2012-03-15

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Cavaliers fall to Arthur Hill in district semifinals




FLUSHING — The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ basketball team faced one of the top teams in the state last Wednesday in the district semifinals in Saginaw Arthur Hill, losing, 69-63. The Lumberjacks entered the game with a 15-5 record and ranked in the top 10 in Class A. They wasted no time jumping on the Cavaliers with an 18-9 advantage in […]

Alumni hockey tourneys back after last year’s success




BURTON — Last spring, Ice Mountain Arena in Burton and Flint’s Iceland Arena held alumni hockey tournaments, which drew surprisingly well. There was a great deal of interest from former players, and the spectators showed up in much bigger figures than expected. As big as last year’s tournament became, this year has the potential to be even bigger. “So far […]

Woodland Elementary slated to close at the end of the school year




FLINT TWP. — Faced with declining revenues and enrollment, the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education last week approved “some very difficult choices’’ for the 2012- 13 school year including the closing of Woodland Elementary School, 3493 Beveridge Road. The plan is for Woodland, opened in 1957, to be used instead as the new home for Atlantis Alternative High School, which Carman- […]

Mendoza competes for Cavs in postseason




MACOMB COUNTY — After demolishing the rest of the field at the final Big Nine boys’ varsity swim and dive meet on Feb. 23 at Flint Kearsley hosted by Davison, next up for the Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing co-op squad was a trip to diving regional No. 2-1 at Macomb-L’Anse Creuse North on March 6. In turn, this put all the focus on […]

Four charged in shooting of GB woman




FLINT TWP. — With her dying breath, Leslie Mills, 55, of Grand Blanc, told authorities a man and woman fatally shot her March 4 at the Mobile One Stop gas station on Corunna Road, Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton said at a press conference Wednesday afternoon. Leyton charged four people — a Davison woman and three men from Flint Township, […]

Sports Shorts



Players needed for Tri-City Federation Baseball AREAWIDE — The Tri-City Sabercats Federation Baseball League is looking for a few quality players to fill out its teams. One player is needed for each of the U11, U12 and U13 divisions, while two players are needed for U16. Details: Heidi VanKersen at 586-709-1844 or heidivankersen@hotmail.com. — D.N. Bringing soccer under one umbrella […]

First year of garbage contract deemed successful




FLINT TWP. — Recyclers should be made aware that pizza boxes and loose plastic bags are on the don’t list. Grease on pizza boxes, even when not visible, ruins everything else in the recycling bins, said Dan Garman, spokesperson for Richfield Equities, which took over the township’s garbage collection and started the recycling program about 14 months ago. He presented […]

Warriors’ future looks to be in Flint




FLINT— The Michigan Warriors have had to deal with several forms of controversy since relocating from Marquette to Flint prior to the 2010-11 North American Hockey League season. The Warriors were already at a disadvantage in their new community because many fans felt slighted by Perani Arena management when the new lease was awarded to the Warriors, a junior-level squad, […]


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