Sports Shorts



Sportsman Spectacular on the slate

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Ducks Unlimited Chapter will host a Sportsman Spectactular October 4 at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $65 in advance, $75 at the door and Includes dinner, live auction, silent auction, and raffles. Tables seating eight are $450 and sponsor tables also available. Details: Ryan Krueger 1- 248-830-9659. — L.P.

Pro-Am scramble on slate

LAPEER — Michigan Adaptive Golf will host an 18-hole scramble at Rolling Hills Golf Club, 3274 Davison Rd. on Friday, Sept. 21. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. and pre-registration required at 810-342- 4345. Golfers can sign up in two-, three- or fourperson teams. Cost is $40 per person and includes 18 holes with cart, hot dogs at the turn and lunch and prizes following. Each four-person team will include at least one golfer with a disability. Details: Monica Haubenstricker at 810-342- 4345. — L.P.

Boxing club opens

DAVISON — The Davison Wells Boxing Club began training yesterday and welcomes prospective new boxers. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The club, located at 7272 E. Atherton Rd., welcomes ages 8-34. Details: Arnie Wells at 810-449-8796 or 810-653- 2806. — D.N.

Youth boxing clinic Saturday

FLINT — Olympic gold medalist and 17-year old Flint Northwestern High senior Claressa Shields will host a free boxing clinic at Atwood Stadium from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday for the first 200 people that register by today. Also on hand will be trainers including 1992 USA Olympic Men’s Boxing Coach Joe Byrd, retired super middleweight professional boxer Tim Littles, Shields’ trainer Jason Crutchfield and Leon Lawson, who trains professional boxers Anthony and Andre Dirrell. Details: Jesse Carpenter, Police Athletic League, 810-423-8682 or Atwood Stadium Director John McGarry at 810-513-9381. — M.S.

Deadline reminder for varsity coaches

FLINT TWP. — Now that the 2012 varsity sports season is in full swing, coaches are reminded that all scores must be reported by Wednesday at 9 am. to the Flint Twp. VIEW Newspaper in order to make that week’s edition. Results can be called in 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to a specific writer or faxed to 810-667-6309. — M.S.

Derby Girls to roll again

FLINT — On Sept. 22, the Flint City Derby Girls will host the Lansing Derby Vixens at the Perani Arena and Event Center after the FCDG Grand Funk Hellcats take on Lansing Derby Vixens Capitol Corruption. From there, the squad has no more road games and will conclude its current season on Oct. 22 as the FCDG Grand Funk Hellcats face the Brighton Roller Dolls before the Flint City Derby Girls take on the Glass City Rollers from Toledo, Ohio. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Practices for the squad are held at Rollhaven Skating and Fun Center, 5315 Saginaw Rd, Flint, 48507. Details: www.flintcityderbygirls.org or flintderby@gmail.com. — M.S.

Youth football organization starts 2012

GENESEE COUNTY — Despite the varsity games at New Lothrop being postponed from last Saturday to last Sunday because of lightning, the Mid Michigan Rural Football League was able to complete week one of its current season. As for the contests at Durand last Saturday, those matchups have been rescheduled for week five, Oct. 6, at the same time because the high school game was moved from last Friday night to last Saturday because of weather. Local MMRFL teams include Grand Blanc, Goodrich, Atherton, Bendle, Bentely, Swartz Creek and Carman-Ainsworth and the league website currently has complete scheduling information and scores will be available soon. Details: www.mmrfl.org. — M.S.


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