Flint Powers Catholic advances to girls regional soccer finals
FLINT – Powers Catholic is headed to the girls regional soccer finals. The Chargers won their semifinal game 4-0 Wednesday against Almont, putting them in the 6 p.m. Division 3 regional championship game against host Williamston. Caralyn Haas, Grace Cameron and Lexie Affrica scored first-half goals for Powers before Haas completed the scoring in the second half with her second of the game. Powers will take a 14-3-3 record into the regional championship game while Williamston is 14-2-1. The Division 2 championship game is June 18 at Michigan State.mlive.com
Michigan woman killed in single car crash along M-53, police looking for witnesses
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, MI -- An investigation is underway after a 47-year-old Almont woman was killed Monday in a single-car crash on northbound M-53 near 21 Mile Road. According to a press release from the Shelby Township Police Department, the crash was reported around 12:02 p.m. Monday after witnesses saw a Ford Expedition leave the freeway and drive into the woods. The driver of the vehicle was the lone occupant at the time and was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have yet to determine why the car may have possibly left the road. Anyone with information on the crash or who was a witness is asked to contact Sgt.mlive.com
Flint-area basketball scoreboard for Feb. 25, 2022
(More scores will be added if they’re reported)BoysInternational Academy 73, Brimley 71Bendle 86, Atherton 76Carman-Ainsworth 59, Mount Pleasant 24Hamady 51, Flint 39Fenton 55, Flushing 53Imlay City 37, Almont 36Genesee 60, Kingston 41Lake Fenton 54, Ortonville Brandon 36GirlsLinden 63, Kearsley 27Genesee Christian 58, Bentley 21Goodrich 54, Clio 35Flushing 40, Fenton 28Durand 46, Montrose 32Chesaning 62, Mt. Morris 32Ovid-Elsie 38, New Lothrop 26LakeVille 37, Byron 31Corunna 67, Owosso 40MORE:Flushing’s Olivia Groulx voted Athlete of WeekComplete Athlete of the Week votingEvents being live streamed by NFHS Networkmlive.com
Metro Detroit high school boys and girls basketball scores from Friday, Dec. 10
Most scores are reported through the Associated Press and the MHSAA. To add your missing score, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the results. Detroit HFA vs. Dearborn Divine Child, ccd. Roseville vs. Warren Mott, ccd. Salem vs. Waterford Kettering, ccd.mlive.com
Flint basketball highlights: New Lothrop’s Brooke Wenzlick scores 25, Genesee Christian’s Ava Boike bags 27
Brooke Wenzlick scored 25 points Monday to lead New Lothrop in a 49-33 season-opening win over Almont. Oakland Christian 52, Genesee Christian 32Ava Boike kicked off Genesee Christian’s season by scoring 27 points in a 52-32 loss to Oakland Christian. Boike scored eight points in the first quarter, four in the second, eight in the third and seven in the fourth. North Branch 54, Cass City 49North Branch finished 10-11 last season while Cass City was 10-13. MORE:Powers, Imlay City agree: ‘It felt great’15 Flint-area boys basketball players to watchBeecher basketball team doesn’t expect sympathyNew rules give schools flexibility on fan limitsmlive.com
Saginaw-area football roundup: Frankenmuth, Ithaca move on with shutout wins
Reif, who completed 5 of 8 passes for 59 yards, ran 16 times for 96 yards, with Lindow adding 62 yards rushing. The Eagles advance to the Division 5 district championship game at Frankenmuth against 5-3 Corunna, which beat Richmond, 27-10, in the other bracket. Easton Armstrong added 85 yards rushing and a touchdown, while Bryson Huckeby ran for 43 yards and threw for 136. Caleb Beechler ran for two TDs, and Greg Grooms caught two TD passes for Mt. Hessbrook threw three TD passes, a 55-yarder to Zach Poff, a 19-yarder to Chad Pratt and a 25-yarder to Evan Houck.mlive.com
Week 2 of Michigan’s Best Doughnut takes us to 10 more finalists
PLEASANT, MI - We’re on Week 2 of our search for Michigan’s Best Doughnut, and we couldn’t be more excited! RELATED: See our first 11 finalists for Michigan’s Best DoughnutWe’re also visiting additional finalists that we picked from your “passionate plea” emails and other factors, such as poll placement. Michigan’s Best Doughnut - ItineraryWednesday, Oct. 7Cops & Donuts, ClareIgnite Donuts, Mt. Pleasant (Poll winner)Robaire’s Bakery, Mt. bakeryFollow our Michigan’s Best adventures on social media:@mlivemibest on Twitter@mlivemibest on InstagramFacebook at MLiveMIBest.mlive.com
Detroit man camps out in crawl space near ex-wife’s bed before confronting her with gun, police say
Detroit man camps out in crawl space near ex-wife’s bed before confronting her with gun, police sayPublished: February 28, 2020, 6:31 pmA Detroit man camped out in the crawl space of his ex-wife’s home before emerging and confronting her with a gun, police said.
How ex-wife used spare key to escape Detroit man who slept in shed, crawl space to kidnap her
Police detailed how a woman used a spare key and a canceled cash card to escape her ex-husband, who had spent nights hiding in her shed and crawl space before taking her hostage at gunpoint, threatening to kill her multiple times and driving her to an ATM, officials said.
Black students from Detroit 'spit on,' taunted with racial slurs during football game, school officials say
"Godfrey added: They called my student trainer a little monkey and they were saying: Who let them off their leashes? The disrespect toward the city, school, and players continued on social media after the game where Almont fans used numerous racist stereotypes. "At this time, we have no evidence of such behavior by members of our marching band, dance team, cheerleaders or student body." He added, We are cooperating with the authorities in attempting to identify those spectators who may have aggravated the confrontation by taunting Denby players. There is no circumstance in which it is appropriate for an adult spectator to interject themselves into a high school event.The Oakland County Sheriff's Office said it's also looking into the allegations.metrotimes.com
Michigan's largest deer processing facility severely damaged by fire
ALMONT, Mich. - An overnight fire severely damaged Michigan's largest deer processing facility. Country Smoke House in Almont burned for hours after it caught fire Thursday night. Country Smoke House is known for its jerky, smoked meats and barbecue. Francis suffered a severe heart attack before his father died. "We've had a rough roller coaster of 10 days, between his heart attack, my grandfather's passing away, now this," Stephanie Doss said.