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December Issue 2 2012

Chugiak girls get big bowling win

Chugiak’s girls bowling team remained in first place in the Anchorage Scholastic Bowling League standings after getting a 22-13 win over Dimond on Dec. 6 at Jewel Lake Bowl. Chugiak’s boys team didn’t fare as well against the Lynx, falling from first to third in the standings after a 35-0 loss. Eagle River’s boys dropped one spot in the league to fifth with a 27-8 loss to West, while the Wolves’ girl moved up one notch to fourth with a 27-8 victory.

Hopes high for ERHS girls hoops squad December Issue 2 2012

Hopes high for ERHS girls hoops squad

Eagle River High’s girls basketball program has managed only one win over the past three seasons. And that’s just where the Wolves are keeping that record — in the past.

December Issue 2 2012

Chugiak girls enter basketball season ‘refreshed’

Believe it or not, graduating six seniors and losing its point guard has benefited Chugiak’s girls basketball team, said third-year head coach Ryan Hales.

Leaders of the pack December Issue 2 2012

Leaders of the pack

Sarissa Lammers and Sam Hartke could be seeing a lot of each other this season. The Chugiak duo finished fourth and fifth respectively at the Sand Lake 5-kilometer races held Dec. 8 in Anchorage to lead the Mustang girls to a fourth-place finish.

Chugiak boys basketball full of new blood December Issue 2 2012

Chugiak boys basketball full of new blood

Chugiak’s boys basketball team has several fresh faces this season. Just three returners are back for the Mustangs — Skyler Fullmer, Payton Fullmer and Roger Jorgensen. And of those three, only the Fullmer cousins saw significant playing time last season.

A rocky beginning December Issue 2 2012

A rocky beginning

Nobody joins a Nordic ski team to lift weights or swim. “We’ve been doing a lot of weights, a lot of core, a lot of running,” said Eagle River Wolves head coach Liz Turner during a 5-kilometer freestyle Nordic ski race Saturday, Dec. 8 on Sand Lake.

Chugiak edges Lathrop December Issue 2 2012

Chugiak edges Lathrop

First-place South (8-0) dealt Eagle River a 9-0 Cook Inlet Conference defeat Tuesday, Dec. 11 at the McDonald Center. The Wolves fell to 3-5 in the CIC.

Lyon leads local shooters at CIC riflery championships December Issue 1 2012

Lyon leads local shooters at CIC riflery championships

Eagle River High senior Brenden Lyon led all local marksmen by finishing eighth overall with an aggregate score of 378.6 at the Cook Inlet Conference riflery championships Saturday, Dec. 1 at West High.

Fritz is World Cup bound December Issue 1 2012

Fritz is World Cup bound

Lauren Fritz, a 2006 graduate of Eagle River High and a member of the Alaska Pacific University Elite ski team, has been named to the United States roster for the upcoming World Cup Nordic ski races in Quebec.

Eagle River wrestler third at North/South December Issue 1 2012

Eagle River wrestler third at North/South

After losing a 5-4 decision to Ketchikan’s Isaac Lontz earlier, Eagle River High freshman Gavin Arnold edged Lontz 2-1 to claim third place at 132 pounds at the North/South Wrestling Tournament at Soldotna on Saturday, Dec. 1.