Fat Guy’s Corner

Elusive crown

There will be no Triple Crown winner again this year, as Orb goes down in the Preakness. Orb was trapped down on the rail and never really received what I would call a good trip. The jockey who came out of retirement, Gary Stevens, took Oxbow to the lead and wired the entire Preakness field. The fractions were perfect and […]

Sports Shorts



Area athlete to play in upcoming contest ALLENDALE — Carman-Ainsworth senior Cleandre Robinson, a 6-foot-2 offensive guard who signed his national letter-of-intent to play football starting this fall at Lackawanna College in Pennsylvania, will suit up for the West squad at the Michigan High School Football Coaches 2013 All- Star Game. The contest will take place on June 22 at […]

Cavs face stiff competition




FLINT TWP. — Home field advantage may not matter for Carman- Ainsworth as it looks at the slate of opponents looking to knock it out of contention in the Div. 1 soccer districts. The Lady Cavs host the No. 15-1 district drawing the round-one bye. That leaves Carman-Ainsworth, plenty of time to scout as they watch Davison, 9- 2-1 overall, […]

ROUNDUP



BASEBALL In a Saginaw Valley League home doubleheader last Thursday, Carman- Ainsworth was swept by Davison, 10-1 and 7-0. The difference for the Cardinals turned out to be University of Michigan commit Maverick Prine, who gave up just one hit to Noah Reed in the seventh inning of the first game while striking out 11 and walking three. Prine managed […]

Area athlete to play in upcoming contest



ALLENDALE — Carman-Ainsworth senior Cleandre Robinson, a 6-foot-2 offensive guard who signed his national letter of intent to play football starting this fall at Lackawanna College in Pennsylvania, will suit up for the West squad at the Michigan High School Football Coaches 2013 All-Star Game. The contest will take place on June 22 at 2 p.m. at Grand Valley State […]

Tee Time



SATURDAY, JUNE 1Murphy’s Drive for Education 2013 Golf Scramble will takeplace at METAMORA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB. Thefee of $75 per person includes 18 holes of golf with cart,coffee & donuts, hot dogs, dinner, prizes and a team picture. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the shotgunstart is at 8 a.m. Details: Murphy Elementary at 810-538-2345. SUNDAY, JUNE 2Lapeer Skating […]

JEEP BRAND REPEATS WIN FOR WINTER WORK



It was a “three-peat” for the Jeep Grand Cherokee at the New England Motor Press Association’s (NEMPA) annual industry dinner, when the vehicle was named “Official Winter Vehicle of New England” for an unprecedented third consecutive year. The Grand Cherokee snapped up two separate awards, and brand leader Mike Manley was also singled out for honors. In addition, the Ram […]

KELLEY BLUE BOOK PRESENTS 10 VEHICLES WITH ‘ATTITUDE’



While style may not be the primary reason most consumers cite for choosing a car, for those who demand plenty of personality from their daily ride and really want to stand out from the crowd, Kelley Blue Book has compiled a list of “10 Cars that Exude Attitude.” The list is posted at kbb.com. The Kelley Blue Book editors have […]