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Kodiak softball hammers Kenai, Skyview
All it took was a little sun to heat up Kodiak’s softball team. Playing in 60-degree weather and under a cloudless sky, the Bears grabbed control of the Northern Lights Conference with a four-game sweep of Skyview and Kenai Friday and Saturday in their first home games of the season at East Addition Park. “This is the best that we have looked all year. This is what I have been waiting for,” Kodiak coach Sam Catt s...
May 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Siscar hurdles the field
Ranie Siscar’s main goal when she entered high school was to bulk up. As a freshman, the 5-foot-2 Philippines native tipped the scale at 82 pounds. Now, weeks away from graduating from Kodiak High School she checks in at 103 pounds. “I’m surprised I even passed 100, that was my goal,” Siscar said. With that goal achieved, she is now chasing another goal — running under 17 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles. She near...
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS baseball sweeps SoHi
A day after playing for nearly three hours, Kodiak wasted no time in sweeping Soldotna on Thursday. The Bears breezed by the Stars, 12-1, in a five-inning Southcentral Conference baseball game in Soldotna. Kodiak completed the two-game sweep of Soldotna and improved to 5-1 in conference and 8-6 overall. The Stars dropped to 0-3 in the conference. Jon LeVan and Austin Frick supplied the offense for Kodiak, combinin...
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak track hosts ACS
Kodiak will receive a challenge in its final tune-up for the Region III Track and Field Championships. The Bears host small-school power Anchorage Christian Schools today and Saturday in a dual meet at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The Lions’ boys are the defending small school state champions, while the Bears’ boys are the defending large-school state champions. Last week at the Palmer Invitational, ACS got the best...
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball downs Soldotna
Kodiak used a trio of four-run innings to dispose of Soldotna, 13-7, in a Southcentral Conference baseball game Wednesday evening in Soldotna. The Bears scored four runs in the third, sixth and seventh innings as Kodiak improved to 4-1 in the conference, 7-6 overall in a game that featured 24 walks and lasted nearly three hours. Jakob Arnold labored through five 2/3 innings to earn the win. The junior allowed thre...
May 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS softball hosts Kenai, Skyview
With rain coming down and fog surrounding Kodiak Wednesday, Sam Catt gave his softball team the day off from practice. He figured the players could use the rest in preparation for this weekend’s slate of Northern Lights Conference games against Kenai and Skyview. The Bears host both Peninsula squads in doubleheaders Friday and Saturday. Friday starts with a 2 p.m. game against Skyview and ends with a 6 p.m. outing...
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Cannon to continue hoops career
Carissa Cannon never missed a varsity basketball game during her high school career at Kodiak. She made the squad as a freshman and played in every game through her senior season. No other 2014 KHS senior can say that. The Ironwoman will look to continue her streak of games played when she suits up next fall for NCAA Division II Western State Colorado University. What was Cannon’s secret to the streak? “I don’t ev...
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball begins tough stretch tonight
Kodiak’s baseball team begins a four-game in four-day stretch today at Soldotna. Coach James Arnold called it the most challenging part of the team’s schedule. “These are critical games,” Kodiak coach James Arnold said. “They will have a sizeable impact on the conference standings. We are looking forward to the challenge.” Kodiak plays today and Thursday at Soldotna and travels back to the island for games against...
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak JV wins Houston Baseball Invite
Kodiak’s junior varsity won the Houston Baseball JV Invitational Tournament Saturday in Houston. Behind a complete-game performance from pitcher Sam Bennett, the Bears beat Palmer, 15-7, in the championship game. Bennett struck out nine, allowed two hits and gave up seven runs — three earned — in six innings. The sophomore helped himself by hitting two triples, a single and collecting two RBIs. He was named the to...
May 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS baseball takes conference game from Palmer
Kodiak split a baseball doubleheader Saturday against Palmer at Wasilla High School. The Bears won the Southcentral Conference game, 7-4, and dropped the nonconference game, 9-5. Kodiak improved its record to 3-1 in the conference, 6-6 overall. Sam Kirchenschlager drilled his second home run of the season in the conference game, while Jon LeVan pitched into the sixth inning to earn the win. Tyler Jester added a do...
May 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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