Lumberjacks secure program’s first-ever conference title

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ALPENA — A great season just keeps getting better for the Alpena Community College softball team For the first time in program history, the Lumberjacks have won a conference title after finishing with a 15-10 record in Michigan Community College Athletic Association Northern Division ...

LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Hillman wins big vs. Hale

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HALE — The Hillman baseball team kept things rolling on Thursday, defeating Hale 19-0 in both games of a doubleheader. In one game, Trenton Taratuta had a perfect game, allowing no runs and no hits while striking out eight. At the plate, Braylon Firman led Hillman with three hits, three RBI ...

Straley to be inducted into Alpena Sports Hall of Fame

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ALPENA — By his own admission, Phil Straley didn’t start golfing until he was a high school upperclassman, viewing it as an expensive hobby. But when Straley did take up the sport, he “quote took it up with a vengeance.” That decision blossomed into a lifelong love of golf and ...

LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Alpena boys top Cadillac in track dual

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ALPENA — The Alpena High boys track team topped Cadillac in a Big North Conference dual on Wednesday in Alpena, beating the Vikings 72-64. Cadillac’s girls team defeated Alpena 106-26. Julian Stevens was a double winner for the Wildcats, winning the 100 dash (11.44) and 200 dash (23.17). ...