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Kodiak boys snap skid
Kodiak put an end to its four-game Northern Lights Conference losing skid at Soldotna.  The Bears boys notched a pair of victories over the Stars, winning 66-46 on Friday and 50-45 on Saturday.  Kodiak improves to 3-5 in the NLC, 11-9 overall. Soldtona falls to 3-5, 9-11. The Bears are fourth in the NLC behind Colony (8-0), Palmer (6-2) and Wasilla (3-4). Kodiak can move past Wasilla by sweeping the Warriors in th...
Feb 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep hoops: Kodiak boys look to pick up pace
Starting 1-5 in the Northern Lights Conference has prompted Kodiak boys basketball coach David Anderson to change his strategy. Anderson’s team will be unveiling a faster style of play for this weekend’s set at Soldotna. Today’s game begins at 7:30 p.m., followed by a 4:30 p.m. Saturday game. “We are going to try to increase the speed of our game a little bit and fast break a little bit more instead of slowing it ...
Feb 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep hoops: Kodiak without Wandersee this weekend
Kodiak’s third-ranked girls basketball team will be without its leading scorer for this weekend’s Northern Lights Conference games at Soldotna. Junior post Hannah Wandersee will be in Nevada, playing in one of the nation’s top volleyball recruiting tournaments — the Las Vegas Classic. Wandersee was selected to play on the Alaska Volleyball Association team comprised of standout high school volleyball players from ...
Feb 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet named Gatorade Alaska cross country runner of the year
Kodiak High School cross country runner Levi Thomet poses with his trophy and banner for being named the Gatorade Alaska boys cross country runner of the year for the 2012-2013 school year on Thursday, Feb. 7 at KHS. Thomet, a sophomore, won the boys 4A individual cross country title in October. Thomet was also the Region III champion and won seven of his nine races this season. Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said Tho...
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls fall in rankings
A week after soaring to second in the state, Kodiak’s girls fell one spot in the latest Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches rankings. The Bears (18-1) dropped to third in the 4A rankings after losing their first game of the season to Dimond at the Lady Lynx Prep Tournament last Friday. Previous No. 3 Dimond moved to No. 2 in this week’s rankings, released Wednesday. Wasilla (19-0) remained the top 4A team aft...
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NLC power rankings: Busy week in the NLC
It was an extremely busy week for the Northern Lights Conference last week. All six girls teams played in the four-day Lady Lynx Prep Tournament at Dimond High School. The conference faired well by posting a combined 16-8 record. Wasilla, Kodiak and Colony all placed in the top four of the 16-team tournament. On the boys side, Colony remained the top team in the Kodiak Daily Mirror’s NLC power rankings, while Kodi...
Feb 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak ESS closing in on rural hoops title
The Kodiak Emerging Small School boys basketball team moved closer to dethroning the rural schools defending champion over the weekend. Kodiak ESS earned three victories over Old Harbor on Friday and Saturday in Ouzinkie and is one win away from claiming the archipelago title. On Friday, ESS won 50-42 and 70-32, which was followed by a 34-32 win on Saturday. The two teams will finish the regular-season series Thur...
Feb 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls suffer first loss of season, place third at Lady Lynx Tournament
Dimond ended Kodiak’s perfect season Friday evening.  The Lynx raced to a 10-2 lead and never let up in a 45-30 semifinal gold bracket victory in the Lady Lynx Prep Tournament at Dimond High School. Kodiak had won its first 17 games of the season before running into a tough Dimond squad that eventually lost to Wasilla 49-43 in Saturday’s championship game. The 17 consecutive wins to begin the season shattered the ...
Feb 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep hoops: Palmer sweeps Kodiak boys
Six games into the Northern Lights Conference schedule, Kodiak boys basketball coach David Anderson can’t believe his eyes.  After getting swept at Palmer on back-to-back nights, the Bears have fallen to 1-5 in the NLC, 9-9 overall.  Kodiak is tied with Kenai for last in the six-team conference. Palmer is second at 4-2.  “I would have never even thought we would have been in that position this year,” Anderson said...
Feb 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school volleyball
A Kodiak Christian School/St. Mary player hits the ball during the Kodiak Middle School volleyball tournament Tuesday at KMS. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Feb 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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