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Bill McGuire takes over KHS football
An injury changed Bill McGuire’s path in football. After a torn ACL and MCL ended his playing days at Montana State University Northern, he traded his helmet for a whistle and has spent the last decade coaching in college and high school. Over Christmas break, McGuire was named Kodiak High School’s varsity head coach. He brings with him a duffle bag of experience. “Some experience,” he said. “A little bit differen...
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dimond's girls rise in hoop rankings
Thunder Mountain’s stay as the top 4A girls team in the state was a short one. Dimond replaced Thunder Mountain as the top team in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches weekly rankings. The Falcons swept Sitka in a pair of games last week to improve to 9-1, but dropped to No. 2 just a week after climbing to the top. Dimond thumped Eagle River, 71-9, on Tuesday and was rewarded on Wednesday by being ranked f...
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Colony, Kodiak top NLC
A slew of Northern Lights Conference teams participated in tournaments across Alaska. Three-day festivals were held in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Palmer and Kodiak, and I can almost guarantee you the loudest fans were here on the island. I was especially amazed at the fans that attended Saturday’s Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament, but I guess I shouldn’t have been, since I know how much Kodiak...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bears tip off at Airline Classic
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer Before the season, Kodiak boys basketball coach David Anderson predicted three wins in his team’s first 12 games. Kodiak has three games left to get one more W. The Bears enter Alaska’s premier tournament — the Alaska Airlines Classic — with a 2-7 record. It won’t be an easy task for Kodiak to emerge with a win at the tournament dubbed “the high school version of the Great Alaska S...
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Dunbar named coach of year
Kodiak’s Marcus Dunbar earned a top award last week. Dunbar was voted the top boys coach in Alaska in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Association’s inaugural high school cross country coach of the year list. One boys coach and one girls coach from each of the 50 states were honored for their successes during the 2014 season. Dunbar is now in consideration for the association’s first-ever National High S...
Jan 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS wrestling wins three titles at North Pole
Kodiak took five wrestlers to the John Tobin Invitational and three of them walked away as a champion. Joel Valdez, Levi Fried and Nolan Wandersee all earned titles Saturday at North Pole High School in Fairbanks. Kodiak placed seventh out of 11 teams with 88 points. South won with 205.5, while Wasilla finished second with 149 points. Valdez went 3-0 in the tournament and pinned Wasilla’s Berit Sturgeon in the 120...
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls rally from 12 points to top East
East Anchorage won the 48th Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament girls’ title, but it was Kodiak that got the final celebration. The Bears avenged an early-season loss to the T-Birds, by rallying from a 12-point deficit for a 43-40 victory Saturday at Kodiak High School. East, Kodiak and Lathrop all ended with a 2-1 tournament record. The T-Birds claimed their first Floyd title since 1992 by ...
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Canete-Hall knocks off Kodiak in return to hometown
A season ago, Kodiak fans watched Alec Canete-Hall lead the Bears to their first Northern Lights Conference title in 13 years. On Saturday, they watched Canete-Hall — wearing a No. 13 blue East Anchorage jersey— pick apart his former team in the final game of the 48th Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High. Canete-Hall stroked four 3-pointers and scored a team-high 16 points as E...
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Joe Floyd results
Thursday Boys West Valley 55, Kodiak 30 Friday Boys Kodiak 53, Mt. Edgecumbe 30 West Valley 77, East 71 Girls Kodiak 48, Mt. Edgecumbe 40 Lathrop 37, Kodiak 34 East 73, Mt. Edgecumbe 28 Saturday Boys East 84, Kodiak 60 East 75, Mt. Edgecumbe 44 West Valley 72, Mt. Edgecum- be 57 Girls Kodiak 43, East 40 East 65, Lathrop 57 Lathrop 63, Mt. Edgecumbe 60 Individual awards Girls Free throw — Kayhe Yu, Kodiak (56 of 75...
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Wrestlers off to Fairbanks
Half a dozen Kodiak High School wrestlers are attending the John Tobin Invitational in North Pole. The tournament begins today and concludes Saturday. This is Kodiak’s first competition since competing at the West Anchorage Christmas Classic on Dec. 20. The team has spent the past couple weeks practicing and moving into the new mat room at KHS. Kodiak coach Pat Costello said Jay-Ar Small, Levi Fried and Nolan Wand...
Jan 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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