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December 12, 2013

Sports in Brief: 12/12/2013

Bear Lake’s Ferguson to Hope

BEAR LAKE — Bear Lake senior Emileigh Ferguson will attend school and play basketball at Hope College next season.

Ferguson has competed in four sports at Bear Lake, earning Most Valuable Player honors in basketball and volleyball. She’s scored more than 1,000 points in basketball and finished with more than 1,000 kills in volleyball.

Ferguson, who sports a 3.41 GPA, will major in exercise science at Hope. The Flying Dutch are currently 7-0.

AAU basketball tryouts Sunday

TRAVERSE CITY — Northern Exposure will be holding AAU basketball tryouts on Sunday for players in grades 4-7.

Tryouts cost $10 per player and will be held at Traverse City West Middle School from 4-7 p.m. The 4th-5th graders will go from 4-5:30, the 6th-7th graders from 5:30-7.

For more information call Tom at 989-239-0852.

‘We Ski’ program set for January

TRAVERSE CITY — The North American VASA, the Vasa Ski Club and Timber Ridge Resort are partnering to offer the “We Ski” program for a fifth season.

The program will be held on three consecutive Thursdays in January. The program, which has a limit of 90 registrants, has sold out each year.

“We Ski” is designed to introduce families and individuals to the benefits and enjoyment of cross country skiing. Participants range from novice to advanced. Vasa Ski Club members will offer instructions for both classical and skate skiing.

A healthy meal will be served in the Timber Ridge lodge after each session — as well as a snack before the class.

Ski equipment is the responsibility of the skiers. Rental equipment is available at Brick Wheels and at Timber Ridge on a first come-first served basis. Supply is limited at both locations. Since the program is limited to 90 skiers, preference for registration will be shown to new participants. Fees are $45 for a family, $30 for individuals. That covers the entire program. The Timber Ridge trail pass is included in the fees.

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