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Walker commits to volleyball and track at Olympic College
It’s a good thing Richelle Walker wasn’t pinning her hopes on receiving a college bowling scholarship. On a recent visit to Olympic College in Washington state, Walker went bowling with the track coach. She didn’t fill the scoresheet with spares or strikes. “About the only fault we find is her bowling skills need some improving,” Olympic track coach Dan Dittmer wrote in an email. Walker did impress Dittmer with he...
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Kodiak boys battle Kenai
After eight straight road games, Kodiak’s boys basketball team plays in front of the home crowd tonight against Kenai. The Northern Lights Conference game tips at 7:30 p.m. Kodiak hasn’t played a home game since beating North Pole on Jan. 9, the final day of the Joe Floyd tournament. The Bears have only played two of their 13 games this season at home. Coach David Anderson said he is looking forward to being back ...
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Wasilla girls drop from top spot
The top girls team in the Northern Lights Conference lost its top spot in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. Wasilla dropped to second in the 4A rankings, while Dimond grabbed the No. 1 slot. Ketchikan, East Anchorage and Lathrop rounded out the top 5. All five teams are competing in the Dimond Lady Lynx Tournament that started Wednesday. The Ketchikan boys remained as the top team in the boys 4A r...
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NLC Power Rankings: Setting the record straight
A week ago, I reported an incorrect answer to a trivia question in the Daily Mirror. Turns out Rob Foster scored a Kodiak High School boys basketball record 61 points in a 116-43 win over Homer in Nov. 1971. I reported he scored 63. I should have double-checked the information that I received. An article written by Joe Floyd that appeared on the front page of the Nov. 22, 1971, Daily Mirror sets the record straigh...
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Playbook: Feb. 3
Friday, Feb. 5 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C-squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C-squad, 10 a.m.; junior varsity, 11:30 a.m.; varsity, 1 p.m.
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 3
WEDNESDAY'S QUESTION: In 1972, Kodiak High School hosted the Class A State Basketball Tournament. What four teams participated? TUESDAY’S ANSWER: Levi Fried won 19 Region III titles (four team cross country, three team track, three 1,600- and 3,200-meter relay, one 400 and 800, two individual wrestling, one team wrestling and team basketball. before graduating from Kodiak High School in 2015.
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Kodiak hoopsters on top of the standings
Three former Kodiak basketball stars are on conference-leading college teams that have reeled off lengthy winning streaks. Leading the way is redshirt freshman Hannah Wandersee, whose University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team has won 10 straight games and is leading the Great Northwest Athletic Conference with a 11-1 record, 24-1 overall. The No. 2 Seawolves increased their win streak with a pair of G...
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lindquist sets 2 age-group swimming records
Kodiak swimmer Talon Lindquist shattered a pair of state records and collected five titles at the Alaska Senior Championships over the weekend in Anchorage. The 16-year-old sophomore set new state standards for his age division in the 100-and 200-meter long-course backstroke. Lindquist clocked a time of 58.97 seconds in the 100 back, topping the previous record of 1:02.22 set by Kyle O’Brien in 2008. In the 200 ba...
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Bears’ losing skid extended to eight games
An inspired first-half effort on Saturday wasn’t enough to keep Kodiak from ending its losing skid. After leading Colony — the state’s third-best team last season — by as many as 11 points in the opening half, the Bears were held without a field goal in the second half and dropped a 41-25 Northern Lights Conference girls basketball game at Kodiak High School. The loss, coupled with Friday’s 51-22 NLC defeat to Col...
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Colony sweeps Kodiak boy cagers
Colony remained perfect in the Northern Lights Conference with a home sweep of Kodiak. On Friday, Colony’s Anton Chamblee scored 12 of his game-high 23 points in the third quarter in leading the Knights to a 62-43 victory boys basketball victory. On Saturday, the Knights never trailed in picking up a 53-35 win. Colony improved to 6-0 in the NLC, 11-7 overall. Kodiak dropped to 0-2 in the NLC and 2-11 overall. Desp...
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