Service High handed Eagle River’s boys a 9-0 loss Saturday, March 24 at The Dome in Cook Inlet Conference soccer action. The loss dropped the Wolves to 0-2 in CIC play.
Chugiak’s Tim Sorensen won the boys’ 3,200-meter run in 10 minutes, 30 seconds at “The Mini” — the season’s first official meet — March 23-24 at The Dome. Sorensen also placed second in the 1,600, finishing just 0.16 seconds behind Max Romey of Service.
With nine seniors, Chugiak High’s boys soccer team won’t be lacking experience for the 2012 campaign.
With about 50 athletes out and another five to 10 expected to join after spring break (which ended March 16), Eagle River High head track and field coach Matt Turner had something to celebrate before the 2012 season even started.
In their first year as a Competition team, the Eagle River Glacier Hockey Association’s Alaska Glacier Bears won the U16 Tier II state title. Now, the Bears are heading to the national tournament in Green Bay, Wis., on March 28 through April 1 to see how they stack up against the Lower 48.
If Chugiak’s girls soccer team is going to return to state this year, the Mustangs will have to do it without standout Kelly Cobb.
The 2012 Arctic Winter Games closed with 15 local athletes bringing home ulus.
After going through nine head coaches in as many seasons, Jon Schroeder is back at the helm of Chugiak High’s track program.
Though Eagle River High is fielding just one girls soccer team, it has a high caliber of players, second-year head coach Lauren Mason said.