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Prep football: Week 1 results
Week 1 Northern Lights Conference Soldotna 49, West Anchorage 30 Wasilla 29, Eagle River 14 South Anchorage 27, Kenai 13 East Anchorage 33, Palmer 0 Kodiak 14, Houston 0 The rest of the state Colony 47, Bartlett 6 Service 55, West Valley 39 Monroe 59, Redington 6 Valdez 38, Nikiski 20 Eielson 67, Homer 31 Lathrop 36, North Pole 0 Dimond 21, Chugiak 14 Thunder Mt. 50, Juneau 20 Ketchikan 34, Seward 14
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KHS boys reloaded to defend regional cross country title
Marcus Dunbar has done it again. A season after graduating one of the top runners in the state, the longtime Kodiak High School cross country coach has his boys back in position to make another run at a regional title. Kodiak enters the season with a string of 14 consecutive Region III titles, which includes possessing the individual champion the past 10 races. “We want to continue the regional championship streak...
Aug 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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PREP PICKS: 2016 high school football season begins today
It’s go time for high school football teams in the 49th state. It’s also go time for the Daily Mirror’s Prep Pigskin Picks, a weekly piece that is entering its ninth year. Please remember this is purely for fun and entertainment and should not be taken serious, so do not take the picks to your bookie. I strive to hit .800 percent for the season, anything else is a plus. The first week is always tough as informatio...
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Former KHS football star takes over defense
The first time Kodiak High School’s football team made the playoffs and reached the small-school state championship game was in 2006. Ben Watkins was a star defensive player for that team, which ended up losing 28-20 to Soldotna in the title game and finished with a program-best 8-2 record. Ten years later and Watkins is back. The former College of the Redwoods player is heading Kodiak’s varsity defense after spen...
Aug 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak football installs no-huddle offense for 2016
Don’t blink. The 2016 Kodiak High School football team is lightning fast. And the coaching staff plans to showcase the speed by running a no-huddle offense when the season kicks off Friday night against Houston at Joe Floyd Track and Field. “We are going to go as fast as humanly possible,” second-year head coach Bill McGuire said. McGuire, a former player at Montana State University Northern, installed a spread of...
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Alumni Run Results
Boys Alumni 22, Kodiak 39 1. Michael Parnell, Alum, 16 57 seconds; 2. Levi Fried, Alum, 17:03; 3. Jack Hannah, Kod, 17:52; 4. Micah Burnett, Alum, 18:16; 5. Chad Pysher, Alum, 19:02; 6. Julian McCarthy, Alum, 19:15; 7. Gabe Nummer, Kod, 19:25; 8. Brenden Thompson, Kod, 19:33; 9. Hayden Foster, Alum, 19:41; 10. Anthony Maghupoy, Kod, 19:58; 11. Seth Burnett, Kod, 20:10; 12. Richie McKinney, 20:32; 13. Camrin Yturbe...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Preserving History: KHS state champs honored on signs
On Saturday afternoon at Joe Floyd Track and Field, Marcus Dunbar stood at a sign honoring a group of Kodiak High School cross country ladies that won three state titles in the 1970s. “A lot of people don’t even know that this ever happened,” Kodiak’s longtime track and cross country coach said. “It is history that was somewhat lost and we are bringing back.” Dunbar is heading the project that honors all 19 Kodiak...
Aug 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS dance team qualifies for nationals
Five members of the Kodiak High School dance team spent an eventful two weeks in Washington state attending summer camp. And they returned to the island with a ticket to Nationals in February in Orlando, Florida. The group qualified for the big dance by earning a first-place finish for their home routine performed at the Universal Dance Association Dance Camp in Centralia, Washington. Sarah Quiliza, Troy Valdez an...
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Ostrander misses qualifying for Rio
Allie Ostrander, a former Kenai High School running superstar, fell short of qualifying for the 2016 Summer Olympics Sunday. The Boise State University freshman placed eighth in the 5,000-meter run final at the U.S. Olympic Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Ostrander stuck with the lead pack for the majority of the race before finishing in 15 minutes, 24.77 seconds — 19 ticks back of winner Molly Huddle, ...
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Racking up the medals
Two world gold medalists battled in the 2016 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games, and it was Kodiak’s Christopher Kavanaugh that powered his way to the top. Kavanaugh, 25, outlifted Anchorage icon Bobby Hill, 37, in two of the three powerlifting events to grab the overall title in their weight class Saturday in Anchorage. This was the first time the veteran powerlifters faced off in competition. Organizer Lindsay...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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