Scholar-Athletes, Teacher of the Year recognized

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth student scholar-athletes and staff were honored at a luncheon and awards ceremony held on Wednesday, April 26 at the Horizon’s Conference Center in Saginaw, according to a press release. Two students and a teacher from each member school were recognized at this program. This year’s C-A honorees are: Teacher of the Year –Matt Young Male Scholar-Athlete […]

Baseball and Miracles

A triumph over traditional norms

MUNDY TWP. — The love of baseball transcends American geographic boundaries and a local Grand Blanc high school student is in the business of making sure it can leap over other challenges as well. Inspired by his aunt’s involvement with the organization, GBHS junior Brian Caine, is realizing a dream in having found a home for a Miracle League baseball […]

In brief

Local soldiers lost in battle to be memorialized GENESEE COUNTY — During Memorial Day weekend, millions of NASCAR fans watching the Coca-Cola 600 on FOX will notice something a little different about the race cars. In tribute to U.S. Armed Forces members who have fallen in service to their country, all 40 NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will […]

Cavaliers, Davison split baseball doubleheader

FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth baseball team split Monday’s doubleheader with Davison. Carman- Ainsworth eked past Davison in the opener, winning 2-1. Davison took the nightcap 8-3. Carman-Ainsworth won the first game with a walk off winning run in the bottom of the seventh. Davison’s bats were on fire in the late game with six hits in one inning […]

Volunteers complete 9th annual park clean-up

FLINT TWP. — They came, they cleaned, they conquered. For the 9th year in a row, a group of volunteers came together for an annual clean-up and beautification of the Flint Township Park on Norko Drive. Formerly called Join Hands Day, the effort this year was renamed Youth Action Day. Spearheaded by The Gleaner, Greater Flint Area Arbor (a fraternal […]

Softball team swept by league rival Davison

DAVISON – The Carman- Ainsworth softball team traveled to Davison on Monday and took a pair of losses to their Saginaw Valley League rivals, 18-3 and 16-3. The first game ended after just three innings with all three of the Cavs’ runs coming in the final frame. They also racked up three hits. The nightcap took five innings and began […]

EDC ponders DDA proposal

FLINT TWP. — Ramping up quickly in its first three meetings, the reactivated Economic Development Corporation has already pushed through a Brownfield Redevelopment Authority to address blighted and functionally obsolete properties in the township. It is now pondering the creation of a Downtown Development Authority to fund other needed community improvements The township does not have a formal downtown but […]


The top two teams and top two individuals in each event automatically move on. Anyone meeting time standards also advanced. The top eight in each event medaled. Div. 1 Regional at Saginaw Heritage 5-19-17 BOYS Traverse City Central 103.5, Traverse City West 101, Alpena 80, Bay City Western 53.5, Carman- Ainsworth 50.5, Flushing 46, Midland 44.5, Mt. Pleasant 44, Davison […]

WFBA announces 2017 scholarship winners

FLINT TWP. — The West Flint Business Association presented its annual $2,500 scholarships to three local students, at its May meeting last week. The group is now on summer hiatus until September. The winners are Hailey Baltosser, Noah Burt and Milton Straham III. Baltosser and Straham were present to receive their awards but Burt had a prior commitment. Baltosser is […]


GOLF The Cavaliers were at the Saginaw Valley League championship last Wednesday at the Fortress in Frankenmuth, finishing ninth with a 416. Flint Powers Catholic took first with a 303, Midland placed second with a 326 and Lapeer secured third with a 327. Aaron Floyd carded an 86 to lead Carman-Ainsworth on the day. Tyson Fields shot a 94, John […]