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Kodiak boys come up empty in second half
After a tightly contested first half, Kodiak’s boys basketball team couldn’t find the net in the second half. The Bears were held to eight points in the final 16 minutes as third-seeded Palmer advanced in the Northern Lights Conference Championships with a 57-34 victory Thursday at Palmer High School. Sixth-seeded Kodiak (2-21) concludes its campaign against Soldotna in a consolation contest at 11:45 a.m. today. P...
Mar 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hicks moving on after the season
When the final buzzer goes off in today’s game at Palmer High School, it will mark the end of Krista Hicks’ tenure with the Kodiak girls basketball team. The second-year head coach told her squad in January that this was her final season. Her husband is in the Coast Guard and is being transferred this summer to Astoria, Oregon. “It’s been great. I wish it could be longer than two years,” said Hicks, who moved to K...
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KHS girls fall to Palmer
Kodiak was dialed in from the outside, but it wasn’t enough to upset third-seeded Palmer in the opening round of the Northern Lights Conference Championships. The sixth-seeded Bears drained a season-high seven 3-pointers in a 62-40 girls basketball loss to the Moose Thursday evening at Palmer High School. Kodiak (2-17) ends its season against Kenai in a consolation game at 10 a.m. today. Palmer plays second-seeded...
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Kodiak boys look to rekindle magic of 2011
Kodiak boys basketball coach David Anderson has been here before. Rewind to 2011 when Anderson’s team won one regular-season Northern Lights Conference game and then surprised everybody at the conference tournament by pulling a pair of upsets en route to finishing second and earning a state tournament berth. Five years later and Anderson is once again hoping to shock the conference. His team enters the NLC Champio...
Mar 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls get new life at tournament
There is no sugarcoating it; the 2015-16 Kodiak girls’ basketball season has been challenging. Three games into the season the team lost one of its three returning players — Kahye Yu — due to early graduation. Near the end of the season, junior Nelly Hernandez, the team’s second leading scorer at 8.7 points a game, went down with a torn anterior cruciate ligament. The team lost its final 14 games of the season — t...
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak basketball opens NLC Championships against Palmer
Kodiak and Palmer basketball play a co-ed doubleheader on the first day of the Northern Lights Conference Championships that begin Thursday at Palmer High School. The sixth-seeded Kodiak girls tip things off against third-seeded Palmer at 6:30 p.m. The Bears enter tournament play with a 0-10 NLC record, 2-16 overall, and have dropped their last 14 games. The Moose finished 6-4 in the NLC, which included a pair of ...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ninilchik boys grab Peninsula title
The Ninilchik boys scored a close 57-55 victory over Seldovia in the Peninsula Conference championship game Friday at Homer High School. Tyler Presley netted a game-high 25 points to lead the Wolverines to their first conference title since 2001, and first 1A state appearance since 2010. Seldovia, winner of the last two conference titles and last year’s 1A state champion, lost to Nikolaevsk 61-46 in the second-pla...
Mar 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak ESS hoops finishes season
Ross Elvehjem wanted his Kodiak ESS boys basketball team to win two games at the Peninsula Conference Championships. The coach’s goal went unfulfilled as the Ravens were bounced out of the tournament with a tough 49-42 loss to Lumen Christi Thursday afternoon at Homer High School. ESS finished its season with a 2-10 record. “It was a good season,” Elvehjem said. “It was a learning season. I didn’t expect to win th...
Mar 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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ESS Ravens fall in tournament opener
Any thoughts of an upset ended in the second quarter for the Kodiak ESS boys basketball team. No. 2 seed Nikolaevsk outscored the Ravens 17-2 in the second and rolled to a 65-44 victory in a Peninsula Conference Championships opening-round game Wednesday at Homer High School. The loss dropped seventh-seeded ESS to a loser-out contest at noon today. The Ravens (2-9 overall) will have to win four straight to secure ...
Mar 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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NLC Power Rankings: Hebard joins 2K point club
Last week, West Valley star Ruthy Hebard reached a milestone by scoring her 2,000th career varsity point in a game against Service. The University of Oregon-bound forward finished the weekend with 2,069 points after netting 31 against Wasilla, 36 against Chugiak, and 23 against Colony and Service. Hebard has faced Kodiak four times — twice as a Lathrop Malamute and twice as a West Valley Wolf Pack — and amassed 60...
Mar 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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