Sports Shorts

Mixed martial arts results LAPEER — In a journey that included a four-year wrestling career at Grand Valley State University after starting Tang Soo Do classes when he was four years old, Almont native Sean Cooper reached a major milestone last Saturday at the Polar Palace by earning the right to face Flint’s Eddie Evans for the Kombat Promotions amateur […]

Tee Time

.SATURDAY, JUNE 22The 3rd Annual L.E.W.A. Golf Scramble (a fundraiser forthe Lapeer East Wrestling Team) will take place atDEVIL’S RIDGE GOLF COURSE. Early registration feeof $85 includes green fees, cart, driving range, lunch,drink tickets, grilled dinner and prizes. Registration feethe day of the event is $95. Check in is at 7:30-8:30 anda shotgun start is at 9 a.m. Details: Chris […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

I told you so!

What did I tell you about that NBA Finals format and the dreaded 2-3-2 series set up. The Spurs, of course, could not win three straight games against the Miami Heat! The series now shifts back to Miami with the Spurs up 3-2 in the series. Game six was Tuesday night and the Miami Heat should have won that basketball […]

Lions football camp once again a success

GRAND BLANC — The Detroit Lions’ Youth Football Camp seems to be a recurring theme on the Grand Blanc high school football practice field each summer, and it’s easy to see why. Dozens of boys and girls between ages six and 14 continue to show up for the camp, and in an enthusiastic manner, to say the least. Each year […]


Chrysler had the distinction recently of having three of its vehicles win “Best in Class” awards from automotive research group AutoPacific in its 17th annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA). It was a three-peat for the Jeep Grand Cherokee, named Best-In-Class Mid-Size SUV for the third year in a row. AutoPacific also named the Chrysler Town & Country Bestin Class Minivan […]


Chevrolet last week unveiled the 2014 Malibu, calling it a roomier, more refined and more efficient execution of its midsize sedan. The 2014 Malibu has updated styling, a revised interior, a new 2.5L standard engine and suspension enhancements that high- light the changes. It goes on sale this fall. “The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu builds on the strengths established by the […]