Sports Shorts

Softball tryouts on the offering RICHFIELD — The Richfield Renegades 16U travel softball team concluded its season over the past two weekends with a third-place finish at the Alpena Thunderstruck tournament and another third-place finish at the Richfield Renegades tournament. This was the first season for the Renegades and they finished thge season at 19-16. The team will be holding […]

“Favorites’’ car judging highlights Back To the Bricks

FLINT TWP. — With nearly 300 classic cars to choose from, it was hard to pick one favorite but several township officials got in gear as contest judges at the firstever Back to the Bricks Tune Up Event held in Flint Township last week. Police Chief George Sippert’s favorite was a 1968 Pontiac Firebird but a 1962 Buick LeSabre nabbed […]

Flint Youth Theater holds auditions for Turning Points

FLINT — Flint Youth Theatre announces open auditions and technical interviews for Turning Points. Written by FYT Associate Artistic Director, Walter Hill and FYT Executive Artistic Director, William P. Ward, Turning Points will be directed by Hill and performed on the FYT stage Oct. 7-Nov. 3. Auditions and technical interviews are open to all students in grades seven and above […]

In brief

Grand Blanc — Come on down! for Price is Right GRAND BLANC — The Price is Right gameshow will be at Del Webb Grand Reserve, Aug. 21, from 1-5 p.m. The contestant search is open to U.S. legal residents ages 18 and up, each applicant will be videotaped by WWJ-TV and will get 30 seconds to explain why they want […]

CALENDAR of events

Get your group’s events in for the next year by sending the day, time, location and a short description of the event to calendargbv@mihomepaper.com or visit the website, www.mihomepaper.com to submit events through the online form. ART/THEATRE THURSDAY-SUNDAY, SEPT. 22-SEPT. 25 Animals Out of Paper, a play about three origami artists, at the UM-Flint Black Box Theatre, 303 E. Kearsley […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Polkadot Cadaver with special guests Downtown Brown, Massakren and A Sleepless Malice, Aug. 19. This is a low dough concert. The Rockstar ’80s Hairband Tribute Concert will take place Aug. 20. This is a low dough concert. The Art of Dying […]

Lady Cavs ‘Tune up’ for golf season

LAPEER — Carman-Ainsworth will jump right into the fire to start the girls’ golf season Friday. The Lady Cavaliers are entered in the 24-team Lapeer Tuneup at Lapeer Country Club. Another strong field is expected for the fifth annual tournament. These days, it’s almost unavoidable. Girls’ golf has grown so much since it became a Michigan High School Athletic Association […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Passing the field

The Atlantic Athletic Club provided drama and anxious moments at the 93rd PGA Championship this past weekend. The drama was supplied by no-name golfers Jason Dufner and Keegan Bradley. Who? Yes, I said the same thing on Sunday afternoon. Let’s set the stage, golf fans. Jason Dufner holds a five-stroke lead with three holes to play. Dufner is your winner! […]

Gourmet Gone Wild partners with Hunters Creek Club

METAMORA — The message is pretty clear; eat what you harvest or buy locally. Driving home the message will be a collaborative team that includes Hunters Creek Club, Inc, 675, East Sutton Rd in Metamora and the Dept. of Natural Resources Wildlife Outreach Specialists. Coordinators include Hunters Creek Club, Inc. President Charlie Mann and Jordan Burroughs, Wildlife Outreach Specialist at […]


SATURDAY, AUGUST 20 West Goodland United Methodist Church will host a four-person scramble with proceeds going toward the cost to become a certified Red Cross disaster shelter. The event will take place at the LAPEER COUNTRY CLUB with check in at 7:30 a.m. and a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The cost is $60 per person which includes dinner. For […]