Chugiak High’s tennis program is full of talented newcomers, said fourth-year head coach Sally Jo Cook.
Chugiak head football coach Duncan Shackelford put the blame for his team’s 14-7 Cook Inlet Conference loss to Dimond on Aug. 17 squarely on the shoulders of a lone Mustang.
The Chugiak Soccer Club Tsunami recently competed in the Alaska State Cup Finals soccer tournament in Kenai, where they posted a 2-0-1 record to claim the state championship for the U-12 girls division. The win qualifies the team for the Regional Soccer Tournament to be held in Hawaii next June.
West High defeated Eagle River 49-6 on Saturday, Aug. 18 at Eagle River.
Chugiak fell 14-7 to Dimond on Friday, Aug. 17 at Tom Huffer Sr. Stadium in Chugiak.
Having earned a bronze medal in the 1,500-meter run at the 2012 Warrior Games — an athletic competition that pits U.S. service members against one another — Eagle River’s Mike Sanders is no slouch when it comes to running.
First-year head coach Jason Brewer assumed all the blame for the 68-6 trouncing Eagle River suffered at the hands of South in the Wolves’ season-opening game Saturday, Aug. 11 at Anchorage Football Stadium.
Mustangs coach Duncan Shackelford said his team — which suited just 23 varsity players — couldn’t deal with the Wolfpack’s ability to rotate in fresh players on offense and defense in their 35-12 loss to West Valley on Aug. 11.
After finishing 7-8 and falling to West in the opening round of the Cook Inlet Conference playoffs last year, Chugiak’s flag football team has set the bar high for the 2012 campaign.
Two longtime Chugiak High coaches were recently inducted into the Alaska High School Hall of Fame.