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Koko Urata back in Juneau, talks school and swimming

Back in her Juneau-Douglas days, Koko Urata was a part of the Crimson Bear swim team that won three consecutive state titles. Now, once again, she's winning in the pool...
Swimming with style

...Katie Bausler. Her daughter, 14-year-old Kaitlyn, is a member of the Knights. "The costumes that Kaitlyn and Koko (Urata) are going to wear for their duet - it's like a '20s flapper number," Bausler said. "Karen ... came over and...
It is OUR history

...begin to note all the athletes in the past 10 years, let alone 100.The JDHS swim team that produced (among many) Koko Urata, Sarah Felix, Melissa Bogert, Sara Bogert, Kristin Jones, Amber Kelly, Jenna Rutecki, Lia Heifetz, Allison Sharp...
Koko Urata qualifies for third phase

Juneau-Douglas High School sophomore Koko Urata crept one step closer from becoming a member of the U.S. National Junior Synchronized Swimming team. Urata, 15, finished...
Koko Urata takes 17th in Phase III swim competition

Koko Urata's dream of making the U.S. Junior Synchronized Swimming team came to a halt in Portland, Ore. Urata finished 17th out of...
Juneau duo heads to national competition

Koko Urata and Sarah Felix are taking themselves to new heights by mastering their control of the depths. Urata and Felix, both 12, will...
Queens of the pool

Juneau synchronized swimmers Koko Urata and Sarah Felix trust each other a great deal. Not only do Urata and Felix compete in the duet competition, which is a two-athlete...
Juneau duo takes 9th at U.S. Open

Koko Urata is looking forward to spending a couple weeks in Montreal with her family while Sarah Felix can't wait to sleep in her own bed...
Juneau synchronized swimmers win national championship

Sarah Felix and Koko Urata won the national championship for duet synchronized swiming Saturday at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash...
Synchronized to perfection

The Juneau Aurora Knights duo of Kimiko "Koko" Urata and Sarah Felix recorded the top duet routine score in the 14-15 age group finals Wednesday night at the Esynchro Age Group Synchronized...


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