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Onaway softball team splits with Cheboygan

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ONAWAY—The Onaway softball team started slow, but finished strong on Tuesday, splitting a doubleheader with Cheboygan at home. Onaway lost the first game 11-1 and won the second game 15-5 (five innings). In the first game, Callie Selke took the loss for Onaway (5-1, 4-0 Ski Valley), ...

ACC falls to Pioneers

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UNIVERSITY CENTER—The early-game hitting woes that plagued the Alpena Community College softball team last weekend, reared their head again on Tuesday as the Lumberjacks lost to Delta in a pair of makeup games. Alpena lost 8-0 and 14-6. In the opener, Kendra Cole took the loss for ACC ...

Playing through growing pains

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POSEN —The Posen baseball team’s inability to make the routine plays proved costly on Monday as the Vikings fell twice in a doubleheader against Oscoda, losing by scores of 7-4 and 16-1. “Oscoda made the defensive plays and we didn’t, it was that simple,” Posen coach Pat Kowalski ...

Big hits propel hot-hitting Owls past Vikings

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POSEN—All winter long, the Oscoda softball team put a lot of time into making contact at the plate. Practice paid off for the Owls in a big way on Monday as they took a doubleheader from Posen, winning 11-0 and 24-4 (three innings). Spurred on three home runs, the Owls took the fight to ...

Rogers City softball team opens season with tournament win

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EAST LANSING — The Rogers City softball team started its season off with a bang as they traveled to East Lansing for a tournament and came away victorious, going a perfect 3-0 to capture the tournament championship in their first games of the year. “It was a good tournament. It was nice ...

ACC softball team swept in weekend series at Mott

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FLINT — After dropping two games on Friday on the road against Mott Community College, the Lumberjacks of Alpena Community College were back in action on Saturday, but again fell short in two games, including a heartbreaking finish to the weekend as they lost by scores of 8-0 and 4-3. The ...

Alpena track teams open season in Davison

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DAVISON—The Alpena High boys and girls track teams opened the 2017 at the Shake off the Rust Invitational on Thursday in Davison, taking third and 14th place respectively. The Alpena boys team finished with 222 points after 18 top-10 finishes. Grand Blanc won the men’s meet with 313 1/2 ...

Lumberjacks drop doubleheader to Mott

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FLINT—The Alpena Community College softball team played well enough to win on Friday, but had trouble bringing runners home in a doubleheader loss to Mott, 5-1 and 3-0. "We were competing and those are steps forward," ACC coach Shelly Hance said. "We're going to go back to working on the ...

Alpena’s season-opening success

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Starting off strong is what the Alpena softball program has been accustomed to and the Wildcats kept that trend going to open the 2017 season as they swept Boyne City on Thursday, 10-0 and 11-7. “I thought for the first day out we did a lot of nice things. There were also some things that ...

Alpena baseball team defeats Hurons in debut

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It wasn’t perfect, but the Alpena baseball team will take it. On a day that saw some Alpena shake off some early season rust, all that mattered for the Wildcats Thursday was that they started the 2017 season off on a winning note against Rogers City. Alpena topped the Hurons 7-6 in eight ...

Expectations remain high for Alpena High softball team

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After winning the Big North Conference title six years in a row, the Alpena softball team will look to make it seven straight in 2017 as the expectations remain high for a program that has been so good for so long. “Our goals are the same every year. We want to win the BNC and make a run to ...

Schultz likes competitive nature of Alpena’s baseball team

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When he looks at his roster for the 2017 season, Alpena baseball coach Phil Schultz has a lot of reasons to like his team. The Wildcats have a solid mix of veterans and youngsters. The 14-player roster is a competitive one. Alpena’s pitching rotation is talented and deep. Added all ...

Senior-laden boys track team has unfinished business to attend to

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After putting together a solid season a year ago and returning some key standouts to what looks like could be a loaded roster, the Alpena boys track team is determined to build on the success that they had a year ago. The Wildcats will return two key members that qualified to the Division 1 ...

Running to the Hall of Fame

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Jerry LeTourneau was a star on the gridiron during the early 1950’s. LeTourneau was the total package during his time at Alpena Catholic Central, making would be tacklers miss with his power running and shifty fleet-footed ability on his way to a stellar athletic career for the ...