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Kodiak boys sweeps Juneau
Before playing three games in three days, David Anderson said he would be pleased if his team went 2-1 on its trip to the Capital City. That is exactly how the voyage turned out for the Kodiak boys basketball team. After starting with a 15-point loss to No. 3 Thunder Mountain, Kodiak rebounded with a pair of victories over Juneau-Douglas. No. 4 Kodiak jumped out to a big lead on Friday and held off Juneau for a 57...
Feb 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak sputters in loss to Thunder Mt.
In a battle of state-ranked teams, No. 3 Thunder Mountain downed No. 4 Kodiak, 51-36, in a nonconference boys basketball game Thursday in Juneau. Up by eight points at halftime, Thunder Mountain put the game away with a dominant third quarter. The Falcons outscored Kodiak by 12 during that frame to take a 45-25 lead into the fourth quarter. “We just had a total defensive let down and didn’t respond to their intens...
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys travel to Juneau
David Anderson is ready to take a break from playing teams in the Northern Lights Conference. Kodiak’s boys basketball team went 4-2 during a six-game in nine-day span that concluded with a loss to Soldotna last Saturday. The fourth-year coach gets his break when the Bears travel to the Capital City for three games in three days. Kodiak plays at 6:15 p.m. tonight against Thunder Mountain and at 8 p.m. Friday and S...
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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NLC rankings: Kodiak remains on top
Kodiak’s girls basketball team clinched the Northern Lights Conference’s No. 1 seed for the regional tournament with its victory over Colony on Tuesday. With the No. 1 seed comes a first-round bye and a direct path to a Friday semifinal game. Kodiak coach Amy Fogle said the team earned the top spot, but would rather not sit out the first day of the tournament. “Anytime you start a tournament the first game is alwa...
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls stay perfect with a 49-40 win over Colony
In a season full of blowout victories, Kodiak encountered its toughest test of the year on Tuesday night. The No. 1-ranked Bears held off upset-minded Colony 49-40 in a Northern Lights Conference girls basketball game at Kodiak High School. Kodiak improved to 20-0 on the year and 8-0 in the NLC. This is the first time this season that the Bears have not won by double figures. “This is the first game that we actual...
Feb 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fogle nominated for nation’s top girls hoops coach
Kodiak basketball fans have a chance to crown Amy Fogle as the best high school girls coach in the nation. Fogle is one of 255 coaches in the USA Today High School Sports’ “Best Of” series contest. The state round voting ends on Feb. 24. The winners from each state and two wild cards advance to a regional round from Feb. 24 to March 4. Regional winners and again two wild cards move on to the national round from Ma...
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wandersee reaches 1,000 career points in 50-33 win
Hannah Wandersee etched her name in the Kodiak basketball history book on Monday evening. Kodiak’s senior scored her 1,000th career point in a 50-33 Northern Lights Conference victory over Colony inside an electric Kodiak High School gymnasium. Wandersee entered the contest two points shy of the milestone and joined the 1,000-point club just seven seconds into the game on an inside bucket on a pass from Megan Pyle...
Feb 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak extends win streak to 18 games
Kodiak’s girls basketball team made history on Saturday afternoon. With their 45-35 Northern Lights Conference win over Soldotna, the Bears set the record for the best start in program history with 18 consecutive victories. The home crowd showed their appreciation with a standing ovation after the game. “It feels good that we are making history every step that we take,” senior Carissa Cannon said. Kodiak returned ...
Feb 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys split with Soldotna
Kodiak’s boys basketball team split a pair of Northern Lights Conference games with Soldotna on the Kenai Peninsula. On Friday, Kodiak escaped with a 55-51 overtime victory. On Saturday, Kodiak led by 13 points at halftime, but couldn’t hold on for the win, losing 59-49. The Bears still lead the NLC with a 6-2 record, 11-7 overall. Colony stands at 5-2, while Wasilla is 3-2. Kodiak is 1-2 against Soldotna this sea...
Feb 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Costello earns top award
Sean Costello was a multiple state champion wrestler for Kodiak High School and now he is the state’s top coach. Kodiak’s third-year coach was named the 4A head coach of the year at last Saturday’s state championship tournament at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. It came as a surprise to Costello that his coaching peers honored him with the award. “It definitely caught me a little off guard,” Costello said. “We ...
Feb 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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