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Caballa’s winning streak comes to an end
The longest winning streak on Kodiak High School’s wrestling team came to an end Saturday. Sophomore Andrew Caballa had won 26 straight matches dating back to last season until he dropped an 8-2 decision to South Anchorage’s Gavin Alvarado at the Alaska Dual Tournament. Caballa lost his next match, 8-6, to East Anchorage’s Brennan Girard, dropping his season record to 17-2 at 113 pounds. Caballa entered last weeke...
Dec 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blue/gold scrimmage
Josh Obas knocks the ball away from Eric Alas during Kodiak High School’s blue/gold scrimmage Friday at KHS. Kodiak opens the season Thursday against Mt. Edgecumbe at the Al Howard/Powerade Tip-Off Boys Basketball Tournament at Soldotna.
Dec 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS wrestling fifth at Alaska Duals
Last week, Pat Costello said his team was one of the top five wrestling teams in the state. Kodiak proved that this past weekend as the Bears finished fifth at the loaded Alaska Duals Tournament Saturday at South Anchorage High School. Kodiak advanced to the semifinals with victories over Service (44-31) and Eagle River (69-15) on Friday. The Bears fell 48-21 to Wasilla in Saturday’s semifinals. That was followed ...
Dec 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bears take on state’s best
Kodiak’s wrestling team is hoping momentum from last week’s surprise win over Palmer carries into the Alaska Duals Tournament. The tournament, which begins today at South Anchorage High School, features 16 of the top 4A wrestling schools in the state. Coach Pat Costello believes his team, following a 40-37 win over a powerful Palmer squad, is one of the top five teams in the state. A good showing at the Alaska Dua...
Dec 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rural schools combine for success on volleyball court
Four village schools combined to make history last weekend. Students from Akhiok, Karluk, Larsen Bay and Ouzinkie combined to place third at the Southwest Region I Mixed 6 Volleyball Championships at Nikolaevsk near Homer. This was the first time a co-op team represented Kodiak Island at a regional tournament, rural schools principal Phil Johnson said. The team was called the Kodiak ESS Ravens. ESS stands for emer...
Dec 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hughes competes at national swim meet
Ila Hughes is at her best when she is nervous.  Expect the Kodiak High School sophomore standout to be a bit nervous when she makes her national swimming debut today at the University of Tennessee.  Hughes is competing in the 2012 Speedo Winter Junior National Championships, an event she qualified for with a scorching fast 100-yard freestyle time at this year’s Alaska state championships.  The butterflies will be ...
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys hoops blue/gold scrimmage tonight
Kodiak High School’s boys basketball team takes to the floor Friday in the annual blue/gold scrimmage. The game, which normally pits the varsity against the junior varsity, begins at 7 p.m. in the high school gym. The boys’ first official game of the season is Thursday, Dec. 13, against Mt. Edgecumbe at the Al/Howard Powerade Tip Off Basketball Tournament in Soldotna. Elks Hoop Shoot The Elks Hoop Shoot begins at ...
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time for hoops
Kodiak High School basketball players run through a dribbling drill at Tuesday’s practice at KHS. The girls open the season at home against South Anchorage on Dec. 21, while the boys begin their season Dec. 13 at the Al Howard/Powerade Tip Off Boys Basketball Tournament in Soldotna. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak runners enjoy Calif. sun
Levi Thomet paced six Kodiak High School runners at Saturday’s Foot Locker West Regional in Walnut, Calif. Thomet, a sophomore, placed 31st in the seeded boys 5-kilometer race with a time of 16 minutes, 24 seconds. He was 34 seconds shy of cracking the top 10 and earning a place in this week’s Foot Locker Nationals in California. Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said Thomet was 50th after the first mile and slowly moved...
Dec 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak displays patience at Robin Hervey (video)
Patience is a part of wrestling. That was never more apparent to Kodiak’s Andrew Caballa than at Saturday’s 35th Robin Hervey Tournament. Caballa arrived at Kodiak High School at 9:30 a.m. for weigh-ins. Ninety minutes later, he warmed up with his team before the tournament. After that, he played the waiting game. His first — and only — match came shortly after 4 p.m. — nearly five hours after the start of the tou...
Dec 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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