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From flags to pigskin August Issue 2 2014

From flags to pigskin

After a whirlwind of coaches last season, the Eagle River Wolves varsity football team will have some stability at the head coach slot in Matt Turner. A 1998 Chugiak High graduate, Turner has been a longtime teacher at Eagle River, having recently completed eight seasons as the girls flag football coach.

Eagle River football cheer squad has new coach August Issue 2 2014

Eagle River football cheer squad has new coach

There is a difference between running a cheer squad from a school of 4,300 students to one of a projected 815 students. But English teacher Deborah Pierce is certainly ready and excited to give it a try, starting her 21st year in education, and her first at Eagle River High.

Spackman takes helm of Mustang football August Issue 2 2014

Spackman takes helm of Mustang football

With 10 years of varsity football coaching experience at East Anchorage High, one can’t call Roger Spackman a first-year coach – just a first-year varsity coach at Chugiak.

August Issue 2 2014

Chugiak football, volleyball high on volume for fall season

With more than 75 members on the football roster following practices started last week, the gridiron team may rule the day in regards to fall participants. But third-year volleyball coach Bobbi Mason thinks the girls program may give the beefy guys a run for their money.

Chugiak sends 47 athletes to camp prior to official start Aug. 4 August Issue 1 2014

Chugiak sends 47 athletes to camp prior to official start Aug. 4

Incoming first-year Chugiak varsity football coach Roger Spackman got a good look at his charges, with 47 athletes coming out for the team camp hosted at Colony High last week.

August Issue 1 2014

Way to go, Knik Little League

The Knik Majors Little League All-Star team secured a first-round round robin victory, defeating Idaho, 6-4, Saturday in San Bernardino, Calif. The game started at 10 a.m., with a field temperature of 90 degrees.

Eagle River football to benefit from weight/conditioning program August Issue 1 2014

Eagle River football to benefit from weight/conditioning program

First-year Eagle River High varsity football coach Matt Turner says that he can notice the benefits of a summer-long conditioning and weight training program run by former player Ben Kozak.

July Issue 5 2014

Crow Pass Crossing race results

A pair of first-time winners took top honors last Saturday as Allan Spangler and Christy Marvin earned the men’s and women’s titles in the 31st annual Crow Pass Crossing, including a near-record performance by Marvin.

Knik 11-12 Majors All-Stars win state tourney July Issue 5 2014

Knik 11-12 Majors All-Stars win state tourney

With the third time being the charm, returning members of the Knik All-Stars 11-12 all-stars have the opportunity to advance out of state, seeking future glory as the team readies for their trip to the Little League World Series Western Regionals in San Bernardino, Calif., held Aug. 1-10.

Local Chugiak Soccer Club teams compete in 2014 Zane Cup July Issue 5 2014

Local Chugiak Soccer Club teams compete in 2014 Zane Cup

Just like Team USA in the recently completed World Cup, local soccer players had the opportunity to take their game to the next level, taking part in the 2014 Zane Cup, hosted by Futbol Alaska Soccer Club at the Russian Jack Soccer Fields in East Anchorage last week.