2011-10-13

Praise for park



FLINT TWP. — A successful fundraiser by the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians garnered high praise for the Flint Township Park on Norko Drive. The group held its 4th annual Hunger Awareness Walk at the park last month as a benefit for the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan and raised more than $1,000, said Marie Miller, speaking during public comment […]

Borgerding bows in playoff



HIGHLAND — Meghan Borgerding keeps getting closer to a spot in the state golf tournament. Agonizingly close. The Carman-Ainsworth sophomore went to a twohole playoff before missing out on the third and final individual qualifying berth at last Thursday’s Div. 1 regional at Prestwick Village Golf Club. She lost to Midland sophomore Amanda Walsh, who advanced to play in the […]

Recreational trail could be extended by road resurfacing work



FLINT TWP. — The soon-to-be completed Genesee Valley Trail will be linked to the Flint Township Park on Norko Drive via four-footwide bike lanes, pending approval of a roadwork proposal coming before the township board at its Oct. 17 meeting. The proposal was tabled at the Oct. 3 meeting to allow input from a Road Advisory Committee after some trustees […]

Cavs tennis ousted from regionals



SAGINAW— The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ tennis season came to an end on Thursday, as the Cavaliers tied with Davison for last place at the Saginaw Heritage regional, totaling zero points. Darrius Jones would suffer a defeat at the No. 1 Singles spot, losing to Grand Blanc, 3-6, 0-6. Cameron Simmington would have the same luck against Grand Blanc at No. 2 […]

Field of dreams purchased for youth development



FLINT TWP. — A longtime vacant field at 2165 Lavelle Road was not much more than a mowing responsibility for the township but it represents a field of dreams for the Lord’s Gym, a non-profit, faith-based group that recently purchased it. The group has been informally using the field for sports activities and mowing it for the past two years, […]

Hunters urged to be Heart Smart



Mister Rogers’ Sweater Drive coming to a neighborhood near you



GENESEE COUNTY — Don’t miss your opportunity to pay tribute to the legacy of Fred Rogers and to be a good neighbor! The Genesee District Library and CMU Public Television invite you to participate in the 5th Annual “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive” by donating new or gently-worn sweaters to help keep a neighbor warm this winter. Donations of children’s […]

District play begins



CLARKSTON — Soccer districts begin on Monday with Carman- Ainsworth facing Clarkston in the Div. 1 opener at 7 p.m. at Clarkston. Davison, 8-3-4 overall, 5-0-1 Big Nine, has its work cut out for it going up against Oxford at 6 p.m. in the other opener. On the other side of the bracket, host Grand Blanc, 10-0 KLAA-West, 13-3 overall […]

THE BACON BROTHERS

at The Whiting

FLINT — Born nine years apart, Kevin and Michael Bacon grew up with music pumping through their veins. Their innate passion for the industry has transcended far beyond their imaginations as the duo, simply known as The Bacon Brothers, have released six studio albums and have traveled the world to hundreds of venues captivating their audiences with their music at […]

Sports ROUNDUP



Cross Country The Cavaliers finished seventh in the large school division and 15th overall in the Greater Flint Area Cross Country Championships last Thursday at Dutch Hollow Golf Club in Durand. Aaron DuPree led Carman with a 35th-place finish in 18:02, as the Cavs totaled 169 points. James Johnson clocked 18:11, Tyler Pangerl 19:14, Ahmir Dunn 21:23 and Sterling Hicks […]