Cavs to compete in regionals

BAY CITY — Carman-Ainsworth will take part in the No. 2-1 cross country regional at Delta College Saturday. There are a total of 15 boys and girls teams competing at the event. The other squads competing are Bay City Western, Bay City Central, Clarkston, Davison, Fenton, Kearsley, Flushing, Grand Blanc, Hartland, Holly, Midland, Midland Dow, Heritage and Swartz Creek. The […]

Cavaliers stunned by late Lapeer rally in football

FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth had the game and a co-championship firmly in its grasp and let it slip away. The Cavaliers saw a two-touchdown lead dissolve in the last four minutes of regulation and lost in overtime 34-31 to Lapeer in a Saginaw Valley League-Red football showdown last Friday at Carman-Ainsworth Junior High. Instead of a co-championship at 5-1, the […]

Sports Shorts

Open registration for Learn to Skate/Learn to Play BURTON – Open registration is ongoing for the Greater Flint Hockey Association’s Learn to Skate/Learn to Play Hockey programs. The 501c3 association operates its programs out of the Crystal Fieldhouse (formerly Ice Mountain). Registrations take place every Saturday at 11 a.m. and Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Details: 810- 354-GFHA. – L.P. Warriors […]

Shame, shame on you, Lions’ fans

I say shame, shame and more shame on all those so-called Lions fans who left their seats early at Ford Field on Sunday. Anyone who follows the NFL knows it isn’t over until the clock ticks zero. Detroit was only down 13 points with 5:18 left in the football game. That’s only a two score game! I could see leaving […]

Panhandling Committee reports back to township board

FLINT TWP. — After a yearlong search for answers to its growing panhandling problem, the township board is now considering an ordinance that would prohibit passing money or anything else out of or into a vehicle in the roadway, without permission. Those were among recommendations presented to the board Monday night by a Begging and Soliciting Committee established Aug. 5 […]

Lady Cavs cruise to three-set win


The Lady Cavaliers performed in truly dominant fashion at home on Tuesday in a Saginaw Valley League- South battle with Flint Southwestern as Carman-Ainsworth cruised to a threeset win, 25-8, 25-7, 25-17. Sydney Cunningham racked up eight aces and five kills, Morgan Sherrer added six aces and six digs and Katie Speaks chipped in with two aces and nine digs. […]

Big game hunters

For 20-plus years, college football fans have flocked to this Flint Township store to gear up for the state’s biggest rivalry. The big game is this Saturday, as noted by the sign out in front of The Great Divide store at 3008 Miller Rd, which vividly sports both teams’ colors without favoritism.

Great Lakes Sandwich Company gets winemaking license

FLINT TWP. — Looks like wine is being added to the menu at the Great Lakes Sandwich Company, 5332 Corunna Road, after the township board gave its approval Monday night to an application for a Small Wine Maker License. Applicant and owner, Michael Gordon has already received approval from the Michigan Department of Treasury, A Federal “Wine Producer and Blenders” […]

C-A crowns 2014 Homecoming King and Queen

FLINT TWP. — Diamond Scales and Lonnie BeCoats were named 2014 Homecoming Queen and King for Carman- Ainsworth High School during last week’s festivities. Diamond is a varsity cheerleader and was awarded Most Spirited for two consecutive years. She also is a member of the track and field team for pole-vaulting, is involved in gymnastics and played in the powder […]

Police making rounds to promote public safety millage

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township is the third most dangerous city in Michigan, according to information shared by Lt. Robert Battinkoff, in a presentation last week to the West Flint Business Association. Battinkoff is making power point presentation to various groups throughout the township to promote the Public Safety Millage on the Nov. 4 ballot asking voters to approve 3.85 […]