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KHS girls conclude wrestling season
Kodiak picked up three second-place finishes at the USGWA Girls State Championships Saturday. Jenny Valdez, Ashley Benton and Krystal Fabricante placed second in their weight classes at the state’s unofficial girls wrestling tournament at Service High School in Anchorage. Valdez, a junior at Kodiak High School, was second in a four-woman bracket. Her only loss came to champion Savannah Commerford. Benton, a sophom...
Mar 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wasilla girls, Colony boys finish undefeated
The Wasilla girls and Colony boys kept their top spots in this week’s Kodiak Daily Mirror Northern Lights Conference basketball power rankings. Both squads won all 10 of their conference games and will enter the NLC Championships as the No. 1 seeds. Girls 1. Wasilla (25-0 overall, 10-0 NLC) — Is anybody else getting tired of seeing Wasilla win? After beating Colony and Lathrop last week, the Warriors are 48-1 over...
Mar 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northern Lights Conference Championships begin Thursday
Kodiak’s boys basketball team will open the Northern Lights Conference Championships Thursday at Soldotna High School. Kodiak, seeded third with a 5-5 NLC record, plays sixth-seeded Kenai at 3 p.m. the tournament’s first game. Kenai’s only conference win this season was against Kodiak. The winner advances to Friday’s semifinals against No. 2 Palmer at 2:30 p.m. No. 4 Soldotna plays No. 5 Wasilla in Thursday’s othe...
Mar 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dimond shoots past Kodiak
Dimond displayed Friday night why it is the second-best girls basketball team in the state. Behind a perimeter-shooting clinic and a near lockdown defense, the Lynx rolled to a 48-38 nonconference win over third-ranked Kodiak at Kodiak High School that closed the regular season for both squads. Kodiak, which once stood at 17-0, lost six of its final eight games to finish the regular season with a 19-6 record. The ...
Mar 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys finish strong at Nikiski
Kodiak’s boys basketball team couldn’t be any hotter heading into this week’s Northern Lights Conference Championships. The Bears extended their win streak to six with a pair of convincing wins at 3A Nikiski over the weekend. On Friday, Kodiak blitzed Nikiski with an 82-48 win, followed by a 89-47 victory on Saturday. The Bears finish the regular season 15-9, which is the most regular-season victories for Kodiak s...
Mar 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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No. 2 Dimond faces No. 3 Kodiak
A marquee matchup between state-ranked girls basketball teams will close out the gymnasium at Kodiak High School. Third-ranked Kodiak entertains No. 2 Dimond tonight and Saturday in the final basketball games played in the current gym and the final games of the regular season. The gym will close sometime in the spring as renovations begin. Kodiak sports historian Joe Floyd said the gym has been used since the 1969...
Mar 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak ESS ends season with loss to Seldovia
Kodiak Emerging Small Schools’ first appearance at the Peninsula Conference Championships ended Thursday morning. The Ravens fell behind early and never recovered in a 56-38 loss to Seldovia in a boys basketball game at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage. Kodiak ESS ends its season with a 4-6 record after dropping back-to-back tournament games. This was the first time a co-op basketball team has represented th...
Mar 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patterson adjusts to Alaska hoops
New to Kodiak last May, Holly Patterson had second thoughts about trying out for basketball. It took some convincing from her mom to play her senior year in a different environment than what she grew accustomed to while living in Idaho. “I wanted my senior year, I’m just bummed that I didn’t get to have it with all the girls that I played basketball with since middle school,” Patterson said. “But, it is cool to ha...
Mar 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys finish at Nikiski
Kodiak’s boys basketball team takes a four-game winning streak into its final regular-season games at Nikiski. Today’s game tips at 7:30 p.m., while Saturday’s contest begins at 3 p.m. Both are nonconference games. “I’m hoping we come out of there with two wins and nobody gets hurt,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. “We are going to be down a little bit as a couple of our players are going to stay home and nurse ...
Mar 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls take to the mats
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer Five Kodiak wrestlers will test their skills Saturday at the USGWA Girls State Championships at Service High School in Anchorage. This is an unofficial high school girls state championship since the Alaska School Activities Association does not have a separate tournament for girls. “It is probably the only time of the year that they get to wrestle just girls. It is not as high pres...
Feb 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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