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‘Shack’ reacts to game’s bizarre twist January Issue 2 2013

‘Shack’ reacts to game’s bizarre twist

Chugiak High football players once again found themselves in the middle of controversy due to use of an ineligible player. Only this time it was the opposing team at fault — and it was intentional.

Two Wolves reach Colony finals January Issue 2 2013

Two Wolves reach Colony finals

Eagle River’s Cory Florence defeated Wasilla’s Blake Marks 4-2 in the finals of the 145-pound weight class at the Colony Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 5 in Palmer.

January Issue 1 2013

Home cooking at Besh Cup

Local skiers sped around the Beach Lake Trails as if they were in their own backyards on Dec. 23 for the second of two Besh Cup races held before Christmas.

January Issue 1 2013

Wolves finish seventh at Cactus Jam

Eagle River High’s boys basketball team finished seventh out of eight teams in the Cactus Division at the Cactus Jam Hoop Classic in Phoenix on Dec. 26-31.

Mustang boys learning January Issue 1 2013

Mustang boys learning

With 0.1 second left in a game long since decided, Chugiak head boys basketball coach Kevin Fullmer continued coaching, screaming for his Mustangs to defend a meaningless inbounds pass as if a state title was on the line.

CHS girls net first hoops win January Issue 1 2013

CHS girls net first hoops win

Led by a determined senior and an explosive freshman, the Chugiak girls basketball team dominated the second half to earn a 49-42 win over Century (Hillsboro, Ore.) Dec. 29 in the final game of the Doc Larson Roundball Classic in Wasilla.

December Issue 4 2012

High school sports round-up

Autumn Sperry erupted for four goals as Chugiak-Eagle River defeated South-Bartlett 5-4 on Friday, Dec. 21 at the McDonald Center in Eagle River. SAB led 4-1 after one period, but the Wolves rallied for two goals in each of the final two periods.

The year in sports December Issue 4 2012

The year in sports

There were historic seasons and heartbreaking stories in the world of sports in 2012, a year that saw state champions crowned and rivals bested all year ‘round. Here’s a sport-by-sport account of some of the biggest and most interesting Chugiak-Eagle River sports stories in the year 2012.

Wolves claim third at Cougar Tip-Off December Issue 3 2012

Wolves claim third at Cougar Tip-Off

Eagle River outlasted Palmer 59-52 to claim third place at the 33rd Annual Cougar Tip-Off Tournament at Service High on Saturday, Dec. 15.

BCS basketball eyes return trip to state December Issue 3 2012

BCS basketball eyes return trip to state

The series of firsts continue for Birchwood Christian School’s boys basketball team. After winning the first Central Interior Conference title and earning the first state tournament berth in school history, the Warriors are entering their first season as a member of the Peninsula Conference this year.

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