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Great Balls of Fire stargazing event BURTON — Camo and Lace is offering a Great Balls of Fire event on Saturday, June 9, 8 p.m., 2388 N. Belsay Rd., Burton. $2 members, $5 guests. It’s a night of stargazing for women only with Richard Walker of Longway Planitarium on hand to discuss what’s in the night sky. Campfire food and […]



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Cavs in tough softball district

CLIO — Carman-Ainsworth drew into the easier bracket for next week’s Div. 1 softball district, but that doesn’t mean the Cavaliers are in for a stroll on the beach. The Cavs have a first-round bye and will await the winner of Tuesday’s pre-district game between Clio and Flint Northern. They’ll most likely see the host Mustangs in the semifinals June […]

Carman-Ainsworth prepping for playoffs

CLIO — With only five varsity baseball teams assigned to the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s district No. 3-1 at Clio on Tuesday, the Cavaliers had the good fortune to draw a round-one bye. Considering all that Carman-Ainsworth, 7-17 overall, 0-10 Big Nine, has been through this year, including the death of assistant wrestling coach Ron Weissend and this being […]


TENNIS The Lady Cavaliers’ season came to an end on Thursday at the No. 8 regional of Div. 1, where Carman-Ainsworth totaled just two points, finishing in ninth. None of their individuals were able to qualify for the state meet. Midland Dow came in first with 29, Grand Blanc in second with 19 and Grand Ledge in third with 13. […]

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Legitimate threat

The Preakness Stakes were run this past Saturday and the winner was I’ll Have Another. Does this horse sound familiar to you? It definitely should. I’ll Have Another just won the Kentucky Derby two weeks earlier! I’ll Have Another ran down Bodemeister in the last 100 yards for the victory and it was an awesome race to watch. The trainer, […]

Auto Insider Newsbriefs

2012 Camaro ZL1 Termed ‘Everyday Supercar’ The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is officially in the “11-second” club, as engineers recently turned an 11.93-second/ 116-mph quarter-mile elapsed time run in a show- room-stock Camaro ZL1 automatic. A Camaro ZL1 manual ran an 11.96- second ET at 117 mph. Only a few other production vehicles can run the quarter-mile as quickly as […]

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