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Kodiak ESS wins first region game
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools basketball team made history on Wednesday morning. The Ravens picked up the first regional win by an island co-op team with a 42-37 victory over Lumen Christi in a 1A Peninsula Conference Championship play-in game at Skyview High School in Soldotna. “I never heard these kids talk so much; they were pretty excited,” Kodiak ESS coach Russ Scotter said. Eighth-seeded ESS played top-s...
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Kodiak ESS begins regional play today
Kodiak’s Emerging Small Schools basketball team begins play today in the Peninsula Conference Championships at Skyview High School. The Ravens, the conference’s eighth seed, plays No. 9 Lumen Christi at 9 a.m. today. The winner of that game advances to play top-seeded Nikolaevsk at 8 p.m. today. The loser drops to a loser-out game at 9 a.m. Thursday. “They have a very positive attitude right now and we are going t...
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NLC rankings: March Madness begins for high school teams
The Northern Lights Conference Championships begin Thursday at Colony High School. Some teams are fighting for a chance to play at the state tournament, while other teams are already assured a spot based on the Alaska School Activities Association’s winning percentage index. The Kodiak boys need to win Friday’s game to get in. The Bears are ninth in the latest WPI rankings and most likely will not receive one of t...
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Fogle moves on in national contest
Amy Fogle is one step away from being named the top high school girls basketball coach in the nation. On Tuesday, Fogle won the western region in the USA Today High School Sports “Best Of” series with 5,261 votes. By winning the state and western rounds, Kodiak’s girls coach advances to the final stage — the national round. The national round is comprised of the eight regional winners and the two wild cards — the ...
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Ahn, Valdez finish second at wrestling tournament
Kodiak picked up a pair of runner-up finishes at the USGWA Girls State Championships Saturday at West Anchorage High School. Jenny Valdez and Yuri Ahn both placed second in the round-robin tournament, which is an unofficial girls state championship. Valdez, a senior, posted a 2-1 record in the 112-pound division with pins over Jadzia Martin and Diana Gaedecke, both of the Popeye Wrestling Club. Valdez’s only loss ...
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KHS opens NLC hoops tourney with matinees
Both of Kodiak’s basketball squads open the Northern Lights Conference Championships with Friday matinees. The No. 1 Kodiak girls (22-0) play at 1:30 p.m. Friday against either No. 4 Wasilla or No. 5 Palmer in a semifinal game at Colony High School. The Kodiak boys (14-9) finished second in the conference and will play a semifinal game at 3:15 p.m. Friday against either No. 3 Wasilla or No. 6 Kenai. All semifinal ...
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Kodiak girls finish the regular season undefeated
22-0. Kodiak’s girls basketball team ended a perfect regular season with a two-game sweep of Northern Lights Conference rival Wasilla. The Bears picked up a 50-29 win on Friday and a 62-46 victory on Saturday at Kodiak High School. This is the first team in the history of the girls program to post a perfect regular-season record. “To be honest, most of the girls, if you asked them the record they wouldn’t even kno...
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KHS boys split with Wasilla, earns second seed
Kodiak’s boys basketball team clinched the No. 2 seed for the Northern Lights Conference Championships with a split against Wasilla over the weekend in the Mat-Su Valley. On Friday, Jemuel Mangalus poured in a season-high 21 points in a 70-49 Kodiak victory. On Saturday, Kodiak lost 65-60 in a game that was decided in the final quarter. Kodiak (14-9) and Wasilla both finished the regular season with a 7-3 conferen...
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Kodiak looks to end skid against Wasilla
Kodiak’s girls basketball team puts its undefeated season on the line today and Saturday against Northern Lights Conference rival Wasilla. Top-ranked Kodiak has started the season with a program-best 20 consecutive victories. The Bears are 8-0 in the NLC and have already clinched the top seed for the conference championships that begins next Thursday at Colony High School. Wasilla is fourth in the NLC with a 4-4 r...
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Kodiak boys vying for NLC's top seed
Kodiak holds its own fate in clinching the boys regular-season Northern Lights Conference basketball title. The equation is simple: Sweep Wasilla. “This is huge for us,” Anderson said. “We went from 1-9 the first year I coached the program to hopefully in the fourth year winning the region crown.” Kodiak enters the 7 p.m. game today at Wasilla with a 6-2 conference record (13-8 overall). The two teams finish the s...
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