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KHS volleyball remains perfect
Four matches in three days. No problem. Kodiak’s volleyball team remained undefeated in Northern Lights Conference play by finishing its trip to the Kenai Peninsula with a pair of wins over Soldotna and a victory against Kenai. Two weeks into the season and the Bears stand at 6-0 in the NLC. Kodiak escaped a pair of five-game thrillers — one each against Soldotna and Kenai — to keep its best start since the 2013 s...
Sep 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS boys win Homer Invite; girls second
Kodiak’s boys picked up six victories and cruised to the Homer Invitational swimming team title Saturday in Homer. Sophomore Talon Lindquist won the 100 freestyle (50.27 seconds) and 200 freestyle (1:49.12) and was a member of the winning 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams. Dan Lambert added a win in the 500 freestyle (5:10.32), while Luke James won the 50 freestyle (23.26). The boys tallied 123 points, 48 points a...
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Kodiak football plays North Pole for first time
For the second time this season, Kodiak football will play a first-time opponent. The Bears travel to North Pole for a nonconference game at 6 p.m. today. It will mark the first time the two schools have ever meet on the gridiron. No. 3 North Pole, which moved from the large-school to the medium-school classification last season, plays in the five-team Southeast Conference. Last week, the Patriots claimed their se...
Sep 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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PREP PICKS: Barrow to be featured on NFL Network
Barrow’s football team is set to be in the national spotlight. The Whalers will be featured in a new NFL Network docu-series called “Football Town.” The first of eight shows will air Sept. 22 air Sept. 22 following the Thursday Night Football postgame show. Barrow, the northernmost high school football team in the nation, will visit Kodiak on Oct. 3, the final week of the regular season. Last week, I sported a 9-3...
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Kodiak netters knock of Kenai
Kalamelia Matautia and Richelle Walker each knocked down double-digit kills in leading Kodiak to a 26-24, 25-16, 17-25, 25-15 Northern Lights Conference victory over Kenai, Thursday at Kenai High School. Matautia registered seven of her team-leading 12 kills in the fourth set, while Walker ended with 11 kills and six solo blocks. Setter Tracy Getter also had a spectacular match, garnering 28 assists, 17 digs and f...
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KHS XC head to Anchorage
Kodiak’s cross country team is competing at the New Balance XC Classic Saturday in Anchorage. The unique meet is divided into four varsity 3-kilometer races that begin at 12:40 p.m. Each race will feature two runners from each participating school with the boys and girls running together. Kodiak’s boys are the defending champions of the meet. Keith Osowski won his flight race last year in 9 minutes, 49 seconds. Th...
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KHS spikers, swimmers head to Peninsula
After opening the season at home last weekend, Kodiak High School’s volleyball and swimming teams will invade the Kenai Peninsula. The volleyball team begins a four-game, three-day trip today at Kenai, while the swimmers will be competing at Saturday’s Homer Invitational. Volleyball The Bears couldn’t have started the season any better, sweeping Colony in a pair of Northern Lights Conference matches. Up next for K...
Sep 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Poll: Chugiak grabs top spot
The merry-go-round atop the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network large-school football poll continued this week. For the fourth time in as many weeks, a new No. 1 was crowned by the state’s voting media. That spot went to Chugiak. The Mustangs took down last week’s No. 1 West Anchorage, 28-21, and became the newest Cook Inlet Conference team to be declared the top large-school team. South Anchorage, Bartlett and Wes...
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Osowski picks up first XC win
For the past two seasons, Keith Osowski watched from behind as teammate Levi Thomet repeatedly crossed the finish line first. On Friday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park, with Thomet graduated and in Germany, it was Osowski’s turn to grab the victory flag. The junior outkicked teammate Michael Parnell to capture his inaugural prep cross country victory during the boys race at the Fort Abercrombie Invitatio...
Sep 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS swim begins season
Kodiak swimming and diving fans found out on Saturday that soccer isn’t the only sport that can end in a tie. The Kodiak and Colony girls also proved that swimming can end in a stalemate. After 12 events, the two Region III teams finished with 99 points during a season-opening meet at the Kodiak Community Swimming Pool. “I don’t remember the last time I had a tie,” longtime Kodiak coach John Lindquist said. Lindqu...
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