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Boskofsky, Manifo claim pentathlon titles
A pair of rookies were triumphant at the Kodiak Invincible Pentathlon.  Port Lions’ Raissa Boskofsky and Kodiak’s Michael Manifo, both competing in their first pentathlon, proved to be the most diversified over the three-day event that concluded Saturday at a breezy Joe Floyd Track and Field.   Boskofsky won three of the five events to accumulate a meet-record 3,221 points. The impressive performance erased Linzee...
Apr 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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New coaches help track and field team
Kodiak High’s track and field team has three new coaches roaming Baranof Park this season. Charlie Russell, Deb Cawthorn and Jim Schnick have replaced Sami King (now at Seward High), Linda Pena and Steve Aragon on the Bears’ coaching staff. Head coach Marcus Dunbar and assistant coach Rob Stauffer fill out the five-person team. All three new bodies offer something different: Russell coaches the jumpers, Schnick th...
Apr 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three rural students qualify for national archery tournament
Three Kodiak Island students are some of the straightest shooters in the state. Ocean Reft and Joseph Brattole, both from Karluk, and Gayle Aga of Larsen Bay qualified for the National NASP Archery Tournament that begins May 10 in Louisville, Ky. They advanced to the national competition by placing in the top five in their grade level at the Alaska State NASP Tournament that concluded at the end of March. Kodiak r...
Apr 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet ranked first in distance races
Kodiak’s track and field team continued to improve on its state rankings this past weekend. Sophomore Levi Thomet leads the state in both the 1,600 and 3,200 meters. His four-lap time is 4 minutes, 26.16 seconds, while his eight-lap mark is an impressive 9:20.40 — 32.20 seconds ahead of teammate Cole Christiansen’s second-best time. Thomet, Christiansen, Clayton Hannah and Levi Fried also have the top mark in the ...
Apr 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet leads Kodiak to runner-up finish at Pro/Whit Championships
For the second straight week, Kodiak’s Levi Thomet put on a spectacular show at The Dome in Anchorage. The Kodiak sophomore won both the 1,600 and 3,200 meters and was named the boys athlete of the meet at the Pro/Whit Indoor Championships Saturday. Kodiak’s boys placed second with 68.5 points — 3.5 points away from first-place Dimond. Kodiak’s girls were eighth with 18 points. “I was impressed that people recogni...
Apr 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tracksters eye school records
Records are meant to be broken, and Kodiak High School track and field coach Marcus Dunbar likes to remind his athletes of that. Plastered on a wall inside the foyer of KHS are two giant billboards displaying Kodiak’s records. “The whole reason I put it up there is for them to look at it,” Dunbar said. Several records might be in jeopardy this track and field season. • Senior Marley Wilkins already has the fifth-f...
Apr 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak owns two top state track and field marks
Through the first two weeks of the season, Kodiak High School’s track and field team has posted two state-leading marks. Sophomore Levi Thomet owns the top 3,200-meter time with a 9-minute, 30.37-second eight-lapper. Teammate Cole Christiansen is second in the state at 9:54.79. Thomet and Christiansen are also part of the 3,200-relay state leading time of 8:23.95. Clayton Hannah and Levi Fried fill out the squad. ...
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Anthony opts for shorter distance
A week after recording one of the fastest 10,000-meter times in NCAA Division II track and field, Dylan Anthony opted for a shorter race. The University of Alaska Anchorage sophomore clocked a 4-minute, 05.68-second time in the 1,500 meters to place 19th at the Willamette Invitational Saturday in Oregon. Anthony placed 12th in his heat, which was the fastest of the three. Brad Prettyman of Clackamas Community Coll...
Apr 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Play ball!
Kodiak High School’s Aaron Polasky pitches to teammate Austin Frick during the blue/gold game Saturday at Baranof Field. The varsity beat the junior varsity 12-5. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Apr 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep track: Thomet sizzles in season-opening meet
Kodiak High School’s Levi Thomet proved Friday he is the distance runner to beat in this track and field season. The super sophomore sizzled in Kodiak’s season-opener with a lightning-quick 3,200-meter time of 9 minutes, 30.37 seconds at the Big C Relays at The Dome in Anchorage. Thomet beat his personal-best time by four seconds and easily topped the 60-man field that included large-school and small-school runner...
Apr 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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