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KHS alumni roundup: Horn returns to Germany
After spending Christmas in Kodiak, Alysa Horn is back on the hardwood in Germany. The former Kodiak High School and University of Alaska star scored a team-high 13 points, but it wasn’t enough as Osnabruck fell to Opladen, 58-55, in a Bundelisga second division women’s professional basketball game Sunday in Germany. Horn hit five of her 11 field goal attempts in 31 minutes. She added five rebounds and one steal. ...
Jan 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: The Floyd getting in the way of the Hawks
The Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament is a mouth full to say, and write. I’ll simply shorten it to The Floyd. The Floyd has been a holiday tradition in Kodiak since 1972, making it the longest-running high school hoops tournament in the state. This marks my ninth time covering the Emerald Island’s biggest sporting event. I was overwhelmed at first. Try putting together a 16-page program as...
Jan 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: Johnson should go in as a Mariner
To me, Randy Johnson is the greatest baseball player ever to wear a Seattle Mariners uniform. Yes, there was Ken Griffey Jr., Edgar Martinez, Jay Buhner and Ichiro. But, nobody sported a better mullet than the Big Unit. That is why he gets my vote. There must have been nothing scarier to a hitter than a 6-foot-10 pitcher, with hair flowing from the cap, starring you down. Just ask John Kruk, who got a look at John...
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: Gizmo takes aim at playoff predictions
The NFL’s second season starts Saturday with Wild Card Weekend. It also gives Gizmo a chance to redeem himself from a horrible Week 17 performance. The canine must have not been feeling well, as he incorrectly picked all three of his games last week. That dropped his season record to 18-21. Thanks Santa. Gizmo was bouncing with enthusiasm when I laid down the picks in front of him Thursday. Maybe it was just the s...
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: Jan. 2
Christmas Basketball Tournament Championship games C Division  Olson’s Bookkeeping 68, Ravn 41 Wesley Walker 20 points, Bryan Horn 12, Josh Olson 12, Jeff Sanford 9, Louis Rochleau 7, Louis Rochleau, Jr. 6 and DJ Kewan 2 for Olson’s. Jason Blondin 14 points, Lexxan Data 12, Virgilio Data 7, Jeraldo Ruiz 6 and Corey Gronn 2 for Ravn. B Division  Commsta 72, PKIMC 66 Ricky Winston 31 points, Lonnie Rigsby 13, Dylan ...
Jan 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: Dec. 31
City League Basketball Dec. 29 RC Enterprise 88, Great Alaska Flooring 65 Peter Inthavong 24 points, Randy Diocares 19, David Diocares 16, TJ Agmata 12, Tyson Miranda 10, Marvin Baloran 4 and Matt Regele 3 for RC. Germain Jimenez 20 points, Myrgel Obas 15, Charlie Garcia 11, Jaron Steele 10, Matt Amor 7 and Tyrone Walker 2 for Great Alaska Flooring. Commsta 70, Nets System 50 Ricky Winston 32 points, Thomas Gresha...
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys take on 3A class
Kodiak’s boys basketball team will be ringing in the new year on the hardwood. The Bears play at 5:30 p.m. Thursday against Bethel at the Lime Solar/Pepsi Invitational at Anchorage Christian High School. Kodiak is the only 4A school in the eight-team tournament that concludes Saturday. The rest of the field is made up of six 3A schools — Sitka, Kotzebue, Valdez, Barrow and ACS — and 2A Point Hope. “We hope we can ...
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: Dec. 30
Dec. 23  Olson’s Bookkeeping 61, D’Hunters 37 Louis Rochleau, Jr. 16 points, Wesley Walker 12, Jeff Sanford 10, Louis Rochleau 10, Bryan Horn 6, Josh Olson 4 and DJ Kewan 3 for Olson’s. Erick Saliva 8 points, Ryan Perras 6, Lito Pineda 6, Jayson Sabangan 6, Boyet Jutie 5, Jocel Recustudio 2, Jun Sabado 2 and Lawrence Macapuy 2 for D’Hunters. Commsta 75, Nets Systems 45 Ricky Winston 31 points, Thomas Gresham 15, D...
Dec 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Horn competes during the break
Most of Kodiak High School graduates competing in college were off during Christmas break, except for Adriane Horn. The Wenatchee Valley (Washington) freshman played against Mt. Hood (Oregon) in Sunday in the Chemeketa Holiday Tournament. Horn netted four points, five rebounds, two steals and two assists in an 82-69 victory. The 2014 KHS graduate sank two of her seven shots from the field during her 22 minutes on ...
Dec 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: Wilson deserves Pro Bowl slot
Russell Wilson not being selected to the Pro Bowl is like having a Christmas without Santa Claus. Tough to digest. One of the most exciting players in the National Football League was omitted off the 2015 Pro Bowl roster, a list of players compiled by coaches, players and fans that was released earlier this week. Serious? What fan doesn’t want to watch Wilson? As a Seahawks fan, I get the pleasure to watch the 5-f...
Dec 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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