Chugiak’s Tim Sorensen won the boys’ 3,200-meter run in 10 minutes, 30 seconds at “The Mini” — the season’s first official meet — March 23-24 at The Dome. Sorensen also placed second in the 1,600, finishing just 0.16 seconds behind Max Romey of Service.
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.
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.
With nine seniors, Chugiak High’s boys soccer team won’t be lacking experience for the 2012 campaign.
First-year head soccer coach Max Solodkii couldn’t ask for a better team to start his career at ERHS.
After defeating every conference foe in the regular season and winning three straight en route to a Central Interior Conference title, Birchwood Christian School’s boys finished their season as the third best Class 2A basketball team in the state.
The 2012 Arctic Winter Games closed with 15 local athletes bringing home ulus.
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.
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.