Eagle River outlasted Palmer 59-52 to claim third place at the 33rd Annual Cougar Tip-Off Tournament at Service High on Saturday, Dec. 15.
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.
Xavier Horton and Richard Burroughs each earned second-place finishes to lead all local wrestlers at the West Christmas Classic on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14-15.
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.
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 first half of Cook Inlet Conference play has shown Bill Comer that his team has a chance to win every time it steps on the ice.
Sarissa Lammers and Sam Hartke could be seeing a lot of each other this season. The Chugiak duo finished fourth and fifth respectively at the Sand Lake 5-kilometer races held Dec. 8 in Anchorage to lead the Mustang girls to a fourth-place finish.
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 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.