2018-07-11 / Sports

Sports briefs

MRH Foundation Golf Event Sept. 6th

MARLETTE - The Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) Foundation’s golf committee will hold its 10th Annual Driving for Health Golf Scramble on Thurs., Sept. 6 at the Lapeer Country Club. The support that we receive for this event each year is phenomenal. Thanks to last year’s event supporters, we netted $26,877 to benefit the acute care/swing bed renovation project at Marlette Regional Hospital. This project will once again be the beneficiary of our 2018 event proceeds as the MRH Foundation has a remaining fundraising balance of approximately $35,000 to get this project started. If area businesses are interested in golfing or sponsoring this year’s event, please register soon by contacting the Marlette Regional Hospital Foundation office at 989-635-4011 or 989-635-4012. In-kind contributions are also welcome for our raffles, and all contributions are tax deductible. For more information, visit www.marletteregionalhospital.org or “Like” Marlette Regional Hospital on Facebook.

Free Fishing Contests

CROSWELL - Croswell Pioneer Days will be offering two Free Fishing Contests. The first is Fishing for Dollars (all ages), Fri., July 20, 6 p.m., Riverbend Park; paying $1 per inch for all fish 7 inches or longer until $260 in prize money is gone; fishermen limited to one pole each. Just show up and register with Kim Hartman and start fishing; license required for ages 17 and older; must adhere to the Michigan Fishing Regulations - event sponsored by Pioneer Power Electric and Corner Market. Kids Fishing Contest for children 15 and under scheduled from 8-11 a.m. on Sat., July 21 in Riverbend Park; this “Free” Fishing Contest is sponsored by the Sanilac County Sport Fishing and Hunting Club. The Fishing and Hunting Club provides bait, prizes and some snacks and eats for all the young fishermen during the contest; register in the park before you start fishing.

Lexington 5K, Mile Run July 21

LEXINGTON – the annual Lexington 5K and Mile Run will be held on Sat., July 21; (times); sign-up at Runsignup or roadrunner timing; for more info contact Lisa Sahaw at lshaw@croslex.org, or call 810-359-3379. The race benefits the Cros-Lex cross country program.

Child Abuse Council golf outing July 12

SANDUSKY - Come out and support the Sanilac County Child Abuse Council’s 4-person golf scramble; Tee for 2 Causes, on Thurs., July 12, at the Woodland Hills GC, Sandusky. Shotgun start at 9 am, cost is $90 per player. Event organizers have a great day planned, including a hospitality tent, lunch at the turn, dinner after golf, silent auctions, specialty hole activities and prizes, a children’s’ art auction, a ball drop contest and the infamous prize board. Special thanks to our generous program event Platinum sponsors, including AmeriGas Propane, Eastern Michigan Bank, Kohl’s, Walmart, J & D Market, Nutrien Ag Solutions, Town & County Reality & the Portly Pig. To register a team, be an event sponsor or donate a prize for the golf outing, contact Amy Dumaw at 810-648-4098 x 144 or visit our website at www.sanilacchild.org.

MRH $10 sports physicals in July

MARLETTE - Marlette Regional Hospital’s family health care offices are offering reduced price sports physicals to area athletes for a cost of $10, and half of the proceeds will be donated back to local schools’ athletic programs. For the month of July, the following offerings will be available: July 17th, 2 – 5:30 p.m. on a walk-in basis at Family HealthCare of Brown City located at 4472 Main Street in Brown City; July 18th, 1 – 6 p.m. by appointment at Kingston Family HealthCare located at 5988 State Street in Kingston; July 20th, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. by appointment at Mayville Family HealthCare located at 2180 Ohmer Road in Mayville; July 24th, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. by appointment at Mayville Family HealthCare located at 2180 Ohmer Road in Mayville; July 24th, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 3 p.m. on a walk-in basis at North Branch Family HealthCare located at 4000 Huron Street in North Branch; July 26th, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. by appointment at Marlette Family HealthCare located at 2750 Main Street, Suite 2 in Marlette. Call 989-635-4104 to schedule. Additional opportunities will be offered in August. Annual well-child exams can also be scheduled, and these can count as a child’s sport physical if he/she has not had a well-child exam in this calendar year. Well-child exams are a preventative service benefit covered at 100 percent by health insurance plans. A sport physical form will need to be taken to the well-child visit to ensure completion by the family health care provider. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact outreach specialist Robin Pingel at 989-635-1861.

Co-ed Softball teams needed

FORESTER TWP – Teams are needed for the Sanilac Sportsman’s Club Coed Softball Tournament to be held on Sun., Aug. 5, 2018. For details and/or sign-up, call Dave Messing at 269-716-0941.

Robinson tennis tournament Aug. 1-5

PORT HURON – The 61st Annual Robinson Tennis Tournament will be held Aug. 1-5, 2018;(Online registration at phtennishouse.com/2018robinson).Open to any players, no residential restrictions. Junior age divisions – 10&U Orange, 10&UGreem 12&U, 15&U, 18&U; Adult Age Division - Open, 35+, 45+, 60+, Mixed (Singles, Doubles, Mixed). Tournament site is Port Huron Northern High School (if Sanborn Courts are resurfaced, event will be there; follow us online for updates). Junior Rookies – first 50 play free; 10 & under Kid’s Play Day (Fri., Aug. 3rd at -4 p.m.; daily prizes; concessions. For more info contact Tournament Director, Steve Pillon, sspillon@yahoo.com or 810-434-2371.

SHS seeking JV v’ball coach

SANDUSKY – Sandusky schools is looking for a JV Volleyball Coach. Anyone interested should contact Al DeMott at aldemott@sandusky.k12.mi.us

HUNTER’S SAFETY CLASSES

MARLETTE - The Marlette Sportsmen’s Association will be teaching Hunter’s Safety at the Marlette Sportsmen’s Club. Registration is on Monday, July 2, at 5:30 p.m. The classes will run from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., on July 2, 3, 9, & 10. The club is located 2 miles west and 4½ miles north of Marlette, on White Creek Road. Questions, contact Paul Slivka, 810-622-8645, or Terry Lambert at 810-537-2358.

Thomas Memorial Co-Ed Softball

MARLETTE – The annual Cheryl Thomas Co-Ed Softball Tournament will be held on Sat., July 21 at Marlette Park. Cost to enter a team is $125. For information contact Connor Thomas at 989-467-0442. All proceeds go to the Cheryl Thomas Memorial Scholarship.

Will2Walk golf outing July 28

SANDUSKY – The 9th Annual Will2Walk Golf Scramble will be held on Sat., July 28, 2018 at Woodland Hills GC, Sandusky. Entry fees are: $75 Single Golfer, $300 Foursome; $20 Lunch Only; all golfers are welcome to one free round of golf at Woodland Hills prior to the scramble; 18-hole scramble, 36 team field max; check in at 7 a.m; shotgun start 8:30 a.m.; luncheon 1:30 p.m.; Reduced room rates available - DeMott’s Westpark Inn, 440 Sanilac Rd., Sandusky, Mi. 48471; contact Tammy DeMott, 810-648-4300; Not golfing? Please join us for lunch and festivities from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Hospitality Tent; our goal for lunch is 250, so please invite family and friends. Golf entry forms available at Woodland Hills or online at www.will2walk.org/migolf or Rich@will2walk.org Also, sponsorships available. Questions, call Rich Hamill at (480) 231-7256.

(Note: To submit items for the Sports Briefs, Email dball@mihomepaper.com; FAX 810-648-4526; or phone Dale Ball at 810-452-2685 or 810-648-4000 ext. 1403)

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