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Teamwork and endurance critical to KVF-Blue team’s success
May 31, 2006
Editor’s note: This is one in a series of articles featuring the Lawrence soccer teams that participate in the Premier League of Heartland Soccer Assn.
One run differnce in Mavericks vs. Cougars
May 24, 2006
It was high-scoring, closely contested and down to the wire. The Mavericks met the Cougars in a U8 DCABA game Wednesday at Youth Sports Inc. and the fans, parents and coaches were treated to a nail biter. When the dust settled it was the Mavericks who came out on top with a 12-11 victory.
Hoopsters secure championship in fourth
May 24, 2006
On a night of big-time NBA playoff action, two teams squared off at the Community Building in their own championship game. With flashes of defense and a lot of running, the game resembled an all-star contest and ended with a 59-41 Hoopster victory against Cougars Court.
Division 1 presents new challenges for U13 Kaw Valley Force
May 17, 2006
They run. And they run a lot. Thanks to eighth-year head coach Sarah Garcia’s emphasis on conditioning, the U10 Kaw Valley Force girls are in great shape to win their last two games of the season.
Red Sox show offensive power vs. Falcons
May 17, 2006
Whether it was the delayed start or the chilliness in the air, both the 10U Red Sox and Falcons started the game a little cold. But once the game was in full swing it was a different story and the Red Sox ran to a big 21-3 victory May 8 at 4H Wrigley Field.
Wizards hold Silly Willy Weasels scoreless
May 17, 2006
There were just a few teams left on the fields at Youth Sports Inc. in the late afternoon Saturday. Two of them were the Silly Willy Weasels and the Wizards locked in a U13 battle on field 12. The Wizards struck twice late in the first half and used their defense to keep the Weasels out of the net and come away with a 2-0 victory.
Team Blue makes no bones about it in 8-6 win over Skeletons
May 10, 2006
Things didn’t start out well, as the Skeletons opened the game scoring a goal for the other team, but they turned it around to compete in a shootout with team Blue in a U6 Boys-A division coed match Saturday at Youth Sports Inc. Both teams went back and forth until the final whistle signaled an 8-6 Blue victory.
U14 Renegades rolling along in league play
But team aims to improve in tourney competition this weekend
May 10, 2006
The U14 KSA Renegades may be a new team playing in its first season together, but they have amassed a 4-1 regular season record and have had some fun doing it.
Coyotes take a bite out of Kiwi Force
May 10, 2006
The howls of coyotes could be heard ringing around the fields at Youth Sports Inc. Saturday morning. These coyotes weren’t animals, but a group of players on the U10 Division 2 team Howling Coyotes, who celebrated a 5-1 victory against Kiwi Force continuing their undefeated season.
Local Jr. Highs compete, multi-sport athletes shine at Bulldog Relays
May 3, 2006
Nearly 300 athletes from the four Lawrence junior high schools descended on Southwest Jr. High April 26 for the eighth edition of the Bulldog Relays.

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Recent photos

April Rand tends to the racks outside Britches Clothing, 842 Massachusetts Street. Rand, a former employee at the store, came back to help out during the sidewalk sale, which runs through the weekend along Mass St.

Lawrence High's track and field team hoists the hardware after winning state. The Lions took the team trophy Saturday in Wichita.

Free State pitcher Scott Heitshusen delivers against Maize. Heitshusen's pitching - and his home run - helped the Firebirds win, 6-5, Saturday in Wichita.

Members of the Free State High baseball team start a dogpile on the mound after winning the state championship. The Firebirds defeated Maize, 6-5, Saturday at Wichita's Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.

Free State second baseman LIVI abney tosses the ball to first for an out last season. Abney signed a letter of intent Friday to play softball at Wisconsin.

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