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Playbook: April 8
Friday, April 8 Baseball: Kodiak Blue/Gold game at Baranof Field, 5 p.m. Boys soccer: Kodiak vs. Houston at Joe Floyd Track and Field. 7 p.m. Girls soccer: Kodiak vs. Houston at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 5 p.m. Track: Invincible Pentathlon at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9 Boys soccer: Kodiak vs. Houston at Joe Floyd Track and Field, noon Girls soccer: Kodiak vs. Houston at Joe Floyd Track...
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Wandersee ends first season with UAA with title game loss
A spirited late-game rally was not enough to propel the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team to the program’s first national title. Trailing Lubbock Christian University by 14 points in the fourth quarter, the Seawolves trimmed the deficit to four with just over a minute left but couldn’t pull any closer in what turned out to be a 78-73 loss in the NCAA Division II national championship game, Mon...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soldotna rallies to knock off Kodiak in conference opener
The Kodiak boys’ Northern Lights Conference soccer opener contained everything from jubilation to heartache. The Bears led Soldotna 3-0 before 13 minutes clicked off the clock; the Stars rallied with four straight goals to lead at halftime; Kodiak netted the equalizer late in the second half; Soldotna booted the game-winner in the 74th minute and tapped in a bonus goal in the final seconds. Whew. You can take a br...
Apr 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls blanked in season opener
Kodiak’s girls soccer team was faced with the daunting task of starting the season against Soldotna, last season’s Northern Lights Conference runner-up and sixth-place finisher at the state tournament. And to boot, the Bears were shorthanded, having only 10 players in Saturday’s conference tilt. That all added up to a 14-0 loss to the Stars at Joe Floyd Track and Field. “The girls had great hustle, good spirit and...
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Pillans strong in debut
Kodiak’s Kordell Pillans started the 2016 track and field season exactly how he ended the 2015 season — on top. Pillans, the defending 4A state champion in the shot put and discus, won both those events at the season-opening Big C Relays, Friday and Saturday inside the Dome in Anchorage. The senior won the shot put with a career-best mark of 51 feet, 10.25 inches and grabbed the discus title with a heave of 152-06...
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Champs are back
For the fifth time in program history, the Kodiak boys’ track and field team begins the season as the defending 4A state champions. The previous four times never resulted in a repeat. Will that change this season? Senior Kordell Pillans believes it can. “Two out of the three track seasons that I have been here we have won state,” he said. “I’m hoping we can make it three out of the four times that I’m here.” Pilla...
Apr 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak girls aim for first victory
Last season was so foreign to the Kodiak High School girls soccer team that they practiced everything, even walking through the playing of the national anthem. In year two, the players feel like seasoned veterans. “The biggest thing was that it was a new experience for them being in a league,” assistant coach Emma Marr said. “There is no fear factor for the girls now. I remember when we started last year we were p...
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak soccer aims to build off 2-6 campaign
Kodiak High School’s boys soccer team had a groundbreaking first season by finishing in the top four of the Northern Lights Conference South Division and qualifying for the regional tournament. The Bears aim to build on that in their second season. The team has two goals: make a return trip to regionals, but this time as one of the top three teams in the six-team South Division. “We think we have the skill and abi...
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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HOOPS: Juneau, Wasilla finish on top
Juneau’s boys and Wasilla’s girls cut down the nets inside the Alaska Airlines Center after claiming state 4A basketball titles Saturday in Anchorage. Juneau won its first title since 1998 — that team was highlighted by Carloz Boozer — with a low-scoring 38-31 victory over Dimond in the boys championship game. The Crimson Bears, which needed buzzer-beaters to beat Bartlett (58-57) and rival Ketchikan (42-40) in th...
Mar 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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TRACK: Blue/gold results
Blue/gold results Boys 100 meters — 1. Billy Alcaide, 11.5 seconds; 2. Jay Miranda, 11.7; 3. Rubin Romero, 12.1; 4. Joel Francisco, 12.3; 5. Brian Mangrobang, 12.4; 6. Art Alejandro, 12.5; 7. Jerome Morzo, 12.6; 7. Bernardo Fernandez, 12.7; 9. Isaiah Galindez, 12.8; 9. Seth Burnett, 12.8; 11. Elcon Catubig, 12.9; 11. Damien Cumplido, 12.9; 11. Jeff Orille, 12.9; 14. Aaron Alonzo, 13.0; 15. Melvin Jr. Alonzo, 13.0;...
Mar 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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