another weekend of blow-outs in Alaska high school football, but this time, the
Kodiak Bears were on the winning side. Playing on the road Saturday against the
Houston Hawks, the Bears' offense rolled while the team's defense stopped the
opposition five times inside the red zone, on the way to a 46-to-nothing
an easy journey for the Bears, whose travel was delayed by the poor weather
that kept the ferry Tustumena docked late last week. The Kodiak players didn't
arrive in Houston, north of Wasilla, until late on Friday.
win, Kodiak ensured itself one of the four Northern Lights Conference play off
spots. Houston was eliminated from the NLC, along with the Skyview Panthers.
has a 2-and-1 conference record, and are 4-and-3 overall.
Next up for
the Bears is the homecoming game against the red-hot Kenai Kardinals, who
despite giving up a touchdown for the first time this year, rolled over the
Homer Mariners 55-to-7.
swimming, both the Kodiak girls and boys won the team titles at the Homer
Invitational. The Kodiak girls romped to a 117-to-89 win over second-place East
Anchorage, while the Kodiak boys edged the Wasilla Warriors 68-to-64.