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FLINT Small Business Workshops in June FLINT — A wide variety of top level small business workshops scheduled in June are being announced by the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC). Workshops are open to anyone but have been selected especially for Flint businesses that want to start or grow. Workshops are free or very low cost due to additional […]

Board spending general funds to pave residential street

FLINT TWP. — Once again this year, the township board has decided to dip into its general fund to pay for road repairs. The board voted 5-2 last week to add a milling and paving project on Woodkrest Drive to this year’s road repairs at an estimated cost of $50,941.48, to be paid entirely with township funds. The board has […]

Baseball districts begin next week

FLUSHING – While the rest of the district drew a bye for the opening round of the Div. 1 baseball district at Flushing, Carman-Ainsworth (8-16 overall) begins on May 31 at 4 p.m. against Flint Metro League rival Swartz Creek (5-6 Flint Metro League). The winner of that game advances to the semifinals against Kearsley (2-10 Metro) on June 4 […]

Golfers head to Traverse City for district

TRAVERSE CITY – Carman-Ainsworth traveled nearly 200 miles to play a tough course in a tough field for today’s Div. 1 district golf tournament. The Cavaliers joined 11 other teams on the tight Spruce Course at the Grand Traverse Resort, looking to earn one of six qualifying berths for next week’s regional. The top six teams and top six individuals […]

Softball districts begin next week

FLUSHING – Carman-Ainsworth (9-15) begins the postseason this coming week at the Flushing (2-17) district. Other potential opponents include Swartz Creek (3-9), Kearsley (18-6) and Saginaw Heritage (2-8). Although there are no state-ranked teams in the district, Kearsley is always tough and the rest of the field can’t be taken lightly, either. Carman-Ainsworth begins on Tuesday against Swartz Creek at […]

Cavaliers face tough district

FLINT Carman-Ainsworth (4-10) opens play at the Division 1 in Oxford Tuesday at noon against Flushing (6-2- 1). The winner of that match will face Davison (2-4-1) in one of the semifinals at 7 p.m. June 2. Grand Blanc (14-1-6) and Swartz Creek (8-5-2) also play an opening round match May 31 at noon and host Oxford (6-3-6) faces off […]

Nyquist failed me – no triple crown winner in 2016

Fat Guy Corner

The Preakness Stakes ended the undefeated win streak of Nyquist on Saturday. The winner was Exaggerator, who mowed down the field with an impressive win on the sloppy track. Exaggerator seems to shine when the weather turns to rain. He just loves the slop and proved it at the Preakness. I know that last week I gave you Nyquist as […]


TRACK The Cavaliers had six different runners and throwers make the state finals at the Davison regional last Friday. The top two in each event and the top two teams advance. Kahlil Johnson qualified in the discus. Cahlil Brownlee made it in the 300 and 110 hurdles, the long jump and is part of the 1600 relay team. Juwan Willis […]

Coming and going

C-A board OKs leadership changes

FLINT TWP. — A transition in leadership for Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools entailed three actions by the school board at its meeting last week. The first was approving the contract for new Superintendent Eddie L. Kindle, who was appointed in early April and will take the helm on June 4. For the past two years, he has served as assistant superintendent […]

Two Cavaliers sign to continue careers

FLINT – Two athletes from Carman- Ainsworth signed national letters of intent to continue their careers in college. Sydney Cunningham signed to play volleyball at Northeastern Oklahoma State and Emily Johnson signed to continue her soccer career at Concordia University in Chicago. Cunningham also considered Savannah State University. But the opportunity at Northeastern Oklahoma was just a better fit. “It […]