2010-10-14

“Get Away, Right Away” is more than just a great idea



FLINT — For the people of Genesee County, “get away, right away” is more than just a great idea. It’s the cornerstone of a new brand identity and marketing campaign promoting their Genesee County Parks. This fall, Michigan’s largest county park system — with more than 11,000 acres of woods, water and recreational amenities — is bringing a fresh new […]

Sports Shorts



Swim, gym night FLINT TWP. — Kids ages 7-11 are invited to Carman-Ainsworth High School 6:30- 9 p.m. Oct. 29 for a swim and gym night. The event features a variety of activities including swimming, basketball, kickball, board games, crafts, music, socializing and pizza. The event is just for kids; all students must be checked in and out by a […]

Arby’s awards $7,089.55 to BB/BS



GENESEE COUNTY — Arby’s restaurants recently awarded $7,089.55 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Flint through the 2010 Arby’s Foundation National Community Fundraiser. Arby’s customers who came into local restaurants from May 3 through June 15 could donate a dollar and sign a “Help Us Help Kids” pin-up to hang on the walls of the restaurants. The campaign is […]

Cavaliers set to enter tough soccer district




FLINT — Flint Carman-Ainsworth will have its work cut out as it could be a wide-open race in the No. 12-1 Flint Kearsley soccer district next week. The Cavaliers got one of the toughest draws in the district as they will have to take on the Heritage Hawks in the top bracket of the eight-team field. The field is loaded […]

Dancing divas, flatulent Frenchmen and killer rabbits create hilarious atmosphere for …




FLINT — Think you know the Legend of King Arthur? Well, be prepared to have the age-old tale about the Knights of the Round Table flipped upside down when Monty Python’s Spamalot comes to The Whiting for two, 8 p.m. performances Oct. 21-22. Spamalot, which won a Tony Award for Best Musical in 2005, prides itself on being “lovingly ripped-off” […]

Lady Cavs 13th in golf regional




HIGHLAND — Their golf season ended as expected in the Div. 1 regional tournament, but the Lady Cavaliers went down swinging last Thursday. Carman-Ainsworth shot 464 to finish 13th in the 14-team field at Prestwick Village Golf Club, well off the winning score of 348 by host Milford and the runner-up tally of 357 by fellow Big Nine Conference member […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will feature Hank III and Assjack on Oct. 15. Tickets are $15 in advance. On Oct. 16 Finger Eleven will perform, with Taddy Porter and Tripp N Dixie, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance. For tickets to all shows go to […]

Music to our ears

Fat Guy’s Corner

Finally the Lions get it done by blasting the Ram A Lamb A Ding Dongs, 44-6. It was a strong tribute to the fans, as it was a sellout at Ford Field. A beautiful autumn day made tailgating an absolute joy. However, the victory was the biggest joy. Detroit as a football team needed the win and the fans of […]

FYT invites students to open auditions, technical interviews



FLINT — Flint Youth Theatre announces open auditions and technical interviews for The Homecoming, based on the novel written by Earl Hamner, Jr. and adapted by Christopher Sergel. Known to television audiences as The Waltons, FYT’s production uses a stage adaptation of the novel in which the family is named the Spencers. The Homecoming promises to be a holiday hit […]

Cavaliers earn just two points at tennis regional




HOLT — Former Big Nine rival Grand Blanc was just one team that stood in Carman-Ainsworth’s way of earning a regional tennis title in Div. 1 at Holt last Thursday. In the end, the Cavs ended up in last place at the regional. A deep and talented Grand Blanc boys’ tennis squad used not just its veteran singles positions, but […]