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Swimmer of the Year: Lindquist nabs two state titles
Talon Lindquist displayed his diversity, while Marina Cummiskey extended a Kodiak streak at the state swimming and diving championships. The talented Kodiak High School sophomore touched the wall first in the 200-yard freestyle and the 100 butterfly during Saturday’s finals at Bartlett High School in Anchorage to help lead the Kodiak boys to a runner-up finish for the second consecutive season. The two state title...
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Bears claim third regional volleyball title in program history
After polishing off Wasilla in the Northern Lights Conference championship match, Kodiak volleyball players celebrated by piling on top of each other in the middle of Cliff Massie Court at Kenai High School. “They were pretty excited,” Kodiak coach Amy Willis said. “Every year it is a different group of girls with a different dynamic. This group is focused and hard working. They were very ecstatic. I turned around...
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Kodiak wrestlers fifth at Colony
Kodiak picked up a pair of runner-up finishers and placed fifth at the Colony Wrestling Invitational, Saturday at Colony High School. Russel Dela Cruz and Hunter Bigley both finished second in their respective weight classes. Dela Cruz was edged by Ketchikan’s Sean Tavares, 5-4, in the 120-pound championship match. Dela Cruz beat Colony’s Anthony Torres (18-5), Bartlett’s Oscar Garcia (8-3) and Colony’s Levi Hopki...
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Kodiak volleyball seals state berth
Kodiak volleyball is headed back to the state tournament for the fifth consecutive season. The top-seeded Bears punched their ticket to state with a defensive 25-16, 25-17, 25-18 victory over Kenai in the Northern Lights Conference Championships, Thursday at Kenai High School. “It was an exciting match for us,” Kodiak coach Amy Willis said. “Kenai has a good program and are coming along. They are blossoming. We we...
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Lindquist takes aim at state records
Months before the high school swimming season started, Talon Lindquist, while lifting weights at his family home, felt a discomfort in his right shoulder. The pain turned out to be swimmer’s shoulder, a common injury that his father and coach, John Lindquist, a former standout swimmer at Chugiak and Central Washington University, recognized immediately. A physical therapist warned Talon, Kodiak’s sophomore standou...
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Mix-six volleyball tourney in Kodiak
Kodiak Island’s rural schools have once again joined forces on the hardwood. For the third straight year, high school students from Akiok, Old Harbor, Ouzinkie, Larsen Bay and Port Lions make up the Kodiak Emerging Small Schools mix-six volleyball squad. The team, which started its season in mid-October, is in Kodiak today and Saturday for the Kodiak ESS Volleyball Tournament at Kodiak High School. Seldovia, Nikol...
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KHS wrestling falls to Palmer
In a monster wrestling dual Thursday evening, Kodiak fell to Palmer, 89-35, at Palmer High School. A normal dual consists of 15 matches, but Thursday’s dual featured 24 matches, with Kodiak winning eight. Gabe Nummer (152), Hunter Bigley (220), Bryan Gonzalez (106), Russel Dela Cruz (120), Shaun Walton (126), Walter Brewer (132), Scott Larionoff (138) and Kaleb Finley (145) all picked up wins for the Bears. Kodiak...
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Hard work powers Kodiak to top seed
It’s 6:30 a.m., and while most people are hitting the snooze button on the alarm clock, members of the Kodiak High School varsity volleyball team are already breaking a sweat. Throughout the three-month season, players pull themselves — sometimes unwillingly — out of bed for twice-a-week morning workouts on their home court. Tuesday’s 45-minute workout featured 30 lateral and frog jumps, 40 medicine ball leg lifts...
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KHS football snags 5 all-state players
It was hard not to miss Kordell Pillans during a Kodiak High School football game this season. The 6-foot-1, 305-pound senior was always one of the biggest players on the field. He was also one of the best. Over the weekend, Pillans was named to the first-team of the medium-schools all-state team as an offensive tackle and earned second-team accolades as an interior lineman. “He was an impact player,” Kodiak coach...
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Alumni Roundup: Wandersee makes UAA debut
A key contributor to the 2014 undefeated Kodiak girls basketball team made her collegiate debut over the weekend. Hannah Wandersee, a redshirt freshman at the University of Alaska Anchorage, suited up for the first time, and sparkled for the Seawolves in three victories. The 6-foot-1 forward combined to score 19 points on 8 of 12 shooting from the floor during the three-game swing through California. In Saturday’s...
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