Both Chugiak and Eagle River swimming and dive teams are expected to figure prominently in the results to be tabulated in the Region IV Championships held Thursday through Saturday at Bartlett High School.
The Eagle River Varsity Comp Cheerleader was the final team to perform during the two-day Spirit Coaches Association Dance and Drill Fall Championships held at Chugiak High Friday and Saturday.
Among the 275 athletes participating in last weekend’s Fall Harvest swim meet, 65 competed under the banner of the Chugiak Aquatics Club, the host club for the meet, announced coach Anne Williams.
With practices beginning Oct. 20, coaches from both local high school boys hockey teams were given an idea of what they would have to work with for the 2014-15 season.
With the return of longtime hockey coach Scott Hulse back at the helm, expectations are high for the joint Chugiak-Eagle River High School girls hockey team.
Even snow-making equipment could not provide the ground cover necessary to hold the scheduled two-day cross-country meet last weekend, leaving ski enthusiasts to get creative in filling the void.
Bringing together a community for a well-played, hard-fought and tightly-contested game between the Eagle River Wolves and Chugiak Mustangs hockey team was in the cards for the hundreds gathered as a capacity crowd Saturday evening at the Ben Boeke Ice Arena in Anchorage.
There is little rest for the weary in the waning days before the two-week Christmas Break next week, as displayed by members of the Eagle River and Chugiak High wrestling teams. Action could be had nearly every day with the heat of competition nearly matched by that transpiring in the practice room at both schools.
Local individual Chugiak senior Emily Vannortwich garnered accolades after placing second, firing a 286, during the two-day Cook Inlet Conference riflery championship held at West Anchorage High Dec. 5-6.
Don’t look for a lot of upperclassmen among the four teams representing the Chugiak and Eagle River High boys and girls basketball teams this winter. You won’t find them. Among the Mustang boys varsity 12-person roster, six are freshmen, reported first-year head coach Jocquis Sconiers.