Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usWed, 23 Jul 2014 05:54:13 EDTWed, 23 Jul 2014 05:54:13 EDT Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Cricket I first started as a sports writer here at the Alpena News, I wrote a lengthy column introducing myself and confessing to the fact that there were certain lapses in my knowledge of the sporting world.Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:58:38 EDTTending to Burnout's going to be a slow couple of weeks at the office for us sports guys. <P> Basketball playoffs are over and although several teams played their hearts out and got far, none of them made it to the big dance.Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:31:48 EDTWho Loves the Snow? Not Me...Usually I moved back to Hillman in January of 2012, I was happy to see that the winter had been fairly mild. The winter in Grand Rapids had been particularly harsh, and the relative lack of snow put me in a better frame of mind.Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:29:58 EDTI'm Back!'m-Back!.htmlFor the ever alert and apprehensive fan of "Time Out!" my three month absence has probably been difficult to manage. Well, there's a simple explanation for my slowdown: I forgot my password. <P> Seriously.Fri, 7 Feb 2014 15:56:26 EDTRiding the Lions Rollercoaster since I was very young, I've been a fan of the Detroit Lions. As anybody in Michigan knows, that has been a heartbreaking sentiment for decades upon decades.Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:23:36 EDT