2012-02-02

Educational planning event well attended




FLINT TWP. — Interest in making a successful transition from middle school to high school brought out a record number of students and their parents last week for “High School and Beyond,’’ an annual event for eighth graders at Carman- Ainsworth Middle School. “We had 193 students and parents in attendance for this event,’’ said Wendy McCombs, 8th grade counselor […]

Watts’ three-point play seals victory for Cavs




FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team welcomed Flint Northwestern on Tuesday and pulled out a 49-48 victory thanks to junior point guard Denzel Watts. Watts, with the Cavs trailing 48-46, hit the game-tying layup with 13 seconds left and was fouled in the process. He then calmly stepped to the charity stripe and hit the go-ahead free throw to […]

Flint area schools cutting costs through energy efficiency




FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Schools is among several local districts that have saved more than $10 million collectively by participating in an energy savings program administered by Energy Education, a national energy conservation management company. In a news release last week, Energy Education reported that C-A has saved about $1.3 million in its 44 months with the program, a 28 […]

Sports Shorts



Youth football camp offered by Flint Fury FLINT — The Flint Fury will host a youth football camp May 26 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Atwood Stadium. Following the mantra that football offers youngster skills to play football, but more importantly offers life skills and opportunities, the camp will focus on physical fitness and team building, while learning the game. […]

Writing the book on taxes

Expert offers advice on IRS and audits


FLINT TWP. — The words “IRS audit” tend to strike terror in the hearts of many people. Not Linda Cochran, a tax savings and resolution expert who owns Cochran Tax Service, 2501 S. Dye Cochran Tax Road, Suite C. “I call them love letters,’‘ • ADDRESS: 2501 she said with a typical Suite C, Flint Township show of humor. The […]

Lady Cavs’ skid continues




FLINT— The Lady Cavs have had some struggles this year, and it continued on Tuesday when Carman- Ainsworth fell to future Saginaw Valley foe Flint Southwestern Academy, 60-57, in Flint. The game remained close throughout its duration, with evenly matched quarters. The biggest advantage in a single quarter went to the Lady Cavs in the third quarter, which edged out […]

In brief



Society of Women Engineers to hold expo at Kettering FLINT — Kettering University is looking for smart, creative high school girls who want to be college students for a weekend and hang out with others who think science, math, engineering and college life experiences are pretty cool. Kettering will host the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Expo on Feb. 11-12. […]

Bowlers bow to Davison



DAVISON — Carman-Ainsworth ran into one of the best bowling schools in the state last Saturday, and the results weren’t surprising. The Cavaliers lost both the girls’ and boys’ matches to Davison by 25-5 scores at Rollaway Lanes. The Davison girls’ team remained undefeated on the season and in Big Nine Conference play, at 7-0 and 6-0. The Lady Cardinals […]

Al Serra Plaza adds Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram



GRAND BLANC — Serra Automotive, which currently ranks among the top 10 privately held automotive groups in the nation, has announced the purchase of Genesee Valley Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Flint Township. Starting Jan. 30, Al Serra Chrysler- Dodge-Jeep-Ram will open at 8 a.m. for sales, parts and full service at Serra Automotive’s flagship location, the Al Serra Auto Plaza, located on […]

C-A boys swim downs Powers




FLINT — Because the final varsity boys’ swim and dive season for the Big Nine is rapidly coming to a close, Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing competed in one of the few league meets it has left last Thursday at Powers, and while the Chargers are a traditional powerhouse, this time around it was the Cavaliers that came out on top, 105-78. Leading this […]