Sports Shorts



Carr camp coming

FLINT — Dallas Cowboys’ cornerback and former Carman-Ainsworth player Brandon Carr will be running a football camp at CAHS on June 14. Details: go to ow.ly/wKos2. — K.W.

Jr. Generals say goodbye

FLINT — The Flint Junior Generals, a North American Tier III Hockey League team based at Flint’s Iceland Arena, will soon depart the Vehicle City. After years in town, the Jr. Generals had a hard time drawing fans to Iceland, averaging only 86 fans per game, according to NA3HL.com.

The team will now move to LaCrosse, WI, to become the LaCrosse Freeze beginning next season. That leaves only the Michigan Warriors to compete on the local junior hockey scene. — B.P.

Burton Eagles co-ed slow-pitch softball

BURTON —The Burton Eagles is forming a coed slow pitch softball league. Team fees will be $650 and will include balls, umpires, a guaranteed 20 games with playoffs at the end of the season. Team trophies for the winner and runner up in the reguslar season and the playoffs will be provided. Games will be played every Sunday at the Burton Eagles. Sign up cutoff date is June 17 with the first games scheduled for June 22. The regular season will run approximately 10 weeks depending on the weather. Each team will play doubleheaders on Sunday with one game to follow the other. Game times will depend on the amount of teams that have to be fit in. Any questions or to signup please contact Jeff Stevenson at 989-326-5810 (call or text) or email inquiries to jeef59101@yahoo.com. — B.P.

Annual Pickleball tournament on tap

SWARTZ CREEK – The third annual Pickleball FUN Tournament takes place June 14 at the Cage Fieldhouse. Entry fee is $30 with a $5 discount for USAPA members. Check-in is at 8 a.m., play begins at 9 a.m. and entry fee includes wicking T-shirt, goodie bag, breakfast snacks, light lunch and door prizes. Referees are still needed for the tournament. If interested, e-mail Karen at stockrc@aol.com. – L.P.

Lions announce camp

DETROIT — The Detroit Lions hace announced their 2014 Summer Football Camp schedule. The camp includes 32 camps in 28 communities, including June 19-20 at Grand Blanc High School. In addition to teaching the fundamentals of the game, camps will emphasize proper tackling techniques, equipment fitting and concusssion recognition and protocol. The camps and academies are open to boys and girls ages 4-18, are non-contact and fundamental, and are designed to improve beginning, intermediate or advanced skill levels. Camps and mini camps provide fundamental instruction for all positions on both sides of the ball while the academies focus on specific positions and allow more detailed instruction and player development. Each camp is limited to the first 70 people that register. — K.W.


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