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Wandersee to play hoops at UAA
Hannah Wandersee is headed to the University of Alaska Anchorage. Kodiak’s 6-foot-2 senior center signed her National Letter of Intent to play women’s basketball for the Seawolves on Thursday in front of friends and family at Kodiak High School. Her mother and father, Jenny and Dayton, joined her at the signing table and when their daughter set the pen down the crowd of about 20 erupted. “It is a little nerve-wrac...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet, Ahn claim Pentathlon crowns
A distance specialist and a first-time trackster proved to be the most diverse athletes in the Kodiak Invincible Pentathlon.  Junior Levi Thomet won the boys title with 2,714 points, while junior Yuri Ahn took the girls title with 2,390 points.  Thomet, the top distance runner in the state, won two of the five events — the 800 meters and the high jump — for his first pentathlon title, 161 points ahead of runner-up...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS softball starts slow against Sitka, Juneau
Kodiak’s 2014 softball season started with four consecutive losses in Sitka. On Friday, the Bears fell to Juneau-Douglas 11-0 and Sitka 4-3 and then lost 12-4 to Juneau and 6-3 to Sitka on Saturday. “They are both tough teams,” Kodiak coach Sam Catt said. “I was telling somebody yesterday (Saturday) I don’t really mind going 0-4 right off the bat against what I think are the two best teams in our division.” Juneau...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS dance team scores three titles in Hawaii
Kodiak High School’s dance team traveled all the way to Hawaii only to find out they were the only dance squad competing at the Aloha International Spirit Championships. There were plenty of cheer and all-star teams there, but they were not competing in Kodiak’s division. “I’m still proud of the fact that the girls didn’t let it bother them and they performed to the best of their abilities,” Kodiak coach Sarah Nug...
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball drops final game in Calif.
Kodiak’s trip to California ended Thursday with a 9-7 loss to Orange Glen (Calif.) in a consolation game at the Lions Invitational High School Baseball Tournament in San Diego. The Bears won their first game of the tournament on Monday, then dropped the next three to head home with a 3-4 overall record. Kodiak is 1-7 all-time in the Lions Tournament that features 128 teams spread over eight divisions. “We came out...
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak drops second game in San Diego
Kodiak suffered its second straight defeat in California on Wednesday. The Bears committed six errors and never led in a 15-5 loss to Lincoln (Calif.) in a pool play game at the Lions Invitational High School Baseball Tournament in San Diego, Calif. Kodiak (3-3) finished pool play with a 1-2 record and failed to advance to a semifinal game today. Lincoln won the four-team pool and moved on in the Division I tourna...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak track prepares for F/V Invincible Pentathlon
By Saturday afternoon Marcus Dunbar will find out who his most versatile track athletes are. The F/V Invincible Pentathlon begins today and concludes Saturday. The three-day event has become a staple on Kodiak’s track schedule. “It gives people a chance to do something they normally wouldn’t do that they might be pretty good at,” Dunbar said. Kodiak’s pentathlon is different from other pentathlons. The team compet...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS softball team to lean on experience
Last season, Sam Catt coached Kodiak’s softball team to the state tournament for the first time since taking over the program in 2011. This season he is hoping an experienced-laden roster will give him his first Northern Lights Conference title, and the school’s first crown since 2009. “That would be nice … but it is going to be tough,” Catt said. ‘That would be awesome if we could do that.” Kodiak, last year’s co...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak baseball lets win slip away
It is said that the toughest out in a baseball game is the last out. Kodiak found that out Tuesday afternoon. With the Bears one out away from victory, Rockland (Calif.) erupted for seven runs to stun Kodiak 8-4 in a pool play game at the Lions Invitational High School Baseball Tournament in sunny San Diego, Calif. “Any loss is tough. This one was especially tough because we outplayed them for the entire game,” Ko...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS baseball wins first game in San Diego
A big fifth inning paved the way for Kodiak’s first victory in the Lions Invitational High School Baseball Tournament. The Bears scored five times in the third and held on to beat Foothills Christian (Calif.) 10-7 in a pool play game Monday in San Diego, Calif. Kodiak went 0-3 in its tournament debut in 2011. The tournament features 128 teams that are spread throughout eight divisions. Kodiak is one of 16 teams in...
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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