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Kodiak girls travel to Capital City
Kodiak’s girls basketball team will spend three days in the capital city beginning today. The Bears play today and Saturday against Thunder Mountain and Friday against Juneau-Douglas. “It is just another opportunity for the girls to get experience playing in big games,” Kodiak coach Hicks said. “Thunder Mountain is tough and Juneau is good, too. It is going to be a tough weekend for us.” Hicks is expecting junior ...
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top teams stay the same in poll
West Anchorage and West Valley remained the teams to beat in this week’s Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. The West Anchorage boys kept their top spot in the 4A rankings with victories over Bartlett (55-52) and Eagle River (62-37) last week. West Valley remained undefeated and stayed atop the girls’ 4A poll. The Wolfpack improved to 18-0 with a victory over Colony (52-39) last week. Barrow tops the bo...
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ESS falls to Ninilchick
A strong first quarter didn’t help Kodiak Emerging Small Schools from ending a lengthy losing skid. ESS held a one-point advantage over Ninilchik after the opening eight minutes, but was outscored the rest of the way in a 61-40 Peninsula Conference loss Wednesday on the Kenai Peninsula. The Ravens have lost six straight conference games and sport a 2-6 record. Cody Robustellini scored half of his team-high 14 poin...
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NLC Power Rankings: Kodiak’s boys are a tale of two teams
A trend is starting to appear for the Kodiak boys basketball team. The Bears play well in the front end of weekend doubleheaders, but fall flat in the nightcap. Kodiak played Colony tough in a loss and beat Kenai and Soldotna in Friday Northern Lights Conference games, but lost to all three on Saturday by a combined 50 points. What is going on? “I think it is part of conditioning. I’m playing these guys a lot of m...
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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ESS drops three at Seldovia
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools boys basketball team lost all three games at the Seldovia Tournament that concluded Saturday. ESS fell to tournament champion Seldovia, 63-39, Birchwood (score not reported) and Nikolaevsk, 64-40. The three losses dropped ESS to 2-4 in the Peninsula Conference after starting the season with two straight wins against Lumen Christi. “We are doing a lot of things really well,” ESS co...
Feb 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girls split at SoHi
Kodiak rallied from one deficit, but couldn’t overcome another over the weekend in Soldotna. Down by nine points early in Friday’s contest, the Bears battled back to take a 43-35 decision over the Stars in a Northern Lights Conference girls basketball game. On Saturday, Kodiak trailed by 16 points at halftime and never recovered, losing 64-44 to Soldotna. The Bears stand at 5-3 in the NLC and 11-6 overall, while S...
Feb 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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A victory for Red
Before the start of Friday’s game against Soldotna, Kodiak boys basketball coach David Anderson had just one message for his team: “We are going to win this one for Red.” Red West was smiling from above. Playing for the first time since the death of their former assistant coach, the Bears won an exciting Northern Lights Conference matchup, 49-44, at Kodiak High. It was only fitting that senior Max Mutch — the play...
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Remembering Red: Kodiak hoops coach dies of cancer
Red West was easy to pick out of a crowd. He was the middle-aged guy nestled on the Kodiak High School boys’ basketball sideline with a face full of — you guessed it — red facial hair. Beyond the bristly look, West was one of the boys. He cheered when an unbelievable play was made, told jokes and stories, and hung out just like high school boys would. He cherished every moment he spent with the team, and the boys ...
Feb 13, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS basketball squads take on Soldotna
Last weekend, Kodiak’s boys picked up their first Northern Lights Conference basketball win of the season. They hope to at least double their win total this weekend when Soldotna comes to town for a pair of NLC contests. Today’s game tips at 7 p.m., while Saturday’s starts at 5 p.m. Despite splitting with Kenai last week, the team was pleased to get off the snide — the Bears were 0-8 against 4A teams this season p...
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Running for love
The Kodiak High School track and field team is organizing a Valentines 5K Run/Walk at 10 a.m. Saturday. The race begins on Parkside Drive just outside of Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The suggested donation is $10 for adults and $5 for kids. All proceeds go to the KHS track program.
Feb 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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