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Local baseball opens this weekend June Issue 1 2014

Local baseball opens this weekend

The kings are running on the Kenai and the Chinooks are arriving in Chugiak-Eagle River. The latter, of course, are the two-legged variety whose habitat in the diamond at Loretta French Park in Chugiak. College players from around the country are arriving this week and will quickly get down to business. Opening day for the Alaska Baseball League team is Sunday when the Chinooks open a four-game series of non-league games with the Mat-Su Miners.

Swim, bike and oh yeah, run June Issue 1 2014

Swim, bike and oh yeah, run

They came from Anchorage and Wasilla, Fairbanks and Valdez, Nome and Bethel and even Minnesota and South Dakota. Close to 400 men and women swam, biked and ran in this year’s Eagle River Triathlon on June 1, a day that saw snow in the upper altitudes.

Chugiak girls tie for second place in team standing at State track meet May Issue 5 2014

Chugiak girls tie for second place in team standing at State track meet

Chugiak and Eagle River High School track and field teams performed well in the season-culminating Alaska Scholastic Athletic Association/First National Bank of Alaska State 4A championships held last Friday and Saturday at Dimond High.

Eagle River wins against Dimond and South May Issue 5 2014

Eagle River wins against Dimond and South

The Eagle River baseball team won two of three games in the top tier round-robin tournaments, including a 4-1 victory over Dimond Friday, and 10-7 win over South last Saturday, to force a one-game play with West, which was held May 27.

May Issue 5 2014

Eagle River Christian High places first among boys

The Eagle River Christian Eagles High School track teams garnered first and second place finishes among their boys and girls squads respectively, during the Alaska Christian Schools Athletic Association State Meet held at Wasilla High May 3.

Chugiak High girls first, boys second, in CIC track and field finale May Issue 4 2014

Chugiak High girls first, boys second, in CIC track and field finale

By the narrowest of margins, the Chugiak High girls track and field team secured the team title in the Cook Inlet Conference Championship, defeating host school Dimond, 107-105.5, Saturday.

May Issue 4 2014

Wolves advance into state-bound baseball bracket

The Eagle River varsity baseball team still has much to prove, with recent victories sending the team into the top tier and guaranteeing the squad a trip to the state tournament.

A “howling” win for the Wolves May Issue 3 2014

A “howling” win for the Wolves

Eagle River relief pitcher Guido Gerali, a foreign-exchange student from Italy, pitched four inning of scoreless ball to help the Wolves to a 16-7 victory over Chugiak in action at Mulcahy Stadium Saturday.

May Issue 3 2014

Chugiak boys win, girls second in FroshSoph track meet

The Mustang boys team won the annual Frosh-Sop meet, held May 10, at South Anchorage High. The girls placed second. Mustang coach Melissa Hall said the victory was largely due in part to a sweep in the majority of the relays and to first-place performances by John Weaver, in the 400m; Dillon Pratt, the100m; and Roan Hall, the 3200m.

May Issue 3 2014

Eagle River soccer teams best Ketchikan squads

The Eagle River Wolves varsity boys and girls squads collected non-league victories, reeling in the King Salmon of Ketchikan High, 3-1 and 3-0, respectively, in actions at Eagle River High Saturday.