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KHS boys fall short of Floyd title
It was only fitting that in an odd 49th Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament that a scoring error would cost the Kodiak boys a chance at their first tournament title since 2009. The goof came near the end of Friday night’s game against Anchorage Christian. With 1 minute, 26 seconds left in the game, and Kodiak nursing a 50-49 lead, the Lions’ Mareng Gatkouth stepped to the free-throw line. Th...
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KHS girls drop title game to ACS
Friday turned out to be quite long for the Kodiak girls basketball team. The day started at 9 a.m. with a 40-10 victory over North Pole and ended 10 hours later with a 50-33 loss to Anchorage Christian during the 49th Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High School. Friday was the only day Kodiak competed in the three-day tournament because the Service girls never arrived due to in...
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ACS owns first day of the Floyd
The Anchorage Christian School Lions owned the first day of the 49th Joe Floyd Ravn Alaska Winter Basketball Classic. The Lions swept North Pole in a co-ed doubleheader Thursday at Kodiak High School. Led by 18 points from 5-foot-10 sophomore Chaunice Carr, the Lady Lions raced past North Pole 64-14. ACS, a 3A school, also received 17 points from freshman Jesse Davis as the Lions led 21-6 at the end of the first q...
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The Floyd starts tonight
The 49th edition of the Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament begins in an unusual way today at Kodiak High School. For what could be the first time in the historic tournament, neither Kodiak teams will play on the first day. Instead, fans will be treated to a co-ed doubleheader between 3A Anchorage Christian and 4A North Pole. The girls game begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by the boys at 8:30 p...
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joe Floyd tourney to be shifted back to December
The Joe Floyd tournament is moving back to December. Debbie Rohrer, first-year Kodiak Island Borough School District director of student activities, told the Daily Mirror on Wednesday that next season’s Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament — the 50th edition — will take place Dec. 27-29. “I made that decision because I would like to see it back in December again,” Rohrer said. “I remember whe...
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NLC Power Rankings: Teams travel Outside
Northern Lights Conference teams picked up a lot of frequent flyer miles over Christmas break. Last week, half of the 12 teams in the league traveled to Lower-48 tournaments — three went to California, while the others visited Oregon, Arizona and Florida. The six teams combined to go 12-8, and all produced at least one win. The Palmer boys represented Alaska the best, going 3-1 at the Santa Barbara Holiday Classic...
Jan 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Floyd tips off Thursday
The longest running high school basketball tournament in the state tips Thursday at Kodiak High School. The 49th edition of the Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament begins Thursday with a co-ed doubleheader between visiting schools Anchorage Christian and North Pole. The girls game begins at 6:30 p.m. and is followed by the boys game. Kodiak, Service and Eagle River will join the fun on Frida...
Jan 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Hoopsters compete in college
Three starters off of the 2014 Kodiak High School girls basketball undefeated team hit the hardwood last week. Carissa Cannon made the biggest splash of the three, scoring a team-high 16 points for Lower Columbia College in an 89-56 rout of Whatcom on Dec. 28 in the Lower Columbia Holiday Classic in Longview, Washington. The 5-foot-5 freshman starting guard went 7-for-11 from the floor, and contributed four reboun...
Jan 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Last Chance 5K Results
Last Chance Fun Run 5-Kilometer Friday 1. Levi Fried, 16 minutes, 25 seconds; 2. Keith Osowski, 16:53; 3. Richie McKinney, 19:21; 4. Cory Thompson, 20:20; 5. Anthony Mayhupoy, 20:38; 6. Lars Hanson, 21:27; 7. Meg Inokuma, 21:32; 8. Betsy Lund, 21:48; 9. Laura Mullican, 22:05; 10. Zoe Bigley, 22:35; 11. Anthony Rubina, 22:36; 12. Sue Zimmerman, 22:56; 13. Brenden Thompson, 23:02; 14. Shanna Moeder, 23:13; 15. Bree ...
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Looking back: Top sports stories of 2015
Every year I plan on keeping a running list of Kodiak’s top sports stories of the year, and every year I end up creating a list at the last second. That didn’t change in 2015. I’ve spent this week skimming the Daily Mirror website to come up with the top 10 sports stories of 2015. Like every year, there were streaks extended, shining superstars, state titles and deaths. Kodiak High School boys basketball assistant...
Dec 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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