Traverse City Record-Eagle

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April 24, 2013

Sports in Brief: 04/24/2013

Three wrestlers place at nationals

TRAVERSE CITY — Three local youth wrestlers placed at the NUWAY nationals tournament at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek on April 13-14.

Traverse City’s Dutch Ballan and Kingsley’s Baron Leonard had the best finishes of the three, each placing third in the 54-pound and 60-pound weight classes, respectively. Traverse City’s Wylie Edick was sixth at the 75-pound division.

Beach Bums to host FanFest

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Beach Bums eighth annual FanFest will take place Saturday at Wuerfel Park.

The event starts at 8 a.m.

Individual game tickets will be on sale. In addition, there will a one-day only offer where fans can buy 10 tickets and get five free.

The home opener is May 21 against the Evansville Otters. Traverse City will play 54 home games this year.

Beach Bums players and coaches will be available for autographs. There will be high school games olayed during the day, featuring St. Francis, Elk Rapids, Muskegon Reeths-Puffer and Benzie Central. Those games start at 10 a.m.

Traverse City will also be hosting a job fair for game-day employees at FanFest.

Golf league seeking members

TRAVERSE CITY — The Ladies 9-hole Golf League is accepting new members.

The league is holding its annual organizational meeting on Wednesday, May 1 at Elmbrook Golf Club. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. For more information, call Barbara at 041-0386.

Tennis camp registration underway

TRAVERSE CITY — Registration forms for Grand Traverse Tennis Camps are now available online at

The camps offer tennis instruction for beginners, intermediates, 10-under, and adults.

Junior Excellence and High School Team Camp programs run all summer for middle school age graduates of morning sessions, and for high school varsity players.

Registration for camp junior tournaments, the Cherry Festival Open and the Northern Michigan Junior Open, are also available at

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