Sports Shorts

PBR makes a stop in Detroit DETROIT — The “Toughest Sport on Earth” comes to Detroit for the first time as the Top 40 bull riders and the fiercest bucking bulls in the world will compete at Ford Field Saturday, March 10, 2012 for the Detroit Invitational Championship. The total purse of more than $100,000, including $30,000 to the winner […]

Lady Cavs end skid with win over Flint Northern

FLINT TOWNSHIP— The Lady Cavs have had some tough points thus far, but have stuck it out. The effort definitely showed on Monday as Carman-Ainsworth held on for a 42-36 win over future conference foe Flint Northern. The Cavaliers led after the first quarter, 17-10, but a strong third and fourth propelled the Lady Vikings right back into the thick […]

Cavs beat Chargers, prepare for Cardinals

FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team has been playing better defense of late which has led to more victories, but veteran coach Bob Root knows there is still work to be done on the offensive end. “Our offensive execution has to get much better,” he said. That was the feeling after last Friday’s 52-49 victory over Flint Powers. The […]

Carman-Ainsworth fourth at County Swim Meet

FENTON —- Despite the fact they were facing some of the top varsity boys’ swim teams in the area, Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing was hoping to use its depth to work its way to the top of the standings last weekend at the Genesee County Swim and Dive meet. In turn, while Grand Blanc did grab the top spot for the 10-team event […]

Spencers Theatre of Illusion Live at the Whiting

FLINT — Named Performing Arts Entertainers of the Year for six consecutive years, The Whiting is pleased to present Spencers Theatre of Illusion on Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Plus join the Whiting for its Magical Journey’s Package. This all-inclusive package includes a family fun-filled evening with a visit to Sloan Museum’s Discovering Dinosaurs Exhibit, pizza dinner, and a ticket […]

State’s economic check-up shows slow recovery

GENESEE COUNTY — You can’t spend years eating fattening, artery-clogging foods and expect not to eventually have a heart attack. That’s the diagnoses from Charles Ballard, a noted economics professor at Michigan State University, who used a medical scenario in his presentation last week at Baker College- Flint to describe Michigan’s current economic health. In his talk “Michigan’s Economy: Past, […]

Wedding dress for success:

Stay true to your personal style

For most brides-to-be, the choice of a dress is among the first and most important decisions in planning a wedding. With thousands of choices in every price range, finding the perfect wedding dress can be a difficult and time-consuming process. But by making some decisions before setting foot in a store, the search will be both easier and a whole […]

McLaren welcomes Dr. Laura Arbogast

GRAND BLANC — McLaren Community Medical Center, Grand Blanc, is pleased to welcome boardcertified internist Laura Arbogast, D.O. The practice, located at 2313 E. Hill Road, Grand Blanc, accepts new patients and takes same-day appointments. Call 810-953-6400 for an appointment. Dr. Arbogast addresses many different family health needs, caring for patients through all stages of life. Services include annual exams, […]

In brief

UM-Flint Theatre presents The Underpants FLINT — The Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Michigan-Flint presents its third mainstage production of the season, The Underpants — wild-and-crazy guy Steve Martin’s hilarious adaptation of the Carl Sternheim’s 1911 German satire on bourgeois society. Professor William Irwin directs. Performance dates are Feb. 10–12 and Feb. 17–19, at the UM-Flint […]

Hurley wants men to ‘Man Up’

Launches initiative to improve male health

GENESEE COUNTY — A young man who watched his father die young and a young overweight father worried about living long enough to see his son grow up gave two powerful testimonies about the importance of men’s health care during the launch of the Hurley Medical Center Men’s Health Initiative last Friday. The Initiative is a series of educational outreach […]