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Posen baseball wraps up Little Dipper title

AU GRES-Travis and Jared Sharpe combined for two stellar pitching performances and the Posen baseball team wrapped up the North Star League's Little Dipper Division title with two wins over Au Gres on Monday.Posen (11-9-1, 9-5-1 NSL, 7-0 NSL Little Dipper) won the first game 14-0 (5 innings) ...

Tale of two games

By JAMESANDERSENNews Sports EditorThe Alpena girls soccer team began Saturday's Sunrise Side Soccer Challenge Cup with a bang, but ended with a thud.The Wildcats dominated their opener against Tawas en route to a 4-1 win, but couldn't recapture that momentum in the championship game against Ann ...

Alpena track and field team shines at Ogemaw

OGEMAW-HEIGHTS-The Alpena High School track and field team competed at the Falcon Invite on Friday. Despite the weather being cold and rainy, the Wildcats did extremely well.There were 15 schools in attendance, seven of which were large school the division and the rest made up the small school ...

NSL track and field teams compete at Falcon Invite

OGEMAW-HEIGHTS - There were four North Star League track and field team competing over the weekend at the Falcon Invite in Ogemaw-Heights.Whittemore-Prescott boys led the way scoring 207 points to finish first in the small school division. Fairview finished fifth, Oscoda finished sixth and ...

Travel Soccer

The Alpena U-14 Travel Soccer team split a pair of games over the weekend. Alpena defeated Petoskey in game one, winning by a final score of 4-1.Alpena opened the scoring 12 minutes into the game when Anna Young scored on a corner kick from Macy Dickinson. Petoskey quickly responded, netting a ...

A huge comeback

POSEN - After defeating Mio 8-7 in the first game of the day, the Posen softball team met with Pickford/Cedarville in the championship game of the Wozniak Invitational.Despite trailing 10-2 in the fifth inning, the Vikings rallied with an improbable comeback to win the game 11-10 and take home ...

Break-A-Leg 5K Results

The Thunder Bay Theatre Break-A-Leg 5K occurred last Saturday.Results are as follows:Last Name/Race Number/Race TimeTraynham98018:36Oliver98120:06Pennoni65920:56Rondeau 66422:13Zaborney68922:16Burrone 99222:39Brooks99023:07Fairchild63023:08Bruning61823:13Taratuta67323:52Foust ...

TBJH Track

The Thunder Bay Junior High track team traveled to Cadillac for a duel against the Vikings on Thursday. The junior Wildcats had another good outing and won 11 of 17 events as the final score was 75-64.First place finishers were Kelly Stark in the 70 (9.6), Matt Fesler in the 100 (12.9), Drew ...

TBJH Track

On Wednesday, the Thunder Bay Junior High track teams traveled to Cheboygan for a quad meet with Cheboygan, Sault Ste. Marie and St. Ignace.It was a solid day for the Thunder Bay track team as they earned 12 of 17 first place points. Avery Burrone won the 3200m (11:52), Drew Seabase won the ...

A missed opportunity

A fast start looked promising for the Alpena High baseball team on Thursday. But a sputtering finish ultimately dashed the Wildcats' hopes for victory.Despite leading Traverse City Central 3-1 after five innings, the Wildcats were plagued by a few mistakes in the sixth inning and watched the ...

Alpena celebrates Senior Day with victory

There is no better way to celebrate senior day than by sweeping a conference rival and that's exactly what the Alpena softball team did on Thursday as the Wildcats kept their Big North Conference title hopes alive against Traverse City Central.The Wildcats took game one by a score of 4-0 behind ...

Alpena earns Big North win over Ogemaw Heights

The Alpena girls soccer team made the most of its opportunities on Thursday.Chloe Ferguson and Kourtney Jones each scored a goal and the Wildcats topped Ogemaw Heights 2-0 at Wildcat Stadium in a Big North Conference game.After the start of the game was delayed by almost 40 minutes due to ...

Weather shortens night on the diamond for area teams

HILLMAN - The Hillman baseball team earned a victory over Rogers City on Thursday, winning by a score of 7-2.Kyler Moir took the mound for Hillman and was sharp yet again tossing six innings, allowing three hits, two earned runs and struck out five, while picking up the win.Offensively the ...

Steinke’s next step

By JONNY ZAWACKINews Sports WriterAll of the hard work that Dylan Steinke has put in since he was in little league has finally paid off as he will play baseball at the collegiate level. Steinke signed his Letter of Intent last week to continue his career at Delta College."I chose Delta because ...

Alpena JV baseball team takes two at Tawas

TAWAS - There were no shortage of runs scored by the Alpena JV baseball team as they continued to light up the scoreboard on Wednesday night, sweeping a doubleheader against Tawas.The Wildcats came out on top in a high scoring game one, coming from behind to win by a final of 15-11. Alpena was ...

Jessica Resnick prepares to end stellar career at Eckerd College

By JONNY ZAWACKINews Sports WriterAfter graduating from Alpena High School in 2012, Jessica Resnick had many options because of her work inside the classroom. She received offers from Michigan State University, Kalamazoo College and University of Michigan, but it was her love and passion for ...

A mistake-filled day

Lately, Alpena High baseball coach Phil Schultz has been trying to figure out a remedy for the Wildcats' woes, trying to find something that will lead to more consistency and better overall play as Alpena draws closer to the postseason.Unfortunately for Schultz and the Wildcats, the answer ...

Wildcats beat Ogemaw, keep title hopes alive

The Alpena softball team kept up its winning ways on Tuesday, sweeping a crucial Big North Conference doubleheader against Ogemaw Heights, shutting out the Falcons in both games-3-0 and 12-0- to come away victorious.Lauren Heath dominated on the mound, leading the Wildcats to a game one win. ...

Hillman softball splits with Bulldogs

INDIAN RIVER - The Hillman softball team split a doubleheader against Inland Lakes on Tuesday.The Tigers dropped a close one in game one, losing by a final score of 4-2. Vanessa Schook started and got hit with the loss, allowing seven hits and striking out seven.At the plate, Schook had two ...

TBJH Track

The Thunder Bay Junior High track teams competed in Gaylord last Thursday against Gaylord and Traverse City East Junior Highs. The final results ended in a tie between Gaylord and Alpena with 48.5 points. Traverse City scored 77 points for the win.First place finishes went to Gabe Bullis in ...