Sports Shorts

Hockey Association registering players ONLINE — The Lapeer County Hockey Association is registering youth hockey players ages four and up for the 2011-12 season. Registration forms can be found at the Polar Palace Arena Complex or online at www.polarpalace.com — L.P. Carman-Ainsworth girls’ hoops skill training FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball program has kicked off its training workouts […]

C-A officials pass $51 million budget for 2011-2012

FLINT TWP. — With fingers crossed that a projected 100 student enrollment decrease will be lower, the Carman- Ainsworth Board of Education officially adopted its general appropriations budget for the 2011-2012 school year at its Tuesday night meeting. The $51,411,135 budget, first presented in a public hearing two weeks ago, exceeds anticipated revenues by about $2.2 million. The shortfall results […]

Shattering the records

Fat Guy’s Corner

The 111th U.S. Open had absolutely zero drama to it all weekend long. Rory McIlroy, the 22-year-old Northern Irishman, demolished the field winning by an astonishing eight shots. Rory shot sixteen-under for the tournament and recorded a four-round total of 268. The previous best was 272. Rory became the third player to shoot under 70 in all four days. I […]

Medical marijuana moratorium extended

FLINT TWP. — “This is the last time I am going to vote yes on a moratorium,’’ township trustee Frank Kasle said just after the township board voted Monday night to extend for at least the third time its moratorium on medical marihuana uses. Township Supervisor Karyn Miller and Trustee Belenda Parker voted no in the 4-2 decision to extend […]


MID-MAY – BEFORE LABOR DAYGolf League for Senior Women is looking for more members.We are enjoyably competitive and love going out to lunchafterwards. We play at MULBERRY HILL GOLF COURSEin northern Oxford. Tee time is 9 a.m., Tuesday mornings.For more information call Linda at 810-796-3014.JUNE 21 – 25The public is invited to watch the 100th Michigan AmateurChampionship. The event takes […]

Hurley Medical Center unveils new lobby during ceremony

FLINT TWP. — With a nod to its past and looking to its future, Hurley Medical Center’s new lobby was unveiled Friday morning at a ribboncutting ceremony. Local dignitaries and invited guests were the first to view the 9,000 squarefoot addition and to remark on Hurley’s history and enduring value to the community. Patrick Wardell, Hurley’s president and chief executive […]

MID-MICHIGAN Women’s Lacrosse

FIRST TEAMJune Hall, Carman-AinsworthTessa Curatti, FlushingKatie Nicklyn, Saginaw HeritageEva Andrews, Carman-Ainsworth Victoria Lockhart, FlushingMegan Bush, Swartz CreekKaitlin Delehanty, FlushingHannah Altscheffel, MidlandRachel Altscheffel, MidlandKarina Brown, Swartz CreekCourtney Chiros, Swartz CreekTaylor Moulton, Saginaw HeritageSECOND TEAMAllia Howard, Carman-AinsworthCorina Privett, Carman-Ainsworth Adrianne Bright, FlushingTess Copes, FlushingMackenzie Mullis, FlushingKelsey Baak, MidlandElly Vanderzouwen, MidlandSophie Kostrzewa, Saginaw HeritageKatie Martin, Saginaw HeritageEmma Cummins, Swartz CreekTaylor Kietzman, Swartz CreekClorrisa […]

News Briefs

Meeting canceled FLINT TWP. — The July 5 regular meeting of the township board has been canceled, after a vote by the board at its meeting this week. Township Treasurer Sandra Wright voted against it and Trustee Barbara Vert was absent. During public comment, resident Chuck Hughes also objected, saying “I don’t understand why you guys are canceling meetings other […]

ALL BIG NINE Girls’ Tennis

FIRST TEAMSinglesNo.1: Kara Okenoski, FlushingNo. 2: Bronte Dipzinski, Davison No. 3: Afrah Aslam, Carman-AinsworthNo. 4: Kelli Cross, FlushingDoublesNo. 1: Kristin Davis/Taylor Haran,PowersNo. 2: Kelly Chahbazi/Kaylee Whitlock,FlushingNo. 3: Megan Wright/Traci Kita,,FlushingNo. 4: Allsion Davis/Amanda Swain,Davison Honorable MentionCarman-Ainsworth: Mariam Salman,Katie Wilson, Alexis Burnette.Davison: Brooke Dow, Aubri Smith.Flushing: MacKenzie Konuszewski,Jennifer Hurand, Emily Green, AliHuber, Julia Snyder, Brianne Davis.Powers: Joanne Christy, CourtheyMcDonald, Rachel Neumann, […]