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LaTulip’s double-double propels Vikes past Hale

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POSEN — Not many players in the North Star League are playing as strong as Cami LaTulip right now. On Thursday, LaTulip recorded an impressive double-double with 21 points and 19 rebounds as she led the Posen girls basketball team to an important North Star League Little-Dipper division win ...

Alcona tops Mio for sixth straight victory

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LINCOLN—Three games in four nights? Not a problem for the Alcona girls basketball team. Taylor Livingston scored 21 points, Megan Grove added 10 and the Tigers defeated Mio 50-38 at home on Thursday in a North Star League contest. The win extended Alcona’s winning streak to six and ...

Wildcats come up short vs. Trojans on the road

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TRAVERSE CITY — The Alpena boys basketball team came up just a bit short in a come from behind second half effort against Traverse City Central on Thursday as the Wildcats fell by a final score of 51-46. Alpena trailed by 13 at the half, but came out firing on all cylinders in the third ...

ACC men fall in overtime at Delta Community College

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UNIVERSITY CENTER — The Alpena Community College men’s basketball team suffered another heartbreaking loss in overtime as they fell to Delta Community College 85-77. The Lumberjacks trailed by three late when Keaton Brewer nailed a three to send the game into overtime, but Alpena ...

Oscoda wins fourth straight despite Sharpe’s big night

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POSEN — The Oscoda basketball team traveled to Posen and defeated the Vikings by a final score of 68-51 on Wednesday night. The Owls were led by Grant Huebel with 20 points, Nathan Nagel scored 14 points and Brayden Mallak and Owen Franklin each added 13 points apiece. Jared Sharpe did ...

Swami caught in crossfire

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Games are just games and that is all they are. They are learning experiences for both coaches and players, everyone gets a little excited when the heat of a game is on, especially when calls or turnovers do not go their way. You learn from your mistakes. But to carry it to the extreme is ...

Making her presence known

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Alpena girls basketball coach Erin Andrews knew pretty quickly that Jade Schultz was going to be a good varsity player. “She’s a tremendous athlete. I knew she was going to be good the first time I watched her practice,” Andrews said. “She watches plays, she asks questions and she sees ...

Alcona scores in bunches to beat Posen

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POSEN — It is often said that basketball is a game of runs. The saying held true on Tuesday as the Alcona and Posen boys basketball teams went back and forth. In the end, it was the Tigers who put together a big third quarter and were able to fend off Posen for a 59-46 victory. “It’s ...

Fight to the finish

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LINCOLN—Jenelle Carpenter scored just one basket on Monday. It turned out to be the biggest one of the night. Carpenter scored with 2.2 seconds left to lift the Alcona girls basketball team past Posen 43-42 in a North Star League tilt at Alcona High School. Carpenter’s basket put the ...

Hillman runs win streak to 12

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HALE — A fast start led the Hillman girls basketball team to a big win over Hale on Monday. The Tigers earned their 12th victory in a row with a 68-42 victory in a North Star League contest. “We got off to a fast start and grabbed a double digit lead early. We moved the ball well ...

Alpena Warriors continue to ride hot streak

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The Alpena Warriors girls hockey team continued its winning ways, sweeping the Copper Country Kiwanis in two games at Northern Lights Arena last weekend. Alpena won the first game 4-0 and the second game 4-1 on Sunday. Saturday's player of the game Hunter Lundquist quarterbacked the Alpena ...

They’re oh so close

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The Alpena Community College men’s basketball team gave Schoolcraft a scare on Saturday. But try as they might the Lumberjacks couldn’t quite finish off the Ocelots and lost 81-74 at Park Arena. ACC (1-14, 0-7 MCCAA Eastern Conference) trailed by four with 3:25 to play, but couldn’t ...

Sandiha, Maholmes lead Schoolcraft past ACC

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Megan Sandiha and C’Erra Maholmes might quite the formidable pair on Saturday. The two Schoolcraft freshmen combined for 59 points and made things miserable for the Alpena Community College women’s basketball team, handing the Lumberjacks an 81-41 loss at Park Arena. The Lumberjacks ...

Alcona falls at home to Hale in boys hoops

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LINCOLN—Victory fell just short of the Alcona boys basketball team's grasp on Friday. Despite their best efforts to rally, the Tigers lost to Hale 42-39 in a North Star League contest at Alcona High School. Alcona (7-3, 5-2 NSL) trailed 32-22 after three quarters and outpaced the Eagles ...

In the driver’s seat

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Going into Friday night’s Big North Conference matchup against Traverse City West, the Alpena High hockey team knew what was at stake knew it needed a win. After falling behind by a goal after two periods, the Wildcats took advantage of two power-play opportunities in the third period and ...

Titans edge Wildcats in Big North contest

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The Alpena High boys basketball team just can’t seem to get over the hump in Big North Conference play. Brady Stoerkel scored 24 points and Traverse City West used a few timely runs to overtake the Wildcats 68-58 at Alpena High School on Friday. Alpena (6-5, 0-5 Big North) trailed by one, ...

Hillman scores early, often in win over Eagles

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FAIRVIEW—The Hillman boys basketball team used a dominant first quarter to route Fairview on Friday. The Tigers (9-0, 6-0 North Star League) jumped out to a 22-0 lead after one period and never looked back on their way to a 61-34 win. “We got off to a really nice, impressive start ...

ACC’s Ghidoni to continue athletic career at Ferris State

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Kolin Ghidoni has been an important member of the Alpena Community College cross country team the last two years, but Ghidoni’s work ethic and passion goes beyond that. Ghidoni’s hard work and passion continues to pay off as he will continue his athletic career as a member of the Ferris ...

Working for a win

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POSEN—The Posen girls basketball team got back to the .500 mark on Thursday. But the Vikings sure had to work for it. Cami LaTulip scored 20 points and Brooke Ciarkowski added 12 as the Vikings edged Mio 42-37 in a North Star League contest at Posen High School. Posen (5-5, 4-2 NSL) may ...