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Golfers battle for top prize
After a summer of practice, the Emerald Isle’s top golfers will battle for supremacy over Labor Day weekend. The 29th Kodiak Island Golf Championship begins Saturday morning at the Bear Valley Golf Course. The two-day, 36-hole tournament is the biggest golfing event on the island. Rick Kalil won his first men’s title last year, shooting a 9-over-par 151 — 10 strokes ahead of runner-up Chuck Martin. Kriss Larsen wo...
Sep 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: Former KHS football star tackles cows
When I entered the Dean Blake Arena to cover the Kodiak State Fair and Rodeo, I did a double take. Was that really Stuart McFarland dressed as a cowboy attempting to tackle a cow? After rubbing my eyes, I confirmed it was. For those new to the island, let me give you a brief history lesson on who Stuart McFarland is. For longtime residents enjoy the trip down memory lane. McFarland, a 2007 Kodiak High School gradu...
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Sabado returns to the court
Former Kodiak High School volleyball star Maureen Sabado helped a squad of University of Alaska Anchorage alumni upset the Seawolves’ current team Saturday at the Alaska Airlines Center. Sabado, who graduated from UAA last fall, powered down 10 kills in the alumni’s 3-1 (25-22, 15-25, 25-22, 15-13) win. Coaches voted this year’s UAA squad as the preseason favorite to win the Great Northwest Athletic Conference aft...
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hulse, Sisson, Foster, Tobias win Eco Challenge
Early on in Saturday’s Eco Challenge, Steve Hulse made a team decision that was either going to make him a hero or a goat. The team of four backtracked 200 meters — passing a few teams along the way — on a fog-covered Anton Larsen Pass and decided to take a trail that Hulse believed was a shortcut to the next checkpoint. “I said, ‘I’m getting us lost or we are going to be ahead,”’ Hulse said. “Sure enough, another...
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eco Challenge returns Saturday
After a year absence, the Eco Challenge will reappear on Saturday. The Eco Challenge is a Coast Guard Morale Well-Being and Recreation event that starts at 8 a.m. in an undisclosed location. The event is an endurance, scavenger-hunt type race. Teams, which are comprised of four people, don’t know where they are going and what they will be doing until the day of the race. In 2013, the winning team finished in 5 hou...
Aug 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Horn finishes regular season
Alysa Horn struggled from the field in her final regular-season women’s basketball game for Logan of the Queensland Basketball League in Australia. Horn, a former Kodiak star, shot 2 for 11 and scored four points in her team’s 62-48 loss to Northside on Saturday. Horn added six rebounds, one assist and one steal in 25 minutes. Logan finished the regular season ninth in the 14-team league with a 9-8 record. Horn en...
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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James, Fried, Fogle and Gauna claim Quintathlon team title
Steven Gauna had the save of the race on a sun-soaked Saturday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The former Kodiak High school running and wrestling star had a what-is-happening-kind-of-moment during the 1.9-mile kayak portion of the Bearfoot in the Park Quintathlon. Finishing up the first of two laps near the Ram site, he nearly flipped his kayak while making a turn. Water soaked the inside of the vessel...
Aug 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quintathlon set for Saturday
The 19th annual Kodiak Bearfoot in the Park Quintathlon begins at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The unique event is a fundraiser for Kodiak High School’s cross-country team. The day begins with a 500-yard Lake Gertrude swim and is followed by a 9.5-mile bike ride to the Veterans of Foreign War entrance. At the VFW, competitors will compete in a beanbag toss — a new addition to the rac...
Aug 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chugiak bounced from regionals
Chugiak’s American Legion baseball season came to an end Thursday morning in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The Mustangs fell 20-1 to Bellingham, Washington in a Northwest Regional loser-out contest. Chugiak, Alaska’s state champion, finished the season with a 29-5 record. Bellevue controlled the game from the start, scoring three in the first, one in the second and eight in the third. Washington’s state champion pounded out ...
Aug 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Horn posts 2 wins
Alysa Horn helped lead Logan to a pair of victories in the women’s Queensland Basketball League in Australia over the weekend. On Saturday, Horn dropped a double-double, netting 14 points and 12 rebounds in a 79-63 win over South West Metro. The former Kodiak High School star went 5 for 11 from the field and drained all four of her free throws in 21 minutes. On Sunday, Horn tallied 15 points and eight rebounds in ...
Aug 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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