Former Wildcat Tony Skiba heads to Hall of Fame

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ALPENA — In high school sports, few athletes excel in more than one sport, and Tony Skiba lll stands out as a rare exception. This dual-sport star carved out a distinguished career in both soccer and hockey, earning accolades and recognition that secured his place among Alpena High ...

LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Alpena golf wraps up season

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The Alpena High School golf team wrapped up their season on Tuesday at the Pohlcat Golf Course in Mount Pleasant in MHSAA Regionals. As a team, they shot 367 as a team, placing 14th out of 18 teams. Haslett won the event with a score of 318. Seniors Bryce Moe and Avery Spicer led the team ...

Alpena News Honor Roll Invitational happens Wednesday

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ALPENA — On Wednesday, athletes from all over Northeast Michigan will gather to participate in the 20th annual Alpena News Track and Field Honor Roll Invitational at 4 p.m. at Thunder Bay Junior High School, 3500 S. 3rd Ave. As most school track and field teams wrap up their competitive ...

Nathan Barden is inducted into Hall of Fame

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ALPENA — From the courts to the diamond, Nathan Barden’s athletic prowess knew no bounds. Barden, born and raised in Alpena, left an indelible mark on the sporting landscape, etching his name into Alpena High School’s athletic history. This year, the former Wildcat is one of four to ...

LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Alcona softball wins 2 games

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On Thursday, Alcona High School’s softball team won their last two regular-season games. The wins against Tawas brought their regular season record to 20-6. Game one wrapped up 14-3 in five innings. Miah Schopfer was on the mound, striking out four, walking none, and giving up six hits. ...