With about 50 athletes out and another five to 10 expected to join after spring break (which ended March 16), Eagle River High head track and field coach Matt Turner had something to celebrate before the 2012 season even started.
After going through nine head coaches in as many seasons, Jon Schroeder is back at the helm of Chugiak High’s track program.
If Chugiak’s girls soccer team is going to return to state this year, the Mustangs will have to do it without standout Kelly Cobb.
Though Eagle River High is fielding just one girls soccer team, it has a high caliber of players, second-year head coach Lauren Mason said.
In their first year as a Competition team, the Eagle River Glacier Hockey Association’s Alaska Glacier Bears won the U16 Tier II state title. Now, the Bears are heading to the national tournament in Green Bay, Wis., on March 28 through April 1 to see how they stack up against the Lower 48.
Noorvik defeated Birchwood Christian School 58-38 in the boys Class 2A state basketball semifinals Tuesday at Sullivan Arena. The Warriors will take on Yakutat at 10:40 a.m. Wednesday in the third-place game.
Birchwood Christian defeated Bristol Bay 34-33 on Monday, March 12 to advance to the semifinals of the state Class 2A basketball tournament at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.
Chugiak's Jim Lanier was the first Iditarod musher to reach the Cripple checkpoint on Thursday, winning $3,000 in gold nuggets
With a thrilling 57-56 win over Effie Kokrine in the Central Interior Conference championship March 3, Birchwood Christian School’s boys basketball team became the first in school history to earn a trip to the state tournament.
The Eagle River girls’ basketball season ended with an 89-15 loss to top-seeded Dimond in the opening round of the Cook Inlet Conference tournament Feb. 29 at West High.