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Kodiak soccer aims to build off 2-6 campaign
Kodiak High School’s boys soccer team had a groundbreaking first season by finishing in the top four of the Northern Lights Conference South Division and qualifying for the regional tournament. The Bears aim to build on that in their second season. The team has two goals: make a return trip to regionals, but this time as one of the top three teams in the six-team South Division. “We think we have the skill and abi...
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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HOOPS: Juneau, Wasilla finish on top
Juneau’s boys and Wasilla’s girls cut down the nets inside the Alaska Airlines Center after claiming state 4A basketball titles Saturday in Anchorage. Juneau won its first title since 1998 — that team was highlighted by Carloz Boozer — with a low-scoring 38-31 victory over Dimond in the boys championship game. The Crimson Bears, which needed buzzer-beaters to beat Bartlett (58-57) and rival Ketchikan (42-40) in th...
Mar 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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TRACK: Blue/gold results
Blue/gold results Boys 100 meters — 1. Billy Alcaide, 11.5 seconds; 2. Jay Miranda, 11.7; 3. Rubin Romero, 12.1; 4. Joel Francisco, 12.3; 5. Brian Mangrobang, 12.4; 6. Art Alejandro, 12.5; 7. Jerome Morzo, 12.6; 7. Bernardo Fernandez, 12.7; 9. Isaiah Galindez, 12.8; 9. Seth Burnett, 12.8; 11. Elcon Catubig, 12.9; 11. Damien Cumplido, 12.9; 11. Jeff Orille, 12.9; 14. Aaron Alonzo, 13.0; 15. Melvin Jr. Alonzo, 13.0;...
Mar 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talon Lindquist shatters state records
Kodiak’s Talon Lindquist set seven Alaska swimming records while competing at the Speedo Sectionals that concluded Sunday in Federal Way, Washington. The talented sophomore set new standards in open and 15-and 16-year-old divisions in the 100-meter backstroke, 400 freestyle and 200 backstroke. He also lowered the 15-and 16-year-old state mark in the 200 free. Lindquist’s best finish at the all-star meet, which fea...
Mar 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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State basketball champs crowned
Four basketball teams claimed titles Saturday at the 1A/2A state championships at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage. In a battle between Peninsula Conference foes, the Ninilchik boys outlasted Nikolaevsk in overtime 41-37 in the 1A title bout. Ninilchik netted 17 points in the third quarter that helped erase a 21-8 first-quarter deficit. Austin White led Ninilchik with 25 points. In the 1A girls’ championshi...
Mar 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pillans signs to play football at Mesa Community College
At an early age, Kordell Pillans was faced with the decision to play football or soccer. He picked football for one reason — a shorter season. “I was the definition of lazy,” Pillans said. Hard-working would be the adjective used to describe Pillans now. The Kodiak High School senior inked his National Letter of Intent to play football for Mesa Community College in Arizona at a signing ceremony last Friday at KHS....
Mar 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hebard, Wyche snag top award
West Valley’s Ruthy Hebard and West Anchorage’s Da’Zhon Wyche were voted the top 4A players in the state by the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches. Hebard, the senior post headed to the University of Oregon, led the Wolfpack to the Mid-Alaska Conference title and a fifth seed for the state tournament. A few weeks ago, Hebard, who routinely pumps in double-doubles, scored her 2,000th career point. For the sec...
Mar 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wasilla, Juneau earn top seeds for state tournament
The Wasilla girls and Juneau boys grabbed the top seeds for the 4A state basketball championships that begin March 24 at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage. Wasilla, the Northern Lights Conference champions, open against familiar foe Colony. The Warriors are 3-0 against the Knights this season, which includes a 49-35 win in Saturday’s NLC title game. Cook Inlet Conference champion Dimond earned the second see...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS basketball finishes season
Kodiak High School’s 2015-16 basketball season came to an end Friday with a pair of losses at the Northern Lights Conference Championships. The girls dropped a 48-23 decision to Kenai, while the boys fell to Soldotna 65-45 in consolation games at Palmer High School. The Kodiak girls lost their final 16 games and finished with a 2-18 record. The Bears went 0-12 against NLC competition. “On paper it doesn’t look lik...
Mar 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hicks moving on after the season
When the final buzzer goes off in today’s game at Palmer High School, it will mark the end of Krista Hicks’ tenure with the Kodiak girls basketball team. The second-year head coach told her squad in January that this was her final season. Her husband is in the Coast Guard and is being transferred this summer to Astoria, Oregon. “It’s been great. I wish it could be longer than two years,” said Hicks, who moved to K...
Mar 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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