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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.

Chugiak boys basketball full of new blood December Issue 2 2012

Chugiak boys basketball full of new blood

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.

December Issue 2 2012

Chugiak girls get big bowling win

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.

Prep hockey round-up December Issue 1 2012

Prep hockey round-up

Chugiak 8, Bartlett 5 Chugiak picked up an 8-5 Cook Inlet Conference win Tuesday, Dec. 4 at Ben Boeke.

Fritz is World Cup bound December Issue 1 2012

Fritz is World Cup bound

Lauren Fritz, a 2006 graduate of Eagle River High and a member of the Alaska Pacific University Elite ski team, has been named to the United States roster for the upcoming World Cup Nordic ski races in Quebec.

Eagle River wrestler third at North/South December Issue 1 2012

Eagle River wrestler third at North/South

After losing a 5-4 decision to Ketchikan’s Isaac Lontz earlier, Eagle River High freshman Gavin Arnold edged Lontz 2-1 to claim third place at 132 pounds at the North/South Wrestling Tournament at Soldotna on Saturday, Dec. 1.

Lyon leads local shooters at CIC riflery championships December Issue 1 2012

Lyon leads local shooters at CIC riflery championships

Eagle River High senior Brenden Lyon led all local marksmen by finishing eighth overall with an aggregate score of 378.6 at the Cook Inlet Conference riflery championships Saturday, Dec. 1 at West High.

MLMS spikers go undefeated November Issue 5 2012

MLMS spikers go undefeated

Front Row: Sinjin Acuna, Kiley Cousins, Nicole Pinckney, Miranda McMullen, Haylee Huck, Jesi Robison. Back Row: Vyctoria Hooper, Makayla Pestrikoff, Emily Moorhead, Alina Purcell, Kaitlin Hampton. Not pictured: Celeste Jensen

All smiles November Issue 5 2012

All smiles

You won’t catch Nikkie Viotto with a frown on her face. “Always smiling,” said University of Alaska-Anchorage volleyball coach Chris Green of the Eagle River High School product. “She always came to practice with the same demeanor.”

Chugiak sees increased interest in bowling November Issue 5 2012

Chugiak sees increased interest in bowling

When first-year head coach Teri Schneider took over Chugiak’s bowling program, her main goal was to increase interest.

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