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Bartlett zooms past Kodiak boys in season opener
A third-quarter run powered Bartlett past Kodiak, 76-46, in a season-opening boys basketball game Thursday at the Cougar Tip Off at Service High School. Jerome Morzo, a 5-foot-7 junior guard, led a trio of Kodiak players in double figures in scoring with 12 points. Junior Bryan Mangrobang tossed in 11, while Brian Caguing added 10, hitting two of the team’s five 3-pointers. Morzo and Mangrobang made their first va...
Dec 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys return three starters from last year’s squad
Kodiak High School boys basketball coach David Anderson is predicting breakout seasons from his three returning starters. Seniors Ryan Bezona and Billy Alcaide, and junior Keith Osowski enter the 2015-2016 with more experience and confidence. The trio combined to average 14.8 points per game last season on a team that went 6-18 and finished fifth in the Northern Lights Conference. Alcaide, a 5-foot-5 speedy point ...
Dec 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak hits the road this season
The Kodiak High School boys basketball team will rack up the miles this season. The team has six regular-season trips off the island, with games in Fairbanks, Sitka, Juneau, Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula. Four of Kodiak’s first five weekends will be spent on the road. The team opens today at the Cougar Tip Off tournament at Service High School, then plays at West Valley (Jan. 15-16), Mt Edgecumbe (Jan. 21), Ju...
Dec 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls return three full-time players from last year’s 14-10 squad
At the end of a practice last week, members of Kodiak High School’s girls basketball team gathered at one end of the court and sang while a coach recorded on their phone. The music session, which probably would have not impressed the judges on “The Voice,” ended with laughter. “They are a bunch of goofballs,” second-year coach Krista Hicks said. “They just have really great personalities.” Hicks had a successful f...
Dec 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak’s schedule full of home games
The Kodiak High School girls basketball team will spend a lot of time at home during the 2015-2016 season. The Bears will play nine of their 19 regular-season games in the cozy confines of the KHS gymnasium. “I love that we are home a lot,” second-year coach Krista Hicks said. “Lots of home games and lots of community support. I hope the girls just live it up because we didn’t get a lot of home games last year.” T...
Dec 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak wrestling sends 8 to state
Eight wrestlers will represent Kodiak at the state championships that begin Friday at Chugiak High School. Bryan Gonzalez (106 pounds), Russel Delacruz (120), Shaun Walton (126), Josh Nummer (132), Scott Larionoff (138), Gabe Nummer (152) and Hunter Bigley (220) all qualified for the 4A boys state tournament, while Kristal Fabricante (113) qualified for the first 1234A girls state tournament. Gonzalez and Delacruz...
Dec 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak wrestling fifth at NLC championships
For the first time since 2008, Kodiak did not have a wrestler stand atop the podium at the in Northern Lights Conference Championships. The streak snapped when junior Russel Delacruz fell to Colony’s Levi Hopkins, 7-5, in the 120-pound championship bout, Saturday at Wasilla High School. Kodiak took 19 wrestlers to the conference championships and Delacruz was the only one to reach the final round. Delacruz navitag...
Dec 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Food poisoning limits Lindquist at juniors
Food poisoning dampened Talon Lindquist’s second trip to the Speedo Winter Junior Championships. Lindquist missed both of his swimming events on Saturday — the 200-yard backstroke and the 200 butterfly — because of food poisoning, according to John Lindquist, his father and coach. “Really bummed for him,” John Lindquist wrote in a text message. Kodiak’s talented sophomore swimmer did get one day of competition in,...
Dec 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak wrestling heads to NLC Championships
Mike Hautala is ready for his inaugural Northern Lights Conference wrestling championships. Haircut. Check. New tie. Check. Nice clothes. Check. Kodiak’s first-year coach hopes at least one of his wrestlers reaches Saturday’s spotlight finals at Wasilla High School so he can show off his duds. The Bears have had at least one NLC champion in the last six tournaments — Jay-Ar Small and Levi Fried won it all last yea...
Dec 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lindquist competes at Speedo Winter Junior Nationals
When Talon Lindquist entered high school he picked swimming over basketball. It appears he made the right decision. The Kodiak High School sophomore has won four state titles — all in different events — and this week is competing in his second Speedo Winter Junior Championships. The four-day event begins Thursday in Austin, Texas. “I knew it was going to be a hard decision to pick one, but I knew I had to pick one...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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