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KHS swimming dives into season looking to extend streaks
For those thinking Kodiak’s reign atop the Region III girls swimming podium might be over, think again. Yes, even without the dominant duo of Ila Hughes and Tahna Lindquist, the Bears enter the 2015 season with sights set on extending their regional championship streak to nine. “Hopefully we can continue that. That is one of our team goals is to win regions,” veteran Kodiak coach John Lindquist said. Hughes and Ta...
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Kodiak XC hosts Homer, East Anchorage Friday
After starting the season with a weeklong trip to the Mainland, Kodiak High’s cross country team races at home for the first time in 2015. On Friday, the Bears host Homer and East Anchorage in what is being dubbed the Fort Abercrombie Invitational at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The girls race starts at 5 p.m., followed by the boys at 5:45 p.m. The three teams head to the Kodiak Fairgrounds on Saturday ...
Sep 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS spikers start season against Colony
Amy Willis is a confident coach when she talks about her team’s expectations for the season. “We are going to win regions again,” said Willis, who is entering her fifth year as Kodiak High’s volleyball coach in her second tour of duty with the Bears. “I want another banner that we haven’t gotten yet.” The missing banner that Willis referenced is from when Kodiak was the 2013 Northern Lights Conference champion, th...
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak drops from football rankings
Kodiak’s stay in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network football poll was a short one. The Bears fell out of the rankings just a week after appearing in the medium-small school poll for the first time since 2013. Kodiak, ranked No. 5 last week, suffered a 46-18 loss to Kenai that dropped the Bears to 2-1 on the season (1-1 in the Northern Lights Conference). Kodiak only trailed by eight points midway through the t...
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Kodiak football falls to Kenai
Kodiak’s new coaching staff found out on Saturday what it’s going to take to contend in the tough Northern Lights Conference. Kenai turned five Kodiak turnovers into three touchdowns, as the Kardinals handed the Bears their first football loss of the season, 46-18, at a drizzly Joe Floyd Track and Field. “We had some opportunities that we missed in the first half,” first-year coach Bill McGuire said. “Then the whe...
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cross country: Kodiak boys place third at Bartlett Invite
Kodiak’s boys put four runners in the top 22 and finished third at the Bartlett Invitational Saturday at in Anchorage. For the second meet in a row, junior Keith Osowski led the Bears, placing fifth with a 5-kilometer time of 16 minutes, 18.7 seconds. Osowski, who was the top Region III finisher, also placed fifth at last week’s season opener at the Tsalteshi Invitational in Soldotna. “He is looking good and is am...
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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DANCING BACK: Miranda emerging as Kodiak’s highlight-reel player
If a dance competition breaks out on the gridiron this season, my money is on Kodiak’s Jay Miranda. The kid can move. Quick. Agile. Smooth. “Yeah, he is a good dancer,” teammate and neighbor Andreas Carros said. He should be. He has been dancing longer than he has been playing football. Miranda isn’t your typical tap or jazz dancer. His forte is breakdancing. Well, was breakdancing. Since he has found football, he...
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Cross country competes at Bartlett
Kodiak High School’s cross-country team concludes its weeklong trip to the mainland Saturday at the Bartlett Invitational. The meet that will feature 24 schools is being called the “state preview” because the state championship meet in October is also at Bartlett High School. The boys race begins at 11:20 a.m., followed by the girls race at noon. Kodiak started its annual ferry trip last Saturday at the Tsalteshi ...
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Picks: The dog days of summer
For those that missed it, Wednesday was National Dog Day. Gizmo, and his new brother Pepper Jack — I’ll save that story for another day — celebrated by watching baseball. The pups were treated to a rare Mariners game that the bullpen didn’t blow the lead. In honor of the holiday, MLB.com posted a story about the best canines in baseball. The top dog went to Hank, the Brewers ballpark pup. If you are not familiar w...
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Kodiak football hosts Kenai
Players on the Kodiak High football team will have an early wake-up call for their game on Saturday. The Bears’ important Northern Lights Conference tilt against Kenai will begin at 10 a.m. at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Home games traditionally start at 2 p.m., but the game had to be moved up because Kenai is catching the ferry back to the Peninsula at 3 p.m. The game starts at 10, but for players and coaches the ...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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