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Track stars shine in Kodiak
After two days of sterling performances at the Brian Young Invitational, officials had the daunting task of picking the two athletes of the meet. How difficult was it? It took the committee more than 20 minutes Sunday evening at Joe Floyd Track and Field to decide who had the best performances. “We went back and forth,” Kodiak coach and meet organizer Marcus Dunbar said. “It wasn’t an easy choice.” First there was...
Jun 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak falls short of state tourney
Up four runs and five outs away from a trip to the state baseball championships, the unthinkable happened to Kodiak. The Bears gave up 11 runs to Colony in the sixth inning, which ended their season with a 15-10 loss in the Southcentral Conference second-place game on a windy Saturday afternoon in Soldotna. Kodiak, the South Division champions, had high expectations of clinching one of the conference’s two state t...
Jun 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball games canceled
Due to inclement weather on the island Friday, Kodiak’s softball team was unable to travel to the Mat-Su Valley for its games against Colony. Instead, the Bears spent the weekend at home preparing for their trip to the small-school state championships that begin June 6 at Cartee Fields in Anchorage. Kodiak receives an opening-round bye in the six-team state tournament. Kodiak finished the regular season with a 9-8...
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KHS softball clinches NLC title
Kodiak softball fulfilled a team goal earlier this week — win the Northern Lights Conference. The Bears’ clinched their first conference crown since 2009 by virtue of a tiebreaker over Homer. With Homer’s 3-2 win over Soldotna on Wednesday, both Kodiak and the Mariners finished conference play with 6-2 records. Kodiak won the tiebreaker by beating Homer three out of four times this season, Kodiak High School activ...
May 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Track stars from around the state come to Kodiak
The state’s top track athletes are invading the Emerald Isle this weekend. Joe Floyd Track and Field plays host to the second Brian Young Invitational — an all-star meet that begins Saturday and ends Sunday. The meet comes a week after the state championships in Anchorage. The difference between this meet and the state meet is that the small-school and large-school athletes compete against each other.  “The two bi...
May 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball falls in semifinals
A disastrous third inning dashed Kodiak’s dreams of winning a conference baseball title. Kodiak committed four errors that led to five Colony third-inning runs as the Bears lost, 8-1, in a Southcentral Conference Tournament semifinal game Thursday evening in Soldotna. “Colony came to play. My hats off to them,” Kodiak coach James Arnold said. “We competed with them for six of the seven innings. That third inning w...
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Kodiak baseball begins conference tournament today
Kodiak breezed through the Southcentral Conference regular season and now sets its sights on the grand prize — a conference title and a trip to the state baseball tournament. The Bears begin the quest for their first championship since 2011 today when the Southcentral Conference Championships begin in Soldotna. South Division champion Kodiak opens against North Division fourth-seed Palmer at 1 p.m. The winner adva...
May 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mauer enjoying varsity success
Joey Mauer has a name fit for a baseball player. Kodiak’s senior outfielder shares the same name as Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer. “Every game somebody will say it — they will go, ‘are you related to (Joe Mauer)?’ Or something like that,” Mauer said. Kodiak’s Mauer doesn’t mind being asked, especially since his favorite professional player is … wait for it … Joe Mauer. “He is a good player. He has done well in hi...
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KHS baseball opens conference tourney against Palmer
Kodiak’s baseball team opens the Southcentral Conference Championship Thursday against Palmer. The first-round game begins at 1 p.m. in Soldotna. The winner advances to play in a semifinal game at 7 p.m. Thursday against either Colony or Kenai. Kodiak won the South Division with a 9-1 record, while Palmer is the fourth-seed out of the North Division. The Bears went 1-1 against the Moose this season, winning the co...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet wins four state track titles
Kodiak’s Levi Thomet celebrated his four state track titles the only way he knew how to — by running another race. A day after his historic performance at the state track and field championships at Dimond High School in Anchorage, Thomet laced up for Kodiak’s Pillar Mountain Race on Sunday and won it for the second straight year. So the question is, does the running star’s legs ever get tired? “Yeah, they do,” Tho...
May 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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