2014-02-20

5 questions I get all the time




I’ve been a journalist for most of my life, from my days on the staff of my high school and college newspapers, to working for a daily publication and then eventually back to my roots in community journalism. I wouldn’t know life any other way, so for me this job doesn’t seem unusual. But to many non-journalists, this job seems […]

Women in red run for heart health




FLINT TWP. — Several women wearing red dresses (and a few men too) kicked up their heels on Feb.8 for a quick outdoor run around a tenthof a-mile parking lot course laid out for the second annual “Go Red for Women Red Dress Dash.” It was held at Genesee Valley Center shopping mall and sponsored by the American Heart Association […]

In brief



McLaren offering Arthritis Foundation’s Tai Chi class FLUSHING — McLaren’s Wellness Program is offering the Arthritis Foundation’s joint-friendly Tai Chi, free introductory class beginning March 8 and running Saturdays until April 12. There are six sessions total (full commitment recommended to get the full benefit from the class). This class will take place at McLaren Physical Therapy and Sport Medicine- […]

Cavaliers win 2




FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth varsity boys’ basketball team came back from a 13-9 deficit at the end of the first quarter at home on Tuesday to claim a 76-38 nonleague victory over Owosso. The difference in the contest was the Cavs outscoring Owosso, 22-8 in the second, 21-10 in the third and 24-7 in the fourth. Cameron Morse was […]

Lady Cavaliers cruise past Owosso




FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth beat Owosso, 52-25, in a non-league girls’ basketball game Tuesday. Sydnee McDonald scored 16 points, Aliah Stinnett had 14 points and nine steals, and Angel Proby added eight points. Last Thursday, McDonald poured in 21 points on 10-of-15 shooting to lead the Lady Cavs to a 49-35 win over Davison in a Saginaw Valley League-South game […]

Sports Shorts



Former Cavalier now a Bear FLINT — Carman-Ainsworth grad Tayquan Pendleton is currently a freshman for the Mottt Community College wrestling club at 197 lbs. According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association website, Pendleton had a record of 17-7 with one pin as of Feb. 17. He placed second at the season-opening Fall Brawl on Nov. 3 and the Mott […]

Roundup



BOWLING: Carman-Ainsworth finished the season last Saturday against Saginaw Heritage. The boys lost their first match of the season, but DeQuincy Adams rolled a 300, the first perfect game bowled in the Saginaw Valley Conference. The boys finished at 10-1 winning the league title. The girls finished with a 9-2 record, beating Heritage, 25-5, led by Shamonica Simon with 217-266. […]

Raiders’ hockey losing streak continues



FLINT TOWNSHIP — The Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth co-op hockey team put some goals on the board, however, they lost to the Tri- Valley Titans, 8-3, at Flint Iceland Arena on Saturday. Tri-Valley led the game, 2-1, after the opening period and held a 6-2 lead after two frames. The Titans then outpaced Flushing, 2-1, in the final stanza. Joe Montpas scored the […]

Winter weary



CHRYSLER REVS UP LINEUP WITH SRT MODELS



Chrysler’s SRT (Street and Racing Technology) brand is expanding its 2014 vehicle lineup by offering new Satin Vapor Editions of its Chrysler 300 SRT, Dodge Challenger SRT and Dodge Charger SRT models. “We’re responding to the diversifying tastes of our performance enthusiast customers by expanding our product lineup to offer more custom models straight from the factory,” said Ralph Gilles, […]


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