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FLINT TWP. — The Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth Adult and Community Education program is offering Baseball for Kids 7-8, 9-10 and 11-13 years of age on Tuesday and Thursdays from May 28-June 27 at 5:45 and 7:30 p.m. for $60, or $75 with a shirt, hat pants and helmet. Playoff games are scheduled for July 9 and 11 and the finals are slated for July 13 and will feature a picnic. All contests take place at Carman-Ainsworth middle school. This includes a coaches clinic on May 4 from 10-11:30 a.m. for the seven and eight year olds while kids 9-13 should attend from 12-1:30 p.m. If it rains, the camp will b e moved to the middle school gym.

Another option is T-ball for five and six year olds on May 4, 11 and 18 and June 1, 8 and 15 at 11:30 a.m. and June 3 and 10 at 7 p.m. Cost is $40 and on April 27 there will be a meeting at the Carman-Ainsworth middle school gym at 11:30 a.m. Also available is T-ball for three and four year olds from May 4-June 15 on Saturdays at 10 a.m. for $35. This includes a 10 a.m. meeting at at the Carman-Ainsworth middle school gym on April 27. All games take place at Carman-Ainsworth high school pre-registration is required for both programs by April 25. Details: 810-591-4160 or 810-591-3600. — M.S.

Free Adaptive Golf Clinic

GRAND BLANC — The Dome at the Genesee Fieldhouse, 7383 Grand Parkway, will host a McLaren Adaptive Golf Program clinic on April 11 from 1-3 p.m. for area golfers facing physical challenges. Features include McLaren program coordinators, Therapists, local golfers with varying disabilities and members of the Professional Golf Association. Details: 810-342-4345. — M.S.

MSU Spring football game set for April 20

EAST LANSING — The Michigan State Football annual spring game will take place at 2:30 p.m. on April 20. The game will also be televised live on the Big Ten Network. Goodrich grad and fifth-year senior Kyle Elsworth is listed at No. 1 on the Spring Depth Chart at strongside linebacker (SAM). The game is open to the public. — L.P.

Flint loses in NA3HL Silver Cup

GENEVA, ILL — After advancing to the North American 3 Hockey League Silver Cup Championship Tournament, the Junior Generals lost to Granite City, 5-2 and North Iowa, 5-0. The two losses eliminated the Jr. Gens.

Flint was in Pool B which included the North Iowa Bulls and Granite City Lumberjacks. The St. Louis Jr. Blues, Cleveland Lumberjacks and Peoria Mustangs made up Pool A.

The team with the best record in both pools advanced to the championship game. North Iowa met Peoria in the final with North Iowa coming out on top, 11-0. — A.M.

Warriors wrap up regular season

PORT HURON — In North American Hockey League action, the Michigan Warriors ended 2012-13 by losing at Port Huron 7-4 last Saturday and 4-0 last Friday. Scoring for Michigan last Saturday were Heinz Koster, Shawn Badall, John Farkas and Jeff Beck and taking the loss last Friday while making 18 saves on 21 attempts in 40 minutes of playing time was Trevor Gorsuch. — M.S.

Vote for the Naismith Men’s College Player Of The Year

ONLINE — Michigan Wolverine fans and fans across the country can now vote for the National Player Of The Year. Fans are eligible to cast one vote until 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2013. Call VOTE (8683) to cast your vote.

The winner will be announced at the National Association of Basketball Coaches “Guardians of the Game” awards program April 7 during the Final Four in Atlanta.

University of Michigan’s Trey Burke is one of the finalist up for the award. Burke averaged 19.2 points, 6.7 assist, and 3.2 rebounds during the regular season. Burke is joined by Creighton University’s Doug McDermott, Indiana University’s Victor Oladipo and Georgetown University’s Otto Porter Jr. — A.M.


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