Wildcats win first game of Thanksgiving Showcase

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ALPENA — The Alpena High varsity hockey team (2-1), coming off an impeccable season last year, hosted its home opener against Saginaw Heritage on Friday. The game marked the Wildcats’ first game of its Thanksgiving Showcase, where Alpena defeated Heritage on Friday before the showcase’s ...

Alpena’s Szymanski 65th for NMU at NCAA finals

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JOPLIN, Mo. — Sophomore Madi Szymanski represented Northern Michigan University at the NCAA Division II Championships in women’s cross country on Saturday in Missouri and finished 65th in a field of more than 260 runners. The Alpena native finished the six-kilometer (3.73-mile) course in ...

Alpena High alumni hoops game Wednesday

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ALPENA — Alpena High School is looking for alumni basketball players to take on the school’s basketball teams on Wednesday. The girls top off at 5 p.m. and the boys follow at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the school, 3303 S. 3rd Ave. Each game will feature two 20-minute halves. Cost for players ...

Alcona wins conference volleyball title

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LINCOLN — History has been made at Alcona High School, where the 2023 varsity volleyball team is now conference champions for the first time in school history after going undefeated in North Star League contests. “It feels good to know that I was a part of the first team in Alcona ...

ACC women have mixed weekend

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ALPENA — The Alpena Community College women’s basketball team lost one game and won another over the weekend. On Friday in Petoskey, the women lost 50-69 to Grand Rapids Community College, getting outscored in every quarter except the fourth. Top ACC scorers in that game were Isabella ...