Alpena-area football teams ready for playoffs

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Six weeks ago, nobody was sure if we’d to this point. With the 2020 Michigan high school football season in jeopardy in the final weeks of August, just weeks before the season was supposed to begin, football around the state was postponed. Three weeks later, teams were given the ...

High school winter sports will start on time, MHSAA says

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EAST LANSING (AP) — Michigan high school winter sports will start on time in November. Face coverings are required for athletes practicing and competing in basketball, competitive cheer, ice hockey and wrestling, the Michigan High School Athletic Association said Friday. They are not ...

Wildcats come up short, drop regular season finale at St. Johns

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ST. JOHNS — An unusual week for the Alpena High football team ended with an all too familiar result as the Wildcats dropped another close game in their regular season finale, losing 14-6 to St. Johns on Friday. Once again, Alpena was hurt by crucial turnovers in key moments. The Wildcats ...

Wildcats look to gain confidence in regular season finale

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Despite another week full of uncertainty, including Alpena High School shutting down due to COVID-19 cases, adjustments have been made and the Alpena High football team will travel to St. Johns tonight as the Wildcats look to gain some much needed momentum in their regular season finale. On ...