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Paralyzed UAF player to coach hockey

FAIRBANKS -- The last time Erik Drygas saw a high school hockey game was 1993. He was playing in it as a member of the Lathrop High School hockey team. In that state...
Hockey coach fills vacancy on Regents board

...University of Alaska Board of Regents. Sound off on the important issues at If confirmed by the state Legislature, Erik Drygas will serve out the unexpired term of Jim Hayes following his resignation last week, Gov. Sarah Palin announced Thursday...
Torch lights up town

...which was carried by Eric Forst of Juneau on a lap around the Juneau Airport. From there the torch was passed to Erik Drygas of Fairbanks, part of the procession of 51 2002 Olympic Torch Relay torchbearers in Juneau. One of the early torchbearers...
Olympic Torch Relay stops in Juneau for the first time

...Vaughan of Anchorage is a 96-year-old former Iditarod musher who coordinates the annual Nenana Serum Run Relay. Erik Drygas of Fairbanks is a former University of Alaska Fairbanks hockey player who was paralyzed in a 1996 team practice and...
UA Regents reject call for tuition increase

...appropriate to go back and make that change," he said. "I think it's a deal we need to honor," agreed Regent Erik Drygas of Fairbanks. Cowell disputed the university had made a binding commitment simply because its past practice had been...
Juneau woman added to list of Olympic torchbearers

...Ryan, Linda Sopp, Jean Vreeman, Michelle Webb and Chuck Whelan, all of Anchorage; Dan Coleman of Eagle River; Erik Drygas, Ryan Chapman, Joy McDonald and Nicholas Pulice, all of Fairbanks; Jody Burcham of Kodiak; Mandy Anderson of Unalaska...
Alaska's Olympic torchbearers come to Juneau

...accomplishments, applaud the hard work of others, uplift our fellow man, and always do and be the best that we can. Erik Drygas Hometown -- Fairbanks. Nomination letter -- In 1996, Drygas broke his neck during practice for the University of...
Bearers of the flame

...River Carolyn Lee Crusey, Wasilla (born in Juneau) Erik Drygas, Fairbanks Jack Eddy, Petersburg Robert Forgit, Anchorage...former University of Alaska Fairbanks hockey player Erik Drygas, who broke his neck and was paralyzed during a University...


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