Fat Guy’s Corner

Iconic matchup

We are down to four college basketball teams and they all are headed to New Orleans for the Final Four. The airplanes will be boarded by Kentucky, Ohio State, Louisville, and Kansas and basketball will take place on Saturday. Louisville and Kentucky will play at 6:05 p.m. and then followed by Kansas and Ohio State at approximately 8:45 p.m. What […]



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Alumni Hockey tourney a success at Iceland

FLINT— For the past couple of years, local Alumni Hockey tournaments in our area have seen quite a bit of success at both Iceland and Ice Mountain Arenas. This past weekend, the initial tournament took place at Iceland, drawing several local hockey enthusiasts to come out and enjoy the action. Not to mention, root for their alma maters. The Alumni […]

Counting pennies

Area high school tennis courts, baseball, softball and soccer fields were lined with fans and parents the latter part of last week when we began our spring season of shooting high school sports competitions. This is a season that could and should change some policies at all school districts to not only bring parity to the fan bases, but also […]

Don’t get left out

Coaches are reminded that all varsity scores must reach us by 9 a.m. Wednesday morning to make publication. Scores should be reported as soon after each game as possible to 810-452-2626 or lpaine@mihomepaper.com. Please include final score, score by quarter, period or half and all the statistical leaders and comments on the contest.

Sports Shorts

All-Star Football game ALMA — On March 7, the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association announced that the 32nd Annual MHSFCA East-West All Star Game will now be played at Bahlke Field on the campus of Alma College. Originally held at Central Michigan after years in East Lansing, the MHSFCA noted that based on the recent NCAA by-law that […]

Wine Scene

The Bachelor’s Wine – an Epilogue

Those of you who watch the popular ABC reality(?) series ‘The Bachelor’ know that Bachelor Ben, in the final episode a couple of weeks ago, proposed to Courtney, dubbed by the media as the girl American loves to hate. The show had been filmed months ago and has been appearing weekly so that Bachelor Ben got to see what had […]

Auto Insider Newsbriefs

Dodge Unveils Durango Special Service Police & Fire Dept. SUV Following the successful debut of the Dodge Charger Pursuit, Dodge will begin offering a Durango Special Service model for fleet use. The Dodge Durango Special Service SUV is specially designed to handle the rigors of everyday use by police and fire departments and fleet customers. Chrysler Group fleet operations will […]