Anchorage Police have identified the driver in a New Year’s Day collision between a pickup truck and two pedestrians in downtown Anchorage as 21-year-old Tex Daniels II of Chugiak.
Even the start of a new sports season can’t erase the way Chugiak High’s 2011 football campaign ended.
First-year head coach Fred Young doesn’t care that Eagle River High only won two games last year. He doesn’t care that 10 of his 12 players are new to the team.
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.
Police say Tex Daniels II, 21, of Chugiak, was the driver of a 1994 Dodge Ram that struck and injured two pedestrians early New Year's Day in downtown Anchorage.
From the championships to the controversies, local athletes made plenty of headlines in 2011. Here’s how it all went down:
New Eagle River football field general Jason Brewer plans to bring a no-nonsense coaching style, enthusiasm and plenty of experience to the job when he takes over in the fall.