Cavaliers set to face staunch opponents in softball districts

SWARTZ CREEK – Carman Ainsworth’s softball team is in the middle of one of the toughest area brackets in the districts as they open up next Saturday against Swartz Creek, 17-17 overall, 7-7 Metro League. Should Carman-Ainsworth advance, it will await the winner of Div. 1 honorable mention Kearsley, 9-5 Metro, and Flushing, 3-11 Metro, in the district championship game. […]

Baseball districts right around the corner

SWARTZ CREEK — After an up-and-down regular season dominated by running the gauntlet otherwise known as the Saginaw Valley League-South, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity baseball team is getting ready for the district round of the state tournament. While the Cavs’ last district title was in 1993, the talent on this year’s roster could be enough to turn this team’s postseason dreams […]

Senior getting last shot at golf regional

DAVISON – The district tournament is usually the end of the road for the Carman-Ainsworth golf team every year, but maybe it won’t be for Haywood Petty this time. The senior has been the Cavaliers’ top player all four years and has come fairly close to moving on in the state tournament, missing by seven strokes the last two years. […]

Cavs face loaded talent pool in soccer district

LAPEER – There has been a steady improvement in the Lady Cavaliers all season long, which has primed them for their playoff journey. They’ll need that confidence in the loaded No. 12-1 district at Lapeer. Currently at 12-6-3 overall, Creek placed third in the Metro League after shutting out Flushing on Monday, 3-0. Today is the final regular-season game against […]

Road repair funding problems looming in township

FLINT TWP.— Most everyone agrees that many township roads need repair but township board members almost unanimously agree that taking money from the general fund to fix them is not a good idea. As a result, two road-repair proposals failed last week. One rejected proposal was a joint funding project on West Maple Road and the other was a previously […]

Cavs fourth in regional track

DAVISON – Carman-Ainsworth finished fourth in the team standings and qualified several athletes for state, but it could have been so much better for the Cavaliers at last Friday’s Div. 1 regional meet at Davison. The Cavs were missing five athletes for disciplinary reasons, three of whom would have been key contributors in the scoring. Two were in the three […]

A light unto thy path

FLINT TWP. — ATIGroup Energy & Systems Solutions of Flushing is the winning bidder for a project to install path lighting on the Genesee Valley Trail, as a beautification and crime prevention measure. The township board accepted the $6,000 bid for installation of solar-powered lighting on the trail from the Graham Road bridge in each direction. The lighting fixtures will […]


Regional No. 8-1 5-14-15 at Greater Midland Tennis Center Team scoring: Midland Dow 30, Traverse City Central 24, Grand Blanc 17, Holt 9, Saginaw Heritage 7, Traverse City West 6, Lapeer 5, Grand Ledge 4, Carman Ainsworth 2, Davison 0. Carman-Ainsworth results Singles No. 1 J’Lynn Corder def. Blake Clements (L) 6-1, 6-3; def. by McKenna Root (Dow) 6-1, 6-0 […]

Math meets art

This wooden bench configured and built by students in Alan Lichtenberg’s math class was a more non-traditional art form among those on display last week at the Carman-Ainsworth Middle School Art Fair. See the Living page for some of the more traditional student art exhibited.


BASEBALL In the first doubleheader of a 10-game home stand to end the regular season, Carman-Ainsworth defeated Saginaw Valley League-South and Genesee County rival Davison 6-4 in game one last Thursday. The story for the Cavs in this one was Austin Jerome earning the complete-game win after allowing three earned runs on 10 hits and two walks with two strikeouts. […]