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KHS track sends 17 to state
Kodiak’s track and field team qualified 17 individuals and three relays for the state championships that begin Friday at Dimond High. The boys, vying for their third state title since 2007, pushed 11 athletes into the field — tied for second most with West Valley. Dimond and Lathrop will both be represented by 12 athletes. The Kodiak boys are also sending three relays to state — the 800, the 1,600 and the 3,200. L...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christensen scores at regionals
Port Lions’ Chandra Christiansen picked up four points at the Region II Track and Field Championships that concluded Saturday at Susitna Valley High School. The freshman earned four points with her fourth-place finishes in the 100-meter run and the long jump. She recorded a time of 14.35 seconds in the 100 and had a mark of 12 feet, 10.5 inches in the long jump. Christiansen did not qualify for the small-school st...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak softball nearly tops Dimond
After turning a game-saving double play in the fifth inning, Kodiak was one out away from its first victory at home this season. The Bears then found out that the hardest out is sometimes the toughest one to get. Dimond’s next six batters reached base — five on base hits — as the Lynx scored five times with two outs to register a 9-5 nonconference softball victory Saturday at East Addition Park. The game was halte...
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mangalus, Alcaide display speed in the sprints
While Kodiak’s distance crew makes headlines, a pair of sprinters are quietly putting together career seasons, giving the Bears the push they need to make a run for the state track and field title. “That is our motivation to try to get noticed,” junior Billy Alcaide said. “We know our distance squad is No. 1 in the state, and the sprinters just try to work hard. We are getting there.” Alcaide and senior Jemuel Man...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS boys soccer season ends
The first varsity season of Kodiak boys soccer came to an end Thursday at Colony High School. Colony, the defending state champions, scored in the opening minute and rolled to an 8-1 victory on the first day of the Northern Lights Conference Championships. The Knights moved on in the three-day tournament, while the Bears ended their season with a 2-6 record. “Colony is a different class of soccer. They are a seaso...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wasilla baseball downs Kodiak
Kodiak ran into a red-hot pitcher Thursday evening. Wasilla’s Nolan Monaghan struck out 12 in leading the Warriors to a 10-0 Southcentral Conference baseball victory in Wasilla. Monaghan started the game with five straight strikeouts and fanned seven of the first nine hitters he faced. He gave up only one hit in five innings, a single to Frank Carlson in the fourth inning, and tossed 28 strikes in his first 31 pit...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys team to beat at track regionals
Kodiak’s boys track and field team is looking to start a new streak when the Region III Championships begin today at Kenai High School. A year ago, Colony snapped the Bears’ streak of eight consecutive regional titles. This year, Kodiak is overwhelming favorites to stand atop the podium for the ninth time in 10 years when the two-day meet concludes Saturday. “I think it is real important to show that we have not g...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Port Lions' Christiansen headed to regionals
Port Lions’ Chandra Christiansen will be making her Region II Track and Field Championships debut today. The freshman will be competing in the 100-and 200-meter runs, and the long and triple jumps when the two-day meet begins at 3 p.m. at Susitna Valley High School. “She is very well trained and focused to have her best meet yet,” Port Lions coach Matt Neagley wrote in a text message. “She relishes the competition...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS baseball travels to the Valley
Over the next three days Kodiak baseball will play the top two teams in the Southcentral Conference North Division. Having already claimed the South Division title, Kodiak coach James Arnold is still looking to make a statement against Wasilla and Colony, two teams that have a combined conference record of 15-2. “We are going to compete with them. I think that we can send a message to let them know just how good t...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball entertains Dimond
After traveling the past two weeks, Kodiak’s softball team finishes the regular season at home. The Bears entertain large-school Dimond Friday and Saturday and Soldotna May 29-30, at East Addition Park. “It is going to be nice not to have to worry about traveling,” Kodiak coach Sam Catt said. “It is nice to be here for Crab Fest weekend, something that we normally don’t get to do.” Dimond, out of the Cook Inlet Co...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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