Archive for Wednesday, July 5, 2000

Sports briefs

July 5, 2000

Football fund-raising kicks off for junior high

A group of parents who are heading up the fund-raising efforts for football at Baldwin Junior High School will meet Sunday night at The Lodge.

The meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. and anyone interested is encouraged to attend. Rick Weaver, one of the people spear-heading the effort, said the group has come up with a kick-off event which will involve in the opening game of the football season.

"One of our main activities will be the 'Bulldog Bash,' which will be a city-wide tailgate party before Baldwin High School's home opener Sept. 1 against Prairie View," Weaver said. "We're still working on the details and we'll get the word out."

Anyone interested in donating towards the $15,000 necessary to establish the BJHS football program or to become a part of the fund-raising group are encouraged to call Doug Orloff at 594-7548.

Tennis camp to be July 10-14

There will be a tennis camp for all interested players from July 10 to July 14 at the Baldwin High School tennis courts.

Local tennis players Chad Glover, Blake Glover and Andrea Irick will be conducting the camps. The camp will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on each of the days.

Participants will be divided by skill level. Cost is $40. For more information or to enroll, call 594-6627.

Football camps set for grades 3-12

Baldwin High School football coach Mike Berg will be conducting football camps the last two weeks in July.

On July 24-28, both high school and junior high sessions will be held. Players in grades 9 through 12 will go from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Seventh and eighth graders will go from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

On July 17-21, there will be a camp for kids in grades three through six from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. All three camps will be held at the Baldwin High School football practice fields.

For more information or to obtain forms to sign up, call Berg at 594-2472.

BU basketball camps set for July run

There is still space available for the Baker University Basketball Day Camps for boys and girls going into grades fourth through eighth at the Collins Center.

Session I will be July 10-13 and Session II will be July 24-27. Both sessions will run from 9:30 a.m. to noon daily. Camp director will be Rick Weaver, head men's basketball coach at Baker, and cost is $50.

There will be individual attention for each player, 1-on-1 and 2-on-2, as well as other team competition. The camp staff will be comprised of area high school and college coaches, as well as college athletes.

For more information or to obtain registration forms, contact Weaver at 594-8422. Enrollment confirmation letters will be sent after the form is received.

Track camps set at KU in July

LAWRENCE The University of Kansas track and field program will host the Nike Jayhawk Summer Camps series.

The track and field camp is July 9-13; the cross country and distance camp is July 23-27. Each camp will focus on technique, competition strategy, sports psychology, nutrition and fun.

The camps are open to all boys and girls from grade 4 through 12. Cost of the camp for those staying overnight is $365. Day-camper cost is $265.

For more information, contact Tim Weaver at KU, 785-864-7971.

Baker athletes receive academic recognition

Thirty-one Baker University students have been recognized as scholar-athletes by the Heart of America Athletic Conference for 1999-2000. The conference recognizes students participating in a varsity sport with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.4 or above.

Kansas: Baldwin City, David D'Ercole, senior, soccer; DeSoto: Johnna Shackelford, senior, softball; Eudora, Akiba Medina, sophomore, soccer; Lansing, Erin Turner-Lantzy, senior, soccer; Minneola, Scott Rynerson, senior, basketball; Morrowville, Patriece Baker, junior, basketball; Olathe, Jennifer Elkins, junior, tennis; Prairie Village, Max Dodge, junior, football; Rose Hill, Brant Brittingham, junior, football and Genny Randall, senior, cross country; Sabetha, Cindy Renyer, junior, basketball; Salina, Michelle Ash, senior, softball and Jessica Walters, junior, volleyball; Shawnee, Jeff Lloyd, junior, basketball and Ramona Knocke, senior, golf; Topeka, Jason Montgomery, junior, football; Jason Schnellbacher, junior, football; Sheree Tinder, senior, softball; Jill Hamilton, junior, softball; Wellsville, Kyle Deterding, senior, basketball and Bryan Dorsey, senior basketball; Wichita, Mandi Seachris, senior, soccer and Brendan O'Bryhim, senior, tennis.

Other States: California, Lake Forest, Matt Jordan, junior, football; Colorado, Colorado Springs, Kevin Ridenour, junior, soccer; Missouri, Brashear, Len Sapp, junior, cross country and track; Jefferson City, Stacy Hubble, junior, golf; North Carolina, Apex, Justin Miller, junior, baseball; Oklahoma, Tulsa, Natalie Graves, junior, basketball; Texas, Mexia, David Ewers, junior, football.

Other Countries: Brazil, Goiania, Julio Dos Santos, senior, basketball.

Hannon helps team gain title

The Sport 2 Sport 14U Club basketball team won the "B" division championship for small school varsity teams at the Gold Crown Team Camp in Denver.

Team members are: Andy Hannon from Baldwin City; Kyle Carter, Arvelle Trotter, Cole Douglas, Caleb Harvey, Brady Morningstar, Tyler Morgan and Walker Douglas, all from Lawrence.

Basketball camp will run Aug. 13-15

Registrations are being accepted for the summer basketball concept camp at Sport 2 Sport, Lawrence. The registration deadline is Aug. 4.

The camp is for boys and girls, grades 6-12 (as of Fall '00) and will run Aug. 13-15 from1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The camp will include 1 on 1, 3 on 3 and 5 on 5 situations. Also included will be specific position moves and skill evaluation.

Cost is $75 and includes a camp T-shirt. For more information call 785-843-4263 or go online to www.sport2sport.com.

Hershey's track meet results listed

On June 23 at Liston Stadium, seven youngsters ages 9-14 years old competed against one another to qualify for the Kansas State Hershey's Track Meet which will be held on July 7 and 8 at Emporia State University Track.

The results are as follows: 9-10 year old boys Standing long jump: Taylor Benton, Baldwin City, second, 5-7.5; 50-meter dash: Benton, first, 5.88 seconds. 100-meter dash: Benton, first, 16.41 seconds.

11-12 year old boys Standing long jump: Aaron Mills, Baldwin City, first, 6-9.5.;100 M dash: Mills, first, 14.13 seconds. 200 M dash: Mills, first, 30.09 seconds.

Everyone who participated in the track meet qualified for state in at least two events each.

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