2014-07-10

Filling in the dead zone

Fat Guy Corner

The World Cup is down to four teams. Why am I talking about soccer, you ask? It’s because we are in the dead zone of the sporting world. NFL training camps open up in about two weeks and then the dead zone of sports all comes to an end. Let’s get back to soccer and World Cup action. Tuesday afternoon […]

All-Valley Softball Teams



All-Saginaw Valley Boys’ Lacrosse



ATTACK1st TEAMJosh Tomsich, Midland/DowBrett Brillhart, Midland/DowSpencer Owens, Flint Powers Catholic2ND TEAMHarrison Jesko, Saginaw HeritageAndrew Smith, DavisonKyle Jaggi, Flint Powers CatholicHONORABLE MENTIONTyler Atkinson, DavisonCaleb Schalau, DavisonReid Robson, Bay City WesternJoey Billette, Bay City WesternEthan Loftis, Midland/Dow SPECIALIST1ST TEAMTanner Schember, Bay City Western2ND TEAMJordan Morley, Bay City CentralHONORABLE MENTIONMatt Lee, Midland/Dow MIDFIELD1ST TEAMTanner Diment, Midland/DowTravis Clifford, DavisonTyler Hugo, Bay City Western2ND TEAMChris […]

Township’s crime fighting vehicle



The Police Department showed off its new military-grade Humvee during a recent township business expo. Valued at about $75,000, the four-wheel drive vehicle was obtained for free last fall through the U.S. Department of Defense Revitalization and Marketing Office (DRMO) 1033 Program. Township police spent about $10,000 in drug forfeiture funds to paint and modify it to suit its use […]

All-Saginaw Valley Girls’ Lacrosse



ATTACK1ST TEAMAndrea Tomczak, 12, Flint Powers CatholicTaylor Jensen, 11, Midland/DowMaeson Makranyi, 12, Flushing2ND TEAMAlexus Colby, 12, Carman-AinsworthHannah Woods, 12, Saginaw HeritageLindsey Wismer, 12, Flint Powers Catholic MIDFIELD/SPECIALIST1ST TEAMMadison Sabourin, 12, Flint Powers CatholicMaranda Wiskur, 12, Flint Powers CatholicAbbey Zahn, 12, Saginaw HeritageKayla Keyser, 12, Midland/Dow2ND TEAMHaley Hensel, 12, FlushingLindsey Coenen, 11, FlushingCarly D’Alessandro, 11, Midland/DowBrianna Makaric, 10, Saginaw Heritage DEFENSE1ST […]

Police buying new bulletproof vests




FLINT TWP. — The township board approved the purchase of nine bulletproof vests for police officers to replace outworn ones. The $5,351 cost of the vests is budgeted but also could be partly covered by anticipated grant funds, said Police Chief George Sippert. Bulletproof vests are warrantied for five years, Chief Sippert said. After five years the vests start to […]

All-Saginaw Valley Girls’ Tennis



1ST TEAMNO. 1 SINGLESAubri Smith, 12, DavisonJ’Lynn Corder, 11, Carman-AinsworthMadison Macksood, 11, Flint Powers CatholicOlivia Conover, 11, FlushingNO. 2 SINGLESAllison Davis, 11, DavisonGrace Trecha, 12, Flint Powers CatholicMorgan Keeler, 10, FlushingNO. 3 SINGLESKylie Decker, 10, DavisonBrianna Hudson, 11, Carman-AinsworthLauren Neumann, 12, Flint Powers CatholicAnnie Martin, 11, FlushingNO. 4 SINGLESRachel Wocott, 9, FlushingNO. 1 DOUBLESHannah Rahman, 10, Flint Powers CatholicMattie Milne, […]

Twp. ordinance could prohibit street soliciting




FLINT TWP. — Charitable organizations that collect funds from motorists may be curbed by a proposed panhandling ordinance being considered by the township board. The proposed amendment to the begging and soliciting ordinance passed first reading in a 6-1 vote by the township board at its meeting this week and will come up for second reading and possible adoption at […]

All-Saginaw Valley Boys’ Golf



1ST TEAMAustin Deiters, Midland DowTop Kamnark, MidlandBen Roeder, Midland DowChaz Babin, MidlandJoe Montpas, FlushingJack Pilkington, Mt. PleasantJack Leach, Bay City WesternBrandon Kuhn, Saginaw Heritage 2ND TEAMJake Swartz, Saginaw HeritageBlaise Vanitvelt, Flint Powers CatholicTroy Tomczak, Flint Powers CatholicErik Dehne, Saginaw HeritageJason Raske, DavisonSpence Leach, Bay City WesternColton Utterback, Mt. PleasantAndrew Smith, Davison HONORABLE MENTIONDerek Striker, Midland DowDavis Milholland, Midland DowLogan Wood, […]

Twp. board pays tribute to former trustee Huffman




FLINT TWP. — James Huffman, who served at a township trustee from 1968 to 1976, was honored by the township board with a proclamation and tribute at its Monday night meeting. Huffman died June 19 at age 92. In a proclamation presented to his son, David Huffman, who serves on the township road advisory committee, Huffman was praised for a […]