2017-12-07

Motorcycle Club Ice Race benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters



FLINT — The Flint Motorcycle Club will host their 58th Annual Motorcycle Ice Race Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Rd. All proceeds from the event will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flint and Genesee County. Funds raised support one-to-one mentoring services for local youth. The Flint Motorcycle Club has traditionally used […]

Seniors will lead Cavs into the ring




FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth wrestling team will be led by its seniors this season. The Cavs did lose a decorated senior class to graduation including Damion Wilkes, who placed at districts, Ronald Roland, who placed at states, and Grayden Hamilton, who also placed at states. According to assistant coach Michael Gross, many of the current crop of seniors are still […]

In brief



Township police planning church security training FLINT TWP. — Overwhelming public response to church security seminars offered by the Michigan State Police Training Academy have filled up two sessions, leaving no more room for many people interested in attending, said Police Chief George Sippert, who announced the training last month. To accommodate those left out, the township police are planning […]

Cavaliers will swim as co-ed team this season




FLINT TWP. – Seven seniors will lead the co-ed varsity swim and dive team at Carman-Ainsworth this winter. Girls are swimming on the boys’ team because of lack of numbers to field a team in the fall when girls’ traditionally swim. Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) rules allow girls to compete on boys’ teams when they cannot compete in […]

Saturday registration event at MCC, Dec. 9



FLINT — Mott Community College is looking for students who are READY to get MORE out of life. To help students complete the necessary steps toward enrollment, Mott Community College (MCC) will be open Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Flint Campus. Saturday hours give current and prospective students an opportunity to complete enrollment processes for […]

Red Wings, Generals alumni game returns for fourth year




FLINT – For the fourth year in a row, the Dort Federal Event Center will host a Detroit Red Wings- Flint Generals alumni game Friday. The game will faceoff at 7 p.m. and all of the proceeds from the contest will be donated to the Kris Perani Hockey Foundation. “For the fourth consecutive year, it will be great to see […]

Old Newsboys annual paper sale is Dec. 8



GENESEE COUNTY — The Old Newsboys of Flint will be holding their annual newspaper sale on Dec. 8. Our volunteers will be on street corners throughout Genesee County as well as in front of some local businesses. For a complete list of where you can donate, go to their Facebook Page www.facebook.com/onbflint/ or contact their office at 810-744-1840. “This is […]

Lady Cavs off to 4-0 start




FLINT TWP. – The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team remains undefeated on the season as the Cavs defeated Grand Blanc 62-47 on Tuesday. Carman-Ainsworth jumped out to a massive 19-4 lead in the opening quarter. Grand Blanc tried to close the gap before the half, outscoring the Cavaliers 14-8 in the second for a 27-18 lead at the break. Carman-Ainsworth kept […]

Donate blood and give more life



GENESEE COUNTY — The best gifts can’t be bought in a store. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give more life by giving blood this December. Alison Wissen knows the power of blood donations. She received 22 units of blood products after experiencing complications during childbirth. “I truly owe my life to blood donors,” she said. “Even the […]

Firebirds take two of three; Cavallin gets first win




WINDSOR, Ont. – The Flint Firebirds seem to be getting back on the right track after taking two wins in a three-game weekend stand, including a 4-3 overtime win at the Windsor Spitfires. It was the first Ontario Hockey League victory in the young career of goaltender Luke Cavallin. Cavallin recorded 30 saves on the night. Windsor struck very early […]