Sports Shorts



Hall of Fame Banquet

FLINT — Carman-Ainsworth is holding its annual Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Holy Redeemer Family Life Center, 1227 East Bristol Road. The event will begin with a social hour from 4:30-5:30 p.m. with dinner to follow. Sharon Brown, Jerry Parker, Nick Stapleton, Eric Wilson, Andrea Wolf, the swim teams from 1981-83 and the girls’ tennis teams from 95-98 will be honored. — K.W.

Open registration for Learn to Skate/Learn to Play

BURTON – Open registration is ongoing for the Greater Flint Hockey Association’s Learn to Skate/Learn to Play Hockey programs. The 501c3 association operates its programs out of the Crystal Fieldhouse (formerly Ice Mountain). Registrations take place every Saturday at 11 a.m. and Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Details: 810- 354-GFHA. – L.P.

Skaters taking the track

FLINT — The Flint City Derby Girls women’s flat track roller derby team will be facing the Mitten Mavens on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Perani Arena and Event Center. The doors open at 6 p.m. and advanced tickets are available.

Individuals interested in joining the squad can try it for free for two weeks, Practices are on Wednesdays from 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Sundays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rollhaven Skating and Fun Center in Grand Blanc, protective gear will be available and skate rental is $3. Details: www.flintcityderbygirls.org. — M.S.

Warriors pick up pair of wins

FLINT —The Michigan Warriors split a pair of games with Johnstown in North American Hockey League action last Friday and Saturday. The Warriors dropped the opener 4-0.

Johnstown scored a pair of goals in the second and third periods to lock up the victory. The Warriors, who were outshot 35-27, were 0-for-5 with the man advantage and gave up a pair of power-play goals.

Michigan came back to take game two 3-0. The Warriors scored a pair of goals in the second period and added an insurance marker in the third.

Zed Dietrich opened the scoring from Alex Berardinelli at 1:02 of the second. A goal by Cody Lichtenvoort from Conor Durgan and Berardinelli just 40 seconds later made it 2-0 after two.

AJ Marcinek closed out the scoring on assists from Tyler Groat and Cam Jorgensen at 4:57 of the third. Ryan Wischow made 29 saves in net.

The Warriors will play host to the Springfield Blues for a pair of games this Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Both teams come into the series with identical 4-7-0 records so far this season. — K.W.


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