2014-06-05

In brief



Crim earns donations, matching grant from Dick’s FLINT — Thanks to the generous donations of Genesee County residents, the Crim Fitness Foundation received $20,000 through Sports Matter, an online fundraising campaign hosted by Dick’s Sporting Goods. The Crim Fitness Foundation raised $10,000 through community donations, resulting in a $10,000 matching grant from Dick’s Sporting Goods. The funds will be used […]

RMI RELAY Recess targets cancer in children




FLINT TWP. — Bad headaches were waking tenyear old Pietro Pellerito from his sleep when his mother Miriam, a radiologist at Regional Medical Imaging (RMI), decided to take him to work for MRI testing. His brain tumor diagnosis began an arduous fight for survival for the Washington Township family. “I was shocked by the discovery that I had cancer … […]

C-A annual honors program recognizes best and brightest graduates




FLINT TWP — Carman-Ainsworth High School’s annual Senior Honor’s Ceremony recognized graduating seniors for outstanding accomplishments including academics, athletics, extracurricular and community service. Principal Rory Mattar announced that members of the Class of 2014 collectively earned an “awesome” $3,302,277 million in scholarships to various institutions this year. “Seniors my advice to you moving forward is do not underestimate the importance […]

In brief



GOP Lincoln Day event FLINT — The Genesee County Republican Party will hold a Lincoln Day Dinner, June 6 at 5:30 p.m. that is 100 percent open to the public — both Democrats and Republicans. The dinner will be held at the Riverfront Banquet Center, 1 Riverfront Center West, in Flint. The show honors Abraham Lincoln’s end to slavery as […]

Cavs’ softball season ends in district



FLINT – Carman-Ainsworth’s softball season ended in the Div. 1 district tournament last Saturday at Kearsley High. The Cavaliers fell to Swartz Creek 10-0 in the morning semifinal game. Carman-Ainsworth managed just one hit in the game, that coming in the bottom of the fifth inning. The contest ended with the five-inning, 10-run mercy rule. Swartz Creek went on to […]

Cavs fall to Swartz Creek in district



FLINT — Taking part in Flint Kearsley’s No. 3-1 district, the Carman-Ainsworth baseball team faced off with Swartz Creek in the semifinal last Saturday, where the Cavaliers season came to an end with a 7-4 loss. Senior pitcher Brennen Gleason was on the mound for Carman-Ainsworth and had a difficult time controlling the ball. Cooper Betancourt went 2-for- 3 with […]

Division 1 State Finals at Rockford



BOYS Final standings: 1. East Kentwood 71, 2. Oak Park 50, 3. Saline 37, 4T. Grand Blanc, Traverse City Central 25, 6. Warren DeLaSalle 23, 7. Grand Ledge 22, 8. Swartz Creek 20, 17T. Carman-Ainsworth, Westland John Glenn 12. Pole Vault — 5. Devonte Johnson (CA) 13-feet-10, 800 Relay — 6. Logan Bannister, Demarion Allen, Tyler Minor, Caleb Ruffin (CA) […]

Sports Shorts



New organization to offer adult recreation league FLINT — Beginning in July, Genesee County residents will have the opportunity to participate in a new social sports club organized by StaynPlayFlint. The first league, flag football, is scheduled to begin July 6 with basketball starting on July 15. The mission of StanPlayFlint is to create a network of residents actively involved […]

Flint Township gets a ‘clean’ audit report




FLINT TWP. — Auditors from Plante Moran have issued a “clean’’ rating to the township’s audit for the year ending December 31,2013. So far the township has weathered nearly a $3 million drop in revenues since 2008, mainly due to declining property taxes, according to a report presented to the township board last month. Property taxes accounted for 37 percent […]

Tee Time



SATURDAY, JUNE 14 Love Inc. 3rd Annual Golf Outing at WASHAKIE GOLF COURSE in North Branch to help those in need in greater Lapeer area. Become a hole, cart sponsor, or play as a four person team. Scramble format with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Prizes for long drive, closest to the flag, and team winner prize. There will also […]