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Hoopsters in Juneau
Sen. Gary Stevens hosts the Kodiak High School boys basketball team in his office at the state capitol Jan. 27. The team was in town to play Juneau-Douglas. (Doug Letch photo)
Feb 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dimond No. 1 in new poll
Dimond’s boys skyrocketed to the top spot in this week’s Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. The Lynx went from fourth to first, while last week’s No. 1, Bartlett, fell to second. However, Dimond’s stay atop the rankings may be short-lived. On Wednesday, Monroe, the No. 1 3A team, handed Dimond (12-1) its first loss of the season. Earlier in the season, Dimond beat Monroe (12-1). Wasilla went from secon...
Feb 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak seeks state title
For only the third time in the 50-year history of Kodiak wrestling, the team enters the state tournament as the Northern Lights Conference champions. The Bears, though, are not satisfied with their conference title. They have their sights set on a bigger prize — the school’s first wrestling team title. “We have been close a couple of times, but this is the first time that we have had a team in the mix that if ever...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak cagers host co-ed doubleheader
Kodiak’s boys basketball team is beginning a four-game homestand, while the Kodiak girls are ending a nine-game home stretch this Friday and Saturday. Both squads are entertaining Soldotna in a co-ed doubleheader at Kodiak High School. Varsity games begin both nights at 5:30 p.m. Friday’s game counts toward the Northern Lights Conference, while Saturday’s is a nonconference contest. “Anytime you play in front of t...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak sends 22 wrestlers to state tourney
Kodiak qualified a state-best 22 wrestlers for the ASAA/First National Bank 4A Wrestling State Championships. It is the most qualifiers in coach Pat Costello’s 22 years in Kodiak. “We have never been the top dog with the most entrants,” said Costello, whose previous high was 18 entrants. Costello is not disappointed, but said the number should have been higher. “We felt we could have had 23,” he said. “We lost one...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak wins first wrestling region title in 20 years
When Sean Costello was hired at Kodiak High School, the former Bear wanted to bring Kodiak wrestling back to prominence.  The Bears are dormant no more.  In Costello’s second year, Kodiak is king of the Northern Lights Conference.  Kodiak roared past defending NLC and state champion Wasilla to win its first region title since 1992 at the NLC Championships on Saturday at Kodiak High School.  The Bears used four ind...
Jan 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Juneau sweeps Kodiak boys
Kodiak was closer to Juneau this go-around, but the result was the same. The Bears lost a pair of boys basketball nonconference games to the Crimson Bears over the weekend in Juneau. On Friday, Kodiak fell 59-56 to Juneau and then lost 61-50 on Saturday. The losses mark improvement for Kodiak, as the Bears almost rebounded from their 26-point defeat to Juneau earlier this season. “The kids played great defense thi...
Jan 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak nets five top seeds for NLC tourney
Five Kodiak High School wrestlers enter the Northern Lights Conference Championships as the top seed. Andrew Caballa (106), Levi Fried (113), Kevin Lepola (152), Kerry Powers (170) and Charlie Johnson (182) all earned No. 1 seeds for the tournament that begins today at 11 a.m., at Kodiak High School. The tournament concludes Saturday with championship matches at 6:30 p.m. at Kodiak High School. Wasilla, the defend...
Jan 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys seek revenge on Juneau
Two weeks ago, Juneau handed Kodiak its worst loss of the season. The Bears’ boys basketball team is eager to prove that game was just a fluke when they play at the capital city today and Saturday in nonconference games against the Crimson Bears. Both games begin at 7 p.m. “I think the outcome will be pretty good,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. “I’m hoping for a split. I’ve added a few plays to have our shoote...
Jan 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wasilla girls still top team
Wasilla’s girls kept the state’s top ranking after a pair of impressive victories over Kodiak last week. With the two wins, the Warriors remained perfect with an 8-0 record and remained the top 4A girls team in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches This week, the Northern Lights Conference North Division leader Wasilla (3-0) hosts Soldotna and Kenai in a pair of NLC games. Palmer slides in at No. 2. However...
Jan 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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