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Lacrosse teams ready to take fight to cancer

May 11, 2011

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
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.