Baker College runners come out on top
DEARBORN — Five employees of Baker College won the Invasion of the Martians Marathon Relay on April 2, beating 19 other teams. The five legs varied in length from 4.5 to 5.6 miles. Baker won with a 3:21:20 for the 26.2-mile course. Bradford United was second behind Baker trailing by 17 minutes, 9 seconds. Picured l-r are: Maureen Parmann of Port Huron, Steve Peterson of Lincoln Park, Mike Heberling of Grand Blanc, Tom Miller of Waterford and Becky Richardson of Flint — L.P.
Alumni hockey teams ready for action
BURTON — Ice Mountain, 5371 Avalanche Dr., will be the center of attention this weekend for the First Annual High School Alumni Hockey Tournament, April 15- 17. Participating schools include Grand Blanc, Goodrich, Clio, Lapeer East, Linden, Kersley, Swartz Creek, Davison, Oxford, Carman-Ainsworth, Flushing, Fenton, and Flint Powers. Details: 810-223-2964.
Players from Carman-Ainsworth taking the ice include Chris Eiker (1995), Pat Gallaher (1993), Jeph Wright (1994), Conor Byrne (1995), Kevin Byrne (1996), Sean Gartland (1995), Chris Black (1997), Ben Halloway (2003), Nate Clemons (2000), Josh Borg (1996), Nick Schoenfield (2003), Kyle Perkins (2003), Justin McCarty (2003), Bobby Kelly (2005), Jonathan Scott (2000), Nick Pounds (2003), Chris Crockett (2004), Brad Kippe (1986) and Josh Clements (2000).
Games take place at the following times: Friday: Carman-Ainsworth vs Powers 5 p.m.; Kearsley vs Grand Blanc 6 p.m.; Linden vs Lapeer East 7 p.m.; Southwestern vs Flushing 7:30 p.m.; Creek vs Fenton 8:30 p.m.; and Davison vs Goodrich 9 p.m.
Saturday’s games include: Grand Blanc vs Linden 10 a.m.; Carman-Ainsworth vs Flushing 11:30 a.m.; Lapeer East vs Kearsley noon; Powers vs Southwestern 1 p.m.; Fenton vs Davison 1:30 p.m.; Goodrich vs Creek 2:30 p.m.; East vs Grand Blanc 5:30 p.m.; Kearsley vs Linden 6 p.m.; Creek vs Davison 7 p.m.; Flushing vs Powers 7:30 p.m.; Goodrich vs Fenton 8:30 p.m.; and Southwestern vs Carman- Ainsworth 9 p.m.
Sunday is the semifinals at 12:30 and 1 p.m., with finals at 5:30 p.m. — L.P.
Brandon Carr adds football camp to golf outing
FLINT TWP. — Brandon Carr has added another event to his annual benefit for the Carman-Ainsworth football program. The former Cavalier standout and current Kansas City Chief will sponsor the first Brandon Carr 7-on-7 Shootout football camp June 24 at Carman-Ainsworth High School, 1300 N. Linden Rd.
Cost is $150 per team (15 players), with an additional $15 per extra player, and includes a T-shirt and other items supplied by sponsors. Teams are guaranteed four games. Campers must be enrolled in high school to participate. Registration deadline is June 1.
The third annual Brandon Carr Golf Scramble will be June 25 at Sugarbush Golf Club in Davison. Cost is $85 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch at the turn, and a dinner reception with awards and prizes and words from Carr. Details for both events: Tawana Branch at 810-210-6929 or firstname.lastname@example.org. — D.N.
Lacrosse clinics underway through May 20
FLINT — A lacrosse clinic featuring Brian Bader of Perani’s Hockey World and Jon Jepson, GM at Iceland Arena kicked off April 1 and runs every Friday through May 20. The eight-session clinic is geared for 10-andunder, 11-14 year olds and 15 and up players. The emphasis is on learn to play. Cost is $100 per person and each person receives a keepsake lacrosse jersey and a pizza party at the close of the clinic. Registration takes place at Iceland Arena on Elms Road and anyone providing their registration receipt at Perani’s Hockey World, 3600 Dort Highway, gets 20 percent off a one-time purchase of lacrosse gear. — L.P.
Spring hockey and lacrosse on the offering
FLINT — Iceland Arena on Elms Road is offering spring hockey and lacrosse April- June. Rent one hour of ice and receive one hour of field time for each hour booked. A free one-hour introductory lacrosse clinic is provided for each participating team. Stick rental available for $2. The Field is also available for straight hourly rentals at special pricing for the Spring 2011 season. Details: Jon Jepson, 810-635-8487. — L.P.
3-on-3 hoops returns to Burton
BURTON — The annual Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournament has been moved to June 25-26 at the Courtland Center Mall parking lot area. This is the fifth year for the Macker in Burton and the organizing committee is seeking sponsors, volunteers and vendor help. To sign up for this year’s tournament e-mail email@example.com. To volunteer contact 810-743-1500. — L.P.