Sports Shorts



Alternative education and enrichment

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth high school will host several adult health and fitness programs currently offered through the Bendle/Carman- Ainsworth Adult and Community Education Program. This includes Indoor Walking from Sept. 24-Dec. 5 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Monday and Wednesdays at no cost, Water Aerobics will be available from Sept. 29-Nov. 17 on Saturdays from 9-10 a.m. for $25 and Hip Hop for the Beginner takes place Sept. 25-Oct. 30 on Mondays from 6- 6:45 p.m. for $49.

There is also Tai Chi “Meditation in Motion” for $45 on Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. from Sept. 26- Nov. 17 or Nov. 14-Jan. 9, Power Flex Yoga will be held on Tuesdays from 7-7:45 p.m. for $35 on Sept. 25- Oct. 3, Oct. 30-Nov. 27 or Dec. 4- Jan. 15 and Line Dancing for Beginners will go from Sept. 24- Oct. 29 on Mondays from 6:30-8 p.m. for $49. Details: 810-591-2880, 810-591-3276 or 810-591- 3620. — M.S.

Get your game on

GRAND BLANC — Lady Bobcats varsity girls basketball coach Megan Noll and her team will host a skills clinic for girls in grades 3-6 that includes four nights of basketball for $55 per student. Those who return their completed forms by Sept. 21 can register for $50 each, or $45 if using sibling discount. Sessions begin on Oct. 4 in the Tartoni Athletic Center at the high school at 5:30 p.m. for registration, basketball FUNdamentals takes place at 6 p.m. and from 7-7:30 p.m. athletes will be placed on either the 3-4 grade or 5-6 grade teams during team bonding. From there the clinic will be held on Oct. 11, 18, 25 and Nov. 1 and feature basketball FUNdamentals at 6 p.m. and Lady Bobcat Basketball games will go from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Details: 810-694-0652 or mjmansour@comcast.net M.S.

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.

UM-Flint football pulls off huge upset in home opener

FLINT— After losing a pair of nail biters to open the season, which included losses at Denison University, 26-23, and at Ohio State, 39- 34, the Kodiaks bounced back in a huge way this past Saturday at Atwood Stadium in downtown Flint.

Michigan-Flint, which went into the game ranked as the No. 12 club football team in the country, took on Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville, which just happens to be the No. 1 ranked team in the country. The Kodiaks pulled off the stunning upset in dramatic fashion, edging out SIUE, 20-19.

Now at 1-2, UM-Flint will host Loyola-Chicago on Saturday at Atwood Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. — B.P.


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