Sports Shorts




The Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame held its 35th annual induction banquet Saturday night at the Genesys Conference and Banquet Center. The 2014 inductees were (standing, left to right) Brian Carpenter, Keith Richardson, Jeff Hamilton, the 1991 Powers Catholic girls basketball team (represented by Lisa Negri), Steve Smith, and (seated) Lorrie Thornton, the 1977 Holy Rosary football team (represented by Mike Ayre), Bob Perani (represented by daughter Lahna Ward), Bud Stebbins (represented by son Matt Stebbins), and the 1978 Flint Northern boys basketball team (represented by Craig Tucker).

The Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame held its 35th annual induction banquet Saturday night at the Genesys Conference and Banquet Center. The 2014 inductees were (standing, left to right) Brian Carpenter, Keith Richardson, Jeff Hamilton, the 1991 Powers Catholic girls basketball team (represented by Lisa Negri), Steve Smith, and (seated) Lorrie Thornton, the 1977 Holy Rosary football team (represented by Mike Ayre), Bob Perani (represented by daughter Lahna Ward), Bud Stebbins (represented by son Matt Stebbins), and the 1978 Flint Northern boys basketball team (represented by Craig Tucker).

Warriors win on the road

JOHNSTOWN — At the Cambria County War Memorial in Pennsylvania on Sunday, the Michigan Warriors of the North American Hockey League beat the Johnstown Tomahawks 3-0. Scoring first for Michigan at 19:46 of the opening period was Zed Dietrich on passes from Dalton Skelly and AJ Marcinek. Connecting at 5:19 of the second was Tyler Groat on assists by Brandon Wolfe and Cody Kuster.

Marcinek then knocked home the Warriors’ final goal at 16:04 of the second with help from Dietrich and Colin Horton and, in net, Ryan Wischow made 28 saves.

Michigan also won 3-1 at Keystone last Saturday after losing at the Ice Miners last Friday 3-0. The Warriors, 12-13-4, hosted the Soo Chiefs yesterday at the Perani Arena and Event Center and this weekend Michigan is at the Soo. — M.S.

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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