Archive of: Sport's Features



Cheering champs October Issue 5 2014

Cheering champs

The Eagle River Varsity Comp Cheerleader was the final team to perform during the two-day Spirit Coaches Association Dance and Drill Fall Championships held at Chugiak High Friday and Saturday.

Ready to hit the ice October Issue 5 2014

Ready to hit the ice

With practices beginning Oct. 20, coaches from both local high school boys hockey teams were given an idea of what they would have to work with for the 2014-15 season.

December Issue 3 2014

Local basketball teams looking to make strides

Don’t look for a lot of upperclassmen among the four teams representing the Chugiak and Eagle River High boys and girls basketball teams this winter. You won’t find them. Among the Mustang boys varsity 12-person roster, six are freshmen, reported first-year head coach Jocquis Sconiers.

December Issue 3 2014

Chugiak, Eagle River High grapplers busy with duals

There is little rest for the weary in the waning days before the two-week Christmas Break next week, as displayed by members of the Eagle River and Chugiak High wrestling teams. Action could be had nearly every day with the heat of competition nearly matched by that transpiring in the practice room at both schools.

Eagle River hockey defeats Mustangs December Issue 3 2014

Eagle River hockey defeats Mustangs

Bringing together a community for a well-played, hard-fought and tightly-contested game between the Eagle River Wolves and Chugiak Mustangs hockey team was in the cards for the hundreds gathered as a capacity crowd Saturday evening at the Ben Boeke Ice Arena in Anchorage.

December Issue 3 2014

Local skiers hit the trail

Even snow-making equipment could not provide the ground cover necessary to hold the scheduled two-day cross-country meet last weekend, leaving ski enthusiasts to get creative in filling the void.

December Issue 3 2014

Chugiak’s Burton leads league with 276 game, Eagle River bowlers sweep South

Both individual and team depth were displayed this week with victories on different planes by local high school bowling teams during last Thursday’s match at Jewel Lake Bowl. The Eagle River boys and girls bowling squads delivered decisions of 33-3 and a 27-8 over West Anchorage in the season’s fourth week, allowing both to climb the league’s ladder.

December Issue 3 2014

Chugiak’s Vannortwich grabs second in Region CIC finale

Local individual Chugiak senior Emily Vannortwich garnered accolades after placing second, firing a 286, during the two-day Cook Inlet Conference riflery championship held at West Anchorage High Dec. 5-6.

Salter’s third leads ER wrestlers December Issue 2 2014

Salter’s third leads ER wrestlers

Eagle River’s 113-pounder William Salter posted a team-best third place showing at the annual North/South Tournament, hosted by Wasilla High last weekend. Salter scored a third-period pin over West Anchorage’s Rafael Rivera en route to climbing into the championship bracket, where he pinned Bartlett’s Oscar Garcia to nab third-place, contributing 15 points towards the Wolves’ tournament talley of 27.

Eagle River splits; Chugiak varsity hockey goes 1-2 December Issue 2 2014

Eagle River splits; Chugiak varsity hockey goes 1-2

The Eagle River Wolves hockey team displayed some little Dr. Jekyll-Mr. Hyde tendencies last week, losing to Service and then defeating Lathrop within a 24-hour span. The Wolves lost to the Cougars, 4-0, Wednesday, then bested the Malemutes, 4-1, Thursday.

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