Sports Shorts

Lacrosse clinic starts in April FLINT — A Lacrosse clinic featuring Brian Bader of Perani’s Hockey World and Jon Jepson, GM at Iceland Arena takes place every Friday star ting April 1 and runs through May 20. The eight-session clinic is geared for 10-and-under, 11-14 year olds and 15 and up players. The emphasis is on learn to play. Cost […]

Cavaliers produce two All-State grapplers

AUBURN HILLS — The Carman- Ainsworth wrestling team took two wrestlers to the Palace of Auburn Hills for the individual state finals and came away with two All-State wrestlers. Heavyweight Mark Byrd earned All-State honors with a fifth-place finish. He started his tournament with a 3-2 victory over Jeff Tautolo from Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse and a 2-1 overtime victory […]

Crowd pleasers

Sports VIEW

What a wild week I had covering six hockey games all in one-week’s time with regional titles on the line. Needless to say, I’ve spent a lot of time in ice arenas, often sitting in enemy territory to get the good action shots of the teams. Unfortunately, none of our local teams walked away with a title, with Swartz Creek […]

Tournament time again!

Fat Guy’s Corner

The Big Ten regular season is over and just like the football season, the Ohio State Buckeyes are the basketball champs of the conference. Ohio State just might have the best team in the country. What is so sweet is, starting next week the big NCAA Tournament tips off. Yes, the beginning of March Madness officially starts next week as […]

Cavaliers have tough day on the lane at state tournament

BATTLE CREEK — The Flint Carman-Ainsworth bowling teams had three individuals at the state tournament at M-66 Bowl in Battle Creek. The top-16 bowlers based on total pinfall after the six-game qualifying block advanced to the match play portion of the tournament. Quinton Burnett was the only bowler to advance to the match play event. Burnett qualified third with 1,317 […]


ONGOINGHunter Education 2011. Class sign up is the first Monday ofevery Month at 6 p.m. (no early signups). First class startson sign up day at 6:30 p.m. and runs until 9:30 p.m.Limited class size is 50. Donation of $7 requested. Classdates Feb. No Classes. March 7, 14, 21, 28; April 4, 11,18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23; June No […]

Spring wild turkey season on the horizon

STATEWIDE — Many a hunter will not be thinking about spring training and the Detroit Tigers, but their own spring training, as they prepare for the upcoming spring wild turkey hunting season. Private land-only licenses are good for the April 18-May 1 Hunt 0301, that includes the majority of the lower portion of the Lower Peninsula, mapped out as Hunt […]

Shooting suspect kills himself as police close in

FLINT TWP. — Thomas Logan Rothley, 23, who was being sought by police as a person of interest in the death of his father Wednesday, is dead. Police found Joseph Michael Rothley, age 47, dead in his Flint Township home on Wickfield Drive at about 10:18 a.m. Wednesday, the victim of an apparent homicide. The son, described as armed and […]

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