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NLC Power Rankings: Setting the record straight
A week ago, I reported an incorrect answer to a trivia question in the Daily Mirror. Turns out Rob Foster scored a Kodiak High School boys basketball record 61 points in a 116-43 win over Homer in Nov. 1971. I reported he scored 63. I should have double-checked the information that I received. An article written by Joe Floyd that appeared on the front page of the Nov. 22, 1971, Daily Mirror sets the record straigh...
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Playbook: Feb. 3
Friday, Feb. 5 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C-squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C-squad, 10 a.m.; junior varsity, 11:30 a.m.; varsity, 1 p.m.
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 3
WEDNESDAY'S QUESTION: In 1972, Kodiak High School hosted the Class A State Basketball Tournament. What four teams participated? TUESDAY’S ANSWER: Levi Fried won 19 Region III titles (four team cross country, three team track, three 1,600- and 3,200-meter relay, one 400 and 800, two individual wrestling, one team wrestling and team basketball. before graduating from Kodiak High School in 2015.
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Kodiak hoopsters on top of the standings
Three former Kodiak basketball stars are on conference-leading college teams that have reeled off lengthy winning streaks. Leading the way is redshirt freshman Hannah Wandersee, whose University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team has won 10 straight games and is leading the Great Northwest Athletic Conference with a 11-1 record, 24-1 overall. The No. 2 Seawolves increased their win streak with a pair of G...
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lindquist sets 2 age-group swimming records
Kodiak swimmer Talon Lindquist shattered a pair of state records and collected five titles at the Alaska Senior Championships over the weekend in Anchorage. The 16-year-old sophomore set new state standards for his age division in the 100-and 200-meter long-course backstroke. Lindquist clocked a time of 58.97 seconds in the 100 back, topping the previous record of 1:02.22 set by Kyle O’Brien in 2008. In the 200 ba...
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Bears’ losing skid extended to eight games
An inspired first-half effort on Saturday wasn’t enough to keep Kodiak from ending its losing skid. After leading Colony — the state’s third-best team last season — by as many as 11 points in the opening half, the Bears were held without a field goal in the second half and dropped a 41-25 Northern Lights Conference girls basketball game at Kodiak High School. The loss, coupled with Friday’s 51-22 NLC defeat to Col...
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Colony sweeps Kodiak boy cagers
Colony remained perfect in the Northern Lights Conference with a home sweep of Kodiak. On Friday, Colony’s Anton Chamblee scored 12 of his game-high 23 points in the third quarter in leading the Knights to a 62-43 victory boys basketball victory. On Saturday, the Knights never trailed in picking up a 53-35 win. Colony improved to 6-0 in the NLC, 11-7 overall. Kodiak dropped to 0-2 in the NLC and 2-11 overall. Desp...
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Hernandez provides Kodiak with scoring punch
Catch. Shoot. Swish. That was how Nelly Hernandez’s summer went. Catch. Shoot. Swish … Well, it wasn’t always a swish. The Kodiak High School junior dedicated her summer to perfecting her basketball shot. She spent hours in a hot, sweaty gym taking shot after shot after shot. “I really wanted to get to a 1,000 (shots in a day), but my highest was 800,” Hernandez said. Out of the 800 shots, Hernandez said she made ...
Jan 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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ACS sinks Kodiak boys for the second time
There was no last-second shot needed this time. Or a score mishap. Anchorage Christian rolled a 10-point first-quarter lead into a 73-61 nonconference boys basketball victory Thursday night in Anchorage. ACS won the earlier meeting on Jan. 8, 50-49, on a Trey Huckabey baseline jumper with 3.4 seconds left. A minute before the game winner, the Lions were awarded a phantom point from the scorekeeper. Kodiak never le...
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FREQUENT FLIERS: Kodiak boys rack up air miles
Being from Kodiak, Billy Alcaide is used to traveling. That’s good, because he has been a frequent flyer this basketball season. Through the first six weeks of the season, Kodiak has played in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Sitka and Juneau. That is close to 3,000 air miles, nearly the equivalent of a flight from Anchorage to Dallas. Kodiak will add more mileage to that number when it plays at 3A Anchorage Christian today ...
Jan 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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