Swartz Creek golfers rule FJGA tourney




FLINT — Swartz Creek golfers dominated the final week of the Flint Junior Golf Association’s 75th year, sweeping the top three places in the season-ending tournament at Swartz Creek Golf Course and filling both slots for the boys’ match play championship final in the Jack Nicklaus Group. Defending 18-hole champion Ben Zyber finished first over two rounds of stroke play […]

Sports Shorts



Football, cheerleading registration FLINT — Registration for CAYFCL for boys 8-12 and girls 6-12 in currently underway. The fee to register is $170. The fee must be paid for in cash. Due to the rising cost of with MMRFL, insurance, and the purchase of helmets, jerseys and cheer jackets will not be included this season. Registration forms are available at […]

Tigers pay Price for title

Fat Guy Corner

The Detroit Tigers pulled off a shocker on trade deadline day. Detroit’s Dave Dombrowski brought left hander David Price to Motown from the Tampa Bay Rays! Did any of us Tigers’ fans see this one coming? I know I sure didn’t. The rotation now has the last three Cy Young Award winning pitchers in its starting rotation. How good does […]

Tee Time



SATURDAY, AUGUST 16 “Be the Change” Golf Scramble at WASHAKIE GOLF COURSE 3461 E. Burnside Rd., North Branch. 9 a.m. shotgun start. $70 per person, full team payment $280 by August 2, late registration $290 by August 9 includes four person scramble, 18 holes with cart, mixed teams, prizes and meal. Register online www.browncitybethechange.com. SATURDAY, AUGUST 16 8th Annual Goodrich […]

Foutch’s Strike Zone tested in first-ever AABC Mickey Mantle World Series




MCKINNEY, Texas – The opening game of the American Amateur Baseball Congress’s Mickey Mantle Division World Series proved to be a hard test for the area’s best 16U players, all handpicked by area high school coaches and team owner and Hall of Famer Roger Foutch. Foutch’s Strike Zone was shut out Wednesday afternoon, 8-0, by D-BAT Bonesio of Texas in […]

O’Mara 5K run marks ninth year



GOODRICH — Kaitlin O’Mara, now 25, placed seventh in the 5K race for females in the 25-29 age group at the annual Kayla O’Mara Memorial Road Race Saturday. The race, which is in its ninth year, is held in Kayla’s honor. She passed away after a car accident that also injured her twin sister Kaitlin and friend Danielle Bila. Kaitlin […]

Safety tips for fairs and carnivals



Carnivals, county fairs and street festivals can make for fun family outings. The nice weather just beckons people outdoors, and weekend after weekend resourceful carnival goers can probably find a fair nearby. But revelers need to make sure their experiences are as safe as they are fun. The Outdoor Amusement Business Association estimates 500 million guests visit carnivals, fairs and […]

Explore the best of the best carnival foods



Summer is a time of year when empty parking lots or fields get transformed into magical places of wonder. When the carnival comes to town, once barren spaces are filled with blinking lights and the hum of mechanical rides that treat thrill seekers to a whirling dervish of excitement. Cheers, jeers and game attendants can be heard, and the savory […]