The Alaska Speedskating Club held its monthly races at the McDonald Center on Saturday, Dec. 15. The results are as follows.
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.
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.
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.
Visiting West High handed Eagle River a 62-18 loss in Cook Inlet Conference wrestling action Dec. 5.
Chugiak’s boys basketball team has several fresh faces this season. Just three returners are back for the Mustangs — Skyler Fullmer, Payton Fullmer and Roger Jorgensen. And of those three, only the Fullmer cousins saw significant playing time last season.
After winning only two games in the 2010-11 season, Eagle River’s boys basketball team finished 6-8 in Cook Inlet Conference play and was just two points shy of reaching the semifinals of the CIC tourney.
Believe it or not, graduating six seniors and losing its point guard has benefited Chugiak’s girls basketball team, said third-year head coach Ryan Hales.
First-place South (8-0) dealt Eagle River a 9-0 Cook Inlet Conference defeat Tuesday, Dec. 11 at the McDonald Center. The Wolves fell to 3-5 in the CIC.
Chugiak’s girls bowling team remained in first place in the Anchorage Scholastic Bowling League standings after getting a 22-13 win over Dimond on Dec. 6 at Jewel Lake Bowl. Chugiak’s boys team didn’t fare as well against the Lynx, falling from first to third in the standings after a 35-0 loss. Eagle River’s boys dropped one spot in the league to fifth with a 27-8 loss to West, while the Wolves’ girl moved up one notch to fourth with a 27-8 victory.