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Kodiak falls to Cascade
Kodiak had Oregon’s top-ranked 4A girls team on the ropes in the first half. The Bears, though, couldn’t deliver the knockout punch. Cascade overcame a 12-point deficit to win a back-and-forth 43-40 semifinal girls basketball game in the Clarke Cochrane Christmas Classic Wednesday afternoon in Ketchikan. Kodiak drops to Friday’s third/fifth-place game against host Ketchikan at 2 p.m. “I’m much more pleased with th...
Dec 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak shuts down Gig Harbor
In a game where points were hard to come by, Kodiak’s girls did just enough to earn their first victory of the season. Kodiak held Gig Harbor, Wash., scoreless for the first and fourth quarters in a 27-17 win Tuesday afternoon during the opening round of the Clarke Cochrane Christmas Classic in Ketchikan. The Bears advance to play Cascade, Ore., at 4 p.m. today in a semifinal contest. The winner advances to Friday...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys holds off alumni
For the first 34 minutes, Kodiak High School’s alumni team was poised for an upset victory over KHS’s current crop of boys basketball players. However, in the final six minutes, the alumni team displayed their age. Kodiak closed with an 18-10 run that helped it pull out an 83-74 win Monday afternoon at the KHS gym. “They got some talented kids out there,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. “I wanted us to run some ...
Dec 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS girls basketball team is headed to Ketchikan
Kodiak’s girls basketball team is spending part of its Christmas break in Ketchikan. The Bears are leaving the day after Christmas to participate in the four-day Clarke Cochrane Christmas Classic at Ketchikan High School. Kodiak opens against Gig Harbor, Wash. at 9 a.m. Tuesday. This will not be the first time Kodiak coach Stepahnie Dandliker has faced Gig Harbor, a city five minutes from Tacoma. Kodiak’s first-ye...
Dec 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former standouts appear at Kodiak wrestling practice
Christmas break is a time when Kodiak High School alumni come back to the island. Three alumni took time from their vacation Wednesday morning to rekindle old memories inside the KHS mat room. Southern Oregon University’s Jimmy Eggemeyer, Jamestown College’s Marlon Branson and former college All-American David O’Brien were present for Kodiak’s holiday practice. They weren’t just in the room — they were grappling w...
Dec 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sights of the season
Kodiak High School cheerleaders perform during the Kodiak boys basketball game against Lathrop Friday evening in the Kodiak High School gym. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boy hoopers get extended Xmas break
Kodiak’s reward for beginning the season with an eight-point victory over Lathrop is some time off. The Bears are in the midst of 18 consecutive days without playing an official game. “It is good to have some time off, but I wish we didn’t have three weeks,” Kodiak coach David Anderson said. “We are going to be reviewing the video from the Lathrop games and work on the stuff that we did bad.” Anderson is talking s...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Third quarter dooms Kodiak in opener
A dismal third quarter spoiled Stephanie Dandliker’s varsity head coaching debut for Kodiak.  Trailing by one point at intermission, Kodiak was outscored 11-4 by Lathrop in the third, which proved to be enough of a cushion for the Malamutes to score a 41-33 non-conference girls basketball victory Saturday at Kodiak High School.  Despite the loss, Dandliker wasn’t disappointed in her team’s struggle to score.  “We ...
Dec 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eggemeyer places sixth in Nevada
Southern Oregon University wrestler Jimmy Eggemeyer placed sixth at 149 pounds at the Reno Tournament of Champions Sunday in Reno, Nev. After getting bounced to the consolation bracket, Eggemeyer reeled off four straight wins before losing to Oregon State’s Scott Sakaguchi 5-1 in the fifth/sixth-place match. Eggemeyer finished the tournament with a 6-2 record, which included beating four NCAA Division I opponents....
Dec 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Basketball tourney heats up
Basketball has invaded Kodiak this holiday season. The City League Basketball Christmas Tournament started Sunday and runs through Dec. 30. Over that time, 50 games will be played at Kodiak High School, Kodiak Middle School and North Star Elementary. Five of the 30 teams entered will walk away as champions. The C Division title game is Thursday, Dec. 29, at 6:45 p.m. at the middle school and is followed by the B D...
Dec 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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