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Eagle River Football Field under construction August Issue 2 2014

Eagle River Football Field under construction

For those living in Eagle Pointe, perhaps you can hear the heavy equipment moving upon the Eagle River High grounds – perhaps not. But the evidence of such work is becoming readily apparent with the laying in of the substructure and now, metal supports for the new home field bleachers on the West side, facing the high school.

Spackman takes helm of Mustang football August Issue 2 2014

Spackman takes helm of Mustang football

With 10 years of varsity football coaching experience at East Anchorage High, one can’t call Roger Spackman a first-year coach – just a first-year varsity coach at Chugiak.

Chugiak sends 47 athletes to camp prior to official start Aug. 4 August Issue 1 2014

Chugiak sends 47 athletes to camp prior to official start Aug. 4

Incoming first-year Chugiak varsity football coach Roger Spackman got a good look at his charges, with 47 athletes coming out for the team camp hosted at Colony High last week.

August Issue 1 2014

Way to go, Knik Little League

The Knik Majors Little League All-Star team secured a first-round round robin victory, defeating Idaho, 6-4, Saturday in San Bernardino, Calif. The game started at 10 a.m., with a field temperature of 90 degrees.

Eagle River football to benefit from weight/conditioning program August Issue 1 2014

Eagle River football to benefit from weight/conditioning program

First-year Eagle River High varsity football coach Matt Turner says that he can notice the benefits of a summer-long conditioning and weight training program run by former player Ben Kozak.

Legion teams drop state baseball opener July Issue 5 2014

Legion teams drop state baseball opener

Apparently past laurels are of no effect when it comes to tournament baseball. The Chugiak and Eagle River American Legion had gained top billing in the National division based on regular-season results, posting identical records of 13 wins, five losses over the past two month.

July Issue 5 2014

Crow Pass Crossing race results

A pair of first-time winners took top honors last Saturday as Allan Spangler and Christy Marvin earned the men’s and women’s titles in the 31st annual Crow Pass Crossing, including a near-record performance by Marvin.

Knik 11-12 Majors All-Stars win state tourney July Issue 5 2014

Knik 11-12 Majors All-Stars win state tourney

With the third time being the charm, returning members of the Knik All-Stars 11-12 all-stars have the opportunity to advance out of state, seeking future glory as the team readies for their trip to the Little League World Series Western Regionals in San Bernardino, Calif., held Aug. 1-10.

Local Chugiak Soccer Club teams compete in 2014 Zane Cup July Issue 5 2014

Local Chugiak Soccer Club teams compete in 2014 Zane Cup

Just like Team USA in the recently completed World Cup, local soccer players had the opportunity to take their game to the next level, taking part in the 2014 Zane Cup, hosted by Futbol Alaska Soccer Club at the Russian Jack Soccer Fields in East Anchorage last week.

Knik Intermediate Boys end pool play with 11-5 win over Arizona July Issue 4 2014

Knik Intermediate Boys end pool play with 11-5 win over Arizona

As if the 90-degree weather of Nogales, Ariz., isn’t enough, members of the Knik Intermediate boys team are playing athletes who have focused on baseball and play the sport year round, hinted team manager Hal Froehle.

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