Wildcats surrender third period lead, tie Traverse City West

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For the second time in as many nights, the Alpena Wildcats and Traverse City West Titans played in a contest where overtime was once again necessary to try and settle a winner. The difference Friday was Alpena (0-1-1, 0-1-1 BNC) and West (1-0-1, 1-0-1 BNC) skated to a 3-3 tie. But like the ...

Alpena falls in overtime to rival Titans

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For almost 32 full minutes, the Alpena High boys basketball team did what it needed to in order to secure its first victory of the season against in its home opener on Thursday. Unfortunately, almost wasn’t good enough in a 65-57 overtime loss to Big North Conference foe Traverse City West ...

Hardies steps into first varsity coaching role

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ATLANTA—As a varsity member of the Hillman girls basketball team, Morgan Hardies always saw Atlanta as one of her team’s biggest rivals. Now the former Tiger will be leading the Huskies from the sidelines this season. Hardies will take over the Atlanta girls varsity program and assume her ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Oscoda boys win hoops opener

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ROGERS CITY—Drew Hess scored 19 points and the Oscoda boys basketball team got the season off to a winning start on Wednesday with a 50-29 victory over Rogers City. Gavin Lueck added 10 points for the Owls (1-0), Owen Franklin had nine and Caleb Nagel finished with eight. Nick Freel paced ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Fourth quarter propels Posen girls to win

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HILLMAN—A big fourth quarter helped the Posen girls basketball team stay a few steps ahead of a big rival on Thursday. Ella Szatkowski had 24 points and Makayla Kamyszek added nine for the Vikings, who outscored Hillman 23-10 in the fourth quarter to win 51-42 in Hillman in their North Star ...