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Cosey solid for EKU

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Carman-Ainsworth grad Glenn Cosey went just 5-of-14 from the floor in 39 minutes of playing time last Saturday as Eastern Kentucky University lost to Tennessee State University 85-81 in overtime. For the game, Cosey ended up with 16 points, five rebounds, two assists and a steal for the Colonels, who fell to 12-4 overall with the loss.

Having started nine of the 10 games he’s played for EKU this season, Cosey is averaging 15.4 points, 3.4 assists, 2.8 rebounds in just under 36 minutes per contest. The former Cavalier also has a .400 field goal percentage, a .857 free-throw percentage and 15 steals for 2012-13.

Having just won at Tennessee Tech 69-54 in Cookville on Feb. 28, EKU next takes the court for the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament starting today. — M.S.

College basketball season coming to a close

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas. — Former Cavalier Demondre Chapman is scoring 6.9 points a game so far this season for the men’s basketball team at Prairie View A and M community college. Having started nine of the 25 games he’s played in this season, Chapman also has pulled down 110 rebounds, 14 steals, nine assists and seven blocks for the Panthers, who are 13-18 overall.

Prairie View last took the court March 2 with a 61-39 home loss to Southern University after falling to Alcorn State, 81-75 on Feb. 28 at home, and next plays March 14-16 at the Soutwestern Athletic Conference tournament in Garland, Texas, at the Special Events Center. — M.S.

Aquatics for all levels

FLINT TWP. — The Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth Adult and Community Education Program will offer kids swimming classes including Baracuda, a Level I program for ages five and up that teaches basic information and skills for $49 from 11-11:45 a.m. Seahorse is a swim class intended for kids ages 3-5 that is designed to build confidence in the water and lay a foundation for aquatic skills from 10:30-11 a.m. for $44. Guppy has a parent/child-based cirrculum that is focused on basic skills and is intended for swimmers six months to three years for $44 from 10- 10:30 a.m. and Tiger Shark is a Level 2 experience for kids five and up that teaches skills such as learning to float without support and recover to a vertical position.

All classes take place at Carman-Ainsworth High School, 1300 N. Linden Rd., from April 13- June 8 on Saturdays. Details: 810-591-3600, 810-591-4160 or 810-591-2880. — M.S.

Jr. Gens top Battle Creek, split with Three Rivers

FLINT — Flint played three games in three nights over the weekend, beating Three Rivers on Sunday, 3-2, dropping their game against Three Rivers on Saturday, 1-0, and outlasting Battle Creek on Friday, 3-2. The Jr. Generals improve to 26-17-2 in the East NA3HL.

After the first period on Sunday, Flint and Three Rivers were knotted at 1-1. The Jr. Gens scored two in the second to take a 3-1 lead into the third. The Vengeance recorded one goal in the third to finish the game. Jacob Howie, a Grand Blanc native, had one assist and Andrew Lay, a former Swartz Creek student, had a assist.

On Saturday, the Vengeance blanked the Jr. Generals 1-0. Flint had nine penalties which resulted in the one Three Rivers goal.

Flint jumped out to a 3-0 lead against Battle Creek on Friday, only to see the Revolution storm back in the third with two goals. The Jr. Generals scored one goal in each period to pace the offense. Howie had one assist for Flint.

Flint hosted the Metro Jets on Tuesday in their last regular season game. — A.M.

Warriors eke out victory

FLINT — The Michigan Warriors played the Jamestown Ironmen twice over the weekend, edging out a 3-1 win on Saturday and dropping their game on Friday, 4-3.

The Warriors offense exploded for three goals in the second period on Saturday, while their defense limited the Ironmen to just one goal.

Luke Fiegl, Jake Faiella, and Colin Larkin all recorded a goal for Michigan. Zack Szajner and Martin Gruse had a helper each.

In Friday’s game, the Warriors lost a heartbreaker, 4-3, giving up three goals in the third period. After the first period, the game was tied 1-1. The Warriors tallied one goal in the second and third period to keep the game close. The Ironmen blasted the Warriors for three goals in the third to end the game.

The Warriors will meet the Springfield Blues on Friday and Saturday. — A.M.


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