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Kodiak’s Post 17 loses squeaker to Service
Kodiak Post 17 suffered its toughest loss of the season Monday against Service. The Cougars rallied for four runs in the final two innings that snapped the Bears' three-game winning streak with a 6-5 win in an American Legion AA conference baseball game at Taylar Young Field in Anchorage. Service scored the winning run off a Kodiak error — one of five on the night — with two outs in the bottom of the seventh. "The...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Post 17 wallops Palmer in doubleheader
From a look at the scores in Kodiak Post 17’s doubleheader trouncing of Palmer Sunday, they might as well have been playing football. Kodiak smashed Palmer by a combined score of 37-3 in a two-game sweep at Palmer’s Senior Field. The Bears posted a 24-0 victory in the first game and won 13-3 in the nightcap. The pair of wins shot Kodiak up to third place in the American Legion AA National Division with 14 points a...
Jun 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Horn joins NWAACC school
While all her teammates signed their national letter of intents at Kodiak High School in front of friends and family, Adriane Horn picked a quieter place — her dinning room table. “It was the middle of the day,” Horn said last week, about a month after signing her national letter of intent to play women’s basketball at Wenatchee Valley College in Washington state. Wenatchee is a two-year school that plays in the N...
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet stars in national meet
After dominating the high school track season in Alaska, Levi Thomet posted an impressive top-10 finish at a national meet over the weekend. The rising Kodiak High School senior placed seventh in the 5,000-meter run at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor track and field championships on Saturday in Greensboro, North Carolina. Thomet clocked a time of 14 minutes, 40.44 seconds in a field that featured 22 of the top h...
Jun 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clark named the NLC player of the year
Kodiak won the Northern Lights Conference softball title and also cleaned up in postseason awards. Junior catcher Kaitlyn Clark was named the conference’s most valuable player, while four of her teammates were named to either first or second team. Senior Kaia Yatsik and juniors Celeste Chichenoff and Dannika Catt earned first-team honors, while senior Kassidy Ellison was selected to second team. “I’m just real pro...
Jun 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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High school sports’ top 10 moments
As the last out in the softball and baseball state tournament brought the 2013-2014 high school sports season to an end, it made one think: What a year it was for Kodiak High School. Here are the top 10 stories of the school year as judged by Daily Mirror sports reporter Derek Clarkston. 10. Year of the coaches Kodiak had a remarkable cadre of coaches of the year. Earning awards were: John Lindquist (swimming), Am...
Jun 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bynum picked in MLB draft
The Cincinnati Reds selected Monroe Catholic’s Scooter Bynum in the Major League Baseball Draft, making him the only Alaskan picked in this year’s draft. The Reds took Bynum in the 18th round on Saturday. According to the Alaska American Legion website, Bynum is only the second non-pitcher from Alaska to be drafted in the top 20 rounds. Anchorage third baseman Trajan Langdon was drafted in the sixth round in 1994....
Jun 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak softball finishes fourth at state
Nearly four hours after Kodiak’s season ended, the Bears watched Juneau-Douglas celebrate its first small-school state championship softball title. Kodiak finished fourth at the small-school state championships Saturday at Cartee Fields in Anchorage. Kodiak coach Sam Catt said he had no regrets about his team not playing in the final high school game of the season. “It is important for the girls to stay there and ...
Jun 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sitka wins state baseball title
Sitka captured its first state baseball title since 2007 Saturday night. The Wolves defeated South Anchorage, 11-10, in the state championship game at Moller Park in Sitka. The two teams combined for 18 hits and a grand slam. The lead changed five times before Sitka finally took the lead for good in the fifth inning. South had runners on second and third when Sitka reliever Erickson Fish struck out the Wolverines’...
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Kodiak softball begins state play today
Kodiak is hoping it ends its softball season with a celebration — something that didn’t happen when the Bears sealed the Northern Lights Conference title. The Bears clinched their first conference crown since 2009 during a practice when they learned that they edged Homer by a tiebreaker. Both teams finished conference play with a 6-2 record. “We just talked about it briefly and everybody was excited,” senior third...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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