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, didgeball, 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: www.staynplayflint.leagueapps.com. — 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.

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.

Burton Eagles co-ed slow pitch softball league

BURTON — Second shifters here is your chance to play softball. The Burton Eagles is forming a co-ed 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

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.


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