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Eagle River hooper to take game to next level July Issue 1 2014

Eagle River hooper to take game to next level

Two-year Eagle River High basketball letter-winner Thomas Jones will be attending Everett Community College and playing ball for the Trojans. Playing ball since age three, and developing a love for the sport throughout the school years, Thomas played basketball in the Chugiak Youth Sports Association, on YMCA Comp teams and for the Eagle River Wolves C, JV and varsity teams.

Tigers defeat A’s in Bigs and Knik Majors Little League tournament Monday July Issue 1 2014

Tigers defeat A’s in Bigs and Knik Majors Little League tournament Monday

Karma struck a unique chord Monday night as the Tigers defeated the A’s in games played thousands of miles away. The Detroit Tigers, hosting the red-hot Oakland Athletics, got a grand slam homerun from Rajai Davis in the bottom of the ninth to post the spectacular 5-4 win.

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.

Knik Little League All-Star rosters announced June Issue 4 2014

Knik Little League All-Star rosters announced

The Knik Little League held tryouts for the end-of-season All-Star teams on June 16-17.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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