Six Cavs wrestle on to regionals




DAVISON — Six Carman-Ainsworth wrestlers, including two champions, are still grappling in the individual state tournament after last Saturday’s district meet at Davison. Jake Weissend won the Div. 1 district title at 145 pounds, and Malik Dawkins edged teammate Wes Cummings for the 112 crown to lead the Cavaliers into this Saturday’s regional tourney, also at Davison. Aaron Dupree (119), […]

Cavs earn come-from-behind win over Southwestern




FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team continued to improve as the season progresses with two more wins. The Cavaliers hosted Flint Southwestern Academy on Tuesday and earned a hard-fought win in comefrom behind fashion, 55-52. The Knights jumped out to an early, 13-11, lead after one quarter and the second quarter saw each team score 14 points. Southwestern Academy […]

Sports Shorts



Cavs’ running back Holmes becomes a Spartan FLINT TWP.— He doesn’t graduate from high school until 2013, but he already has a solid future ahead of him. Carman-Ainsworth running back Gerald Holmes, who missed most of his junior season due to a nagging ankle injury, has committed to play football for the Michigan State Spartans beginning in the 2013 season. […]

Raiders have nice showing at Chelsea Showcase




CHELSEA— The Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth coop hockey team, along with seemingly every other public high school hockey program in the state, headed to Chelsea this past week to take part in the 2011-12 Michigan Public High School Hockey Showcase at Chelsea’s multi-rink Artic Coliseum. The Raiders began the tournament on the Coliseum’s south rink last Wednesday in a match up with Warren […]

Unsung heroes



Last Friday was a complete nightmare for many of us with the unexpected snow that blanketed the area. School buses loaded with high school athletes headed off for basketball games around 3 p.m. with the grass still very much visible and a very worry-free prediction of a light dusting less than one inch of snow. However, by tip off at […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Beach drama

The Pebble Beach National Pro-Am provided some awesome golf by Phil "lefty” Mickelson. Big Phil paired with arch rival Tiger Woods and provided the highest television ratings in 15 years at Pebble Beach. The dramatic finish never did materialize between Phil and Tiger. Phil provided the dramatic golf on Sunday, when he trailed by six strokes. He made up eight […]

Carman-Ainsworth swim gets Big Nine win




FLINT — The perils of a varsity sports schedule are as numerous as they are varied, so when the Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing varsity boys’ swim and dive team found out the pool that Davison rents from Kearsley was already slated to host a different prep matchup all together last Thursday, the Cavaliers and Cardinals were fortunate enough to be able to […]

Cavs’ duo wins bowling tourney



CLINTON TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth bowlers Quinton Burnett and Parker Zellar combined to win the Utica Eisenhower Doubles Tournament last Sunday at Imperial Lanes. The pair qualified fifth out of 96 teams, with Burnett posting the high series of the tourney at 752. They then beat a Saline team for the title with a BAKER score of 279-195. Kenzey Lord […]

Adaptive therapies and equipment put disabled back in action




GRAND BLANC — Any time an individual suffers a debilitating injury, their first reaction is denial, then cognitive/ emotional hurdles set in that often lead them to think that the activities they had enjoyed inside and outside are no longer an option. Adaptive equipment, training and rehabilitation can put them back on the ski slopes, onto sled hockey teams and […]

OUTDOOR CALENDAR



NOW-MARCH 1 Squirrel hunting season. NOW-MARCH 31 Rabbit Hunting Season. FEB. 17-19 Michigan Deer and Turkey Spectacular, Lansing Center, Lansing. Trophy deer contests, merchandise prize drawings, demos, seminars and 250 vendor booths and much more. Details: www.deerinfo.com FEB. 18 Handgun Steel Fun Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. 1213 North Lake George Rd.$5 members, $10 nonmembers. FEB. 25 Wild Game […]