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Wrestlers might have another week off
Kodiak High School's wrestling team might get an extended break away from competition. Kodiak is supposed to travel to the Colony Invitational that begins Friday in the Mat-Su Valley, but coach Pat Costello said Wednesday afternoon that he is unsure if the team will attend. Costello was planning to take a junior varsity and varsity team to Colony, but that plan was derailed because of problems with the ferry Kenni...
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NLC power rankings: Palmer boys begin year No. 1
The new year brings a big shakeup to the Northern Lights Conference boys basketball power rankings. Wasilla, which has been No. 1 in the past two rankings, dropped all the way to No. 3 after suffering a pair of losses in its own Doc Larson Classic tournament over the weekend. One of those losses was to NLC rival Colony. Taking Wasilla’s place is Palmer, which advanced to the championship game of the Clarke Cochran...
Jan 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS boys take down alumni
Jesse Swearingin goes up for a shot while getting fouled by Scott Garcia during Kodiak High School’s Scott Garcia during the annual high school alumni basketball game Wednesday at Kodiak High School. Kodiak beat the alumni team 66-53.(Derek Clarkston photo)
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kicking it at halftime
Kodiak High School’s dance team performs during halftime of Saturday’s game between Kodiak and South Anchorage at KHS. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NLC power rankings: Soldotna girls continue to roll
Not much changed in this week’s Northern Lights Conference basketball power rankings. Soldotna remained the top team on the girls’ side after dominating the East T-Bird Classic. Wasilla’s boys also remained No. 1 despite dropping a 19-point decision to 3A Monroe. The only change in this week’s rankings was Palmer’s boys moving up a spot to No. 2, while Kodiak dropped a spot to No. 3 after losing a pair of home gam...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls win opener (video)
Kodiak’s girls basketball team shot out of a cannon in its season opener Friday against South Anchorage. The Bears displayed their explosive and offense in the opening three quarters and hung on for a 50-43 nonconference victory over visiting South Anchorage at Kodiak High School. Kodiak junior post Hannah Wandersee scored 10 points in each half — all on field goals — in tallying a career-high 20 points. “Hannah d...
Dec 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys stung in final moments (Video)
A sequence near the end of Friday night’s basketball game against South Anchorage cost Kodiak’s boys a win in their home opener.  Leading 60-59 with under a minute left and his team in possession of the ball, Kodiak coach David Anderson called a timeout. As the players were heading to the sideline, Jemuel Medina had a last word for one of the officials for not calling a foul when a South Anchorage player hit him i...
Dec 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep hoops: Garcia comebacks from knee injury
Scott Garcia has waited more than a year to play in front of Kodiak’s crowd.  He doesn’t have to wait anymore — the Kodiak boys make their 2012-2013 home debut tonight against South Anchorage in a nonconference basketball game at 5 p.m. Another game follows on Saturday at 7 p.m. The junior will be plenty nervous when he steps onto the floor at Kodiak High School.  “I have never played in front of such a large crow...
Dec 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girls hoops: Bears primed to make push in NLC
A lot of hype surrounds Kodiak High School’s girls basketball team as it enters the 2012-2013 season.  Rightfully so.  The Bears return their core group of players from last year’s squad that went 5-5 in a very tough Northern Lights Conference and 10-12 overall.  In addition, Kodiak received a gift from Colony High School when first-team all-conference guard Jerica Nelson transferred back to Kodiak.  “They have po...
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep hoops: Girls schedule loaded with tough games
While most high school basketball teams have already had two weekends of competition, Kodiak’s girls have yet to play. “It wasn’t ideal, it was just how are season was set up,” second-year Kodiak coach Stephanie Dandliker said. Kodiak will make up for it as the Bears do not have an open weekend the rest of the season. The 2012-2013 season begins Friday with a home game against South Anchorage. Kodiak has 11 home g...
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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