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August Issue 2 2014

Chugiak football, volleyball high on volume for fall season

With more than 75 members on the football roster following practices started last week, the gridiron team may rule the day in regards to fall participants. But third-year volleyball coach Bobbi Mason thinks the girls program may give the beefy guys a run for their money.

Eagle River football cheer squad has new coach August Issue 2 2014

Eagle River football cheer squad has new coach

There is a difference between running a cheer squad from a school of 4,300 students to one of a projected 815 students. But English teacher Deborah Pierce is certainly ready and excited to give it a try, starting her 21st year in education, and her first at Eagle River High.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 4 2014

Chugiak, Eagle River Legion hardball top two seeds

The Chugiak Post 33 American Legion baseball team won two league games among three contests heading into this week’s state invitational tournament, to begin on Thursday.