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Alumni update: Horn finishes season overseas
Alysa Horn concluded her first professional women’s basketball season for TSV Viernheim in an 88-46 victory over Fellbach, Sunday in Germany. Horn posted a double-double in the win, pouring in 28 points on 9 of 14 shooting and grabbing 11 rebounds. She also added five steals and five assists. Horn, a former Kodiak High School and University of Alaska star, ended the regular season averaging a team-best 19 points a...
Mar 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thunder Mountain ends boys’ tournament run
ANCHORAGE — A season that started during the summer in Washington state ended Friday morning at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. Kodiak’s boys couldn’t overcome a sluggish opening half and concluded their season with an 80-64 loss to Thunder Mountain in the consolation round of the 4A state basketball championships. The Northern Lights Conference champions finished with a 16-11 record and have now lost 12 consecutive ...
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bears stomp Colony 65-41 for title
ANCHORAGE — In the final seconds of the girls 4A state championship game, Kodiak assistant coach Nick Billings turned to the Kodiak crowd inside Sullivan Arena and raised both his arms. The nearly 300 blue and gold faithful in attendance responded with an ear-piercing ovation. Moments later, the Kodiak girls capped a perfect season with a dominating 65-41 victory over Colony Saturday evening in Anchorage. The Bear...
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girls trounce Dimond
ANCHORAGE — With all-state players Hannah Wandersee and Jerica Nelson in foul trouble, Megan Pyles came through when the Bears needed her the most. Pyles erupted for a career-high 25 points to help the top-seeded Bears escape with a 54-40 victory over No. 8 Dimond in a 4A girls basketball state championship quarterfinal game Thursday night at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. “The team really needed it,” said Kodia...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak heads to state with a 24-0 record
Before reaching high school, Kodiak’s current crop of seniors dreamed of winning a basketball state championship. “In middle school, I remember us saying, ‘What if we could win state,”’ senior Hannah Wandersee said. “Back in middle school it was such a big deal; it is still a big deal. We never thought we would be this close.” The girls are three victories away from making that dream a reality. For the first time ...
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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McKechnie enjoying return to basketball
At the end of nearly every Kodiak girls basketball home game this season, the chant “put Summer in” echoes through the gymnasium. The yelling comes from three high school boys: Jakob Arnold, Jonas Anderson and Sam Kirchenschlager. “They are hilarious,” said senior Summer McKechnie, who is the object of their chant. The trio even painted “put Summer in” on their stomachs during one of Kodiak’s home games this seaso...
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dance team invites community to watch today’s game at KHS gym
For those who are not traveling to Anchorage for the 4A basketball championships, there are a couple of ways to watch the Kodiak boys and girls teams. The Kodiak High School dance team is inviting the community to watch Thursday’s games on the high school gymnasium’s big screen. Kodiak’s boys play at 5:15 p.m. today against West Anchorage, while the girls play at 8:45 p.m. against Dimond. The dance team will be se...
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Dunbar’s Oregon Ducks claim national indoor track title
Trevor Dunbar can now add NCAA national champion to his already impressive resume. On Saturday, Dunbar’s University of Oregon Ducks hoisted the men’s NCAA Indoor Track and Field championship trophy in Albuquerque, N.M. The Ducks amassed 62 points, eight points ahead of runner-up Arkansas. Dunbar played a big role in helping Oregon seal its first title since 2009. The senior from Kodiak ran the final leg on Oregon’...
Mar 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: March 14
Girls Little Dribblers Thursday, March 6 State Farm (3rd/4th) 16, F/V Halcyon 10 Shanoah Spaer 6, Kristen Carstens 6 and Beatrize Gumtang 4 points for State Farm. Kieara Blondin 6, Navaeh Hemmingway 2 and Kyla Quiambao 2 points for F/V Halcyon. Wingspan 18, Teen Center 16 Ariana Kenese 14, Kaitlyn Deal 2 and Elan Hilty 2 points for Wingspan. Olivia Troxell 8, Davanna Klier 4, Bella Klier 2 and Mari Hansell 2 point...
Mar 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special Olympics team wins 6 gold medals
Snowshoers Rebekah Anderson and Hanna Moody combined to win six gold medals at the 2014 Special Olympics state winter games that concluded Sunday in Anchorage. Anderson won gold in the 50-meter race (12.60 seconds), the 100 (26.20) and the 400 (2:20.50). Moody grabbed gold in the 25 (10.60), the 50 (20.60) and the 100 (53.20). Moody, 8, was the youngest competitor at the state games that consisted of athletes from...
Mar 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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