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August Issue 2 2014

Eagle River XC running lead numbers game

Eagle River cross-country coach Jacob Bera is in an enviable position. That’s because he has 47 athletes currently on the docket. “Last year we topped out with 61, so I’m still hoping for some more,” said the sixth-year coach Sunday evening.

Williams steps into position as Chugiak cheer coach August Issue 2 2014

Williams steps into position as Chugiak cheer coach

After six years as mild-mannered math teacher at Chugiak High, returning teacher Megan Williams is embarking on a new role – that of sponsor/coach for the Mustangs football cheer squad.

August Issue 1 2014

Way to go, Knik Little League

The Knik Majors Little League All-Star team secured a first-round round robin victory, defeating Idaho, 6-4, Saturday in San Bernardino, Calif. The game started at 10 a.m., with a field temperature of 90 degrees.

Chugiak sends 47 athletes to camp prior to official start Aug. 4 August Issue 1 2014

Chugiak sends 47 athletes to camp prior to official start Aug. 4

Incoming first-year Chugiak varsity football coach Roger Spackman got a good look at his charges, with 47 athletes coming out for the team camp hosted at Colony High last week.

Eagle River football to benefit from weight/conditioning program August Issue 1 2014

Eagle River football to benefit from weight/conditioning program

First-year Eagle River High varsity football coach Matt Turner says that he can notice the benefits of a summer-long conditioning and weight training program run by former player Ben Kozak.

Local Chugiak Soccer Club teams compete in 2014 Zane Cup July Issue 5 2014

Local Chugiak Soccer Club teams compete in 2014 Zane Cup

Just like Team USA in the recently completed World Cup, local soccer players had the opportunity to take their game to the next level, taking part in the 2014 Zane Cup, hosted by Futbol Alaska Soccer Club at the Russian Jack Soccer Fields in East Anchorage last week.

July Issue 5 2014

Crow Pass Crossing race results

A pair of first-time winners took top honors last Saturday as Allan Spangler and Christy Marvin earned the men’s and women’s titles in the 31st annual Crow Pass Crossing, including a near-record performance by Marvin.

Legion teams drop state baseball opener July Issue 5 2014

Legion teams drop state baseball opener

Apparently past laurels are of no effect when it comes to tournament baseball. The Chugiak and Eagle River American Legion had gained top billing in the National division based on regular-season results, posting identical records of 13 wins, five losses over the past two month.

Knik 11-12 Majors All-Stars win state tourney July Issue 5 2014

Knik 11-12 Majors All-Stars win state tourney

With the third time being the charm, returning members of the Knik All-Stars 11-12 all-stars have the opportunity to advance out of state, seeking future glory as the team readies for their trip to the Little League World Series Western Regionals in San Bernardino, Calif., held Aug. 1-10.

Knik Intermediate Boys end pool play with 11-5 win over Arizona July Issue 4 2014

Knik Intermediate Boys end pool play with 11-5 win over Arizona

As if the 90-degree weather of Nogales, Ariz., isn’t enough, members of the Knik Intermediate boys team are playing athletes who have focused on baseball and play the sport year round, hinted team manager Hal Froehle.

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