Archive of: Sport's Features



Vandergaw provides big test for local grapplers January Issue 3 2013

Vandergaw provides big test for local grapplers

Chugiak’s Richard Burroughs led all local wrestlers with a second-place finish at the Glenn Vandergaw Classic at Dimond High on Saturday, Jan. 12.

Home away from home January Issue 3 2013

Home away from home

It wasn’t exactly home, but Chugiak’s Sam Hartke looked plenty comfortable covering the 7.5-kilometer classic course at Kincaid Park Saturday, Jan. 12.

January Issue 3 2013

Bowlers rolling toward season finale

Three of four local prep bowling teams won their matches on Thursday, Jan. 10 at Eagle River Bowl.

January Issue 3 2013

Tough week for 4A basketball teams

For the second straight week, all local 4A basketball teams came up winless. At the 1A level, Birchwood Christian School went undefeated last week.

Down to the wire January Issue 3 2013

Down to the wire

With just a week and a half before the Cook Inlet Conference hockey tournament, just five points separated four teams as of Tuesday, Jan. 15.

Two Wolves reach Colony finals January Issue 2 2013

Two Wolves reach Colony finals

Eagle River’s Cory Florence defeated Wasilla’s Blake Marks 4-2 in the finals of the 145-pound weight class at the Colony Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 5 in Palmer.

‘Shack’ reacts to game’s bizarre twist January Issue 2 2013

‘Shack’ reacts to game’s bizarre twist

Chugiak High football players once again found themselves in the middle of controversy due to use of an ineligible player. Only this time it was the opposing team at fault — and it was intentional.

Second half surge propels BCS boys January Issue 2 2013

Second half surge propels BCS boys

Caleb Duplessis and Mike Rud combined for 32 points to lead Birchwood Christian School past visiting Peninsula Conference foe Ninilchik 48-28 on Friday, Jan. 4.

January Issue 1 2013

Home cooking at Besh Cup

Local skiers sped around the Beach Lake Trails as if they were in their own backyards on Dec. 23 for the second of two Besh Cup races held before Christmas.