Strong Cavs’ track squad locked and loaded for regionals

TRAVERSE CITY — Simply put, Carman-Ainsworth is known for its track program. The Cavaliers are perennially one of the top squads in the state and this season is no different. The Cavs have performed exceptionally well all season and look to showcase their talent on Friday at the Traverse City Central regional, No. 10-1. The Lady Cavs have high expectations […]

Baker College hosts annual car, motorcycle show

FLINT — Baker College of Flint will host the fourth annual Car and Motorcycle Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., May 19. Car and motorcycle enthusiasts, as well as the general public, are invited to attend the free event at Baker College’s Center for Transportation Technology (CTT), 1717 S. Dort Highway, Flint. More than 300 cars and motorcycles are expected to be […]

In brief

Kidney cancer support group to meet FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group of Michigan will meet May 22, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington. Guest speaker is Dr. Todd Morgan, urological oncologist. The topic of discussion is “Broad Overview: Evaluation, Diagnosis and Staging of Renal Cancer.” The meeting is open to the general public. Details: […]

Bob Root steps down from Cavs’ hoops

FLINT TOWNSHIP — Carman- Ainsworth athletic director and boys’ basketball coach Bob Root has decided his desire to be on the golf course in the summer is greater than to be in the gym and has stepped down as varsity basketball coach. Root will remain the athletic director. Root’s coaching career began in 1978 at Flint Northern as a 22 […]

Lady Cavs’ tennis ready for today’s regional

SAGINAW — It’s been a pretty impressive season for the Carman- Ainsworth girls’ tennis team this year. In particular, the play of J’Lynn Corder at No. 1 Singles has been superb. She finished as the runner up in the No. 1 Singles bracket of the Saginaw Valley League tournament. The rest of the Lady Cavs, however, are no slouch either, […]

Cavaliers prepare for regional play

OKEMOS — The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ lacrosse team will participate in regional No. 8 at Okemos in Division 2. The Lady Cavs will host Saginaw Hertiage on May 22 at 6 p.m. in the opening round. In other early round action, Okemos will face Swartz Creek at Okemos, Flint Powers will square off with Williamston at Powers and Flushing will host […]


BASEBALL The offense was in full gear on Monday when Carman-Ainsworth took Flint Soutwestern to task in a Saginaw Valley League doubleheader, 15-0 and 16-0. With both contests ending as three-inning mercies, it was Alfonso Foster who earned the win in the initial game after giving up no hits with six strikeouts and two walks. Noah Reed then did the […]


The Ford F-Series truck, a perennial bestseller for the Dearborn- based U.S. automaker, is celebrating its 65th year on the market. The general public got their first view of the vehicle that would come to personify “Built Ford Tough” in years to come on Jan. 16, 1948. It was Ford’s first post- World War II new product and, as such, […]


The all-new, seventh-generation 2014 Corvette Stingray will serve as the Indianapolis 500 Pace Car, leading the field to green at the start of the 97th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” on Sunday, May 26, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It marks a record 12th time the Corvette has served as the Pace Car, the first being in 1978. “It […]

Design & Build Class

adds technology, engineering to wood shop

FLINT TWP. — Spending the past school year working on automated computer design equipment gave a big boost to his plans to become an engineer, said Shaquelle Polacek, a senior at Carman-Ainsworth High School, who plans to enlist in the Navy first. Polacek was one of the most avid students in C-As new Design and Build class launched in September, […]