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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 | 1 1 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 | 4 4 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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Baseball entertains West Valley
By Saturday afternoon James Arnold is hoping his team will not be a chapter in Kodiak baseball history. After starting the season with four straight losses, the Bears sit three losses away from the worst start in program history as they welcome West Valley to the island for a three-game series starting at 5 p.m. today. “As soon as we get a victory, I think we will break the fever and continue to have fun and be su...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak finishes winless in inaugural tournament
Standing in the cold and layered in Kodiak High School baseball apparel, coach James Arnold watched as South Anchorage and Chugiak played for the inaugural Rex Edward Matautia Invitational Tournament title. Every so often he engaged with one of his coaches, or a fan, about his team — a squad that lost all four of its games in the four-day, season-opening tournament at Baranof Field. Arnold, in his third-year, wasn...
Apr 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS soccer begins first varsity season
For the first time in Kodiak High School’s existence, students donned kits and played on a pitch in varsity soccer matches at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The outcomes weren’t in Kodiak’s favor, but in all accounts it was a victory for the first-year varsity program. “I can’t really describe it. I’m speechless,” Kodiak boys coachErikc Waltenbaugh said. “It is incredibly exciting. Just to give them an opportunity to ...
Apr 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet sizzles in opener
Kodiak started its track and field season in front of a national audience at the Big C Relays in Anchorage. And Levi Thomet didn’t disappoint. The senior recorded the fastest 3,200-meter time in the nation this season, set a personal-best time in the 1,600, recorded one of the quickest 800 times in state history and anchored the 1,600 relay team to a victory. All of this was streamed onlise by milesplit.com, a tra...
Apr 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS boys shooting to regain regional track crown
For the first time in nearly a decade, the Kodiak boys track and field team does not enter the season as the defending Region III champions. The Bears’ string of eight consecutive years atop the region was snapped last year by Colony at the regional championships. You can bet that the goal this season is to get back on top. “I think I like our chances for this year for regions,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said. No...
Apr 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak track hosts three meets
The Kodiak track and field 2015 schedule is highlighted by three home meets. Service will be in town April 24-25, followed by Bartlett and Dimond for the Kodiak Invitational on May15-16. The main event is the Brian Young Invitational, an all-star event in its third year. The meet takes place a week after the state championships from June 6-7. Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar has cooked up a special race for the event th...
Apr 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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