2014-08-14

Recall petition against twp. supervisor approved




FLINT TWP. — It looks like a recall attempt against Township Supervisor Karyn Miller is moving forward but due process could drag on for up to another month and a half before any petitions get circulated. On her fourth attempt last Thursday, township resident LaVonna Harris received approval of her recall petition language from the Genesee County Elections Board. Harris’ […]

FJGA crowns 2014 season champions




FLINT – Kristen Wolfe repeated as girls’ champion, and Jack Weller unseated good friend and Swartz Creek teammate Ben Zyber as boys’ champion in the Flint Junior Golf Association’s season-ending tournament last week. Wolfe, a Grand Blanc resident and Powers Catholic graduate, defeated Grand Blanc High sophomore Cammi Lucia 7-and-6, and Weller topped Zyber 3-and-2 in the match play finals […]

2014 graduates inducted in the CAHS Academic Hall of Fame




FLINT TWP. — Five recent graduates have been inducted into the Carman-Ainsworth Academic Hall of Fame. Two of the five attended a special recognition at last week’s board of education meeting. This years inductees are Kristen Borse, Katlyn Koegel, Cionna Orr, Rani Richardson and Frederick Van Duyne. CAHS Principal Rory Mattar said the students must be meet exceptionally high academic […]

Carman-Ainsworth players help Flint win CANUSA soccer



FLINT – Five returning varsity soccer players from Flint Carman-Ainsworth — Ryan Macko, Tyler Springer, David Rawls, Derrald Boggan, Ray Macko — helped the Flint team win the CANUSA title at Kettering University last week. The 18U team USA was 2-0 winning the overall event and the 16U squad went 1-1 to also pick up the title. CANUSA games began […]

In brief



Getting it right In the 10th Anniversary Back to the Bricks section there was an incorrect phone number listed in one of the Stop Signs in the center spread. American Auto Works located at G-4127 S. Saginaw St., Burton should have read phone number 810-410-4535. Norko Drive rehab begins Monday; completition Oct. 10 FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Road […]

Outdoor calendar



Aug. 17 Summer Side x Side shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Lower Peninsula SxS Association hosts the fun shoot with light lunch to follow. Participants are asked to bring lots of shells for trap, skeet, sporting clays, 5 Stand and pigeon ring shooting. Details: Paul Harmm at 810-724-5582 or e-mail bladesmith46@hotmail.com. Aug. 22-24 Lapeer Bowmen’s Traditional Archery Rendezvous at […]

MTA millage win seen as first step




GENESEE COUNTY — The Flint MTA faces financial challenges even after voters renewed a 0.4-mil levy for five years for Your Ride, on Aug. 4. “It’s an important first step, very important,” said Edgar Benning, MTA general manager. The millage will raise about $3.4 million per year. “It appears to me that voters in Genesee County continue to support essential […]

Sports Shorts



Hamilton cruises in CANUSA hockey BURTON — At Crystal Fieldhouse this past Friday and Saturday, Flint and Hamilton did battle on the ice for the annual CANUSA Games, which saw Hamilton sweep the entire hockey series. Friday’s games resulted in a 15-0 win for Hamilton in the 10-and-under, and 8-6 Hamilton victory in the 12-and-under and a 13-2 Hamilton win […]

Miracle treat

Proceeds from local Blizzard sales to benefit Hurley Children’s Hospital

FLINT — Dairy Queen is once again teaming up with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to raise money for the children and families of Hurley Children’s Hospital during their annual Miracle Treat Day. On Aug. 14, a portion of the proceeds from every Blizzard treat sold will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, which purchases critically needed medical equipment and […]

Heat is on

MHSAA provides heat management training, resources as fall approaches

EAST LANSING – Despite unseasonably cool temperatures this summer in Michigan, high school athletes should prepare for the heat that usually accompanies August and the beginning of Michigan High School Athletic Association fall practices as they kick off starting Monday. Each year, the MHSAA provides information to its member schools to help them prepare for hot weather practice and game […]