Cavaliers roll past Saginaw Arthur Hill

SAGINAW — The Cavaliers defeated Arthur Hill 25-15, 25-11, 25-16 Tuesday. Sarah Thurston had 11 assists and five aces, Diamond Lester added seven aces and six digs. Eriona Chambers and Che’Anne Hicks had six kills each. The Cavaliers came back from two sets down to defeat Powers Catholic 12-25, 19-25, 25-16, 25-11, 17-15 last Thursday. Katie Speaks had 29 digs, […]

Harvest time

Pumpkins are one of the official signs of autumn and the pickings are showing up all over town including this patch for sale in the yard of a home on North Linden Road. Sorted by size, the prices range from $3 to $5. Payment uses an honor system in the form of a small wooden collection box nailed to a […]

Cavs stifle Chemics but fall to 3-3

MIDLAND – Carman-Ainsworth held the state’s fifth-ranked Div. 2 team to one touchdown on offense but couldn’t reach the end zone itself in a 14-3 loss to Midland last Friday. The Cavaliers trailed just 7-3 at halftime, thanks to a stingy defense and Belal Khoulani’s second-quarter field goal. They kept it that way until the fourth quarter, when Midland tacked […]

Flint water crisis spills into Flint Twp.

FLINT TWP. — Is Flint Township water safe to use? Township Supervisor Karyn Miller said that she and other township officials have received numerous inquiries about water quality since county officials issued a Public Health Emergency Declaration for city of Flint water customers due to dangerously high lead levels. The good news is that the township water system is supplied […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Cavalier boys finished 18th with 522 points at the Greater Flint Cross Country Championship Saturday. Corunna was first with 47, Clio was second with 56 and Davison was third with 64. Anthony Fisher was 93rd in 19:36.8, Juwan Willis was 101st in 19:44.9, Joe Chinkeefatt was 110th in 20:32.5 and Trevor Booth was 124th in 21:49.5. Justin […]

Twp. board sets CDBG hearing

FLINT TWP. — Do you have any suggestions for projects to improve township life? If so, bring them to the Public Needs Hearing the township board has set to get input on ways to spend 2016 federal Community Development Block Grant Funds. The hearing will be held during the next township board meeting at 7 p.m. on Oct. 19 in […]

Sports Shorts

Greater Flint Hockey Association to put on disabled hockey program BURTON — The Greater Flint Hockey Association will be hosting the Detroit Red Wings Foundation on Oct. 10 in a first-ever hockey for the disabled program in mid-Michigan. The Association, along with the help of Star Rehab from Genesys, Crystal Fieldhouse and U.S.A. Hockey, are supplying all the equipment necessary […]

Families benefit from organization’s efforts

FLINT TWP. — At least 500 diners turned out last Friday for an Oven Warming Party at the new Potbelly Sandwich Shop, 4148 Miller Road, helping to raise $2,639 for Priority Children – Baby Court. The non-profit organization fights child abuse and neglect by raising awareness and providing support to children and families. Potbelly’s “Oven Warming Party,” is its traditional […]

Firebirds bounce back to end losing skid

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — After consecutive losses in Owen Sound and Erie over the past week, the Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League responded in a thrilling fashion, topping the Mississauga Steelheads 2-1 on the road on Sunday. For those who don’t know, this was a key game for the Firebirds, who had to trade their No. 1 overall draft […]

Car show poster contest awarding cash prizes

TROY — Students start your creative engines. Last week, the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) launched its 28th annual poster contest that is open to all Michigan students enrolled in grades 10 through 12. Cash prizes will be awarded to 16 winners. The entry deadline is November 24. Winning posters will be displayed at NAIAS 2016 in Detroit and […]