Eagle River will have more than bragging rights on the line when it meets Chugiak on the ice Saturday, Jan. 26. Led by a pair of goals by Brett Wood, the Wolves beat West (6-6-1) 3-1 on Tuesday, Jan. 22 to tie East at 5-8 in the conference.
It was a big weekend at the Besh Cup for the Lammers siblings in Soldotna. University of Alaska Fairbanks freshman Isaac Lammers, of Chugiak, took over the top spot in the Older Junior boys Besh Cup standings with a pair of top-five finishes at Tsalteshi Trails, while younger sister Sarissa had a pair of strong finishes to move into second place in the J1 girls standings.
For the second straight week, all local 4A basketball teams came up winless. At the 1A level, Birchwood Christian School went undefeated last week.
Chugiak’s Richard Burroughs led all local wrestlers with a second-place finish at the Glenn Vandergaw Classic at Dimond High on Saturday, Jan. 12.
With just a week and a half before the Cook Inlet Conference hockey tournament, just five points separated four teams as of Tuesday, Jan. 15.
It wasn’t exactly home, but Chugiak’s Sam Hartke looked plenty comfortable covering the 7.5-kilometer classic course at Kincaid Park Saturday, Jan. 12.
Three of four local prep bowling teams won their matches on Thursday, Jan. 10 at Eagle River Bowl.
Eagle River’s Cory Florence defeated Wasilla’s Blake Marks 4-2 in the finals of the 145-pound weight class at the Colony Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 5 in Palmer.
Chugiak High football players once again found themselves in the middle of controversy due to use of an ineligible player. Only this time it was the opposing team at fault — and it was intentional.