Cavs comeback to drop Creek in overtime

FLINT TOWNSHIP — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team was in for quite a battle on Tuesday against former Big Nine rival Swartz Creek. The Cavaliers had to battle back and win the game in overtime, 69-68. Creek built a four-point halftime lead thanks in part to a 14-12 edge in the first quarter and a 13-11 edge in the second. […]

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Youth enrichment oppor tunities BURTON — With all classes offered by the Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth Adult and Community Education program open to the public regardless of residency, South Bendle will host Karate For Kids for $25 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for kids four and up on Tuesdays from April 9-May 28 and Karate Adult and Teens is being offered for teens 14 and […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Way off base

My prediction of Michigan beating Michigan State couldn’t have been any further off than the bathroom scale needle stopping at 180 when I step on it. The Spartans flat out crushed, annihilated and embarrassed the Wolverines all on the same night. The crowd was loving it, too, as it was loud up there in East Lansing. The Spartan fans couldn’t […]

Four Cavs qualify for wrestling finals

SAGINAW — The anticipation continues to build as the Michigan High School Athletic Association wrestling finals at the Palace of Auburn Hills from Feb. 28-March 2 gets closer and closer. For Carman-Ainsworth, the second stop on its journey for individual titles came last Saturday at Saginaw Heritage regional No. 2-1 against the qualifiers from Davison district No. 3- 1 and […]

Cavs finish above water in duals

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing ended its dual season with a winning record last Thursday, beating Southwestern Academy, 82-48, in a Saginaw Valley League swimming and diving meet at home. The Cavaliers wound up 6-4 overall and 5-4 in Valley duals. They’ll swim in the conference meet starting today with preliminaries and concluding Saturday with the finals at Saginaw Valley […]


Fans of green and safe vehicles got some good news from Ford last week when the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that the 2013 Ford Fusion and Fusion Hybrid received a top vehicle safety rating. The Fusion and Fusion Hybrid received a five-star Overall Vehicle Score in NHTSA New Car Assessment Program testing, which combines vehicle performance in […]


When the Ram Truck Super Bowl commercial titled, “Farmer,” ran, the Ram Truck brand pledged to make a donation to the National FFA Organization for every view of its two-minute “Farmer” Super Bowl video on the brand’s website, with the intent of generating $1 million. It took less than a week to reach the 10 million view milestone equating to […]

CALENDAR of events

ART/THEATRE TUESDAYSMessy Art Tuesdays at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W.University Ave., Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details: Call KimberlyRoddy at 810-767-5437. THURSDAYSMusic Makers Thursdays at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602W. University Ave., Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details: Call KimberlyRoddy at 810-767-5437. FRIDAYSFavorite Fridays with Mother Goose at the Flint children’sMuseum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details:Call Kimberly […]

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