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Kodiak baseball splits against Homer
Errors finally caught up to Kodiak in its series finale against Homer. The Bears committed eight errors and coughed up a five-run lead in losing to the Mariners, 9-8, in a Southcentral Conference baseball game Saturday at Homer High School. Homer walked off on one of the oddest plays you will ever see. With the tying run at third and the winning run at second, Kyle Johnson lined a single to center. The ball got un...
May 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball goes 2-2 in Fairbanks
Kodiak softball’s two-day trip to Fairbanks yielded a 2-2 record. The Bears swept Eielson, 16-2 and 14-1, on Friday and lost to Hutchison, 7-4 and 7-6, on Saturday in nonconference games. “(We are) getting better with each game,” Kodiak coach Sam Catt wrote in a text message. “Still a lot of little things we need to work on, but we’re getting there.” In Friday’s first game, Mekia Bushell drove in four and collecte...
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Soldotna sweeps Kodiak soccer
Kodiak soccer lost a coed Northern Lights Conference doubleheader to Soldotna Tuesday at Soldotna High School. The boys fell 6-0, while the girls lost 16-0. The girls dropped to 0-4 in the conference, 0-5-1 overall. “It’s always tough after a loss like that. I’m proud of the girls for keeping their heads up and working on improving their game and being reflective about things we need to work on,” Kodiak coach Kate...
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Kodiak boys blast Seward
HOMER — It didn’t take long for Kodiak to take control of its Saturday soccer match against Seward. Omar Beltran broke free on the left sideline in the first minute and zinged the ball into the upper right side of the goal from 20 yards out. He added another goal in the second half to help Kodiak pick up a crucial 4-0 Northern Lights Conference victory over Seward, on the new artificial turf surface at Homer High ...
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Seward denies Kodiak girls soccer first win
HOMER — Kodiak’s girls soccer nearly made history on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Homer High School. The Bears were minutes away from the program’s first victory when Seward’s Mailley Morianty decided to take over the game, scoring a pair of goals in the final 15 minutes to hand Kodiak a 2-1 Northern Lights Conference defeat. Morianty tied the game in the 65th minute and then kicked in the go-ahead goal nine minu...
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KHS track finishes second in Anchorage
A pair of disqualifications kept the Kodiak boys track team from obtaining its second big invitational victory in as many weeks. The Bears finished Saturday’s Anchorage Invitational in second with 76 points, five points behind champion West Valley. Kodiak’s 800-meter relay team and Jemuel Mangalus in the 100 both got disqualified. Had both events earned points, Kodiak would have secured the win over the Fairbanks-...
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Thomet bound for Germany
Everybody knows that Levi Thomet is one of the premier distance runners in the nation, but what you probably didn’t know is that he is a world traveler. The Kodiak High School senior has been to far off places like Guatemala, Belise, South Africa, the Caribbean and Amsterdam.  “Being an only child helps. You get to travel a lot more,” Thomet said. He will soon get another stamp in his already full passport. Thomet...
May 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak sweeps Kenai
Playing under an ominous grey sky at the Kenai Little League Fields, Kodiak's baseball team got off to a rocky start Wednesday evening. After plating two runs in the top of the first, Kodiak coughed up the lead with an inning that is not going to be featured in the end-of-the-season highlight video. The Bears committed three errors on the first two batters, lost starting catcher Josiah Chya to an arm injury and al...
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball issues 5-3 win to Palmer
Kodiak was in a giving mood Friday evening. Three Bears pitcher combined for 17 walks in a 5-3 nonconference baseball loss to Palmer at Baranof Field. The loss snapped Kodiak’s five-game winning streak and ended its opening 10-game homestand with a 5-5 record. “We were fortunate to be able to get this many home games all the way into May,” Kodiak coach James Arnold said. “It was a blessing for us.” Kodiak opened t...
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Kodiak boys track wins Homer Invite
Editor's note: This is a different story than what appeared in Monday's paper. That story had Kodiak's boys placing second instead of winning the Homer Invite. Kodiak’s boys track and field team captured the Homer Invitational titlw Saturday at Homer High School. The boys, without the services of distance star Levi Thomet, finished first with 133 points, 16 points ahead of runner-up Kenai. Kodiak’s girls placed se...
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