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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 | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Wandersee scores big in UAA loss
Despite getting 16 points from Hannah Wandersee, the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team dropped a 71-62 decision Saturday at Western Washington University. The loss was the Seawolves’ first of the season (12-1, 1-1 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) and it snapped a school-record 13-game road winning streak. Wandersee, a 6-foot-1 redshirt freshman from Kodiak, shot 5 of 7 from the field and m...
Dec 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak wrestling wins Wash. tourney
Kodiak wrestling returned from the Pacific Northwest with a tournament title. The Bears won a dual tournament at Stanwood High School on Saturday in Washington state. Kodiak won 10 matches to defeat Franklin Pierce, 55-24, in the championship dual. Hunter Bigley (220), Bryan Gonzalez (106), Krystal Fabricante (113), Russell Delacruz (120), Walter Brewer (132), Josh Nummer (138) and Scott Larionoff (145) all won by...
Dec 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Runners finish season in Calif.
Five Kodiak High School cross country runners finished their cross country seasons Saturday at the Foot Locker West Regionals in sunny Walnut, California. Senior Michael Parnell produced the top time of the group, covering the 5-kilometer Mt. SAC course in 18 minutes, 00.6 seconds — the exact time he produced a year ago on the same course. Parnell placed 168th out of 223 runners in the boys seeded race. Utah’s Gar...
Dec 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 KHS runners head to California for Foot Locker
Brenden Thompson is tired of running in chilly conditions. That is one reason why the sophomore decided to join four other Kodiak High School runners at Saturday’s Foot Locker Cross Country West Regionals in Walnut, California. “I’m looking forward to the warm weather,” said Thompson before the start of Wednesday’s practice at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Wednesday greeted the California-bound runners with near free...
Dec 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS wrestlers compete in Wash. state
Kodiak junior Scott Larionoff has never wrestled outside of Alaska. That changes today when the Bears compete in a jamboree — a preseason dual — against Union High School in Camas, Washington, a 4A classification school located 176 miles south of Seattle. The fun doesn’t stop there. The Bears have stops at Washington (Tacoma), Auburn and Stanwood high schools during their four-day trip through the Evergreen State....
Dec 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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No home meet for KHS wrestling this season
When the 2015 Kodiak wrestling schedule came out, there were two homes meets on the calendar. Unfortunately, neither of the two meets materialized. So, for the first time in decades, the Bears will not wrestle at home. “This is terrible,” Kodiak first-year coach Mike Hautala said. “It feels like we don’t have a home. What makes it hard is getting Kodiak excited about wrestling. If we don’t have a face, we lose tha...
Nov 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three wrestlers place at Lancer
With a skeleton crew of wrestlers, Kodiak placed 19th at the Lancer Smith Memorial, the largest tournament of the season, over the weekend in Palmer. Three of Kodiak’s six wrestlers placed, as the Bears tallied 50 points in the 43-team field. Bryan Gonzalez and Scott Larionoff both finished fourth in their respective weight classes, while Russel Delacruz placed fifth. Gonzalez went 4-2 in the tournament, with both...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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ESS volleyball ends season at regions
The fourth season of Kodiak Emerging Small Schools volleyball came to an end on Saturday at the Denali Conference Championships in Seldovia. The Ravens finished third in the four-team tournament with a 1-2 record. The team lost to Seldovia and beat Fort Yukon in the first match of the consolation bracket. “I think we did well,” first-year ESS coach Danielle Christiansen said. “I’m excited for next year. We still h...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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ESS volleyball in search of inaugural state berth
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer For most teenagers, moving from North Pole to Larsen Bay would be the end of the world. Not for senior Liam Bogardus. “It’s not really that much of a difference,” he said. “My father was military, so we moved a lot. Transitioning was not that different.” Bogardus has lived in five states — Alaska, Texas, Montana, North Carolina and New York — and has traveled to every state but Haw...
Nov 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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