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Kodiak ESS finishes 1-4
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools boys basketball team concluded a six-day road trip with a 44-39 loss at Ninilchik Wednesday evening in a Peninsula Conference contest. The Ravens finished their season-opening trip with a 1-4 record. Wade Bartleson led ESS with 18 points. The Ravens were up 21-19 at halftime, but lost the lead in third quarter when they were outscored 10-6. “We played tough tonight,” ESS coach Mat...
Jan 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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An dominating defense
The adage is that defense wins championships. Kodiak’s girls basketball team is playing championship-caliber defense so far this season. The numbers are eye-popping: The team has played five shutout quarters and has held opponents to five points or less in 25 of 44 quarters played. Overall, Kodiak is allowing only 22 points per game for a measly average of 5.5 points per quarter. That has resulted in an 11-0 start...
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cook Inlet Academy tops Kodiak ESS
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools boys basketball team dropped a 68-40 decision to Cook Inlet Academy in a Peninsula Conference game Tuesday on the Kenai Peninsula. Wade Bartleson led Kodiak with 17 points, while CIA’s Timmy Smithwick poured in a game-high 35 points. The Ravens trailed 16-6 after the first quarter and 31-18 at halftime. Kodiak ESS (1-3) concluded its five-game swing through the mainland late Wedne...
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet wins XC award
Kodiak standout runner Levi Thomet was named the state’s Gatorade Alaska boys cross country runner of the year on Jan. 16. Thomet capped an undefeated season on Alaska soil with his second consecutive 4A individual state title. In December, the junior placed 16th at the Foot Locker Cross Country National Championships in California. Thomet, a junior, also received the Gatorade honor last season. Thomet is now a fi...
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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NLC Power Rankings: Kodiak, SoHi girls keep rolling
The Northern Lights Conference is again home to the top girls basketball teams in the state. Kodiak and Soldotna have combined to begin the season 21-0 and each team has beaten perennial state power Dimond. The Stars also own two victories over three-time defending state champion Wasilla. Those two schools’ hot starts put them atop the Kodiak Daily Mirror Northern Lights Conference power rankings for the third con...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak ESS falls to Nikolaevsk
The Kodiak Emerging Small School boys basketball team lost 65-30 at Nikolaevsk Monday evening on the Kenai Peninsula. The loss drops the Ravens to 1-2 in the Peninsula Conference. ESS played at Cook Inlet Academy late Tuesday and concludes its six-day, five-game trip to the mainland at Ninilchik tonight. Kodiak ESS is comprised of players from Old Harbor, Akiok, Port Lions, Larsen Bay, Ouzinkie and Karluk. Contact...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Valdez, Sega claim wrestling titles
Joel Valdez and Leo Sega emerged as Kodiak’s only champions at the Glenn Vandergaw Invitational Saturday at Dimond High School in Anchorage. Valdez captured the 113-pound title with an 8-3 decision over Colony’s Chance Booth in the finals, while Sega topped Service’s Nicholas Stevens 2-1 to take the heavyweight crown. Andrew Caballa was Kodiak’s only other placer in the 17-school tournament. Caballa rebounded from...
Jan 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak ESS begins hoops season
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools basketball team started its season last week on the mainland. The Ravens squeaked by Lumen Christi, 42-40, Thursday in Anchorage and fell to Wasilla Lake Christian, 68-34, Saturday in Wasilla. Kodiak ESS played Nikolaevsk late Monday night and concludes its weeklong trip with games at Cook Inlet Academy today and Ninilchik on Wednesday. The team is made up of 12 players from Akhio...
Jan 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS boys third at Joe T. Classic
A career performance from Austin Frick kept Kodiak from going winless at the Joe T. Classic. The senior sharpshooter drained a career-high 31 points in a 78-55 victory over Juneau-Douglas in a boys basketball game Saturday at Lathrop High School in Fairbanks. Frick connected on eight of his team’s nine 3-pointers to help Kodiak snap its four-game losing streak. The Bears leave Fairbanks with a 5-5 record. The seni...
Jan 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls claim Joe T. title
Three tournaments, three trophies for the Kodiak girls basketball team. The Bears defended their title at the Joe T. Classic with three blowout victories at Lathrop High School in Fairbanks. Kodiak outscored Monroe, Lathrop and Juneau a combined 177-46 en route to claiming its third tournament title this season. The Bears won the Lady T-Bird Classic in December and the Joe Floyd/Era Aviation Winter Classic Basketb...
Jan 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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