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Prep hoops: Palmer sweeps Kodiak boys
Six games into the Northern Lights Conference schedule, Kodiak boys basketball coach David Anderson can’t believe his eyes.  After getting swept at Palmer on back-to-back nights, the Bears have fallen to 1-5 in the NLC, 9-9 overall.  Kodiak is tied with Kenai for last in the six-team conference. Palmer is second at 4-2.  “I would have never even thought we would have been in that position this year,” Anderson said...
Feb 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle school volleyball
A Kodiak Christian School/St. Mary player hits the ball during the Kodiak Middle School volleyball tournament Tuesday at KMS. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Feb 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys rebound against Chugiak
Kodiak rode the hot hand of Austin Frick to get back on the winning track Thursday evening. Frick hit five 3-pointers and scored a game-high 19 points to power the Bears to a 59-41 non-conference boys basketball victory at Chugiak. Elijah Hiner chipped in 12 points, while Germain Jimenez added 10 points for Kodiak. It didn’t take long for Kodiak to forget about last Saturday’s one-point defeat to Colony. The Bears...
Feb 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls escape with win over Colony
Facing Colony for the third time this season, Kodiak’s girls escaped with a 39-35 basketball win Thursday evening at the Lady Lynx Prep Tournament at Dimond High. In a defensive battle, Kodiak needed a second-half surge to remain undefeated on the season at 17-0. The Bears now face Dimond in a highly anticipated semifinal game today at 8 p.m. The game can be seen live at www.alaskasportslive.net. The Lynx beat Ket...
Feb 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls improve to 16-0 with win over Chugiak
Hannah Wandersee enjoys playing Chugiak. The Kodiak junior posted a double-double in the Bears’ 57-33 victory over the Mustangs Wednesday afternoon at the Lady Lynx Basketball Tournament at Dimond High in Anchorage. Wandersee scored a game-high 16 points – 12 in the first half — and grabbed 10 rebounds. Earlier this season, Wandersee scored a career-high 24 points in a 53-30 win over Chugiak. The 24-point win keep...
Feb 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls move to No. 2 in state rankings
Kodiak’s girls zoomed past Dimond in the latest Alaska Association of Basketball coaches rankings. The Bears (15-0) moved up a spot to No. 2 in the rankings that were released Wednesday. Wasilla remains the top team in the girls 4A rankings, while Dimond slipped from No. 2 to No. 3. Colony and Lathrop round out the top five. Service and East Anchorage remained the top two teams in the boys 4A rankings. Dimond move...
Feb 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep hoops: Kodiak boys look to rebound after loss
The short week couldn’t have come at a better time for Kodiak’s boys basketball team. Coming off a heartbreak defeat to Colony, Kodiak is back on the court at 7:30 p.m. today in a nonconference game at Chugiak. “It is good to come right out of those games and get right into the next games,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. Kodiak (8-7) lost for the third time in four games when Colony’s Joe Gray hit a game-winnin...
Feb 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak, Wasilla and Dimond all at Lady Lynx Tournament
Something has to give at the Lady Lynx Tournament that begins today at Dimond High School. Kodiak and Wasilla both enter the four-day tournament undefeated at 15-0, while Dimond is undefeated in Alaska at 9-0. The Lynx are 14-2 overall, with both losses against teams from Nevada. Kodiak coach Stephanie Smiley isn’t focusing on the other teams in the tournament; she is putting her attention on today’s opponent: Chu...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NLC power rankings: Wasilla remains perfect
Kodiak’s girls grabbed the top spot in the Northern Lights Conference standings, but remain No. 2 in the Kodiak Daily Mirror’s weekly basketball power rankings. That’s because Wasilla cruised past Ketchikan in a pair of nonconference games to match Kodiak’s 15-0 start. Colony’s boys firmly cemented itself as the favorite in the NLC after edging Kodiak in a pair of contests. Girls 1. Wasilla (15-0 overall, 5-0 NLC)...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep hoops: Bears fall short
The Colony curse struck Kodiak again. Kodiak’s boys basketball team was on the cusp of ending a long losing drought to Colony when the Knights’ Joe Gray drained a 3-pointer with 2.5 seconds left in Saturday’s game, lifting his team to a 27-26 Northern Lights Conference win at Kodiak High. Coupled with Colony’s 51-44 win on Friday, Kodiak has lost 14 consecutive regular-season games to the Mat-Su Valley school. The...
Feb 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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