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Kodiak football unranked in first poll
Kodiak will begin the high school football season unranked. The Bears were not included in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network preseason football poll, released Monday. Defending medium-schools champion Soldotna grabbed the top spot, followed by Juneau-Douglas, North Pole, Eielson and Nikiski. Nikiski is the defending small-schools champion, while Juneau lost to Soldotna in the medium-schools championship game....
Aug 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tennis team practices on new surface
Kodiak High School’s tennis team started practice this week with a sparkling new surface to play on. One of the two courts at Baranof Park was recently resurfaced and painted as part of the Baranof Park Improvement Project, a multimillion-dollar project that also included a new track and artificial turf on the football and baseball fields Due to time constraints, the second court will be resurfaced next summer. “W...
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS cross country practice begins
Anthony Rubina showed up for Tuesday’s Kodiak High School cross country practice a bit sleepy-eyed. The rising KHS senior rolled out of bed just minutes before the 9 a.m. practice — the team’s second practice of the 2014 season. “I’m not used to waking up this early, yet,” Rubina said. School doesn’t start for another couple of weeks, but practice started Monday for Kodiak’s cross country and football teams. Volle...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS begins football practice
The sound of whistles, coaches hollering and shoulder pads clashing against shoulder pads filled the air at Joe Floyd Track and Field Monday afternoon. Welcome to the 2014 high school football season. More than 45 Kodiak High School students were on hand for the team’s first official practice under overcast skies. Senior Melvin Javier went to bed early Sunday evening in anticipation of the start of the season — a ...
Aug 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak’s Post 17 loses squeaker to Service
Kodiak Post 17 suffered its toughest loss of the season Monday against Service. The Cougars rallied for four runs in the final two innings that snapped the Bears' three-game winning streak with a 6-5 win in an American Legion AA conference baseball game at Taylar Young Field in Anchorage. Service scored the winning run off a Kodiak error — one of five on the night — with two outs in the bottom of the seventh. "The...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Post 17 wallops Palmer in doubleheader
From a look at the scores in Kodiak Post 17’s doubleheader trouncing of Palmer Sunday, they might as well have been playing football. Kodiak smashed Palmer by a combined score of 37-3 in a two-game sweep at Palmer’s Senior Field. The Bears posted a 24-0 victory in the first game and won 13-3 in the nightcap. The pair of wins shot Kodiak up to third place in the American Legion AA National Division with 14 points a...
Jun 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Horn joins NWAACC school
While all her teammates signed their national letter of intents at Kodiak High School in front of friends and family, Adriane Horn picked a quieter place — her dinning room table. “It was the middle of the day,” Horn said last week, about a month after signing her national letter of intent to play women’s basketball at Wenatchee Valley College in Washington state. Wenatchee is a two-year school that plays in the N...
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet stars in national meet
After dominating the high school track season in Alaska, Levi Thomet posted an impressive top-10 finish at a national meet over the weekend. The rising Kodiak High School senior placed seventh in the 5,000-meter run at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor track and field championships on Saturday in Greensboro, North Carolina. Thomet clocked a time of 14 minutes, 40.44 seconds in a field that featured 22 of the top h...
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clark named the NLC player of the year
Kodiak won the Northern Lights Conference softball title and also cleaned up in postseason awards. Junior catcher Kaitlyn Clark was named the conference’s most valuable player, while four of her teammates were named to either first or second team. Senior Kaia Yatsik and juniors Celeste Chichenoff and Dannika Catt earned first-team honors, while senior Kassidy Ellison was selected to second team. “I’m just real pro...
Jun 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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High school sports’ top 10 moments
As the last out in the softball and baseball state tournament brought the 2013-2014 high school sports season to an end, it made one think: What a year it was for Kodiak High School. Here are the top 10 stories of the school year as judged by Daily Mirror sports reporter Derek Clarkston. 10. Year of the coaches Kodiak had a remarkable cadre of coaches of the year. Earning awards were: John Lindquist (swimming), Am...
Jun 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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