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June 15, 2013

Sports in Brief: 06/15/2013



Roller derby teams lace ’em up today

TRAVERSE CITY — Roller derby action returns to Traverse City today.

The Cherry Bombs will hit the track to take on the Mix-Up Misfits and the Toxic Cherries will defend their winning home season against the Killamazoo Killa Crew on June 15 at 6 p.m. at Howe Arena inside the Civic Center.

Tickets are just $10 in advance, $15 at the door and children 10 and under are free. Tickets are available at Ben Franklin, Lifer Skate Shop, InsideOut Gallery, Oryana and Special fundraising activities at the bout will benefit the Women’s Resource Center. Regular score updates will be posted on Traverse City Roller Derby’s Facebook and Twitter pages.


TCC special teams camp June 25

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Central will host a special teams camp June 25 at Thirlby Field.

The camp is for athletes in grades 7-12 and focuses on kicking, punting and long snapping, going from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $60 in advance or $70 the day of.

To register, call Eric Schugars at 642-1784 or email


History Under Sail set for June 19

SUTTONS BAY — The Inland Seas Education Association will hold “Maritime History Under Sail,” where participants can join the crew of the schooner Inland Seas and discover the heritage of the mid-coast of Grand Traverse Bay.

The event explores the maritime history of Suttons Bay, Peshawbestown and Omena. The sail takes place on June 19, from 6-9 p.m., and includes dinner prepared by the ship’s cook. The cost for adults is $55 per person. To make a reservation, call 271-3077.


Borkovich to pitch in All-Star game

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City West senior Walt Borkovich, has been selected to participate in the East/West High School All-Star baseball game July 1 at Comerica Park.

Borkovich is the first West player to receive the honor.

Borkovich was 8-2 and led the Titans to Big North Conference and Division 1 district titles. He’ll pitch for Michigan State next season.



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