Lots of fun on the football field last week and ahead

Fat Guy Corner

The college football weekend provided tremendous results in the State of Michigan. The Michigan Wolverines rolled Northern Illinois, which was expected. What was not expected was the whipping Michigan State laid on the Miami Hurricanes! A nice 38-17 road victory for the Spartys. The running of Kenneth Walker III was super impressive carrying the rock 27 times for 172 yards. […]

In sports

Goodrich CC girls win Holly/ Duane Raffin Festival of Races DAVISBURG — The Goodrich girls varsity cross country team placed first at the 53rd Annual Holly/Duane Raffin Festival of Races on Sept. 18 at the Springfield Oaks County Park in Davisburg, MI. Goodrich finished with 41 points and placed four runners in the top 12 and five in the top […]

Wilson, GBHS girls’ basketball alum, to be inducted into Northwood Athletic Hall of Fame

GRAND BLANC — Grand Blanc Community Schools is proud to announce the induction of a former Bobcat into the 2021 Northwood University Athletic Hall of Fame. Class of 2007 GBHS graduate Pamela Wilson will be honored in the university’s 15th annual Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony. The induction will take place at the Hach Student Life Center in Midland at […]

Brookwood team finishes in second place

BURTON — The IMA Brookwood 17u All-Stars finished second at the National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Regional at Purdue University’s Kampen Course in West Lafayette, Ind., the weekend of Sept. 4-5. The competition is split into two age divisions: 13u (boys and girls ages 10-13) and 17u (boys and girls ages 14-17). At the Regional, four 13u All-Star teams […]

NFL week one provided some excellent storylines

Fat Guy Corner

The Thursday night opener between Tampa Bay and Dallas was a sweet way to kick off the NFL 2021 football season. It took a last second field goal by Tampa Bay to secure the victory. To all the football fans worried about Dak Prescott coming off his injury, you have no worries. I thought Dak looked tremendous under center and […]

Bobcats ‘Championship Boulevard’ mural painted on Jewett Trail

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Community Schools would like to publicly thank the City of Grand Blanc and City Manager Wendy Jean- Buhrer for facilitating the creation of an original Flint Public Art Project mural on Jewett Trail. The mural is a gift that celebrates the big wins that GBHS has had in recent years, including the World Champion […]

Atlas Twp. latest community to sign MedStar agreement

ATLAS TWP. — With Richfield and Davison townships and the city of Davison already on board, Atlas Township is following suit and entering into an agreement with MedStar Ambulance. “The idea behind the agreement is the other (communities) along the M-15 corridor are also in agreement with using MedStar as their preferred provider,” said Atlas Township Supervisor Shirley Kautman-Jones. “It […]

Blackburn named MAC player of the week

GRAND BLANC — Jenna Blackburn of Western Michigan University, forward soccer player and sophomore, was named the Mid-America Conference Play of the Week recently. According to the website, Blackburn got off to a hot start to help the Broncos split their opening weekend. She netted her first collegiate goal to cut WMU’s deficit in half in the first half […]

Camp Quality 5K race to benefit children with cancer

GRAND BLANC — Local runners and walkers can provide recreational opportunities for pediatric cancer patients by signing up for the 9th Annual Camp Quality 5K Go Gold for the Kids race. The 5K, which is returning to an in-person format this year, will be held at the scenic Flushing County Park, 4427 N. McKinley Road, on Sept. 12 from 10 […]

Bishop named to BJU Bruins Women’s Soccer Team

GREENVILLE, SC — After advancing to their first NCCAA DI National Tournament last season, the Bruins women’s soccer team is excited for the 2021 season as the team released their upcoming season schedule. The Bruins will return to a full lineup of games this fall after having an abbreviated 2020 season due to COVID-19. Jenna Bishop, a resident of Davison, […]

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