PHOTOS BY GLENN TRI EST
Could Wade Fink be ready for
spring training in Lakeland?
Emily Kaplan receives
instructions from Bruce Fields.
Graduates from Sunday's
Daniel Fields shows off his
form with the toss of a tennis
fore his clinic time. "I came here to learn more
His friend Nathan Nicholas, also of Walled
Lake, was anxious to learn some additional
baseball skills. But he was especially excited
"I came here to learn more
— Brandon Ryan
about the prospects of getting autographs from
in addition to the clinic staff, these star-
struck teens also had the opportunity to meet
Detroit Rockers soccer goalie Bryan "Goose"
Finnerty, and Detroit Tigers general managers
Randy Smith and Steve Lubratich.
Sports Around Town, which offers year-
round athletic programs, has a one-year con-
tract with the JCC and hosts tournaments,
clinics and camps at the Center. Brian Clay-
ton and Tony Sanders of Sports Around Town
worked in the JCC's sports and fitness de-
partment -until last June when they along with
Daniel Lubin engaged in a contractual rela-
tionship with the Center.
'We're trying to get kids back into this build-
ing," Mr. Sanders said. "Sports Around Town's
focus here is to make sure kids are enjoying
the JCC and eventually join and help the
growth of the Center." El