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A FAMILY MOMENT: Caguing brothers play together for first time
With time ticking off the game clock, and Kodiak trailing Wasilla by double figures, coach David Anderson peered down the bench and motioned to three players. Chris Caguing, Brian Caguing and Augistine Caguing all stood up, strolled to the scorers’ table and nestled side-by-side on one knee waiting for a whistle. The whistle finally came with 1 minute, 10 seconds left in last Saturday’s game, and for the first and...
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Kodiak girls advance to semifinals
It wasn’t easy, but in the end Kodiak moved one victory away from a repeat trip to state. The third-seeded Bears escaped the upset-minded Palmer Moose with a 35-30 victory in a Northern Lights Conference opening-round girls basketball game Thursday at Kenai High School. “Palmer came into the game with nothing to lose and gave it everything they had,” Kodiak coach Krista Hicks said. Kodiak slides into a 3 p.m. semi...
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Palmer blasts Kodiak boys
By the time Kodiak found its shooting touch, it was already too late to save the season. Palmer scored the game’s first eight points and never looked back, handing Kodiak a 77-61 loss in a Northern Lights Conference opening-round boys basketball game Thursday at Kenai High School. The Bears, last year’s NLC champions, scored more points in the fourth quarter (33) than they had through the first three quarters (28)...
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ESS hoops season ends
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools’ basketball season came to an end Thursday in Anchorage. After beating Nanwalek, 72-30, Thursday morning, the Ravens fell to Wasilla Lake, 79-60, to bow out of the Peninsula Conference Championships at Lumen Christi High School. “We played really good,” ESS coach Ross Elvehjem said. “Playing two games inside of six hours is kind of hard.” ESS concluded its season with a 3-11 recor...
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Hughes leads Kodiak into NLC Championships
For the past few months, Ila Hughes has proved she doesn’t need to be in water to be successful. She is also pretty good on dry land. The Kodiak High School standout swimmer has made a splash in her return to the girls basketball team. At 4:30 p.m. today, Hughes leads the third-seeded Bears into the Northern Lights Conference Championships against sixth-seeded Palmer at Kenai High School. “She has been huge for ou...
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Kodiak seeks repeat crown
David Anderson couldn’t help but smile when he first looked at the bracket for the Northern Lights Conference Championships. Kodiak’s boys basketball coach was still wearing a smile a day later while watching his team practice at Kodiak High School on Tuesday. His team opens defense of its NLC title at 3 p.m. today against Palmer in an opening-round game at Kenai High School. The winner advances to play in a Frida...
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ESS falls to CIA
Any dreams of an upset evaporated in the first quarter for the Kodiak Emerging Small Schools’ basketball team. Second-seeded Cook Inlet Academy rattled off the game’s first eight points and cruised to a 74-35 victory over ESS in the opening-round of the boys’ Peninsula Conference Championships Wednesday at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage. ESS (2-9) dropped to the consolation bracket, where it will have to w...
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Bartleson leads ESS into regionals
Wade Bartleson doesn’t sugarcoat what it is like being a teenager in Port Lions, a village of roughly 200 people that is only accessible by plane or boat. “I’m not going to lie, it is a little bit boring,” Bartleson said. Lucky for Bartleson he has basketball. He has spent nearly his entire life bouncing, shooting and passing a basketball on the north end of Kodiak Island. And he has gotten pretty good at it, too....
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Kodiak hoops to battle Palmer
Kodiak High School basketball will see plenty of the Palmer Moose on Thursday. Both the boys and girls play Palmer in the opening round of the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Kenai High School. The boys play at 3 p.m., followed by the girls at 4:45 p.m. The boys enter as the fourth seed, while Palmer is a fifth seed. Both teams finished with 3-7 NLC records. Kodiak won the tiebreaker, and was awarded t...
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Powers wins Wyoming state title
Former Kodiak High School standout Kerry Powers added another state title to his resume on Saturday. Powers captured the 220-pound title at the Wyoming 4A state wrestling championships. The senior from Sheridan defeated Gillette’s Zach Taylor, 8-6, in the title bout to win the school’s only championship. Powers concluded his final prep season with a 38-4 record, and will wrestle for the Air Force Academy. “It has ...
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