Nicole Mrugala started 2012 the way she ended 2011 — perfect.
Eagle River’s girls second-place bowling team split 15-15 with third-place Bartlett in Anchorage High School Bowling League play on Jan. 5 at Center Bowl. Carly Meacham rolled the high individual game for the Wolves with a 171.
A 20-point, fourth-quarter surge was enough for South Anchorage to prevent Eagle River’s girls from winning their first basketball game in more than two years.
Missing the state tournament last year has Chugiak High’s girls basketball team more motivated for this season. But it won’t be easy getting there this year.
Even the start of a new sports season can’t erase the way Chugiak High’s 2011 football campaign ended.
Eagle River High girls basketball again is suffering from low numbers. The 2011-12 team has just six full-time varsity players and two JV swingers.
Missing state last year coupled with the new rule that guarantees only two Cook Inlet Conference berths in the postseason this year...