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Kodiak girls begin quest to state
While the Northern Lights Conference Championships kicked off Thursday at Soldotna High School, Kodiak’s girls basketball team spent part of its day at Cook Inlet Academy. Kodiak coach Stephanie Smiley wanted her team to get one more practice before facing Colony in today’s semifinal round at 4:15 p.m. The winner clinches a berth to the 4A state tournament and advances to Saturday’s championship game. The Bears, t...
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Weekend events: Rollers host meet and greet
The Rock Island Rollers — Kodiak’s roller derby team — is having a Roller Disco Meet tonight at Tony’s Bar. The event begins at 7 p.m. and features a silent auction, door prizes and music. The Rock Island Rollers, formed in Nov. 2011, will also be in attendance for a meet and greet. The event is a fundraiser for their first bout. Fun run The Coffee to Coffee Fun Run is Saturday at 10 a.m. Registration begins at 9:...
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Playbook: March 8
Today Boys basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Soldotna High School, 2:30 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak vs. Colony at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Soldotna High School, 4:15 p.m. Saturday, March 9 Boys basketball: Kodiak at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Soldotna High School. Girls basketball: Kodiak at the Northern Lights Conference ...
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Local results: March 8
City league basketball Sunday, March 3 St. Herman’s 55, Associated Is. Brokers 52 Jason Chocknok 15 points, Jason Isaac 13, Oscar Olsen 13, John Askoak 12 and Edward Trefon Jr. 2 for St. Herman’s. Bong Ocampo 17 points, Roland Dan 13, Leo Pastor 8, Marco Pastor 7, Eric Babasa 2, Alfie Arevalo 2, Jerry Sevilla 2 and Bem Barcelon 1 for Island Brokers. Petro Marine 69, Icicle Seafoods 62 Godfrey Agmata 21 points, Ran...
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Kodiak begins NLC Tourney today against Kenai
If Kodiak wants to qualify for the 4A state basketball tournament, they likely will have to reach the championship game of the Northern Lights Conference Championships. The Bears are up for the challenge. “I can’t wait, and neither can the team,” senior Elijah Hiner said. “We are all fired up and ready to go. I really believe we have a really good chance — nobody wants to play Kodiak.” No team is hotter than Kodia...
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Barge dock proposed, but hurdles remain
A Seattle-based transportation company is planning a new barge dock in Womens Bay, but it will have to dig through a pile of paperwork before it puts shovels to work. Northland Services, which operates barge service between Seattle and other Alaska ports, has announced its intention to build a three-acre terminal on land currently owned by Lash Corp. in Women’s Bay. The terminal would include a landing craft ramp,...
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Stage and Screen: Musings on the Oscars
While I have not had the opportunity to see all of the films nominated for the Oscars, I did get to see many of them. What follows are a few comments on some of these films. I enjoyed Ben Affleck’s “ripped from the 1979 headlines, semi-authentic” film “Argo.” Even though I knew how the caper would end, I was on the edge of my seat throughout. The story was well developed, the acting generally good and the action w...
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NLC dominates state rankings
Three of the top 5 girls 4A basketball teams in the state will be playing at the Northern Lights Conference Championships — and only two can automatically qualify for the state tournament. Wasilla remained No. 1 in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll, while Kodiak stayed at No. 3 and Colony at No. 4 in the latest rankings released Wednesday. Wasilla and Kodiak, the top two seeds in the NLC Championsh...
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Bids for new high school come back high
High noon for the Kodiak High School renovation project came at 3 p.m. Wednesday. That was the deadline for construction bids on the $80 million effort, the largest single construction project ever undertaken by the Kodiak Island Borough. When the electronic envelopes were opened, however, the news wasn’t what the borough had hoped. All three submitted bids were above budgeted estimates. “The next step is evaluati...
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Achievers: March 7
• Anelise Zimmer and Brenda Castonguay have been named winners of the Spirit of Youth Award, a statewide program to recognize Alaska teens for their accomplishments in several different categories. Zimmer and Castonguay were honored in the “Science and the Environment” category for their volunteering work with the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge. • A team of three Kodiak High School culinary arts students finished...
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