Not so silent Owls

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POSEN — Owen Franklin proved why he is one of the top players in the area and the Oscoda boys basketball team continues to live up to its No. 8 ranking in Division 3. Franklin poured in a game high 31 points in the Owls’ 67-37 victory over Posen on Thursday. “Owen is shooting the ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Wildcat finishes strong vs. Bay City John Glenn

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BAY CITY—There were no second half slip-ups for the Alpena High boys basketball team this time. Kelley Stark scored 20 points, Jack Schmanski added 15 and the Wildcats used a strong third quarter to run past Bay City John Glenn 58-50 on Thursday. The Wildcats trailed 23-22 at halftime, ...

NLA to host district skating competition

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Alpena’s best high school skaters will have a chance to showcase their skills on their home ice this weekend. Nearly a dozen Alpena Wildcat high schoolers will compete in the Michigan High School District 4 Figure Skating Competition #2 Sunday at Northern Lights Arena. The competition ...

Stops and starts

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The offensive well went dry one too many times for the Alpena Community College women’s basketball team on Wednesday. A stagnant third quarter—a period in which they were outscored 23-5—proved costly for the Lumberjacks and ultimately led to a 63-51 loss to Schoolcraft at Park ...

ACC men no match for No. 4 Schoolcraft

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It’s been a challenging season so far for the Alpena Community College men’s basketball team and Wednesday night presented the Lumberjacks’ biggest challenge to date as they welcomed Schoolcraft. The Ocelots (16-1) showed exactly why they are the No. 4 ranked team in the nation in ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Hurons roll past Au Gres

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ROGERS CITY — The Rogers City boys basketball put together another strong North Star League showing on Tuesday as the Hurons once again played well both offensively and defensively as they cruised past Au Gres by a score of 66-31. Nick Freel and J.D. Ellenberger combined for 32 points, ...