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January Issue 2 2015

Chugiak High girls “heat” up the court

With the two-plus hour practices daily, a mid-December scrimmage with Grace Christian, and intensive practices held during the first week of their holiday break, coach Ryan Hales said the other ingredient needed for the Lady Mustangs to prepare for their upcoming season was provided in the team’s inclusion in the Gator Winter Classic, held Dec. 26-31, in Green Valley, Nevada.

Ice, Ice, baby January Issue 1 2015

Ice, Ice, baby

After nearly nine months, happy hockey times are here again — or soon will be at the McDonald Center. Due to a nagging leak in the coolant lines embedded in the concrete floor, the whole floor and subfloor had to be taken out, said rink manager Reid McDonald.

Top local sports stories of 2014 January Issue 1 2015

Top local sports stories of 2014

With so much local talent and the host of accomplishments this calendar year, it is impossible to rank the achievements made. So, in a somewhat random array of the following, feel free to assemble according to your own preference this holiday season.

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.

CER girls hockey team improves with a tie December Issue 4 2014

CER girls hockey team improves with a tie

The Chugiak-Eagle River girls hockey team confirmed their continued improvement of late, tying league-leading Dimond-West in play at Ben Boeke Ice Arena Dec. 15. Head coach Scott Hulse was pleased with the team. After giving up a goal in the first half minute of the contest, the local girls played tough, holding the leaders scoreless through the duration of the contest.

Eagle River wrestlers place one-two-three December Issue 4 2014

Eagle River wrestlers place one-two-three

The Eagle River Wolves varsity wrestling team put together their best collective showing yet this season, with members among the highest ranks of the West Anchorage Christmas Classic Friday and Saturday.

Eagle River wins over Palmer and Chugiak December Issue 4 2014

Eagle River wins over Palmer and Chugiak

Senior RJ Discherl led all scorers with 21 points, helping the Eagle River varsity basketball team to a 58-49 victory over the Palmer Moose in the Wolves Den on Dec. 16. A large crowd was on hand to watch the 2014-15 edition of the Wolves, who put together a pair of strong middle quarters for the near double-digit win.

Eagle River girls’ team shows improvement in T-Bird Classic December Issue 4 2014

Eagle River girls’ team shows improvement in T-Bird Classic

Gauging improvement by the smallest of increments, first-year Eagle River High girls varsity coach Stewart Allen had a bit to smile about following the Wolves’ 55-39 loss to Service Saturday in the T-Bird Classic tournament.

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