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Bigley commits to Black Hills State University
Last Wednesday was an eventful day for Zoe Bigley. The Kodiak High School senior signed a National Letter of Intent to run cross country and track at Black Hills State University, had a cupcake smeared on her face and was asked to prom. All that happened in a span of five minutes inside Kodiak High School’s athletic room — the latter two caught her off guard, especially the cupcake. “She (HoneyRose Macatuno) said ...
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS track hosts West Valley
For only the second time this season, Kodiak High School’s track and field team faces outside opponents. The team is hosting West Valley Friday and Saturday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Friday’s docket consists of a co-ed meet that begins with field events at 2:30 p.m., followed by running events at 3:15 p.m. Saturday’s schedule features a dual meet that starts with field events at 10 a.m., followed by running ev...
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Pillans erases Kodiak track and field shot put record
With one smooth heave of the 12-pound shot put, Kordell Pillans erased the oldest standing record in Kodiak High School track and field history. Pillans’ second of three tosses during Saturday’s All-Comers Meet at Joe Floyd Track and Field landed 54 feet, 6 inches away from the circle, topping the old mark of 53-09.25, set by Floyd Galloway in 1973. “It was probably one of the easiest tosses for me that I have don...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball stymied in conference opener
The past two seasons, as an assistant coach for Colony’s baseball team, Ken Ottinger knew just how tough Nolan Monaghan was. This season, the first-year skipper of Wasilla has Monaghan, a senior left-hander, in his dugout. “We have had that discussion,” Ottinger said. “I told him I didn’t like you last year, but now I love you.” Monaghan was at his best Friday, mowing down Kodiak, 12-0, in a Southcentral Conferenc...
Apr 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak softball stung in Sitka
Kodiak softball finished its trip to the Southeast with a 27-3 loss to Sitka Friday at Moller Park in Sitka. The Bears lost all three nonconference games to the defending small-school state champions by a combined score of 77-20. Kodiak lost 25-0 and 25-17 in Thursday’s season-opening games. Kodiak (0-3) opens Northern Lights Conference play Friday and Saturday at East Addition Park against Kenai. The Bears finish...
Apr 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball deals with death in the family
Nearly four hours before Kodiak’s second baseball game of the season, the program lost a member of its family. Assistant coach Mel LeVan’s wife, Alice, died at her home Thursday afternoon in Kodiak. She had been battling multiple myeloma for the past five years. “He means a lot to us and certainly we have been supporting him behind the scenes,” head coach James Arnold said. “We just feel for the family, Jon, Axl a...
Apr 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak softball drops 2
Kodiak softball opened the 2016 season with a pair of nonconference losses to Sitka, the defending small-school state champions. The Wolves swept the doubleheader, winning 25-0 and 25-17 Thursday at Moller Field in Sitka. The Bears, last year’s Northern Lights Conference runner-up, were stymied in the first game by Sitka pitcher Megan Way, who hurled a three-inning shutout — the game was shortened due to the 15-ru...
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Kodiak track hosts all-comers meet
Have you ever dreamed of competing against a defending state championship track team? If so, your dreams will be answered Saturday when the Kodiak High School track team hosts the inaugural all-comers meet at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The meet begins at 10 a.m. with the 3,200. The field events start at 10:30 a.m., followed by running events at 11:30 a.m. Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar developed the meet to fill an op...
Apr 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak tops Dimond with 10-run first inning
After sitting through a two-hour delay, Kodiak High School’s baseball team came out blazing in its 2016 season opener. The Bears erupted for 10 runs in the first inning and posted a 10-5 nonconference victory over Dimond on the first day of the Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament Wednesday evening at Baranof Field. Heading into the season, fourth-year coach James Arnold said the defense would will the team...
Apr 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak softball begins new era
New Kodiak High School softball coach Michelle Stratton isn’t beginning her tenure with a cupcake opponent; instead, she is diving right in against the defending small-school state champions. The Bears open up with Thursday and Friday games at Sitka, a member of the Southeast Conference that has collected six state titles since the small-school classification was added in 2005. To make things even more fun for Str...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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