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Kodiak boys in line for eighth Region III track title
There is no reason to believe Kodiak’s boys will not win their eighth consecutive Region III track and field title. The Bears have dominated the competition this season and possess the premier distance runners in the state. Coach Marcus Dunbar isn’t ordering championship shirts just yet; he won’t breathe a sigh of relief until the final event concludes Saturday afternoon at Nikiski High School. On paper, Kodiak ha...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball prepares for sprint to the finish
After two weeks of canceled games, the Southcentral Conference baseball season has been condensed into a two-week sprint. That sprint begins this weekend with 10 games involving all eight conference teams.  The Bears play Wasilla and Colony and will make up their games with Homer and Kenai. The Homer and Kenai games were canceled last week due to unplayable field conditions on the Peninsula. Because there are only...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS softball heads to Anchorage
After spending a year away from softball, Kodiak’s Megan Pyles is making up for lost time. Through the first eight games of the season, Pyles has cemented herself in the middle of the Bears’ batting order. The junior sports the team’s second-highest batting average at .412 (7 for 17), with five runs batted in and four runs scored. “I had struggles with hitting right when we got started, but it got better at the Si...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak softball finishes third at Sitka Invite
Kodiak’s softball team went 2-4 to finish third at the Sitka Invitational over the weekend. Despite the third-place finish in the four-team round-robin tournament, the Bears picked up the biggest win in coach Sam Catt’s three years — a 9-5 victory over last year’s small-school state champion Sitka. That was Sitka’s only loss during the tournament, as the Wolves finished first, Homer second and Thunder Mountain fou...
May 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS baseball games on Peninsula canceled
Kodiak’s four-game baseball trip to the Kenai Peninsula turned into a night at the movies. After Friday and Saturday’s doubleheaders were canceled, the Kodiak team used their downtime to eat pizza and watch “Iron Man 3” before returning to the island Saturday. The trip was cut short because of unplayable field conditions on the Peninsula. No more than 15 minutes into Thursday’s ferry trip to Homer, Kodiak baseball...
May 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep track: Bears sweep Kodiak Invite
Kodiak’s boys turned in a pair of state-leading marks to win their final tune-up track and field meet before the postseason. Michael Manifo and Levi Thomet each collected three victories to power the Bears to a 37-point victory over West Anchorage at the Kodiak Invitational Saturday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Marley Wilkins led the Kodiak girls to an easy 82-point triumph over West, while Port Lions, with its t...
May 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS soccer club heads to Kenai Peninsula for three games
As a Kodiak High student, senior Jesus Melendez has never been able to represent his school while playing his favorite sport — soccer. That will change Monday. Melendez and 16 of his classmates will become the first to play a soccer match for Kodiak High School when the team battles Nikiski. Monday’s game is just the first of three during a three-day swing through the Kenai Peninsula. While the new team is only a ...
May 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep sports: Track home, diamond sports away this weekend
Kodiak High School’s softball and baseball teams will get an endurance test this weekend. The softball team plays six games in two days, while the baseball team plays doubleheaders on back-to-back days. Kodiak’s track team is at home for the third consecutive weekend and is hosting the Kodiak Invitational. Service and West Anchorage, both from the Cook Inlet Conference, and Port Lions join Kodiak for the two-day m...
May 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingfishers pile up awards at state meet
The Kodiak Kingfishers concluded the swimming season with a pile of awards at the Alaska Junior Olympic Championship last weekend in Anchorage. Talon Lindquist won seven events and was named the male swimmer of the year, while Ila Hughes captured four events and was named the female swimmer of the year. Kingfisher coach John Lindquist was voted the senior coach of the year. His son, Talon, was the top point-scorer...
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep track: Obas leads Kodiak to victory
For the past four years, Kodiak’s Josh Obas displayed his quickness on the basketball court. On Friday and Saturday, he showcased his speediness in Kodiak’s inaugural track and field meet at the newly renovated Baranof Park by dominating the sprint events. Obas accounted for six of the Kodiak boys’ 15 victories to help the Bears earn a weekend sweep of Anchorage Christian and Seward. Kodiak’s girls also picked up ...
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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