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 […]

Look back at Super Bowl

Fat Guy Corner

The Fat Guy is back from a trip out of the country where sun and suds were the mission. Mission accomplished on both ends. I am already missing the sun and wish it was 80 degrees in Michigan instead of eight! My liver says the suds can take a break, though! It is winter in Michigan so the summer weather […]

Greater Flint Baseball/Softball Association hosts Hot Stove Night with Jim Leyland

FLINT – A Hot Stove Night with former Detroit Tiger coach Jim Leyland on January 25 at Foutch’s Strike Zone very well may turn into an annual fundraiser to continue to improve Whaley and Broome Parks in Flint. Drew Johnson, Greater Flint Baseball/Softball Association Commission, and LakeVille athletic director and varsity boys’ baseball coach, and board members reached out to […]

Flint City Bucks: Playing into history

FLINT — The Flint City Bucks of the USL League Two will take to the field at legendary Atwood Stadium for the 2019 season sporting a revamped name, team colors and crest that was unveiled in a press conference at the Ferris Wheel last Wednesday. All aspects of the former Michigan Bucks soccer team branding – the result of a […]


BASKETBALL BOYS: Carman-Ainsworth, 7-1 in the SVL-Blue and 10-6 overall, was at Flint on Wednesday after press deadlines and hosts Lapeer tomorrow night at 7 p.m. — J.O. GIRLS: Carman-Ainsworth’s game against Flint last Friday was canceled. The Cavs are at Lapeer Friday. – L.P. BOWLING The Cavaliers were dominant in victories over Flint, 27-3 for both the boys and […]

Six-time Super Bowl champs

Fat Guy Corner

Editor’s note: The Fat Guy is chillin’ on a warm beach somewhere. Kylee Richardson is pinch hitting for him this week. T he New England Patriots locked up their sixth Super Bowl title on Sunday after beating the Los Angeles Rams in a low-excitement 13-3 win. With most of the country tired of the New England Patriots winning and angry […]

Firebirds drop pair to rival Saginaw

SAGINAW – An early lead and a comeback wasn’t enough for the Flint Firebirds to hold on during Saturday’s 6-4 loss at the Saginaw Spirit. Ethan Keppen put Flint on the board early, while Jacob Winterton upped it to a 2-0 lead, an advantage the Firebirds didn’t hold onto for long. In the next few minutes, a pair of Saginaw […]

Cavaliers take revenge on rival Grand Blanc

FLINT TWP – The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ basketball team beat Saginaw Valley League-Blue rival Grand Blanc 54-47 last Friday. The victory moved the Cavaliers into a tie with Grand Blanc for first place in the SVLBlue. The win also served as revenge for Carman-Ainsworth’s 56-46 loss to Grand Blanc back on Dec. 14, one of only two blemishes for the […]

Cavs wrestle to top finishes in SVL tourney

MIDLAND – The Carman- Ainsworth wrestling team had multiple wrestlers place within the top-five at the Saginaw Valley League tournament at Midland Dow last Saturday. As a team, Carman-Ainsworth finished 10th with a 61, while Davison was first with a 309.5, Grand Blanc second with 174.5 and Midland Dow third with 138.5. Mt. Pleasant finished fourth with 129, Saginaw Heritage […]

Fat Guy goes against Pats in Super Bowl

Fat Guy Corner

The end of the NFL season is Sunday with Super Bowl LIII between the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots. Deciding who I think will win has been the toughest choice I have had in predicting a Super Bowl winner. I have been on an incredible run with Super Bowl predictions in this newspaper over the years. This also […]

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