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Prep hoops: Kodiak boys drop opener
Kodiak gave two-time state runner-up Service all it could handle Thursday evening in a boys basketball season-opening contest. In the end, the Cougars avoided the upset with a 53-50 victory in the first round of the Service Tip-Off Tournament in Anchorage. Fourth-ranked Service took the lead for good midway through the final quarter and withstood a last-second 3-point attempt from Austin Frick that could have sent...
Dec 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls season-opener postponed
Kodiak’s girls season-opening basketball game against Eagle River was canceled Thursday. Because of poor weather on the island, the team was unable to fly to Anchorage in time for Thursday’s 4:30 p.m. game at the Lady T-Bird Classic at East Anchorage High School. The game has been rescheduled for 8 a.m. today. The winner advances to play Palmer at 5:45 p.m. Behind a double-double by Leya DePriest, Palmer beat Nome...
Dec 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys looking to build from last year’s 16-win performance
David Anderson has increased Kodiak’s boys basketball win total in each of his three seasons on the sideline. He hopes the pattern continues this season. “When we set up the program that was one of our goals is to keep increasing the program and be competitive with every team that we play,” Anderson said. The task is getting harder. The team is coming off a season with 16 wins, the most by a Kodiak boys team since...
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls ranked second
After topping last week’s preseason rankings, Kodiak’s girls basketball team fell a spot in the latest Alaska Basketball Coaches Association poll. Dimond, last year’s state runner-up, claimed the top spot in the rankings released Wednesday. The Lynx have not played. Kodiak dropped to No. 2. The Bears begin their season at 4:30 p.m. today against Eagle River (0-1) at the Lady T-Bird Classic in Anchorage. West Ancho...
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls return bulk of roster from record-setting team
Expectations are high for a Kodiak girls basketball team that is coming off one of the best seasons in school history. The Bears finished fourth in the state with a 22-8 record, including a program-best 17-0 start. The bulk of that record-setting team is back to make another try for the school’s second girls basketball state championship. The season begins at 4:30 p.m. Thursday against Eagle River in the Lady T-Bi...
Dec 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lindquist, Hughes finish national meet
A pair of Kodiak High School swimmers wrapped up competing at the Speedo Winter Junior National Championships on Saturday in Greensboro, N.C.. Neither Ila Hughes nor Tahna Lindquist qualified for a final during the three-day meet that features the best 18-and under swimmers in the nation. Hughes recorded her best finish in three events with a 50th (out of 175 swimmers) in the 100-yard freestyle preliminary heats i...
Dec 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet places 16th in national race
A cross country season that started five months ago in Kodiak ended Saturday in California for Levi Thomet. The talented Kodiak High School junior concluded his year with a 16th-place showing at the 35th Foot Locker Cross Country National Championships in sunny San Diego. The race featured the top 40 high school runners in the nation, and Thomet proved Saturday that he deserves to be considered one of America’s el...
Dec 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak grapplers place fourth
Kodiak wrestling earned a fourth-place finish at the Alaska 4A Dual Championships Saturday in Anchorage. The Bears fell to Northern Lights Conference rival and last year’s state runner-up Wasilla 56-14 in the third/fourth-place match. Kodiak picked up four straight victories from Yuto Ohki (106), Joel Valdez (113), Andrew Caballa (120) and Jay-Ar Small (126) to take an early lead. The Warriors rallied with 10 stra...
Dec 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS wrestling heads to Alaska Dual Championships
After not competing the past two weekends, Kodiak wrestling will be back in action today at the Alaska 4A Dual Championships in Anchorage. The top 16 large school teams will battle for supremacy in the two-day event at South Anchorage High School. Kodiak begins with East Anchorage at 3 p.m. In a season full of individual tournaments, Bears coach Pat Costello welcomes an event that showcases the team. “It is always...
Dec 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS swimmers get taste of nationals
Alaska’s top two high school girl swimmers competed against the best in the nation Thursday morning at the 2013 Speedo Winter Junior National Championships in Greensboro, N.C. Kodiak’s Ila Hughes and Tahna Lindquist swam in preliminary heats but did not advance to one of the three final heats. Making her second appearance at Junior Nationals, Hughes finished 95th (out of 181 swimmers) in the 50-yard freestyle with...
Dec 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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