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(This article was originally published in 2009) I n the past I’ve mentioned some of the e-mails, letters and voice mail messages I receive here at the newspaper that don’t always make it to print, but some of them are interesting and even entertaining. And in case you’re wondering, yes, I’ve taken some artistic liberty with these so if they […]

Clear skies reigned over Woodhaven’s 24th annual Fall Fest




FLINT TWP. — For the 24th year, the Woodhaven Senior Community pitched tents in its parking lot to host a Fall Fest for its residents at their families. Rain was in the forecast but clear skies and warm temperatures prevailed for the outdoor celebration. Each year brings a different theme and activities for the half-day event. “Today we had a […]

In brief



Literacy coalition to hold tutor training GENESEE COUNTY — Some adults in the community could use assistance with their literacy skills. Would you like to help an adult to read, learn English as a Second Language or finish the GED process? Genesee County Literacy Coalition will be having a tutor training. Training is held in two sessions, Sept. 28 and […]

Area robotics teams compete at Kettering




FLINT — Robotics teams from area high schools came together with more than 40 local and regional teams for the Kettering Kickoff First Robotics competition at this weekend in Flint. Goodrich Team 70 made it all the way to the quarter finals and 494 made it through the semi-finals, as did the Grand Blanc Enginerds and Robot 2337. They are […]

Genesys sponsors Dash for a Difference Sept. 28



GENESEE COUNTY — Genesys Athletic Club (GAC) will sponsor the 13th annual Dash for a Difference run/walk Saturday, Sept. 28 on the grounds and nature trails of Genesys Regional Medical Center’s Health Park campus in Grand Blanc Township. Proceeds from the event go to enhance the comfort of Genesys Hospice patients. Dash for a Difference includes these races: • 5K […]

Cavaliers roll over Robichaud




FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth wasn’t supposed to have a standout player on its football roster this year, just a bunch of good players on a good team. Jevonte Alexander is starting to stand out. Alexander returned the opening kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown and later added a 20-yard scoring run to spark the Cavaliers to a 40-6 rout […]

Cavs drop match to Flushing




Carman-Ainsworth put up a valiant effort but dropped a 17-25, 25-21, 25-21, 25-17 decision to Flushing in Saginaw Valley League South Division volleyball action Tuesday The loss dropped the Cavaliers’ overall record to 0-1 league, 13-10-3 for the season. Kayla Tigner had another strong outing for the Cavaliers stuffing the stat sheet full in a win over Holly with 35 […]

Cavaliers’ golf hitting the homestretch



FLINT TWP — Hosting nonleague foe Linden on Tuesday, the Carman-Ainsworth girls’ golf team narrowly fell to their non-league foes, 205-208. Meghan Borgerding led the way with a score of 52 while Alanna Gleason and Mikaila Garrison each ended the day with 52s. Linden was led by Hannah Joslin’s 43. The Lady Cavs traveled up to Saginaw Arthur Hill on […]

Sports Shorts



Junior league hockey scores FLINT TWP.— The Flint Junior Generals on the North American Tier III Hockey League played their first home game of the 2013-14 season on Sunday at Iceland Arena and defeated the Metro Jets, 7-1. Just 14 seconds into the contest, Cam Jorgenson put Flint ahead, 1-0, on passes from Conor Durgan and Mark McGee, which the […]

Roundup



CROSS COUNTRY The Cavaliers were at the Linden Classic on Saturday with Tyler Pangerl leading the team in 11th place in 17:25.28. James Johnson was 27th in 18:33.64, Ahmir Dunn was 43rd in 20:31.95, Michael Toles 46th in 21:29.96, Aaron Sedrick 48th in 22:51.89, Keith Belk 49th in 23:42.89 and Larry Dunn was 50th in 24:17.76. Erick VanDuyne was 51st […]