Sep 06 2011
Bears Playoff Hopes Endangered with Loss to Homer
Tuesday, 06 September 2011

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            The Kodiak High School Bears football team reportedly had a rough ferry ride into Homer on Friday, and wound up having a rough game against the Mariners on Saturday, losing 34-0.

            The Bears are now 2-1 overall AND in the Northern Lights Conference.

            Elsewhere in the conference, Kenai lost to North Pole 52-29, Soldotna downed Eielson 62-12 and Skyview blanked Houston 45-0.


            Meanwhile, Kodiak runners competed in Port Lions. Senior Jordan Fogle and Sophomore Isabelle Hiner picked up their first high school cross country victories at the Port Lions XC Invitational

            Coach Marcus Dunbar says Fogle took command in the last mile and held off freshman Levi Thomet by four seconds for the win in 18-minutes 12-seconds.

            Hiner led from wire-to-wire for a 33-second win in 23-minutes 35-seconds, while shaving a minute off her personal best time in the five-kilometer race.

            Joe Kewan was the top Port Lions boy, placing 19th in 28 minutes and Chandra Christainsen was the top Port Lions girl, finishing in 12th in 25-minutes 26-seconds.


            At the Kodiak pool, the Bears earned a split against Anchorage’s Dimond High School in swimming and diving.

           On Friday the Kodiak girls won 99 to 86, while on Saturday, the were victorious 101 to 84. Meanwhile the Kodiak boys lost to Dimond by identical scores both days, 103 to 73.