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Kodiak losing scorekeeper
If Rick Langfitt is known as Mr. Baseball, his wife Diane is Mrs. Baseball. Diane has been involved in Kodiak baseball since arriving on the island 21 years ago. For the last nine, she has spent her time as Kodiak High School’s official home scorekeeper. She learned the skill of scorekeeping while attending Minnesota Twins baseball games growing up in Minneapolis. When Rick took over the baseball program in 2004, ...
Nov 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Small off to strong start
Kodiak’s Jay-Ar Small is following in teammate Andrew Caballa’s path. As a sophomore last season, Caballa gave up basketball to focus on wrestling. The result was a state title. This season, Small is hoping the same decision will land him on top of the state podium in February. “It would be amazing if I did,” the 120-pound sophomore said. Small is off to a good start. He went 5-0 during Kodiak’s opening weekend at...
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak ends season with five-set loss to Palmer
Kodiak’s comeback attempt to prolong its volleyball season fell short Friday against Palmer.  After dropping the first two sets, Kodiak clawed back to force a fifth and deciding set. It couldn’t complete the comeback, falling 25-20, 25-22, 14-25, 21-25, 19-17 in a 4A state championship loser-out match at the Curtis Menard Sports Complex in Wasilla.  The Bears led 7-1 in the fifth set and had three match points in ...
Nov 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak wrestlers second at Nikiski
Kodiak’s wrestling team came up one point short of winning the Peninsula Duals Saturday at Nikiski High School.  Kodiak  fell to Northern Lights Conference foe Colony 37-36 in the championship match to finish second in its season opener.  The Bears received championship victories from Leo Sega (285 pounds), Andrew Caballa (113), Jay-Ar Small (120), Eddy Burris (126), Hayden Foster (132), Cameron White (145) and Da...
Nov 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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4A state volleyball results
Friday Soldotna def. West Valley 3-0 (25-12, 25-15, 27-25) Palmer def. Kodiak 3-2 (25-20, 25-22, 14-25, 21-25, 19-17) Juneau-Douglas def. Soldotna 3-2 (16-25, 25-22, 19-25, 25-21, 15-12) Palmer def. East Anchorage 3-1 (25-16, 25-27, 25-21, 25-16) South Anchorage def. Dimond 3-0 (25-22, 25-13, 25-17) Saturday Palmer over Juneau-Douglas 3-1 (25-13, 24-26, 25-15, 25-20) Dimond def. Palmer 3-0 (25-13, 25-15, 25-23) Di...
Nov 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak falls in five to Juneau
Kodiak came close to snapping its long state tournament winless drought Thursday against Southeast champion Juneau. The Bears took the first two sets 25-18, 25-18 in their opening-round 4A state championship match at Wasilla’s Curtis Menard Sports Complex and were eyeing their first state win in seven tries. Despite its effort, Kodiak couldn’t close the door. Juneau roared back to take the next three sets 25-11, 2...
Nov 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bears aim for another NLC title
Kodiak’s wrestling team is not going to sneak up on opponents this season. Last season, Kodiak surprised everybody by winning its first Northern Lights Conference title in 20 years. With most of last year’s team returning, the Bears are posed to make another run for the conference crown. “They are on the lookout for us,” said Sean Costello, who shares co-head coach duties for Kodiak with his father Pat Costello. “...
Nov 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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4A state volleyball championship results
Thursday’s results Juneau 3, Kodiak 2 (18-25, 18-25, 25-11, 25-22, 15-7) Dimond 3, Palmer 0 (25-16, 25-21, 25-14) East Anchorage 3, West Valley 1 (25-22, 18-25, 25-16, 25-18) South Anchorage 3, Soldotna 2 (25-17, 21-25, 25-16, 16-25, 15-13) Dimond 3, Juneau 0 (25-17, 25-16, 25-21) South 3, East 0 (25-12, 25-21, 25-19. Friday’s schedule 11 a.m. — West Valley vs. Soldotna 1 p.m. — Kodiak vs. Palmer 3 p.m. — West Val...
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Tahna Lindquist voted state’s outstanding swimmer
Kodiak’s Tahna Lindquist was named the most outstanding female swimmer at last week’s state swimming championships in Anchorage. Lindquist, a sophomore, won the 200-yard individual medley and the 500 freestyle. Her medley time of 2 minutes, 6.63 seconds broke East Anchorage’s Sarah Rockwell’s 2002 state record of 2:07.05. Lindquist’s 500 time of 4:57.06 broke a Kodiak school record she set earlier this year. Lindq...
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KHS wrestling schedule
Schedule Nov. 9-10 — at Nikiski Dual Tournament Nov. 16-17 — at Lancer Smith Tournament in Palmer Nov. 30-Dec. 1 — Robin Hervey Tournament (Chugiak and Palmer) Dec. 7-8 — at Alaska Dual Tournament in Anchorage Dec. 14-15 — at West Christmas Classic in Anchorage Jan. 4-5 — at John Tobin Invitational in Fairbanks Jan. 11-12 — West Anchorage or at Colony Invitational. Jan. 18-19 — at Glen Vandergraw Tournament in Anc...
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