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KHS wrestlers second at Dimond tournament
Kodiak’s string of not producing an individual tournament champion ended Saturday. Senior Charlie Johnson captured the 182-pound title at the Glen Vandergaw wrestling tournament at Dimond High School in Anchorage. Johnson went 3-0 and received the title with a forfeit victory over Chugiak’s Garrett Morrison in the championship match. This was Kodiak’s first individual title since the Robin Hervey Tournament on Nov...
Jan 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girs entertain Colony, Wasilla and Soldotna in five-game conference homestand beginning tonight
The next three weeks will tell a lot about Kodiak’s girls basketball squad. The Bears begin a nightmarish stretch of the season when they face Northern Lights Conference foes Colony, Wasilla and Soldotna in back-to-back-to-back weeks. Wasilla is the top-ranked 4A girls team in the state, while Colony is ranked fourth. Soldotna is no slouch either, posting an early-season 4-1 record. The only thing putting first-ye...
Jan 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia squad blows by Kodiak boys
Kodiak and East Hall, Ga., played to a stalemate in the first quarter Thursday evening. It was all East Hall after that. The Georgia squad sprang for 32 second quarter points and went on to post an 87-65 victory over Kodiak in an opening-round boys basketball game at the Alaska Airlines Classic at West Anchorage High School. Kodiak drops to the consolation bracket, where it will play 2A Delta Junction today at 2:3...
Jan 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak absent in hoop rankings
For the third straight week, Kodiak’s basketball teams were left out of the weekly Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. The Bears’ Northern Lights Conference counterparts were not. Four NLC teams are represented in the poll. Wasilla remained the top team in the 4A girls rankings with a 5-1 record. The Warriors posted an impressive 20-point NLC victory over Palmer on Tuesday. Today and Saturday, Wasilla p...
Jan 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caballa focused on wrestling
When Andrew Caballa found out the Alaska high school wrestling season was extended, the Kodiak High School sophomore was faced with a difficult decision: continue wrestling or stick with basketball — a sport he has played since age 7. He was able to do both last year, as wrestling ended when basketball season started. Not so this year, as the two sports overlap each other. After considering doing both, Caballa dec...
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys fall just short at Colony
A spirited second-half comeback fell just short for Kodiak as it continued its recent struggles against Colony Wednesday evening. Down by 18 points in the third quarter, Kodiak trimmed the deficit to two points in the late stages but couldn’t get over the hump, falling 59-57 in a Northern Lights Conference boys basketball game at Colony High School. This is Kodiak’s 15th consecutive loss to Colony, a streak dating...
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak alumni update: Horn earns GNAC award
Kodiak’s Alysa Horn earned her third career Great Northwest Athletic Conference’s Player of the Week for women’s basketball on Monday. Horn, a junior for the University of Alaska Anchorage, scored a team-high 34 points in a pair of victories over Montana State Billings and Seattle Pacific University last week. On Thursday, Horn netted 19 points in UAA’s 59-50 victory over Billings. On Saturday, she had 15 points a...
Jan 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hoopster schedule mishap has Kodiak boys playing Colony tonight
A communications mishap between two schools had Kodiak’s boys basketball team playing in two places simultaneously this Friday and Saturday. The Bears were scheduled to play at Colony in a pair of Northern Lights Conference games, and at the same time, Kodiak was scheduled to play at the three-day Alaska Airlines Classic 2012 Basketball Tournament at West Anchorage High School. Something had to give. Kodiak moved ...
Jan 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ketchikan boys shoot down Kodiak for title
Before the start of Saturday’s boys championship game, Ketchikan coach Eric Stockhausen told Kyle Day he needed a career performance from him to beat Kodiak. Day delivered in a gargantuan way. The 6-foot-2 guard pumped in a career-high 41 points as the Kings downed the Bears 75-59 in the final contest of the 45th Joe Floyd/Era Aviation Winter Classic Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High School. This is Ketchikan’s...
Jan 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys Joe/Floyd Era Aviation Winter Classic Tournament recap
Friday Kodiak 65, Cordova 39 Ketchikan 54, Thunder Mt. 39 Saturday Ketchikan 75, Kodiak 59 Thunder Mt. 51, Cordova 36 Free-throw champion Jesse Swearingin, Kodiak (69 of 75) 3-point champion Austin Frick, Kodiak All-Tournament team MVP — Jemuel Medina, Kodiak; Kyle Day, Ketchikan. Mark Dulay, Ketchikan; Josh Obas, Kodiak; Keith Nolan, Cordova; Matt Seymour, Thunder Mountain.
Jan 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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