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Talon Lindquist qualifies for Junior Nationals
Talon Lindquist can check an item off his ultimate goal list. Kodiak’s talented freshman is competing at the 2014 Speedo Winter Junior National Championships, a four-day extravaganza that begins Thursday in Federal Way, Washington. The event features the nation’s best 18-and-under swimmers. “This has been my goal since the beginning of summer. I have been training all summer and all high school season to make the ...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS boys hoops debuts
Kodiak High School’s boys basketball team will make its 2014-2015 season debut Thursday at the annual blue/gold scrimmage. The game begins at 6 p.m. at the Kodiak High School gym. Kodiak’s squad will split into two teams and scrimmage. The boys are the defending Northern Lights Conference champions and coming off a 16-11 season. They qualified for state for the first time since 2011. Kodiak officially opens its se...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak ESS finishes third in Denali Conference
Frustration was visible on the faces of the players on Kodiak’s emerging small schools volleyball team Saturday afternoon at Kodiak Middle School. The squad of collected students from around the island ended their season in a 3-1 (25-15, 25-27, 25-20, 25-16) loss to Seldovia to finish third in the Denali Conference Championships. A third-place finish would have been satisfying in years past, but not this year. The...
Dec 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet qualifies for Foot Locker Nationals
Kodiak’s Levi Thomet is headed back to the Foot Locker Cross Country National Championships. The star senior punched his return trip to San Diego, California by placing seventh in Saturday’s seeded boys race at the Foot Locker West Regional in Walnut, California. Thomet, ranked 13th in the nation on dyestat.com, is the first high school runner from Alaska to qualify for the prestigious race twice. He went as a jun...
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Valdez, Wandersee place second at North/South
Kodiak’s Joel Valdez and Nolan Wandersee picked up a pair of runner-up finishes at the North/South Wrestling Tournament Saturday at Wasilla High School. Valdez lost to Soldotna’s Seth Hutchison, 10-4, in the 120-pound championship bout, while Wandersee fell to East Anchorage’s Keahi Queja, 3-2, in the 220-pound title match. The pair led a skeleton crew to a ninth-place finish with 44 points. This was Kodiak’s firs...
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak wrestlers back in action
The dust that has collected on Kodiak’s wrestling singlets over the past three weeks will come off today. The Bears travel to the North/South Tournament at Wasilla High School that begins today and ends Saturday. This will be Kodiak’s first meet since Dec. 15 when it opened the season at the Peninsula Duals. Kodiak was supposed to compete Nov. 22 at the Lancer Smith Memorial Tournament but couldn’t travel to Palme...
Dec 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak hosts Denali Conference Volleyball Championships
Kodiak’s emerging small schools volleyball team was created three years ago with the hopes of competing against the state’s best mix-6 teams. The ESS Ravens could get that opportunity. The team enters the Denali Conference Championships as the No. 2 seed. The four-team double-elimination tournament begins today and ends Saturday at Kodiak Middle School. The tournament winner advances to next week’s mix-6 volleybal...
Dec 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak High runners head to California
Kodiak’s nationally ranked runner will attempt to run into the history books Saturday in sunny California. Senior Levi Thomet is competing in the Foot Locker West Regional Cross Country Championships with the hopes of becoming the first Alaska high school runner to qualify twice for the prestigious Foot Locker National Championships. The top 10 finishers in Saturday’s seeded boys race that begins at 9:20 a.m. Alas...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Port Lions runner joins Kodiak team in California
Chandra Christiansen will be running in just her fifth cross-country race on Saturday. To commemorate the event, she picked a race that could have as many or more competitors as her hometown has residents. Christiansen lives in Port Lions, a village with roughly 200 residents on the north end of Kodiak Island. So, it is easy to understand why the freshman is a bit nervous to be traveling to Walnut, California to c...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ila Hughes to swim for Northern Arizona
Ila Hughes is headed back to the state where she started her swimming career. Kodiak’s senior swimming star recently signed her National Letter of Intent to compete for NCAA Division I Northern Arizona University next fall. Hughes is very familiar with Arizona. She was born in the Grand Canyon State and still has many relatives that live there. That weighed heavy in Hughes’ mind when she narrowed down colleges. Sh...
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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