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Mixed results for NLC at state
Wasilla and Colony were the only two Northern Lights Conference schools to pick up wins on the first day of the ASAA/First National Bank of Alaska 4A Basketball State Tournament Thursday at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. Wasilla’s boys and girls were both the top-seeded team in each bracket, and both played like it. The Wasilla boys blew past Lathrop 60-45, while the Wasilla girls beat Palmer 50-31. The Colony girls...
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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March Madness in full swing
The state crowned its 1A/2A basketball champions Wednesday, and beginning today the 3A/4A schools take center stage at Sullivan Arena. And the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska 4A Basketball State Championships has a similar feel to the Northern Lights Conference Tournament played two weeks ago. The girls tournament features four NLC teams with all of them on the same side of the bracket, which means one will advanc...
Mar 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cheerleaders gain state experience
Kodiak’s cheerleaders did not place at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska 2012 State Cheerleading Competition, but they did gain valuable experience. “They did really good; they were really excited to see all the other teams,” Kodiak coach Ashley Chaney said. Kodiak competed against two other schools — Colony and Valdez — in the small-schools co-ed division Tuesday at South Anchorage High School. Colony won the t...
Mar 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bowling resumes for locals Friday
Bowlers from across the state had their chance to bowl in the Alaska Women’s State Bowling Tournament last week. Now it’s Kodiak’s turn. The state tournament resumes Friday at Tropic Lanes and runs through Sunday. All the participants but four will be Kodiak bowlers. Results after first week Division I Top 3 Singles 1. Mary Gatzkiewicz, Fairbanks, 814; 2. Judy Hogenson, Fairbanks, 805; 3. Christina Nee, Salcha, 79...
Mar 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cheerleaders off to state
Kodiak’s basketball squads did not qualify for the state tournament, but the team that cheered them on during the season did. Kodiak High School’s cheerleading squad is participating in today’s ASAA/First National Bank Alaska 2012 State Cheerleading Competition at noon in South Anchorage High School. “We hope to do really well,” first-year coach Ashley Chaney said. “I know we could do better if we had everybody pa...
Mar 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Port Lions absent from 1A girls state tourney
The 1A/2A ASAA First National Bank Alaska 2012 Basketball State Championships started Monday at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. Absent from the field is two-time defending 1A girls champion Port Lions. Port Lions did not have enough girls to field a team this season, so the girls merged with the boys at the school to form a co-ed team. The Kings’ season ended several weeks ago at the Island Championships, which were ...
Mar 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gregory newest women's bowling HOF member
Kodiak’s Joyce Gregory may not be able to partake in this year’s Alaska Women’s State Bowling Tournament, but she did receive the state’s highest honor Saturday night. Gregory was the lone 2012 inductee into the Alaska Women’s Bowling Hall of Fame, which was revealed during opening ceremonies of the 52nd state tournament at Tropic Lanes. Gregory wiped tears from her eyes when her name was announced to the capacity...
Mar 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lepola Jr. signs with Redwoods
Kevin Lepola Jr. has signed his name hundreds of times, but all have paled in comparison to the one he sketched Saturday. Lepola, a senior at Kodiak High School, signed a national letter of intent to play football for the College of the Redwoods, a junior college in northern California, next fall. “I was shaking,” Lepola said. “I was writing my letter and you could see scribbles. It was weird. I have signed bout s...
Mar 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swearingin earns first-team NLC
Jesse Swearingin got his shot to perform at the varsity level this season; and the senior made the most of his opportunity. Swearingin was the only Kodiak basketball player on the Northern Lights Conference’s first team, which was revealed after Saturday’s boys championship game at Wasilla High School. “Jesse had a tremendous senior year,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. “Over the course of the season it was up ...
Mar 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eggemeyer becomes NAIA All-American
Jimmy Eggemeyer’s quest to become a national champion wrestler came up one win short. The Southern Oregon University junior lost to William Penn’s Eric Burgey 5-3 in the 149-pound championship match at the NAIA National Championships Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa. Second, though, is not too shabby in a 32-man bracket. “It was a good tournament,” Eggemeyer said Monday via cellphone from Oregon. “It was kind of a bum...
Mar 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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