Archive for Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Youth lacrosse coming to Johnson County

January 24, 2012, 5:32 p.m.

Updated: January 25, 2012, 12:00 a.m.

Elementary and middle school students who live in the Shawnee Northwest or North areas will be eligible to play boys lacrosse this spring through the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

Fourth-through-eighth-grade boys will have a chance to play eight 90-minute games from March to May and practice twice per week with high school coaches from the area.

Registration is $160 and is due by Feb. 17. Registration can be made by phone at 913-831-3359, online at or walk-in at Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch Road in Merriam, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Participants will need a boys lacrosse stick, mouthpiece, helmet, arm pads, gloves, athletic cup, shoulder pads and cleats or soccer shoes.

If you are interested in helping get a team for your area, know of anyone who would be willing to coach or referee, or have a question, contact Lucas Lentz at or Dusty Kilgore at


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