The Chugiak High gymnastics team is seeking anyone who has been affected by breast cancer for a group photo to be taken on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the school’s auxiliary gym. Coach Wendy Wiltfong is asking everyone to show up wearing pink for the photo, which will also include members of the Chugiak gymnastics team. Wiltfong is taking the picture to help promote this year’s annual “Think Pink” meet, which will be held Oct. 14 to raise money and awareness for breast cancer research.
Kevin Fullmer is returning to the sidelines at Chugiak High School.
Chugiak principal Sam Spinella confirmed on Tuesday that Fullmer, a social studies teacher at the school who coached the boys basketball team from 1996 to 2009, has been chosen to once again fill that position.
“He brings experience in coaching, he’s worked with the kids and he’s got a good reputation,” Spinella said on Tuesday.
Fullmer takes over for Orin Wear, a Mat-Su math teacher who coached the team for two years before stepping down after last season. Wear went 21-23 at Chugiak.
Chugiak High principal Sam Spinella announced Tuesday morning that Kevin Fullmer has been named the school's head boys basketball coach.
Fullmer is a 1981 Chugiak grad who served as the school's head coach from 1996 until 2009. In 2006 he took the team to the Class 4A title game, where the Mustangs lost to West. He most recently coached as an assistant under his brother, Greg, at Bartlett, where the brothers celebrated a Class 4A state title last season.
Eagle River fell 21-19 to East on Saturday at Eagle River High School.
Peter Kott threw touchdown passes to Kelechi Madubuko and Jeavonte Dunn, but the Wolves' final drive ended with an incompletion on fourth down with the Wolves driving in East territory with less than a minute to play.
Jordan Patin hit a 41-yard field goal for Eagle River, which fell to 0-6 overall and 0-5 in the Cook Inlet Conference. The Wolves also scored on a safety.
Brody Deloria had a pair of touchdown runs for East (4-2 overall, 3-2 CIC).