Sports Shorts



Hall to induct three teams

GRAND BLANC – The Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame has announced the three teams to be inducted in this year’s class.

The 1962-65 St. John Vianney golf teams will be inducted as one entry for winning three state championships while compiling an 89-7 dual meet record in that four-year span.

The 1963 Flint Northern wrestling team won the state championship. The 1976 Flint Beecher boys’ basketball team went undefeated at 27-0 and beat River Rouge 80-76 for the state title.

Those teams, along with seven individuals, will be inducted on Dec. 6 at the Genesys Conference and Banquet Center. The individual selections will be announced at a press party on Oct. 7.

Further information about the induction banquet, along with the history of all 35 previous banquets, can be accessed at www.gfashof.org. – D.N.

Soccer Finishing Camp

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 email ryanschleememorial@gmail.com. – D.N.

Late registration for races

FLINT — Early pre-registration for the 10 and 5K races at Atwood Stadium on Saturday, July 18 has ended. 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.

Olympian, CANUSA Games

FLINT – The Greater Flint Olympian Games celebrates its 59th year this week with competitions taking place across Genesee County through July 26. Opening ceremonies took place on Tuesday at Flint Northwestern at Guy V. Houston Stadium. A total of 20 sports – from archery to wrestling – are on the schedule and can be viewed on Facebook at Flint Olympian and CANUSA Games.

The CANUSA Games, which rotate year to year between Flint and Hamilton, Ontario Canada take place in Hamilton this year, August 7-9. It’s the 58th year for the CANUSA Games. – L.P.

Upcoming sports camps

July 27-30: Mott Community College No Excuses Boys Basketball Camp Session 2. Open to kids ages 6-15. Camp runs 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cost: $70 per session with a two-session discount of $125 or two kids in the same family pay only $60 per child for one session. Details or to register: 810-762-0417.

Aug. 3-6: Mott Community College No Excuses Boys Basketball Camp Session 3. Open to kids ages 6-15. Camp runs 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cost: $70 per session with a two-session discount of $125 or two kids in the same family pay only $60 per child for one session. Details or to register: 810-762-0417.

Aug. 10-13: Mott Community College Girls Summer Basketball Day Camp. Camp runs 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Costs: $55 per person or two kids in the same family $45 each. Details or to register: 810-762-0417. – K.W.


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