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Flint All-Stars ousted from Connie Mack tourney



FLINT—The Flint All-Stars were eliminated in the Connie Mack National Qualifying Tournament on Friday afternoon, losing to the Saginaw Means 6-3. Keith McGregor of Saginaw Heritage High School pitched a complete game for the Means. “Good, timely base hits by the Means sealed the deal,” said Flint coach Steve Faculak, who also coaches baseball at Carman-Ainsworth. The loss knocked the […]

FJGA’s Mancour Cup won by Grand Blanc’s Ajimal



GRAND BLANC – The Flint Junior Golf Association (FJGA) handed out its final major award of the season, the Mancour Cup, for the high school-aged Jack Nicklaus group at Flint Elks Lodge #222 this week. The opening round was held Monday with play wrapping up with the second round on Tuesday. Scores for Tuesday’s final round were not available in […]

Greene looks good for Tigers in All-Star Game

Fat Guy Corner

The American League wins the All-Star game for the seventh straight time, 4-3. The American League has now won 11 of the last 14 Midsummer classics. The hometown kid, Shane Bieber, of the Indians, took home the MVP award pitching one inning and striking out the side. The Detroit Tigers’ pitcher, Shane Greene, pitched a scoreless inning, which was nice […]

Flint City Bucks qualify for USL playoffs

FLINT – The Flint City Bucks clinched a USL League Two soccer playoff berth for the 21st time in the team’s 24-year history on Saturday, defeating the Dayton Dutch Lions 1-0 in the final match of the regular season. David Achaerandio (Spain/ Charleston) scored the game-winner from inside of 12 yards during the 64th minute. Archaerandio, Yuri Farkus (Brazil/Madonna) and […]

GOLF OUTINGS

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Area players picked for Connie Mack all-star team



FLINT TWP. – At an event at Foutch’s Strike Zone last Tuesday afternoon, officials from the Greater Flint Baseball/Softball Association and leaders at Foutch’s Baseball introduced an allstar team of the top players from the Metro Flint area to represent the community against some of the nation’s top high school baseball players. The team will compete in a regional tournament […]

Ajimal, Brochu win FJGA’s Mallon Cup



GRAND BLANC – High schoolaged golfers in the Flint Junior Golf Association’s (FJGA) Jack Nicklaus group made their way to the prestigious Warwick Hills Country Club to compete for the second major award of the season, the Mallon Cup, on Monday. In the girls’ championship flight, Jolie Brochu of Flint Powers Catholic earned her second win of the FJGA season […]

GOLF OUTINGS

Golf Outings is provided by View Newspaper Group to give area service clubs, charitable organizations, non-profits, sports booster clubs and other civic and community organizations an opportunity to publicize their golf outings. If your group or club is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for a charitable or community cause, email your outing information to: avandaele@mihomepaper.com. Submissions subject to […]

All-Star baseball game returns to Dow Diamond



MIDLAND – For the fifth consecutive summer, Dow Diamond, home of the Great Lakes Loons, a Class A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, hosted a North vs. South high school baseball All-Star Game Tuesday evening. The North team was comprised of ball players from Saginaw and Bay counties and for the south it was Genesee, Lapeer and Shiawassee counties. […]

Bucks blast back into playoff picture

FLINT—The Flint City Bucks soccer team dominated West Virginia Alliance FC 5-0 on Saturday night at Atwood Stadium, putting the Bucks back in control of their own playoff fate in the United Soccer League Two. FCB and the Cincinnati Dutch Lions are battling for the second and final playoff spot in the Great Lakes division. Cincinnati sits at 5-3-3 (in […]


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