Sports News in Brief


LEROY — The Leroy Razzasque 5K Run Walk will be at the Pine River Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. on Saturday.

Pre-registration forms are available at

For an additional $5, runners may register race day between 7:15 and 7:45 a.m. For more information, call (231) 768-4535.


REED CITY —  The Mecosta-Osceola Department of Human Services will have a golf outing July 16 at Spring Valley Golf Course with proceeds going toward Christmas in July Gifts for Kids.

The Gifts for Kids program helps families in Osecola County provide gifts, food, clothing and other necessities for their loved ones during the holiday season.

Team entry is $200 and must consist of four golfers. Golfers need to respond by July 11. Contact the golf course for entry forms.


EVART — The Detroit Lions have announced their 2014 Summer Football Camp schedule that includes a fundamentals mini-camp for ages 6-14 set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Evart on Aug. 1

For additional information or to register, visit or call 313-262-2248.

In addition to teaching the fundamentals and benefits of the game, camps will emphasize the three pillars of USA Football’s Heads Up Football program: proper tackling techniques, equipment fitting and concussion recognition and protocol. Heads Up Football aims to take the head out of the game, keeping players safer.

Detroit Lions Football Camps and Academies are open to boys and girls, ages 4-18, are non-contact and fundamental, and designed to improve beginning, intermediate or advanced skill levels. Camps and mini-camps provide fundamental instruction on all positions for both sides of the football. Academies focus on specific positions and allow for more detailed instruction and player development.

Participants are grouped based on age and skill level. Each camp is limited to the first 70 participants to register and is conducted by the Detroit Lions Football Camp coaching staff, who are professional educators from the collegiate and high school ranks.