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Onaway falls in rematch with Pickford; Posen tops Atlanta

ONAWAY—The Onaway boys basketball team got off to a great start on Monday, but couldn't keep it going it in the second half and lost to Pickford 72-51. In a rematch of a Class D regional game from last year, Onaway (5-7) led 18-12 after one quarter, but fell behind from there. "It seemed ...

Lady Lumberjacks fall to Delta

The Alpena Community College women’s basketball team played a tough, hard-fought game, but in the end came up a bit short falling to Delta Community College by a score of 77-50 on Saturday at Park Arena. The Lumberjacks started off slow and fell in a hole early after Delta opened the game ...

ACC still searching for that first win

A rough season just continues to get rougher for the Alpena Community College men’s basketball team. The Lumberjacks have yet to win a game this season and weren’t successful in their latest attempt on Saturday, losing 90-53 to Delta at Park Arena. The loss dropped the Lumberjacks to ...

Alpena hockey victorious, girls basketball team falls at Palace

PETOSKEY — The Alpena hockey team continued its solid play as the Wildcats earned a Big North Conference victory on the road against Petoskey on Saturday. Alpena wasted little time putting pucks in the net as they scored two early goals in the first period. The first goal came off of the ...

The Woods track club adds State qualifiers at SVSU

SAGINAW — The Woods Track Club continued to add State qualifiers during their past meet at Saginaw Valley State University. Alec LeTourneau hit a career indoor best in the Pole Vault with a jump of 13-3 while Aden Smith ran a career best (4:33) in the 1600. Other qualifiers were Mara ...

Alpena Flyers drop a pair of weekend games at Motor City

GROSSE POINTE — Coming down the home stretch of the regular season, the Alpena Flyers need to play their best hockey right now in order to move up in the Midwest division standings. This weekend did not help after the Flyers dropped a pair of games on the road against the Motor City ...

Rice to the rescue

POSEN — Oliver Rice proved why he is one of the top players in the area as he and his Hale Eagles spoiled the annual winterfest game for Posen, defeating the Vikings by a final score of 69-58 on Friday at Posen High School. “There is always a lot of things in every game that we can ...

Solid defensive effort leads Alcona to victory

LINCOLN—There’s still quite a bit of time left in the regular season, but the Alcona boys basketball team seems to be jelling at the right time. The Tigers backed up an incredible defensive effort with more than enough offense to take down Mio 57-23 on Friday during a game where little ...

Wildcats fall to Cadillac

CADILLAC—The Alpena boys basketball team lost against Cadillac on Friday, 57-32. After the first quarter, Alpena held an early lead 16-7, but was unable to score in the second quarter. Cadillac gained the lead 22-16 at halftime and kept it after the third quarter, 38-27. Aidan Goike and ...

ACC softball program holds camp

News Photo by Jonny Zawacki The Alpena Community College softball program held its annual winter camp on Friday. Head coach Shelley Hance and her team put together an instructional camp that focused on the fundamentals of pitching, defense and hitting. Stations were set up to help each camper ...

Grinding out a win

The Alpena High girls basketball team has found success this season by finding balance on offense. It was on display again on Thursday as Alpena’s post players gave the Wildcats the lead and their shooters kept them ahead. Combined, it added up to an important win for the Wildcats ...

Rogers City wears down shorthanded Owls

ROGERS CITY — After losing three games in a row just over two weeks ago, the Rogers City girls basketball team is back on track and winners of its last three games as they took advantage of a shorthanded and young Oscoda team on Thursday, defeating the Owls 68-47. “We learned a lot ...

Hillman extends winning streak to 12

HILLMAN—The Hillman girls basketball team dominated against Whittemore-Prescott on Thursday 65-32 for its 12th straight win. Hillman gained the lead early on and was up 24-3 after the first quarter. Hillman extended the lead to 46-10 at the half and 58-13 after three ...

Six Alpena athletes announce college plans

Wednesday marked National Signing Day around the country and as athletes announced their college choices, several local athletes announced their plans as well. Six Alpena athletes announced their ...

Schooled at home

The Alpena Community College women's basketball team has played well offensively during a recent winning streak. But two many cold spells doomed the Lumberjacks chances to win on Wednesday and they saw a three-game winning streak come to an end with a 67-43 loss to Schoolcraft at ...

Lumberjack men blown out by Schoolcraft

The Alpena Community College men’s basketball team is still in search of its first win this season and the Schoolcraft Ocelots made sure that ACC’s first win didn’t come against them as they came into Park Arena and put a whooping on the Lumberjacks, winning by a final score of ...

Onaway, Posen boys both win

ONAWAY—Keaton Brewer recorded a double-double and the Onaway boys basketball team used a fast start to defeat Inland Lakes 68-58 on Wednesday. Onaway (4-6) led 23-15 after one quarter and pushed its lead out to as many as 16 in the first half. The Cardinals led 33-28 at halftime and 48-41 ...

Swami winding down

It is either feast or famine when it comes to the final month of high school basketball. For the last two years, Alpena High basketball teams have played the majority of their home games in the months of December and January. But the next two weeks have Swami showing up at the gym for a ...

A total team effort

LINCOLN — Every coach loves getting a good team effort and on Tuesday night that’s exactly what Alcona coach Toby Suttle got out of his boys basketball team as they defeated Posen by a final score of 60-29 in front of a home crowd at Alcona High School. The Tigers nearly lead from start ...

Alcona gains an edge

POSEN—Taylor Livingston caught fire at the right time on Monday. The Alcona junior scored 18 of her game-high 24 points in the second half and the Alcona girls basketball team defeated Posen 47-40 at Posen High School. The Tigers (8-7) used their inside duo of Livingston and Brittany ...