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Kickin’ around April Issue 2 2014

Kickin’ around

One would think the Chugiak girls’ soccer has been itching to take their talents outdoors, at least according to Saturday’s onslaught of host Colony. The Mustangs unloaded with 39 shots in non-league action, scoring a dozen evenly divided by consistent first and second half play, noted head coach Paul Brehmer. Chugiak pressured the Colony keeper early and often scoring two goals in the first five minutes. The scoring barely fell off, despite the Mustang coach utilizing his full bench.

BIG C RELAYS April Issue 2 2014

BIG C RELAYS

Billed as the largest indoor or outdoor track meet of the season, the two-day Big C Relays provided every opportunity for big time performance. The meet was held at The Dome April 4-5.

April Issue 1 2014

Friendly rivalry

Sporting some of the largest rosters of the year, and the only school sport in the spring season, Gruening and Mirror Lake Middle Schools are funneling an incredible number of students into track and field.

More than a “Mini” effort April Issue 1 2014

More than a “Mini” effort

While the two-day Mini-Meet B was divided for convenience into field events Friday and running Saturday, if the two parts had been blended into one, the Lady Chugiak Mustangs would have been the top squad among nine schools taking part last weekend at The Dome.

April Issue 1 2014

Big fish, big money

Hats off to Eagle River resident Eric Kjelland, who nabbed a 25.90 king salmon to place second in the 2014 Homer Winter King Tournament on March 22. Best of all, he grabbed $12,684 in prize money.

March Issue 4 2014

Students “Scramble” on the track and field

Chugiak and Eagle River boys and girls teams competed in the two-day The Scramble track and field event at The Dome in Anchorage on March 21-22.

March Issue 4 2014

Local ball teams await diamond among the snow

With the better part of a foot of snow as a spring break offering, the softball and baseball programs for both local high schools are honing their skills in school gymnasiums, The Dome and the newly expanded McDonald Center.

Scramble Saturday March Issue 3 2014

Scramble Saturday

Eschewing the customary ten-practice requirement prior to competition, hundreds of athletes will converge on The Dome Friday and Saturday for track and field events. Matt Turner, Eagle River High’s returning coach, said the team’s early roster included at many as 35 during opening week over spring break last week.

Hopes high on the pitch March Issue 3 2014

Hopes high on the pitch

The Eagle River and Chugiak High boys and girls soccer squads open the 2014 season with games at the Anchorage Dome this weekend. Chugiak High takes on Dimond Saturday, with the girls up first at 4:40 p.m., followed by the boys at 6:30 p.m. Eagle River boys and girls face West on March 26 at 4:40 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.

March Issue 3 2014

Sports shorts

Some people might know better. But for the few the idea seemed good, at least at the time for the Chugiak High School runners taking part in a second annual 24-hour relay, held in the school’s indoor running track March 6-7.