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Blockheads 9U, 13U baseball teams finish second in Vassar

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The Thunder Bay Blockheads 9U baseball team brought home tournament hardware for the first time over the weekend at the 2016 Vassar Cork Pine Invitational with a second-place finish. They were rained out from all games on Saturday and forced to play 3 games in cold and wet conditions on ...

A rough day for Alcona

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LINCOLN-Mistakes caught up with the Alcona softball team at all the wrong times on Tuesday.One mistake-filled inning cost the Tigers in the first game of a doubleheader against Standish and a lack of hitting and some more miscues doomed them in the nightcap as the Panthers won 5-1 and 14-0 ...

Errors doom Tigers against red-hot Panthers

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LINCOLN - The Alcona baseball team ran into a red hot non-conference opponent in Standish on Tuesday. The Tigers hurt themselves much of the night defensively and Standish took advantage of those mistakes to bring its winning streak to 18 games with a doubleheader sweep, 13-0 (five innings) and ...

Gaylord blanks Alpena girls soccer

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GAYLORD-The Alpena girls soccer team couldn't overcome Gaylord's offense on Tuesday and lost to the Blue Devils 8-0 by mercy rule.Gaylord held a 1-0 lead for the first 35 minutes of play, but caught fire in the final five minutes of the first half to take a 4-0 lead into halftime.Gaylord added ...

Blockheads 12U team wins tourney title in Vassar

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The Thunder Bay 12U Blockheads baseball team notched its first tournament victory of the year this past weekend in Vassar. This group has now reached a total of 11 tournament championship games out of 13 tournaments played, earning six tournament titles and five runner-up finishes. The team ...

Something for everyone

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LINCOLN-The Alcona and Hillman baseball teams got plenty of consistent pitching, some timely hits and made plenty of big plays on Monday.But after splitting a North Star League doubleheader, it was the plays they didn't make and the runs they didn't get that left both teams lamenting their ...

Hillman softball team sweeps Alcona

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LINCOLN - The Hillman softball team earned two more big North Star League victories on Monday, sweeping a doubleheader against hosting Alcona.Hillman took advantage of an early lead and was able to build upon that, winning the first game by a final score of 12-1.Hillman got their offense ...

Posen baseball wraps up Little Dipper title

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AU GRES-Travis and Jared Sharpe combined for two stellar pitching performances and the Posen baseball team wrapped up the North Star League's Little Dipper Division title with two wins over Au Gres on Monday.Posen (11-9-1, 9-5-1 NSL, 7-0 NSL Little Dipper) won the first game 14-0 (5 innings) ...

Tale of two games

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By JAMESANDERSENNews Sports EditorThe Alpena girls soccer team began Saturday's Sunrise Side Soccer Challenge Cup with a bang, but ended with a thud.The Wildcats dominated their opener against Tawas en route to a 4-1 win, but couldn't recapture that momentum in the championship game against Ann ...

Alpena track and field team shines at Ogemaw

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OGEMAW-HEIGHTS-The Alpena High School track and field team competed at the Falcon Invite on Friday. Despite the weather being cold and rainy, the Wildcats did extremely well.There were 15 schools in attendance, seven of which were large school the division and the rest made up the small school ...

NSL track and field teams compete at Falcon Invite

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OGEMAW-HEIGHTS - There were four North Star League track and field team competing over the weekend at the Falcon Invite in Ogemaw-Heights.Whittemore-Prescott boys led the way scoring 207 points to finish first in the small school division. Fairview finished fifth, Oscoda finished sixth and ...

Travel Soccer

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The Alpena U-14 Travel Soccer team split a pair of games over the weekend. Alpena defeated Petoskey in game one, winning by a final score of 4-1.Alpena opened the scoring 12 minutes into the game when Anna Young scored on a corner kick from Macy Dickinson. Petoskey quickly responded, netting a ...

A huge comeback

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POSEN - After defeating Mio 8-7 in the first game of the day, the Posen softball team met with Pickford/Cedarville in the championship game of the Wozniak Invitational.Despite trailing 10-2 in the fifth inning, the Vikings rallied with an improbable comeback to win the game 11-10 and take home ...

Break-A-Leg 5K Results

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The Thunder Bay Theatre Break-A-Leg 5K occurred last Saturday.Results are as follows:Last Name/Race Number/Race TimeTraynham98018:36Oliver98120:06Pennoni65920:56Rondeau 66422:13Zaborney68922:16Burrone 99222:39Brooks99023:07Fairchild63023:08Bruning61823:13Taratuta67323:52Foust ...

TBJH Track

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The Thunder Bay Junior High track team traveled to Cadillac for a duel against the Vikings on Thursday. The junior Wildcats had another good outing and won 11 of 17 events as the final score was 75-64.First place finishers were Kelly Stark in the 70 (9.6), Matt Fesler in the 100 (12.9), Drew ...

TBJH Track

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On Wednesday, the Thunder Bay Junior High track teams traveled to Cheboygan for a quad meet with Cheboygan, Sault Ste. Marie and St. Ignace.It was a solid day for the Thunder Bay track team as they earned 12 of 17 first place points. Avery Burrone won the 3200m (11:52), Drew Seabase won the ...

A missed opportunity

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A fast start looked promising for the Alpena High baseball team on Thursday. But a sputtering finish ultimately dashed the Wildcats' hopes for victory.Despite leading Traverse City Central 3-1 after five innings, the Wildcats were plagued by a few mistakes in the sixth inning and watched the ...

Alpena celebrates Senior Day with victory

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There is no better way to celebrate senior day than by sweeping a conference rival and that's exactly what the Alpena softball team did on Thursday as the Wildcats kept their Big North Conference title hopes alive against Traverse City Central.The Wildcats took game one by a score of 4-0 behind ...

Alpena earns Big North win over Ogemaw Heights

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The Alpena girls soccer team made the most of its opportunities on Thursday.Chloe Ferguson and Kourtney Jones each scored a goal and the Wildcats topped Ogemaw Heights 2-0 at Wildcat Stadium in a Big North Conference game.After the start of the game was delayed by almost 40 minutes due to ...