Still rockin’ after 10 years

GENESEE COUNTY — The Machine Shop of Flint is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this month. Since its opening in 2002, this live music venue has been home many local and national acts. “Ten years is a lot of bands,” said Security Manager Mike Arqell. “I have seen this place grow a lot.” Brothers Kevin and Craig Zink, coowners of The […]

In brief

UM-Flint to host Women’s Night Out FLINT — The University of Michigan-Flint will hold a Women’s Night Out, March 22, from 4-8 p.m. Women’s Night Out is held annually at the University of Michigan-Flint Recreation Center. This is an open house for women to experience a variety of fitness classes. Admission is free! Women ages 16 and older are invited […]



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Cavaliers fall to Arthur Hill in district semifinals

FLUSHING — The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ basketball team faced one of the top teams in the state last Wednesday in the district semifinals in Saginaw Arthur Hill, losing, 69-63. The Lumberjacks entered the game with a 15-5 record and ranked in the top 10 in Class A. They wasted no time jumping on the Cavaliers with an 18-9 advantage in […]

Alumni hockey tourneys back after last year’s success

BURTON — Last spring, Ice Mountain Arena in Burton and Flint’s Iceland Arena held alumni hockey tournaments, which drew surprisingly well. There was a great deal of interest from former players, and the spectators showed up in much bigger figures than expected. As big as last year’s tournament became, this year has the potential to be even bigger. “So far […]

Mendoza competes for Cavs in postseason

MACOMB COUNTY — After demolishing the rest of the field at the final Big Nine boys’ varsity swim and dive meet on Feb. 23 at Flint Kearsley hosted by Davison, next up for the Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing co-op squad was a trip to diving regional No. 2-1 at Macomb-L’Anse Creuse North on March 6. In turn, this put all the focus on […]

Sports Shorts

Players needed for Tri-City Federation Baseball AREAWIDE — The Tri-City Sabercats Federation Baseball League is looking for a few quality players to fill out its teams. One player is needed for each of the U11, U12 and U13 divisions, while two players are needed for U16. Details: Heidi VanKersen at 586-709-1844 or — D.N. Bringing soccer under one umbrella […]

Warriors’ future looks to be in Flint

FLINT— The Michigan Warriors have had to deal with several forms of controversy since relocating from Marquette to Flint prior to the 2010-11 North American Hockey League season. The Warriors were already at a disadvantage in their new community because many fans felt slighted by Perani Arena management when the new lease was awarded to the Warriors, a junior-level squad, […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Let the madness begin

The Michigan State Spartans added a Big Ten Tournament championship to the trophy case this past weekend. Yes, after that devastating loss on the final day of the Big Ten regular season, coach Izzo told the Izzone crowd, “The Spartans will bring back the championship.” The ole coach made good on his promise by defeating the OSU Buckeyes, 68- 64. […]