Sports Shorts

Great Balls of Fire stargazing event

BURTON — Camo and Lace is offering a Great Balls of Fire event on Saturday, June 9, 8 p.m., 2388 N. Belsay Rd., Burton. $2 members, $5 guests. It’s a night of stargazing for women only with Richard Walker of Longway Planitarium on hand to discuss what’s in the night sky. Campfire food and desserts will be supplied and the event takes place rain or shine. Everyone should bring their own chairs, flashlights and bug spray. Registration is required. RSVP by June 1 at or 810-223-1540. — L.P.

Genesee County golf title to be decidied

BURTON — The IMA Brookwood Golf Club, 6045 Davison Rd., recently opened registration for the 2012 Genesee County Senior Amatuer Championship on June 23-24, which features divisions including Open, 50-62, 63 and over and Women’s (any age). The event format includes 36 holes of golf in two days, tourney will be flighted after first day of play and individuals of all ages are welcome. Fees to compete for this title are $65 for Brookwood season pass holders. Otherwise cost is $85, which includes greens fees, cart, golf balls and awards. Advanced registration is required and entries will not be accepted after June 18.

Details: or 810- 742-4930. — M.S.

Registration open for Genesee County Am

BURTON – Entries are being taken for the Genesee County Amateur Championship to be held at IMA Brookwood Golf Club June 23-24. The 36-hole stroke play tournament is a twoday event and is open to players of all ages. The tournament will be flighted after the first day of play. Four divisions will be offered with an Open, Senior (50-62), Super Senior (63+) and Women’s division (any age).

Entry fee is $65 for Brookwood season pass holders and $85 for non-season pass holders. Entry fee includes greens fees and carts for both days, range balls and awards. Advanced registration is required and entries will close on June 18, 2012.

Register at or at the club at 810-742-4930. — L.P.

Lions youth football camp on tap

GRAND BLANC — The annual Detroit Lions youth football camp has been set for June 18- 21 at Grand Blanc High. The fundamentals camp runs 8:30 a.m.-noon and costs $159 per person. A past or current player is usually on hand for chalk talk sessions with the kids, running drills and autographs. Details: youth football or call 313-262-2248. — L.P.

Ryan Schlee 3-on-3 soccer tournament

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Community Schools Soccer Parents Inc have set Saturday, July 28 for the 18th annual Ryan Schlee Memorial 3v3 soccer tournament. Last year’s event drew a record 110 teams. This year, funds will help fund two $500 scholarships that are awarded to one boy and one girl from Grand Blanc. Other funds will go toward equipment, indoor field rental and other fees. Divisons include U6 and up, boys’, girls’ and co-ed at various age levels. Cost is $120 per team of six and includes three games, T-shirt if registered by July 13 and championship shirts for the winner of each age group. Details: L.P.

Summer hoops session nearing

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: or http:// boysbasketball. grandblanc. high. — M.S.

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 four-team 5K race costs $120. The first 100 to sign up get a free race Tshirt. To sign up visit or www.GoRaceGo. com. All proceeds will go the community and civic programs in Sanilac County and surrounding areas. — L.P.

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 — M.S.

Youth athletic opportunities on the rise

PORT HURON — Saint Clair County Community College will be offering summer sports camps for kids that includes a Girls Volleyball Beginner and Intermediate Camp from 9-11:30 a.m. from July 9-12 for athletes 10-18 years of age. The Skippers will also offer a Girls Advanced Volleyball Camp from 1-3:30 p.m. on July 9-12 for experienced players trying to prepare for the college level, on July 13 there will be a Girls Volleyballl Setters Clinic that is open to kids 8-18 from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. and on July 16-19 SC4 will host a Boys Basketball Camp for children entering grades 4-10 from 9 a.m.- noon. Details: sportscamps or 810-989-5670. — M.S.

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