Cavs claim conference hoops victories

FLINT —The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team came back to post a 72-63 victory against Flint Southwestern on Tuesday. Cameron Morse blew up for 35 points, five rebounds, four steals, one assist and one block, Ja’Quin Jones had 14 points, five boards, two assists and two steals and Brennen Gleason scored seven with two rebounds and a block. Brandon Walker and […]

Lady Cavaliers beat Southwestern

FLINT TWP. — Angel Proby had 13 points and nine rebounds and Aliah Stinnett added 13 points and seven boards to lead Carman- Ainsworth to a 55-47 victory over Southwestern in a Saginaw Valley League-South girls’ basketball game Tuesday at home. Sydnee McDonald added 12 points. The Lady Cavs’ last title hopes were snuffed out last Friday in a 75-46 […]


HOCKEY Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth suffered another loss on Saturday, falling to the Bay Area Thunder, 8-0, on the road. Bay Area ripped off four goals apiece in each period, forcing a mercy-rule shortened game. The Thunder got two goals from Grant Rivet and one apiece from Zach Skinner, Braeden Vandenbelt, Lucas Rafaill, Drew Hanover and Alexander Freeman. The Raiders hosted Midland last […]

Matters of the heart

Macy’s department store is a national sponsor of Go Red for Women events held nationwide to raise awareness about heart disease in cooperation with the American Heart Association. Last weekend, a Go Red event was held at Genesee Valley Mall center. For more information and photos, see the living section. Inset, Mrs. Fields cookies, which has a location at Genesee […]

2014 road projects OK’d

FLINT TWP. — Trustee George Menoutes is finally getting his wish. After several years of his complaining about washboard driving conditions on Calkins Road, the project has moved to the top of the list recommended by the township’s Road Advisory Committee. Paving and milling on Calkins between Elms and Dye roads is one of six road millage paving projects for […]

CAHS get STEM grant to implement engineering program

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth High School administrators announced last week that it is the recipient of a $35,000 grant from Project Lead The Way (PLTW), the nation’s leading science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) program. The three-year renewable grant is made possible by a generous donation from General Motors. Funds will be used to support the implementation of the […]

Eagle Scout cleaned graves at cemetery

FLINT TWP. — Recognizable surnames like Ainsworth, Torrey, Dye and Judd are now easier to read on grave markers at the Bristol Road Cemetery thanks to clean-up efforts by two local scouts. Al Grebic, a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 215 based in Grand Blanc, made a presentation about his Eagle Scout Project to the township board at […]

School board lauds Mo Peeps

The Carman-Ainsworth school board meeting last week was held at Rankin Elementary School to facilitate a presentation by the Mo Peeps FIRST Lego League Robotics Team. The school board also lauded the group for their state championship win and upcoming trip to compete at the World Festival in St. Louis, Missouri, April 23-26. The team will compete among teams representing […]

The Senior Games have begun

GENESEE COUNTY — While the world’s greatest athletes pursue gold, silver and bronze medals at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, the senior citizens of Genesee County are after their own medals in a series of local contests. The Senior Winter Olympic Games kicked off with an Opening Ceremony on Feb. 3 and will end with a Closing Ceremony […]

In brief

Free resume help for vets FLINT TWP. — “”Warrior to Work” is a free resume workshop Davenport University’s Career Service and Military Support teams will be offering to veterans, military personnel, and their spouses on all Davenport University campuses on Monday, Feb. 17 from 9 – 10:30 a.m. A Career Services representative will be available to help veterans translate their […]