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Kodiak boys, girls open state with evening games
Kodiak High School’s girls and boys basketball squads both qualified for this year’s 4A state championships, the first time that has happened since 1985. The Alaska School Activities Association unveiled the state brackets during a live webcast Sunday evening. The top-seeded Kodiak girls play No. 8 Dimond in the opening round, while the eighth-seeded Kodiak boys open against top-seeded West Anchorage. The boys pla...
Mar 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls win first NLC title since 1985
A dominant scoring spree paved the way for Kodiak’s first regional title in more than two decades. Down by eight points, the Bears closed the first half on a 17-2 run and never looked back, earning a 64-43 victory over Colony in the Northern Lights Conference championship game Saturday afternoon at Colony High School. Kodiak’s last region title was in 1985, three years after the school won its first, and only girl...
Mar 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys win first NLC title since 2001
For the first time since the 2001 undefeated season, Kodiak’s boys are Northern Lights Conference champions. The Bears won the title with an entertaining 56-50 win over top-seeded Colony in the NLC basketball championship game Saturday at Colony High School. The entire Kodiak team celebrated on the floor, while coach David Anderson jumped out of his chair with excitement. “At that moment, when you win something li...
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Girls enter postseason perfect
Amy Fogle doesn’t get nostalgic very often. But when the topic of the 2001 Kodiak High School boys basketball undefeated season comes up, even she cracks a smile. More than a decade after coaching the boys to an undefeated season, she has the Kodiak girls basketball team five games away from a perfect season. Don’t tell her that; she takes things one day at a time. “Sometimes I wish I was one of those people that ...
Mar 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys look to finish strong at NLC tourney
Kodiak’s boys basketball team was a possession away from possibly playing in last year’s Northern Lights Conference championship game. Trailing by three in the closing seconds of a semifinal game, a Palmer player swiped the ball from a Kodiak guard and went the other way for a dunk that sealed the Moose’s five-point victory. Palmer beat Colony the next night in the championship game, a game Kodiak watched from the...
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Season ends for Kodiak ESS
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools’ boys basketball season ended Thursday in Soldotna. The Ravens lost 59-46 to Ninilchik in a 1A Peninsula Conference loser-out game at Skyview High School. On Wednesday evening, ESS dropped a 70-44 decision to top-seeded Nikolaevsk. Kodiak finished the season with a 3-7 record. Despite bowing out of the tournament, coach Russ Scotter was pleased with the effort. “They have taken so...
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Kodiak ESS wins first region game
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools basketball team made history on Wednesday morning. The Ravens picked up the first regional win by an island co-op team with a 42-37 victory over Lumen Christi in a 1A Peninsula Conference Championship play-in game at Skyview High School in Soldotna. “I never heard these kids talk so much; they were pretty excited,” Kodiak ESS coach Russ Scotter said. Eighth-seeded ESS played top-s...
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Kodiak ESS begins regional play today
Kodiak’s Emerging Small Schools basketball team begins play today in the Peninsula Conference Championships at Skyview High School. The Ravens, the conference’s eighth seed, plays No. 9 Lumen Christi at 9 a.m. today. The winner of that game advances to play top-seeded Nikolaevsk at 8 p.m. today. The loser drops to a loser-out game at 9 a.m. Thursday. “They have a very positive attitude right now and we are going t...
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NLC rankings: March Madness begins for high school teams
The Northern Lights Conference Championships begin Thursday at Colony High School. Some teams are fighting for a chance to play at the state tournament, while other teams are already assured a spot based on the Alaska School Activities Association’s winning percentage index. The Kodiak boys need to win Friday’s game to get in. The Bears are ninth in the latest WPI rankings and most likely will not receive one of t...
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Fogle moves on in national contest
Amy Fogle is one step away from being named the top high school girls basketball coach in the nation. On Tuesday, Fogle won the western region in the USA Today High School Sports “Best Of” series with 5,261 votes. By winning the state and western rounds, Kodiak’s girls coach advances to the final stage — the national round. The national round is comprised of the eight regional winners and the two wild cards — the ...
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