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Kodiak football voyages to All-Alaska camp
Alaska’s high school football season is still six weeks away, but that isn’t slowing down Kodiak from learning valuable tools that will help the team come August. Kodiak is just one of many Alaska schools attending the All-Alaska football camp that started Monday and runs through Thursday at Wasilla High School. This is the 21st year of the camp, while Kodiak has gone nearly every year since becoming a program in ...
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three Bears named all-NLC
Kodiak’s three representatives on the Northern Light Conference’s first team were unlikely candidates when the season started. But over a month of games, Richele Ferris, Leila Pyle and Dannika Catt cemented themselves as softball stars. All three were named to the NLC first team on Monday. “I’m really excited. I am happy for all of them,” Kodiak coach Sam Catt said. “All three did a great job this year. It is real...
Jun 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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High school sports season comes to end
Saturday marked the end of the 2011-2012 high school sports season in Alaska. Alaska is the first state to begin the high school season and one of the last to end. Kodiak’s school year was filled with regional and state champions, retirements and the joy and heartache of prep sports. Here are the top 10 high school sports stories from the past 10 months. 10. Swearingin dunks in front of home crowd One of senior Je...
Jun 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Juneau downs conference rival Ketchikan in title game
For the first time in his nine-year tenure at Kodiak, coach Rick Langfitt was a spectator at the state baseball tournament. Langfitt’s team made an early exit at last week’s Southcentral Conference tournament, but that didn’t stop him from attending the three-day tournament at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage over the weekend. It was the sixth state appearance for Langfitt, but his first as a fan. “It is always fun to...
Jun 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former KHS activities director and track coach takes Seward AD job
After spending the past 13 years in the Kodiak school system, Sami King is moving on. On Saturday, King left the island and headed for her new job as Seward’s activities director. “That night on the ferry there were over 30 kids down there. I cried my eyes out,” said King Thursday while on her way to a volunteer job at Denali National Park. “It is hard for them, too. I have sort of been a surrogate mom for some of...
Jun 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Langfitt named SCC South Division coach of year
Despite Kodiak’s 4-7 record, coach Rick Langfitt was named the Southcentral Conference South Division baseball coach of the year. Houston’s Bill Kramer, whose team finished last in the North Division, was voted the North Division coach of the year. “Neither of us got it because of our records this year,” Langfitt said. “I’m thinking a lot of things went into it. It is probably a lifetime achievement thing. They (o...
May 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diamond tourneys begin
The final high school state championships are set to begin today and Friday in Anchorage. The three-day baseball state tournament starts today at Mulcahy Stadium, home of the Anchorage Bucs and Glacier Pilots. Southcentral Conference champion Colony opens against Cook Inlet Conference runner-up South Anchorage at 4 p.m. SCC runner-up Kenai plays CIC champion Service at 7 p.m. Monroe Catholic of Fairbanks is making...
May 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak softball ends with a split against Homer, Skyview (video)
Most of Kodiak’s varsity players sat in the stands at East Addition Park, huddled in blankets, watching the junior varsity finish the season against Skyview. It was a display of the future of the softball program as the junior varsity dispatched Skyview’s varsity squad 12-5 in a Northern Lights Conference season finale on a rainy Friday afternoon. Earlier in the day, the varsity players dropped a 17-9 decision to ...
May 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak finishes winless in SCC tourney
Two days after Kodiak’s baseball season was cut short in a 4-3 loss to Palmer in the Southcentral Conference Championship, coach Rick Langfitt still couldn’t believe what had happened. “I’ve never been more shocked in my life to lose a game,” Langfitt said Sunday afternoon. He was so confident, that he did not pitch ace Brandon Mahle, opting to save the junior for later in the tournament. Later never happened, and...
May 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Homer ends Kodiak’s state chances
Kodiak’s postseason chances were washed away by a brilliant performance from Homer’s Hannah Larue. Larue tossed a six-inning no-hitter and delivered a two-run home run in the Mariners’ 14-1 Northern Lights Conference softball victory Thursday at East Addition Park. Kodiak did salvage a 13-1 conference win over Skyview in the nightcap. However, the damage was already done. The loss to Homer (8-1 NLC) eliminates Kod...
May 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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