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Thomet falls short of world games
Levi Thomet’s first race back in the states was a doozy. Unfortunately, the former Kodiak high school standout painstakingly missed earning a berth two the IAAF World Junior Championships by a blink of an eyelash. Thomet placed fourth in a loaded 10,000-meter field at Friday’s USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium in Clovis, California. His time of 30 minutes, 46.73 seconds...
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Morin takes on top youths from across the nation
This past season, Kodiak’s Josh Morin proved to be one of the best youth bowlers in the state. Now, the Kodiak teenager is taking on America. Next week, Morin takes flight for a bowling tour, competing at a pair of prestigious youth tournaments. The first stop: Teen Masters July 2-8 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The tournament is labeled as “American’s premier high school championship event.” “This is a great oppor...
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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BACK IN THE STATES: Thomet to run at Junior Outdoor Championships
Levi Thomet isn’t wasting any time in jumping back into the state’s running circuit. The former Kodiak High School standout, fresh off a 10-month foreign exchange program in Germany, is competing Friday at the USA Track and Field Junior Outdoor Championships in Clovis, California. Thomet is part of a 23-runner field in the 10,000-meter run at 7:25 p.m. Alaska Standard Time. The top two finishers earn a trip to the...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 swept at home
After being shut out in its first two league games of the season, Kodiak Post 17’s offense broke out against Service. Unfortunately, Post 17 couldn’t sustain the production through the entire game. Kodiak scored nine runs in the first four innings and held a six-run lead twice, but ended up falling 14-10 in the first game of Saturday’s American Legion baseball league doubleheader at Baranof Field. Kodiak fell 9-2 ...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiakans at Mayor’s Marathon
Four Kodiak runners tackled the Mayor’s Marathon and Half Marathon Saturday in Anchorage. Leading the contingent was Stephanie Grimes, who clocked a marathon time of 4 fours, 29 minutes, 8 seconds, good for 79th out of 303 females, 270th overall. She placed 10th in her age division of 40-44. Heather Burke placed 184th in the female standings with a time of 5:22:17, while Pancho Valladolid Jr. was 336th in the men’...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bear Crawl results
Women 1. Jodi Williams, 10 minutes, 50.3 seconds; 2. Jennifer Foster, 10:50.7; 3. Susan Johnson, 11:01.8; 4. Nicole Hamilton, 11:52.0; 5. Megan Smith, 11:54.8; 6. Heather Johnson, 12:03.3; 7. Sarah Poggi, 12:05.9; 8. Ellen Dore, 12:15.4; 9. Izzy Riina, 12:50.2; 10. Brianna Gibbs, 13:22.4; 11. Kristin Niel, 13:28.3; 12. Lydia Cullum, 13:32.3; 13. Megan Music, 13:36.3; 14. Kari Eschenbach, 14:08.7; 15. Mica Riina, 1...
Jun 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Post 17 entertains Service
Kodiak Post 17 returns to the diamond with a four-game home series against Service Post 28. Today’s nonleague game begins at 6:30 p.m. at Baranof Field. Saturday’s league doubleheader starts with a nine-inning contest at noon and is followed by a seven-inning game at 3 p.m. The series concludes Sunday with a nonleager at noon. Post 17 is coming off a thrilling walk-off 10-9 nonleague win over Dimond, the team’s fi...
Jun 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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KMXT's Bear Crawl returns
Are you looking for an excuse to get muddy? If so, head to the Kodiak Island Raceway on Saturday for the third edition of KMXT’s Kodiak Bear Crawl. The event — a fundraiser for Kodiak’s public radio station — is a 1.25-mile obstacle course that takes place on the racetrack at the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds. Runners encounter 11 obstacles, which includes a mud pit, the crowd favorite. “We set the buoy jungle up over...
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak residents run in A-Town
Karly Gundersen was the only runner from Kodiak to compete in the timed race at the 24th Alaska Run for Women Saturday in Anchorage. The ADQ resident completed the 5-mile course in 41 minutes, 36 seconds, good for 132nd out of 1,266 runners. She placed 20th in the 40-44 age division. Anchorage’s Denali Strabel won in 29:40. Kodiak’s Carolyn Craig and Sally Troxell ran in the 5-mile untimed race. The foot race — on...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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