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Jasmine Jones

Jasmine Jones

Soccer player helping collegiate program

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas — Earlier in the 2012- 13 school year Carman-Ainsworth grad and 5- foot-6 freshman Jasmine Jones helped lead the Prairie View A and M women’s soccer team to a record of 9-11 overall. Highlights for the Lady Panthers include defeating Alabama State University, 3-2, in the first round of the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament prior to getting eliminated the next day by Jackson State University 2-0 on penalty kicks after ending regulation tied at 1-1. — M.S.

High school sports physicals

AREAWIDE — High school students looking to get sports physicals for the 2013-14 school year have two opportunities. All schools are welcome and the physicals cost $20. The MHSAA form will be available at the registration table and all athletes under the age of 18 must have the form signed by a parent.

The McLaren Physical Therapy Center on Bristol Rd. in Flint will be holding physicals on May 16 and the McLaren Physical Therapy Center on Dayton Rd. in Davison will hold physicals on May 30. The physicals are on a first come, first serve basis and begin at 6 p.m. Details: 342-5560 — E.H.

Lace up for Race 2 Grace

BURTON — Faithway Christian School in Burton will host the Race 2 Grace 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Run/Walk, Kids Fun Run and Cross Course Challenge (a military style obstacle course with mud) on Saturday, May 18. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K begins at 9 a.m. Details: Visit www.race2grace.com or call 810-625-479. — L.P.

Challenge back for second year

CLIO — On May 18 at 11 a.m. the Clio Family Fitness Expo at the Clio Youth Sports Complex will host the Mustang Challenge, a 1/2 and one-mile military-style obstacle course, for no charge.

“Whether your a seasoned mud runner or just someone out to have a great time, the Mustang Challenge is a fun way to be active with family and friends,” said race organizer Paije Schmittdiel. “Participants should be prepared to get muddy and wet.”

Obstacles include a slip-and-slide finish line, a 25-yard dash mud pit, tire run and climbing wall.

Details: www.runmichigan.com or www.everythingclio.org. — M.S.


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