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PositionTimeBIB #Participant100:21:14.8359331Trenton Montgomery200:21:33.2579240Marco Lanni300:21:54.5539209Tyler Ashley400:22:28.7329302Trevor Zolnierek500:22:48.1869300Robert Zendler600:22:59.3349251David Olsen700:23:07.6019314Steven Grzesiak800:23:31.8699279William ...

Bringing out the competition

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LINCOLN-In a showcase of the top track and field athletes in Northeast Michigan, Mara Krupinski, Mitchell Day and Azaiyah Bell proved to be a cut above the rest.The three of them combined for six first place finishes and earned top honors at the 13th annual Alpena News Track and Field Honor ...

Alpena soccer season ends with district loss

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It was a disappointing night for the Alpena High girls soccer team as they opened up district play and had its season come to an end with an 8-0 loss to Traverse City West on Tuesday at Wildcat Stadium."It wasn't pretty. I'm a little disappointed because tonight we were not even really ...

Alpena sweeps Boyne City in regular season finale

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The Alpena baseball team wrapped up its regular season with a doubleheader sweep of Boyne City on Tuesday.The Wildcats took game one by a score of 8-3. Rhett McDonald started and pitched all six innings to pick up the win. McDonald allowed three runs on six hits and struck out four.At the ...

Alpena keeps it close

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The Alpena High baseball team has made a habit of keeping games close this season.That pattern held true on Saturday, but at the end of the day all that mattered was that the Wildcats walked away victorious.The Wildcats (16-9-1) held off seventh inning rallies from Melvindale at Alpena High ...

Hurons go 0-3 at tournament in West Branch

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WEST BRANCH-The Rogers City softball gave everything it had during a tournament on Saturday at Ogemaw Heights, but ended the day without a victory.With a pair of games against Alpena on Friday and three games on Saturday, the Hurons played five games in a little over 24 hours.In the first game ...

Not quite enough

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For long stretches on Friday, the Alpena High girls soccer team held its own against Petoskey.But in the stretches where the Wildcats didn't, the Northmen made them pay for it.Six different players for Petoskey and the Northmen left Wildcat Stadium with a 6-1 victory in Alpena's regular season ...

Rogers City softball takes 2 from Wildcats

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ROGERS CITY-The Rogers City softball team earned a pair of wins over visiting Alpena on Friday, sweeping the Wildcats 5-3 and 3-1 in a doubleheader.In the opener, Jayna Hance earned the win for the Hurons (23-8), striking out two and allowing six hits.Rogers City took an early lead when Sarah ...

At the top of their class

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Nick Skiba and Alexis Smith have accomplished a lot during their athletic careers at Alpena High School and those accomplishments were recognized last week when they were named the 2016 Male and Female Athletes of the Year."I was very honored, because I thought I put in a lot of hard work and ...

New scoreboard unveiled at Wildcat Stadium

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Thursday morning was a huge day not just for Alpena High School and Wildcat Stadium, but for the local community as a ceremony was held to unveil the brand new, state of the art scoreboard that is now up and running at Wildcat Stadium."This is amazing to have this be a conceptual thing two ...

Alpena Golf Club introducing footgolf in Saturday event

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Footgolf-a sport which combines elements of soccer and golf-has been gaining popularity in some areas of the United States in recent years.Now Alpena Golf Club is hoping to bring enthusiasm for this growing sport to Northeast Michigan.Alpena Golf Club will host a footgolf event from noon to 4 ...

Hillman loses key NSL twinbill vs. Cardinals

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WHITTEMORE-In a battle of two of the North Star League's top teams, Whittemore-Prescott came out on top against Hillman on Thursday, winning 6-4 and 7-3.In the opener, Kyler Moir took the loss for Hillman, allowing six runs on nine hits with four walks and 12 strikeouts in 4 2/3 innings.At the ...

Make it six in a row

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For the sixth year in a row, the Alpena softball team will be able to raise another flag in the outfield as the Wildcats went on to defeat Traverse City Central on Wednesday to become Big North Conference champions."This is just a really great accomplishment for each and every one of the these ...

Onaway girls, RC boys win PI Championships

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POSEN-Before they head to Grand Rapids next week to compete against the best track and field athletes in the state, Posen's Lindsey Randall and Rogers City's Emily Malocha got the chance to show why they're two of the best athletes in Presque Isle County.Randall and Malocha combined for seven ...

LeTourneau, Day earn championships at Big North finals

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CADILLAC-Five days ago, Alec LeTourneau and Mitchell Day qualified for the Division 1 track and field state finals.On Wednesday, they both earned the title of Big North Conference Champion.LeTourneau won the pole vault during the Big North Championships in Cadillac with a height of 13-9. He is ...

Thunder Bay’s good day

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The Thunder Bay Junior High School track and field team was host to the Big North Conference middle school meet on Tuesday after a six-year wait.Along with Thunder Bay, other BNC schools that competed were Traverse City West, Traverse City East, Petoskey, Gaylord and Cadillac.Traverse City West ...