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Posen rallies to beat Fairview

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POSEN-The Posen volleyball team found one last burst of momentum at the right time on Thursday.The Vikings rallied from a 2-1 deficit against Fairview to force a deciding fifth set and finally pulled away from the Eagles to win 15-12 and take the match.Posen won 25-19, 14-25, 17-25, 25-16 and ...

Alpena soccer team earns first BNC victory

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GAYLORD - After suffering a few tough losses lately, the Alpena boys soccer team bounced back to win its first Big North Conference game on Thursday, defeating Gaylord by a score of 4-1.The Blue Devils opened the scoring midway through the half, but Alpena responded a few minutes later as Alec ...

Swami changes with the season

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It is time for a change with fall fast approaching. Time to put away those summer toys and concentrate on the job at hand. The same can be said about football season.Most of the non-conference games are done and now it is time for teams to make their mark conference play and put themselves in ...

A familiar ending

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The first two Big North Conference games for the Alpena boys soccer team have unfortunately ended the same way.The Wildcats have outplayed their opponents, but were unable to come away with a win and on Tuesday, Alpena (2-3-1) fell to 0-2 in conference play with a 2-1 loss against Traverse City ...

Alpena boys tennis team falls to Vikings

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Despite falling to Big North Conference rival Cadillac by a score of 6-2 on Tuesday, Alpena tennis head coach Charlie Giordano saw a lot of positives in his team."I am very proud of how the boys competed. We never quit and played with a lot of confidence today and it was good to see," Giordano ...

Alpena finishes second in home golf invitational

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The Alpena girls golf team took second behind defending state champion Traverse City West in the Alpena Invitational at River's Edge Golf Club on Tuesday. Led by Senior Lizzy Heath, who placed fourth overall with a career best 85, the Wildcats carded a team score of 386.Junior Maddie Parr (95) ...

Alpena cross country team has high hopes for season

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If everything falls into place, the 2016 season could be a very productive one for the Alpena High cross country team.Alpena's boys team is loaded with experience and has high hopes while Alpena's girls team has lots of potential, but lots of room to grow. Alpena coach Joy Bullis has seen some ...

Alpena boys soccer team hopes experience leads to success

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The senior-laden Alpena High boys soccer team hopes its experience can lead to success throughout the 2016 season.Already five games into the season, the Wildcats hold a 2-3-1 overall record, having already hosted their annual Sunrise Side Soccer Challenge Cup tournament and began Big North ...

McEwen excited by Alpena volleyball team’s chemistry, potential

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In her first season as the Alpena High team's volleyball coach Stacey McEwen likes the Wildcats' potential.It's easy to see why. Of the 13 players on Alpena's roster, three are seniors, seven are juniors and three are underclassmen. That gives the Wildcats plenty of time to develop chemistry ...

Alpena boys tennis team aims to continue improving this season

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At times last season, the Alpena boys tennis team showed signs of improvement. Coming into the 2016 season, the Wildcats have an expanded roster and have their eyes set on continuing to improve throughout the season."We want to just keep improving. We have more kids and a few new players this ...

Numbers and expectations grow for Alpena girls golf team in 2016

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After getting a team back on the course just a year ago, the Alpena High girls golf team has seen its numbers and expectations grow for the 2016 season."We just brought the team back together after a two-year absence and we just wanted to play. This year we're hoping to get a little more ...

Putting in the work

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A big night by Kyle Supiran and a lot of hard work gave the Alpena boys soccer team a much-needed victory.Supiran scored two goals and the Wildcats got back to the .500 mark on Monday after a 4-0 victory over Sault Ste. Marie at Wildcat Stadium.Supiran buried a penalty kick in the first half to ...

Gentry helps Wildcats sweep Falcons

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Emma Gentry gave the Alpena volleyball team the spark it needed on Monday.The junior hitter had nine kills and helped the Wildcats earn a three-set victory over Ogemaw Heights, 25-8, 25-10, 25-19.The win provides the Wildcats with a confidence booster ahead of Wednesday's home matchup with ...

Alcona soccer wins big vs. Whittemore

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LINCOLN-The Alcona soccer team won big on Monday.Six different players found the back of the net as the Tigers routed Whittemore-Prescott 8-0 at home."All the kids that don't see a lot of playing time got in and scored some goals for us," Alcona coach Tim Munro said. "We're headed in the right ...

ACC XC team fares well in season opener

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The Alpena Community College cross country team began its season with high expectations and in their season opener, the Lumberjacks did not disappoint.Competing at the Ray Helsing Bulldog Invitational at Ferris State, ACC looked like a team that will be reckoned with. The Lumberjacks' top seven ...

Alpena High boys XC team takes third at Lancer Invite in Midland

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The Alpena High cross country team competed at the Lancer Invitational on Saturday September 10. The team came out with a mission to simply beat their times from the week prior. Thirty three runners did just that and four topped that with career best times as well.Career best times were run by ...

Alpena runs wild

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Alex Arch ran all over Ogemaw Heights and right into Alpena's record book on Friday.Arch ran for 286 yards and four touchdowns as the Wildcats racked up 623 yards on the ground during a 48-16 victory over the Falcons at Wildcat Stadium.Arch scored four touchdowns in the win, but his 286 yards ...

Oscoda overcomes TOs to win in OT

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OSCODA - Despite turning the ball over six times, the Oscoda football team found a way to edge Whittemore-Prescott in overtime on Friday by a score of 22-14 in a North Star League Big-Dipper division game."We played out of our mind defensively tonight. The kids never quit. What this says about ...

Posen wins big vs. Charlton Heston; Franklin, Alcona rout Hurons

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POSEN-The Posen football team won against Charlton Heston on Friday 78-30.Darren Dubie led Posen offensively, rushing for 317 yards on 19 carries and scoring four touchdowns. Dylan Schuch rushed for 137 yards on 12 carries and scored two touchdowns.Andrew Hall and Mark Wisniewski added one ...