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SOCCER: Kodiak draws Wasilla in NLC opener
For the second time in as many seasons, Kodiak’s boys’ soccer team qualified for the Northern Lights Conference Championships. And the Bears drew a first-round opponent that they played during the regular season. Kodiak, the South Division’s third seed, plays North Division No. 2 Wasilla 1 p.m. Thursday at Kenai High School. Two weeks ago, Kodiak and Wasilla tied 1-1 at Wasilla. William Flores put the Bears up wit...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak track tames the Mustangs
Kodiak’s Michael Parnell shouldn’t be surprised if he is assigned dish duty when he arrives to his Boise State University apartment in the fall. His future roommate, Chugiak’s Ty Jordan, outlasted him in an epic 1,600-meter run during Friday’s Kodiak Invitational at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Jordan blazed to victory in 4 minutes, 19.68 seconds, a meet record and the state’s top time this season, while Parnell kno...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soldotna shuts out Kodiak baseball
Kodiak baseball’s three-game Southcentral Conference winning streak was snapped with a pair of losses to Soldotna. The Bears fell 17-0 in Friday’s game and 3-0 in Saturday’s contest. Both games were played at the Soldotna Little League Fields. Kodiak dropped to 3-6 in the conference, 5-9 overall. Joey Becher no-hit Kodiak in Friday’s game. The senior right-hander struck out 11 and walked two in five innings. Sam B...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball battles Soldotna in South Division contests
Kodiak baseball coach James Arnold is hoping that momentum gained from a 3-1 road trip to the Mat-Su Valley carries into this weekend’s away series with Southcentral Conference South Division leader Soldotna. Arnold knows that topping the Stars is not going to be easy; he coached most of their players several years ago while a member of the Kenai Twins — the Peninsula’s American Legion baseball team — coaching sta...
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak track hosts Chugiak in home finale
After successive invitational victories, Kodiak’s boys’ track and field team is primed at making a run at defending its 4A state title. “We certainly are thinking that we have state potential,” longtime Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. Kodiak has three weeks to get in tip-top shape, and it starts today and Saturday as the Bears host Chugiak in the final regular-season meet at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Kodiak has ...
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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3 rural students qualify for archery tourney
Russ Scotter travels to Kentucky nearly every May, and not because he enjoys horse racing. The longtime Karluk teacher is the director of Kodiak’s rural schools archery program and for the third time in four years is taking students to the National Archery in the Schools Tournament that begins today in Louisville. “It is still nerve-racking every time you think about it,” said Scotter on Tuesday just moments befor...
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Booster Club in search of volunteers
Today, Bob Brodie will end his eight-year run with the Kodiak High School Booster Club, most of that time spent as the club’s president. “It is a drag sometimes, counting the money and mopping the floor when everybody has gone home, but I’ve enjoyed the kids and the people that I have worked with,” Brodie said. A new president will be elected at today’s Booster Club meeting at 5:30 p.m. at KHS. The club will also ...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS boys place first, girls third at Colony Invite
Another week, another invitational title for the Kodiak boys’ track and field team. Behind seven first-place showings, the Bears squeezed out a nine-point win over Colony Saturday at the Colony Invitational. Seniors Michael Parnell and Kordell Pillans were double winners as Kodiak tallied 140 points. Colony was second with 131 and Wasilla third at 104. Parnell darted to victories in the 800- and 1,600-meter runs. ...
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS softball earns first win of season
Mekia Bushell gave Kodiak’s softball team its first winning moment of the 2016 season. The sophomore delivered a walk-off single in a 6-5 victory over Eagle River, Friday at the Blue and Gold Tournament in Anchorage. It was the first of the win of the season for Kodiak and the first for new head coach Michelle Stratton. “They were really excited,” Stratton said. “All their hard work paid off. It would have been ni...
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball finishes Mat-Su trip 3-1
Kodiak baseball finished its four-day, four-game swing through the Mat-Su Valley with a 3-1 record. After beginning the trip with Southcentral Conference victories over Palmer and Houston, the Bears finished with a 13-11 loss to the Moose and a 13-0 victory over the Hawks, both nonconference games. Kodiak, which has won four out of its last five games, now stands at 5-7 overall, 3-4 in the conference. Sophomore Se...
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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