Cavaliers looking for Big Nine title

Team seeks out familiar face for guidance


FLINT TWP. — After serving a middle school tour of duty that lasted just short of a decade, Tom MIller is once again taking the reins of the Carman- Ainsworth varsity baseball program, a move the team hopes will land them atop the Big Nine standings once again. “(This is my) first year back as head coach after seven years […]

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Junior Golf ready to tee off BURTON — Flint Junior Golf organization is now accepting on-line registrations beginning April 4. Flint Junior Golf Association, one of the largest Junior Golf organizations in the country will open its on-line registration through Sunday, May 15 with play beginning on June 20. Since its inception in 1939, Flint Junior Golf Association has provided […]

Lady Cavs reload with more speed




FLINT TWP. — With seven players graduated, the Carman-Ainsworth softball team finds itself in a reloading mode. Third-year varsity coach Joe Willett says he will rely on a crop of juniors that backed up the seniorladen squad last year as a base to build upon. With key positions still up for grabs, Willett is still assessing his team’s options for […]

Lady Cavs look to attain “One Goal”




FLINT — Jessyca Mathews enters her 12th overall year of coaching while entering her fourth season at the helm of the Carman-Ainsworth girls’ soccer team. Mathews has a majority of her team back this season, only losing two players from last year’s team that went 6-11–2 overall. Gone are Bianca Gibson and Jessica Sauders. Returning to the Lady Cavaliers’ squad […]

Fickle by nature

Sports VIEW

The office chatter two weeks ago went something like this. “Wow, it feels great outside. I didn’t even need my coat.” “I know,” said another, “the wind even feels warm.” Another added, “It’s so nice to be done with winter.” I hated to break their spring party, but I just had to. “Silly Michigeese,” I said. “Did you see the […]

Lady Cavs look to improve lacrosse program




FLINT TOWNSHIP — The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ lacrosse team is very optimistic heading into the 2011 season. Last year resulted in a dismal 2-12 record for the Cavs, which was mostly a result of youth and inexperience. Although they lost three key seniors in Heather Johnson, Anastasia Garty and Ariel Ingram, the returning players look to help guide a young […]

Busted brackets, indeed!

Fat Guy’s Corner

We have arrived at the NCAA Basketball Final Four destination of Houston, Texas. One side of the bracket is a fairy tale and the other could be viewed as cheater’s delight. Looking at the fairy tale side first, we have Butler and VCU. Two young coaches head up these two schools. VCU has Shaka Smart, a 33-year-old coach, who lives […]

Deer baiting ban topic of discussion




LANSING — The more than twoyear ban on baiting deer in the Lower Peninsula was one of the main topics at the March 10 Natural Resource Commission’s meeting. The NRC opened a series of public discussions at the meeting that will continue with a second and third session. More public input will be heard at the NRC meetings on April […]

OUTDOOR CALENDAR



ONGOING Hunter Education 2011. Class sign up is the first Monday of every Month at 6 p.m. (no early signups). First class starts on sign up day at 6:30 p.m. and runs until 9:30 p.m. Limited class size is 50. Donation of $7 requested. Class dates: April 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23; June No Classes; July […]