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.
Dimond ended both the Eagle River girls and Chugiak boys basketball seasons in the opening round of the Cook Inlet Conference tournament Wednesday, Feb. 29 at West. The Lynx cruised to an 89-15 victory in the girls’ game and beat Chugiak’s boys 51-34.
Chugiak’s girls basketball moved into third place in the Cook Inlet Conference with a 53-46 win over East on Wednesday, Feb. 22. With the victory, the Mustangs improved to 8-5 in the conference heading into their final regular season game Friday, Feb. 24 at Bartlett at 6 p.m.
Chugiak’s girls got back on the winning track with a pair of Cook Inlet Conference wins last week.
If Chugiak senior Isaac Lammers was bothered by his runner-up individual Skimeister finish at the Cook Inlet Conference Nordic Ski Championships at Kincaid Park on Saturday, Feb. 18, he sure wasn’t letting on.
Marquis Spearman drained a game-winning free throw with 7.7 seconds left in regulation to lift Chugiak’s boys past rival Eagle River 50-49 and claim the “Birchwood Bowl” traveling trophy Thursday, Feb. 16.
Eagle River’s Brandon Parrish just scored five points in the Wolves’ 66-62 Cook Inlet Conference overtime win over East on Tuesday, Feb. 14, but he made them count.