Hockey, bowling teams sidelined after ASD cancels after-school activities due to icy weather

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 14:05
  • An Anchorage Police Department squad car along the Glenn Highway March 4, 2017. The department maintains a six-officer task force dedicated to responding to intoxicated drivers throughout the Municipality of Anchorage. (Star file photo by Kirsten Swann)

Icy roads have forced the cancellation of Anchorage School District after-school activities for Thursday, Nov. 14.

The decision was announced Thursday afternoon on the district’s website, which cited deterorating weather conditions. It does not affect the state volleyball tournament, which began today at the Alaska Airlines Center.

Local athletes impacted by the cancellations include the Chugiak boys hockey team, which was scheduled to host Service tonight at the McDonald Center, and local high school bowlers, whose season was scheduled to begin this afternoon at Center Bowl in Anchorage.

As for Thursday afternoon the events had yet to be rescheduled.

The Anchorage area was hit with light rain starting Wednesday night, with side streets and some main roads becoming icy as Thursday wore on.

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