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December Issue 3 2013

Local football teams under new leadership

Chugiak and Eagle River High’s football programs will take the field next season with new head coaches at the helm. Matt Turner is taking over the Wolves’ program while Roger Spacking will be leading the Mustangs.

Papasodora wins conference riflery title December Issue 2 2013

Papasodora wins conference riflery title

Cat Papasodora held the top spot entering the final round of the Cook Inlet Conference riflery championships Saturday, Dec. 7 at West High. All she had to do was hold off the other nine best marksmen through a final round where each fired 10 additional shots. No problem.

December Issue 2 2013

Horton takes first at North-South wrestling tourney

Robert Huffer (152 pounds) won three matches for Chugiak, which went 1-2 in a quad meet against Dimond, East and Service at Dimond High on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Richard Burroughs (220 pounds) and Toren Cheely (195) earned two pinfall wins for the Mustangs.

Chugiak ski program under new leadership December Issue 2 2013

Chugiak ski program under new leadership

Nordic skiers started the season off with a sprint skate race on an icy course at the Service Snowball on Saturday, Dec. 7. The 53 Mustangs are split just about evenly between boys and girls, said first-year head coach Cody Priest. “It’s a good mix of kids,” he said. “Not really any gaps.”

Pucksters suffer losses before break December Issue 1 2013

Pucksters suffer losses before break

Chugiak and Eagle River’s hockey teams suffered losses prior to the Thanksgiving break. West High scored with under two minutes in regulation to edge Chugiak 2-1 on Monday, Nov. 25 at McDonald Center. Taylor Garner scored for the Mustangs with Adam Groendyke and Kris Tomazevic getting the helpers.

December Issue 1 2013

Chugiak grad to skate at World University Games

2008 Chugiak High graduate Ramey Weaver will participate in her second Winter World University Games as part of the U.S. women’s national hockey team Dec. 10-21 in Trentino, Italy. Weaver also played in the Games two years ago.

November Issue 4 2013

Local bowling teams roll to victory

Chugiak and Eagle River cruised to victories in the second week of play in the Anchorage Scholastic Bowling League on Thursday, Nov. 21 at Jewel Lake Bowl. Alex Leibbrand rolled a 231 to help Eagle River’s boys down Service 25-10. Bobby Leibbrand had a high score of 200 for the Wolves.

November Issue 4 2013

Horton, Arnold lead local grapplers at Lancer Smith

Eagle River’s Xavier Horton and Gavin Arnold finished third to lead all local wrestlers at the Lancer Smith Invitational at Palmer on Saturday, Nov. 23. Horton earned a 6-2 decision over Service’s Emetrius McLeod in the 170-pound, third-place match.

Wolves’ netter to play in college November Issue 3 2013

Wolves’ netter to play in college

Wednesday, Nov. 13 was a long school day for Kyla Meadows. “I’ve been counting down the hours and minutes today,” she said moments after signing a letter of intent to play volleyball for Dickinson State University at Jitters.

Local pucksters down Kenai November Issue 3 2013

Local pucksters down Kenai

Blake Rinckey, Kyle Johnson and Schuyler Davis each scored hat tricks in Eagle River’s 11-3 win over Bartlett on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at Ben Boeke. Blake Halfpenny scored two goals for the Wolves.

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