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UAA's Alysa Horn honored with hoops award
Alysa Horn has fit right in with the University of Alaska women’s basketball coaching staff. Even though some Kodiakans had to do a double take when they saw the former Kodiak High School standout on national television during the team’s semifinal win over Grand Valley State last Wednesday. She was decked in dress pants, a black shirt with white dots, and a black jacket. Call it a coach makeover. “I had a lot of a...
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wandersee with Seawolves in NCAA championship game
Exactly two years ago to the day, Hannah Wandersee celebrated a perfect season with the Kodiak High School girls basketball team. She celebrated again on Wednesday evening as the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team punched the program’s first ticket to the NCAA Division II national championship game. The second-seeded Seawolves steamrolled seventh-seeded Grand Valley State 67-47 in a national se...
Mar 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hocum shines in first season with Blaine Energy
Aaron Hocum’s rookie hockey campaign with Blaine Energy, a tier III club in Minnesota, was a learning experience for the Kodiak High School senior. The defensive specialist was named the team’s most improved player after finishing the 2015-16 season with 19 points — 14 assists and five goals — in 45 games. Hocum arrived in Minnesota without logging any minutes in a high school game — Kodiak does not field a hockey...
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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UAA women advance to Final Four
Kodiak’s Hannah Wandersee and the University of Alaska women’s basketball team is still dancing in the NCAA Division II Tournament. The Seawovles advanced to the Final Four for the third time in school history with a resounding 80-55 victory over Francis Marion Tuesday in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Second-seeded UAA (37-2) plays Grand Valley St. in a national semifinal game at 5:30 p.m. today in Sioux Falls. The g...
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: March 23
Kodiak Hockey League Pee Wee state tournament March 18-21 Mat-Su 7, Kodiak 5 Goals: Kodiak — Garrick Schauff 3, Savana Long, Audrey Lonheim. Assists: Kodiak — Dalton Horn Juneau 12, Kodiak 4 Goals: Kodiak — Dalton Horn 2, Savana Long, Garrick Schauff. Assists: Kodiak — Ivan Rodriguez, Daniel Powers, Audrey Lonheim. Kodiak 3, Tok 3 Goals: Kodiak — Garrick Schauff 2, Dalton Horn. Assists: Kodiak — Noah Baxter, Audre...
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wandersee, UAA in Elite Eight today
Kodiak’s Hannah Wandersee and the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team’s quest for the Final Four begins today. The Seawolves, ranked fourth in NCAA Division II, play Francis Marion in an Elite Eight contest at 3 p.m. today in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Francis Marion, from Florence, South Carolina, is 24-8 and earned a trip to the Elite Eight by winning the Southeast Regional as the No. 7 seed. ...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pee wees conclude KHL season
The Kodiak Hockey League wrapped up its first appearance at the state tournament over the weekend in Anchorage. The league’s 12-and-under team went 0-2-1 in the pee wee tier IV division of the Alaska State Hockey Championships at the Subway Sports Centre. The team lost to Mat-Su (7-5) and Juneau (12-4) and tied Tok (3-3). The KHL made some noise in its first state tournament, winning the midget tier IV title and f...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 32 32 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 | 37 37 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 | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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