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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

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

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.

May Issue 1 2014

Softball season starts at feverish pitch

With six games in the first week, suspicions and expectations are being revealed quickly for local coaches Jim Huber, of Chugiak, and Eagle River’s Charlie Peyton. Chugiak opened the season defeating Service, 8-0, Monday, April 21, then followed up with a 4-3 win over Dimond, Wednesday. Eagle River lost 6-1 to Bartlett in their open, then 9-4 to West.

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.

April Issue 4 2014

High school softball starts off hot

It will be pre-season to mid-season in one week, or nearly so, as the Eagle River and Chugiak teams play six games this week to open the 2014 High School fastpitch softball schedule. The Wolves and Mustangs square off against one another this Saturday, 10:45 a.m. at Albrecht Field 1.

April Issue 4 2014

Wolves and Mustangs pick up their bats

The Chugiak baseball team has the added benefit of playing three games against Kodiak earlier this month, as both Mustangs and Eagle River Wolves baseball teams field scrimmage games against Lathrop this Saturday at Mulcahy Stadium.

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.

Coyotes howl with seven-point margin April Issue 3 2014

Coyotes howl with seven-point margin

The season opener track meet between Mirror Lake and Gruening Middle Schools was closer than expected, with only seven points separating the two teams, in action at The Dome April 10.

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