Kuiper wins Anchor Day 5K
Rick Kuiper of Hudsonville won the Empire Anchor Day 5K Walk/Run in 21 minutes, 52 seconds.
John Hinken of Hudsonville was second in 22:06., followed by Brad Cambridge of Canton in 22:22.
The top three women finishers in the July 21st event were: Sophie Goethals of Chicago, Ill., 26:13; Amy Kappele of Geneva, Ill., 26:15; and Clare Cronellie of Troy, 28:33.
All the participants received a free t-shirt to wear to the Anchor Day Parade that afternoon.
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Diane Midgley aced the 87-yard, No. 8 hole at The Homestead’s Mountain Flowers Par 3 course on Sunday.
The hole-in-one was witnessed by family members, Roy, Macaira, Mark, Drake, Poff, and Molly Midgley.
Mountain Flowers is a Par 3, 9-hole golf course located at The Homestead.
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Mike Connell of Canton shot a hole-in-one at the Leelanau Club at Bahle Farms.
Witnessing the feat on July 6 were Pat Connell and Jack Hoxie. Connell used a pitching wedge to ace the No. 9, 136 yards hole.
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Shirley Drews, Jeni Goodnow, Doris Loznak and Mae VanHouzen won the Dunes League scramble on July 18.
Finishing second were Pat Spreng, Merle Skinner, Sharon O’Brien and Mary Lou Beauchamp. Third place went to Linda Keck, Barbara Alldredge, Sue Putnam and Kathy Conroy.
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The Traverse City Bulldogs Athletic Association is partnering with Flight Classic to bring a 3-on-3 basketball tournament to Traverse City on Aug, 18. The tourney is a fundraiser for team uniforms, gym rental, and other association expenses.
The TCBAA is a nonprofit Christian organization that provides athletic opportunities for homeschool students in the greater Grand Traverse area. Elementary through varsity boys and girls soccer and basketball are the sports that the TCBAA currently offers.
The event will be held in the K-Mart parking lot, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost is $96 per 4 person team. Please register at flightclassic.com. Deadline is Aug. 12.