Lady Cavs softball sweeps Northern

FLINT — Madison Cox pitched a no-hitter in the first game and Dannie Crowder hit a grand slam in the nightcap as Carman-Ainsworth mercied Flint Northern twice, 15-0, 14-0, in a Saginaw Valley League softball doubleheader Tuesday at Northern. In the opener, Jessica Smith had a triple, Jennie Klapko and Elizabeth Roe both hit doubles, and Meghan Borgerding lashed a […]

Carnival coming to town

FLINT TWP. — Elliott’s Amusements, based in Mason, received permission from the township board last week to stage a carnival in the parking lot at Genesee Valley Center shopping mall, May 9-12. For the second time it recent years, the carnival will be set up on the front side of the mall in a parking lot southwest of Macy’s department […]

Cavaliers blank Northern

FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth baseball team threw two no-hit shut outs, 16-0, 16-0, against Flint Northern on Tuesday in a makeup game from April 18 that was rained out. Alphonoso Foster pitched game one, which lasted just three innings, fanning eight and Noah Reed earned the win in the nightcap, also three innings, striking out seven. At the plate, having […]

Fireworks sales are on the way in Flint Township

FLINT TWP. — With the weather warming up, so is the fireworks season. Last week, the township board approved the first request for a temporary fireworks stand to James Tueber of B.I.G. Enterprises Inc. to operate in the parking lot at 5197 Miller Road. The tent sale will operate from June 21-July 7 on the grounds of the Tripoint Automall […]

Sports Shorts

Youth football camp FLINT — The Flint Fury Semi-Pro Football Organization will be holding a youth football camp on May 25, at 8 a.m. at Atwood Stadium. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and the camp will begin around 8:30 a.m. The camp is offered to kids between the ages of 7-12 and is free to all participants. Registation will […]

C-A super makes voluntary concessions

FLINT TWP. — Facing a looming “budget crisis” the Carman-Ainsworth superintendent has offered to make voluntary personal concessions that will save the district 11 percent of his costs. At the April 16 school board meeting, Steve Tunnicliff asked the Superintendent Contract Committee be convened to consider his offer. “It obviously is no surprise to the board and probably anybody in […]

Lady Cavaliers soccer routed by Lapeer West

LAPEER — In a non-league battle at home on Tuesday, the Lapeer West girls’ soccer team put forth one of its most impressive performances thus far, trouncing Carman-Ainsworth, 7- 1. Savannah King led her squad by accumulating three goals and Shannon Brown added to the effort with a pair of goals. Jules Reinhardt and Jamie Patten chipped in with a […]

In brief

Dads vs. police, firemen in classic b-ball game FLINT TWP. — Members of the township police and fire departments will pit their hoop skills against a team from Men at W.O.R.K. in the 5th annual Barry Saunders Classic basketball game at 7 p.m. April 26 in the gym at Carman-Ainsworth High School. This fundraiser is one of the biggest of […]


THROUGH APRILWednesday Indoor Youth Archery at Lapeer CountySportsmen’s Club. 6:30 p.m.Indoor Archery Shooting at Lapeer County Sportsmen’sClub. Call club for details: 810-724-6579. THROUGH OCTOBERHandgun and trap shooting at the Marlette Sportsmen’sAssociation. Open to anyone wishing to shoot handgunsevery Tuesday evening beginning at 6 p.m., trap shootingevery Sunday from 4-7 p.m. and on Thursday evenings at6 p.m. The club is located […]