Sports Shorts



Fundamental softball camp on the slate

BURTON – Bentley softball coach Jeremy Campbell is hosting a free fundamental softball camp for players of all ages on July 14 and 15. The camp is open to everyone regardless of school they attend and runs at the varsity softball field at the high school. Ages 6-12 participate from 9-11 a.m. and those ages 13-18 from noon-2 p.m. Camp focuses on fundamentals of hitting and fielding, softball drills and game scenarios. All players should bring a glove and their own equipment. – Details: 810-836-3632. – L.P.

Swartz Creek youth basketball camp

SWARTZ CREEK – Ther Swartz Creek Basketball Program will host its annual youth camp July 20-23.

All fundamental basketball skills will be covered with emphasis on skill development through drills.Camp is for all incoming boys and girls in grades 3-8. Cost: $25 and camp takes place at the Cage. Those in grades 3-5 will participate july 20-21 noon to 2 p.m. Kids in grades 6-8 will participate July 22-2, noon to 2 p.m. Register by June 26. Late registration accepted up to camp start date, but cost moves to $30. Mail to: Adrian Trzebiatowski, Athletic Department, One Dragon Dr. Swartz Creek, MI 48473 Please make checks payable to SC Basketball Camp Instructors include boys’ varsity coach Scott Wright, girls’ varsity coach Adrian Trzebiatowski, assistant coaches and former players from Swartz Creek basketball teams. Include T-shirt size when registering. – L.P.

Elite guard camp today and tomorrow

SWARTZ CREEK – Camp is for all incoming kids in grades 6-12. Camp runs 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 14 and 15 at the Cage Fieldhouse. Mail to: Adrian Trzebiatowski, Athletic Department, One Dragon Dr. Swartz Creek, MI 48473 Please make checks payable to SC Basketball Camp Instructors include boys’ varsity coach Scott Wright, girls’ varsity coach Adrian Trzebiatowski, assistant coaches and former players from Swartz Creek basketball teams. Include T-shirt size when registering. – L.P.

Soccer Finishing Camp coming

GRAND BLANC – The Summer 2015 Soccer Finishing Camp will be held July 21-23 at Grand Blanc High School. The youth camp for ages 8-11 runs from 3-4:30 p.m. at a cost of $85. The premier camp for ages 12+ runs from 6-8 p.m. at a cost of $90. There are family discounts for multiple campers.

Players will be taught how to create and convert scoring opportunities with small-sided games. Special goalkeeper training will be available at each camp for those signing up as a goalkeeper.

Registration forms are available at www.grandblancsoccer.org, or contact Greg Kehler at greg.kehler@delphi.com or 810-252-6295, or Nick Thomas at nthomas@grandblancschools.org or 810-603-3106. Must register by July 13 to receive a t-shirt. – D.N.

Schlee tournament July 25

GRAND BLANC – The 22nd annual Ryan Schlee Memorial Soccer Tournament will be held July 25.

The 3v3 tournament is part of a two-day celebration of soccer in memory of Ryan, who passed shortly after graduation. It begins with an alumni game Friday night, July 24, at Grand Blanc High School. The tournament will follow on Saturday at Rick Hartker Soccer Complex on Maple Road, with the first games at 8 a.m.

Cost for the tournament is $120 per team, which includes a minimum of three games and a t-shirt for all participants registered prior to July 10. Register online at www.grandblancsoccer.org or e-mail ryanschleememorial@gmail.com. – D.N.

FireStix tournament this weekend

GRAND BLANC – Fast-pitch softball fans will get their fill this weekend when hundreds of girls take part in the annual FireStix College Exposure tournament at Creasey Bicentennial Park, and Union City Fields in Torrey Township. A total of 17 fields across Grand Blanc and neighboring communities will give fans plenty of game action to watch. Organizers say that the fifth year of the tourney will bring in nearly 100 teams who will play in front of nearly 50 college coaches. Last year, 42 college coaches were in attendance scouting the best-of-the best players. Players are ages 12U to 18U. – L.P.

Fun Run

DAVISON — The annual Color Me Davison 5K Fun Run will be held Saturday, July 11 at 6 p.m. The race begins in the back of Jack Abernathy Regional Park on Harvey Drive and South Dayton. Registration forms for the race can be found on the Davison Area Chamber of Commerce website at www.davisonchamberofcommerce.com/events/color-me-davison-funrun 5k. — K.W.

Late registration for races

FLINT — Early pre-registration for the 10 and 5K races at Atwood Stadium on Saturday, July 18 ended on July 4. Entrants must pay a late fee to enter from now until race day. Late registration is $30 with a shirt and $20 without. Duo Medal-y late registration is $45 with a shirt and $35 without. Race day registration begins at 6:30 a.m. Crim Training Vouchers will be accepted on the day of the race but availability of shirts will not be guaranteed. Vouchers are good for one race. Those doing the duo pay $15 for early registration and $20 for late registration. – K.W.

Archery event coming

FLINT — The 2015 Greater Flint Olympian and CANUSA Games will hold an archery event Sunday, July 19. Divisions in the ^U, 7-10, 11-12, 13-17 and 18 and over will be held for all competitions. Classes include Freestyle, Freestyle Limited and Traditional for all rounds but the NASP Indoor Youth 3-D Round. The fee is $5 for those 17 and under and $10 for those 18 and over for one or all events. The event will be held at the Flint Bowman Club at 5478 S. Belsay Road in Grand Blanc. For more information contact flintcanusa@flintschools.org. — K.W.


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