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Walton walks off Dimond
A strike away from the game being tied at the end of regulation, Kodiak Post 17’s Shaun Walton made sure extra innings wasn’t needed. The right-hander blasted a walk-off double to right field that scored Seth Rockenbach and gave Post 17 its first American Legion baseball victory of the season, a 10-9 win over Dimond Post 21 in a nonleague contest Sunday at Baranof Field. The winning moment was needed after the loc...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williamson picks up win on last lap
Jessie Juhlin was ready to grab his second main event victory of the season when disaster struck. His No. 17 hobby stock car spun coming out of Turn 4, just 20 yards from the finish line of the 25-lap race Saturday at the Kodiak Island Raceway. Jeremy Williamson swooped in for the win, his first on the 1/4-mile gravel oval. He celebrated with a beer shower while standing on the hood of his No. 21 car. “I lucked in...
Jun 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 begins fourth American Legion season
Editor’s Note: Mirror writer Derek Clarkston is a coach on Kodiak’s American Legion baseball team. Don’t use the adjective “young” to describe the Kodiak Post 17 American Legion baseball team. The coaching staff doesn’t want to hear it. With only one rising senior on the 14-person roster, the coaches still expect the team to compete when the two-month season gets started today against Dimond Post 21 at Baranof Fie...
Jun 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook: June 8
Friday, June 10 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Dimond Post 21 at Baranof Field, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Dimond Post 21 at Baranof Field, noon and 3 p.m.
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rescue swimmers take survival suit race
DAILY MIRROR STAFF The 37th edition of the Norm Holm Memorial Survival Suit Race was one for the ages. Justin Monk, Keola Marfil, Dave Burns and Jon Kreske won the event Saturday in St. Paul Harbor with a time of 1 minute, 23 seconds, just .02 seconds faster than the runner-up team of Cole Christiansen, Celeste Beck-Goodell, Parry Nelson and Axl LeVan. Teams had to run 50 yards, put on survival suits and swim 50 y...
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Horn brings hoops camp to the Rock
One of the most successful athletes to come from Kodiak is bringing something back to her hometown. Alysa Horn, a 2008 Kodiak High School graduate and current assistant coach for the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team, is spearheading a three-day Seawolves on the Rock basketball camp that begins Thursday at KHS. “This is something that I wanted to do for a very long time,” said Horn on Saturday...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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UNOFFICIAL CRAB FEST HALF MARATHON RESULTS
1. Steve Hulse, 1 hour, 44.55 minutes; 2. Donald Rhinehart, 1:46:10; 3. Charlie Garcia, 1:47:02; 4. Howard Valley, 1:52:35; 5. Edmund Bizorik, 1:52:40; 6. Page Matlock, 1:56:31; 7. Kayla Gordon, 1:56:31; 8. Stephanie Jenkins, 1:58:40; 9. Ryan Ulrich, 2:07:11; 10. Elizabeth Butler, 2:08:24; 11. Carl Butler, 2:08:27; 12. Nyssa Baechler, 2:10:38; 13. Cecil Ranney, 2:10:41; 14. Merissa Koller, 2:11:36; 15. Chelsea Kal...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak residents golden at Nugget
Betsy Lund had a day at the Gold Nugget Triathlon on Saturday in Anchorage. The Kodiak resident placed a career-best 25th out of 1,450 entries with time of 1 hour, 17 minutes, 4 seconds. Competitors swam 500 yards, biked 12 miles and ran 4.1 miles. Lund, who won Kodiak’s Earth Day Triathlon two weeks ago, finished fourth in the 35-39-year-old age division. Her previous best finish was 29th with a time of 1:20:13 i...
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: Pitchers own the week
It’s been a historic week for pitchers in Major League Baseball. New York Mets’ Noah Syndergaard (aka Thor) belts a pair of mammoth home runs; Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer (the one who has two different eye colors) strikeouts 20; and Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez finally got his crown, becoming the all-time club leader in wins at 146. Not to be outdone, the Clarkston pups also had a pretty darn good week...
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ididarock challenge returns
The Ididarock — an off-road challenge created by Kodiak resident Leonard Martin — returns for a sophomore edition. The race is May 21. Registration deadline is Saturday. Last year, four-wheelers trekked from the Lake Miam trailhead at Mile 29.5 on the Chiniak Highway to the American River parking lot on Mile 20.5. Five teams participated — a team had to have at least two riders — and four finished under 2 hours, 2...
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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