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Volleyball club host men’s tourney
The Kodiak Island Volleyball Club is hosting its fourth Men’s 4-on-4 Tournament Saturday at Kodiak High School. The event begins with pool play at 9 a.m. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. In pool play, teams play two games to 21 points. Teams will then be seeded into a bracket and play best of three matches. Entry fee is $10 per team, with proceeds going to the volleyball club.
Mar 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Midgets raise trophy in inaugural state tournament
The Kodiak Hockey League’s 18-and-under team went to its inaugural state championships as newbies on the circuit and three days later emerged champions. The Kodiak crew of 11 players ranging in the ages of 15 to 18 scored the 18U midget tier IV state title Sunday at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. “This is absolutely a huge deal for us,” said John Glover, 18U head coach and president of the KHL. “This kind of ...
Mar 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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PRESSING THE COMPETITION: Fortaliza sets new standard
Some sports records are deemed unbreakable, like Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hit streak, Brett Favre’s 321 consecutive starts and UCLA men’s basketball team’s 88-game winning streak. You can add another one to that list. On Saturday, Kodiak resident Jurey Fortaliza pumped his way to a record-setting performance in the men’s body weight division during the eighth Ron Sears Memorial KMXT Bench Press Competition at the Ko...
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Levi Fried earns All-American honors at NCAA Division II Indoor Championships
It didn’t take long for Levi Fried to make an impact at Black Hills State University. The freshman trackster earned All-American accolades by helping the Yellow Jackets’ distance medley relay team finish third at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday in Pittsburgh, Kansas. “It is amazing, especially as a freshman,” said Fried Monday afternoon via phone from South Dakota. “The relay had a...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wandersee, Horn off to Elite Eight
Kodiak’s Hannah Wandersee and Alysa Horn helped cut down a net Monday evening in Azusa, California after the University of Alaska women’s basketball team claimed the NCAA Division II West Regional. With a stingy second-half defense, the second-seeded Seawolves rolled by fourth-seeded UC San Diego 72-57 and punched their ticket to the Elite Eight. UAA (36-2) advances to play Southeast Region champion Francis Marion...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALLUMNI ROUNDUP: UAA women advance to regional final; Horn, Cannon battle in NWAC
Kodiak’s Hannah Wandersee connected on three second-half buckets as the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team outlasted Cal Baptist University in overtime, 83-79, in a NCAA Division II West Regional semifinal Saturday in California. The second-seeded Seawolves play fourth-seeded UC San Diego in today’s regional final at 6 p.m. Wandersee, a redshirt freshman, made the most of her minutes, hitting a...
Mar 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cannon, Horn move on in NWAC tournament
Former Kodiak High School teammates, Carissa Cannon and Adriane Horn, are on a path to meet in the Northwest Athletic Conference women’s basketball championship game. The two advanced to the Final Four of the NWAC Tournament Thursday at Everett Community College in Washington state. Cannon and her Lower Columbia College team edged Community College of Spokane 64-61 in Elite Eight action, while Horn and her Wenatch...
Mar 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak contingent done at Arctic
Kodiak’s contingent at the 24th Arctic Winter Games concluded competition Thursday in Nuuk, Greenland. Art Alejandro, a libero on Alaska’s boys volleyball team, earned a bronze medal when his squad swept Northwest Territories 25-19, 25-21, 25-21. Alaska was bounced to the third-place game with a 25-22, 25-19, 22-25, 25-15 semifinal loss to Yukon. Krystal Fabricante won gold in the 55-kilogram Inuit wrestling round...
Mar 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Levi Fried competes at indoor championships
Levi Fried makes his debut at the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships tonight in Pittsburgh, Kansas. Fried, a freshman on the Black Hills State University (South Dakota) track and field team, runs in the distance medley relay at 4:25 p.m. The team, which also consists of Kenai graduate Jonah Theisen, Alec Baldwin and Mark Fruechte, has the fourth-fastest time entering the meet at 9 minutes, 48.27 seconds. Fried,...
Mar 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Powers advances to round of 16 at NCWA National Championships
Kerry Powers advanced to the Sweet 16 at the NCWA National Championships Thursday in Kissimmee, Florida. Powers, a student at the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School, won his first two wrestling matches in the 235-pound bracket to advance to today’s round of 16. He breezed through his first two matches, winning 19-2 and 11-4. The former Kodiak High School standout wrestler and football player needs ...
Mar 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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