2017-06-15

Grind rallies to win in 4OT thriller




DAVISON – Saturday’s second annual Flint-area High School Football All-Star Game was something to behold. A tale of two halves would be an understatement. The Rise came out and struck early, holding the momentum in the opening half, but it was reversed throughout the second half, and in a four-overtime thriller, the Grind came back to win, 27-21. The game […]

New C-A Schools partnership will provide youth health services



FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth Community Schools has formed a new partnership with the Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools (RAHS) at Michigan Medicine that will offer fully comprehensive health services to school age youth throughout the community, according to a press release. Beginning in July. the program, housed at Carman-Ainsworth High School, will serve as an expansion of students’ existing […]

25th Bruin Classic set for next week




FLINT – The 25th annual Bruin All-Star Classic, presented by the Bruin Club of Genesee County and Mott Community College, is slated to kick off this upcoming week. All-star games of basketball, baseball, softball and volleyball will be played throughout an action-filled week that will highlight some of the area’s best athletes. The event begins with volleyball on Tuesday, June […]

In brief



Getting it right FLINT TWP. — An article in the June 8 edition about a proposed township online name-change survey should have said that Flint Township Trustee Carol Pfaff-Dahl said she did not want to exclude senior citizens who might not be computer savvy. The board was discussing alternate ways to survey community members who don’t use computers. — R.S. […]

SUMMER CAMPS & CLINICS



Editor’s Note: To have your camp/clinic listed, send details to Sports Editor Lisa Paine at lpaine@mihomepaper.com June 12-16: Girls’ soccer camp at North Branch High. 5-7 p.m. Open to girls who will be in grades 8-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. Cost: $30. Coached by varsity coach Rick Skelton June 19-21: Lady Broncos “Court” Camp 2017. Open to girls entering […]

Senior center buzzing with special events in coming months




FLINT TWP. — A full slate of regular activities is normal at the Carman- Ainsworth Senior Citizens Center on Graham Road, but the center will be a busy beehive for one-time events over the next few months. Next up, on Monday June 19 is a Communications Skills presentation at 9 a.m. Space is limited. Sign up in advance at the […]

GOLF OUTINGS



Golf Outings is provided by View Newspaper Group to give area service clubs, charitable organizations, non-profits, sports booster clubs and other civic and community organizations an opportunity to publicize their golf outings. If your group or club is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for a charitable or community cause, email your outing information to: avandaele@mihomepaper.com. Submissions subject to […]

Linden Rd. reconstruction under way



FLINT TWP. — The second phase of construction on Linden Road was scheduled to begin on Wednesday, June 14, according to a press release from the Genesee County Road Commission (GCRC). The GCRC began reconstruction of Linden Road from Lennon Road to Calkins Road in Flint Township on Monday, April 17. This project is broken into four separate phases. The […]

Firebirds gearing up for 2017-18 season



BY BRANDON POPE 810-452-2651 • bpope@mihomepaper.com FLINT – Although things typically slow down in the offseason, especially following the Ontario Hockey League Draft, the Flint Firebirds still have some things going on to help prepare them for the upcoming season. On May 31, they made the first step in doing just that. Flint announced the signing of Ethan Keppen, the […]