Having earned a bronze medal in the 1,500-meter run at the 2012 Warrior Games — an athletic competition that pits U.S. service members against one another — Eagle River’s Mike Sanders is no slouch when it comes to running.
First-year head coach Jason Brewer assumed all the blame for the 68-6 trouncing Eagle River suffered at the hands of South in the Wolves’ season-opening game Saturday, Aug. 11 at Anchorage Football Stadium.
Mustangs coach Duncan Shackelford said his team — which suited just 23 varsity players — couldn’t deal with the Wolfpack’s ability to rotate in fresh players on offense and defense in their 35-12 loss to West Valley on Aug. 11.
Two longtime Chugiak High coaches were recently inducted into the Alaska High School Hall of Fame.
After finishing 7-8 and falling to West in the opening round of the Cook Inlet Conference playoffs last year, Chugiak’s flag football team has set the bar high for the 2012 campaign.
Throughout the 2012 softball season, Chugiak Mustangs head coach Jim Huber touted the strength of his senior class.
What a difference one season can make.
Chugiak falls 34-12 at West Valley; Wolves crushed by South
Eagle River Olympic athlete Corey Cogdell finished 11th overall and failed to advance to the six-woman finals of the Olympic Trapshooting competition on Saturday, Aug. 4 in London, England.
Chugiak players and coaches had no say in the far-flung venue choice for the team’s season opener, but the Mustangs can guarantee themselves a home game in the season finale. All they’ve gotta do is win.