Postseason begins for area girls’ golf teams

HARTLAND – Sometimes you have to make journeys on your own. Carman-Ainsworth’s Sloan Barclay was on course at the Div. 1 girls’ golf regional at Hartland yesterday, the lone representative of her team. The Cavs have only put up one or two others along with Barclay this season because caoch Bob Blaylock says they just weren’t ready for varsity competition. […]

State-ranked teams will test area tennis teams in regionals

SAGINAW – Area high school tennis teams begin their quest for a state finals berth today and tomorrow. Teams have to win their regional, place second or earn 18 points to move on. The winner and runner-up at No. 1 Singles earn automatic spots at the state meet. In Div. 1, Grand Blanc, which has already won the Kensington Lakes […]

Cavs prevail in shoot-out win over BC Central

BAY CITY – Byron Gates ran for 212 yards and three touchdowns last Friday night as Carman-Ainsworth prevailed in a seesaw league battle against host Bay City Central, 43-34. Gates played a key role in a contest that saw two unbeaten teams in the Saginaw Valley- Blue Conference amass more than 900 yards of offense between them. Gates accounted for […]

Beauty school abruptly closed

FLINT TWP. — For the second time in a month, a local specialty training schools has permanently closed without warning, leaving its students stranded. On Wednesday, September 28, Regency Beauty Institute closed all 79 of its campuses nationwide, including the one at 4205 Miller Road. Students arrived Thursday morning to find themselves locked out and a notice posted giving the […]

Firebirds roll to 3rd consecutive win

FLINT – After winning two of their first three games, the Ontario Hockey League’s Flint Firebirds picked up right where they left off this past weekend with another two victories, most recently a dramatic 5-4 overtime win over the Ottawa 67’s at the Dort Federal Event Center on Sunday. With less than a minute remaining in the first period, Ryan […]

More meeting dates set for township name change exploration committee

FLINT TWP. — A preliminary meeting last week to discuss changing the township’s name resulted in a plan to move forward including future meeting dates. Supervisor Karyn Miller introduced Jerry Preston as chairperson of a committee being formed to explore the name change suggestion. Preston previously headed a committee that led to passage of the township’s anti-panhandling ordinance in early […]

Hello October, goodbye Tigers

Fat Guy Corner

October baseball is here! The fact that the Detroit Tigers are non-participants is disheartening. The big free agent offseason moves of Jordan Zimmerman and Justin Upton were not enough to put the Tigers in the playoffs. The slow start of Justin Upton was a horrible watch all summer. I realize that the last two months he played very well, but […]

It’s C-A Homecoming Week

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth students and staff have been caught up in the festivity and pageantry of Homecoming all week, leading up to the parade on Friday and the big game and dance on Saturday. This year’s theme is Throwback/90’s Cartoons which will be represented in class parade floats. Seniors chose Scooby Doo; Juniors will have Teenage Mutant Ninja […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Lady Cavaliers were 17th with 449 and the boys were 19th with 570 at the Greater Flint Championships on Tuesday. Rayven Brantley led the girls in 84th in 24:25.22. Mikaiah Holbrook was 101st in 25:09.16, Bailey Curtis was 109th in 25:32.45, Mikayla Holbrook was 110th in 25:36.38, Arianna Vantine was 111th in 25:38.51 and Chante Boyd was […]

Police: Homeowner shot in his yard

FLINT TWP. — On Wednesday, September 28 at approximately 11:40 pm, Flint Township Police responded to a shooting in the 1000 block of W. Whittemore Ave. near Fenton and Bristol roads. Upon arrival, officers located a 35-yearold male Flint Township resident who had been shot multiple times. He was transported to a local hospital where he was listed in critical […]