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Our Town Sports (Aug. 8)

August 8, 2013

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Aquahawks openings: The Lawrence Aquahawks will be hosting new swimmer tryouts at the Alvamar Pool located at Bishop Seabury Academy from 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 16 and from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 17. The Aquahawks swimming team is always accepting new members. The Aquahawks are a year-round USA Swimming-sponsored competitive swim team. The Aquahawks offer a swim lesson program and competitive swim team for all ages. For information contact Andrew Schmidt at andrew.aquahawks@gmail.com

Ad Astra swimming: Ad Astra Area Aquatics is always accepting new swimmers. For information, contact coach Patrick at 331-6940 or coach Katie at 766-7423 or visit the website at adastraareaaquatics.org

Softball camp: The 5 Tool Softball School is taking applications for softball camp for grades 4-8 that will be held at Free State High this fall. Camp will be held on Sunday afternoons Aug. 25-Sept. 29. For information, contact FSHS head coach Lee Ice at ice@sunflower.com

Rebels tryouts: The Rebels 9U kid-pitch team will hold a tryout from 10 a.m.-noon on Aug. 10 and Aug. 17 at YSC Field No. 5. For information, email Mark Kern at mkern@KernGroupInc.com.

Softball school: The Five Tool Softball School will have tryouts for 18-, 16-, 14-, and 12-year-old girls fastpitch teams for this fall/summer of 2014. There are spots available on all five current Five Tool teams. Depending on interest, additional teams will be formed if needed. Tryouts will be held at the Free State softball field beginning at 2 p.m. (registration starting at 1:30 p.m.) on Aug. 11. Please call Steve Seratte at 785-760-1446 for additional information or to register in advance.

Fast and Furious softball: Fast and Furious fastpitch softball tryouts will be held Aug. 10 for 12B/C & 14B players at YSC Field No. 6, (12U) 10:30 a.m. and (14U) 1 p.m. Contact John Delfelder at jdel@sunflower.com

14U baseball: A new 14U baseball team is forming, which will play tournaments in the Kansas City, Topeka, and Lawrence areas. League play has yet to be decided, but is a possibility. All spots are open. If interested please contact to schedule a tryout. Call Tom at: 785-217-4649 or email t0by1us@gmail.com

Middle school cross country: RunLawrence is offering a cross country program with systematic training organized by a qualified coach. Open to grades 6-8, the program runs Aug. 19 to Oct. 11. Times: 4:30-5:30 p.m., Monday-Wednesday-Friday at Broken Arrow Park. To register, visit http://bit.ly/1ceZKop or email dkuhls@gmail.com

Youth bowling: Royal Crest Lanes will offer a youth program this fall for ages 3-18. Cost is $8 per week. Sign up 9-11 a.m. Aug. 31; the program begins Sept. 7 and offers free coaching. A free one-on-one coaching program called “pre-game” starts at 8 a.m. For information, call Royal Crest at 842-1234.

Lasers baseball tryouts: Tryouts for the Lawrence Lasers 10U baseball team will be held from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at YSC 4. Contact coach Bryan Gonzales at 816-518-0418 or begonz2002@yahoo.com

Rebels baseball tryouts: Tryouts for the Lawrence Rebels 12U baseball team will be from 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 at YSC 1 and 5:30-7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 at YSC 1. Contact Pat Karlin for information or questions at kufireman@sbcglobal.net or 785-865-8682.

Girls volleyball: Lawrence Parks and Recreation is taking fall registrations for fourth- or fifth-grade girls who are interested in participating in the 2013 Youth Volleyball program. To register, stop by any of the Recreation Centers or register on line at: www.lprd.org. Registration deadline is Wednesday, Aug. 21. Volunteer coaches are needed. Practices begin after Labor Day. Contact the Youth Sports office, 832-7940, for information.

LPRD recreation basketball: Lawrence Parks and Recreation is taking registrations for those (K-6) interested in participating in the 2013 Youth Recreational Basketball program. To register, stop by any of the Recreation Centers or register on line at: www.lprd.org. Registration deadline is Thursday, Sept. 12. Contact the Youth Sports office, 832-7940, for information.

Hoopster competitive basketball: Lawrence Parks and Recreation is taking “TEAM” registrations for those coaches interested in entering their team in the 2013-14 Hoopster Basketball program. Spots are still available for the second-, third- and sixth-grade leagues. To register, stop by any of the Recreation Centers or download a registration form from our web site: www.lprd.org. Registration is limited to eight teams per age division. Contact the Youth Sports office, 832-7940, for information.

Fall baseball: The Home Plate Cactus 18U team is looking for players for a fall baseball team. Contact Wilson Kilmer by email at: homeplate@sunflower.com, or by text or phone at 785-393-9564.

Lawrence Vipers softball: The Lawrence Vipers 16U softball team is looking to add a dedicated, versatile and athletic player to its current roster. Current girls on roster have played an average of 2+ years competitive ball, and the team is looking for another player with similar playing time. Tryouts will be Thursday and Saturday. Please contact Melvin at 785-331-6735.

Prospects AAU basketball: The Lady Prospects AAU Basketball will be hosting their Fall Open Gyms for all sixth- through 12th-grade girls. Open gyms begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 at Bishop Seabury Academy. For all open gym dates and information, go to the team’s website at www.ladyprospectsbball.org or call (785)787-2249.

Reaney at U.S. Open: Lawrence native Emma Reaney, a two-time 2013 NCAA All-American and 2013 Big East Swimmer of the Year for Notre Dame, swam at the U.S. Open last week. She finished second in the 200-meter breaststroke (2:26.65), third in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.56), fourth in the 200 IM (2:14.01), eighth in the 200 butterfly (2:14.15), and 12th in the 100 butterfly (1:00.35).

Baseball tryouts: Tryouts for a 12U baseball team will be Sunday, Aug. 18. The team is looking for players who will not turn 13 before April 30 to play in DCABA and possibly tournaments for the 2014 season. Looking for most positions. Email 785baseball@gmail.com for more information.

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