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Kenai tops Kodiak in first Salmon Bowl
Davis Lowery got the best of his former team on Saturday. Kenai scored the game’s opening 20 points and rolled to a 30-6 Northern Lights Conference football victory in the inaugural “Salmon Bowl” at Kenai High School. Lowery headed Kodiak’s defense last season and in the offseason was named the head coach of the Kenai Kardinals. Lowery and second-year Kodiak coach Bill McGurie decided to label the game the “Salmon...
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Kodiak’s Osowski, Homer’s Pitzman cruise to victories
Keith Osowski forgot just how brutal running at Fort Abercrombie can be on the legs. In his first race at his home course this season, Osowski shot out of a gun and then hit a wall. Luckily for him, he had plenty of cushion to defend his Abercrombie XC Invitational title Friday evening at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. “I forgot about the hills,” Osowski said. “It got to me ... I started feeling the pain....
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Kodiak swims to titles
Another week, another record for Kodiak’s Talon Lindquist. Lindquist lowered his school record in the 500-yard freestyle as Kodiak’s boys swam to a 77-point victory at Saturday’s Homer Invitational. The Kodiak girls won eight events and topped Soldotna by 20 points. Lindquist won the 500 free with a time of 4:46.14, .67 seconds faster than his old school mark, set in 2014. Lindquist also won the 50 free, while Luk...
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Kodiak heads to Kenai for crucial football contest
Kodiak goes up against a familiar face in a Week 5 football matchup on the Kenai Peninsula. The Bears face Davis Lowery’s Kenai Kardinals at 2 p.m. Saturday. Lowery spent last year as Kodiak’s defensive coordinator before accepting the Kenai head coach position in April. “It puts a little bit extra in the game,” second-year Kodiak coach Bill McGuire said. “But to be honest with you, our goals are beyond Kenai. We ...
Sep 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Macatuno leading a youthful cross country squad
At 5-foot-2, 110 pounds, Honey Rose Macatuno is hard to spot on the starting line. She gets covered up in the sea of colors. But when the gun goes off, it’s easy to find Macatuno, and it’s not because of her bright yellow jersey. The Kodiak High School senior cross country runner is having a breakout season, running up front in nearly every meet. “She has a Mercedes engine, but a Mini Cooper body,” longtime Kodiak...
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Prep Picks: Unusual forfeit highlights Week 4 action
If you haven’t heard by now, there was an unusual ending to last week’s Ketchikan-Thunder Mountain game. With Thunder Mountain leading 21-0 in the second quarter, Ketchikan walked off the field. Coach’s orders. Turns out the Falcons were playing too rough. In 19 minutes, two Kings were taken to the hospital, while two others were injured. “We walked off that football field for the safety of our players,” Ketchikan...
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Kodiak’s Talon Lindquist takes out 22-year-old school record
One school record has eluded John Lindquist during his 16 years as Kodiak High’s swim coach — the boys’ 100-yard breaststroke. He has had swimmers come close to Ben Millard’s 1994 mark of 59.89 seconds, but none have topped the 22-year-old standard that was set in a preliminary heat at the state championship meet. That was until Friday. In an electrifying atmosphere inside the Kodiak Community Swimming Pool, Talon...
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak football remains ranked
Despite losing for the first time this season, Kodiak remained in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network football poll. The Bears dropped two spots to No. 5 in the medium-small school rankings following their 35-18 loss to Palmer, Friday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Kodiak stands at 3-1 overall, 0-1 in the Northern Lights Conference as it heads into a Week 5 matchup at No. 4 Kenai. The Kardinals (2-2, 1-0) appear...
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Barcelon shines in debut
A slew of former Kodiak High School running stars galloped into the 2016 collegiate cross country season over the weekend. North Central University (Minnesota) freshman Raen Barcelon had an immediate impact with her new school. The 2016 Kodiak High School graduate, led her squad with a 10th-place finish at the Early Bird Invitational, Thursday in St. Bonifacius, Minnesota. Barcelon covered the course in 15 minutes...
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Osowski runner-up at Palmer
After a disappointing day at last week’s Bartlett State Preview meet, Kodiak’s boys cross country team bounced back at the Palmer Invitational. Backed by Keith Osowski’s runner-up finish, the boys placed fourth on Saturday with 146 points. The girls, behind a seventh-place finish from HoneyRose Macatuno, were sixth with 140 points. Osowski cruised around the 5-kilometer course in a personal-best 16 minutes, 5 seco...
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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