There are many ways to remember an organ donor

When I received my liver transplant in September 2017, I was not told details about the donor. All I knew is this person was younger than me and had done some time in jail, a fact they must disclose before transplant so you are aware the donor may have been in contact with a communicable disease while incarcerated. Today, that […]

Firebirds finally register 10th win

BARRIE, Ont. – The Flint Firebirds finally got into the double digits in the win column with a 4-3 win at the Barrie Colts on Saturday after they exploded for a 4-0 lead early on. Jack Wismer scored just 0:57 into the game and Hake Durham lit the lamp also for a 2-0 lead after one. Hunter Holmes buried a […]


The Cavaliers fell to Flint Powers 90-58 and Lapeer 128-48 in a dual meet last Tuesday. Nathan Ratynski, Cameron Koegel, Aaron Cadarette and Brian Reece took third in the 200 medley relay in 2:04. Zeke Ochodnicky finished in 2:37.07 to take fourth in the 200 freestyle. In the 200 IM, Scarlet Jackson took fourth with 3:31.68. Ratynski took first in […]


It was not an easy match-up for the Cavaliers last Saturday, taking losses of 24-6 for the boys and 26-4 for the girls against Davison. The story wasn’t the same in a 24-6 win for the boys and a 23-7 triumph for the girls against Mt. Pleasant last Wednesday. For the girls, Angie Pointer rolled games of 164 and 159, […]

Nominations sought for Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame

GENESEE COUNTY – The Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame (GFASHOF) is seeking nominations for its next class of inductees. Roger Foutch, 2008 inductee and board member of the GFASHOF said that nomination is the first step to induction. “To be included into the GFASHOF the first thing that must happen is to be nominated,” Foutch said. “No matter […]

Cavs basketball teams dominate Lapeer

FLINT TWP. — The Cavaliers dominated Lapeer 75-39 at home last Friday. Carman-Ainsworth jumped to an 18-8 lead after the first and extended its advantage to 37-20 by halftime. The Lightning struggled offensively in the third quarter, scoring only nine points while the Cavaliers poured in 23. The fourth quarter mirrored the rest of the contest with Carman-Ainsworth closing the […]

Bennett, Durbin advance to regionals

BAY CITY – Two wrestlers from Carman-Ainsworth qualified within the top-four of their respective weight classes to advance to the individual regional tournament at Saturday’s individual district tournament at Div. 1 Bay City Western. Wrestlers qualified for regionals with a top-four finish at the district level in each weight class. At 285 lbs., Trevon Bennett finished second, starting with a […]

In brief

Say YES to the Dress, Again! FLINT — Help support children and families in Genesee County as Little Lamb’s Compassionate Ministry Center hosts “Say YES to the Dress, Again!” Feb. 16 from 7 – 11 p.m. at the Flint Farmers’ Market. 300 East 1st Street. A girl’s night out like no other. Unpack your wedding gown (or favorite bridesmaid dress […]

Local advocates for children honored

GRAND BLANC — The 24th annual Children’s Champion Awards was held last week, and honored adults and students who volunteer their time to help children who deal with very difficult circumstances. Voices for Children Advocacy Center is the merger of Weiss Child Advocacy Center and Priority Children. In partnership with the United Way of Genesee County and many corporate sponsors, […]

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