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Kodiak swimming sends 23 to state
In terms of state swimming and diving qualifiers, Kodiak tops the state. The Bears qualified a state-best 23 athletes to the state championship meet that begins Friday at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. Dimond advanced 22 swimmers and divers, followed by Colony at 21 and South Anchorage at 20. A number of Kodiak athletes go in with the top-seed time in the state. Freshman Talon Lindquist is seeded first in the ...
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS spikers draw late match
After months of jockeying for position, the final seedings for the Northern Lights Conference Volleyball Championships were announced Monday. Palmer and Kodiak already knew they had sealed up the top two spots, but now each school knows what team it could be playing in the second round. The Bears, the conference’s second seed, will either play third-seeded Soldotna or sixth-seeded Kenai at 8 p.m. Thursday at Palme...
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Kodiak volleyball splits with Palmer
It was only fitting that the battle for the Northern Lights Conference’s top volleyball seed went the distance. Unfortunately, Kodiak wasn’t able to hold the lead. Palmer reeled off the final five points of the match and stunned Kodiak, 22-25, 25-20, 24-26, 25-16, 15-13 in the regular-season finale for both teams Saturday at Kodiak High School. With an 8-2 record, the Moose grabbed the top seed for the NLC Champio...
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak swimmers dominate at Region III Championships
It was a historic day for Kodiak’s swimming program at Saturday’s Region III Championships at Soldotna High School. The boys and girls cruised to team titles, while the Bears broke six regional records — four by the sibling duo of Tahna and Talon Lindquist, one by Ila Hughes and another in a relay. The girls picked up their eighth consecutive Region III title with 107 points, 39 points ahead of runner-up Soldotna....
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Kodiak volleyball hosts Palmer in crucial NLC matches
The Northern Lights Conference regular-season volleyball champion will be decided this weekend in Kodiak. The top two teams in the conference — Palmer and Kodiak — conclude the regular season with matches tonight and Saturday at Kodiak High School. Tonight’s match starts at 7 p.m., while Saturday’s begins at 1:30 p.m. Palmer enters with a 7-1 mark, while Kodiak sits at 6-2. The Bears must sweep the Moose to grab t...
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors make their marks
One of Jimmy Fallon’s biggest fan clubs resides right here on Kodiak Island. The segment on his television show called “Ew” has become a hit with the Kodiak High School volleyball team, especially among the seven seniors who will be appearing for the last time at home this weekend against Palmer. They watch the comedy sketch that mocks high school girls every chance they get, even if that means before a match. Som...
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Yavorsky earns all-state honors
Kodiak’s Jacob Yavorsky was one of the top defensive players in the Northern Lights Conference, and now he is one of the best in the state. The Bears’ junior lineman earned second-team all-state honors for the medium-school football classification. Yavorsky led the Bears with 53 tackles — 15 for losses — and five sacks. “He had a fantastic season,” said Kodiak coach Jim Schnick, a few weeks ago. “He was the anchor...
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KHS boys seeking sixth straight swimming title
The only question heading into the Region III Swimming and Diving Championships is how big of a margin will the Kodiak boys win by? Twenty? Think bigger. Thirty? Still not there. Forty? Getting closer. More than fifty? Probably. Kodiak’s boys are huge favorites to extend their streak of consecutive regional titles to six when the meet begins with preliminary heats at 1 p.m. Friday in Soldotna. Finals start at 1 p....
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girls looking to extend streak to eight
Despite four swimmers suffering season-ending injuries, Kodiak’s girls are still in line to continue their regional dominance. Led by Ila Hughes and Tahna Lindquist — the two top swimmers in the state — the Bears will be gunning for their eighth consecutive team title when the Region III Swimming and Diving Championships begin at 1 p.m. Friday in Soldotna on the Kenai Peninsula. Having Hughes and Lindquist is a lu...
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KHS hires new girls basketball coach
Krista Hicks couldn’t believe it when the Kodiak High School girls basketball head coach position became available. And she sure didn’t understand why it was taking so long to fill the position, which became vacant when Amy Fogle stepped down in early June. The position is vacant no more. Hicks applied for the job, and got it. She will be guiding the Bears for the 2014-2015 season that starts Dec. 1. “The position...
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