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Double zero: Jemuel Manglaus excels on the court
It takes a special kind of player to wear double zero. Kodiak senior Jemuel Mangalus fits the bill. “I picked the number out for him when I put him on the team,” KHS boys basketball coach David Anderson said. “I said, ‘you look like a double zero,’ and he went, ‘what?’ It is just a number that is different.” It is so unusual of a jersey number that only 28 players in the history of the National Basketball Associat...
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys basketball hosts Wasilla
After starting the week with games against Palmer, Kodiak will finish the week against another Mat-Su Valley team. The Bears finish the regular season today and Saturday at home against Wasilla in a pair of Northern Lights Conference games. Today’s game begins at 7 p.m., while Saturday’s tips at 5 p.m.. “I think we are going to give Wasilla everything they can handle on Friday night,” Kodiak coach David Anderson s...
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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ESS returns to action
Kodiak’s Emerging Small Schools boys basketball team returns to action Saturday. The Ravens finish the regular season against Birchwood Christian at the AT&T Center in Palmer. This will be the second meeting between the two schools this season. Birchwood (6-4) won the first, 53-34, on Feb. 13 at the Seldovia Tournament. ESS (2-6) will compete at the Peninsula Conference Championships that begin next week at Lumen ...
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Kahye Yu dislocates shoulder during game
Kahye Yu went up for a rebound. She came down without the ball and her right arm dangling like a noodle. The Kodiak High School junior has replayed that moment in her head several times, but still does not know how her shoulder got dislocated in last Thursday’s 12-point girls basketball loss at Thunder Mountain. “I just remember feeling a bunch of pain in my shoulder and the referee guiding me off the floor,” said...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Valley remains undefeated
West Valley is inching closer to heading to the 4A girls basketball state tournament undefeated. The Wolfpack clinched the Mid Alaska Conference regular season title and ran their record to 21-0 with a 44-7 victory over North Pole last Friday. The victory kept West Valley on top in the latest Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll, released Wednesday. East Anchorage is 18-1 on the season and is ranked secon...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girls finish regular season at Wasilla
Having already clinched the No. 3 seed for the Northern Lights Conference Championships, Kodiak is simply looking to emerge with no injuries in its final two regular season games at Wasilla. “We are definitely going to try and stay healthy,” assistant coach Sandra Gregory said. The Bears will already be playing without junior post Kahye Yu, who dislocated her shoulder in last Thursday’s game against Thunder Mounta...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NLC Power Rankings: Teams enter final week of regular season
Dimond’s boys basketball team can claim something no other team in the country can — it beat Vashon Island. The Washington state school is entering this weekend’s 2A Regional play with a 21-1 record. The Pirates’ only loss came to Dimond in a 48-47 overtime defeat at the Cactus Jam Tournament in Arizona. Since then Dimond owns a 10-5 against in-state competition. Now for the Northern Lights Conference Daily Mirror...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Southwick shoots down Kodiak
Palmer’s Clayton Southwick denied Kodiak a chance to win back-to-back games for the first time this season. The talented freshman tied a career high with 29 points in leading the Moose to a 45-38 Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory Tuesday in the Mat-Su Valley. Southwick was at his best in the third quarter. He knocked down four 3-pointers and scored 17 of his team’s 22 third-quarter points, as the ...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys derail Palmer
A career performance from junior Billy Alcaide propelled Kodiak to a 45-33 Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory at Palmer Monday evening. The 5-foot-5 guard drilled three 3-pointers and tallied a career-high 17 points as the Bears improved to 3-4 in the NLC, 5-14 overall. Palmer dropped to 2-6 in the NLC. Jemuel Mangalus added 16 points, which included going 8 for 10 from the free-throw line. Ryan Be...
Feb 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet second at Simplot Games
Kodiak’s Levi Thomet recorded one of the fastest indoor 3,200-meter times this season on Saturday in Pocatello, Idaho. The senior finished second at the 37th Simplot Games with a blazing time of 9 minutes, 02.18 seconds — the third fastest turned this season by a high school runner, according to Milesplit.com. Winner Elijah Armstrong of Pocatello High School won the race, and posted the second-fastest time in the ...
Feb 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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