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June 25, 2013

Sports in Brief: 06/25/2013

Gillis returns, will play for Hounds

TRAVERSE CITY — Jacob Gillis is returning to play hockey at home.

The 19-year-old Traverse City native signed to play in the Midwest Junior Hockey League next season for the Traverse City Hounds after playing the last three years at the Lawrence Academy in Groton, Mass.

Hounds owner-coach Scott Gardiner expects Gillis to be a “high end player and leader.”

Gillis, who wants to begin work on an aviation degree, skated for Traverse City West his freshman season before venturing east.

Gillis said his goal is to play college hockey and he hopes playing for the Hounds will be a stepping stone in that direction.

Blue Stars win Flint tournament

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Blue Stars 13-under travel baseball team won the Cavalier Diamond Classic tournament in Flint over the weekend, beating WF Clubhouse 13-2 in the final.

Pitchers Casey Peterson, Ryan Hayes, and Carson Rosa led the Blue Stars on the mound. Offensively, Joe Muzljakovich went 11-for-16 with 11 RBIs, Rosa 10-for-16 with seven RBIs, and Martin Foley 8-for-12 with six RBIs. Rosa hit two home runs. The Blue Stars are now 22-1.

YMCA offers two lacrosse events

TRAVERSE CITY — The YMCA is offering two lacrosse events at its main campus this summer.

Girls in grades 2-12 can participate in the second annual YMCA girl’s LAX camp. The camp focuses on basic stick skills, passing drills, and scrimmages. It will be held from 5:30-7:30 on July 22-25. The cost is $35 for YMCA members, $70 for non-members. All experience levels are welcome.

The YMCA and TC West Bayhawks are partnering to put on a boys camp for all players in grades 4-9 the week of July 29. The camp will run from 6-8 p.m. The cost is $50 per player. The camp will focus on basic skills.

For more information call the YMCA at 933-9622.

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