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Kodiak begins conference play
Kodiak’s baseball team begins Southcentral Conference play Friday and Saturday against Homer. And a familiar face will be at the helm of the Mariners. Former Kodiak and George Fox University pitcher Mark Putney took over the head coaching duties from longtime coach Larry Kuhns this season. “I never thought I’d coach Homer, never in my wildest dreams,” Putney told the Peninsula Clarion. It is fitting that his first...
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS to host inaugural soccer matches
When Steven Bradley moved from California to Kodiak he gave up playing soccer. Not by choice, but because Kodiak High School didn’t offer soccer at the time. “The first thing I looked for was soccer,” Bradley said. “Soccer wasn’t here, so I did baseball.” Flash forward four years and Bradley, a senior, will be playing in the high school’s first home soccer match Saturday against Skyview at Joe Floyd Track and Fiel...
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS girls to play in first soccer game
The Kodiak High School girls soccer club will soon be an answer to a trivia question. The girls team will play the first soccer match in school history when the Bears play Skyview at 10 a.m. Saturday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. “This is a big deal,” Kodiak girls coach Kate Korrow said. “They are excited.” This is the third year of the Kodiak soccer club and the first season for Korrow, a psychologist for the Kod...
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wandersee to play hoops at UAA
Hannah Wandersee is headed to the University of Alaska Anchorage. Kodiak’s 6-foot-2 senior center signed her National Letter of Intent to play women’s basketball for the Seawolves on Thursday in front of friends and family at Kodiak High School. Her mother and father, Jenny and Dayton, joined her at the signing table and when their daughter set the pen down the crowd of about 20 erupted. “It is a little nerve-wrac...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet, Ahn claim Pentathlon crowns
A distance specialist and a first-time trackster proved to be the most diverse athletes in the Kodiak Invincible Pentathlon.  Junior Levi Thomet won the boys title with 2,714 points, while junior Yuri Ahn took the girls title with 2,390 points.  Thomet, the top distance runner in the state, won two of the five events — the 800 meters and the high jump — for his first pentathlon title, 161 points ahead of runner-up...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS softball starts slow against Sitka, Juneau
Kodiak’s 2014 softball season started with four consecutive losses in Sitka. On Friday, the Bears fell to Juneau-Douglas 11-0 and Sitka 4-3 and then lost 12-4 to Juneau and 6-3 to Sitka on Saturday. “They are both tough teams,” Kodiak coach Sam Catt said. “I was telling somebody yesterday (Saturday) I don’t really mind going 0-4 right off the bat against what I think are the two best teams in our division.” Juneau...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS dance team scores three titles in Hawaii
Kodiak High School’s dance team traveled all the way to Hawaii only to find out they were the only dance squad competing at the Aloha International Spirit Championships. There were plenty of cheer and all-star teams there, but they were not competing in Kodiak’s division. “I’m still proud of the fact that the girls didn’t let it bother them and they performed to the best of their abilities,” Kodiak coach Sarah Nug...
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball drops final game in Calif.
Kodiak’s trip to California ended Thursday with a 9-7 loss to Orange Glen (Calif.) in a consolation game at the Lions Invitational High School Baseball Tournament in San Diego. The Bears won their first game of the tournament on Monday, then dropped the next three to head home with a 3-4 overall record. Kodiak is 1-7 all-time in the Lions Tournament that features 128 teams spread over eight divisions. “We came out...
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak drops second game in San Diego
Kodiak suffered its second straight defeat in California on Wednesday. The Bears committed six errors and never led in a 15-5 loss to Lincoln (Calif.) in a pool play game at the Lions Invitational High School Baseball Tournament in San Diego, Calif. Kodiak (3-3) finished pool play with a 1-2 record and failed to advance to a semifinal game today. Lincoln won the four-team pool and moved on in the Division I tourna...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak track prepares for F/V Invincible Pentathlon
By Saturday afternoon Marcus Dunbar will find out who his most versatile track athletes are. The F/V Invincible Pentathlon begins today and concludes Saturday. The three-day event has become a staple on Kodiak’s track schedule. “It gives people a chance to do something they normally wouldn’t do that they might be pretty good at,” Dunbar said. Kodiak’s pentathlon is different from other pentathlons. The team compet...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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