In their first year as a Competition team, the Eagle River Glacier Hockey Association’s Alaska Glacier Bears won the U16 Tier II state title. Now, the Bears are heading to the national tournament in Green Bay, Wis., on March 28 through April 1 to see how they stack up against the Lower 48.
After defeating every conference foe in the regular season and winning three straight en route to a Central Interior Conference title, Birchwood Christian School’s boys finished their season as the third best Class 2A basketball team in the state.
The 2012 Arctic Winter Games closed with 15 local athletes bringing home ulus.
With about 50 athletes out and another five to 10 expected to join after spring break (which ended March 16), Eagle River High head track and field coach Matt Turner had something to celebrate before the 2012 season even started.
If Chugiak’s girls soccer team is going to return to state this year, the Mustangs will have to do it without standout Kelly Cobb.
The Eagle River girls’ basketball season ended with an 89-15 loss to top-seeded Dimond in the opening round of the Cook Inlet Conference tournament Feb. 29 at West High.
With a thrilling 57-56 win over Effie Kokrine in the Central Interior Conference championship March 3, Birchwood Christian School’s boys basketball team became the first in school history to earn a trip to the state tournament.
After trailing by as many as 13 points in the first half, Chugiak’s girls rallied to take the lead but ultimately fell to West High...