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Alumni update: Lindquist shines at NAU meet
Jori Lindquist of Northern Arizona University had a monster swim meet Saturday against Grand Canyon University. Lindquist, a freshman, anchored the 400-meter freestyle team that finished with a winning time of 3 minutes, 55.54 seconds. She also anchored the runner-up 200 medley relay that finished in 1:59.77. Lindquist finished second in the 100 backstroke in 1:05.47 and got fourth place in the 200 backstroke with...
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak ESS picks up basketball win
The Kodiak Emerging Small School’s basketball team picked up a 51-37 win over Kodiak’s C team in a boys basketball game Monday at Kodiak Middle School. Wade Bartelson scored 21 points for the Ravens, while Justin Phillips added 19 points. Frankie Guevara led Kodiak with nine points. ESS led 15-6 after the first quarter and 25-16 at halftime. The Ravens, a team comprised of students from Kodiak Island rural schools...
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Kodiak boys extend winning streak to 6
Kodiak showed no signs of being tired Monday evening against Palmer. Playing in their third game in four days, the Bears raced out to a 23-point first-half lead and cruised to a 72-42 Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory at Kodiak High. Kodiak beat Colony on Friday and Saturday in the Mat-Su Valley and only got one day of rest before entertaining Palmer. Kodiak was originally scheduled to host Palmer...
Feb 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Valdez, Powers claim wrestling titles
On Saturday night, Joel Valdez and Kerry Powers became Kodiak High School’s newest state champions. The two earned their titles at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska 4A Wrestling State Championships at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. Valdez took the 113-pound title with an injury default victory over Matt Glover of South Anchorage, while Powers edged rival Caleb Deemer of Palmer, 1-0, in the 195-pound champion...
Feb 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys end Colony drought
The drought is over. Kodiak’s boys basketball team snapped a 16-game losing skid against Colony with an entertaining 63-61 Northern Lights Conference victory Friday at Colony. The next night Kodiak started its own streak against Colony with an even more impressive 63-48 win. The Bears’ last victory against the Mat-Su Valley school was during the 2005-2006 season. That was also Kodiak’s last NLC regular-season swee...
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Caballa hopes to end career with title
Sitting in the Main Elementary School bleachers on Wednesday afternoon, Andrew Caballa exclaimed, “This is my last practice of my senior career.” Caballa’s outstanding wrestling career at Kodiak High School comes to an end Saturday at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Wrestling State Championships at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. Wrestling begins at 10 a.m. today and resumes 9 a.m. on Saturday. The champion...
Feb 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak ESS hosts hoops tournament
The Kodiak Emerging Small School’s basketball team is hosting a three-day tournament that begins Monday at Kodiak Middle School. Joining ESS is the ESS junior varsity, the Kodiak High School boys C squad and Nanwalek. The round-robin tournament features five games — two games on both Monday and Tuesday and one on Wednesday. Games begin at 6 p.m. each day. Kodiak ESS is comprised of students from Akhiok, Old Harbor...
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Kodiak boys looking to break skid against Colony
Kodiak boys basketball coach David Anderson is hoping to finally solve the Colony Knights this weekend. Anderson is winless in six tries against the Knights — the only Northern Lights Conference team he hasn’t beaten during his three seasons. In fact, Colony owns a 16-game winning streak over Kodiak. The Bears last victory was during the 2005-2006 campaign. Kodiak has been close to ending the skid. Last year, Colo...
Feb 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak hoops remain in state poll
Both of Kodiak High School’s basketball teams remained in the latest Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches rankings. Kodiak’s girls (16-0) stayed at No. 1, while Kodiak’s boys (7-5) remained at No. 5 in the rankings released Wednesday. West Anchorage girls moved up a spot to No. 2, while Soldotna dropped a spot to No. 3. Soldotna remained undefeated with a 63-5 trouncing of North Pole Wednesday at the Dimond La...
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Kodiak girls No. 3 in WPI
The Alaska School Activities Association released its first Winning Percentage Index of the basketball season earlier this week. Kodiak’s girls are third, while the boys are ninth. The WPI measures the strength of a team’s schedule and how it does against that schedule. Neither margin of victory nor location of games is considered and only games against 4A teams count. The WPI is used to determine the two at-large...
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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