Watts’ three-point play seals victory for Cavs




FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team welcomed Flint Northwestern on Tuesday and pulled out a 49-48 victory thanks to junior point guard Denzel Watts. Watts, with the Cavs trailing 48-46, hit the game-tying layup with 13 seconds left and was fouled in the process. He then calmly stepped to the charity stripe and hit the go-ahead free throw to […]

Sports Shorts



Youth football camp offered by Flint Fury FLINT — The Flint Fury will host a youth football camp May 26 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Atwood Stadium. Following the mantra that football offers youngster skills to play football, but more importantly offers life skills and opportunities, the camp will focus on physical fitness and team building, while learning the game. […]

Lady Cavs’ skid continues




FLINT— The Lady Cavs have had some struggles this year, and it continued on Tuesday when Carman- Ainsworth fell to future Saginaw Valley foe Flint Southwestern Academy, 60-57, in Flint. The game remained close throughout its duration, with evenly matched quarters. The biggest advantage in a single quarter went to the Lady Cavs in the third quarter, which edged out […]

Bowlers bow to Davison



DAVISON — Carman-Ainsworth ran into one of the best bowling schools in the state last Saturday, and the results weren’t surprising. The Cavaliers lost both the girls’ and boys’ matches to Davison by 25-5 scores at Rollaway Lanes. The Davison girls’ team remained undefeated on the season and in Big Nine Conference play, at 7-0 and 6-0. The Lady Cardinals […]

C-A boys swim downs Powers




FLINT — Because the final varsity boys’ swim and dive season for the Big Nine is rapidly coming to a close, Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing competed in one of the few league meets it has left last Thursday at Powers, and while the Chargers are a traditional powerhouse, this time around it was the Cavaliers that came out on top, 105-78. Leading this […]

Half cocked



I just don’t understand the logic sometimes used by large groups as it relates to audiences in the sporting venues. In the most recent edition of the American Hunter, President David Keene relates how the London city government announced recently that “the very sight of firearms is so injurious to the mental health of young people” that it has prevented […]

Wrestlers second by a point




ALLEN PARK — Carman-Ainsworth wrestlers came within a point of sweeping the Allen Park Team Tournament last Saturday, going 4-1 and losing to Dearborn Fordson, 39-38, in the championship final. Six Cavaliers went 5-0—Dward Kue at 103 pounds, Wes Cummings at 112, Darien Vaughn at 125, Shaq Polacek at 135, Jake Weissend at 145 and Jerron Thomas at 171. The […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Feverish delight

It’s Super Bowl week and World Series week here in the state of Michigan. Hey, Fat Guy, the World Series isn’t until next October, you big dummy! But, World Series fever hit Motown last Tuesday when the Prince Fielder signing was announced. A whopping nine-year deal worth $214 million. I didn’t realize how many Little Ceasar Pizza Pizzas I ate […]

Neighborhood shootout possibly linked to homicide at Flint nightclub



FLINT TWP. — Township police took six people into custody Monday afternoon following a gun battle on Casaloma Drive off Beecher Road, said Police Chief George Sippert in a report at the Township Board meeting Monday night. One person suffered a minor gunshot wound to the leg but refused treatment at the scene, Sippert said. He said calls of numerous […]