2012-07-19 / Sports

Sports Briefs

UPLGA taking place at Indian Lake Golf Course

MANISTIQUE - Indian Lake Golf and Country Club is playing host this week to the 86th Upper Peninsula Ladies Golf Association tournament.

On July 16, 68 players from all over the U.P. began qualifying rounds. Medalist honors Monday went to 16-year-old Avery Rochester, a junior at Marquette High School. Rochester shot a low card 81.

Manistique residents competing in the event include: Jackie Villemure, Jackie Bruce, Marie Bellville, Ann Johnson and Evelyn Reid.

Semifinals and championship matches will take place today (Thursday).

Championship flight includes: 1. Avery Rochester, 81; 2. (tie), JoAnn Poncino, Zoe Woodworth and Karen McCorkle, 84; 5. (tie) Judy LaValley and Polly Anderson, 85; 7. Jackie Villemure, 86; 8. (tie) Pam Frankini and Sue Micklow, 87; 10. Leah Faketty, 89; 11. (tie) Michelle Mansfield and Nancy Osier, 90; 13. (tie) Cathy Shamion and Heidi Olson, 92; 15. Jane Dickow, 93; 16. Janet Hruska, 94.

Rifle and Pistol Club to host annual pistol shoot

MANISTIQUE – On Aug. 11, “Send a Kid to MDA Camp” will hold its 2nd Annual Pistol Shoot Competition at the Manistique Rifle and Pistol Club, located eight miles north of Manistique on M-94.

The shoot will begin at 11 a.m. and last until 5 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for a donation, with all proceeds going to the Muscular Dystrophy Association and its summer camp in Green Lake, Wis.

The Green Lake MDA Summer Camp also includes children from the Upper Peninsula. Currently, there are four children from the U.P. who attend the camp. The cost of one child attending camp is $800 – this is paid for through donations, with no cost to families.

Last summer, Send A Kid To MDA Camp Pistol Shoot raised $800. This year the goal is to meet and hopefully exceed that amount to subsidize the cost of one child attending summer camp.

The shoot is a PPC-style pistol shoot, 9mm center fire handguns or larger caliber with open sights. Awards will be presented for first, second, and third places in the classes of “Expert”, “Marksman” and “Sharpshooter” for both revolver and auto handguns. There will also be a team event.

All competitors will be eligible for prizes during a drawing after firing lines are complete. Awards and prizes have been provided through donations. None of the money raised is used for these items.

For more information, go to www.sendakidrtomdacamp.com or email david@sendakidrtomdacamp.com.

‘Bunyan’ triathlon registration forms available

MANISTIQUE - Registrations are now being accepted from athletes interested in participating in the City of Manistique Paul Bunyan Triathlon on Aug. 25.

A registration form is included on page 3 of this week’s paper. Forms can also be downloaded from the city’s website at www.cityofmanistique.org.

Memorial scholarship scramble set for July 28

MANISTIQUE - Registration is still be accepted for the 16th annual Ken Pond Memorial Scholarship 3-Person Scramble to be held on July 28, at Indian Lake Golf and Country Club.

Shotgun start will be at 9 a.m. Eighteen holes will be played to flight, followed by nine holes to place.

Entry fee is $180 per team. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three teams in each flight. Meals will be provided during the tournament, as well as free beer and pop at two designated holes.

For further information or to register, contact Tom at (906) 723- 2700 or Renee at (906) 723-2720.

Central will host camp for high school athletes

MT. PLEASANT, Mich. – The Central Michigan men’s basketball program is offering a basketball camp this summer.

From Aug. 1-3, CMU will be running a “College Exposure” basketball camp. The camp is open to any boy entering grades 6-12. Cost for the camp is $249 for an overnight camper and $199 for a commuter.

The camp is designed to prepare players to play at the next level. An emphasis will be placed on developing the individual skills and knowledge that will help players to reach their full potential. A daily camp schedule will include workout stations, competitions, games and video analysis.

To register, go to www.cmuchippewas.com/camps. For questions and more information call (989) 774-1838.

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