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Lacrosse teams ready to take fight to cancer

Clarkston High School Boys and Girls Varsity and Boys and Girls JV teams are ready for this Saturday's Game for a Cure. Photo by Wendi Reardon (click for larger version)
May 11, 2011 - The Clarkston Boys and Girls Lacrosse programs invite friends, families and the community to their 7th Annual Game for a Cure, May 14, this Saturday, from 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

The all-day event, held at Clarkston High School, includes 24 teams, 500 lacrosse players and one goal – raising money for St. Joseph Mercy Oakland's Cancer Research Program.

The day begins with the 5/6 Boys Blue and Gold teams playing Our Lady of Sorrows and concludes with the Clarkston High School Boys Varsity team hosting South Lyon at 7:30 p.m.

Also, join in the Fastest Shot Contest and see how fast you can shoot while enjoying great food from the concession stand from 12-2 p.m. and 5-7 p.m., plus Culver's ice cream and homemade treats from the bake sale tent.

Special T-shirts, featuring the Game for a Cure logo, are sold at practices and at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, during the week of May 9, as well as the day of the event.

Admission is $5 per person. Admission is free for those wearing the Game for a Cure T-shirt.

Besides lacrosse games, the event also includes a radar gun competition, food, bake sale and ice cream.

To purchase T-shirts or for more information, please call co-Chair Cathy Schlaff at 248-620-2321.

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