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KHS soccer club heads to Kenai Peninsula for three games
As a Kodiak High student, senior Jesus Melendez has never been able to represent his school while playing his favorite sport — soccer. That will change Monday. Melendez and 16 of his classmates will become the first to play a soccer match for Kodiak High School when the team battles Nikiski. Monday’s game is just the first of three during a three-day swing through the Kenai Peninsula. While the new team is only a ...
May 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep sports: Track home, diamond sports away this weekend
Kodiak High School’s softball and baseball teams will get an endurance test this weekend. The softball team plays six games in two days, while the baseball team plays doubleheaders on back-to-back days. Kodiak’s track team is at home for the third consecutive weekend and is hosting the Kodiak Invitational. Service and West Anchorage, both from the Cook Inlet Conference, and Port Lions join Kodiak for the two-day m...
May 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingfishers pile up awards at state meet
The Kodiak Kingfishers concluded the swimming season with a pile of awards at the Alaska Junior Olympic Championship last weekend in Anchorage. Talon Lindquist won seven events and was named the male swimmer of the year, while Ila Hughes captured four events and was named the female swimmer of the year. Kingfisher coach John Lindquist was voted the senior coach of the year. His son, Talon, was the top point-scorer...
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep track: Obas leads Kodiak to victory
For the past four years, Kodiak’s Josh Obas displayed his quickness on the basketball court. On Friday and Saturday, he showcased his speediness in Kodiak’s inaugural track and field meet at the newly renovated Baranof Park by dominating the sprint events. Obas accounted for six of the Kodiak boys’ 15 victories to help the Bears earn a weekend sweep of Anchorage Christian and Seward. Kodiak’s girls also picked up ...
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep softball: Kodiak splits with Soldotna
Friday’s season-opening 11-2 loss to Soldotna was not the way the Kodiak softball team wanted to start the season.  Stars pitcher Serena Prior handcuffed the Bears offensively, while walks and errors did them in defensively.  It was a total turnaround Saturday.  The Bears bounced back for an 11-1 Northern Lights Conference victory to salvage a two-game series with the Stars at East Addition Park.  “We got mad,” Ko...
Apr 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep baseball: Kodiak mows down Soldotna
After the second inning, Brandon Mahle knew his pitching performance in Kodiak’s season opener was going to be hard to top. The senior right-hander was right. Mahle struck out 15 Soldotna Stars in five superb innings and led Kodiak to a 12-1 season-opening Southcentral Conference baseball victory Friday evening at Baranof Field. Kodiak’s all-conference hurler confounded Soldotna hitters the entire game with a low ...
Apr 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Season preview: A new era for Kodiak baseball
Kodiak High’s baseball squad has a fresh look for the 2013 campaign. The Bears have a new head coach, a new artificial turf infield and a ton of first-time starters. “Some people could view this as a young team with just three seniors — two starting — but there is a lot of juniors that have played a lot of ball,” coach James Arnold said. Arnold, last year’s pitchers/catchers coach, takes over for longtime coach Ri...
Apr 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball to be tested early
Kodiak has no time to ease into the 2013 baseball season. The Bears begin the season with nine consecutive Southcentral Conference games. In fact, 10 of Kodiak’s 12 games are conference affairs. “We will get tested early, but that is OK,” first-year Kodiak coach James Arnold said. “I think this group can handle it.” The Bears open with a two-game homestand against reigning South Division champion Soldotna on Frida...
Apr 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball preview: Bears return five starters from last year’s 6-7 squad
In its first two years under Sam Catt, Kodiak High’s softball team has failed to reach the small school state tournament. Catt is looking to change that in his third season as the Bears’ head coach. “I’m working harder to better prepare them for that,” said Catt, who is 12-20 in his first two seasons. “Because until we get there it is my fault and when they get there it is on them — they did it.” Kodiak will be te...
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak softball faces tough schedule
The softball schedule makers didn’t do Kodiak favors for the 2013 season. The Bears will play six of their 10 Northern Lights Conference games away from East Addition Park. That’s tough for a team searching for its first small school state tournament appearance in three years. Kodiak plays two of its four home conference games Friday and Saturday against Soldotna. The Bears entertain Houston for a two-game set in ...
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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