2014-06-05

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 […]

JAG grant spending approved




FLINT TWP. —After holding a pubic hearing for 2014 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) spending, the township board approved an interlocal agreement that will bring $262,970 into participating communities to support crime-fighting efforts. JAG funds are allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice and shared between the City of Flint, the City of Burton, Flint Township, Mt. Morris […]

What really matters

Fat Guy Corner

The Stanley Cup Finals have an East Coast vs. West Coast flavor to it. The Eastern Conference will be represented by the New York Rangers and the Western Conference by the Los Angeles Kings. What a series the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks played in the Western Conference Finals. It was one of the best NHL playoff series I […]

On a roll



Township Trustee Belenda Parker not only took a leadership role in applying for a grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to pay for a scrap tire round-up, she and Trustee Barb Vert were hands-on at the collection event last weekend. Parker reported that township residents brought in approximately 187 tires that were loaded onto a waiting semi in […]

Outdoor Calander



June 7-8 Free Fishing Weekend statewide. All fishing regulations still apply. Details: www.michigan. gov/dnr June 14 Bowling Pin Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Sign up starts at 9:15 a.m. ends at 2:30 p.m. $5 members, $10 non-members. June 21 Handgun Steel Fun Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Shooting starts at 9:15 a.m., last sign in at 2:30 p.m. […]


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