‘Training Wheels’ Volunteer reports on biking program

FLINT TWP. — When the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) “Training Wheels” course rolled into Grand Blanc in July, township resident Reuben Arceo grabbed his helmet and took it for a spin. “Training Wheels,’’ courses are being scheduled around the state to educate community planners about how to provide safe bicycling facilities for residents and visitors. A biking enthusiast since […]

Lady Cavs trounce Flint Northwestern

FLINT TOWNSHIP — Hosting Flint Northwestern in Saginaw Valley League-South action on Tuesday, the Carman-Ainsworth volleyball team dismantled their foes in three sets, 25-9, 25-9, 25-15. Deja Lester was solid all around with 11 aces, seven kills and 12 digs and Sarah Thurston added six aces and 17 assists. Hailey Fyfe had five aces and eight digs and Korbin Brandon […]

The Whiting to present The Things They Carried

FLINT — In Association with Young Audiences New York, The Whiting is proud to present The Literature to Life ® Presentation of The Things They Carried as part of the Health Plus Education Series on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. The Things They Carried is a Young Audiences New York Literature to Life® Arts Education Program and is directed by […]


CARMAN-AINSWORTH 202307—50SAGINAWARTHURHILL 0 000—0 Passing: Billy Hickey 1-for-7, 31 yds., 1 TD, 1 INT Rushing: Caleb Ruffin 6 carries, 85 yds., 3 TDs. Nate Williams Jr. 7 carries, 69 yds., 1 TD Receiving: Logan Banister 1 rec., 31 yds., 1 TD Special teams: Ahmad Alzahabi 6 PATs. Highlights: Nate Williams Jr. opened the scoring with a 12-yard touchdown run. Caleb […]

C-A Board applauds coach

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education proudly recognized Coach Kenn Domerese for his induction into the Michigan High School Coaches Hall of Fame. The formal induction was held September 20 at Central Michigan University. Domerese has coached track and cross country at Carman- Ainsworth for 40 years. He has coached over 100 All-State athletes, earned countless League and […]

Sports Shorts

Greater Flint Hall of Fame announces 2014 inductees GRAND BLANC – The Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame announced its 2014 induction class Wednesday night. The new inductees are University of Michigan football players Steve Smith and Brian Carpenter, U-M track and field star Lorrie Thornton, Central Michigan basketball, baseball and track standout Keith Richardson, Los Angeles Dodgers third […]

Suspect eluding police dies in fatal car crash

FLINT TWP. — Police have identified Hollis Ramon Rawls, 46, of Flint, as the suspect who died last weekend from injuries sustained in a car crash while fleeing police. The incident began at approximately 7:04 p.m. on Friday Sept. 26, when a Flint Township police officer attempted to stop a 1996 Chevrolet pickup truck for a traffic violation on Flushing […]

Hoke joke has run its course

Fat Guy Corner

The Michigan football program has totally hit rock bottom. The loss to Minnesota on Saturday was bad enough as the Little Brown Jug went back to Minnesota. The controversy now is the fact the Wolverines’ coaching staff sent in Shane Morris after a huge hit he sustained and he was obviously shaken up, to say the least. The fact the […]

Chamber debuts Art of Achievement Awards

Nominations sought in business and hospitality categories

GENESEE COUNTY — Nominations are now being accepted for the inaugural 2014 Art of Achievement Awards, according to a press release. The gala event in celebration of excellence in business and hospitality throughout Flint & Genesee will take place on Thursday, November 6 at the Riverfront Banquet Center in downtown Flint. The Art of Achievement Awards has evolved from previous […]


GOLF The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ squad carded their lowest round in two years at the Saginaw Valley League crossover 9-hole tournament at the Swartz Creek Golf Course on Monday, finishing the day in second place with a 205. Flint Powers won the meet with 194, Saginaw Heritage was third with 206. Bay City Western was fourth with 210, Mt. Pleasant was […]