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Kodiak tumbles in rankings
Kodiak football remained in the mid-small school rankings despite dropping a 49-7 decision to Palmer on Saturday. The Bears, though, tumbled from No. 2 to No. 5 in the latest Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network poll released Monday afternoon. Palmer stayed at No. 2 in the large school rankings. The Bears had their chance in the first half of Saturday’s game to stay with the Moose. The game turned in a heartbeat nea...
Aug 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS volleyball serves up sushi fundraiser
Members of the Kodiak High School volleyball team make sushi rolls for a fundraiser Saturday at KHS. The team rolled more than 650 rolls and raised more than $5,000 for the program, coach Amy Willis said. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Aug 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak cross country second at Skyview
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Another meet, another one-two finish for Kodiak’s Levi Thomet and Cole Christiansen. The Bears’ talented cross country duo finished first and second at Saturday’s Skyview Invitational on the Tsalteshi Trails. Last week, Thomet and Christiansen were the top two finishers at the Bartlett Invitational. This week, Thomet got a 5-kilometer win in 16 minutes, 11.8 seconds, while Christiansen clocked a...
Aug 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Palmer runs through Kodiak
The battle of state-ranked No. 2 teams went the way of the home team. Palmer, debuting its new artificial turf field, ran all over Kodiak Saturday in a 49-7 nonconference football victory at Machetanz Field in Palmer. Kodiak came into its battle with Palmer as the mid-small schools No. 2 team in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network, and riding a two-game winning streak to begin the season. The Bears viewed this ...
Aug 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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High school football scores: Week 3
Friday Colony 39, Wasilla 20 Dimond 25, Eagle River 10 Service 50, East Anchorage 28 West Valley 13, Lathrop 12 Soldotna 73, Skyview 7 Nikiski 49, Houston 25 Saturday South Anchorage 49, Bartlett 0 West Anchorage 48, Chugiak 13 Palmer 49, Kodiak 7 Homer 20, Kenai 0 Eielson 53, Valdez 6 Sitka 29, Monroe 28 Barrow 25, Lathrop JV 20 Thunder Mt. 55, Ketchikan 21 North Pole 46, Juneau 27
Aug 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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No. 2s face off Saturday
Saturday’s game between Kodiak and Palmer features a pair of state-ranked football teams. Both teams enter ranked No. 2 in their respective polls and are both 2-0 to begin the season. One winning streak will come to an end when the buzzer sounds. “I would like to go to Palmer and see how we compare against a large school and try to walk away with a win,” Kodiak coach Jim Schnick said. “This is a pride game for us....
Aug 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak looks to close gap between runners
Kodiak found out last Saturday that its quest for the school’s fourth boys cross country state title isn’t going to come easy. The Bears had the top two finishers at the Bartlett Invitational, but still finished behind West Valley and Service in the team standings. Fairbanks-based West Valley placed four runners in the top 7, while its fifth wasn’t too far behind in 14th. “What we found out is that West Valley is ...
Aug 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Preparing for a ferry ride
Crossing the Shelikof Strait is nothing new for Steven Leitheiser. As a football player for Kodiak, and now as the Bears’ high school league coordinator, he has taken the ferry to Homer more times than he can remember. “I have done this trip so many times, it is a part of life,” said Leitheiser, a 2008 Kodiak graduate. He adds another ferry trip to his total today when Kodiak departs for its Saturday game at Palme...
Aug 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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High School football picks: Aiming for another perfect week
I’m no Felix Hernandez, but I joined him last week in the Perfect Club Lounge. Hernandez pitched the first perfect game in the 35-year history of the Seattle Mariners, while I authored a perfect week in picking high school football games. If you ask me, both are astonishing feats. I went 7-0 last week to up my season total to 14-3 for a winning percentage of .823. I guess I should stop now while I’m above my seaso...
Aug 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS swimmers prepare for upcoming meets
Since the second week of August, Kodiak High School’s swim team has been racking up yardage at the Kodiak Community Pool. Between two practices a day, Kodiak swimmers swim a combined 11,000 yards nearly every day — the equivalent of 110 football field-length sprints. That is a lot of swimming, but swimming that needs to be done as the Bears head into their first meet of the season, which is still more than a week ...
Aug 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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