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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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Kodiak girls begin six-game homestand tonight
Kodiak’s girls basketball team begins a six-game season-ending homestand at 7 p.m. tonight with a marquee matchup against Soldotna. The two teams meet again at 2 p.m. Saturday. A week ago this two-game Northern Lights Conference series with the Stars was being billed as a battle of undefeated teams. Now, only one team enters this weekend undefeated — the Kodiak Bears. Soldotna suffered back-to-back losses at last ...
Feb 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nanwalek tops Kodiak ESS
In a blink of an eye, Kodiak Emerging Small Schools’ 3-point first-half lead over Nanwalek turned into a 12-point deficit. The Ravens never recovered after that as the Eagles picked up an 86-51 Peninsula Conference boys basketball victory Wednesday evening at Kodiak Middle School. Behind a balanced offensive attack, ESS built a 33-30 advantage midway through the second period. That was the Ravens’ final lead of th...
Feb 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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NLC rankings: Kodiak boys move to the top
The Daily Mirror Northern Lights Conference basketball power rankings are a day late because of the weekday basketball games at Kodiak High School. It would be fun — and easier on me — if Kodiak could play more weekday games, but that would keep the kiddos from missing school. Which brings me to Tuesday’s matinee boys game in front of the student body. It was a great idea, but next time the school needs to make it...
Feb 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak falls flat in loss to Palmer
What a difference a day makes. Less than 24 hours after dismantling Palmer by 30 points, Kodiak’s boys basketball team fell flat in a 59-51 Northern Lights Conference loss to the Moose in a rare Tuesday matinee at Kodiak High. The game started at 1:30 p.m. in front of the student body. The students didn’t have much to cheer about as they witnessed Kodiak’s six-game winning streak come to an end. The Bears lost the...
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Lindquist shines at NAU meet
Jori Lindquist of Northern Arizona University had a monster swim meet Saturday against Grand Canyon University. Lindquist, a freshman, anchored the 400-meter freestyle team that finished with a winning time of 3 minutes, 55.54 seconds. She also anchored the runner-up 200 medley relay that finished in 1:59.77. Lindquist finished second in the 100 backstroke in 1:05.47 and got fourth place in the 200 backstroke with...
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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