Cavs capture league crown by beating undefeated Dow

MIDLAND — Carman -Ainsworth’s varsity football team beat previously undefeated Midland Dow on its own turf last Friday night to capture the Saginaw Valley League-Blue title, 34-27. The win was the fifth in a row for the Cavaliers after losing two of their first three contests this season. The sixth victory of the year accomplished plenty for Carman-Ainsworth as it […]

Carman Cougars distributing winter gear for kids

FLINT TWP. — A child without snow boots or other winter gear cannot play outside during recess at school, nor make snow angels or enjoy many other winter activities. But that is less likely to happen to elementary school students at Carman-Ainsworth who will be properly outfitted for cold weather, thanks to Carman Cougars Charities Corp. The third annual Keeping […]

In brief

Fish fry FLINT TOWNSHIP – The Swartz Creek VFW, 3131 S. Elms Road, will serve fish dinners from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. – L.R. Broasted chicken dinner GAINES TOWNSHIP – The Knights of Columbus will host an all-you-can-eat broasted chicken dinner from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at the St. Joseph Parish Hall, […]

Salvation Army now accepting applications for Christmas help

FLINT — Those in need of help with toys and food for the holiday season will have the option of two locations to apply again this year. The Salvation Army will take applications for Christmas assistance for Genesee County residents from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, Thursday, Oct. 27, and Friday, Oct. 28 at both the Beecher […]

MCC hosts regional college fair

FLINT — College shopping is made easy at the Mott Community College (MCC) 33rd Annual Regional College Fair Oct. 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the main campus at 1401 E. Court Street in Flint. There will also be a Transfer Fair for currently enrolled MCC students from 1 to 3 p.m. Representatives from dozens of colleges and universities […]

Cavs cruise in district playoff opener

SAGINAW – The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ soccer team (1-7) traveled up to the Saginaw Soccer Complex on Tuesday to begin their postseason journey with a 7-0 win over Saginaw/Saginaw Arthur Hill (0-5). Game details, however, were not reported as we went to press Wednesday. The Cavaliers will now move on to today’s semifinal to take on Grand Blanc (11-5-5) at 7 […]

Coaches, athletes mentor students on leadership

GRAND BLANC – It was an opportunity of a lifetime for several area students to gain many different perspectives on leadership last Wednesday at the Genesys Athletic Club in Grand Blanc. Some of the best coaches and athletes from around the Flint area showed up to mentor the group of young student athletes from 22 different high schools. The cast […]

Cleveland – City of Champs

Fat Guy Corner

The American League baseball playoffs are a complete shocker to me. The Cleveland Windians (a great play on words if I do say so myself) are up a stunning 3-0 on the Toronto Blue Jays. The Tribe’s starting pitching has shut down the bats faster than I can run to the kitchen on a commercial break. Where are the explosive […]

Cavs draw Fenton in football playoffs

Sunday, October 23, 2016, 8:10 p.m. – FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth football drew Fenton in the Div. 2 football playoffs. Carman-Ainsworth 6-3 will travel to Fenton 7-2. Teams have until Monday morning to choose a Friday or Saturday playing date.


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