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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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KHS basketball begins with blue/gold games
Basketball fans will get a sneak peak of Kodiak’s teams Saturday at the annual blue/gold scrimmage. The girls, coming off a fourth-place finish at last year’s 4A state tournament, will begin the co-ed doubleheader at 6 p.m. in the revamped Kodiak High School gym. The first half will be an intrersquad game, while the second half will feature the girls team against the C team boys. Longtime Kodiak fixture Amy Fogle ...
Dec 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet viewing party
Kodiak cross country coach Marcus Dunbar has organized a viewing party for Saturday’s Foot Locker Cross Country Championships, a race featuring Levi Thomet. People can watch the race in the Gerald C. Wilson choral pod at Kodiak High School. The race begins at 9 a.m. The doors open at 8 a.m. The race is being broadcast on footlockercc.com. The Foot Locker National Championships are in San Diego and include the top ...
Dec 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet competes at national meet in California
Levi Thomet has reached movie-star status at Kodiak High School. On Tuesday afternoon, the campus was his set as classmates trailed him, recording a documentary about Kodiak’s nationally ranked cross country runner. “I didn’t expect them to do one, but it feels good,” Thomet said. The documentary is for a school project and will not have a nationwide audience; the same can’t be said for Thomet. The Kodiak High Sch...
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hughes, Lindquist qualify for national meet
Tahna Lindquist and Ila Hughes dominated the Alaska swimming competition this past high school season. Now the dominant duo will take on the best youth swimmers in the nation. The two Kodiak High School juniors are competing at the Speedo Winter Junior National Championships that begin Thursday in Greensboro, N.C. Lindquist and Hughes had to qualify for the elite event that features the top age-group swimmers in t...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wash your hands this winter
To the Editor: The season is upon us when holiday cheer isn’t the only thing in the air — I’m referring to germs, and the sickness that often accompanies them. Earlier this week I was running errands that included the usual trip to the post office. As I was making my way towards the door, the person in front of me suddenly stopped and commenced purging their sinus — sans tissue. After a quick wipe on their leg, th...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet qualifies for Foot Locker Nationals
Levi Thomet didn’t let the weather slow him down Saturday morning in California. In persistent rain and temperatures in the 40s, the Kodiak High School standout runner finished sixth at the Foot Locker West Region cross county championships to punch his ticket to the national championship meet. The Foot Locker Cross Country National Championships are Dec. 14 in San Diego, Calif. at 9 a.m. Alaska Standard Time. The...
Dec 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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