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Kodiak baseball tops Palmer
Scoring in every inning but two, Kodiak cruised by Palmer, 12-5, in a Southcentral Conference baseball game Wednesday in the Mat-Su Valley. The Bears have won their past two conference games and are now 2-4, 3-6 overall. Kodiak scored 12 runs on only four hits — a single and a triple from senior Sam Bennett, a run-scoring double from freshman Nevin Lee, and a single from freshman Anders Hocum. The Bears benefited ...
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sprinting up the Charts
When Billy Alcaide entered high school four years ago, he started cooking for himself. Mom’s orders. The food he prepared wasn’t always the healthiest, and being Filipino his plate usually contained white rice. The Kodiak High School senior’s eating habits changed last week. “I just made healthier decisions, like eating white meat, vegetables and brown rice incorporated with white rice,” said Alcaide, who took a c...
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS boys blank Palmer
The Kodiak boys’ soccer team upped its consecutive win/draw streak to eight with a 4-0 victory over Palmer Tuesday at Palmer High School. “I really don’t know where this team is going to go next, because they keep getting better every game,” Kodiak coach Eric Waltenbaugh said via cell phone from Palmer. If this was the Bears’ final regular-season match — Waltenbaugh is trying to schedule a game for this weekend an...
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS girls finish soccer season
The Kodiak girls’ soccer team likely finished its season with a 3-0 nonconference loss to Palmer, Tuesday at Palmer High School. The Bears finished their second varsity campaign with a 0-10 overall record, 0-4 in the Northern Lights Conference South Division. Kodiak could still notch the program’s first win if its game against Seward is not made up. The two teams were supposed to play in Kodiak in early April, but...
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KHS boys soccer ties Wasilla; girls lose
An unfortunate call by the official in the final seconds of Monday’s soccer match against Wasilla, cost Kodiak's boys a chance at victory. In extra time, the Warriors booted in a free kick from 25-yards out that forged a 1-1 draw in a nonconference match at Wasilla. Kodiak coach Eric Waltenbaugh said it was a “bogus call,” but was proud of how his troops dominated the entire match. “The good thing is that this gam...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bears grab first conference win
After squandering a late rally in Friday’s series opener against Homer, Kodiak cashed in Saturday. The Bears scored six runs in the sixth inning to grab a 14-10 Southcentral Conference baseball victory at Baranof Field. Kodiak dropped Friday’s game 11-9 in extra innings and now stands at 1-4 in the conference, 2-6 overall. “It’s good for this young group to get that win so they know what it feels like,” Kodiak coa...
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak boys win Homer Invitational
For the second season in a row, the Kodiak boys captured the Homer Invitational. Behind seven first-place finishes, the Bears cruised to the title with 149 points, 60 points ahead of runner-up Anchorage Christian. Kordell Pillans increased his school record in the shot put with a winning toss of 55 feet, 0.50 inches. The senior also won the discus with a mark of 137-01. Senior sprinter Billy Alcaide zoomed to firs...
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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SOCCER: Kodiak boys tie Kenai; girls lose
Kodiak’s boys soccer team earned the program’s first draw Saturday against Kenai. The two teams played to a 0-0 tie in a Northern Lights Conference South Division contest at Kenai. The Bears are now 2-1-1 in conference, 5-2-1 overall. Kenai is now 2-0-1 in conference, 7-2-1 overall. “We had a game plan and the kids executed it pretty much to a tee,” Kodiak coach Eric Waltenbaugh said. “I’m really proud of the whol...
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball falls to Kenai, SoHi
After a three-game swing to the Kenai Peninsula, Kodiak’s softball team is still searching for its first victory of the season. The Bears lost to Soldotna 14-1 on Friday and 14-2 on Saturday, and fell to Kenai 19-14 Saturday morning. Soldotna pitcher Emily Jackson no-hit Kodiak on Friday, but gave up a Sage Glamann home run — her second this season — on Saturday. By the bottom of the third, Kodiak trailed Kenai 19...
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS boys boot Nikiski
Kodiak’s boys' soccer team scored an important 3-1 Northern Lights Conference victory over Nikiski, Thursday on the Kenai Peninsula. The win upped the Bears’ South Division record to 2-1, 5-2 overall, and should put them into the conference tournament — only the top four teams in the six-team division advance to postseason play. Last year, Kodiak made the conference tournament as a fourth seed. This season, coach ...
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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