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Kodiak’s schedule full of home games
The Kodiak High School girls basketball team will spend a lot of time at home during the 2015-2016 season. The Bears will play nine of their 19 regular-season games in the cozy confines of the KHS gymnasium. “I love that we are home a lot,” second-year coach Krista Hicks said. “Lots of home games and lots of community support. I hope the girls just live it up because we didn’t get a lot of home games last year.” T...
Dec 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak wrestling sends 8 to state
Eight wrestlers will represent Kodiak at the state championships that begin Friday at Chugiak High School. Bryan Gonzalez (106 pounds), Russel Delacruz (120), Shaun Walton (126), Josh Nummer (132), Scott Larionoff (138), Gabe Nummer (152) and Hunter Bigley (220) all qualified for the 4A boys state tournament, while Kristal Fabricante (113) qualified for the first 1234A girls state tournament. Gonzalez and Delacruz...
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Kodiak wrestling fifth at NLC championships
For the first time since 2008, Kodiak did not have a wrestler stand atop the podium at the in Northern Lights Conference Championships. The streak snapped when junior Russel Delacruz fell to Colony’s Levi Hopkins, 7-5, in the 120-pound championship bout, Saturday at Wasilla High School. Kodiak took 19 wrestlers to the conference championships and Delacruz was the only one to reach the final round. Delacruz navitag...
Dec 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Food poisoning limits Lindquist at juniors
Food poisoning dampened Talon Lindquist’s second trip to the Speedo Winter Junior Championships. Lindquist missed both of his swimming events on Saturday — the 200-yard backstroke and the 200 butterfly — because of food poisoning, according to John Lindquist, his father and coach. “Really bummed for him,” John Lindquist wrote in a text message. Kodiak’s talented sophomore swimmer did get one day of competition in,...
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Kodiak wrestling heads to NLC Championships
Mike Hautala is ready for his inaugural Northern Lights Conference wrestling championships. Haircut. Check. New tie. Check. Nice clothes. Check. Kodiak’s first-year coach hopes at least one of his wrestlers reaches Saturday’s spotlight finals at Wasilla High School so he can show off his duds. The Bears have had at least one NLC champion in the last six tournaments — Jay-Ar Small and Levi Fried won it all last yea...
Dec 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lindquist competes at Speedo Winter Junior Nationals
When Talon Lindquist entered high school he picked swimming over basketball. It appears he made the right decision. The Kodiak High School sophomore has won four state titles — all in different events — and this week is competing in his second Speedo Winter Junior Championships. The four-day event begins Thursday in Austin, Texas. “I knew it was going to be a hard decision to pick one, but I knew I had to pick one...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lindquist competes at Speedo Winter Junior Nationals
When Talon Lindquist entered high school he picked swimming over basketball. It appears he made the right decision. The Kodiak High School sophomore has won four state titles — all in different events — and this week is competing in his second Speedo Winter Junior Championships. The four-day event begins Thursday in Austin, Texas. “I knew it was going to be a hard decision to pick one, but I knew I had to pick one...
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Wandersee scores big in UAA loss
Despite getting 16 points from Hannah Wandersee, the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team dropped a 71-62 decision Saturday at Western Washington University. The loss was the Seawolves’ first of the season (12-1, 1-1 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) and it snapped a school-record 13-game road winning streak. Wandersee, a 6-foot-1 redshirt freshman from Kodiak, shot 5 of 7 from the field and m...
Dec 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak wrestling wins Wash. tourney
Kodiak wrestling returned from the Pacific Northwest with a tournament title. The Bears won a dual tournament at Stanwood High School on Saturday in Washington state. Kodiak won 10 matches to defeat Franklin Pierce, 55-24, in the championship dual. Hunter Bigley (220), Bryan Gonzalez (106), Krystal Fabricante (113), Russell Delacruz (120), Walter Brewer (132), Josh Nummer (138) and Scott Larionoff (145) all won by...
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Runners finish season in Calif.
Five Kodiak High School cross country runners finished their cross country seasons Saturday at the Foot Locker West Regionals in sunny Walnut, California. Senior Michael Parnell produced the top time of the group, covering the 5-kilometer Mt. SAC course in 18 minutes, 00.6 seconds — the exact time he produced a year ago on the same course. Parnell placed 168th out of 223 runners in the boys seeded race. Utah’s Gar...
Dec 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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