2013-08-08

In brief



Become a Hurley volunteer FLINT — Do you want to make a difference? If so, you may want to volunteer at Hurley Medical Center. Hurley Medical Center is looking for quality people who can make a difference. How can you help? As a volunteer, you will provide valuable services for patients, visitors, staff, and more. You may for example…. • […]

Back to the Bricks

tune-up parties draw a crowd


FLINT TWP. — Despite cloudy skies and occasional sprinkles, classic car owners and fans came out Monday for the third annual Back to the Bricks Tune-up party – one of five hosted by local communities in advance of the main event next week in downtown Flint. Eager early birds arrived more than an hour ahead of schedule for the first […]

In brief



Garage sale for the Sains BURTON — A multi-family garage sale will be held Aug. 8-10 at 1458 Iva St., between Belsay and Genesee roads, off Davison Road. All proceeds will go to help Preston Sain, a 13- year-old with severe autism. The sale will be 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. — G.G. Flint River Wild Ones Gilkey Creek Walk FLINT […]

Kayla Run draws some of area’s top runners




GOODRICH — The Kayla O’Mara run, an annual series of races dedicated to the memory of the former Goodrich track and cross country star, took place in Goodrich on Saturday with some of the best runners from our area and beyond showing off their running abilities. Brittni Hutton of Highland would become the female Open winner in 17:27.7 and Tracey […]

Football coaches endorse Heads Up program




STATEWIDE — Ten days after announcing a new format for its All- Star Game, the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association made another significant announcement on July 25. The MHSFCA said then it has endorsed USA Football’s Heads Up Football program to make the game better and safer for youth and high school players in the state. USA Football, based […]

Flint Jr. Golf champions crowned




FLINT — Ben Zyber capped a red-hot summer in Flint Junior Golf Association play by winning the season-ending tournament July 31 at Swartz Creek Golf Course. The Swartz Creek senior beat Davison graduate Gabe Schiller, 4-and-3, in the match-play final of the 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Group, the FJGA’s premier division. It was Zyber’s fourth straight victory in as many weeks, […]

Sports Shorts



C-A grads competing collegiately in football MURFREESBUROUGH, NC. — With the 2013 season scheduled to start on Sept. 7 with a non-league contest at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the Chowan University football team will be hoping to get some key contributions from Carman-Ainsworth products Cameron Stover and Devon Simpson. As a sophomore in 2012, Stover completed 182-of-299 […]

Tune up turnout



Outdoor calendar



Aug. 9 17th annual Boy Scouts of America Sporting Clays Tournament. Hunters Creek Club, 675 E. Sutton Rd. Entry fee covers course fee, 70 bird shot (20 or 12 gauge), lunch, wild game dinner, auction, Goodie Bag, fun and fellowship. Details: www.michiganscouting.org/WaterAndWoods/Events/WWSportin gClaysTournament. Aug. 9-11 CANUSA Games, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Area shooting teams, archers to compete from Greater Flint Area. […]

Phelps to face Pfeiffer in November election



FLINT TWP. — Phil Phelps, 34, of Flushing beat five contenders in Tuesday’s special primary election to emerge as the Democratic candidate for 49th district state representative. In the November general election, he will face Republican Don Pfeiffer, 40, of Flint who outpolled one opponent — Patrick Duvendeck, of Flushing. The seat has been vacant since May when Jim Ananich […]