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Kodiak boys look to rekindle magic of 2011
Kodiak boys basketball coach David Anderson has been here before. Rewind to 2011 when Anderson’s team won one regular-season Northern Lights Conference game and then surprised everybody at the conference tournament by pulling a pair of upsets en route to finishing second and earning a state tournament berth. Five years later and Anderson is once again hoping to shock the conference. His team enters the NLC Champio...
Mar 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls get new life at tournament
There is no sugarcoating it; the 2015-16 Kodiak girls’ basketball season has been challenging. Three games into the season the team lost one of its three returning players — Kahye Yu — due to early graduation. Near the end of the season, junior Nelly Hernandez, the team’s second leading scorer at 8.7 points a game, went down with a torn anterior cruciate ligament. The team lost its final 14 games of the season — t...
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak basketball opens NLC Championships against Palmer
Kodiak and Palmer basketball play a co-ed doubleheader on the first day of the Northern Lights Conference Championships that begin Thursday at Palmer High School. The sixth-seeded Kodiak girls tip things off against third-seeded Palmer at 6:30 p.m. The Bears enter tournament play with a 0-10 NLC record, 2-16 overall, and have dropped their last 14 games. The Moose finished 6-4 in the NLC, which included a pair of ...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ninilchik boys grab Peninsula title
The Ninilchik boys scored a close 57-55 victory over Seldovia in the Peninsula Conference championship game Friday at Homer High School. Tyler Presley netted a game-high 25 points to lead the Wolverines to their first conference title since 2001, and first 1A state appearance since 2010. Seldovia, winner of the last two conference titles and last year’s 1A state champion, lost to Nikolaevsk 61-46 in the second-pla...
Mar 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak ESS hoops finishes season
Ross Elvehjem wanted his Kodiak ESS boys basketball team to win two games at the Peninsula Conference Championships. The coach’s goal went unfulfilled as the Ravens were bounced out of the tournament with a tough 49-42 loss to Lumen Christi Thursday afternoon at Homer High School. ESS finished its season with a 2-10 record. “It was a good season,” Elvehjem said. “It was a learning season. I didn’t expect to win th...
Mar 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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ESS Ravens fall in tournament opener
Any thoughts of an upset ended in the second quarter for the Kodiak ESS boys basketball team. No. 2 seed Nikolaevsk outscored the Ravens 17-2 in the second and rolled to a 65-44 victory in a Peninsula Conference Championships opening-round game Wednesday at Homer High School. The loss dropped seventh-seeded ESS to a loser-out contest at noon today. The Ravens (2-9 overall) will have to win four straight to secure ...
Mar 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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NLC Power Rankings: Hebard joins 2K point club
Last week, West Valley star Ruthy Hebard reached a milestone by scoring her 2,000th career varsity point in a game against Service. The University of Oregon-bound forward finished the weekend with 2,069 points after netting 31 against Wasilla, 36 against Chugiak, and 23 against Colony and Service. Hebard has faced Kodiak four times — twice as a Lathrop Malamute and twice as a West Valley Wolf Pack — and amassed 60...
Mar 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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ESS hoops start regional tournament
Kodiak Emerging Small Schools boys basketball coach Ross Elvehjem has one goal for his team as it enters the 1A Peninsula Conference Championships — win two games. The Ravens’ journey of fulfilling the coach’s wish begins today at 6:30 p.m. when they face No. 2 seed Nikolaevsk in the opening round at Homer High School. “Realistically, if we can just be competitive in that game and then win two games in the lower b...
Mar 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wasilla displays depth in sweep of Kodiak
In 22 seasons at Wasilla, coach Jeannie Herbert-Truax has never had a team as deep as the one she has this year. The top-ranked Warriors displayed that depth in a pair of Northern Lights Conference girls basketball victories against Kodiak, winning 76-20 on Friday and 67-26 on Saturday at Kodiak High School. Herbert-Truax went to her bench often in the two contests as 11 of the Warriors’ 12 players reached the sco...
Feb 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS boys drop two to Wasilla
Two quarters kept Kodiak from picking up its first Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory of the season. The Bears dropped a 43-33 decision to Wasilla on Friday and followed with a 67-40 loss to the Warriors on Saturday. Kodiak was outscored 16-5 in the second quarter of Friday’s game and 18-8 in the third quarter of Saturday’s game. The Bears finished the regular season with an 0-10 NLC record, 2-20 o...
Feb 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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