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Kodiak track hosts Service
Kodiak hosts Service today and Saturday in the Bears’ first home track meet of the season. Today’s meet begins with field events at 3 p.m. with running events starting an hour later. “Our goal is to get the whole team competing together in the same meet,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. “It is sort of like a workout weekend, even though they are competing they are doing lots of events over the two days.” Since it...
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Palmer gets new coaches
Palmer High School will have a pair of new basketball coaches next season. According to the Frontiersman, the school has hired Chuck Martin to lead the boys and Elgin Hollins to coach the girls. Martin replaced Brandon Blake, who retired earlier this year. Martin compiled a 283-89 record while spending a combined 14 seasons at Houston, Colony and Wasilla. He has also coached at NAIA The Master’s College in Califor...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS soccer prepares to host Nikiski
Losing two matches by a combined score of 29-0 would cause some people to throw in the towel, but not the players on Kodiak’s girls soccer team. They used it as a learning experience. “It was something interesting and new. We have a bunch of room for growth, but overall I think we did good for our first games,” junior captain Jie Canete said. Call it an education in varsity soccer for a first-year program. Kenai, ...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former KHS wrestler killed in car accident
The Kodiak High School wrestling program lost a member of its family over the weekend. Kevin Gonzalez-Bermuduz, 20, died early Sunday morning when the car he was driving struck a tree off Northern Lights Boulevard near the University of Alaska Anchorage, according to a release from the Anchorage Police Department. Kodiak coach Pat Costello couldn’t believe the news when he heard it. “It is a sad state for everybod...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak blows past West Valley
Brandan Pickett entered Saturday’s contest against West Valley with only four innings pitched in his entire Kodiak baseball career. The senior surpassed that with a brilliant performance at a drizzly Baranof Field. Pickett twirled a one-hit shutout to power Kodiak to a 12-0 nonconference victory over West Valley. Kodiak swept the two-game series — Friday’s game was washed out because of wind and rain — and improve...
Apr 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barcelon, Thomet grab Pentathlon titles
Who knew Levi Thomet could high jump? The nationally ranked distance runner showed his diversity on the track in claiming his second straight Invincible Pentathlon boys title on a blustery and rainy Friday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. His path to the crown started Wednesday when he cleared 5 feet in the high jump to finish second. “I had a lot of fun with that this year,” said Thomet in referencing the high jump....
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Pickett powers Kodiak past West Valley
Brandan Pickett twirled a one-hit shutout to power Kodiak to a 12-0 nonconference baseball victory over West Valley on Saturday at Baranof Field. Pickett retired the side in order in the first three innings before giving up a leadoff liner to center from Caleb Moretz in the fourth. The lengthy right struck out four, walked three and tossed 72 pitches in five innings — the game ended in the fifth due to the 10-run ...
Apr 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: Soccer certainly isn’t cricket
I was going to devote this space to how awesome the Mariners are, but somewhere along the way they didn’t get the message and have stumbled out of the gate. So instead, let’s talk about that six-letter curse word that starts with the letter S … Soccer. It’s been well documented over the years, so it isn’t a surprise to you that I don’t have a soft spot in my heart for soccer. Soccer to me is like trying to learn a...
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS baseball downs West Valley 14-6
Hours before Kodiak’s game against West Valley, Baranof Field was covered in snow and the chances of baseball being played Thursday was slim to none. “I got to school and everything was snowy and it kind of carried out throughout the day,” senior catcher Josiah Chya said. “Then I heard the team wasn’t going to come in and I was kind of bummed out that we weren’t going to play a ballgame today.” The morning storm c...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS track explodes into the season
Kodiak High’s boys track team exploded out of the gates in its season opener. Had team scores been kept at last week’s Big C Relays, the Bears easily would have stood atop the standings. “Now that the rest of the teams have seen us they are going to be working hard to try to improve,” coach Marcus Dunbar said. “I think everybody knows Kodiak has a good team.” Dunbar said it was the best his squad has started a sea...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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