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Dunbar named coach of year
Kodiak’s Marcus Dunbar earned a top award last week. Dunbar was voted the top boys coach in Alaska in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Association’s inaugural high school cross country coach of the year list. One boys coach and one girls coach from each of the 50 states were honored for their successes during the 2014 season. Dunbar is now in consideration for the association’s first-ever National High S...
Jan 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS wrestling wins three titles at North Pole
Kodiak took five wrestlers to the John Tobin Invitational and three of them walked away as a champion. Joel Valdez, Levi Fried and Nolan Wandersee all earned titles Saturday at North Pole High School in Fairbanks. Kodiak placed seventh out of 11 teams with 88 points. South won with 205.5, while Wasilla finished second with 149 points. Valdez went 3-0 in the tournament and pinned Wasilla’s Berit Sturgeon in the 120...
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls rally from 12 points to top East
East Anchorage won the 48th Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament girls’ title, but it was Kodiak that got the final celebration. The Bears avenged an early-season loss to the T-Birds, by rallying from a 12-point deficit for a 43-40 victory Saturday at Kodiak High School. East, Kodiak and Lathrop all ended with a 2-1 tournament record. The T-Birds claimed their first Floyd title since 1992 by ...
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Canete-Hall knocks off Kodiak in return to hometown
A season ago, Kodiak fans watched Alec Canete-Hall lead the Bears to their first Northern Lights Conference title in 13 years. On Saturday, they watched Canete-Hall — wearing a No. 13 blue East Anchorage jersey— pick apart his former team in the final game of the 48th Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High. Canete-Hall stroked four 3-pointers and scored a team-high 16 points as E...
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Joe Floyd results
Thursday Boys West Valley 55, Kodiak 30 Friday Boys Kodiak 53, Mt. Edgecumbe 30 West Valley 77, East 71 Girls Kodiak 48, Mt. Edgecumbe 40 Lathrop 37, Kodiak 34 East 73, Mt. Edgecumbe 28 Saturday Boys East 84, Kodiak 60 East 75, Mt. Edgecumbe 44 West Valley 72, Mt. Edgecum- be 57 Girls Kodiak 43, East 40 East 65, Lathrop 57 Lathrop 63, Mt. Edgecumbe 60 Individual awards Girls Free throw — Kayhe Yu, Kodiak (56 of 75...
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestlers off to Fairbanks
Half a dozen Kodiak High School wrestlers are attending the John Tobin Invitational in North Pole. The tournament begins today and concludes Saturday. This is Kodiak’s first competition since competing at the West Anchorage Christmas Classic on Dec. 20. The team has spent the past couple weeks practicing and moving into the new mat room at KHS. Kodiak coach Pat Costello said Jay-Ar Small, Levi Fried and Nolan Wand...
Jan 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friday at the Floyd: Kodiak girls split, boys win
Krista Hicks challenged her team to play defense during her halftime speech. The girls gave their coach what she wanted. With a lockdown fourth quarter, Kodiak picked up a 48-40 victory over 3A Mt. Edgecumbe at the 48th Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament Friday afternoon at Kodiak High School. This was Kodiak's first game in the tournament, as its opener on Thursday was cancelled because Mt...
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West Valley buries Kodiak, 55-30
After the first half, Kodiak coach David Anderson felt he had West Valley right where he wanted them: Wolfpack 19, Bears 15. Then the second half started. West Valley of Fairbanks buried four 3-pointers in the first four minutes and cruised to a comfortable 55-30 boys basketball victory in the opening game of the 48th Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament Thursday evening at Kodiak High. “We p...
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Floyd teams stuck in Anchorage
Kodiak boys basketball coach David Anderson was prepared to open the Joe Floyd/Ravn Alaska Winter Classic Basketball Tournament against Mt. Edgecumbe. That didn’t happen. He was told earlier in the day that his team was going to play West Valley, a squad that placed fifth at last year’s 4A state tournament. The switcheroo was because West Valley was the only visiting team to arrive for the first day of The Floyd. ...
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School district: Coach Costello no longer employee
Sean Costello, the reigning 4A wrestling coach of the year, is no longer in charge of Kodiak High School’s program, the Kodiak Island Borough School District announced Wednesday. “All I can say is that he is no longer a KIBSD employee,” director of school and student services Ron Bryant said. “Since it is a personnel issue, we can’t discuss personnel issues with the media.” Reached by phone Wednesday, Costello did...
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