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Kodiak circles the bases to state
Kodiak coach Sam Catt likes to keep defenses on edge with his aggressiveness on the base paths. Catt, who coaches third base, preaches to his players to always take the extra base when possible. “If they end up getting caught stealing or when I am pushing them, that is my fault,” Catt said. “That is the way I like it. It takes a perfect relay, a perfect throw and a perfect tag. You want to make that team do that t...
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Colony, Wasilla advance at state baseball tourney
The Southcentral Conference had a good showing at the state baseball championships Thursday in Sitka. Both Wasilla and Colony won opening-round games against Mid-Alaska Conference teams. Colony beat MAC champion Lathrop, 6-5, while Wasilla edged West Valley, 5-4. Both teams advance to today’s semifinal round. Colony, the SCC runner-up, plays Cook Inlet Conference champion South Anchorage at 4 p.m., while SCC champ...
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Fogle steps down as girls coach
Kodiak High School’s girls basketball team will have a new head coach next season. Citing family reasons, Amy Fogle has stepped down as coach of the Bears. Fogle said running a high school program takes her away from being with her two kids. “It takes so much time, and I want to be able to coach my kids and make sure that I am home with my family,” Fogle said. After three years away from high school coaching, Fogl...
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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James Arnold, Frick snag top honors
During Austin Frick’s four years on Kodiak High School’s baseball team, he has put up video-game numbers. He was rewarded this year when he was named the Southcentral Conference South Division most valuable player. He is the second consecutive Kodiak recipient of the award after Brandon Mahle won it last year. “I’m very happy for Austin. He has been a catalyst for us for at least the last two years that I have bee...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Track stars shine in Kodiak
After two days of sterling performances at the Brian Young Invitational, officials had the daunting task of picking the two athletes of the meet. How difficult was it? It took the committee more than 20 minutes Sunday evening at Joe Floyd Track and Field to decide who had the best performances. “We went back and forth,” Kodiak coach and meet organizer Marcus Dunbar said. “It wasn’t an easy choice.” First there was...
Jun 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak falls short of state tourney
Up four runs and five outs away from a trip to the state baseball championships, the unthinkable happened to Kodiak. The Bears gave up 11 runs to Colony in the sixth inning, which ended their season with a 15-10 loss in the Southcentral Conference second-place game on a windy Saturday afternoon in Soldotna. Kodiak, the South Division champions, had high expectations of clinching one of the conference’s two state t...
Jun 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball games canceled
Due to inclement weather on the island Friday, Kodiak’s softball team was unable to travel to the Mat-Su Valley for its games against Colony. Instead, the Bears spent the weekend at home preparing for their trip to the small-school state championships that begin June 6 at Cartee Fields in Anchorage. Kodiak receives an opening-round bye in the six-team state tournament. Kodiak finished the regular season with a 9-8...
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KHS softball clinches NLC title
Kodiak softball fulfilled a team goal earlier this week — win the Northern Lights Conference. The Bears’ clinched their first conference crown since 2009 by virtue of a tiebreaker over Homer. With Homer’s 3-2 win over Soldotna on Wednesday, both Kodiak and the Mariners finished conference play with 6-2 records. Kodiak won the tiebreaker by beating Homer three out of four times this season, Kodiak High School activ...
May 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Track stars from around the state come to Kodiak
The state’s top track athletes are invading the Emerald Isle this weekend. Joe Floyd Track and Field plays host to the second Brian Young Invitational — an all-star meet that begins Saturday and ends Sunday. The meet comes a week after the state championships in Anchorage. The difference between this meet and the state meet is that the small-school and large-school athletes compete against each other.  “The two bi...
May 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball falls in semifinals
A disastrous third inning dashed Kodiak’s dreams of winning a conference baseball title. Kodiak committed four errors that led to five Colony third-inning runs as the Bears lost, 8-1, in a Southcentral Conference Tournament semifinal game Thursday evening in Soldotna. “Colony came to play. My hats off to them,” Kodiak coach James Arnold said. “We competed with them for six of the seven innings. That third inning w...
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