Archive for Friday, June 26, 2009

Baldwin City sports briefs

June 26, 2009

Weaver hosting summer basketball camp

Rick Weaver, Baker University men’s basketball coach, is once again hosting his summer basketball camp. His camp will run from 9:30 a.m. to noon July 13-16 at Baker’s Collins Center.

The camp is for boys and girls entering grades fourth through eighth. To enroll, contact Weaver by e-mail at or by phone at (785) 594-8422.

BJHS hosting golf scramble Saturday

Baldwin Junior High School officials will be hosting a two-man golf scramble tourney at the Baldwin City Municipal Golf Course on Saturday.

The event will start at 9 a.m. It will be flighted and hole prizes will be given away for closest to the pin on No. 2 and No. 5 and longest drive on No. 7. Many other prizes will be awarded after the tournament.

It will cost $25 dollars per person. If someone doesn’t have a partner, one will be assigned at the course.

Barbecued burgers, bratwursts and drinks are included with the entry fee. All proceeds go toward the BJHS track uniforms this year.

For more information, contact Ted Zuzzio at 594–3733 or just show up before tee time to register.

BHS alumni run set for July 4

All former and current Baldwin High School cross country runners are invited to attend the third annual BHS alumni run.

The event will be held at 9 a.m. July 4 at the Baldwin City Municipal Golf Course. There will be a two-mile run. The run isn’t required, but participation is encouraged.

Following the run, there will be a cookout for the runners. Family and friends are invited to attend the event.

For more information, contact Jimmy Gillispie by email at or by phone at (785) 594-7080.

Signal staff looking for summer results

Every summer, the Signal staff publishes information received about summer sports, including camps, tournaments and activities. We will try to include any information received the Tuesday before the Thursday publication in that week’s paper.

Any scores, photographs or information can be emailed to Jimmy Gillispie at He can also be reached by phone at (785) 594-7080.

Zordel earns fourth all-state softball honor

Alex Zordel was recently named to the Kansas Softball Coaches Association second-team Class 4A All-State. Zordel went 15-6 as the Bulldogs’ pitcher this spring. She made the all-state team her first three years as a third baseman.

Zordel was also named to the First-Team All-Frontier League as the utility player. Haley Finucane was on the first team at second base.

Tracie Weege (short stop), Madeline Brungardt (first base) and Morgan Burton (outfield) were all named to the second team.

BHS football staff hosting summer camps

There will be three football camps this summer for local youths through high school age students. All three camps will be in July.

The high school camp will run July 13-17 from 6-8:30 p.m. each night. It will be for students entering grades ninth through 12th in the fall.

The camp will cost $35, but that will include a t-shirt. Any questions, call coach Mike Berg at 594-2472.

The camp for students entering seventh and eighth grades will also be July 13-17, but it will run from 8-10 a.m. each day. This camp will cost $25, which includes a t-shirt, and for more information call the Baldwin Junior High school office at 594-2448.

The final camp will be for those entering grades second through sixth in the fall. The youth camp will run from 9-11 a.m., July 27-30. It will cost $15 and that includes a t-shirt. For questions, call Berg at 594-2472.

Local student wins state rodeo finals

Kyon Buckley, of Baldwin City, won the Kansas High School Rodeo State finals recently in Topeka at the ExpoCenter.

Buckley, son of Tom and Cyndi Buckley, competed along with many other students his age June 12-14 in Topeka. He won the all-around cowboy competition. Buckley recently graduated from Baldwin High School.

Eudora hosting annual Horsethief run July 11

Eudora High School’s cross country program will once again be hosting its annual Horsethief run. It is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. July 11 in Eudora.

There will be a 5-kilometer race and a one mile fun run. Runners can enter at or e-mail The cost will be $25 for the run.

In the competitive USATF certified 5K race, unique awards will be presented to overall and age group winners in the following age groups: 12-under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70- 99,100-over. Each finisher of the 1 mile run/walk will receive a finishing award.

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