Flint Junior Golf signup starts early, with bonus

GENESEE COUNTY – Registration got under way a month early for the 76th season of the Flint Junior Golf Association. On-line registration began March 1 and will run through May 5, with season play beginning on June 22. Registration will be accepted by logging onto www.fjga.org and following the registration directions. Registration forms also will be available at King Par […]

Miami will have regrets, trust me!

Fat Guy Corner

Yes, I am back from a nice vacation in Mexico as I went out of the country to get married. I would like to thank Brandon Pope for filling in with a nice column last week. The Ndamukong Suh story was a popular one while I was gone. The sixyear contract at $114 million and the $60 million guaranteed signing […]

Sports Shorts

Rules meeting LANSING — Spring rules meetings for coaches and officials are being held now until April 9. Varsity coaches in soccer, boys lacrosse, softball and baseball must attend an in-person or online rules meeting in order to be able to coach in the MHSAA postseason tournament in their sport. Meetings for golf, girls lacrosse, tennis and track and field […]

Burton man wins naming contest

FLINT — When it became clear that Flint was on the verge of getting an Ontario Hockey League team this fall, ownership immediately launched a naming contest, which promised the winner a pair of free season tickets. The winner of the contest turned out to be life-long Burton resident and hockey fan Tom Barden. Barden was one of 38 to […]

It’s official: Flint OHL team to be called Firebirds

FLINT — After a few long months of awaiting the identity of Flint’s new Ontario Hockey League franchise, a press conference was called for 10 a.m. in the lobby of Perani Arena on Monday morning to unveil the team name, logo, colors and uniform design. Franchise ownership chose to go with a name that was submitted to the naming contest […]


Fiat Chrysler’s Ram brand kept on trucking at the recent Chicago auto show with the introduction of the new 2015 Ram Laramie Limited. Considered Ram’s benchmark in truck opulence, said Ram spokesman Nick Cappa, “the new Laramie takes the vehicle to an even higher level of sophistication and attention to detail.” The upgraded interior and exterior trim aligns with a […]