Archive for Wednesday, June 14, 2000

Sports briefs

June 14, 2000

BHS football interest kicks up

The summer season of Baldwin High School football is well under way, both on the field and in the weight room.

BHS head coach Mike Berg said Monday's turnout for weights was 55, the highest total yet. There were other newcomers Tuesday morning as well.

On the field, the varsity Bulldogs went 1-2 in the Eudora 7-on-7 league Saturday. They beat Eudora 14-6 in the opener, then fell to DeSoto 24-8 and came up just short against Lansing, 22-16. The junior varsity Bulldogs lost three games.

Both teams were playing short handed. Quarterback Heath Knight and wide receiver Ben Cosman were both attending a football camp in Oklahoma. Two other players were missing in order to attend a baseball tournament.

Basketball starts for high schoolers, too

Two Baldwin High School basketball teams opened play in Sport-2-Sport's Danny Manning League on June 7.

The Old Dogs, comprised of juniors and seniors, lost both games, as did the Young Dogs, a team of freshmen and sophomores. The teams play on Wednesday evenings through the end of June.

Like the BHS football team in the Eudora league, the basketball Bulldogs were playing without Heath Knight and Ben Cosman who were attending a football camp in Oklahoma.

BU basketball camps set for July run

The Baker University Basketball Day Camps for boys and girls going into grades fourth through eighth will be in July 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 Baker. Enrollment confirmation letters will be sent after the form is received.

Baker softball players named to NAIA team

Baker University student-athletes Sarah Jensen and Casey McGinley have been named to the NAIA all-region softball team.

Jensen, Olathe, who recently graduated, played third base for BU. McGinley, a junior from Topeka, played second base.

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.

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