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ER wrestling swept during quad meet December Issue 3 2013

ER wrestling swept during quad meet

Eagle River was swept during a quad meet with Bartlett, West and South at Bartlett High on Dec. 11. The Golden Bears won 55-30; South earned a 67-12 victory and West cruised to a 71-8 win.

Local hockey rivalry knits two teams together December Issue 3 2013

Local hockey rivalry knits two teams together

The anticipation was almost palpable. With little over a minute on the clock, Chugiak’s Kris Tomazevic was penalized for boarding, and Eagle River traded in their goalie for an extra man on offense. Everyone in the McDonald Center leaned forward.

December Issue 3 2013

The right strike

According to Chugiak head coach Teri Schneider, bowling is all about teamwork. And her boys and girls teams support and encourage one another. “I have a great bunch of kids,” she said during Anchorage Scholastic Bowling League play at Eagle River Bowl on Dec. 12.

December Issue 3 2013

Local football teams under new leadership

Chugiak and Eagle River High’s football programs will take the field next season with new head coaches at the helm. Matt Turner is taking over the Wolves’ program while Roger Spacking will be leading the Mustangs.

December Issue 2 2013

Horton takes first at North-South wrestling tourney

Robert Huffer (152 pounds) won three matches for Chugiak, which went 1-2 in a quad meet against Dimond, East and Service at Dimond High on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Richard Burroughs (220 pounds) and Toren Cheely (195) earned two pinfall wins for the Mustangs.

Chugiak ski program under new leadership December Issue 2 2013

Chugiak ski program under new leadership

Nordic skiers started the season off with a sprint skate race on an icy course at the Service Snowball on Saturday, Dec. 7. The 53 Mustangs are split just about evenly between boys and girls, said first-year head coach Cody Priest. “It’s a good mix of kids,” he said. “Not really any gaps.”

Papasodora wins conference riflery title December Issue 2 2013

Papasodora wins conference riflery title

Cat Papasodora held the top spot entering the final round of the Cook Inlet Conference riflery championships Saturday, Dec. 7 at West High. All she had to do was hold off the other nine best marksmen through a final round where each fired 10 additional shots. No problem.

Pucksters suffer losses before break December Issue 1 2013

Pucksters suffer losses before break

Chugiak and Eagle River’s hockey teams suffered losses prior to the Thanksgiving break. West High scored with under two minutes in regulation to edge Chugiak 2-1 on Monday, Nov. 25 at McDonald Center. Taylor Garner scored for the Mustangs with Adam Groendyke and Kris Tomazevic getting the helpers.

December Issue 1 2013

Chugiak grad to skate at World University Games

2008 Chugiak High graduate Ramey Weaver will participate in her second Winter World University Games as part of the U.S. women’s national hockey team Dec. 10-21 in Trentino, Italy. Weaver also played in the Games two years ago.