Chugiak football team’s legacy set in stone



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(Top) Andy Craig (left) and Fred Fitzhugh (not pictured) removed the tarp from the new monument at Chugiak’s Tom Huffer Sr. Stadium commemorating the 2011 varsity football team. 1972 Chugiak High graduate Monte Doyle donated and placed the rock, said booster club president Drema Fitzhugh, and Chugiak parent Glen Trombley was instrumental in organizing the event.(Left) Chugiak High principal Sam Spinella says a few words during the unveiling of a rock monument at Tom Huffer Sr. Stadium on Friday, Oct. 21. A plaque on the rock reads: “A tribute to our 2011 varsity football team. May you forever display the fortitude, dignity and character that you have shown to the Chugiak/Eagle River community and the entire state of Alaska. You are true champions on and off the field.”

STAR PHOTO BY MIKE NESPER

 

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