Bowlers beat Flint Powers

GRAND BLANC — Carman- Ainsworth beat Flint Powers Catholic, 29-1, in girls’ bowling last Saturday at Grand Blanc Lanes. Quinisha Burnett led the Cavaliers with games of 173 and 248. Kenzey Lord added a 179 and Kassidy Lord rolled a 181. Carman-Ainsworth will bowl Flushing this Saturday at Grand Blanc Lanes. — D.N.

Longtime dep. clerk lauded

FLINT TWP. — After 25 years of service, longtime deputy clerk Sheri Goyette is moving on. She received a send-off with a cake, a gift and a proclamation Monday night from the Township Board of Trustees, joined by Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton, who worked with Goyette nine of his 12 years on the board as a trustee and later […]

Sports Shorts

Cavs’ running back Holmes becomes a Spartan FLINT TWP.— He doesn’t graduate from high school until 2013, but he already has a solid future ahead of him. Carman-Ainsworth running back Gerald Holmes, who missed most of his junior season due to a nagging ankle injury, has committed to play football for the Michigan State Spartans beginning in the 2013 season. […]

Reps appointed to Aerotropolis board

FLINT TWP. — With two opposing, the township board of trustees appointed representatives to the newly forming Michigan Next Development Corporation Board (MNDC) that will oversee an aerotropolis business development corridor hubbed at Bishop International Airport. Township Supervisor Karyn Miller was named the MNDC appointee and Tracey Tucker, economic enhancement director, was named alternate. Trustees Belenda Parker and Barb Vert […]

Weissend pins down 200th win of career

BIRCH RUN — Jake Weissend wasted no time nailing down his 200th career wrestling victory last week. The Carman-Ainsworth senior went right at Robbie Orr of Saginaw Heritage, picking him up, putting him down and pinning him in 1:21 of a 145- pound match in a quadrangular meet Feb. 1 at Birch Run. The victory lifted Weissend to 46-0 on […]

Board applauds outstanding students

I remember a time when each day was long, When the world was a playground and my life was a song, And I went through the years with barely a care Ignoring the future and what waited there. But as I grow up, darkness starts to set in My bright world has turned into concrete and tin I now see […]

Blame it on the moon

Did you check out that moon Tuesday night? Spectacular! It also might explain why your teams had their hackles up and their team chemistry was a little amiss this past week. The moon has strange affects on people—and dogs—as mine have found it curiously interesting to go out at two-something the past several nights. Content to just sit in the […]

Future WMU Bronco nails her spot on college team

FLINT TWP. — She’s only a junior at Carman-Ainsworth High School, but Brittany Aragon, 16, has already landed the gymnastics prize she’s sought since age 4. She’s been offered a full-ride athletic scholarship to Western Michigan University’s gymnastics program. Brittany, a level 10 gymnast, qualified for national competition in 2009 and 2011. Last year, she ranked fourth overall at regionals […]

Cavaliers fall in unfriendly waters

BAY CITY — Because the Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing varsity boys’ swim team has a pair of Big Nine matchups to get through before competing at the league meet later this month, coach Kevin McGlashen was hoping to use the squad’s final non-conference contest of 2011-12 at Bay City Western on Tuesday to help the team get ready for what lies ahead. While […]