Archive of: Sport's Features



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.

Chugiak High girls first, boys second, in CIC track and field finale May Issue 4 2014

Chugiak High girls first, boys second, in CIC track and field finale

By the narrowest of margins, the Chugiak High girls track and field team secured the team title in the Cook Inlet Conference Championship, defeating host school Dimond, 107-105.5, Saturday.

May Issue 4 2014

Wolves advance into state-bound baseball bracket

The Eagle River varsity baseball team still has much to prove, with recent victories sending the team into the top tier and guaranteeing the squad a trip to the state tournament.

Mirror Lake wins City Track Championship May Issue 3 2014

Mirror Lake wins City Track Championship

The Mirror Lake Coyotes track and field team rode the wave of impressive relay team finishes to place first in the district-wide City Championships concluding May 8. The championships, the first time for athletes from all 11 schools to confront one another, was divided into three portions for running preliminaries, field championships and running finals at three different venues including the field finals, hosted by Mirror Lake.

A “howling” win for the Wolves May Issue 3 2014

A “howling” win for the Wolves

Eagle River relief pitcher Guido Gerali, a foreign-exchange student from Italy, pitched four inning of scoreless ball to help the Wolves to a 16-7 victory over Chugiak in action at Mulcahy Stadium Saturday.

May Issue 3 2014

Eagle River soccer teams best Ketchikan squads

The Eagle River Wolves varsity boys and girls squads collected non-league victories, reeling in the King Salmon of Ketchikan High, 3-1 and 3-0, respectively, in actions at Eagle River High Saturday.

May Issue 3 2014

Chugiak boys win, girls second in FroshSoph track meet

The Mustang boys team won the annual Frosh-Sop meet, held May 10, at South Anchorage High. The girls placed second. Mustang coach Melissa Hall said the victory was largely due in part to a sweep in the majority of the relays and to first-place performances by John Weaver, in the 400m; Dillon Pratt, the100m; and Roan Hall, the 3200m.

May Issue 2 2014

Wolves roundup: Eagle River comes from behind to almost tie

It was the Dimond Lynx versus the Eagle River Wolves at Mulcahy Stadium Saturday afternoon for each team’s first league game of the high school baseball season. Dimond opened things up in the first inning, of the seven inning game, by scoring one run, followed by three quick successive outs. The Wolves answered with one run of their own during their first chance on offense, after Michael Rosenberg roped a double to left field, and then scored on double that RJ Dirscherl shot on his own to left field a moment later. The Lynx then gained momentum in the second inning and scored three more runs. Both sides were somewhat neutralized until the sixth inning when Dimond squeezed another run across the plate to bring the score to 5 - 1.

May Issue 2 2014

Track and field City Championships

Toting an undefeated regular season, Mirror Lake Middle School track coach Mitch Tarter is looking for much of the same as the Coyotes ready for the City Championships to be held Tuesday and Thursday this week. The track finals will be held at Goldenview Middle School today (Thursday), beginning at 3:45 p.m.

Blue skies, high temps and broad smiles May Issue 2 2014

Blue skies, high temps and broad smiles

More than 500 enthusiastic players and their parents were present at Lions Park for opening ceremonies for the Knik Little League held May 3 under bright blue skies and even brighter expectations for the summer.