Sports in Temporary: Old Dominion booked for Turtle Creek Stadium; Scott, Much survive U.S. Open Locals | Local Sports

MHSFCA All-Star rosters announced

LANSING – rosters for the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association’s 39th Annual All-Star Football Game (East-West) have been announced. The game will be played on Saturday June 26, 2021 at Lawrence Tech University in Southfield.

Austin Bills (Traverse City Central), Michael Elliot (Traverse City West), Finn Hogan (Glen Lake) and Will Whims (Kingsley) will all play for the West team. Tim Peterson, a long-time northern Michigan coach, is joining the coaching staff with Kevin Kent from Lake City.

Hogan breaks another Lakers school record

MAPLE CITY – Finn Hogan broke Glen Lake’s school record in the 100-meter run with a time of 10.9. Trevor Apsey had it at 10:98 a.m. in 2014.

Hogan now has four individual course records that he holds this season: 100 m, 200 m, 500 m and high jump.

Old Dominion booked for Turtle Creek Stadium

TRAVERSE CITY – Nashville country music band Old Dominion announced their Ballpark Tour Tuesday with a stop at Turtle Creek Stadium in Traverse City on September 17th.

Randy Houser, Matt Stell and Caitlyn Smith have been announced as the openers.

Old Dominion is best known for its hits “One Man Band” from his self-titled 2019 album and “Written in the Sand” from 2017 album Happy Endings. Houser made his own fame with the hits “How Country Feels”, “Runnin ‘Outta Moonlight” from his 2013 album How Country Feels. Stell was on the radio with “Everywhere But On” from his 2019 album of the same name.

Advance ticket sales begin on Thursday, May 27th, at 10 a.m. Holders and partners of Pit Spitters season tickets as well as members of the Old Dominion Fan Club can pre-sell from Monday.

For Old Dominion Fan Club members, advance booking begins on Monday; For Pit Spitters sponsors, holders of full and half-year tickets, holders of 10-game table plans from Fox Motors Den, advance sales begin on Tuesday. For Pit Spitters Mini-Plan holders with five and ten games and holders of the Fox Motors Den-Plan with five games, advance booking begins on Wednesday, May 26th.

The concert is the first of its kind for the Turtle Creek Stadium, formerly called Wurfel Park.

“A big concert like this is another important step as we work to cement Turtle Creek Stadium as the premier outdoor entertainment facility in Northern Michigan,” said Mickey Graham, general manager of Pit Spitters, in a press release.

Scott & Munch survive the US Open Locals

Traverse City Natives Alex Scott and Winton Munch have passed the US Open Local Qualifiers for the past two weeks.

Scott carded a 71 at the Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club in Shawnee Hills, Ohio for fifth place. The top 7 qualified. Munch shot 64 at Buckhorn Springs Golf & Country Club, Valrico, Florida. Thursday May 6th. The first four qualified.

From April 26 to May 18, there are 109 courses in 45 states with local 18-hole qualifiers. Those who develop further play one of the 11 36-hole qualifiers. One in the US starts May 24th; The other nine start on June 7th.

Scott has made the cut in three of the last five tournaments he has played, including two qualifiers for Korn Ferry Monday. In the other two qualifying games, he missed with one stroke and lost in a playoff hole. At the Michigan Open he was third.

Munch, who played golf with Hope in college, finished fifth in the Michigan Open.

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