Archive of: Sport's Features

Issue

Title

Smith wins CIC gymnastics title October Issue 5 2013

Smith wins CIC gymnastics title

The Cook Inlet Conference gymnastic meet wasn’t the biggest competition of Kenzie Smith’s career. But, the Eagle River High junior said it presented a new form of pressure — representing her school. She did the Wolves proud.

Chugiak netters third at Dimond-Service tourney October Issue 5 2013

Chugiak netters third at Dimond-Service tourney

Chugiak finished third at the Dimond-Service volleyball tournament Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26. The Mustangs cruised in pool play, going 7-1 on Friday, to earn a spot in the gold bracket.

A look at the past year in sports December Issue 4 2013

A look at the past year in sports

We had state champions — individuals and teams — a heap of conference titles and longtime coaches hand up their whistles. Here’s a look at local sports over the past year.

Six local grapplers place at West tourney December Issue 4 2013

Six local grapplers place at West tourney

Eagle River and Chugiak wrestlers took to the mat at the West High Christmas Classic on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 20-21. Fifteen teams competed in the tournament. The Mustangs placed 11th with 89 points, and Eagle River followed right on their heels for a 12th place finish with 74 points. Wasilla won the team title with 255 points.

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.

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.

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.