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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...
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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.
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Kodiak wrestlers third at Colony
Kodiak’s wrestling team continued its solid season Friday by placing third in the Colony Invitational at Colony High School. The Bears netted four runner-up finishers while scoring 164.5 points. Wasilla won the team title with 241 points, followed by Service at 236 points. Andrew Caballa (106), Francis Llorente (120), Cameron White (132) and Charlie Johnson (182) all placed second for Kodiak. Caballa, White and Jo...
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Klawock girls capture Joe Floyd title
Nobody expected the Klawock girls to become the darlings of the 45th Joe Floyd/Era Aviation Winter Classic Basketball Tournament.  But, by the end of the three-day tournament, they had won the hearts of Kodiak fans.  The tiny 2A school on the west coast of Prince of Wales Island proved that size doesn’t matter.  The Chieftains disposed of Cordova, Kodiak and Thunder Mountain — schools more than 10 times the size o...
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Taan pushes KHS girls past Cordova to finish second
Stephanie Dandliker wasn’t pleased with her team’s first-half performance against Cordova Saturday evening.  So, the first-year Kodiak girls basketball coach let the players know about it during her halftime talk.  “I challenged them and said, ‘When are you guys going to get sick of this? Coming out and having no energy and having teams do what they want to do instead of us dictating the tempo of the game,’” Dandl...
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Defense carries Kodiak boys to victory
For nearly three weeks, Kodiak worked on defense, defense and more defense. The repetition in practice paid off Thursday evening. The Bears’ swarming defense frustrated Thunder Mountain most of the night, as Kodiak reeled off a 53-42 victory on the first night of the 45th Joe Floyd/Era Aviation Winter Classic Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High School. “We always play fairly good defense, regardless if our offens...
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Hughes ignites Kodiak girls in second half
Ila Hughes proved Thursday evening that she is more than just a state champion swimmer. The freshman provided a much-needed offensive spark for the Kodiak girls in the second half, igniting the Bears to a 37-29 victory over Thunder Mountain in the nightcap of the 45th Joe Floyd/Era Aviation Winter Classic Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High School. Hughes scored all of her nine points in the second half on a vari...
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Kodiak grapplers split a pair of matches
After nearly three weeks off, Kodiak High School’s wrestling team was back in action Thursday night at Colony High School. Kodiak fell 31-29 to Palmer and beat a combined Bartlett/West Valley team. Andrew Caballa, Leo Cruz, Levi Fried, Ja-Ar Small, Francis Llorente, Charlie Johnson and Josh Yavorski all won two matches. “It was a good dual meet,” Kodiak coach Pat Costello said about the two-point loss to Palmer. “...
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KHS grapplers begin stretch run
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer Kodiak’s wrestling squad has been hibernating for more than two weeks. The Bears, the No. 4-ranked team in Alaska, wake up today to begin the stretch drive of their schedule. Kodiak travels to Colony tonight for a pair of duals before Friday’s Colony Invite. “Pretty much everybody in the state is going to be there,” Kodiak coach Pat Costello said. “And just like us, most of them ha...
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NLC teams dominate hoop polls
Four Northern Lights Conference teams appear in the second Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches high school poll that was released Wednesday. The Wasilla boys are ranked second in the 4A state poll, while the Wasilla girls are tops, followed by Colony at second and Palmer in fourth. Topping the boys list is Service. Dimond is third, Juneau-Douglas fourth and Bartlett fifth. On the girls side, West Valley is th...
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