2009-06-17 / Sports

Sports Shorts 06/18/09

Youth sluggers take first
FRANKENMUTH — At the Frankenmuth Baseball Tournament which ran June 5-7, the Slezak Dentistry U-10 Travel Baseball Club took first place with an undefeated 4-0 showing. The roster includes: Dylan Anderson, Trevor Bailey, Nick Densmore, Noah Dieterle, Kyle Fulton, Jared Jacobsen, Josh Moriartey, Jacob Mouser, Ryan Schlak, Zach Slezak, Cameron Tomczak, Griffen Woycehoski, Coaches: Todd Fulton and Scott Densmore and Team Sponsor Dave Slezak. — J.D.

Magic ready to take your order
DAVISON — The MESA Magic U-10 girls soccer team and coaches will act as celebrity waiters Monday, June 29 at Archie’s Family restaurant. Service runs 5-7 p.m. with all tips and donations benefitting the team in its upcoming season. Special drawings will also take place that night. — L.P.
Mega Sports Camp slated
DAVISON — Journey Ministries will host a Mega Sports Camp at Hahn Intermediate School evenings starting Sunday, June 28-Wednesday, July 1 from 6-8:30 p.m. Kids in grades K-5 are eligible to participate in free and fun skill-building activities in the following sports: soccer, baseball, basketball, dance/cheer. Walk-in registrations welcome. Details 810-744-4640 or visit www.journeymin.org. — L.P.

Volleyball camp on tap
DAVISON — A summer volleyball camp will take place July 6-9 for kids entering grades 4-9. The camp will be run by varsity coach Tiffany Burghdorf and current members of the varsity squad. Drills, circuits and training will help campers learn the fundamentals of volleyball and improve their current skills. Kids in grades 4-6 will attend camp from 9 a.m.-noon, while those entering grades 7-9 will attend from 1-4 p.m. Cost is $80 per player. Details: Tiffany Burghdorf at 810-241-5115. Registration forms online at www.davisonschools.org/news. — L.P.

AHA Lapeer Thunder on hold for now
LAPEER — The possibility of an American Hockey League team at the Polar Palace Arena complex has been put on hold for now, says owner Rick Williams GM of MR Spencer Financial Services.
“I own a team in Battle Creek and Battle Creek came to us to purchase the rink, so instead of investing in a team in Lapeer, we are working toward our involvement in the management group at the ice rink in Battle Creek.”
Williams noted that it was just a bit of a curveball that came by him and he couldn’t pass up the opportunity. Interest in the Lapeer area and from the area could still bring a team to the Polar Palace and talks could resume, but Williams said that is in its infancy stage for right now.
“Hockey is alive and well in Lapeer and the fan base would be perfect and the area perfect. We are not ruling out this year, but we have other things in the works right now,” Williams said. — L.P.

Four-day soccer camp
LAPEER — It’s time to sign up for the four-day 10th annual Lapeer Soccer Club camp at the Lapeer Optimist Fields No. 5 adjacent to Lapeer East High. Camp runs July 20-23 from 9 a.m.-noon and will be run by licensed instructors from Lapeer East and the Lapeer Soccer Club. Age-appropriate skills, ball handling, drills and one-on-one instruction will be part of the camp. Cost is $35, with checks made payable to the Lapeer Soccer Club, Ted Tomczyk, 4528 Trails End, Lapeer MI 48446, or payable day of camp. Campers should bring cleats and water each day. — L.P.

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