The Kalkaska to Alpena pipeline leads Ramsdell to Lumberjacks

Chris Dobrowolski

KALKASKA — Alpena Community College has gone to the well at Kalkaska High School several times to pick up players.

The Lumberjacks found another one as they added senior center Ryan Ramsdell, who signed with the men’s program.

“It felt great. Like a dream come true. I’ve always wanted to play college basketball,” said Ramsdell.

Alpena was a pretty easy sell to Ramsdell, who got plenty of good advice about the school from both of the coaches he played for at the varsity level at Kalkaska in David Manchester and Cory Heier — both former players at ACC as well.


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