With just an eight-week season, every Cook Inlet Conference soccer match is important. This year, they’re even more crucial. At the end of last season, the head coaches voted to eliminate the conference tournament and all eight CIC principals approved the change, according to Vikki McConnell, coordinating assistant principal for soccer. That means the top three boys and girls teams in the conference at the end of the regular season advance to state.
Yakutat defeated Birchwood Christian School 51-42 in the consolation final at the boys Class 1A state basketball tournament Wednesday at Sullivan Arena.
Birchwood Christian School earned a spot in the consolation finals after a 55-42 win over Minto on Tuesday in the boys Class 1A state basketball tournament at West High.
Birchwood Christian School defeated Russian Mission 65-56 on Monday in the boys Class 1A state basketball tournament.
Noatak defeated Birchwood Christian School 55-49 in the first round of the boys Class 1A state basketball tournament Saturday.
Alaska Nordic Racing (ANR) skier Sarissa Lammers had the top finish among six locals on Day 1 of the USSA Marriot Junior National Nordic Ski Championships in Fairbanks Monday, March 11.
After earning the first Cook Inlet Conference tournament win in program history, Eagle River High’s boys basketball team ended its season with a 65-60 loss to West in the third-place game Saturday, March 9.
Last year, Birchwood Christian School’s boys basketball team won the program’s first conference title and earned its first state berth. The Warriors are looking to make history again.
Eagle River High’s track and field team saw another surge in numbers for the second straight year. “Last year was the biggest until this year,” head coach Matt Turner said of his 77 athletes.
West High ended Chugiak’s season with a 75-53 win in the first round of the Cook Inlet Conference girls basketball tournament March 6.