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May Issue 2 2014

Wolves roundup: Eagle River comes from behind to almost tie

It was the Dimond Lynx versus the Eagle River Wolves at Mulcahy Stadium Saturday afternoon for each team’s first league game of the high school baseball season. Dimond opened things up in the first inning, of the seven inning game, by scoring one run, followed by three quick successive outs. The Wolves answered with one run of their own during their first chance on offense, after Michael Rosenberg roped a double to left field, and then scored on double that RJ Dirscherl shot on his own to left field a moment later. The Lynx then gained momentum in the second inning and scored three more runs. Both sides were somewhat neutralized until the sixth inning when Dimond squeezed another run across the plate to bring the score to 5 - 1.

May Issue 2 2014

Track and field City Championships

Toting an undefeated regular season, Mirror Lake Middle School track coach Mitch Tarter is looking for much of the same as the Coyotes ready for the City Championships to be held Tuesday and Thursday this week. The track finals will be held at Goldenview Middle School today (Thursday), beginning at 3:45 p.m.

Blue skies, high temps and broad smiles May Issue 2 2014

Blue skies, high temps and broad smiles

More than 500 enthusiastic players and their parents were present at Lions Park for opening ceremonies for the Knik Little League held May 3 under bright blue skies and even brighter expectations for the summer.

May Issue 2 2014

Runners excel at Anchorage Invite Track Meet

The Chugiak boys and girls track teams make good showings during a showcase meet held at Dimond High Friday and Saturday. The venue provided athletes an opportunity to race on the same track used for this season’s Region and State events, to be held May 15-16 and May 23-24, respectively.

May Issue 2 2014

Softball roundup

With 11 games in two weeks, the Mustangs varsity softball team enters the second half of the season sporting a 8-3 win-loss record, reported head coach Jim Huber. After a near-perfect 5-1 record the first week, Chugiak fell to South, 4-1, on April 28, then 10-8, to West, April 30.

Mustang girls outrun Wolves, 3-0 May Issue 1 2014

Mustang girls outrun Wolves, 3-0

In the first outdoor soccer meeting between the two local schools, the Chugiak girls defeated Eagle River, 3-0, while the boys followed with a 1-1 draw in action at Tom Huffer Sr. Stadium on April 23.

Muscles and more April Issue 4 2014

Muscles and more

Oh my! Itsy-bitsy swimsuits. Tanned skin (OK, it was fake tan but this is Alaska—we take what we can get). And lots and lots of gleaming, hardcore, ripped muscles. It wasn’t another Alaska-based TV show. It was high school.

April Issue 3 2014

Eagle River soccer teams make most of trip to Capitol City

The Eagle River boys and girls soccer teams enjoyed great weather and good success on their games in Juneau, playing the Crimson Bears and Thunder Mountain Falcons, Friday and Saturday.

Top guns Papasodora and Henderson advance April Issue 3 2014

Top guns Papasodora and Henderson advance

The Borealis Bullseye Rifle Club sent two teams to the Civilian Marksman Program Western Regionals Championships held in Layton, Utah April 3-5. The club offers training 11 months a year, with practices four nights weekly at East Anchorage High, with the long hours producing a good outcome with the two squads posting a fifth and tenth place finish, regionally, and 16th and 33rd overall.

April Issue 3 2014

Knik Little League seeks players to round out rosters

With nearly 350 athletes currently onboard, Knik Little League president Dan Kendall is hoping for a significant increase in the three weeks prior to anticipated on-field play and the cry of “play ball.”

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