2016-05-19

Mayday! response

Bishop Airport holds ‘Live Disaster Drill’


FLINT TWP. — A call came out last Thursday morning that a plane had crashed on takeoff at Bishop International Airport and Flint Township firefighters were first on the scene. Fortunately, the call was only a “Live Disaster Drill” which is required to be held every three years to give emergency responders practice for a real event. To begin the […]

Cavaliers head to Midland to start regionals today




MIDLAND – Carman-Ainsworth will take a young team into the Div. 1 tennis regional today and it’s a loaded one that includes No. 1-ranked Midland Dow and No. 8-ranked Traverse City Central. The winner and runner up at No. 1 Singles automatically advances to the state meet. Teams have to win, place second or earn the 18 points to move […]

Board honors Baker College Cyber Defense Team champs




FLINT TWP. — The township board presented a certificate achievement to the Baker College of Flint cyber defense team for winning the 2016 Michigan Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC). Baker-Flint President Wen Hemingway was on hand at the recognition along with Doug Witten, Baker College of Flint associate dean of computer information systems; Greg Kent, computer technology instructor; and John […]

Loving me some Nyquist

Fat Guy Corner

The Preakness Stakes 2016 will feature undefeated Nyquist, as he seeks the second leg of the Triple Crown on Saturday. Nyquist was the fourth-straight favorite to win the Kentucky Derby. There were many naysayers coming into the Derby about Nyquist’s perfect record. I say Nyquist proved the naysayers wrong. I loved Nyquist, as I thought he was the best horse […]

Hagerman Foundation provides funding for Y Safe Places



FLINT — The YMCA of Greater Flint is proud to announce The Hagerman Foundation provided Y Safe Places with a $25,000 grant. Y Safe Places is an offsite summer and after school program offered by the YMCA of Greater Flint and supported through the Ruth Mott Foundation and YMCA of Greater Flint Foundation and serves over 800 local children every […]

All-Star football game to be held at Davison



DAVISON – Davison head coach Kyle Zimmerman, in association with the Brandon Carr Foundation, was the driving force behind the first-ever high school football All-Star game. The contest, which is called the Flint Area All-Star Game, will be held at Cardinal Stadium at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 11 and feature some of the top seniors from teams across the area. […]

C-A showcases STEM curriculum




FLINT TWP. — From stem to stern and top to bottom, Carman- Ainsworth highlighted its K-12 STEM curriculum at a free public showcase last week. STEM is short for science, technology, engineering and mathematics which is a primary education focus right now to prepare students for jobs of the future. At the free Family STEM Night event, students learned STEM […]

Golf Outings



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C-AHS wins Spirit Cup, benefits the food bank




FLINT TWP. — Fresh from winning the 2016 ABC12 Spirit Cup annual school contest last week, students from CAHS headed over to the township board meeting Monday night for special recognition for that achievement. Tom Klee, a CAHS instructor and announcer, credited a “community effort’ with beating out stiff competition to reclaim the trophy presented each year to the school […]

ROUNDUP



BASEBALL Carman-Ainsworth fell to Bay City Western 14-1 on Monday at home. The Cavs had just two hits for the contest while giving up 10. Aaron Gagnon and Hunter Travis both went 1-for-2, Jerome had a RBI and Cooper Betancourt scored once. After falling behind 2-0 in the second inning, the Cavaliers gave up another run in the third to […]