The Eagle River girls’ basketball season ended with an 89-15 loss to top-seeded Dimond in the opening round of the Cook Inlet Conference tournament Feb. 29 at West High.
After trailing by as many as 13 points in the first half, Chugiak’s girls rallied to take the lead but ultimately fell to West High...
With a thrilling 57-56 win over Effie Kokrine in the Central Interior Conference championship March 3, Birchwood Christian School’s boys basketball team became the first in school history to earn a trip to the state tournament.
Birchwood Christian’s boys became the first in school history to earn a Class 2A state basketball tournament berth with a thrilling 57-56 win over Effie Kokrine in the Central Interior Conference championship Saturday at Anderson School.
West outscored Chugiak 15-10 in the final quarter to earn a berth in the Cook Inlet Conference Tournament title game and a precious automatic bid to the state tournament.
After the second day of the Cook Inlet Conference basketball tournament, Chugiak’s girls are the lone local team whose season will continue. The Mustangs defeated Bartlett 40-21 while Eagle River’s boys lost a heartbreaker 61-60 to tournament host West on Thursday, March 1.
The 700-mile trip from Eagle River to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, site of the 2012 Arctic Winter Games, won’t be foreign to Team Alaska’s speedskaters.
Chugiak-Eagle River wrestlers have established themselves as kings of the middle school mat.