After running Eagle River High’s boys soccer program for its first four years, Eric Dearborn is starting is second stint with the Wolves. The opportunity for Dearborn to reassume the head coaching duties came after Max Solodkii took a job in Atlanta after coaching varsity for one season.
Though four graduating seniors took of ton of talent with them, the Mustangs’ 10 returners should keep Chugiak’s girls soccer team strong for the 2013 season, head coach Paul Brehmer said.
The Chugiak Dog Mushers Association held its 6th Annual Purebred Spring Fling on Saturday, March 16 at the Beach Lake Sled Dog Trails. This annual event celebrates the northern breeds who are recognized by the American (AKC) and Canadian (CKC) kennel clubs and whose purpose is to work in harness.
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.
Less than a week into the 2013 track and field season, Chugiak High was literally hundreds of miles ahead of the pack. The Mustangs held a fundraiser March 8-9 where at least one athlete ran on the school’s indoor track for 24 consecutive hours. Twenty-one Chugiak runners racked up a combined 2,170 laps — nearly 200 miles. Ty Jordan’s 305 laps — more than a marathon — were the most by any individual.