Peyton Garvin gets a piece of the ball during an at bat.
Pitcher Mason Phelps turns to first for a throwout.
Cubs pitcher Jordan Cutell stands at the pitching mound to throw one out to the Mets' batter. Cutell sucessfully struck out three Mets players in a row in the second inning.
Martin Williams hands the ball off during a shooting drill at South Junior High School on Wednesday. Williams was a participant in the Lawrence High School Shooting Camp.
The Hurricanes bustle around in their dugout before going to new positions in the field for the final inning against the Blue Stars. At the Rookie Softball level, players must change positions several times during a single game.
Ice League Whitesox pitcher Mitchell Whitson prepares to throw to the Pirates at the bottom of the fifth inning on Wednesday. The Whitesox defeaed the Pirates, 11-10, at Holcom Park.
Mark Laskowski goes in for a lay-up at the LHS Shooting Camp on Wednesday. The camp is designed to help players like Laskowski improve their shooting form.
Martin Williams aims to pass during a drill at the LHS Shooting Camp on Wednesday at South Junior High School. The camp, held June 5-9, used a variety of drills to help campers improve their shooting form.
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Flaming BAseballs' Coach Marvin Wesley fires up his team in the dugout Thursday when the Flaming Baseballs played Team 1 at Youth Sports Inc.
Flaming Baseballs' Pitcher Mason Phelps turns to first for a throw durirg his team's game against Team 1 on Thursday at Youth Sports Inc. The two teams play in the Parks and Rec Intro T-ball league.
Lawrence High School Shooting Camp participant Trenton Sheppard steadies himself for a shot at South Junior High School on Wednesday. Sheppard was taking part in a set of drills at the camp.
Team 1 Shortstop Chase Garcia tags out Flaming Baseballs' baserunner Gage Shepard on his way to third base on Thursday at Youth Sports Inc. Team 1 and the Flaming Baseballs play in the Parks and Rec Intro T-ball league.
Blue Star Sydney O'Brien waits patiently at third base in the bottom of the second inning against the Hurricanes. O'Brien would score the first of five runs for the Blue Stars in the inning, but the Hurricanes went on to win 24-12.
Team 1 player J.D. Grammer sizes up the ball before taking a swing Thursday. Grammer's team played the Flaming Baseballs at Youth Sports Inc.
Pirate Bo Schneider runs for first base in the third inning of his team's Heinrich League match-up against the Athletics on Wednesday. The Pirates eventually took home the victory, 12-1.
Batter Mason Phelps gets a hold of the ball as he bats for the Parks and Rec Intro T-ball Flaming Baseballs team. The Flaming Baseballs played Team 1 Thursday at Youth Sports Inc.
Team 1 Coach Chris Ramirez claps in the outfield next to his left fielder Marvin McWhorter IV. Team 1 played the Flaming Baseballs on Thursday at Youth Sports Inc.
The Jhawk Baseball Mets step up to bat in the second inning of their match-up with the Cubs on June 6 at Holcom Park. Thanks to a grand slam by Matt Keary, the Mets won 13-5.
Cub Jordan Cuttell Throws a strike against the Mets on June 6 at Holcom Park. Cuttell successfully struck out three Mets in a row in the second inning.
Team 9 batter Allison Ramos runs home in the middle of her team's match-up with Team 11. The two teams play in the Parks and Rec 1st and 2nd grade Rookie Softball League.
The U12 DCABA Lightning step up to bat in the third inning. The Lightning played the Rebels June 5 at 4-H Cowser Field.
Pirate Alex Hall bats a run for his team in the first inning at Holcom Park on Wednesday. The Pirates defeated the Athletics 12-1.
Junior High School basketball coach Mike Ofer gives tips to players at the Warhawk Basketball Camp. Players broke up into groups of 3-on-3 and 5-on-5 to work on their newly learned techniques.
Participants in West's basketball camp take a break to listen to coaches Stan Frantz and Mike Ofer talk about improving their game. The camp was held June 5-9 at West Junior High.
Ninth grade participants in West's basketball camp take the ball to the hoop during a drill on June 5. The camp gave basketball players from 7th-9th grades the chance to perfect their skills.
The U14 Lawrence Phenix girls fast pitch team pose after taking second place in the Memorial Day Classic at Field of Dreams in Basehor May 27-29. Pictured front row: Allison Ice, Calleigh Durr, Kylee Mader, Lexi Smith, Haley Finucane. Middle row: Kacie Welborn, Bailey Scott, Jamie Morgison, Maddy Wilson, Anna Mages, Madison Oller. Top row: coaches Lee Ice, Bill Finucane, Marv Oller. Not pictured: Allison Hoover.
The U14 Lawrence Phenix girls fast pitch team pose with their second place award from the Memorial Day Classic at Field of Dreams in Basehor on May 29. Pictured in the front row, left to right: Allison Ice, Calleigh Durr, Kylee Mader, Lexi Smith, Haley Finucane. Middle row: Kacie Welborn,
Bailey Scott, Jamie Morgison, Maddy Wilson, Anna Mages, Madison Oller. Back row: coaches Lee Ice, Bill Finucane, Marv Oller. Not pictured: Allison Hoover.
Cubs catcher Caige Sutton gets back in position after catching a foul ball in the Cubs game against the Mets on June 6.
Reece Conklin bats in the second inning for the U12 DCABA Lightning. Conklin's team played the Rebels June 5 at the 4H fields.
The Girls Intro T-Ball AllStars wait for the catch on second base in their game against the Bobcats on June 5. The league gives most the players a chance to play t-ball for the very first time.
The Girls Intro T-Ball Bobcats step up to bat while their opponents, the AllStars, look on.
A.J. Gilbert bats for the Athletics in the second inning of their game against the Pirates. The two teams played each other on Wednesday night at Holcom Park.
Participants in the Lawrence High School Shooting Camp listen to pointers on how to shoot a better free throw on Wednesday afternoon at South Junior High School. The camp ran from June 5-9.
Lightning coach Tom Leggins cheers on his team before they hit the field at 4-H Cowser on June 5. The Lightning eventually fell to the Rebels 9-1.
Jhawk baseball Mets player Scott Lamb bats for his team in the third inning. Lamb hit a double to push the Mets on to victory, June 6 at Holcom Park.
Blue Star Alexia Anglin takes a cut during her at-bat against the Hurricanes. The Blue Stars and Hurricanes, members of the Parks and Rec Rookie Softball League, faced off at Youth Sports Inc. on Thursday.
Mikayla Lockwood hustles to the dugout after scoring the Blue Stars' fifth and final run of the second inning on Thursday. Despite the big inning, the Blue Stars fell to the Hurricanes 24-12 in Parks and Rec Rookie Softball action.
With bases loaded, Team 9 batter Crosby Dold attempts to swing a hit before the t-ball stand is brought out. Dold swung a center hit that brought a teammate home on Thursday at Youth Sports Inc.