Dragons second at Metro swim meet

ORTONVILLE — The Swartz Creek/Flushing varsity swim and dive team was in action at the Flint Metro League meet Nov. 5-7 at Brandon High finishing second with a score of 348.5, placing them behind Fenton with 730.5 points, but ahead of Holly with 284 and Brandon with 248. Taking fifth with 226 was Kearsley. While Swartz Creek/Flushing didn’t have any […]

Sports Shorts

Free archery, basketball clubs now open FLINT – Youth interested in basketball or archery can now sign up for the second round of youth sports being offered in Flint Community Schools, through the Community Education Initiative. Registration is free and open to youth in grades 4-7 for basketball and grades 4-12 for archery. Flint’s Community Education Initiative, a partnership between […]

World’s best in Davison racquetball tournament

DAVISON – Two professional racquetball players with local ties reached the semifinals of the fourth annual Red Swain Shootout last weekend at Davison Athletic Club. Swartz Creek’s Brad Schopieray won two matches and was up one game in the semifinals before losing to Jose Rojas, the No. 5-ranked player in the world from Stockton, Calif., 7-11, 11-4, 11-8, 11-6. Cliff […]

Outdoor Calendar

Nov. 15 Firearm deer hunting season. Runs through Nov. 30 statewide. Nov. 28 Handgun Steel Fun Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsman’s Club,1213 Lake George Rd., Attica. Starts at 9:15 a.m., last sign up at 2:30 p.m. $5 members, $10 nonmembers. Dec. 12 Bowling Pin Shoot at The Lapeer County Sportsman’s Club,1213 Lake George Rd., Attica. Sign up starts at 9:15 […]

Area buck poles locations change

Genesee County pole at Madden’s Lounge DAVISON — Of interest to area hunters is the neighboring buck pole at Madden’s Lounge on State Rd. in Davison. It’s the main pole in Genesee County and sponsored by the Flint River Chapter of Safari Club International. Shoulder mounts, guns, cross bows and monetary prizes will also be awarded around 8:30 p.m. Lapeer […]

Don’t stop firing now, Lions

Fat Guy Corner

The Detroit Lions made some more front office moves as Martin Mayhew and Tom Lewand are let go of their duties. Martin and Tom were part of the Matt Millen era. They were kept in the organization even after Matt “Mickey Mouse” Millen was fired. Why were they kept is the question we all should be asking. Matt Millen was […]



About Jeep Renegade The 2016 Jeep Renegade delivers a unique combination of best-in-class offroad capability, open-air freedom and convenience, a segment-first nine-speed automatic transmission that contributes to outstanding on-road and off-road driving dynamics, two fuel-efficient engines, world-class refinement, and a host of innovative safety and advanced technology offerings. A uburn Hills, Mich. – The results are in for the Consumers […]