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Quintathlon athletes tackle the conditions
Cody Foster spent Friday on the water in preparation for his 1.5-mile kayak leg in Saturday’s Bearfoot in the Park Quintathlon. The practice paid off. Foster rocked the water with a course-best 13-minute, 42-second time to lead his team to the Quintathlon title. He credited his splendid time to his pace-setter and friend, Michael Johnson. “We just gunned the whole thing,” Foster said. “Michael and I were out Frida...
Aug 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knik falls in regional semifinal
A spirited rally fell just short for the Alaska’s state champion Major Little League All-Star team. Knik fell, 7-6, to Bend, Oregon in a Northwest Regional baseball semifinal game Thursday afternoon in San Bernadino, California. Knik’s season ends just two wins shy of reaching the Little League World Series in Pennsylvania. Oregon opened the game with four runs in the first and led 7-0 before Alaska mounted its co...
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bearfoot in the Park Quintathlon set for Saturday
One of Kodiak Island’s most unique endurance events takes places this Saturday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The 18th annual Kodiak Bearfoot in the Park Quintathlon begins at 11:30 a.m., and is a fundraiser for Kodiak High School’s cross country team. The event begins with a 500-yard Lake Gertrude swim, a 9.5-mile bike ride to the Veterans of Foreign War entrance. At the VFW, competitors compete in a ...
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State legion champs begin regional play
South Anchorage Post 4 got into the Alaska State American Legion baseball tournament by beating Kodiak Post 17 on the final day of the regular season. As the No. 8 seed, South went undefeated at the state tournament and won the title with a 6-0 victory over Dimond. Today, Post 4 represents Alaska at the Northwest Regional Tournament in Eugene, Oregon. South opens the double-elimination, five-day tournament at 4 p....
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Dunbar cashes in
After a successful professional running debut in Europe, Kodiak's Trevor Dunbar returned to the states and cashed in with a pair of top finishes. On Friday, Dunbar finished third in the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a time of 4 minutes, 4 seconds. Dunbar won $1,500 for his third-place showing. The 2009 Kodiak High School graduate led for most of the road race and was passed at the end...
Aug 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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American Legion Team of Excellence
• Outfield – Ryan Caron, Service; Cameron Fabacher, Eagle River; Spencer Floyd, South; Payton Lauwers, Dimond; Jon Levan, Kodiak; Brandon Neal, Chugiak. • Infield – L.J. Felix, West; Deven Ferriss, Chugiak; Austin Frick, Kodiak; Lauren Frost, Eagle River; Tanner Petrie, Juneau; Matt Schnellbaecher, East; Hector Rivera, Kenai; Ben Ross, Wasilla; Mike Rosenberg, Eagle River. • Catcher – Kenny Griffin, Kenai; Brandan...
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 dominates West Anchorage
A day after getting rained out, Kodiak finally proved why it is the top seed in the Horizon Lines Invitational. Post 17 disposed of No. 8 West Anchorage, 15-4, in an American Legion baseball game that was shortened to seven innings Saturday at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. The victory slid Kodiak (14-15) into a late Sunday winners' bracket game against No. 4 Ketchikan — a 4-3 winner over East Anchorage Saturd...
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak players named to Legion Team of Excellence
Four Kodiak players were selected to the American Legion team of excellence that was announced Friday night in Anchorage. Making the team were Austin Frick (infield), Brandan Pickett (catcher), Jon LeVan (outfield) and Jakob Arnold (starting pitcher). Sam Bennett (starting pitcher) received an honorable mention. "It is great for the kids and Kodiak baseball in general," Kodiak manager Leonard Pickett said. "I was ...
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Post 17 begins play in Horizon tourney
Kodiak Post 17 narrowly missed qualifying for the American Legion State Baseball Tournament. Instead, Post 17 will play in the newly formed Horizon Lines Invitational that begins today at Bartlett and South Anchorage high schools. No. 1-seeded Kodiak opens against No.8-seeded West Anchorage at 6 p.m. at South Anchorage. When American Legion expanded from 12 to 16 teams this season, league officials designed a new ...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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City tennis courts undergoing repairs
Kodiak tennis fans will have to play nice on the court for a week or two longer as work continues on upgrades and resurfacing projects at the city facility. The two tennis courts at Baranof Park are undergoing repairs, repainting and resurfacing work. City crews are working on one court at a time, so players will have access to at least one open court while the other is under repair. Work started about two weeks a...
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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