Area Sports Briefs

Posen High School is currently searching for a head coach for its eight-man football team for the upcoming football season. If you are interested in applying, please call Posen athletic director Jack Gebauer at 657-5650 or e-mail at “”>

The Storch Soccer Academy is now taking registrations for a Goalkeeper Camp for 8-18 year olds ($75) and a Premier Camp for 10-18 year olds ($75) will be offered the week of July28-August 1. For more information, contact Tim Storch at 248-961-2553 or at

The new and locally managed Alpena Flyers Junior Hockey Team is pleased to announce the scheduling of a pre-draft camp for the 2014-2015 season. This will be a two day camp on August 8-9 at the Northern Lights Ice Arena in Alpena. The camp will consist of one session on Aug. 8 from 6:30-8 p.m. and two sessions on Aug. 9. Times for Saturday are 9-10:30 a.m. and 5-6:30 p.m. The cost for the camp is $125 per player.

All players must bring/submit a “Consent to Treat”/Medical History form on the day of the tryouts. Payment must be submitted, along with the above mentioned form, to the Alpena Flyers, 751 Woodward Avenue, Alpena, MI 49707. You can pick up these forms along with the Tryout Application at Northern Lights Arena, or contact David Guzman. (Please RSVP by email or phone by July 15th 2014). Questions and RSVP’s may be directed to David Guzman, Alpena Flyers General Manager at or 989-356-4349.

The Hillman football team is holding its inaugural 5K Run/Walk Fundraiser on July 5. Registration will be held from 8-8:50 a.m. at the end of Progress St. at Tiger Paw Park. The race begins at 9 a.m. Cost is $20 per person and $15 for students. Please contact Chris at 255-8001 or Bill at 884-2436 with any questions.

The Dork Brothers are hosting the Fannie-A Open Water Challenge on July 5 at the National Marine Sanctuary/Rotary Island.

This race is a seven-mile open water rowing, kayaking and canoeing event down the Thunder Bay River starting at the Rotary Bridge. It starts at 8:15 a.m. and runs in rain or shine.

Participants must provide a boat. Awards will be given to male and female winners in four age groups in each vessel type.

Early entry is $10 per participant and must be turned in by July 1. Any entries after July 1 will be $15. Limited edition event t-shirts are available for $12. All rowers must be 18 years of age or older.

Interested parties can fill out entry forms and send it, with payment, to Dork Brothers, P.O. Box 301, Alpena, MI 49707. Race day entry forms are accepted between 7 and 8 a.m.