Knocking on the door

Fat Guy’s Corner

Opening day at Comerica Park in Detroit, The Masters Golf Championship, Michigan in the Frozen Four Hockey Tournament and Red Wings hockey; how about that for a weekend of sports? Tremendous, I say. The Red Wings tried hard to knock the Chicago Blackhawks out of the NHL playoffs with a 4-3 win on Sunday. The problem was the Minnesota Wild […]

Practice makes perfect



Warriors win playoff series



Lady Cavs get revenge on Gabriel Richard




FLINT TOWNSHIP — The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ lacrosse team extended its winning streak to three with a 10-7 win over Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard on Monday. The game was a rematch of the Cavs’ opening game, as well as their only loss thus far. Jennifer Smith was the first to get on the board, giving the Cavaliers the early lead. […]

TEETIME



SATURDAY, MAY 14 Murphy Elementary School 10th Annual Tee-Off for Technology Golf Scramble at LAPEER COUNTRY CLUB. Four-person scramble starts with a shotgun at 8:30 a.m. For more information contact Debbie Bridges at 810-441- 3023. SATURDAY, MAY 21 The Richfield Renegades 12-year-olds baseball team has a chance to compete at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY this summer […]

OUTDOOR CALENDAR



SPRING WILD TURKEY HUNTS 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 Unit ZZ in the 2011 Michigan Wild Turkey Hunting Digest. The Guaranteed Hunt Period, Hunt No. 234 is statewide and runs May 2-May 31. It is valid for […]

Ageless FJGA still popular with kids




BURTON — The Flint Junior Golf Association turns 73 this year, looking as hale and healthy as ever. The nation’s oldest junior golf organization should number right around 1,000 players again, and while that’s well below the 2,200 who played at the program’s peak in the 1990s, it’s still the second-largest community-based junior golf program in the country. On-line registration […]

Bear bait ban proposal may drop chocolate

Local youth shoots record bear


DAVISON — After discussions at its March 7 meeting, the Natural Resource Commission was to take up a proposal to ban chocolate as a product in bear bait across the state. The Commission voted to keep the bait regulations as is, asking the Dept. of Natural Resources to monitor and evaluate the situation. “If we get indications that more bears […]