Sports Briefs

Published 8:26 am Monday, August 10, 2009

Buchanan volleyball tryouts Aug. 12-13
Tryouts for Buchanan High School’s varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams will be held on Wednesday and Thursday at the Buchanan High School gym from 9 a.m. until noon each day.

Interested candidates must have a physical on file in the athletic office before trying out.

For additional information, please contact the athletic office at 695-8404.

Brandywine volleyball tryouts Aug. 12-14
Tryouts for the Brandywine High School volleyball teams will be held Wednesday through Friday from 6-9 p.m. at the high school.

All female Brandywine High School students are encouraged to tryout.

For more information please contact varsity head coach Nikki Cooper at

Brandywine coach Jim McNamara has announced that anyone interested in playing soccer at Brandywine this fall should report to the practice field behind Brandywine Elementary on Wednesday.

Practice will be held from 3-6 p.m.

For more information, contact McNarma at (574) 252-1891.

Niles fall sports practice times announced
Fall sports practice begins this week throughout Michigan.

Football practice begins today, while all other sports will begin official practices on Wednesday.

Here is a listing of the practice times for Niles:

5-9 p.m. – everyone, grades 10-12; 6-9 p.m.- incoming freshmen

Tryouts for seniors, juniors and select underclassmen will be from 9 a.m. until noon on Wednesday and Thursday.

Junior varsity and freshmen tryouts are form 1:30-4 p.m.

Boys’ soccer
8-9:30 a.m. – conditioning on track (running shoes needed); 3:30-5:30 p.m. – field time (shin guards and cleats needed)

Practice will be held from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m.

Cross country
Meet at 9 a.m. at high school.

Buchanan soccer practice begins Aug. 12
The Buchanan boys’ soccer team will begin preseason practices on Aug. 12.

Morning practice will run from 9-10:15 a.m. at the high school track. Evening practice will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the middle school.

You must have a physical in order to practice.

For more information contact Buchanan coach Brian Pruett at 695-1716.

Buchanan tennis practice to begin Wednesday
BUCHANAN – Boys’ tennis practice for Buchanan will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 12.

Practices will be held Aug. 12-14 from 7-9 a.m. and again at 4-6 p.m.

You must have a completed physical to practice.

For more information, contact Buchanan tennis coach Steve Bender at 695-7219.