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SoHi football rolls by Kodiak
After the first 12 minutes of Saturday’s contest at top-ranked Soldotna, Kodiak only trailed 6-0. Unfortunately the rest of the game didn’t stay that close. The Stars racked up 43 points in the middle quarters and rolled to a 49-14 Northern Lights Conference football victory over the Bears. The win extended Soldotna’s state-best winning streak to 33 games, and pushed its all-time record against Kodiak to 18-0. The...
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Kodiak spikers sweep Colony
After Colony scored the first five points of Kodiak’s season-opening volleyball match, fans might have been questioning coach Amy Willis’ bold preseason prediction that her squad was going to win regions. They weren’t questioning the veteran coach after the dust settled. Kodiak steamrolled Colony in a pair of Northern Lights Conference matches at Kodiak High School, winning 25-16, 25-15, 25-10 on Friday and 25-15,...
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Kodiak football travels to Soldotna
Thirty-two teams have tried. Thirty-two teams have failed. Kodiak’s goal in Saturday’s Northern Lights Conference football contest at top-ranked Soldotna is simple: not to become the 33rd straight team to fall victim to the Stars. “We are going up there to try and steal a win from them,” Kodiak first-year coach Bill McGuire said. “I know who they are and I have seen the things they have done.” What Soldotna, a sch...
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PREP PICKS: Week 4 brings halfway mark of football season
The midway point of the Alaska High School season is here — it actually kicked off Thursday night with a pair of games involving Mat-Su area teams. Palmer (2-1) traveled to Eagle River (0-2) for a Northern Lights Conference matchup, while Dimond (2-1) played at Wasilla (0-3). I’m a bit disappointed that I do not get to pick those games, because they are both easy picks, and I love gimme games. Oh, well. I posted a...
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KHS swimming dives into season looking to extend streaks
For those thinking Kodiak’s reign atop the Region III girls swimming podium might be over, think again. Yes, even without the dominant duo of Ila Hughes and Tahna Lindquist, the Bears enter the 2015 season with sights set on extending their regional championship streak to nine. “Hopefully we can continue that. That is one of our team goals is to win regions,” veteran Kodiak coach John Lindquist said. Hughes and Ta...
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Kodiak XC hosts Homer, East Anchorage Friday
After starting the season with a weeklong trip to the Mainland, Kodiak High’s cross country team races at home for the first time in 2015. On Friday, the Bears host Homer and East Anchorage in what is being dubbed the Fort Abercrombie Invitational at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The girls race starts at 5 p.m., followed by the boys at 5:45 p.m. The three teams head to the Kodiak Fairgrounds on Saturday ...
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KHS spikers start season against Colony
Amy Willis is a confident coach when she talks about her team’s expectations for the season. “We are going to win regions again,” said Willis, who is entering her fifth year as Kodiak High’s volleyball coach in her second tour of duty with the Bears. “I want another banner that we haven’t gotten yet.” The missing banner that Willis referenced is from when Kodiak was the 2013 Northern Lights Conference champion, th...
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Kodiak drops from football rankings
Kodiak’s stay in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network football poll was a short one. The Bears fell out of the rankings just a week after appearing in the medium-small school poll for the first time since 2013. Kodiak, ranked No. 5 last week, suffered a 46-18 loss to Kenai that dropped the Bears to 2-1 on the season (1-1 in the Northern Lights Conference). Kodiak only trailed by eight points midway through the t...
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Kodiak football falls to Kenai
Kodiak’s new coaching staff found out on Saturday what it’s going to take to contend in the tough Northern Lights Conference. Kenai turned five Kodiak turnovers into three touchdowns, as the Kardinals handed the Bears their first football loss of the season, 46-18, at a drizzly Joe Floyd Track and Field. “We had some opportunities that we missed in the first half,” first-year coach Bill McGuire said. “Then the whe...
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Cross country: Kodiak boys place third at Bartlett Invite
Kodiak’s boys put four runners in the top 22 and finished third at the Bartlett Invitational Saturday at in Anchorage. For the second meet in a row, junior Keith Osowski led the Bears, placing fifth with a 5-kilometer time of 16 minutes, 18.7 seconds. Osowski, who was the top Region III finisher, also placed fifth at last week’s season opener at the Tsalteshi Invitational in Soldotna. “He is looking good and is am...
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