Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
KHS wrestlers head to Palmer
Kodiak coach Pat Costello was pleased with his team’s season-opening performance at the Peninsula Duals. The Bears placed fifth, going 6-1. The team’s only loss came to Northern Lights Conference rival Palmer. “Our technique was pretty good for the opening weekend,” the longtime coach said. “We wrestled pretty intense.” Andrew Caballa and Kerry Powers both emerged undefeated at 7-0. The big surprises were Aaron Ro...
Nov 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fulp signs with UAA hoops
Damien Fulp, grandson of former Kodiak residents Ian and Judy Fulp, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball for University of Alaska Anchorage. Fulp, a senior at Colony High, was named the Northern Lights Conference’s most valuable player last season after he posted 14.4 points, 4.1 assists, 3.1 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.1 blocks per game. “We are very excited to add Damien to our program,” UAA ...
Nov 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Nikolavesk claims Invite title
Nikolavesk was crowned the champion of the first Kodiak Rural Schools Mixed-Six Volleyball Invitational Saturday. The tiny Kenai Peninsula school swept Tanalian 25-12, 25-16, 25-21 in the championship match at the Kodiak Middle School. Nikolavesk topped a field of six teams — half of them comprised of Kodiak rural students. Twenty-three students from Ouzinkie, Akhiok, Larsen Bay, Port Lions and Karluk came togethe...
Nov 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak finishes third at state
Kodiak’s historic volleyball season came up just short of the ultimate prize. Being the third best 4A team in the state is a pretty nice consolation prize. “I’m so proud of them,” Kodiak coach Amy Willis said. “They put in all the time and energy and were rewarded. Third in state is such a great accomplishment.” The Bears’ dream of winning the school’s first volleyball state title were shattered in a 25-21, 11-25,...
Nov 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
KHS wrestlers place fifth at Peninsula Duals
Kodiak wrestling started the season with a fifth-place finish at the Peninsula Duals Saturday at Nikiski High School. Kodiak, the tournament runner-up a year ago, edged Homer 45-33 in the fifth-place match. Andrew Caballa (120), Jay-Ar Small (126), Takahiro Kishimoto (132), Aaron Rohr (138), Josh Yavorsky (170), Kerry Powers (195), Logan Owens (220) and Leo Sega (285) all earned victories for Kodiak in the final d...
Nov 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak goes 1-1 on first day of 4A state volleyball tournament
The dream of winning a 4A state volleyball title isn’t dead. It just got a lot harder to achieve. Hours after Kodiak earned its first state tournament win in more than a decade, perennial powerhouse South Anchorage swept the Bears out of the winners’ bracket, 28-26, 25-21, 25-21, in a quarterfinal match at the state championships Thursday evening at Chugiak High School. Now, Kodiak must fight through the losers’ b...
Nov 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak wrestling begins new season
The three-month wrestling season begins today for Kodiak. The Bears are partaking in the Peninsula Duals at Nikiski High School, an event the team placed second at a year ago. Many of the wrestlers from last year are back, which should not only set up for a good showing this weekend, but for the entire season. “We are looking pretty good region-wise,” third-year Kodiak coach Sean Costello said. “Even state-wise, I...
Nov 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak sets sights on volleyball title
Kodiak volleyball has taken on a new role this season. The Bears have gone from underdogs to favorites and along the way have gained a lot of fans. The team is not only playing for Kodiak but for all the small 4A schools across the state. “When we go places, people are rooting for us,” veteran coach Amy Willis said. “People are patting us on the back and are excited … if we can be the representation of the small s...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Wandersee a clutch performer
Kodiak coach Amy Willis has preached the importance of team play this season. That philosophy has worked. The Bears are having their best season in program history. They enter today’s 4A state championships as the Northern Lights Conference champions with a 17-1 record. As much as volleyball is a team game, it’s hard to look past Kodiak’s 6-foot-2 outside hitter, Hannah Wandersee. She was named the NLC player of t...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kodiak hosts mix-six volleyball tournament
While Kodiak High School’s volleyball team is finishing its season at the 4A state tournament in Anchorage, another island team will be making its season debut. On Friday and Saturday, the Kodiak Emerging Small Schools team is hosting the first Kodiak Rural Schools Mixed-Six Volleyball Invitational. The five-team tournament begins 4 p.m. Friday at Kodiak Middle School with round-robin play and concludes with a dou...
Nov 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category