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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 10
QUESTION: Who was the first Kodiak High School boy to win a state swimming title? TUESDAY’S ANSWER: Kodiak’s Carissa Cannon scored a game-high 21 points in a 65-41 victory over Colony in the 2013 4A girls state basketball championship game. Cannon added five steals, five rebounds and four assists.
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Alumni Roundup: Dunbar snags indoor championship qualifying time
Near the midway point of Friday’s 3,000-meter run, Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar was nestled in the back of a star-studded field. He didn’t stay there long. Dunbar, a professional runner for Nike, moved up in the second half of the race and finished fourth in a high performance meet at the House of Track in Portland, Oregon. He clocked a time of 7 minutes, 43.33 seconds, chipping two seconds off of his personal-best time...
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Playbook: Feb. 9
Thursday, Feb. 11 Boys basketball: Kodiak ESS vs. Seldovia at the Seldovia Tournament, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12 Boys basketball: Kodiak ESS vs. Nanwalek at the Seldovia Tournament, 4:30 p.m. Kodiak at Soldotna. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Soldotna at Kodiak High School. C squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13 Boy...
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Bears fall in nail-biter
With a boisterous Kodiak crowd and the game on the line, Kenai’s Luke Beiser didn’t even flinch. The 6-foot-4 sophomore swished a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds left that lifted the Kardinals to a 48-47 Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory over Kodiak during a Saturday matinee at Kodiak High School. The pressure-packed shots pushed Kodiak’s losing streak to 10 — the Bears fell 58-35 in Friday’s...
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Walker commits to volleyball and track at Olympic College
It’s a good thing Richelle Walker wasn’t pinning her hopes on receiving a college bowling scholarship. On a recent visit to Olympic College in Washington state, Walker went bowling with the track coach. She didn’t fill the scoresheet with spares or strikes. “About the only fault we find is her bowling skills need some improving,” Olympic track coach Dan Dittmer wrote in an email. Walker did impress Dittmer with he...
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Kodiak boys battle Kenai
After eight straight road games, Kodiak’s boys basketball team plays in front of the home crowd tonight against Kenai. The Northern Lights Conference game tips at 7:30 p.m. Kodiak hasn’t played a home game since beating North Pole on Jan. 9, the final day of the Joe Floyd tournament. The Bears have only played two of their 13 games this season at home. Coach David Anderson said he is looking forward to being back ...
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Wasilla girls drop from top spot
The top girls team in the Northern Lights Conference lost its top spot in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. Wasilla dropped to second in the 4A rankings, while Dimond grabbed the No. 1 slot. Ketchikan, East Anchorage and Lathrop rounded out the top 5. All five teams are competing in the Dimond Lady Lynx Tournament that started Wednesday. The Ketchikan boys remained as the top team in the boys 4A r...
Feb 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NLC Power Rankings: Setting the record straight
A week ago, I reported an incorrect answer to a trivia question in the Daily Mirror. Turns out Rob Foster scored a Kodiak High School boys basketball record 61 points in a 116-43 win over Homer in Nov. 1971. I reported he scored 63. I should have double-checked the information that I received. An article written by Joe Floyd that appeared on the front page of the Nov. 22, 1971, Daily Mirror sets the record straigh...
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Playbook: Feb. 3
Friday, Feb. 5 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C-squad, 4:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 6 p.m.; varsity, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Kodiak High School. C-squad, 10 a.m.; junior varsity, 11:30 a.m.; varsity, 1 p.m.
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 3
WEDNESDAY'S QUESTION: In 1972, Kodiak High School hosted the Class A State Basketball Tournament. What four teams participated? TUESDAY’S ANSWER: Levi Fried won 19 Region III titles (four team cross country, three team track, three 1,600- and 3,200-meter relay, one 400 and 800, two individual wrestling, one team wrestling and team basketball. before graduating from Kodiak High School in 2015.
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