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TRACK: KHS boys aim to defend regional title
Armed with a well-rounded team, Kodiak’s boys are hunting for their second consecutive Region III Track and Field title, which would make 10 in the past 11 years. The journey to a repeat championship begins today at Colony High School. The two-day meet concludes Saturday. Kodiak holds the fastest seed mark in eight of the 17 events — Billy Alcaide has the fastest times in the 100- and 200-meter runs (11.34 seconds...
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students hit their marks in Kentucky
Elizabeth Luther paced a contingent of three Kodiak rural students at the National Archery in the Schools Tournament that completed Saturday in Louisville, Kentucky. Luther, a Chiniak eighth grader, fired a total of 257 points out of a max of 300. Dale Reft, a Karluk sophomore, finished with a 241, while Sienna Rodgers, a Chiniak eighth grader, scored a 237. “The kids were a little nervous to begin with but settle...
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach’s love for the game fuels program
Eric Waltenbaugh arrived in Kodiak with no kids and hair that went halfway down his back. That was in 2000, his first year with the Kodiak Island Borough School District. Sixteen years later, he is married with three kids and no longer can put his hair in a ponytail; he cut his trademark locks soon after his first child was born in 2008. “He kept yanking on it, so I decided the heck with this I better chop it off,...
May 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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SOCCER: Kodiak eyes regional title
When the soccer season started, Kodiak’s goal was to finish third in the Northern Lights Conference South Division. The team achieved that goal and has set a new one — win a conference title. On Thursday, the Bears begin their quest at putting a check mark next to their newest goal when the conference championships begin at Kenai High School. Kodiak (7-2-2 overall) opens against Wasilla, the North Division’s secon...
May 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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SOCCER: Kodiak draws Wasilla in NLC opener
For the second time in as many seasons, Kodiak’s boys’ soccer team qualified for the Northern Lights Conference Championships. And the Bears drew a first-round opponent that they played during the regular season. Kodiak, the South Division’s third seed, plays North Division No. 2 Wasilla 1 p.m. Thursday at Kenai High School. Two weeks ago, Kodiak and Wasilla tied 1-1 at Wasilla. William Flores put the Bears up wit...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soldotna shuts out Kodiak baseball
Kodiak baseball’s three-game Southcentral Conference winning streak was snapped with a pair of losses to Soldotna. The Bears fell 17-0 in Friday’s game and 3-0 in Saturday’s contest. Both games were played at the Soldotna Little League Fields. Kodiak dropped to 3-6 in the conference, 5-9 overall. Joey Becher no-hit Kodiak in Friday’s game. The senior right-hander struck out 11 and walked two in five innings. Sam B...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak track tames the Mustangs
Kodiak’s Michael Parnell shouldn’t be surprised if he is assigned dish duty when he arrives to his Boise State University apartment in the fall. His future roommate, Chugiak’s Ty Jordan, outlasted him in an epic 1,600-meter run during Friday’s Kodiak Invitational at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Jordan blazed to victory in 4 minutes, 19.68 seconds, a meet record and the state’s top time this season, while Parnell kno...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball battles Soldotna in South Division contests
Kodiak baseball coach James Arnold is hoping that momentum gained from a 3-1 road trip to the Mat-Su Valley carries into this weekend’s away series with Southcentral Conference South Division leader Soldotna. Arnold knows that topping the Stars is not going to be easy; he coached most of their players several years ago while a member of the Kenai Twins — the Peninsula’s American Legion baseball team — coaching sta...
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak track hosts Chugiak in home finale
After successive invitational victories, Kodiak’s boys’ track and field team is primed at making a run at defending its 4A state title. “We certainly are thinking that we have state potential,” longtime Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. Kodiak has three weeks to get in tip-top shape, and it starts today and Saturday as the Bears host Chugiak in the final regular-season meet at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Kodiak has ...
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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3 rural students qualify for archery tourney
Russ Scotter travels to Kentucky nearly every May, and not because he enjoys horse racing. The longtime Karluk teacher is the director of Kodiak’s rural schools archery program and for the third time in four years is taking students to the National Archery in the Schools Tournament that begins today in Louisville. “It is still nerve-racking every time you think about it,” said Scotter on Tuesday just moments befor...
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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