Senior Center gets renewed 5-year lease

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township/Carman-Ainsworth Senior Center has a new lease on life. Well, actually a renewed one. The township board approved a fiveyear lease for the center for which rent is $1 per year paid through December 31,2020 when the lease expires. Terms of the lease have not changed from the previous lease. it covers the usual tenant/landlord […]

Softball team eliminated

Sarah Thurston and the Carman- Ainsworth softball team were eliminated from the district playoffs last Tuesday against Swartz Creek, 10-0. Creek moved on to the semifinal, falling to Kearsley, 3-0, while Saginaw Heritage shut out Flushing in the other semifinal, 6-0. Heritage eventually won the district with an 8-5 victory over Kearsley. — B.P.

Robotics team research project scores first place

FLINT TWP. — MO’ Peeps, the First Lego League (FLL) robotics team based at Carman- Ainsworth Rankin Elementary are continuing their winning ways. At an FLL international robotics tournament May 10-22 in California, the team won first place for their research project about the environmental hazard of Styrofoam food trays. Also their robot placed 16th in a field of 72 […]

Hicks to attend GRCC

FLINT – Carman-Ainsworth volleyball player Che’Anne Hicks recently signed her national letter of intent to continue her volleyball career next season at Grand Rapids Community College, Hicks was also considering Prairie View A&M, Henry Ford Community College and Mercyhurst University. The reason Hicks chose the school was two-fold. She felt the team had a great coach, Chip Will, and she […]

In brief

Senior center fundraiser FLINT TWP. — Vendors are being sought to participate in a Parking Lot Sale to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 pm. Friday, July 15 at the Flint Township/Carman- Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Road he senior center. Interested sellers can rent a parking spot for $5 each. To reserve a spot, call the center […]

Golfer falls short in regional

OXFORD – Aaron Floyd represented Carman-Ainsworth in the Division 1 golf regional last Wednesday but saw his season end there. The Cavs junior shot 115 at Boulder Pointe to fall well short of the top three individual scores that advanced to the state finals. The top three teams and top three individuals not on those teams advanced to the state […]

Free bowling event at Richfield Bowl

FLINT — Richfield Bowl’s Kids Bowl Free Family Fun Night, in partnership with Genesee District Library and Bowl Flint will celebrate the kick-off of the Summer Reading Challenge with a family fun night of cosmic glow bowling at Richfield Bowl on June 10 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The national theme for the Summer Reading Challenge is Get in the […]

State-ranked Grand Blanc wins district

OXFORD – The No. 5 ranked Grand Blanc Bobcats won the district title at Oxford by defeating Davison 2-0 Friday. The Bobcats had reached the final by knocking off Lapeer 4-0 in the semifinals last Thursday. The Cardinals defeated Flushing 1-0 in the other semifinal to reach the title tilt. Flushing had eliminated Carman- Ainsworth 8-0 in an opening round […]

Pre-Amber alert

It’s 11 p.m. Do you know where your children are? Growing up in Detroit in the 1970s, I heard that nightly broadcasted public service announcement. It was a moot point. The ironclad rule at our house was to be on the porch when the streetlights came on or face punishment. We were allowed to sit out late on hot summer […]

Cavaliers medal in six events at state meet

HUDSONVILLE — Carman Ainsworth medaled in six different events at the Division 1 state finals Saturday. The Cavaliers earned hardware in four running events and two field events. The top eight in each event earn medals and All-State honors. Boys medal winners 400 – 5. Kyle Mason 49.22; 110 hurdles – 6. Cahlil Brownlee 14.68; 300 hurdles – 5. Brownlee […]