Even the start of a new sports season can’t erase the way Chugiak High’s 2011 football campaign ended.
First-year head coach Fred Young doesn’t care that Eagle River High only won two games last year. He doesn’t care that 10 of his 12 players are new to the team.
Eagle River High girls basketball again is suffering from low numbers. The 2011-12 team has just six full-time varsity players and two JV swingers.
Anchorage Police have identified the driver in a New Year’s Day collision between a pickup truck and two pedestrians in downtown Anchorage as 21-year-old Tex Daniels II of Chugiak.
Missing the state tournament last year has Chugiak High’s girls basketball team more motivated for this season. But it won’t be easy getting there this year.
Police say Tex Daniels II, 21, of Chugiak, was the driver of a 1994 Dodge Ram that struck and injured two pedestrians early New Year's Day in downtown Anchorage.
From the championships to the controversies, local athletes made plenty of headlines in 2011. Here’s how it all went down:
This area’s legislative delegation presented a united front at last week’s meeting of the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce, with each one taking time to stress the need to reform Alaska’s oil tax structure.
Bridges new and old, legislators coming and going and a major plane crash were among the headlines this year in Chugiak-Eagle River. In case you missed them, here’s a month-by-month account of the biggest stories to appear this year in the Star: