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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Lindquist, Hughes tops in the WAC
A pair of former Kodiak High School standout swimmers helped Northern Arizona University win its third consecutive Western Athletic Conference crown Saturday in Houston. Jori Lindquist and Ila Hughes combined to make five individual finals as the Lumberjacks amassed 807.5 points, 319.5 better than runner-up New Mexico State University. Hughes, a freshman, made a splash in her WAC Championship debut, picking up fou...
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Local Results: Feb. 29
City League Basketball Thursday, Feb. 25 RC 68, Trailblazers 51 TJ Agmata 23 points, Donnell Diesta 15, Jefferson Miranda 13, Eli Deardruff 10, Alfie Agmata 4 and Ace Sumera 3 for RC. Brian Parnell 19 points, Jo Putnam 10, Darren Luzano 9, Bill McGuire 5, Josh Desmaras 4 and Corey Gronn 4 for Trailblazers. PKIMC 65, Local Electric 59 Curtis Mortenson 22 points, Adrienne Chambers 18, Jason Chambers 12, Nick Caldero...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 29
QUESTION: What Alaska high school did Wasilla girls basketball coach Jeannie Herbert-Truax graduate from? FRIDAY’S ANSWER: Kodiak’s Joanna Garcia was named the 2011 Northern Lights Conference girls most valuable player despite Kodiak posting a 3-7 conference record. The senior guard averaged 10.3 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals a game. After high school, Garcia played one year for Morton Colle...
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TEEING OFF: What about chins?
Disturbing news hit the wire this week. Heartbreaking really. The American Kennel Club announced the most popular dog breeds in 2015 in the United States. I clicked the story and scrolled and scrolled and scrolled until I located the Japanese chin. Shockingly, the chin ranked 101st on the list. 101st? Really? What kind of second-rate list is this? I didn’t have the heart to look Gizmo and Pepper Jack in the eyes t...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 26
QUESTION: What Kodiak High School girls basketball player was named the 2011 Northern Lights Conference player of the year? THURSDAY’S ANSWER: Kodiak’s Mark Putney and brothers Erich and Justin Simpson were named to the 2004 state all-tournament baseball team. Kodiak topped Chugiak, 3-2 in eight innings, to win the state title with a 17-0 record.
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Local Results: Feb. 26
City League Basketball Wednesday Feb. 24 Nets System 45, Water of Life 43 Jeff Miranda 13 points, Chris Peters 12, Tommy Johnson 9, John Anderson 7 and Avery Javier 4 for Nets. Jordan Davis 12 points, Chris Caguing 10, Nick Lloyd 8, Caleb Pruitt 7 and Julian Hiner 4 for Water of Life. AIB 60, St. Herman’s 58 RJay Cabalar 15 points, Lito Pineda 13, Bem Barcelon 8, Alfie Arevalo 7, Daryl Villannera 7, Macartney Pror...
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Local youth clubs host visiting teams
Kodiak will be swarming with youth athletes this weekend. The Kodiak Hockey League and Kodiak Kingfishers are both hosting teams from the Kenai Peninsula. This is the first time KHL, a second-year nonprofit, is hosting off-island teams. The Homer Hockey Association is bringing 38 players — ages 8-14 — for the icebreaking event. Friday’s events at the Baranof Ice Rink features a skills competition beginning at 2:30...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 25
QUESTION: The Kodiak High School baseball team won the 2004 state title with an extra-inning win over Chugiak. Who were the three Bears named to the all-tournament team? WEDNESDAY’S ANSWER: The Kodiak boys basketball team defeated Colony, 56-50, in the 2014 Northern Lights Conference championship game. The Bears topped Wasilla, 58-42, in the semifinals.
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Local Results: Feb. 25
City League Basketball Monday, Feb. 22 RC 66, Nets 47 Donnell Diesta 20 points, Rex Boado 14, Tyson Miranda 11, Eli Dearduff 10, Tj Agmata 5, Ace Sumera 4 and Alife Agmata 2 for RC. Chris Peters 19 points, Avery Javier 11, John Anderson 6, Ryan Gabor 5, Jeff Miranda 4 and JR Gimeno 2 for Nets. St. Innocent’s 70, St.Herman’s 52 Tristen Amodo 27 points, Anton Gonopolskiy 14, John Hartung 11, Aldon Hoyle 10 and Alexs...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 24
QUESTION: What team did the Kodiak boys basketball team beat to win the 2014 Northern Lights Conference title? It was the program’s first title since 2001. MONDAY’S ANSWER: Tahna and Talon Lindquist have combined for four Alaska high school swimmer of the year awards. Tahna, a freshman at the University of Hawaii, won the top female award in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Talon, a sophomore at Kodiak High School, won the to...
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