Sports Shorts

New organization to offer adult recreation league

FLINT — Beginning in July, Genesee County residents will have the opportunity to participate in a new social sports club organized by StaynPlayFlint. The first league, flag football, is scheduled to begin July 6 with basketball starting on July 15. The mission of StanPlayFlint is to create a network of residents actively involved in their community while staying fit. Other leagues will include soccer, kickball, dodgeball, volleyball, softball, broomball and bowling. Most leagues will be co-ed and take place within 10 miles of downtown Flint. Locations for events include Atwood Stadium, University Square, Linden Charter Academy, Flint Southwestern Academy and Eisenhower Elementary. Details: — K.W.

Softball camp coming soon

HARTLAND — Hartland High School varsity softball coach Carl Gabrielson, his varsity players and the Eagles Fastpitch coaches will conduct a camp July 14-17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hartland High School softball complex. Players will learn successful techniques in all areas of the game. The camp is designed for players of all skill levels. Players will be evaluated based on age and skill level and grouped accordingly. The camp includes a T-shirt, camp photo, camp certificate and wetn wild activity. Register online at — K.W.

Golf championship nears

DAVISON — The 2014 Genesee County Amateur Golf Championship will be held June 21 and 22 at the IMA Brookwood Golf Club. A new division for players 16-19 years of age has been added this year. Details: contact Mark Hawk at 810-742-4930. — K.W.

SVSU Camps Coming

UNIVERSITY CENTER — Saginaw Valley State University will hosts several summer camps this coming this August. The university will host a special overnight experience in June that does not interfere with the numerous travel leagues. It’s a great way to see if SVSU could be for you. Details: — K.W.

Burton Eagles Coed Slow Pitch softball League

BURTON — Second shifters here is your chance to play softball. 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 — 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 – L.P.

Carr camp coming

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

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