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Kodiak wrestlers fall to Homer
In a tune-up before the Peninsula Duals, Kodiak fell to Homer, 60-24, in a wrestling dual Thursday at Homer High School. The Bears picked up four wins on the night. At 113 pounds, Krystal Fabricante pinned Homer’s Ian Stovall 3 minutes, 9 seconds into the match. Scott Larionoff made quick work of Homer’s McKenzie Cook, winning the 138-pound bout with a pin at the 1:16 mark. Larionoff is ranked sixth in his weight ...
Nov 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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MEASURING UP: Kodiak seeks first volleyball state title
Glance at a Kodiak High School volleyball program and you will notice something missing — the height of the players. It’s not by accident. “If somebody asks for it, I usually just omit it,” Kodiak veteran coach Amy Willis said. However, when asked to submit roster information for the 4A state tournament program, Willis obliged. And for the first time this season, everybody gets to see, on paper, just how verticall...
Nov 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak spikers head to state
Amy Willis was a mess on Monday. While people constantly congratulated her for winning the Northern Lights Conference volleyball crown, Kodiak’s coach only had one thing on her mind — the weather. Last year, Kodiak had to forfeit its state volleyball tournament opener because the team couldn’t make it to Anchorage due to inclement weather on the Rock. Not wanting to see a repeat from a year ago, Willis and her squ...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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FLYING HIGH: Kodiak ESS Ravens win own tournament
Earlier in the season, the Kodiak Emerging Small Schools volleyball team lost at Nikolaevsk and Seldovia. The Ravens got redemption during the two-day Kodiak ESS Volleyball Tournament that concluded Saturday at Kodiak High School. ESS defeated Nikolaevsk and Seldovia to take first in the four-team field. The Ravens lost to Tanalian — 13-25, 25-19, 25-21, 21-25, 15-13 — in their last match, but it didn’t matter as ...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swimmer of the Year: Lindquist nabs two state titles
Talon Lindquist displayed his diversity, while Marina Cummiskey extended a Kodiak streak at the state swimming and diving championships. The talented Kodiak High School sophomore touched the wall first in the 200-yard freestyle and the 100 butterfly during Saturday’s finals at Bartlett High School in Anchorage to help lead the Kodiak boys to a runner-up finish for the second consecutive season. The two state title...
Nov 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bears claim third regional volleyball title in program history
After polishing off Wasilla in the Northern Lights Conference championship match, Kodiak volleyball players celebrated by piling on top of each other in the middle of Cliff Massie Court at Kenai High School. “They were pretty excited,” Kodiak coach Amy Willis said. “Every year it is a different group of girls with a different dynamic. This group is focused and hard working. They were very ecstatic. I turned around...
Nov 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak wrestlers fifth at Colony
Kodiak picked up a pair of runner-up finishers and placed fifth at the Colony Wrestling Invitational, Saturday at Colony High School. Russel Dela Cruz and Hunter Bigley both finished second in their respective weight classes. Dela Cruz was edged by Ketchikan’s Sean Tavares, 5-4, in the 120-pound championship match. Dela Cruz beat Colony’s Anthony Torres (18-5), Bartlett’s Oscar Garcia (8-3) and Colony’s Levi Hopki...
Nov 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak volleyball seals state berth
Kodiak volleyball is headed back to the state tournament for the fifth consecutive season. The top-seeded Bears punched their ticket to state with a defensive 25-16, 25-17, 25-18 victory over Kenai in the Northern Lights Conference Championships, Thursday at Kenai High School. “It was an exciting match for us,” Kodiak coach Amy Willis said. “Kenai has a good program and are coming along. They are blossoming. We we...
Nov 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lindquist takes aim at state records
Months before the high school swimming season started, Talon Lindquist, while lifting weights at his family home, felt a discomfort in his right shoulder. The pain turned out to be swimmer’s shoulder, a common injury that his father and coach, John Lindquist, a former standout swimmer at Chugiak and Central Washington University, recognized immediately. A physical therapist warned Talon, Kodiak’s sophomore standou...
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Mix-six volleyball tourney in Kodiak
Kodiak Island’s rural schools have once again joined forces on the hardwood. For the third straight year, high school students from Akiok, Old Harbor, Ouzinkie, Larsen Bay and Port Lions make up the Kodiak Emerging Small Schools mix-six volleyball squad. The team, which started its season in mid-October, is in Kodiak today and Saturday for the Kodiak ESS Volleyball Tournament at Kodiak High School. Seldovia, Nikol...
Nov 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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