2017-10-26

Middle School robotics teams off to a winning start




FLINT TWP. – Repeat! Repeat! MoPeeps, the robotics team at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School are the reigning state champions from the 2016-17 VEX Robotics Competition. They took their winning ways all the way to the world meet. Can they do it again? Well, they’ve already earned the right to compete in the Eastern Michigan Regional Tournament taking place on February 10. […]

Grand Blanc soccer wins district title




LAPEER – The Grand Blanc boys’ soccer team claimed the Div. 1 district title on Saturday after beating Swartz Creek 3-1. Carman-Ainsworth was knocked out by Lapeer in the opening round. After Lapeer defeated the Cavaliers 3-0, Lapeer was topped by Grand Blanc 2-0, after the Bobcats had previously beaten Saginaw Arthur Hill 14-0 in the semis. Swartz Creek advanced […]

C-A reports two more ‘stranger danger’ incidents



FLINT TWP. – For the third time this month and second time in a week, Carman-Ainsworth Superintendent Eddie Kindle, sent out a letter to parents and guardians to make them aware of a “stranger danger” incident reported by students. The most recent incident was reported on Friday, October 20 by two high school students and one middle school student who […]

Cavs fall to Lapeer; still make playoffs




LAPEER – The Carman-Ainsworth varsity football team jumped out to an early lead, but ultimately fell to Lapeer 35-23 during last Friday’s road matchup. The Cavs opened the scoring for the game with a 22-yard field goal from Mohamed Farhan in the first quarter to lead 3-0. In the second quarter, Carman- Ainsworth connected on a 17-yard touchdown pass from […]

In brief



Church monthly diaper giveaway coming up FLINT TWP. — Hope United Methodist Church, 467 Beecher Rd, holds its’ monthly Diaper Bank giveaways on the first Thursday of every month. The next one is coming up on November 2. Diaper sizes to fit newborns to age six months are handed out free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. No identification […]

Weekend home stand ends in a split for the Firebirds




FLINT – The Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League split a weekend home stand. Sunday was the most recent game, which ended in a 6-1 loss to the Windsor Spitfires at the Dort Federal Event Center. Windsor scored on first period goals from Aaron Luchuk and Mathew MacDougall before Fedor Gordeev responded for Flint early in the second period. […]

West Nile found



A house sparrow in Genesee County has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This is the first positive report of WNV in Genesee County this year. More than 200 birds throughout the state have tested positive for West Nile virus this year. Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) reminds residents that the most effective way to protect against West Nile […]

Leaving my heart in Houston

Fat Guy Corner

The World Series teams are all set and we will have a new World Series champions in 2017. The Los Angeles Dodgers took out last year’s World Series champs, the Chicago Cubs, in five games. The Dodgers, who won 104 ball games over the season, will represent the National League. The Houston Astros defeated the New York Yankees in seven […]

Food Bank of Eastern Michigan kicks off Annual Holiday Campaign




The Hunger Solution Center hosted the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan’s community partners and local hunger-relief agencies last Wednesday morning to launch this year’s Annual Holiday Campaign to help feed those in need. Attending the kick off were various media partners, such as the View Newspaper Group, in addition to representatives from Kroger, VG’s, SpartanNash and the Flint Firebirds, including […]

Cavaliers gear up for volleyball districts




FLUSHING – The Carman- Ainsworth volleyball team begins the Class A District 9 playoffs on Monday. The entirety of the first round will be hosted by the higher seed with the semifinals and district championship played at Flushing. The Cavs, 10-21-5 on the season, will host Linden (3-4 Metro League) in the first round on Monday at 6 p.m. The […]