Dallas Cowboy Brandon Carr donates reading center at Dye Elementary

FLINT TWP. — In an emotional homecoming, NFL and Carman- Ainsworth football standout Brandon Carr returned to Dye Elementary School last Friday to open a reading center for children. Carr, who plays for the Dallas Cowboys, opened three reading centers in partnership with the United Way of Genesee County. Through his non-profit Carr Cares Foundation, Carr donated $10,000 to a […]

Cavs let Lightning escape at end

LAPEER – Carman-Ainsworth lost a football heartbreaker to Lapeer for the second straight year last Friday, falling to the Lightning 21-14 on a last-minute touchdown at Fitzpatrick Field. The Cavaliers, the only team to come within 20 points of Lapeer the last two regular seasons, twice came from behind to tie the Lightning and twice had the ball in Lapeer […]

Carman-Ainsworth enrollment up slightly

FLINT TWP. — After steadily declining enrollment for several years, enrollment at Carman-Ainsworth Schools increased by 13 students this school year. C-A reported 4,345 students enrolled in K-12 programs for the mandatory 2015- 16 Student Count Day held on the first Wednesday in October by all Michigan public schools. The official count is important because it determines the amount of […]

Selection Sunday Show goes global

The annual Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Selection Show on FOX Sports Detroit will air at 7 p.m. on October 25 to announce the high school football playoff pairings. The MHSAA announced last week that the Show will also be streamed online at FoxSportsDetroit.com. All playoff pairings will also be posted to the MHSAA website following the Selection Show […]


RIVALRY – Even local businesses got into the spirit of last Saturday’s Big Game between cross-state rivals, which ultimately saw the University of Michigan fall to Michigan State University 27-23.

Firebirds top 67’s on ‘Pink Out’ night

FLINT — It doesn’t seem to have taken too long for the Ontario Hockey League’s Flint Firebirds to gel as a team, and on Friday, the scoring finally exploded as Flint cruised to a 7-4 win over the Ottawa 67’s in front of 3,452 fans at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center. The game was a Pink Out, promoting […]

TeenQuest to host graduation Oct. 22

FLINT – Hundreds of proud parents and family members will gather Thursday, Oct. 22 to celebrate the 120 students who successfully completed the first TeenQuest session of the 2015-16 school year. The graduation ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. at Riverfront Banquet Center, 1 W. Riverfront Center, in downtown Flint. Managed by the Flint & Genesee Chamber, TeenQuest is a […]

Lions: A win is a win

Fat Guy Corner

The Lions win a game and will avoid hearing all the 0-16 talk that was headed their way. The win was ugly and it took overtime to do it but a 37-34 win is in the win column. I can say that the game was entertaining to watch as a fan. The problem is, the Lions struggled to defeat a […]

Rowe president advises CAHS students

FLINT TWP. — Engineering offers something for everyone, said Leanne Panduren, P.E., president of Rowe Engineering, in a presentation last week o pre-engineering students in the Carman-Ainsworth High School Project Lead The Way (PLTW) program. Panduren, a civil engineer, talked about her career path and other engineering fields and requirements. Her PowerPoint presentation showed mechanical engineers working in automotive facilities; […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Cavalier girls finished eighth with 264 points at the Kayla O’Mara Invitational Saturday. Linden won the event with 62 points. Arianna Vantine was 57th in 25:45.2, Bailey Curtis was 59th in 26:50.9, Khalia McGruder was 60th in 27:24.9 and Devin Foster was 61st in 27:29.0. Chante Boyd was 62nd in 27:33.7, Laura Depew was 64th in 28:20.0, […]