Traverse City Record-Eagle

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July 23, 2013

Sports in Brief: 07/23/2013


Youth football sign-up underway

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Youth Football Association registration is underway for the 2013 Season.

Parents can register their child for the 2013 Season by visiting The registration fee of $100 for the season includes uniform, protective equipment, three weeks of pre-season practices and at least six games.

Registration deadline for the 2013 season is July 31.

Salmon Classic set for Aug. 30-Sept. 1

TRAVERSE CITY — The Grand Traverse Area Sport Fishing Association will host the Salmon Classic fishing tournament Aug. 30-Sept. 1 on East & West Grand Traverse Bays.

Over $15,000 in cash will be up for grabs, including $5,000 for first place.

Four individual tournaments make up the 2013 Salmon Classic. Friday is the Ladies Classic, Saturday and Sunday are the Sweet 16 (for boats under 16 feet in length) and the Main Event. Over $1,000 in door prizes will be given away through out the weekend.

For more information, visit or call tournament director Steveo Joslin at 342-8442. Pre-registration for the Salmon Classic will begin on July 26 at

Benzie golf outing slated for Sept. 12

BENZONIA — The Benzie County Chamber of Commerce golf outing will be held on Sept. 12.

The best-ball scramble will be conducted at Crystal Lake Golf Club in Beulah. The entry fee of $65 per golfer includes 18 holes of golf with cart, box lunch, dinner and awards. Check-in is at 11 a.m., with golf starting at 11:30 a.m.

For more information, call 882-5801.

Dunes Port Oneida Run/Walk Aug. 3

GLEN ARBOR — The fourth annual Sleeping Bear Dunes Port Oneida Run, a 5K Trail Run/Walk in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, will take place Aug. 3 at the Charles Olsen farmstead in the Port Oneida Rural Historic District of the National Park.

The event supports the numerous projects the nonprofit organization tackles to preserve and interpret the 366 historic structures on the mainland and the Manitou Islands of Sleeping Bear.

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