2013-09-26

WFBA explores plan to offer township map




FLINT TWP. — A newly formed committee is on a mission to put Flint Township on the map. Literally. The committee formed by the West Flint Business Association (WFBA) in conjunction with township officials is working on printing a full-color map that will showcase township businesses and other points of interest. The multi-media maps will be used as a marketing […]

Cavs drop match to Flushing




Carman-Ainsworth put up a valiant effort but dropped a 17-25, 25-21, 25-21, 25-17 decision to Flushing in Saginaw Valley League South Division volleyball action Tuesday The loss dropped the Cavaliers’ overall record to 0-1 league, 13-10-3 for the season. Kayla Tigner had another strong outing for the Cavaliers stuffing the stat sheet full in a win over Holly with 35 […]

4G could net up to $1G for township, schools




FLINT TWP. — AT&T is shopping around for sites to expand its 4G wireless service and that could bring extra monthly income to both the township and Carman- Ainsworth School District. 4G is short for Fourth Generation, the latest edition of wireless technology, superceding 3G, to bring even faster speeds to users of smart phones, tablets and other compatible electronic […]

Cavaliers’ golf hitting the homestretch



FLINT TWP — Hosting nonleague foe Linden on Tuesday, the Carman-Ainsworth girls’ golf team narrowly fell to their non-league foes, 205-208. Meghan Borgerding led the way with a score of 52 while Alanna Gleason and Mikaila Garrison each ended the day with 52s. Linden was led by Hannah Joslin’s 43. The Lady Cavs traveled up to Saginaw Arthur Hill on […]

Photo: Road Block



Sports Shorts



Junior league hockey scores FLINT TWP.— The Flint Junior Generals on the North American Tier III Hockey League played their first home game of the 2013-14 season on Sunday at Iceland Arena and defeated the Metro Jets, 7-1. Just 14 seconds into the contest, Cam Jorgenson put Flint ahead, 1-0, on passes from Conor Durgan and Mark McGee, which the […]

National Seat Check Saturday finds many defective ones




FLINT TWP. — When it comes to proper use of child safety seats in vehicles, even parents who try to get it right often get it wrong. So the need is ongoing for child car seat safety inspections like one last Saturday conducted by Safe Kids Greater Flint and hosted by HealthPlus of Michigan at Linden and Corunna Roads. Similar […]

Roundup



CROSS COUNTRY The Cavaliers were at the Linden Classic on Saturday with Tyler Pangerl leading the team in 11th place in 17:25.28. James Johnson was 27th in 18:33.64, Ahmir Dunn was 43rd in 20:31.95, Michael Toles 46th in 21:29.96, Aaron Sedrick 48th in 22:51.89, Keith Belk 49th in 23:42.89 and Larry Dunn was 50th in 24:17.76. Erick VanDuyne was 51st […]

Outpouring of support for senior citizens ‘Pig Roast’




FLINT TWP — The second annual “Pig Roast” fundraiser hosted by the Flint Township Center Senior Center last Saturday was a roaring success thanks to support from several businesses, organizers said. The sold-out event included food and games including Bingo and Euchre. Tickets were limited to 100 people. Many area businesses donated gift cards as prizes. They included Tim Hortons, […]

Embarrassing !

Fat Guy’s Corner

First of all, my NFL picks are a total embarrassment this football season! I am dead last in just about every single pool I have entered into this season. There is now no chance of extending my over-.500 streak against the spread. That is a huge disappointment for a man who used to pride himself on being able to handicap […]