Sports Shorts



Former Cavalier competes at track post season

MT. PLEASANT— Carman-Ainsworth graduate Kevin Mays competed at the collegiate track and field regionals this past weekend at the University of North Florida. A former state champion in the shot put during his days with the Cavaliers, Mays has really made a name for himself, as he suits up for the Central Michigan Chippewas in his senior season. Earlier this month, Mays graduated from CMU with his bachelor’s degree. The results of the regionals were not available before our deadline. — B.P.

Michigan race venue to host National event

BIRCH RUN — Baja Acres, 8683 Birch Run Rd., is hosting a National Obstacle Mud Running Series Event titled the Mud Factor on June 30.

“With having 80 acres of rolling hills, water features, natural obstacle and trees, Baja Acres is a perfect fit for this event. We sell fun and that is exactly what the Mud Factor will be,” said Baja Acres owner Patrick Grzebinski.

Registration for this event will cost $55 until May 31 then go up to $65 and space is limited.

“We are so excited to be part of this up and coming Mud Run. This event is going to be a blast,” said Townsquare Media Flint General Manager Kelly Quinn.

Details: www.banana1015.com. — M.S.

Promotions biggest event of the year

FLINT — As a fundraiser for the Temple Association and the Old News Boys, Masonic Temple, 755 S. Saginaw St., is hosting Pure Pro Wrestling’s Retro Slam 4 on June 9. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. and admission is $10 for adults and kids five and under are free. Tickets can be purchased at 6255 Taylor Drive, Flint Twp. Details: www.prowrestlingatitsfinest.com. — M.S.

Angling for Kids tourney on the hook

GENESEE COUNTY — Adolescents in need of emotional and behavioral services will benefit from the first annual “Angling for Kids” fishing tournament that runs the month of June. All proceeds benefit the McLaren-Flint Adolescent Psychiatric Services Program. The tournament is open to adults and kids and runs June1-30. Cash prizes will be awarded in three categories and other special prizes will be given out. Cost is $25. All anglers must register with the McLaren Foundation by May 31, 2012 and have a legal license to fish in the State of Michigan. For rules, or to register, www.signmeup.com/83318 or contact Mark Sak at 810-342-5326. Anglers can also send a check made out to the McLaren Foundation, and mail to McLaren Foundation,

401 S. Ballenger Hwy., Flint, MI 48423, Attn: Cathy Stacey. All entries must be postmarked or registered through the website by May 31. — 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: DetroitLions.com/ youth football or call 313-262-2248. — L.P.

Sports clinic on the horizon

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:// boys- basketball. grandblanc. high. schoolfusion.us. — M.S.

Soccer tourney to raise funds for charity

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: www.grandblancsoccer.net L.P.

MHSAA news and notes

STATEWIDE — The Michigan High School Athletic Association will air several recent varsity contests on Comcast channel 900 today, including the Div. 1 varsity girls’ lacrosse regional featuring Grand Blanc vs. Midland Dow from May 24 at 7 p.m. and at 9:30 p.m. the Clarkston girls’ lacrosse regional game against Waterford United from May 24 will air.

Tomorrow at 9 a.m. the MHSAA will also reair the Lady Bobcats girls’ lacrosse game against Dow, at 8 p.m. the Rochester Adams contest at Auburn Hills Avondale from May 17 will be shown and on Saturday that matchup will be played once more at 9 a.m. Details: www.mhsaa.com or www.mhsaa.tv. — M.S.

Millington mud run set

MILLINGTON — The Mud Factor, a National Obstacle Mud Running Series event, will be held at Baja Acres, 8683 Birch Run Rd., on June 30. The 3.1- mile course will feature various mud obstacles including a giant mud slide, and a large festival area with live entertainment. Race registration is $55 until May 31 and $65 thereafter. Details: www.banana1015.com.— D.N.

Sports physicals offered next week

SWARTZ CREEK — Athletes looking to take part in sports for the 2012-13 school year can have a sports physical performed Tuesday, June 5 at McLaren Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine on Bristol Rd. at 6 p.m. The clinic is behind Bldg. #4466.— L.P.


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