Sports Shorts



Warriors drop pair of games to Soo

FLINT — The Michigan Warriors lost both games to the Soo Eagles in North American Hockey League action Friday and Saturday at Perani Arena.

The Warriors dropped the opener 4-3. A goal by the Soo’s Dan Weaver at 8:44 of the third proved to be the game-winner.

The Eagles came back from a 3-2 deficit to win the game. The Warriors scored all three of their goals in the first period.

After the Soo scored to take the lead 1-0, AJ Marcinek tied the game on the power play on assists from Ryan Doughherty and Cody Lichtenvoort. A goal by Mitch Wedding from Cody Kuster just 1:17 later put the Warriors in front 2-1.

The Warriors upped the margin to 3-1 on a goal by Tyler Groat. Michigan’s three goals came in a 2:05 second span.

The Eagles scored at least one goal in every period to defeat the Warriors 4-1 on the second game. A goal by Alex Berardinelli from Conor Durgan and Wedding at 14:17 of the first pulled Michigan even at 1-1 heading to the second.

The Eagles took the lead on a goal by John O’Connor at 6:27 of the second. The Soo then added two more goals over the final 20 minutes to lock up the victory.

Michigan is now in fourth place in the North Division with a 6-9-0 record. The Warriors travel to Springfield for a pair of games Friday and Saturday. — K.W.

Baseball team seeks players

DAVISON – The 2015 Michigan Red Sox 10U baseball team is looking for players. Contact miredsox@charter.net. – D.N.

Youth basketball camp, league on tap

DAVISON — The catholic community of St. John & Blessed Sacrament will be holding a youth basketball camp on Jan. 10 and a seven-week youth hoops’ league beginning on Jan. 17. The camp is intended for kindergarteners through third graders and will take place at St. John Family Center at 505 N Dayton St. in Davison. Early registration ends Nov. 24 and registration as a whole is completed on Dec. 20. Details: 810-652-0304 or visit stjohndavison.org. — B.P.

30 and over Basketball

SWARTZ CREEK — Bring your friends and shoot hoops on a full basketball court. Everyone age 30 and over is welcome. Preregister not required, pay at the door. 3.00 per person per visit, or you can purchase a punch card at the Community Education office. Cards are available for $25 and are good for 10 visits. Every Tuesday and Thursday 7-9 p.m. Cost: $3.00 per night, at Gaines Elementary Gym. – L.P.

Free volleyball camp

WATERFORD – The Oakland Elite volleyball club will host a free camp for Genesee County students in grades 5-8 on Sunday, Nov. 2, from 12:30-2 p.m. at their facility, 2212 Mall Drive East in Waterford. Players must pre-register at www.oaklandelitevolleyball.com. Details: kileegoetz@oaklandelite.com. – D.N.


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