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Pigskin picks: Madden 15 keeps football fans occupied
For football fans, Tuesday was a holiday with the release of Madden 15. I picked up my copy before work and stared at coverboy Richard Sherman the entire day — not much work got done that day. Since a Seahawk graced the cover, I thought about leaving the game in the package, but I thought better of it and ripped off the plastic and stuck the disc into the Xbox as soon as I got home from work. I was not disappointe...
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fort Abercrombie all-time top times
Girls 1. Kristi Klinnert (Kodiak, 1986), 18:43 2. Kikkan Randall (East Anchorage, 1998), 18:54 3. Domonique Colberg (Colony, 2002), 19:15 4. Jaymi Bethea (Kodiak, 2010), 19:22 5. Jenna Ford (Wasilla (2010), 19:27 6. Alyssa Hutchins (Colony, 2009), 19:38 7. Chloe Ivanoff (Kodiak, 2009), 19:39 8. Nychelle Fischetti (ACS, 2007), 19:49 9. Diana Johnson (East, 1998), 19:50 10. Abby Reed (Kodiak, 2007), 19:53 Boys 1. Tr...
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Runners to pack Fort Abercrombie
Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park will get its share of foot traffic today. Kodiak’s cross country team is hosting West Anchorage, West Valley, Kenai and Dimond in mega regular-season meet. “We are about maxing it (Fort Abercrombie) with four quality teams,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. More than 50 boys runners will be in the 6 p.m. race, while less are expected for the girls race at 5:15 p.m. With that ...
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KHS boys swim team deep with talent
Kodiak’s boys swim team heads into the 2014 season with a lot of expectations. The Bears return most of their swimmers from last year’s squad and added nationally-ranked freshman Talon Lindquist to the mix. Kodiak has the talent to make a push to claim the program’s first boys state team title. “They have heard enough from me that nobody is giving us anything — and we haven’t done anything,” Kodiak coach John Lind...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swimmers flock to the pool
While Kodiak High School’s football team is lacking in players, Kodiak’s swim team is not. The 2014 swimming and diving team has 48 athletes — the most since John Lindquist took over the program in the early 2000s. “The program has developed itself,” he said. “Kids hear about what we do, and I don’t think kids are afraid to work.” The team has two practices a day, and Lindquist said close to 30 students show up fo...
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Lindquist, Hughes set for final swimming season
Kodiak High School’s girls swimming program has been blessed to have the top two swimmers in the state the past three seasons. Seniors Tahna Lindquist and Ila Hughes are determined to give their school one more season to remember as the 2014 schedule kicks into gear with Friday and Saturday home meets against Soldotna. Friday’s meet begins at 6 p.m. at the Kodiak Community Pool, while Saturday’s starts at 10 a.m. ...
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Kodiak remains out of football rankings
Earning its first victory of the season wasn’t enough to propel Kodiak into the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network’s weekly high school football rankings. The win was thrilling — a 22-20 Northern Lights Conference decision over Homer. Kodiak went ahead on a two-point conversion with under nine minutes left in the contest and then swatted away Homer on a pair of trips inside the red zone that preserved the Bears’ f...
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak holds off Homer
Isagani Galindez doesn’t look like a fullback, but that didn’t stop him from playing like one on Saturday. The 5-foot-2, 160-pound senior rumbled through Homer’s defense for a pair of touchdowns while leading Kodiak to a nail-biting, 22-20, rain-soaked Northern Lights Conference football victory at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Galindez tied the game at 20-20 with a 3-yard touchdown run and then put his team up for g...
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Thomet begins season with win
Kodiak’s Levi Thomet started the 2014 cross country season with a comfortable victory at the Tsalteshi Invitational on Saturday at Skyview Middle School. The senior standout covered the 5-kilometer course in 15 minutes, 41.4 seconds — 12 seconds faster than runner-up finisher Ty Jordan of Chugiak. Thomet’s victory — his 12th straight on Alaska soil — wasn’t enough to push Kodiak to the team title, as the Bears fin...
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KHS boys cross country team enters season with state title hopes
Kodiak High School’s boys cross country team has lofty expectations for the 2014 season, and rightfully so. That’s what happens when you have the best runner in the state in senior Levi Thomet and a solid supporting cast. “Their goal is set on being at the top of the podium at state,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. “We are not shooting for anything less than that. We have had too many third places in a row that ...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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