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Kodiak softball battles for state
Kodiak’s softball team closes out regular-season play with a two-game series against Soldotna that starts today at East Addition Park. Today’s game starts at 5 p.m., while Saturday’s begins at 2 p.m. Both games count in the Northern Lights Conference standings. One victory over the Stars would give the Bears the conference’s second berth into the small-school state championships. A Soldotna sweep would give the St...
May 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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SHOOTING FOR STATE: Kodiak enters conference tournament as No. 1 seed
Last year’s heartbreaking regional loss to Colony still lingers in the minds of mostly everybody involved with the Kodiak High School baseball program. Up four runs and five outs away from clinching a berth to the state tournament, the Bears committed a heap of errors and watched the Knights score 11 runs to ride off to state with a 15-10 victory. “We almost get reminded of it everyday,” senior Brandan Pickett sai...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak soccer nets accolades
In a season of firsts, Kodiak’s soccer program snagged its first all-Northern Lights Conference players. Juniors Omar Beltran and Jose Cortez earned second-team accolades, while Daniel Beltran was an honorable mention. Omar Beltran netted two goals and two assists for the Kodiak boys, while Cortez tallied three goals and three assists. Two of Cortez’s goals came in a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Nikiski. He h...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball opens against Houston
Kodiak’s road to a Southcentral Conference baseball title begins with Houston. The Bears, the South Division’s top team, drew the Hawks, the North Division’s worst team, in the opening round of the conference championships that begin Thursday at Houston High School and Bumpus Ball Fields in Wasilla. The two teams will collide at 1 p.m. at Bumpus. The winner advances to a semifinal game played later that day at 7 p...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS track sends 17 to state
Kodiak’s track and field team qualified 17 individuals and three relays for the state championships that begin Friday at Dimond High. The boys, vying for their third state title since 2007, pushed 11 athletes into the field — tied for second most with West Valley. Dimond and Lathrop will both be represented by 12 athletes. The Kodiak boys are also sending three relays to state — the 800, the 1,600 and the 3,200. L...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christensen scores at regionals
Port Lions’ Chandra Christiansen picked up four points at the Region II Track and Field Championships that concluded Saturday at Susitna Valley High School. The freshman earned four points with her fourth-place finishes in the 100-meter run and the long jump. She recorded a time of 14.35 seconds in the 100 and had a mark of 12 feet, 10.5 inches in the long jump. Christiansen did not qualify for the small-school st...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak softball nearly tops Dimond
After turning a game-saving double play in the fifth inning, Kodiak was one out away from its first victory at home this season. The Bears then found out that the hardest out is sometimes the toughest one to get. Dimond’s next six batters reached base — five on base hits — as the Lynx scored five times with two outs to register a 9-5 nonconference softball victory Saturday at East Addition Park. The game was halte...
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mangalus, Alcaide display speed in the sprints
While Kodiak’s distance crew makes headlines, a pair of sprinters are quietly putting together career seasons, giving the Bears the push they need to make a run for the state track and field title. “That is our motivation to try to get noticed,” junior Billy Alcaide said. “We know our distance squad is No. 1 in the state, and the sprinters just try to work hard. We are getting there.” Alcaide and senior Jemuel Man...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS boys soccer season ends
The first varsity season of Kodiak boys soccer came to an end Thursday at Colony High School. Colony, the defending state champions, scored in the opening minute and rolled to an 8-1 victory on the first day of the Northern Lights Conference Championships. The Knights moved on in the three-day tournament, while the Bears ended their season with a 2-6 record. “Colony is a different class of soccer. They are a seaso...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wasilla baseball downs Kodiak
Kodiak ran into a red-hot pitcher Thursday evening. Wasilla’s Nolan Monaghan struck out 12 in leading the Warriors to a 10-0 Southcentral Conference baseball victory in Wasilla. Monaghan started the game with five straight strikeouts and fanned seven of the first nine hitters he faced. He gave up only one hit in five innings, a single to Frank Carlson in the fourth inning, and tossed 28 strikes in his first 31 pit...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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