Coming up short

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With all of the pre-game festivities going on during Alpena Community College’s Hoops for Hope night and the men’s basketball team entering Wednesday’s contest against Henry Ford winners of their last two games, the Lumberjacks were plenty motivated. It showed early on as they came out ...

ACC women unable to find rhythm in loss to Hawks

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Good luck and fortunes have not been on the side of the Alpena Community College women’s basketball team this season. Not only have the Lumberjacks suffered a handful of heartbreaking defeats, but injuries have started to doom Alpena and the lack of healthy players hurt the Lumberjacks in ...

Swami still going strong

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Swami’s first column first appeared some 36 years ago and he never thought it would still be going today. The idea was the brainchild of a young sports editor named Rodney Hart, who presented it as a preview of four upcoming games; that later turned into also predicting the outcomes. The ...

A marquee victory

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POSEN—Sticking to its identity paid off in a big way for the Posen boys basketball team. Wyatt Romel scored on a put-back with seven seconds left and the Vikings scored an upset over Hale on Tuesday, topping the Eagles 47-46 at Posen High School in a hard-fought win. In an up-tempo ...

Morrison, Steinke help Hillman fend off Wolverines

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HILLMAN — It’s been a challenging season for the Hillman boys basketball team. Entering Tuesday, the Tigers were in the middle of a seven-game losing steak. Hillman’s last win was over a month ago against the same Au Gres team the Tigers welcomed on Tuesday. Fortunately for Hillman, ...