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Warriors split weekend series

FLINT — The Michigan Warriors split their series with the Soo in North American Hockey League action last weekend. The Warriors took the first game on Saturday 1-0. Garrison Sanipass had the only goal of the game at 13:30 in the third. The Warriors dropped the second game 4-3. Michigan led 2-0 at the end of the first after getting goals from AJ Marcinek and Tyler Groat. It was the first of two goals on the game for Marcinek. His goal in the third period put the Warriors up 3-1 before the Soo scored twice to send the game to overtime. Michigan will take to the road for a pair of games against Keystone Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. — K.W.

Fundraiser for Bella

FLINT — The University of Michigan-Flint men’s Hockey team is teaming up with the University of Michigan-Flint women’s hockey team to put together a benefit fundraiser; “Believing In Bella,” sponsored by General Motors Flint Operations at Crystal Fieldhouse Ice Arena. Proceeds will go to 3-year-old Isabella Ward who has Retinoblastoma, a rare cancer of the eye. Her cancer has spread to her pineal gland in her brain and also her spine. If you click on this link www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/ believe-in-bella/128022 it will give you her whole story.

The “Believing in Bella” fundraiser will be held at the UofM Flint Hockey teams’ home ice rink, Crystal Fieldhouse in Burton on Saturday. The University of Michigan Flint squads will face the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor’s D3 Club team with the doors opening at 6 p.m. and puck drop at 7:30. This will be the very first time UM-Flint will play UM-Ann Arbor.

There will be a Silent Auction, Chuck-A-Puck, as well as other tables set up to help raise money for Bella and raise awareness about Retinoblastoma. A list of Silent Auction items and Chuck-A-Puck prizes will be posted as they are finalized. Santa Claus will be making a visit as well so make sure to bring the family. All proceeds from the Silent Auction and Chuck-A-Puck will go toward Isabella. Please join us this night to provide support to Bella and her family as well as watch great college hockey.

Mark your calendars and stay tuned for updates! See facebook page for “Believing in Bella” https:// www.facebook.com/events/1491707441109543. — K.W.

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.


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