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: www.staynplayflint.leagueapps.com. — K.W.

SVSU Camps Coming

UNIVERSITY CENTER — Saginaw Valley State University will host several summer camps this coming 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: softball. svsusportscamps.com. — K.W.

3-on-3 hoops tourney

FLINT — The second annual Stop the Silence 3-on-3 basketball tournament sponsored by area police agencies will return to downtown Flint on June 28. The free tournament for youths 7-18 will be held on the Downtown Development Authority parking lot on Saginaw Street between Kearsley and First streets.

A unique requirement for individuals to participate is to sign a pledge to share information about a crime with a parent or responsible adult such as a teacher or police officer.

Participation will be capped at the first 500 registrants. Players can register online by visiting www.stopthesilenceflint.weebly.com and downloading a form which can be filled out and submitted by e-mail. Paper forms are available at several locations around Flint, including the Boys and Girls Club. — D.N.

Mott slates hoop camps

FLINT — The Mott Community College Mott Bears are hosting basketball day camps for students aged 6-15 this summer. There will be three sessions of the Mott Bears No Excuses Basketball Day Camp for boys aged 6-15, and one session of Mott Bears Women’s Summer Basketball Day Camp for girls aged 7-15.

The Mott Bears No Excuses Basketball Day Camps are four-day programs. Session 2 is July 28-31 and Session 3 is Aug. 4-7. The two sessions run from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost is $70 per session, with a two-session discount of $125 or two children in the same family pay only $60 per child for one session.

The Mott Bears Women’s Summer Basketball Day Camp is a three-day program Aug. 11-13, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost is $55 per person or two children in the same family pay $45 each.

For more information, or to register, contact the Mott Bears Athletics Department at (810) 762-0417. – D.N.


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