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Anchorage Glacier Pilots upend Chinooks June Issue 4 2014

Anchorage Glacier Pilots upend Chinooks

Fans were treated to both hope and heartbreak as the Chugiak Chinooks rallied to tie the score, 6-6, in the eighth inning, before yielding five runs in the ninth, to lose 11-6 Wednesday night at Loretta French Field.

June Issue 4 2014

Mayor’s Marathon and Half-Marathon results

Congratulations on all of the Chugiak and Eagle River area runners who toughed out wet and windy conditions to compete in the Mayor’s Marathon Race day events on June 21. The marathon is a beast, especially after mile 20 (yeah, you know what I’m talking about). Anyone who conquers it, regardless of time, is a winner in our book.

Chugiak softballers finish 2-2 June Issue 3 2014

Chugiak softballers finish 2-2

With a second-round loss to East, leading to a third game of day one, it was going to be a tall order for any team to win the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska State Softball Championships held June 6-7.

Eagle River Legion team posts 3-1 record on road trip June Issue 3 2014

Eagle River Legion team posts 3-1 record on road trip

Trailing to Fairbanks by the famed Parks Highway, the Eagle River American Legion baseball team rolled up a 3-1 record in games played against Fairbanks Posts 11 and 30, held June 13-15.

Wolves’ Unprecedented Season Ends Early in State Tourney June Issue 2 2014

Wolves’ Unprecedented Season Ends Early in State Tourney

The Eagle River High School baseball team wrapped up its most successful season in the program’s history this weekend at the Alaska state baseball championship tournament in Sitka.

Chugiak softball team defeats Bartlett June Issue 1 2014

Chugiak softball team defeats Bartlett

The Chugiak Mustang softball team faced elimination but overcame, whittling away a 2-0 first-inning deficit, with three runs in the second inning, and three more in the third, en route to upending Bartlett’s hopes with a 8-3 win in the first game of a double-header Thursday at Albrecht Field.

Local baseball opens this weekend June Issue 1 2014

Local baseball opens this weekend

The kings are running on the Kenai and the Chinooks are arriving in Chugiak-Eagle River. The latter, of course, are the two-legged variety whose habitat in the diamond at Loretta French Park in Chugiak. College players from around the country are arriving this week and will quickly get down to business. Opening day for the Alaska Baseball League team is Sunday when the Chinooks open a four-game series of non-league games with the Mat-Su Miners.

Swim, bike and oh yeah, run June Issue 1 2014

Swim, bike and oh yeah, run

They came from Anchorage and Wasilla, Fairbanks and Valdez, Nome and Bethel and even Minnesota and South Dakota. Close to 400 men and women swam, biked and ran in this year’s Eagle River Triathlon on June 1, a day that saw snow in the upper altitudes.

Eagle River wins against Dimond and South May Issue 5 2014

Eagle River wins against Dimond and South

The Eagle River baseball team won two of three games in the top tier round-robin tournaments, including a 4-1 victory over Dimond Friday, and 10-7 win over South last Saturday, to force a one-game play with West, which was held May 27.

May Issue 5 2014

Eagle River Christian High places first among boys

The Eagle River Christian Eagles High School track teams garnered first and second place finishes among their boys and girls squads respectively, during the Alaska Christian Schools Athletic Association State Meet held at Wasilla High May 3.