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Kristen Jarboe

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Skills camp lessons will travel to the Far East
July 26, 2006
The Basgall family comes back to Lawrence every summer, mostly to see Grandma. But the timing is perfect for summer sports camps. Greg and Stacey’s 9-year-old son, Alec, came back for the second time to the Kaw Valley Soccer Association’ Advanced Skills camp so he could pick up some skills for when he plays the game back home- in Japan.
Phenix coach builds team from ground up
July 12, 2006
The Phenix U10 team at the Phenix Spring Classic: third. Playing in Basehor last week at league: second. Competing in the Best of Kansas City: first. A coach who built his own ball field in the country so the team can always practice: priceless.
Red Sox rally late and down Pirates
July 12, 2006
It looked like the Pirates were going to beat the Red Sox until the final inning at Ice Field last Wednesday. That’s when the Red Sox scored seven runs to win 11-5.
Free State/LHS football camp grows to over 100 participants
July 5, 2006
About 10 years ago, having 25 kids at the Lawrence High School and Free State High School football camp was considered a good turnout. But each year, the camp continues to grow in popularity. Last week, head coaches Bob Lisher and Dirk Wedd greeted 140 participants.
Pickup Street Soccer at heart of game
July 5, 2006
Riny deBoer said she wanted players to experience the concept of playing soccer in the park with whoever happens to show up. So, four years ago she created what she calls “Street Soccer.” She regularly gets about 30 players showing up now Monday nights at YSI.
KVSA camp stresses fun, fundamentals
June 28, 2006
The Kaw Valley Soccer Association put on a developmental camp last week that was open to all ages. They had 30 participants, ranging from 4- to 12-years-old. The focus of the camp, led by coaches Gunar Harmon and Gretchen Yencic, was to develop individual skills, especially since the kids were so young.
Hot Flame Hawks bats set down Jets, 25-21
Homers from start to finish key in Flame Hawks victory
June 21, 2006
The battle between the Flame Hawks and the Jets in the Parks and Rec Rookie Baseball League got off to a quick start as each team scored five runs in their first at bats.
Clippers clobber Pistons with big first inning
June 21, 2006
The Clippers took a quick 10-0 lead against the Pistons after one inning of their DCABA baseball game Monday night and never looked back in eventually winning 30-8.
Triple play highlights Team 9 Rookie Softball game
June 14, 2006
Friends and family filled the stands for the second T-ball game for both Team 9 and Team 11 in the Parks and Recreation league. With the hot sun streaming in their faces at Youth Sports Inc., many cheers could be heard in support of the girls, whether they were up to bat or in the outfield.
LHS shooting camp aims to improve form
June 14, 2006
Mark Laskowski, who graduated from playing center at South Junior High School to hopefully suiting up for Lawrence High this year, said he thinks he already has a head start in his preparation for prep competition thanks to his participation in LHS basketball coach Chris Davis’ shooting camp.

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Alec Basgall gets ready; to kick the ball, as another camper looks on during a soccer drill at the Kaw Valeey Soccer Associations' Advanced Skills camp. Basgall lives on a military base in Japan and traveled to the United States to visit his grandmother and to take part in the camp.

Camp director Mauro Nobre signs up campers for different drills during the Kaw Valley Soccer Association's Advanced Skills camp.

Ice League Red Sox Ryan Taylor bats in the top of the fifth inning. Taylor scored his second run for the team on Wednesday at Holcom Park.

Two teams collide while going for the ball at Kaw Valley Soccer Association's Street Soccer. Games played at the camp at Youth Sports Inc. were seven minutes long.

Participants in Free State and Lawrence High Schools' football camp run defensive drills on June 26. The camp ran from June 26-29.

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