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Prep football: Week 1 scores
Week 1 Friday Soldotna 21, South 17 East 14, Colony 13 Houston 22, Homer 14 Palmer 28, Chugiak 20 North Pole 54, Ketchikan 8 West 45, West Valley 15 Eielson 43, Thunder Mt. 0 Saturday Service 57, Wasilla 10 Bartlett 47, Kenai 6 Dimond 54, Eagle River 0 Kodiak 25, Nikiski 15 Monroe 20, Seward 8 Juneau 26, Barrow 20
Aug 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bears unveil new look on Saturday
There is a buzz surrounding the 2015 Kodiak High School football team. And rightfully so. The Bears head into Saturday’s season opener at Nikiski with an entire new coaching staff and new philosophies on both sides of the ball. “It has been a real positive atmosphere. That is what we are trying to instill in these guys is to be positive and keep the negativity out of it because it doesn’t help anything,” first-yea...
Aug 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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TEEING OFF: A little about McGuire
When I told Gizmo — my 4-year-old Japanese chin — that I was interviewing Kodiak High School’s new football coach, the pup wanted me to ask one question: Do you have a dog? I was happy to report back to Gizmo that he does. Bill McGuire, Kodiak’s fifth head coach in the program’s 13-year history, has a 9-year-old lab named Dio, as in legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio. McGuire has had his four-legged fri...
Aug 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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PREP PICKS: State champs collide in opening week
Alaska’s high school football season kicks off today with a marquee matchup on the Kenai Peninsula that some are calling the “Game of the Century.” It’s a game many have wanted to see for years — South Anchorage, a large-school powerhouse, vs. Soldotna, winners of 29 consecutive games. The battle for state supremacy begins at 6 p.m. in Soldotna. Soldotna has won seven state titles in the past nine years, which inc...
Aug 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS football faces tough 2015 schedule
If Kodiak High School’s football team ends with a winning record, it will be well-earned. The 2015 schedule, which gets started on Saturday in Nikiski, is loaded with quality opponents. It is a schedule that could make someone squirm, but not new coach Bill McGuire, who is embracing the challenge. “It is going to be tough,” McGuire said. “It is better to be building a program to compete than it is to win by 60. Yo...
Aug 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni hit the course Friday
The Kodiak cross country team’s annual Alumni Run is Friday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The event pits Kodiak’s current stars against the school’s past stars. The girls race begins at 5 p.m., followed by the boys race at 5:45 p.m. Community runners can also join the fun to see if they can hang with the varsity runners over the grueling 5-kilometer course, which is one of the toughest in the state. T...
Aug 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soldotna, South top first prep football poll
Kodiak will begin the 2015 high school football season unranked in the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network poll. The network released its preseason rankings on Monday, and Soldotna and South topped the polls. Soldotna, winners of the last three medium-school state titles, was voted the top medium/small-school team by the Alaska media. South, last year’s large-school state champion, sits atop the large-school rankin...
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hautala takes over Kodiak wrestling program
When the Kodiak High School wrestling season starts in late September, a new coach will be in charge. Mike Hautala was appointed head coach in July. It will be the first time in more than two decades that a Costello — Pat or Sean — is not the head coach of one of the state’s oldest high school wrestling programs. Sean — a former Kodiak state champion and Pat’s son — was the head coach for one and a half seasons be...
Aug 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Matt Success
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer If Nolan Wandersee’s parents had it their way, he wouldn’t have wrestled in high school. In their eyes, wrestling is a sport littered with injuries. Nolan had his share of bumps and bruises, but that didn’t stop him from pursuing his dream — wrestling in college. “It is his passion and he loves it,” his mother, Helen said. On a cloudy Tuesday afternoon, Nolan’s dream became a reali...
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet to run at junior championships
Levi Thomet will finish his stellar Kodiak High School career on Friday morning at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Thomet, one of the most accomplished runners to graduate from KHS, is running the 5,000 meters at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships. The gun goes off at 9:38 a.m. The assembled field features a mix of college and high school runners. Notable college runners include University of Oregon’...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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