Patrick Hayes

Patrick Hayes is a freelance writer with bylines for MLive, ESPN.com, the Detroit Free Press, and SB Nation. He also contributed an essay to "Happy Anyway: A Flint Anthology" by Belt Publishing. Follow him on Twitter (@patrick_hayes) and Instagram (@patrickhayes13) and see his work at www.patrickhayes.net. He and his two children live on Flint’s eastside.

Feature Story Flint NBA writers

Flintstones carving a new path to NBA — as writers


In The News ethans talent search 1
In The News Isla Hayes with UM-Flint ECDC teachers Jen Cozart (left) and Jessica Matusz during Double Dare Live at the Fox Theatre in Detroit.

A world class education, right here in Flint


Feature Story Ira Dorsey talks the Dayton Family, investing in youth, and supporting the arts in an interview.
In The News Neithercut Elementary is one of five Flint elementary schools participating in a new after-school program for both students and parents.

This after-school program in Flint targets parents, too


In The News Yo-Yo Ma performs during a Day of Action in Leipzig, Germany.

Yo-Yo Ma to perform, speak at free Flint event


In The News Yo-Yo Ma performs during a Day of Action in Leipzig, Germany.

Free event at Berston Field House features famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma


In The News Team President Costa Papista explains the history and significance of the name and logo for Flint's new semi-pro soccer team.
Feature Story Meleah Denson credits UM-Flint with giving her the support she needed to start a new career in nursing after her sister's death.

Tragedy helps UM-Flint graduate find new passion, career


In The News After the Tom's brand asked to use this photo, Patrick Hayes started thinking maybe Flint is the perfect fit for Toms.

Maybe Flint could be the perfect fit for Tom's


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