Chugiak and Eagle River high school girls soccer teams finished in a tie on Tuesday, May 12. Both teams experienced losses last week as well. The Wolves suffered two shortfalls after the game against the Mustangs, yielding 1-0 to West and 3-0 to Dimond. Meanwhile the ‘Stangs lost 2-0 to West during Senior Night on May 16.
The district-wide Frosh-Soph track meet saw clear skies and warm temperatures on Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 at South Anchorage High. The signature event for freshmen and sophomores foretells future performance for local teams. Based on this year’s results, coaches at Chugiak and Eagle River High Schools should be wearing broad smiles.
With conference victories tough to come by for either of the high school boys varsity soccer teams this season, Chugiak and Eagle River high teams each took the opportunity to relish a win last week, with the Wolves upending the Mustangs 2-0 on May 12, and host Chugiak defeating West 2-1 on May 16.
Things are beginning to come together for members of the Chugiak Mustangs softball program.
The road to the middle school City Championship is paved with sustained effort, with Mirror Lake Middle School reaping the rewards of a season-long string of work: a City Championship first-place title.
Eagle River High School senior Michael Rosenberg signed his letter of acceptance of appointment and commitment to play baseball for the United States Coast Guard Academy on May 7, in the school’s library.
With the first of three days of the Anchorage School District’s Middle School track and field City Championships in the books, things are looking up for both Mirror Lake and Gruening Middle Schools following last Friday’s preliminary races held at Begich Middle School.
For the second time in three weeks, members of the Eagle River girls track and field team have beaten longtime conference favorite Dimond High in head-to-head battle, this time in the Service Quad meet held May 2. A pair of victories by Peyton Young in the 1,600m and 3,200m, and from Jordyn Bruce (100m hurdles, 300m hurdles), combined with single wins by Nicole Boggs (200m), Emma Tvelia (400m) and Drea Owens in the long jump. Boggs also finished to Bruce in both hurdle events.
More than 1,000 people attended opening ceremonies on May 2 for the Knik Little League season at Lion’s Park. First-year League president Caela Nielsen and league board members greeted nearly 400 players and their family members, following announcements of teams and managers. The introductions culminated in a round of “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” and the long-anticipated cry of “play ball.”
While the first victory of the season seemed to elude the Eagle River High girls varsity soccer team, it would appear that the floodgates have opened for the Lady Wolves with a two-game winning streak. The Wolves favored the role as host, beating visiting Palmer, 5-0, on April 29, then upending Juneau, 4-0 on May 2, with senior goalie Tara Fisher posting back-to-back shutouts.