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Alumni update: Dunbar enjoying life as a pro
Kodiak High School’s cross country team welcomed back a former champion by winning a championship. Trevor Dunbar, a multiple state champion for KHS, witnessed Kodiak’s boys win the school’s first state team title since 2008 — a team Dunbar was on — on Saturday in Anchorage. Dunbar was also on hand when the Bears won their 13th Region III title on Sept. 27 at Bear Valley Golf Course. Kodiak’s most prolific runner d...
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Port Lions runner finishes season at state
Port Lions’ Chandra Christiansen concluded her cross country season Saturday at the state championships at Bartlett High School. The sophomore finished 104th in the 1/2/3A girls race with a 5-kilometer time of 27 minutes, 22.9 seconds. The race was Christiansen’s first at the state level, and only third of the season. “She ran with a certain freedom of having to achieve her goal for the season to make it to state,...
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South Anchorage, Soldotna top teams in final rankings
South Anchorage and Soldotna were voted the top teams in the final Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network high school football poll. South Anchorage (7-1) ended the regular season as the top team in the large school rankings. The Wolverines’ only blemish during the eight weeks was a loss to a Texas school. Lathrop (7-1) won the Railbelt Conference and finished second in the large-school rankings. West Anchorage (6-2),...
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Kodiak spikers split with Soldotna
It didn’t take long for Kodiak’s volleyball team to start a new winning streak. A day after seeing its 14-match Northern Lights Conference regular-season winning streak snapped by Soldotna, Kodiak bounced back Saturday and swept the Stars at Kodiak High School. Friday’s 25-21, 25-18, 16-25, 25-23 loss fueled the team in Saturday’s 27-25, 25-22, 25-22 sweep. “I think it opened our eyes that things are not going to ...
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Soldotna wins NLC football crown
The high school football playoffs are set. In the medium-school classification, Juneau-Douglas plays Soldotna and Kenai battles North Pole in semifinal games that begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Dimond High School. Soldotna (7-0) won the Northern Lights Conference title by holding off Kenai, 21-14, on Saturday. The Stars preserved their 27th straight victory when Kyle Foree picked off a Kardinals pass in the end zone ...
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Kodiak claims first cross country boys title since 2008
For the first time in Levi Thomet’s illustrious running career he stood atop the podium with his cross country brothers. Kodiak ran away with its first boys team title since 2008 Saturday at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Cross Country State Championships at Bartlett High School. Led by a third individual title by Thomet and three runners in the top 10, the Bears crushed the competition with 49 points — 32 po...
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Bigley finishes season with strong performance
Kodiak’s Zoe Bigley capped her junior season with a breakthrough performance at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Cross Country State Championships. Bigley finished 14th with a 5-kilometer time of 19 minutes, 42.6 seconds Saturday afternoon on the Bartlett High School Trail. “That is a significant improvement from last year .. she is very thrilled for that, and so am I,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. Bigley f...
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Kodiak boys look to claim first state cross country title since 2008
Levi Fried feels like he owes Kodiak High School a state title. In 2012, as a sophomore, Fried was part of a Kodiak boys cross country team talented enough to win a state championship. But a mid-season hip injury derailed Fried, and he finished 23rd at the state meet, while the team — behind first- and second-place finishes from Levi Thomet and Cole Christiansen — placed third, a mere 10 points behind champion Wes...
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KHS football ends with 65-0 win
Kodiak ended the 2014 football season with an offensive explosion. The Bears found the end zone 10 times and routed Voznesenka, 65-0, in a nonconference game Thursday afternoon in Homer. Kodiak ends the season with a 4-4 record. “We reached the .500 mark. We got to get a lot of kids a chance at the end zone and a lot of seniors left on a high mark. It was a good experience,” Kodiak coach Jim Schnick said via cell ...
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Bigley, De Guzman head to state
Kodiak is sending two girls to the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Cross Country Championships Saturday at Bartlett High School. Junior Zoe Bigley will be making her third appearance, while freshman Melissa De Guzman will be making her first. Both finished in the top 15 at last week’s Region III Championships at Bear Valley Golf Course. Bigley was 34th in her first state meet and 30th last year. Kodiak coach Marcu...
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