C-A Robotics Team qualifies for world championship

FLINT TWP. —After racking up more points and winning the state championship, the Carman-Ainsworth FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition®) Team 314, has qualified for a spot at the FIRST FRC Championship in St. Louis, MO, April 23-26. Team 314, Megatron Oracles (aka Big Mo) won the 2014 Michigan FIRST Robotics Competition State Champions in an Alliance with Team 27 Team RUSH, […]

Alumni tourney draws big numbers to Polar Palace

LAPEER — From the opening contest on Friday night until the championship games on Sunday afternoon, the Polar Palace Arena in Lapeer was swarming with local players and fans for the fourth annual Alumni Hockey Tournament. The event is also used as a platform to raise money for the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, as well as the Michigan Youth […]

Sports Shorts

Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth to host karate classes FLINT — The Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth Adult and Community Education programs will host karate classes for kids, adults, teens and families in April. Karate for kids 4 and up will run every Tuesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at South Bendle from April 15-June 3 and at Carman-Ainsworth High School every Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. April 17-June […]

Outdoor Calendar

April 19 Handgun Steel Fun Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Shooting starts at 9:15 a.m., last sign in at 2:30 p.m. $5 members, $10 non-members. April 19 Cowboy Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Fun and Silhouette, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 3 Special Event, Handgun Steel Fun Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Shooting starts at 9:15 a.m., last […]

Wings’ streak continues

Fat Guy Corner

The number 23 is a sweet number if you’re a Detroit Red Wings’ fan. The Wings have now made it 23 straight years in the NHL playoffs. There are NHL franchises that have not been in the NHL that long! It is just such an incredible accomplishment in today’s era of sports, especially with the salary cap. I know many […]

Tee Time

SATURDAY, MAY 17 The Swartz Creek Athletic Boosters will host their 16TH Annual Golf Outing at GENESEE VALLEY MEADOWS. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. Four-person, or two-person teams, all ages welcome. Entry fee is $60 per person, includes 18 holes of golf with cart, hot dogs at the turn, prizes, and appetizers after the tournament. The field is limited to […]

Flint Jr. Golf tees up 75th anniversary

BURTON – When the Flint Junior Golf Association launched its first summer of youth play in 1939, “The Wizard of Oz” was a new release in theaters, FDR was only in his second term as president and a gallon of gas cost 10 cents. Seventy-five years later, the FJGA is still going strong and celebrating its Diamond Anniversary. Online registration […]