Traverse City Record-Eagle


June 13, 2014

Sports in Brief: 06/13/2014

Bullough, Brooks in Border Classic

FINDLAY, Ohio — Former St. Francis linebacker Byron Bullough and Cadillac quarterback Jalen Brooks will suit up for Team Michigan in Saturday’s inaugural Border Classic against Team Ohio.

The all-star football game will kickoff at 1 p.m. at the University of Findlay.

Bullough, listed at 6-2, 235, will be joined by four of his future Michigan State teammates — defensive tackle David Beedle, offensive tackle Nick Padla, wide receiver Brandon Sowards and defensive back Jalen Watts-Jackson. Brooks signed with Ferris State. Other notables on Team Michigan: CMU commit Amari Coleman, a slot receiver from New Lothrop; Iowa commit Jalen Embry, a defensive back from Detroit King; Pittsburgh commit Avonte Maddox, a slot receiver from Detroit King; WMU commit Chukwuma Okorafor, an offensive tackle from Southfield; and Michigan commit Jared Wangler, a linebacker from Warren DeLaSalle.

Fishing tourney Sunday in Frankfort

FRANKFORT — The 15th annual Bihlman Memorial Fishing Tournament is set for Sunday in Frankfort.

The weigh-in, and all other tournament events, will be held downtown at Mineral Springs Park. The Fathers Day tournament was started years ago to remember David Bihlman, a local charter captain. All the proceeds go to Camp Quality, a Lake Ann camp that’s for kids who have been stricken with cancer. The tournament has raised tens of thousands of dollars for Camp Quality. The event kicks off Saturday night with the captains meeting and registration at 7 p.m. Fishing starts Sunday at 5 a.m. with the weigh-in starting at 11:30 a.m. There will be a live auction as well.

Roller derby matches June 21

TRAVERSE CITY — The Toxic Cherries take to the flat track against the G-Rap ATTACK, followed by the Cherry Bombs versus the Deathrow Derby Dames in roller derby matches June 21.

Action starts at 6 p.m. at the Civic Center. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Children 10-under are free. Tickets are available at the Ben Franklin, Lifer Skate Shop, Oryana and Special fundraising activities at the bout will benefit the Disability Network.

Baseball tourney set for Charlevoix

CHARLEVOIX — Charlevoix will host a baseball tournament June 20-22.

The team fee is $200, plus three approved high school baseballs. Three games guaranteed. High school rules will apply, except all players in the lineup bat with free defensive substitutions. The second annual event drew varsity, JV teams and alumni teams last year. For more information call Allen Telgenhof at 231-590-3035.

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