Cavaliers’ bowling looks strong as new season begins

FLINT TWP — A year ago, the Carman-Ainsworth girls’ bowling team ended its campaign with an 8-3 overall record, placing sixth at the team regional. The finish was a disappointment to coach Gordon Kaufman and his squad, which had aspirations of qualifying for the state meet. The Lady Cavs return to the local lanes as a more seasoned and determined […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Weak choices

The prestigious Heisman Trophy was awarded last Saturday. The winner was Johhny Manziel from Texas A&M. The quarterback, aka “Johnny Football”, became the first redshirt freshman ever to win the award. The linebacker from Notre Dame, Manti Te’o, finished a distant second and Collin Klein, the Kansas State quarterback, third. I would have voted Te’o the winner over Manziel. The […]

Sports Shorts

Junior hockey team wins two over weekend FLINT — In NA3HL action at Iceland Arena on Sunday the Flint Junior Generals proved to be less than gracious hosts by beating the Cleveland Lumberjacks, 4-2. Eric Jones opened the scoring for the Junior Generals with firstperiod goals at 6:17 on passes by Swartz Creek’s Andrew Lay and Adam Beuthin and then […]

Cavs earn victory in first Saginaw Valley League contest

FLINT TOWNSHIP —The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team hosted Flint Northern on Tuesday, but the contest was more than just a regular game for the Cavaliers. Carman-Ainsworth was competing in its first game as a member of the Saginaw Valley League-South and earned the victory, 79-64. The Cavs outscored the Vikings in every quarter to slowly pull away. Carman- Ainsworth turned […]

Swimmers build up program

FLINT TWP. — Swimming season was a success even before practice started at Carman-Ainsworth this year. The Cavaliers did such a great job of building the ranks through word-ofmouth recruiting that sixth-year coach Kevin McGlashen was overwhelmed by the turnout. Thirty-six kids showed up the first day, with 22 of them new to the sport. “I’m shocked,” said McGlashen. “The […]


Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Taproot, Dec. 15. Also featured will be special guests Digital Sun, Prospect Hill, Dory Drive and 3 Pill Morning. Tickets are $15 in advance. All That Remains will perform Dec. 20 with the bands Until Solace and After the Minor. Tickets […]


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Lady Cavs to play first game in Valley

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth will play its first girls’ basketball game in the Saginaw Valley League tomorrow night, when it hosts Flushing at 7 p.m. The Lady Cavs and Lady Raiders are old friends from their years in the Big Nine Conference, but now they are vying for the SVL-South crown. Carman-Ainsworth has struggled against Flushing in recent years, but […]

Cavaliers wrestling looking for more

FLINT TWP. — Stepping away from the Big Nine in favor of the Saginaw Valley League-South is going to be a big step up in competition for the Carman-Ainsworth varsity wrestling team. The change in intensity the Cavaliers are going to have to make to keep pace with the rest of the conference may be a blessing in disguise, though. […]