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Chugiak takes 7-6 OT thriller against Eagle River February Issue 1 2015

Chugiak takes 7-6 OT thriller against Eagle River

There was a packed house of fans on hand at the Harry J. McDonald Memorial Center for the regular season final between Chugiak and Eagle River High hockey teams Saturday. They did not go home unentertained.

CER girls finish season 1-2 in tourney pool play February Issue 1 2015

CER girls finish season 1-2 in tourney pool play

The Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey team went 1-2 among their three pool games during last week’s season-ending tournament in Anchorage. The local team, combined with girls from the two local high schools, opened the six-team tourney with a 3-1 win over South-Bartlett in the late game Thursday.

CER girls ready for state hockey tournament January Issue 5 2015

CER girls ready for state hockey tournament

Perhaps in no other varsity program is the parity of classes more apparent than among those playing for the Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey team. With five freshman and four sophomores, it is the underclassmen that rank superior, at least numerically, to the balance of the team’s roster including three juniors and three seniors.

ERHS boys split with North Pole, West Valley; season ends Jan. 31 January Issue 5 2015

ERHS boys split with North Pole, West Valley; season ends Jan. 31

What a difference a night makes. Oh, and a change in opponents helps too. The Eagle River hockey team experienced the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat on successive night last week, as they defeated North Pole, 10-2, Thursday, before falling to Fairbanks powerhouse, West Valley, 6-2, Friday.

Chugiak wins Rumble Cup in comeback January Issue 5 2015

Chugiak wins Rumble Cup in comeback

With the regular season closing with victories awarded due to the slimmest of margins, the Chugiak Mustang varsity wrestling team will host and compete in the Region IV Tournament, Friday and Saturday.

Snow a welcome event for skiers January Issue 5 2015

Snow a welcome event for skiers

With the skies yielding the fluffy white stuff, things are certainly looking better for areawide high school cross country skiers, including the number of races, with two last week. Both Chugiak and Eagle River High competed in the Twilight Freestyle Relay, held Tuesday, Jan. 20, and the Freestyle Gerbil Loop race Saturday, Jan. 24. Both events were held at Kincaid Park.

OT loss for Chugiak; Wolves tussle with Service January Issue 4 2015

OT loss for Chugiak; Wolves tussle with Service

Neither Chugiak nor Eagle River hockey teams could manage wins in a conference loaded with parity as Chugiak lost in overtime to Dimond, 3-2, and Service beat host Eagle River, 5-3, Saturday at the McDonald Center.

Chugiak girls hoopsters get win against South January Issue 4 2015

Chugiak girls hoopsters get win against South

The Chugiak Lady Mustangs ended the week well, unending visiting South Anchorage, 48-34, Saturday, following their loss to the East T-Birds earlier in the week. Randi McMullen led all scorers with 15 points the Mustangs ran away with the win.

CER senior trio figure large in 3-0 Senior Night victory January Issue 4 2015

CER senior trio figure large in 3-0 Senior Night victory

Looking to peak at the right time of the season is the goal for both coaches and players on the Chugiak-Eagle River girls varsity hockey team, with their upcoming first-round tournament contest Jan. 29.

Ready to rumble January Issue 4 2015

Ready to rumble

Let’s get ready to Rumbllllle. No, really. The fifth annual Rumble Cup is up for grabs yet again as Eagle River High wrestlers host Chugiak this Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 6 p.m. And while Eagle River won the inaugural event, the Mustangs have dominated the past three years, even though the Wolves were favored on paper to win last year, said Eagle River High coach Chris Ruggles.

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