Eagle River is loaded with 42 athletes in its 2012 cross country running program.
Chugiak High has 34 runners out for its cross country team this year — and every one of them is ready to go to work.
Though Eagle River finished on the losing end of another lopsided Cook Inlet Conference football game Saturday, Aug. 18, the 49-6 final didn’t tell the whole story, Wolves’ head coach Jason Brewer said.
Chugiak’s stingy defense kept the Wolves from reaching the end zone as the Mustangs blanked their crosstown rivals 19-0 in Cook Inlet Conference flag football action Tuesday, Aug. 21 at Eagle River.
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.