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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 | 13 13 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 | 11 11 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 | 7 7 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 | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chugiak falls in regional opener
Days after being crowned Alaska’s American Legion baseball champions, Chugiak failed to hold a four-run lead in its opener at the Northwest Regional on Wednesday in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Gillette Post 42, Wyoming’s state champion, rallied from a 4-0 deficit to stun the Mustangs, 9-5. Chugiak dropped to a loser-out game that starts at 9:30 a.m. today. Vander Lekites, Zach Bohrer and Jason Hess each had two hits for Ch...
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WORLD LIFTER: Tregarthen returns after winning 3 medals at SO World SummerGames
Everybody nestled in the Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport terminal Monday evening knew the exact moment the island’s newest Olympic medalist stepped off the plane. The clanging of medals draped around Brittany Tregarthen’s neck gave it away as she walked from the aircraft painted in Alaska Nanook colors to the terminal. When she entered the building, the sound of the medals was drowned out by chants of “USA! USA!...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet selected for US Junior Mountain Running Team
Levi Thomet is not known as a mountain runner, but in a month he will be testing his skills against the best the sport has to offer. The recently graduated Kodiak High School standout runner was named to the US Junior Mountain Running Team. The honor will send Thomet to North Wales for the 31st World Mountain Running Championships on Sept. 19. “I love trail running, and being part of a USA team is something that I...
Aug 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 earns honors
A pair of Kodiak Post 17 players earned spots on the American Legion AA Baseball Team of Excellence. Joe Schactler was selected as an infielder, while Sam Bennett made the squad as a relief pitcher. Schactler, a shortstop, was one of eight infielders named to the team. In 18 league games, the cleanup hitter led the Post 17 in batting average (.442), RBIs (19) and extra-base hits (10). Bennett earned one of the thr...
Aug 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 earns big win over Ketchikan
Kodiak Post 17 topped Ketchikan, 8-6, in a critical American Legion League baseball game Thursday at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage. The Bears improved to 9-6 and inched closer to a state tournament berth. The victory slid Kodiak into seventh in the standings with 42 points, while Ketchikan fell to 7-9 and saw its state hopes dashed. Giovanni Martinez collected two of Kodiak's six hits and earned the win, pitching 2...
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALUMNI UPDATE: Horn back in action
Coming off of a bye, Alysa Horn played two games in three days last week in the women’s Queensland Basketball League in Australia. Her team, Logan, came out victorious in both, beating Suncoast Clippers, 78-57, and Gold Coast Rollers, 66-62. Horn, a former Kodiak High School and University of Alaska Anchorage standout, struggled in both outings. She combined to miss all 12 of her shots from the field and only tall...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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