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The year in sports December Issue 4 2012

The year in sports

There were historic seasons and heartbreaking stories in the world of sports in 2012, a year that saw state champions crowned and rivals bested all year ‘round. Here’s a sport-by-sport account of some of the biggest and most interesting Chugiak-Eagle River sports stories in the year 2012.

December Issue 4 2012

High school sports round-up

Autumn Sperry erupted for four goals as Chugiak-Eagle River defeated South-Bartlett 5-4 on Friday, Dec. 21 at the McDonald Center in Eagle River. SAB led 4-1 after one period, but the Wolves rallied for two goals in each of the final two periods.

Wolves claim third at Cougar Tip-Off December Issue 3 2012

Wolves claim third at Cougar Tip-Off

Eagle River outlasted Palmer 59-52 to claim third place at the 33rd Annual Cougar Tip-Off Tournament at Service High on Saturday, Dec. 15.

Nordic skiers team up at Bartlett December Issue 3 2012

Nordic skiers team up at Bartlett

Chugiak’s Sam Hartke and Sarissa Lammers teamed up to place second in the girl’s “A” relay at the Bartlett Sprint Relays on Saturday, Dec. 15 at Bartlett High. The duo finished 12 seconds behind South’s Marion Woods and Teagan Yutrenka. Eagle River’s Hannah Stevens and Carisa Anderson were 14th.

December Issue 3 2012

Speedskating club holds races at the Mac

The Alaska Speedskating Club held its monthly races at the McDonald Center on Saturday, Dec. 15. The results are as follows.

Horton, Burroughs place second at Christmas Classic December Issue 3 2012

Horton, Burroughs place second at Christmas Classic

Xavier Horton and Richard Burroughs each earned second-place finishes to lead all local wrestlers at the West Christmas Classic on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14-15.

Birchwood Christian girls ready for new challenge December Issue 3 2012

Birchwood Christian girls ready for new challenge

Birchwood Christian School’s girls basketball team can forget about their second-best Central Interior Conference record last year. This season, it doesn’t mean anything.

BCS basketball eyes return trip to state December Issue 3 2012

BCS basketball eyes return trip to state

The series of firsts continue for Birchwood Christian School’s boys basketball team. After winning the first Central Interior Conference title and earning the first state tournament berth in school history, the Warriors are entering their first season as a member of the Peninsula Conference this year.

Conference full of parity, hockey coaches say December Issue 3 2012

Conference full of parity, hockey coaches say

The first half of Cook Inlet Conference play has shown Bill Comer that his team has a chance to win every time it steps on the ice.

A rocky beginning December Issue 2 2012

A rocky beginning

Nobody joins a Nordic ski team to lift weights or swim. “We’ve been doing a lot of weights, a lot of core, a lot of running,” said Eagle River Wolves head coach Liz Turner during a 5-kilometer freestyle Nordic ski race Saturday, Dec. 8 on Sand Lake.