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Goodrich grad Kyler Elsworth.

Goodrich grad Kyler Elsworth.

Spartans yearly spring game coming up

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.

Health and fitness for adults

FLINT TWP. — From April 13-June 1 there is a Water Aerobics class on Saturdays being offered by the Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth Adult and Community Education program from 9-10 a.m. for $25. There is also a Tai Chi Meditation in Motion course available from May 1-June 5 for $45 on Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. There are no residency restrictions. Details: 810-591-4160 or 810-591- 3600. — M.S.

FJGA registration now open

BURTON — The Flint Junior Golf Association will open its online registration Monday, April 8, through Monday, May 13, with play beginning on June 17.

Entry fees are $60 for the 5-hole division (ages 8- 11), $70 for the 9-hole division (up to 14 for boys and 15 for girls) and $90 for the 18-hole division (ages up to 18). The entry fee is the only fee paid all year and covers weekly golf fees, a bag tag, rulebook, eight seasonal instruction clinics, a chance to win medals during weekly play and a chance to win trophies in the season-ending tournaments.

For the second straight year, FJGA will extend an invitation to junior golfers from Holly, Lapeer East, Lapeer West and Brandon high school districts. These schools are under the umbrella of the Flint Metro League.

Online registration will be accepted by logging onto www.fjga.org and following the disrections. Registration forms will also be available at King Par Golf and local participating golf courses. — D.N.

Derby girls back in action

FLINT — The Perani Arena and Event Center will host the Flint City Derby Girls taking on the Down River Dollz from Woodhaven in Women’s Flat Track Derby Association action on April 20 at 7 p.m. Details: www.flintcityderbygirls.org. — M.S.

Warriors season comes to an end

FLINT — In North American Hockey League competition, the Michigan Warriors did not qualify for the 2012-13 playoffs after finishing the regular season in last place in the North Division with a record of 19- 32-9. Individually, it was Martin Gruse who topped the charts for the Michigan offense with 34 points on 10 goals and 24 assists, Zack Sjazner had 13 goals and 19 assists for 32 points and scoring 12 times with 11 assists for 23 points was Connor Lyons. As for the Warriors defense, Trevor Gorusch clocked just over 2,257 minutes in goal during the course of 40 games, going 13-17-6-2 with a 2.56 goals-against average and a .925 save percentage. — M.S.

Tourney dreams dashed for area hoops native

EVANSVILLE, IN. — On March 23, Carman- Ainsworth grad Glenn Cosey scored several key second half baskets for the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team in the second round of the Collegeinsider.com Postseason Tournament, but it wasn’t enough to keep the Colonels from falling to Evansville, 86-72. For the game the 6-foot, 182 lb. junior went 5-for-10 from the floor, including 4-for-7 from threepoint territory, and hit four of his six free throws to end up with 18 points, three rebounds and two assists.

This year, EKU had a record of 25-10 overall, 12-4 Ohio Valley Conference. Cosey started 28 of the 29 games he played in this season and averaged 15.2 points and 3.3 rebounds with 47 steals and 93 assists in 1,026 minutes on the floor. — M.S.

Adaptive Golf Clinic today

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


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