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Sophomores lead girls squad into track season
Hit hard by graduation, longtime Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar will rely on sophomores Richelle Walker and Zoe Bigley to anchor Kodiak’s girls track and field team through the beginning of the season. The 5-foot-10 Walker displayed her versatility in the team’s blue and gold meet Friday by pulling off a rare feat with wins in the shot put, the discus, the high jump and the 100-meter run. “She is just very athletic,” ...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walker, Bigley win four blue/gold events
Kodiak sophomore Richelle Walker won four events at the blue/gold track and field meet Friday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Walker won the shot put (31 feet, 7.5 inches), the discus (89-11), the high jump (4-06) and the 100-meter sprint (14.0 seconds). Junior Zoe Bigley also captured four events, winning the girls 400 (1:13.1), the 1,600 (5:59.90) and the 1,600- and 3,200-relays. Junior Levi Thomet won the boys 40...
Mar 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS cheer squad places second at state
Facing the possibility of not having a coach, Cory Brose stepped up to lead Kodiak High School’s cheerleading squad. Months later, her team rewarded her with a runner-up finish in the time-out cheer division at the state cheerleading competition staged last week in Anchorage. “I’m absolutely ecstatic that we made second place,” Brose said. “I think the highest that they have done before is third place.” The time-o...
Mar 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak hoops squads to be honored Saturday
A basketball extravaganza will take place Saturday at Kodiak High School. First, the Kodiak Rotary Club is sponsoring a “Meet the Team” event at 2:30 p.m. The event will give Kodiak residents a chance to celebrate the KHS girls and boys basketball seasons. The girls finished perfect with a 27-0 record and captured the program’s first state title since 1981, while the boys finished tied for seventh with a 16-11 mar...
Mar 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball begins season with blue/gold game
The Kodiak High School baseball team’s unofficial start to the season is Saturday. The annual blue/gold game begins at 1 p.m. at Baranof Field. The game is scheduled to go a full nine innings – two innings more than a regulation high school game. “I got to get some kids on the mound; I don’t want to short change any of them,” second-year Kodiak coach James Arnold said. Varsity pitchers will be throwing to varsity ...
Mar 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak bench plays role in state title
Kodiak’s starting five put up video-game numbers at the girls 4A state basketball championships, but it was also the five on the bench that helped the Bears clinch their first championship in more than three decades. Kodiak’s reserve players — seniors Isabelle Hiner, Kaydee Hughes and Summer McKechnie and juniors Danikka Catt and Charmaine Fabricante — played significant minutes — 82 to be exact — during the three...
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS blue/gold track meet is Friday
Kodiak High School’s annual blue and gold track and field meet is Friday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The meet starts at 2:30 p.m. with field events, followed by running events at 4 p.m. The running events include the 400- and 3,200-meter relays, the 100, 400, 1,600 and the 200 hurdles. Kodiak juniors Levi Thomet and Levi Fried both competed at an unofficial scramble meet at the Dome in Anchorage last Saturday. T...
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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State notebook: Smiley watches former team win state
Stephanie Smiley, who coached the Kodiak girls basketball team for two seasons before leaving for another job after the 2013 season, was in the stands Saturday to watch her former team win the program’s first state title since 1981. Kodiak capped a perfect 27-0 season by beating Colony, 65-41, at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. “These girls are so special. They worked so hard and deserved every ounce of that,” Sm...
Mar 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bears stomp Colony 65-41 for title
ANCHORAGE — In the final seconds of the girls 4A state championship game, Kodiak assistant coach Nick Billings turned to the Kodiak crowd inside Sullivan Arena and raised both his arms. The nearly 300 blue and gold faithful in attendance responded with an ear-piercing ovation. Moments later, the Kodiak girls capped a perfect season with a dominating 65-41 victory over Colony Saturday evening in Anchorage. The Bear...
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thunder Mountain ends boys’ tournament run
ANCHORAGE — A season that started during the summer in Washington state ended Friday morning at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. Kodiak’s boys couldn’t overcome a sluggish opening half and concluded their season with an 80-64 loss to Thunder Mountain in the consolation round of the 4A state basketball championships. The Northern Lights Conference champions finished with a 16-11 record and have now lost 12 consecutive ...
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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