Alpena JV football team topples Escanaba

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ESCANABA — Alpena’s JV Football team moved to 4-4 on the season with a hard-fought victory over Escanaba by a score of 38-25 on Friday, Oct. 15. After a slow start, a 1-yard scoop and score from linebacker Kaleb Donajkowski and a 9-yard touchdown scramble by quarterback Jonathon ...

Lumberjack cross country team finishes regular season

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MUSKEGON — The Alpena Community College cross country finished its regular season on Saturday at the Jayhawk Invitational held at the Oakridge Golf Course in Muskegon. All seven Lumberjacks ran season bests as the team now readies for its regional meet to be held on Oct. 30. “It was a ...

WITH VIDEO: Alpena defeats Escanaba 26-20 in overtime thriller

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ESCANABA — The Alpena High football team made the long trip to Escanaba Friday knowing the game against the Eskymos was a winnable one. Nothing came easy, but the long trip back was much sweeter for the Wildcats as they earned their second victory of the season in dramatic fashion, defeating ...

Clays for a Cause raises $10K for patient tower

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ALPENA — Shooting enthusiasts raised more than $10,000 for the new patient tower at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena during a Sept. 25 fundraiser hosted by the MidMichigan Health Foundation’s Annual Support Committee. The sixth annual Clays for a Cause sporting clay shoot event featured ...

Wildcats ready for lengthy trip to take on Escanaba

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ALPENA — Despite last week’s lopsided defeat against Traverse City Central, the Alpena High football team took plenty of positives from that game. Aside from giving up big plays, the Wildcats continued to show small signs of improvement. Offensively, Alpena moved the ball well and put ...