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Zombie run highlights running weekend
Zombies are invading Kodiak Saturday afternoon. Don’t worry, though — they will only be after flags. The Coast Guard’s Electronic Systems Support Detachment is sponsoring the first Zombie 5K Fun Run at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The event begins at noon and is a fundraiser for the Kodiak Football League. “The whole point is to raise money for the KFL,” organizer Tate Marcinkowski said. “It started wit...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak softball swept by Soldotna
Kodiak’s softball team nearly pulled off a split at Soldotna over the weekend. A former Kodiak player, though, didn’t let that happen. Nikki Hegge’s game-winning single in the fifth inning of Saturday’s Northern Lights Conference softball game propelled the Stars to a 4-3 win and a weekend sweep of the Bears. On Friday, Soldotna used a two-run home run by Lagi Wong to post a 13-5 win in five innings. “The girls pl...
May 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS baseball finishes 2-2 on road trip
After beginning its four-game road trip with a pair of victories, Kodiak limped back to the island with two straight losses. Soldotna’s Shane Miller completed a Stars doubleheader sweep of Kodiak with a game-winning home run in the bottom of the eighth inning for a 14-13 Southcentral Conference baseball win Saturday in Soldotna. In the earlier game, Soldotna’s Max Hegge struck out nine in a complete-game 7-0 win. ...
May 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christiansen leads Bears sweep (video)
During Kodiak’s previous track and field meet, Levi Thomet outkicked Cole Christiansen to steal the 3,200-meter victory from his teammate. Nobody was stealing anything from Christiansen this time around, during the Brian Young Invitational. In an all-star field, Christiansen took the 1,600 and the 3,200 to lead the Kodiak boys to the team title over East Anchorage and Service Saturday at Joe Floyd Track and Field....
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The Segas lead Kodiak’s throwing attack
Brothers Mua and Leo Sega battled during the wrestling season; now they are butting heads in a different type of circle. The two — along with cousin Tepora Sega — headline Kodiak’s throwers on the track and field team. And the competition between the family members couldn’t be fiercer. “I want to beat him (Mua) every time I throw,” Leo said. “So far, I am getting closer and closer to beating him.” Leo, a sophomore...
May 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak softball watches video to prepare for SoHi
Kodiak’s softball team traded its field for a couch during Thursday’s practice. The team spent the afternoon at coach Sam Catt’s house watching a recorded college softball game, complete with pizza, salad, fruit and soda. The food was just a bonus, though. “It is a bonding thing. It gives all the kids a chance to sit around and analyze parts of the game,” Catt said. “When we are in practice, we are always in such ...
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Bears host final meet
Brian Young was a fixture at Kodiak track and field meets. This weekend, Kodiak honors Young, who passed away last summer on Mount McKinley, with the Brian Young Invitational. “We just wanted his memory to live on with this meet,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. “What better way to do that than making a meet in his name?” The two-day meet beginning 3 p.m. Friday at Joe Floyd Track and Field features Kodiak, Servi...
May 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak snags first win of season
Kodiak made quick work of Houston Wednesday night to earn its first victory of the baseball season. The Bears’ first four runners scored in what turned out to be a 15-1 trouncing of the Hawks in a Southcentral Conference game at Houston High School. The game was called in the fifth inning due to the 10-run mercy rule. “That is really nice; it will make tonight and Thursday a lot easier,” Kodiak coach Rick Langfitt...
May 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak goes 5-5 in basketball league
After going 2-3 during the weekend, Kodiak High School concluded the Alaska Basketball Academy league with a 5-5 record. “I feel real good with that,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. “Overall, I’m very pleased.” Kodiak earned victories against Bartlett and the Alaska Gold — an all-star team based in Anchorage — and lost to Colony and ACS twice. Anderson said Kodiak lost to Colony by only eight points, which he w...
May 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Miles Dunbar runs top Calif. steeplechase time
Miles Dunbar posted an NCAA Division II Championship provisional qualifying time Friday. The Chico State University (Calif.) senior got his mark when he recorded a season-best 9 minutes, 18.03 seconds in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, which placed him sixth at the Brutus Hamilton Open. His time is the fastest posted by a California Collegiate Athletic Association athlete this season and the 28th fastest in the nati...
May 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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