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Dimond shoots past Kodiak
Dimond displayed Friday night why it is the second-best girls basketball team in the state. Behind a perimeter-shooting clinic and a near lockdown defense, the Lynx rolled to a 48-38 nonconference win over third-ranked Kodiak at Kodiak High School that closed the regular season for both squads. Kodiak, which once stood at 17-0, lost six of its final eight games to finish the regular season with a 19-6 record. The ...
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Kodiak boys finish strong at Nikiski
Kodiak’s boys basketball team couldn’t be any hotter heading into this week’s Northern Lights Conference Championships. The Bears extended their win streak to six with a pair of convincing wins at 3A Nikiski over the weekend. On Friday, Kodiak blitzed Nikiski with an 82-48 win, followed by a 89-47 victory on Saturday. The Bears finish the regular season 15-9, which is the most regular-season victories for Kodiak s...
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No. 2 Dimond faces No. 3 Kodiak
A marquee matchup between state-ranked girls basketball teams will close out the gymnasium at Kodiak High School. Third-ranked Kodiak entertains No. 2 Dimond tonight and Saturday in the final basketball games played in the current gym and the final games of the regular season. The gym will close sometime in the spring as renovations begin. Kodiak sports historian Joe Floyd said the gym has been used since the 1969...
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Kodiak ESS ends season with loss to Seldovia
Kodiak Emerging Small Schools’ first appearance at the Peninsula Conference Championships ended Thursday morning. The Ravens fell behind early and never recovered in a 56-38 loss to Seldovia in a boys basketball game at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage. Kodiak ESS ends its season with a 4-6 record after dropping back-to-back tournament games. This was the first time a co-op basketball team has represented th...
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Patterson adjusts to Alaska hoops
New to Kodiak last May, Holly Patterson had second thoughts about trying out for basketball. It took some convincing from her mom to play her senior year in a different environment than what she grew accustomed to while living in Idaho. “I wanted my senior year, I’m just bummed that I didn’t get to have it with all the girls that I played basketball with since middle school,” Patterson said. “But, it is cool to ha...
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Kodiak boys finish at Nikiski
Kodiak’s boys basketball team takes a four-game winning streak into its final regular-season games at Nikiski. Today’s game tips at 7:30 p.m., while Saturday’s contest begins at 3 p.m. Both are nonconference games. “I’m hoping we come out of there with two wins and nobody gets hurt,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. “We are going to be down a little bit as a couple of our players are going to stay home and nurse ...
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Kodiak girls take to the mats
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer Five Kodiak wrestlers will test their skills Saturday at the USGWA Girls State Championships at Service High School in Anchorage. This is an unofficial high school girls state championship since the Alaska School Activities Association does not have a separate tournament for girls. “It is probably the only time of the year that they get to wrestle just girls. It is not as high pres...
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Kodiak ESS falls in Peninsula Conference opener
It took Kodiak ESS an entire half to adjust to an early wakeup call Wednesday morning. Unfortunately for the Ravens, the first-half deficit was too much to overcome in their 53-36 loss to Nanwalek in a Peninsula Conference Championship boys basketball game at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage. Nanwalek led 16-8 after the first quarter and 26-13 at halftime. “The first half we were just really tight, a lot of ...
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Prep hoops: Kodiak girls stay at No. 3
Kodiak’s girls basketball team has lost its last four Northern Lights Conference games, but still remains the third-best 4A team in the state. For the third consecutive week, the Bears (19-5) check in behind Wasilla and Dimond in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches weekly rankings, released Wednesday. Kodiak lost a pair of games to No. 1 Wasilla (23-0) last week and will face No. 2 Dimond on Friday and Sa...
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Kodiak ESS attempts to qualify for the 1A state basketball tournament
The biggest challenge Russ Scotter faces when piecing together a team from three rural schools is getting his players together under one roof. On Monday night at Main Elementary, Kodiak’s Emerging Small Schools basketball team practiced for only the sixth time in the past eight weeks. Five players — four were weathered out in Akhiok — listened to every word Scotter said as he walked them through zone defenses and ...
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