available for $50. Make checks to LHS boys tennis. Email or call coach Marshall at 423-1402.

Self camp: There’s still time to register teams for the Bill Self/Lawrence Parks and Recreation Golf Classic to benefit the Parks and Recreation Department’s Wee Folks Scholarship Fund.

The golf classic is scheduled for a 1 p.m. shotgun start June 17 at Eagle Bend Golf Course. The event is set up as a four-person scramble and will be flighted with awards for first-, second- and third-place finishers in each flight. Cost to participate is $100 per individual or $400 per four-player team. Individuals may request to be assigned to a team in need of players.

Individuals may enroll online at Registration forms are also available at all Lawrence Parks and Recreation facilities.

Eagle bend leagues: Eagle Bend Junior 9-Hole Golf League: Fee: $50 one-time fee. A league promoting fun competition for junior golfers. This is not an instructional league. Participants are expected to have basic knowledge of etiquette and basic golf skills. Boys and girls age 12-17 years old, who have not reached their 18th birthday by June 10, are eligible. League is open to the first 48 golfers. League runs Mondays, June 6-July 18, with tee times between 1-2 p.m.

Free State Basketball Camp: For information about camps and skill development workouts this summer at Free State, call basketball coach Chuck Law at 823-6050 or email

Horseshoe winner: Burl Cox Jr. of Norman, Okla., won the Champion Class of The Wynne Open Horseshoe Sanction Tournament on May 22. League night is every Thursday evening at 7 at Broken Arrow. Anyone interested can call Wynne at 843-8450.

Kansas softball camp: Kansas University softball will host three camps this summer. The All Skills Camp for grades 3-8 will run June 19-22. A Pitcher/Catcher Camp will run June 22-24 for grades 3-12. The High School Camp will be July 11-14 for grades 9-12. For information, email


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