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Barnett state finalists for Wendy’s award
Kodiak High School senior McKenzie Barnett is a state finalist for the Wendy’s High School Heisman. Of 77 Alaska applicants, Barnett is one of 19 scholar-athletes from around the state named as finalists. A female and male winner from Alaska will be announced Nov. 5. Of the 100 state winners, 12 will be chosen as national finalists and will go on to compete for the national award Dec. 7 in New York City. The Wendy...
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys, girls prepare for state swimming meet
For not liking the 500-yard freestyle, Michael Smith has gotten pretty good at it — good enough to set Kodiak’s school record in the event. The senior broke Austin Reed’s 2007 record at last week’s Region III Swimming and Diving Championships with a swift time of 4 minutes, 51.60 seconds. “That was pretty much my goal for that meet; I was pretty excited when I did it,” Smith said. Smith has bigger goals this week ...
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NLC tourney streamed online
The Northern Lights Conference Volleyball Tournament begins today at Kodiak High School. No. 4 seed Kodiak opens against No. 5 Wasilla at 1 p.m. If you can’t get out of work for the matinee match, don’t worry. Kodiak is streaming the entire tournament at www.ustream.tv/channel/kodiak-sports. KHS students from Matt Bieber’s class are manning the cameras. KHS activities director Bryan Ferris said the school has been...
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Kodiak opens NLC Volleyball Tournament at home Thursday against Wasilla
Kodiak is hoping for some home-court magic when the Northern Lights Conference Volleyball Tournament begins Thursday. No. 4 Kodiak opens the tournament against No. 5 Wasilla at 1 p.m. at Kodiak High School. The home team is usually slotted for an evening match, but the new tournament format has Kodiak playing in the first of a possible 11 matches over three days. “We got to win, so we could pack the house at 6 o’c...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak qualifies 14 individuals to state
Kodiak will send 14 individuals and six relay teams to the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska 2012 Swimming and Diving State Championships. The two-day state meet begins Friday at Bartlett High School Pool in Anchorage. Sophomore Tahna Lindquist is ranked first in both the 200-yard individual medley (2:08.01) and the 500 freestyle (5:07.20), while sophomore Ila Hughes is the No. 1 seed in the 100 free (52.43). For th...
Oct 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kickin' for money
Kodiak High School dance team members kick during the team’s kickathon fundraiser Friday evening at Kodiak High School. Two teams kicked for 30 consecutive minutes. The first team recorded 1,902 kicks, while the second team tallied 1,653 kicks. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Oct 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak dazzles at Region III Championships
Kodiak put on a dazzling display of power at Saturday’s Region III Swimming and Diving Championships. The Bears won 16 of 24 events, broke four region records, added a pair of team titles and swept the season-ending awards at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center in Homer. Kodiak’s girls won every event but the 100-yard butterfly and easily rolled to their sixth straight Region III title with 121 points, 50 more than runn...
Oct 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bears drop two at Colony
Kodiak volleyball ended the regular season with a pair of Northern Lights Conference losses at Colony. On Friday, the Bears lost 28-26, 25-23, 15-25, 25-23 and on Saturday fell 25-19, 16-25, 25-22, 25-10. “As you could tell by the scores, we are just right there with them,” Kodiak coach Amy Willis said. “The things that needed to fall our way, just never fell our way.” Kodiak finishes the regular season with a 4-6...
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McKechnie returns to volleyball after being sidelined by an injury last season
Summer McKechnie got pretty good at keeping volleyball statistics last season. “I was the best stat taker, that is what Amy (Willis) said, not to brag or anything,” McKechnie said. Keeping stats was just part of McKechnie’s duties as Kodiak’s team manager. She filled that role while healing a torn labrum in her right shoulder. After playing on Kodiak High School’s junior varsity volleyball team her freshman season...
Oct 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak, Colony play for NLC No. 3 seed
Kodiak and Colony play for the Northern Lights Conference No. 3 volleyball seed today and Saturday at Colony High School. Both teams enter the final two matches of the season with 4-4 NLC records. If the teams split this weekend, a tiebreaker would be used to determine the No. 3 seed. Each conference has different rules for tiebreakers, and it was unclear what rule would be used in Kodiak’s case, if needed. The th...
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