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KHS soccer club goes 2-1
Kodiak High School’s first soccer excursion was a successful one. The Bears’ soccer club went 2-1 during its three-day swing through the Kenai Peninsula that concluded last Wednesday. Kodiak’s co-ed club beat Skyview 5-3 and Homer 2-0 but fell to Nikiski 4-0. Coach Eric Waltenbaugh said the first-ever soccer trip by a Kodiak team whetted the appetite of the players. “We are just kind of building energy and seeing ...
May 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Track: Bears send 16 to state
Kodiak High School’s track and field team qualified 16 athletes to the 4A state championships that begin Friday in Fairbanks. Kodiak’s boys are in the running for the program’s first state title since 2007. Leading the charge is sophomore Levi Thomet. The distance runner has the state’s top times in the 1,600 meters (4 minutes, 24.42 seconds) and the 3,200 meters (9:24.12). He is also seeded fourth in the 800. Kod...
May 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak softball goes 2-2
Battling through a slew of injuries, Kodiak’s softball team went 2-2 during a three-day swing through the Mainland. Kodiak started the trip with a costly 6-5 win over Bartlett Thursday in Anchorage Leading 5-2 in the fifth, pitcher Kaia Yatsik was drilled in the knee by a line drive. She came out of the game and was taken to the hospital Friday morning for x-rays. Head coach Sam Catt said the x-rays didn’t reveal ...
May 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball goes 2-2 on road trip
Kodiak’s baseball team had a mixed bag of results on its four-game swing through the Mat-Su Valley. The Bears went 2-2 during the two-day trip, which puts them at 3-2 in the Southcentral Conference, 4-2 overall. On Friday, Kodiak earned a pair of decisive victories, beating Homer 12-5 and Wasilla 16-4. Kodiak lost both Saturday games on walk-offs. Kenai completed a come-from-behind 6-5 win with a bases-loaded walk...
May 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Track and field: Kodiak boys win eighth Region III title
Eight was Kodiak’s lucky number at the Region III Track and Field Championships.  The Bears boys won eight events that paved the path to their eighth consecutive region title Saturday at Nikiski High School.  Kodiak tallied 168 points to top runner-up Colony by 45 points. The 400-meter run was the only event that did not yield points for the Bears.  “It never gets old. We are thrilled,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar ...
May 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boskofsky wins two Region II track titles
Port Lions made a statement at its first Region II Track and Field Championships Saturday at Su Valley High School.  The Kings’ two girls — Raissa Boskofsky and Emma Nelson — tied Kenny Lake for fourth out of 11 teams. The duo accounted for 40 points and only came eight points shy of placing in the top three.  Boskofsky romped to victory in both the 300 hurdles and the high jump.  She won the high jump with a mark...
May 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hannah running with confidence
Quick, name the four members of Kodiak’s 3,200-meter relay team who won a state title last season.  The first three are Cole Christiansen, Levi Fried and Jordan Fogle. Those are the easy ones; the fourth is a head scratcher.  Think really hard. Give up?  It’s Clayton Hannah.  Don’t be ashamed; Hannah is a tough one to remember. While Kodiak was winning last year’s Region III Championship meet, Hannah was at the st...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys in line for eighth Region III track title
There is no reason to believe Kodiak’s boys will not win their eighth consecutive Region III track and field title. The Bears have dominated the competition this season and possess the premier distance runners in the state. Coach Marcus Dunbar isn’t ordering championship shirts just yet; he won’t breathe a sigh of relief until the final event concludes Saturday afternoon at Nikiski High School. On paper, Kodiak ha...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball prepares for sprint to the finish
After two weeks of canceled games, the Southcentral Conference baseball season has been condensed into a two-week sprint. That sprint begins this weekend with 10 games involving all eight conference teams.  The Bears play Wasilla and Colony and will make up their games with Homer and Kenai. The Homer and Kenai games were canceled last week due to unplayable field conditions on the Peninsula. Because there are only...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS softball heads to Anchorage
After spending a year away from softball, Kodiak’s Megan Pyles is making up for lost time. Through the first eight games of the season, Pyles has cemented herself in the middle of the Bears’ batting order. The junior sports the team’s second-highest batting average at .412 (7 for 17), with five runs batted in and four runs scored. “I had struggles with hitting right when we got started, but it got better at the Si...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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