Sports Briefs

Published 6:59 am Friday, July 31, 2009

Little League off-season board meeting schedule
The Dowagiac Little League Board of Directors will be holding their monthly off-season public board meetings on the first Monday of each month at The Wounded Minnow at 6 p.m.

Persons interested in becoming board members should attend the upcoming Public Board meetings. Eligible voting status requires attendance at the August and September meetings.

The meeting schedule is as follows: Monday Aug. 3; Monday Sept. 14 (2nd Monday due to Labor Day Holiday). Little League Board Member Elections; Monday Oct. 5; Monday Nov. 2

Goalie clinic scheduled for Aug. 3-7
Former NCAA division one soccer player Chris Haack will offer a goalkeeper clinic for middle school- and high school-age students at the St. Joe Kickers Club on Aug. 3-7 from 10 a.m. until noon.

Haack is a former goalkeeper coach for Grace Christian and St. Joseph high schools and has a “D” license with the United States Soccer Federation.

The cost of the clinic is $125, which includes a T-shirt. To register contact or 269 449-7281.

Niles to hold wrestling camp Aug. 3-6
A youth wrestling camp featuring the University of Wisconsin head wrestling coach Barry Davis will be held at Niles High School Aug. 3-6.

Registration will be held Aug. 3 beginning at 9 a.m. at the high school. Cost of the camp is $150 per wrestler.

The camp is for wrestlers ages 10 and up and will run from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

For more information, contact Niles wrestling coach Todd Hess at (269) 823-3839 or by e-mail:

Benny’s Barber Shop Golf Outing Aug. 9
The fourth annual Benny’s Barber Shop Golf Outing, a four-man scramble, will take place Sunday, Aug. 9, at noon at Spruce Ridge.

Sign up at Peters’ shop at (269) 591-5233 or Spruce Ridge at 782-5827.

LMC Golf Outing at Orchard Hills
BENTON TOWNSHIP – The 21st Annual Lake Michigan College Golf Outing will be held Monday, Aug. 17, at Orchard Hills Country Club in Buchanan. Openings are available for the best-ball event.

The entry fee for a foursome is $600 or $150 for individual entries and a portion of the entry fee is tax deductible.

Opportunities to highlight local businesses through sponsorships are available beginning at $200.

To register, visit or contact LMC Foundation & Alumni Services Manager Mary Klemm at (269) 927-6849.