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The Alpena High School hockey team is coming off an impressive winning weekend at the MIHL Showcase in Trenton, going 2-0 at the state’s biggest high school tournament of the year and the Wildcats seem to be hitting their stride right before the postseason stretch, having won eight of their last nine games.

With an emotional weekend of games upcoming, including Senior Night and their last game at Northern Lights Arena for this season on Friday against Petoskey, followed by the regular season finale at Traverse City West on Saturday, the Wildcat hockey team still made time to give back to their community by welcoming members from the Boys and Girls Club to Northern Lights Arena for the program’s annual open skate and $1,000 check presentation to the Boys and Girls Club of Alpena in partnership with Vulcan System’s continued sponsorship of the “Player of the Game” during all of True North Radio Network’s live Alpena Wildcat hockey broadcasts on 107.7 The Bay.  FULL STORY HERE


The 2023 football season wrapped up over a week ago for the Alpena High School Wildcat football team, but on Wednesday, the Wildcats had one final play to make, this time, off the field.

For the fourth consecutive year, head coach Eric Mitchell and his Alpena football made its annual “Player of the Game” donation to the Alpena Boys & Girls Club.

Each year, Doug Field and the team at Vulcan Systems proudly partner with True North Radio Network to be one of many sponsors to make Alpena High School football live broadcasts on 107.7 The Bay possible.

At the end of each game, the Wildcat broadcast team of Doc Z and JT Pepper select a “Player of the Game” sponsored by Vulcan Systems and a check is donated at seasons end to those Wildcat players of the game throughout the football season.

Each year, the Wildcats turn around and donate the Player of the Game check to the Alpena Boys & Girls Club, while spending time with club members.

“Our Alpena athletes have been fortunate enough to spend a lot of time here and it was awesome to be able to have a new building to work on skills, interact with each other and this entire partnership is great,” Mitchell said. “Having the Boys and Girls Club is so important for our community. It’s been rewarding watching some of these same Club members come up through the Jets program and it’s definitely helped our numbers grow from where they have been. These kids here look up to these athletes and we are so blessed to have the opportunity to be here today and help better a special organization that is so important in our community.”

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Hi Mr. Field,
I just received your extremely generous donation of Domino’s pizza gift cards for our ACC welding students. That is super kind of you to donate pizza like that to our program. I know you have a track record of doing this in the past for our students and we can’t thank you enough. We are looking forward to beginning our new welding lab expansion, later this year. I would be happy to give you a tour some time of what we have to offer here in welding at ACC. I will let all of my student’s know about your company and that the pizza was donated by you.
Thanks again
God bless your generosity!!!
Tim Ratz
Welding Program Advisor – CWI/CWE


Alpena Community College Welding Program – Pizza Donation Day




The Alpena High School hockey Player of the Game is sponsored by Vulcan Systems as part of the True North Radio Network live game broadcasts on 107.7 The Bay. Vulcan Systems donates a check on behalf of the players and for the past three years, the Alpena hockey team has donated their Player of the Game check to the Boys and Girls Club of Alpena.

As special as the Alpena High hockey team has proven to be on the ice throughout this magical season that has the Wildcats on the verge of a Big North Conference title to go along with their stellar 20-3 overall record and No. 5 ranking in the state, the Wildcats are just as special off the ice.

On Tuesday, the Alpena hockey team celebrated Valentine’s Day by opening their hearts and spreading love to the community as the Wildcats made their annual Player of the Game donation to the Boys and Girls club of Alpena, presenting the Club with a $750 check along with holding an open skate with club members.

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March 23, 2022:

In partnership with Doug Field and the team at Vulcan Systems of Oscoda, members of the Alpena High hockey team earned the Vulcan Systems Player of the Game awarded each contest during True North Radio Network live broadcasts on 107.7 The Bay, chosen by the Wildcat hockey broadcast team of Doc Z and the Skating Dutchman.

Vulcan Systems also extended its Player of the Game honors during the Hillman boys and girls playoff basketball games this past year as broadcasted on 107.7 The Bay with honors being awarded by Doc Z and JT Pepper.

Source:  True North Radio Network
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