Sports Shorts



Dare Devil Dash returns in July

BROWN CITY — The 2012 Dare Devil Dash is already accepting registrations for the July 28 race at Brown City Park. Runners will face mud, water and more than one dozen obstacles. New this year is the Little Dare Devils one mile, entry fee of $10, the individual 5K race costs $35 and the fourteam 5K race costs $120. The first 100 to sign up get a free race T-shirt. To sign up visit www.daredevildash.com or www.GoRaceGo. com. All proceeds will go the community and civic programs in Sanilac County and surrounding areas. — L.P.

Annual race is back once again

BURTON — On May 19, Faithway Christian School is hosting the Lions Mane Event 2012, which is the school’s annual fundraiser and will feature a 5k run/walk, a 1 mile run/walk, a Kids Fun Run and a new military-style obstacle course. There will also be activities and entertainment throughout the day and this event is open to the public. Details: race2graceinfo@gmail.com or 810- 625-4791. — M.S.

MHSAA to air wrestling finals

EAST LANSING — Fox Sports Detroit-Plus will air the Michigan High School Athletic Association individual wrestling finals this Sunday starting with Div. 1 at noon. FSD-P will also broadcast the girls’ competitive cheer finals on Saturday beginning with all three rounds of the Div. 3 finals at noon and on Monday at 9 a.m. the network will air highlights of the MHSAA championships in bowling, gymnastics, skiing for the lower peninsula and swimming and diving for the upper peninsula. Details: www.mhsaa.com. — M.S.

Baseball signup set up for youth league

FLINT TWP. — The Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth Community Education Program has a wealth of programs available regardless of residency that include a 7-8 year old coach pitch baseball league from May 29-June 28 for $60 including shirt and hat or $75 including shirt, hat, pants and helmet. Games will take place at Carman-Ainsworth middle school at 5:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, playoffs are scheduled for July 10 and 12 followed by the final game and a picnic on July 14 and make-up games will take place on July 3. There will also be a 7-8 year old Player/Coaches clinic at CAMS on April 28 from 10-11:30 a.m.

With pre-registration required by April 25, the same details apply to a 9-13 year old baseball league, except that this Players/Coaches clinic takes place on April 28 from 12-1:30 p.m. All participants must provide a physical. Details: 810- 591-3600 or http:// activenet13. active.com /bendleainsworth. — M.S.

Register for FJGA through May 13

GENESEE COUNTY — The Flint Junior Golf Association opened its on-line registration April 9 and will take entries through May 13, with play beginning June 18. On-line registration will be accepted by logging onto www.fjga.org and following the registration directions. Registration forms are also available at King Par and participating golf courses. — M.S.

Coming this summer

GRAND BLANC — On June 19-21, the Bobcat Basketball Academy will hold its Summer 2012 session in the Grand Blanc High School Gymnasium from 12:30-2:30 p.m. for $35. Camp is open to first 50 boys that register, sessions are open to all boys entering grades 3-6 and all fundamentals and drills will be executed under the instruction of the Grand Blanc boys basketball coaching staff and players. Details: cbelcher@grandblancschools.org or http:// boysbasketball. grandblanc. high. schoolfusion.us. — M.S.

Bobcats to hold fundraiser

GRAND BLANC — Head coach JD Wheeler and the Grand Blanc baseball team will host their annual skills clinic for kids ages 5-12 on May 5 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the varsity field, 12500 Holly Rd. Cost is $50 including a hot dog lunch before hand, each attendee needs to bring their own bat, glove and baseball hat and every player will get written feedback on the five tools of the game, which include fielding, hitting, catching, pitching and speed. This event is open to athletes regardless of residency and all proceeds will benefit the Bobcats baseball program. Details: 810- 348-2865 or jwheeler@grandblancschools.org. — M.S.

Free Adaptive Golf Program today

GRAND BLANC — Area golfers facing physical challenges that are affecting their ability to play are invited to attend the 20th annual Adaptive Golf Clinics offered by McLaren. Attendees will learn from PGA golf professionals how to modify their stance, grip, alignment and swing to increase their confidence, independence and skill level in their golf game, said Monica Haubenstricker, Recreational Therapist at McLaren. The clinic is free for golfers in need of adaptive assistance and takes place Thursday, April 26 from 1-3 p.m. at Genesee Field House’s Dome, 7383 Grand Parkway. Pre-registration is not required.

Area golfers with varying disabilities including amputations, stroke, visual impairments, arthritis, heart problems and joint replacements will join McLaren program coordinators and PGA golf professionals at the session. Details: Monica Haubenstricker at 810-342-4345. — L.P.

LakeVille seeking basketball coach

OTISVILLE — LakeVille is accepting applications for the position of head varsity boys’ basketball coach. Anyone interested may contact athletic director Joe Beckwith at 810-591-4039 or by email at jbeckwith@lakevilleschools.org. — D.N.

Now available: Unpaid internships for budding journalists

DAVISON — The VIEW Newspapers now has opportunities available for unpaid internships in the sports department for the spring semester for aspiring writers/sports photographers. Applicants should be at least 18-years old and attached to a college internship program, length of commitment negotiable based on credit requirements and those interested must be available during standard business hours. Details: Lisa Paine at 810-452- 2626 or lpaine@mihomepaper.com. — M.S.


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