2012-02-02 / Sports

Sports Shorts

Left to Right: Kettering Hockey Head Coach Tom Kolioupoulos, Spencer Scott (7), Jacob Kleve (10), Jordan Renn (13), Tyler Bandurski (19), Phillip Mitchell (23) and assistant coach Gary Bandurski. Left to Right: Kettering Hockey Head Coach Tom Kolioupoulos, Spencer Scott (7), Jacob Kleve (10), Jordan Renn (13), Tyler Bandurski (19), Phillip Mitchell (23) and assistant coach Gary Bandurski. Local grad gets nationwide recognition

FLINT — Grand Blanc native Tyler Bandurski was one of five players from the Kettering University hockey team named to the American Collegiate Hockey Association Div. III All Star team. Also named were Davison’s Phillip Mitchell, Brighton’s Scott Spencer, Rochester Hills Jacob Cleve and Troy’s Jordan Renn. With all five players participating in a game and skills competition on Jan. 7 in Grand Rapids for the right to compete in Philadelphia

in late March against other All Star teams, it will be the cream of that crop that will take the ice next winter for the 2012 Div III National Team overseas against several different European squads. Currently Bandurski, a defenseman, leads his team with nine goals and six assists for 15 points this season. Kettering returned to action on Jan. 20 at Ice Mountain in Burton against Hope College. — M.S.

Adaptive seminar and conference on tap today

GRAND BLANC — Strength Training and Recovery Corp will host a seminar, exhibit hall and free movie screening for disabled sportsmen and women today, Feb. 2 at the Genesys Banquet and Conference Center, 805 Health Park Blvd. Health professionals will take part in a wheelchair seating and positioning session from noon - 5 p.m. The public is invited to the free exhibit hall and movie screening of The Movement directed by Robert Redford and Warren Miller that runs 5-7 p.m. Vendors will have various adaptive sport, hunting and recreational offerings on display. — L.P.

Warriors giving back to the community

FLINT — The Michigan Warriors of the North American Hockey League are offering all fans that make a donation to Goodwill before Feb. 25 a coupon for reduced admission for the teams game that night. Details: www.goodwillmidmichigan.org or www.nahl.com. — M.S.

Schools making athletic opportunities available

FLINT TWP. — While open to kids from all areas, the Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth Youth Enrichment Program is offering a baseball camp for kids ages 7-13 on April 2-4 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. for $30. The clinic will take place in the Carman-Ainsworth high school gym, registration deadline is Mar. 23 and when registering online a non-refundable convenience fee is applied. Details: 810-591-3600, 810-591-2880 or 810- 591-3276. — M.S.

Junior Generals currently on seven-game win streak

FLINT — The Flint Junior Generals of the NA3HL beat the Battle Creek Revolution, 7-0, last Sunday, as Grand Blanc’s Cody Damon assisted on the game’s very first score and posting a goal and two assists was Swartz Creek’s Andrew Lay. The difference in this contest for Flint was the fact it outshot Battle Creek 68-14 after taking leads of 2-0 and 3-0 at the end of the first and second periods. Last Saturday, it was more of the same, as the Junior Generals outshot the Revolution, 72- 8, on their way to a 7-2 victory. While Battle Creek did grab a 2-0 lead at the end of the first, it was all Flint from there as Damon got the ball rolling less than a minute into the second with help from Davison’s Nicholas Goettel and Lay. The Junior Generals, 27-7-0-3, are at Battle

Creek tomorrow and host Cleveland on Sunday. — M.S.

MHSAA Game Night currently available

EAST LANSING — The Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Game Night now offers daily prep varsity game footage, with new content being aired on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Contests can be found on channel 900 for Comcast subscribers or mhsaa.tv. Details: mhsaa.com. — M.S.

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