2018 - 2019 ACC Softball
For the Alpena Wildcats, Sobeck won 10 letters (4 Softball, 4 Volleyball, 2 Basketball). At AHS she earned multiple records in the volleyball and softball record books. This also included honors for each sport at conference, district, regional levels including 1st Team ALL-State as short stop for softball. Sobeck was recruited to play division one softball at Central Michigan University to pursue her Secondary Education degree.
Awards earned at Central include being 4 yr starter as an outfielder, 2 Time ALL-Mid-American Conference awards, 2005 MAC ALL-Conference Tournament Team, 5 Time MAC West Division Player of the Week. Sobeck graduated Central with a teaching degree and also multiple single season and career records including tied for all-time homerun record, top 5 in doubles & RBI’s, top 10 in Triples, and earned herself the Team Strength & Conditions Awards sophomore through her senior year.
Before exploring Australia for her student teaching experience she returned to ACC and fulfilled her athletic eligibility and played on ACC’s volleyball team. After all graduation requirements were completed she returned to Alpena with a teaching position. and continued her career with the USA Women’s Baseball team.
Sobeck continued her athletic career with USA Women’s Baseball team. She played at this elite level for women’s baseball and was the only member from Michigan. She was a 5-time member of USA Women’s Baseball team, as a pitcher and outfielder. Sobeck has competed in 3 Friendship Baseball Tourneys with Canada, Japan and Australia and training sessions in North Carolina. In 2008 she traveled to the World Cup in Japan and helped Team USA win the bronze. Later in 2010 Sobeck competed for Team USA in Venezuela’s World Cup and earned another bronze medal.
She is employed by Alpena Public Schools at the middle school as a home economics teacher. In the last 13 years Sobeck has also coached basketball (2 years), volleyball (12 years)and an assistant on the Alpena Varsity Softball program. In 2015 she was inducted into the Alpena Sports Hall of Fame.
Sobeck is married to her husband Jason and has three children.
Assistant Coach: Cassandra Shaw - 1st Year
Cassandra Shaw is a longtime resident of Alpena and proud supporter of AHS and ACC athletics.She lettered in Softball, Volleyball and Basketball during her time at Alpena High School. Her honors with Softball also include All District, Regional and All-State Honorable-mention. Cassandra’s playing time for AHS earned her a spot in Alpena’s record books and she was presented with the 2011 Athlete of the Year Award for the Wilcdats.
As an alumni for the ACC Lumberjacks she earned her Associate Degree in Applied Science for Medical Assistant. On the field for the Lumberjacks Cassandra was an All-Region representative.
Cassandra resides in Alpena, MI and is employed as a social worker within the area. Her hobbies and interests include playing slow pitch softball, traveling and hanging with family.
2018 - 2019 Softball ScheduleHome Games are played at the Alpena High School Varsity Softball Field - located across the street from Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union on Bagley Street.
|Saturday||March 23||at Oakland CC||1:00 p.m.|
|Sunday||March 24||at Oakland CC||1:00 p.m.|
|Friday||March 29||at Henry Ford||3:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||March 30||at Henry Ford||1:00 p.m.|
|Friday||April 5||at Delta||4:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||April 6||at St. Clair||1:00 p.m.|
|Sunday||April 7||at St. Clair||11:00 a.m.|
|Saturday||April 13||at Henry Ford*||1:00 p.m.|
|Sunday||April 14||at Henry Ford**||11:00 a.m.|
|Friday||April 19||at Mott||3:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||April 20||at Mott||1:00 p.m.|
|Friday||April 26||Home vs. Delta||4:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||April 27||Home vs. Schoolcraft||1:00 p.m.|
|Sunday||April 28||Home vs. Schoolcraft||11:00 a.m.|
|Friday||May 3||Home vs. Macomb||4:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||May 4||Home vs. Macomb||12:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday||May 8||MCCAA Tournament at Mott||12:00 p.m.|
*Back up date if March 29th game is cancelled.
**Back up date if March 30th game is cancelled.
2018 - 2019 Softball Roster
|12||Karah Dunson||FR||East Jordan|