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A Kodiak High School cheerleader leads a cheer during Saturday’s cheerleading camp at East Elementary. (James Brooks photo)
Jan 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep hoops: Kodiak boys split against Kenai
Two different Kodiak boys basketball teams showed up at Kenai — one that lost 52-38 on Friday and one that won 68-26 on Saturday.  What explains the 56-point swing between the two Northern Lights Conference games? “It was just a whole different attitude,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. “I think the kids were embarrassed about the loss and came out ready to play.” Kodiak led 35-7 at the half of Saturday’s game, ...
Jan 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep hoops: Girls off to best start in school history (video)
It wasn’t pretty, but Kodiak’s girls are in the record books. The Bears zoomed to a 19-4 lead and held off a feisty Kenai squad for a 43-35 Northern Lights Conference basketball victory Friday evening at Kodiak High. The win was Kodiak’s 12th in a row to begin the season, which surpasses the 1978-1979 girls team for the best start in the 41-year history of the program. That team started 11-0 and was coached by leg...
Jan 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep wrestling: Caballa, Powers earn NLC titles
Kodiak’s Andrew Caballa and Kerry Powers are champions once again. The two repeated as individual champions at Saturday’s Northern Lights Conference wrestling championships Saturday at Palmer High. Caballa, last year’s 106-pound champion, won this year’s 113-pound class in dominating fashion. In the championship match, the junior defeated Wasilla’s Brandon Abbott 15-0 — his third easy victory of the tournament. Ea...
Jan 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep wrestling: Sega enters NLC Championships as state’s best heavyweight
Leo Sega won only one match as an eighth-grader learning how to wrestle. He didn’t get discouraged; he got better. As a junior, Sega has compiled a 26-4 record and enters today’s Northern Lights Conference Championships at Palmer High School as Kodiak’s only top-ranked state wrestler. He is the odds-on favorite to win the 285-pound class, the heaviest of Alaska’s 14 weight classes. His rise to the top is a surpris...
Jan 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls ranked third
High school basketball coaches around the state are taking notice of the Kodiak girls. The Bears are the third-ranked 4A team in the state in the latest Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches weekly poll. Kodiak (11-0) was unranked to begin the season and just appeared in the rankings a couple of weeks ago. Ahead of Kodiak is Northern Lights Conference leader Wasilla (11-0) and Dimond (8-2) from the Cook Inlet C...
Jan 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep hoops: Kodiak boys begin NLC play tonight
Seven weeks into the basketball season, Kodiak’s boys are finally going to play a Northern Lights Conference game as they travel to Kenai. “The way we set the schedule up, we wanted to get some of these tougher games on the schedule this year before we went into the conference,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. Kodiak played three Cook Inlet Conference teams — the Bears have one left on the schedule — and all thr...
Jan 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak's girls a win away from best start in school history
Kodiak’s girls return home after six road victories with a chance to make history. The Bears have rattled off 11 consecutive wins to begin the basketball season. One more victory would surpass the Mike Platt-coached 1978-1979 team for the best start in the team’s 41-year history. Kodiak will get the chance to set the record when it plays Kenai in a Northern Lights Conference game Friday at 7:30 p.m. The two meet a...
Jan 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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NLC power rankings: Colony boys making a statement
After a wild opening week of Northern Lights Conference play, things have settled down a bit. That’s reflected in the Kodiak Daily Mirror’s weekly NLC basketball power rankings. The rankings are exactly the same as last week’s; Wasilla girls and Colony boys top each side. Girls 1. Wasilla (11-0 overall, 3-0 NLC) — Alexis Imoe, Kyla Dinkel and Alysha Devine have the Warriors rolling. Wasilla beat Colony and West An...
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak High graduate creates logo for new field
David Anderson never played on Joe Floyd Track and Field’s new artificial turf, but the former Kodiak football player has left his mark on the multimillion-dollar field. Anderson, a 2012 Kodiak High School graduate, is the artist behind the bear logo that covers the middle of the field. When he designed the logo during his senior year, he didn’t realize it would end up on Kodiak’s new playing surface. “It was a co...
Jan 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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