2015-08-13 / Sports

Sports Briefs:

Dune Dash on; Bums drop third straight
By Al Willman Of The Enterprise staff

Despite storm cleanup, Dune Dash still on

The fourth annual Dune Dash, a four mile run/walk is set for Saturday morning along the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail. The cost to run is between $18-33 depending on the participant’s age. Proceeds will support development of the trail. For more information go to www.dunedash.com or call 941-4300.

Beach Bums drop third straight

The Traverse City Beach Bums lost their series opener, 9-3, to the River City Rascals Tuesday night. The loss was the third straight for the Bums (41-29). Right fielder Jeff DeBlieux was 1-for-4, extending his hitting streak to 10 games. The Bums played the Rascals last night, and will close out the series at 7:05 tonight. As of press date, the results of both games were not available. The Bums will take on the Joliet Slammers in a weekend series at Wurfel Park, beginning

Friday night. First pitch on Friday and Saturday is set for 7:05, with Sunday’s game scheduled for 5:05.

Walter Watch: Late rally ends Braves season

The season is over for the Staunton (Va.) Braves, after losing 4-3 to the Strasburg Express in game three of the Valley Baseball League Championship Series. The Braves (35-15) finished the summer with the best record in the VBL. Leelanau County resident, Michigan State right-hander and Braves starter Walter Borkovich did not pitch in the championhsip series, having reached his inning limit. Borkovich finished the summer with a 4-4 record and a 4.32 earned run average. He pitched in 10 games, starting nine and struck out 44 batters, while only walking 16 in 50 innings. Borkovich will return to Michigan State for his junior season.

Golf benefit scheduled

The 11th Annual ShareCare Golf Benefit is scheduled for Tuesday. The event starts at 8 a.m. with tee times until 8 p.m. The cost to play is $35, with all proceeds going to ShareCare of Leelanau, and will include nine holes of golf, cart, goody bag and prizes. Food and drink will also be available for purchase. For more information or to schedule a tee time, call 334-5555.

Local golfer hits hole-in-one

Leland Country Club member Allan McKisson hit a hole-in-one Saturday at the club. McKission made his ace on hole No. 3.

Foot golfer kicks first ace

Dennis Brosky kicked a hole-in-one Friday on No. 9 at the Dunes Golf Club in Empire. It was the first at the course.

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