Believe it or not, graduating six seniors and losing its point guard has benefited Chugiak’s girls basketball team, said third-year head coach Ryan Hales.
Lauren Fritz, a 2006 graduate of Eagle River High and a member of the Alaska Pacific University Elite ski team, has been named to the United States roster for the upcoming World Cup Nordic ski races in Quebec.
After losing a 5-4 decision to Ketchikan’s Isaac Lontz earlier, Eagle River High freshman Gavin Arnold edged Lontz 2-1 to claim third place at 132 pounds at the North/South Wrestling Tournament at Soldotna on Saturday, Dec. 1.
Chugiak 8, Bartlett 5 Chugiak picked up an 8-5 Cook Inlet Conference win Tuesday, Dec. 4 at Ben Boeke.
Eagle River High senior Brenden Lyon led all local marksmen by finishing eighth overall with an aggregate score of 378.6 at the Cook Inlet Conference riflery championships Saturday, Dec. 1 at West High.
Eagle River High’s bowling team needs some help. “We need more bowlers, especially girls,” Wolves’ head coach Lynn Kocher said.
Front Row: Sinjin Acuna, Kiley Cousins, Nicole Pinckney, Miranda McMullen, Haylee Huck, Jesi Robison. Back Row: Vyctoria Hooper, Makayla Pestrikoff, Emily Moorhead, Alina Purcell, Kaitlin Hampton. Not pictured: Celeste Jensen
When first-year head coach Teri Schneider took over Chugiak’s bowling program, her main goal was to increase interest.
South/Bartlett beat Chugiak/Eagle River 6-4 in girls hockey on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at the McDonald Center in Eagle River. Autumn Sperry and Morgan Elledge each scored twice for CER. Chugiak/Eagle also lost 5-3 on Tuesday, Nov. 29 to Dimond/West. Sam Perez scored twice for CER, and Elledge added a goal.
You won’t catch Nikkie Viotto with a frown on her face. “Always smiling,” said University of Alaska-Anchorage volleyball coach Chris Green of the Eagle River High School product. “She always came to practice with the same demeanor.”