In brief



Flint City Derby Girls to hold tryouts GRAND BLANC — The Flint City Derby Girls are having open tryouts Jan. 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tryouts will be held at Rollhaven, 5315 S. Saginaw St. They are accepting new and experienced skaters (18+). Details: e-mail flintderby@gmail.com. — G.G. McLaren Health Care earns accredition FLINT — McLaren Health Care has earned full […]

NAIAS Education Day brings youth, auto industry together



DETROIT— Students from all grade levels -elementary to college – are invited to attend the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Education Day 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Jan. 22 at Detroit’s Cobo Center. Now in its ninth year, NAIAS Education Day is a back-to-basics, handson experience designed to attract students to the vibrancy of today’s automotive industry, according […]

Lady Cavs beat Clarkston for 7th win




CLARKSTON — Angel Proby poured in 21 points and Carman-Ainsworth girls continued their strong basketball season Tuesday night with a 47-39 victory over Clarkston. Asjia Blanton added 10 points and Randi Richardson scored eight as the Lady Cavaliers improved to 7-4 overall. The victory began a stretch of six straight road games for the Lady Cavs, who won’t play in […]

Cavaliers second in mat tournament




WARREN — Carman-Ainsworth wrestlers finished second in the 34-team Warren Woods-Tower Invitational last Saturday. The Cavaliers totaled 217 points to fall just short of Brighton, which won the title with 238 points. Host Woods-Tower was third with 171 points. Three Carman-Ainsworth wrestlers went 5-0 for the day. Demetric Hall was undefeated at 103 pounds, Milik Dawkins was unbeaten at 145 […]

Cavaliers boys split road games




SWARTZ CREEK — The Cavaliers’ varsity boys basketball team outscored Genesee County rival and Flint Metro League member Swartz Creek last Tuesday, 9-1 in the third quarter, and, 20-18 in the second, yet still ended up losing, 57-52. The difference was the Dragons starting the contest with scoring advantages of 16-6 in the first and 22-17 in the second to […]

Hitting the ice



Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth’s Joe Montpas controls the puck during the team’s season opener against KBH United (Kearsley/Brandon/Holly) at Perani Arena in Flint on Nov. 20. The Raiders’ previously-scheduled game against the Alliance (LakeVille/North Branch/Dryden/Goodrich) on Saturday did not take place and Wednesday’s contest at Flint Iceland Arena against the Metro League Griffins (Fenton/Linden) faced off following our Wednesday deadline. Flushing is also […]

Cavalier bowlers stay undefeated



Carman-Ainsworth girls improved their record to 4-0 after a double match last Saturday at Roll-A-Way Lanes in Davison. Because of an uneven number of teams, Carman-Ainsworth bowled unopposed led by senior Kenzey Lord’s 184-180, junior Bernardette Gruber rolled 171 and senior Kassidy Lord nearly matched that with a 170. The team then traveled to B’s Bowling for a match against […]

Sports Shorts



Bobcat Winter Classic on tap GRAND BLANC — Area baseball players are invited to the annual Bobcat Winter Classic featuring CMU head coach Steve Jaksa. Camp is open to all players ages 12-18 and will be broken down into two skill-specific sessions. Session one includes advanced skills with the focus on hitting, fielding and base running and session two focuses […]

Outdoor Calendar



Jan. 1-Feb. 1 Application period for spring wild turkey hunting. Drawing results published March 3 at www.michigan. gov/ dnr Jan. 17-19 Huntin Time Expo Shiawasee Sports Center Jan. 24-26 Traditional Bowhunters Expo. Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds. Jan. 25 Benefit4Kids Fundraiser Zuccaro’s Banquet Center, Chesterfield, Mich., www.b4k.org Feb. 1-March 31 Crow hunting season statewide. Feb. 15-16 Winter segment free fishing weekend statewide. […]

Left at the altar?

Fat Guy’s Corner

The Detroit Lions have a new coach in Jim Caldwell. The Lions’ nation all perceived Ken Whisenhunt to be the new coach and leader, however, Whisenhunt decided to take the Tennessee Titans job and spurn Detroit. Why would Ken want to coach a team with less talent and quarterback issues? It can only be a couple of things: The money […]


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