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Thomet wins four events at Palmer Invitational
Levi Thomet led Kodiak’s boys track team to a runner-up finish at Friday’s Palmer Invitational. Thomet won the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 and ran the anchor leg of the winning 3,200 relay team as Kodiak racked up 92 points — 11.5 points behind champion Anchorage Christian. The Kodiak junior clocked a time of 2 minutes, 2.76 seconds in the 800, a 4:24.27 in the 1,600 and a 9:46.28 in the 3,200. Thomet’s 1,600 time is the...
May 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS softball begins NLC play at Soldotna
Kodiak’s softball team had a lot of time to regroup after opening with four straight losses two weeks ago. The Bears lost two games each to small-school powerhouses Sitka and Juneau in Sitka. It wasn’t the start of the season Kodiak coach Sam Catt envisioned. “Sitka was a filling-out process and we have been rebuilding since then,” the fourth-year coach said. “We have been talking about it every day on how importa...
May 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak JV wins at Houston Invite
Kodiak’s junior varsity picked up a pair of victories Thursday at the Houston Baseball JV Invitational Tournament in Houston. Kodiak knocked off the tournament host, 6-0, and Soldotna, 4-2. Both games went two innings under the 60-minute time limit for pool play games. Against Houston, Kalen Willis had a bunt single and scored a pair of runs, while Morgan Moir had a single and scored a run. Sam Bennett pitched two...
May 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet lowers state-leading 800 time
Kodiak’s Levi Thomet lowered his state-leading 800-meter time Thursday in a tri-meet against Bartlett and Anchorage Christian Schools in Anchorage. The junior won the 800 with a time of 1 minute, 57.9 seconds — two seconds faster than his previous best time that was posted in a home meet on Saturday. Levi Fried was second with a time of 1:58.0 — the second-best time in the state this season. Kodiak’s 400 and 1,600...
May 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball falls to Houston
Baserunning errors proved costly for Kodiak on Wednesday against Houston. The Bears had four runners thrown out on the base paths — one at home — in a rare 6-5 Southcentral Conference baseball loss to the Hawks at Houston. “I don’t want to say one thing cost us the game,” Kodiak coach James Arnold said. “We win and lose as a team.” The loss snapped Kodiak’s two-game winning streak and dropped the Bears to 2-1 in t...
May 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caballla to wrestle at Montanta State Northern
Andrew Caballa gave up basketball to focus on wrestling his sophomore season. He didn’t know it at the time, but that decision paved the way to his future. The Kodiak High School senior signed a national letter of intent to wrestle for NAIA Montana State University Northern on April 23 at KHS. His father, Omar, and his aunt, Cheery Dayrit, joined him at the table as he inked his name on a white piece of paper. “I’...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS soccer splits at Nikiski
Kodiak High School’s boys soccer club finally took the pitch against another high school team Tuesday. The Bears fell to Nikiski’s varsity squad, 2-1, and beat the Bulldogs’ junior varsity, 9-2, at Nikiski High School. “They were ready to go,” Kodiak coach Eric Waltenbaugh said. “We had a little nerves going into it, but all those things go away with more experience and more games.” Kodiak’s tied the game at 1 whe...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak track washes away Seward High
An hour before Friday’s track meet against Seward, Kodiak’s Levi Fried called teammate Levi Thomet and asked him to scrounge up a pair of goggles. The conditions outside were perfect — tornado-like gusts and pelting rain — to recreate a past Kodiak sports moment. The current Kodiak duo donned the goggles during their 1,600-meter race, just like Cory Pena did in similar conditions in a home meet against Bartlett in...
Apr 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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First home soccer games canceled
Kodiak High School’s first home soccer match will have to wait.  The club was supposed to make its home debut Saturday against Skyview, but both the boys and girls matches were canceled because the opposing team did not arrive on the island.  Skyview was supposed to arrive on the ferry Kennicott Saturday morning. A delay of the ferry in Whittier forced a late arrival into Kodiak and the cancellation of the matches...
Apr 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak rains on Putney's coaching debut
Kodiak Island welcomed back a baseball legend the only way it knew how to with wind, rain and toe-numbing coldness. The conditions made Mark Putney’s debut as Homer’s head coach a memorable one, but for all the wrong reasons. Behind a pitching gem from Jakob Arnold and a three-hit performance from Austin Frick, Kodiak handed Homer a 17-0 four-inning Southcentral Conference loss Friday at a rain-soaked Baranof Fiel...
Apr 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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