Raiders have nice showing at Chelsea Showcase

CHELSEA— The Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth coop hockey team, along with seemingly every other public high school hockey program in the state, headed to Chelsea this past week to take part in the 2011-12 Michigan Public High School Hockey Showcase at Chelsea’s multi-rink Artic Coliseum. The Raiders began the tournament on the Coliseum’s south rink last Wednesday in a match up with Warren […]

Chocolates and sparkling red

It’s always a very special occasion, Valentine’s Day, and if you’re celebrating this weekend, it deserves something special for the celebration. Chocolates have long been the favorite gift for your loved one and red roses have been known to win the heart. But, now there is another special gift to add to the collection. Made in Italy, Banfi Rosa Regale […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present its Pin-Up Contest, Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. Music will be by Cash O’Riley and Rattletrap. The cost is $5, ages 18 and up. Country Night at the Machine Shop is Feb. 18 with Frankie Ballard and special guests Pole Barn […]

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. CARDS AND GAMES EVERY 3RD FRIDAY Euchre tournament hosted by the Swartz Creek Knights of Columbus at St. Mary’s Church Hall, 4413 Morrish Rd., […]

Cavaliers girls’ hoops falls to Flint Powers

FLINT— The Lady Cavs had a bit of a hiccup on Friday night at Flint Powers Catholic. The two long-time Big Nine rivals, and soon to be foes of the Saginaw Valley Conference-South, battled it out with the Chargers coming out on top, 59-51. Carman-Ainsworth began with an early advantage, jumping out to a 16-6 lead after the opening period. […]

Six Cavs wrestle on to regionals

DAVISON — Six Carman-Ainsworth wrestlers, including two champions, are still grappling in the individual state tournament after last Saturday’s district meet at Davison. Jake Weissend won the Div. 1 district title at 145 pounds, and Malik Dawkins edged teammate Wes Cummings for the 112 crown to lead the Cavaliers into this Saturday’s regional tourney, also at Davison. Aaron Dupree (119), […]

Cavs earn come-from-behind win over Southwestern

FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team continued to improve as the season progresses with two more wins. The Cavaliers hosted Flint Southwestern Academy on Tuesday and earned a hard-fought win in comefrom behind fashion, 55-52. The Knights jumped out to an early, 13-11, lead after one quarter and the second quarter saw each team score 14 points. Southwestern Academy […]

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. […]


NOW-MARCH 1 Squirrel hunting season. NOW-MARCH 31 Rabbit Hunting Season. FEB. 17-19 Michigan Deer and Turkey Spectacular, Lansing Center, Lansing. Trophy deer contests, merchandise prize drawings, demos, seminars and 250 vendor booths and much more. Details: www.deerinfo.com FEB. 18 Handgun Steel Fun Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. 1213 North Lake George Rd.$5 members, $10 nonmembers. FEB. 25 Wild Game […]

Adaptive therapies and equipment put disabled back in action

GRAND BLANC — Any time an individual suffers a debilitating injury, their first reaction is denial, then cognitive/ emotional hurdles set in that often lead them to think that the activities they had enjoyed inside and outside are no longer an option. Adaptive equipment, training and rehabilitation can put them back on the ski slopes, onto sled hockey teams and […]