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Fried brings state experience to the hardwood
Kodiak’s Levi Fried is used to competing on the big stage. Last year, the junior won the 800-meter state title and was part of the Bears’ state championship track and field team. Fried has also competed at the state cross country and wrestling championships. He is set to add another sport to his state championship credentials. Fried is a backup guard on the Kodiak boys basketball team that opens the 4A state tourn...
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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The boys state basketball field
No. 1 West Anchorage Key wins — Lathrop, Service (three times), East Anchorage, Thunder Mountain. Losses — Monroe Catholic (twice), Anchorage Christian, Dimond and East Anchorage. No. 2 Lathrop Key wins — East Anchorage, Kodiak, West Valley, Colony Losses — West Anchorage, Monroe, West Valley. No.3 Service Key wins — Kodiak, East Anchorage (twice), Thunder Mountain Losses — Thunder Mountain, Monroe, West Anchorage...
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Wrestlers win at Arctic Games
Kodiak’s Joel Valdez picked up a pair of wrestling victories on his first day of competition at the Arctic Winter Games in Fairbanks. Valdez, a member of Team Alaska, earned a pair of 5-0 wins over wrestlers from Alberta North and Northwest Territories during Monday’s team competition. Kodiak’s Krystal Fabricante also picked up a 5-0 win against Northwest Territories. Team Alaska beat Northwest Territories 57-0 an...
Mar 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anderson, Fogle named 4A Coaches of the Year honors
Both of Kodiak High School’s head basketball coaches received major awards over the weekend. Boys coach David Anderson and girls coach Amy Fogle were both named 4A Coach of the Year on the Alaska Roof Coatings/Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches all-state basketball teams, released Saturday. In his fourth season, Anderson led Kodiak (16-9) to its first Northern Lights Conference boys crown since 2001 and its ...
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak High School brothers share love for hoops
Tyler Canete-Hall is amazed with what his little brother, Alec, can do with a basketball. “If you watch me in games or even during practice, after every move Alec does, you will see me look away and just laugh and shake my head at the same time,” Tyler said. “It is so cool what he does.” Alec, a sophomore, is a slick operator on the court, while Tyler, a senior, is a bruiser. Together, the brothers make up 20 perc...
Mar 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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3 KHS students head to Arctic Winter Games
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer Moving from Michigan to Kodiak four years ago, Izzy Riina had never heard of the Arctic Winter Games. Neither had Kyrstal Fabricante or Joel Valdez. The three Kodiak High School students will experience first hand what the games are all about as members of Team Alaska. The 23rd Arctic Winter Games, a weeklong event featuring nine contingents from the circumpolar north, begins Satur...
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Fogle comes up short of winning national contest
Kodiak’s Amy Fogle fell short of being named the top high school girls basketball coach in the nation in the USA Today High School Sports’ America’s Best contest series. Fogle, the Alaska and western region winner, received 22,849 votes in the national round that ended Wednesday evening. Her total number of votes was up 17,588 from the western round, but not enough to overtake the nine other coaches. Jesse Nelson ...
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Nelson named the NLC player of the year
Megan Pyles is glad she doesn’t have to defend her cousin, Jerica Nelson, anymore. She tried once and lost that battle. “She had a wide-open layup, and I was the only one down there with her — she got me good,” Pyles said. That was in eighth grade when Pyles was at Kodiak Middle School and Nelson was going to school in the Mat-Su Valley. The Nelson family moved back to Kodiak, and for the past two seasons the cous...
Mar 12, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS hoops land 6 on all-NLC team
Four of Kodiak’s starting five was selected to the girls Northern Lights Conference first team. ‘That is a neat feat to be able to have that happen,” Kodiak coach Amy Fogle said. “I think all four of them were very, very deserving. They just had a great season.” Seniors Megan Pyles, Hannah Wandersee and Carissa Cannon were voted to the first team, while senior Jerica Nelson was named the conference’s most valuable...
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Kodiak boys, girls open state with evening games
Kodiak High School’s girls and boys basketball squads both qualified for this year’s 4A state championships, the first time that has happened since 1985. The Alaska School Activities Association unveiled the state brackets during a live webcast Sunday evening. The top-seeded Kodiak girls play No. 8 Dimond in the opening round, while the eighth-seeded Kodiak boys open against top-seeded West Anchorage. The boys pla...
Mar 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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