Player introductions were a bit different before the tip of Friday’s girls basketball game between Kodiak and Soldotna.
If you have watched Steve Rounsaville conduct a Kodiak Kid Wrestling Club practice and seen how he handles kids who barely reach his knees, you would understand why he was recently inducted into the Alaska Wrestling Hall of Fame.
It’s 4 p.m. — 30 minutes after school ended — and instead of heading home to play video games, a dozen students nestled into room 210 at Kodiak Middle School to get their game on.
Despite a powerful performance from junior center Leslie Spear, Kodiak fell to Wasilla junior varsity 55-36 in the fourth-place game of the West Valley Ice Jam basketball tournament Saturday in Fairbanks.
With only three point-scoring wrestlers, Kodiak powered their way to a fifth-place finish at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Girls State Championships.
David Anderson didn’t want to call a timeout. The veteran Kodiak boys basketball coach wanted to see how his players responded to having a 14-point, second-half lead dwindled to a one-possession game.
With only five home games during the 2018-2019 season, the Kodiak girls basketball team spent three months living out of duffel bags and sleeping in churches.
Midway through the third period of Saturday night’s exhibition hockey game against Juneau-Douglas High School, coaches from Kodiak’s bench tossed hats on the ice.
Kodiak Community Foundation, an affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation is making a push to endow the Brian R. Young Sports Travel Fund, which helps Kodiak athletes get off The Rock.
Competing against the top swimmers in the nation, Talon Lindquist held his own at the Toyota U.S. Open last week in Atlanta, Georgia.
In March 2012, the Kodiak Daily Mirror published a photo of Kip Thomet — layered in warm-weather clothes, rubber gloves and Xtratufs — using a demolition hammer to break up a sea of ice covering the track at Baranof Park.
Truxton Troxell is having a blast, hanging out with his wrestling buddies every day — something that had been missing from his life the past two years.
Fifth-ranked Montana picked up a huge college football win on Saturday, knocking off No. 3 Weber State 35-16 at Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula, Montana.