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KIVC drops first six matches in Florida
The Kodiak Island Volleyball Club has gotten off to a rocky start at the 42nd AAU Junior National Championships in Florida. The club, competing in the 17-and-under division, has lost its first six pool play matches in the four-day tournament that wraps up Tuesday. Kodiak started the tournament with losses to Mobile Storm (25-18, 25-23), Kokoro Volleyball (15-7, 25-11) and HVVC Blue (25-11, 25-19) on Saturday. On S...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 hosts Eagle River
Kodiak Post 17 begins a three-day, four-game homestand Friday against Eagle River. Friday’s nonleague American Legion AA baseball game starts at 6:30 p.m., while Saturday’s league doubleheader begins at noon. The weekend finishes with a nonleague game at 11 a.m. Sunday. Post 17 is coming off a season-opening sweep of the Kenai Twins, winning 14-4 and 3-2. The final game was won when Aaron Hocum looped a single ove...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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KIVC heads to Lower 48 for Tournament
The high school volleyball season ended eight months ago, but for nine ladies it never stopped. The Kodiak Island Volleyball Club is competing in the 42nd AAU Girls’ Junior National Volleyball Championships, one of the nation’s largest youth tournaments that begins Saturday in Orlando, Florida. Kodiak is grouped in a 17-and-under division, and is the only Alaska team in the field of 82. “It’s nerve-racking because...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Osowski, Foster win Bear Crawl
Keith Osowski and Jennifer Foster kept their KMXT-FM Bear Crawl titles Saturday at the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds. Osowski, a rising Kodiak High School junior, won his second straight men’s title in 7 minutes, 26.1 seconds, while Foster, a KHS cross country coach, captured her second women’s title in 10:04.2. The 130 runners who competed in the second Bear Crawl event navigated a 1.25-mile course that featured nine...
Jun 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Horn playing hoops in Australia
After two successful seasons in Germany, Alysa Horn is now playing hoops Down Under. Horn, a former Kodiak and University of Alaska Anchorage great, is starring for the Logan Thunder of the Queensland Basketball League in Australia. The season started on May 10, and Horn has played in six of Logan’s seven games. The forward is averaging a double-double with 10.3 rebounds and 10.3 points per game. She scored a seas...
Jun 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 sweeps Kenai
Down to the game’s final strike, Aaron Hocum didn’t flinch. The rising senior looped Joey Becher’s 1-2 offering over the head of the shortstop that brought in the tying and go-ahead run in Kodiak Post 17’s dramatic 3-2 American Legion AA league victory over Kenai Post 20 Saturday at Baranof Field. The come-from-behind effort capped an opening weekend doubleheader sweep of the Peninsula-based team. The Bears slugge...
Jun 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Run for Rescue Saturday
The fourth Run for Rescue is Saturday. The run begins at 10 a.m. at Monashka Bay Park (the corner of Otmeloi and Monashka Bay road). Registration begins at 9 a.m. Runners can tackle 5 kilometers, 10 kilometers or a half-marathon. All courses follow Monashka Bay Road. All proceeds go to Project Rescue, a ministry that rescues women and children in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Moldova and Tajikistan from slave labor an...
Jun 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Post 17 begins season AA season
The high school season ended a few days ago, but there is still plenty of baseball to be played over the summer. Kodiak Post 17 begins American Legion play with a four-game homestand against Kenai that begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Baranof Field. Saturday’s league doubleheader starts at 12:30 p.m., while Sunday’s nonleague affair begins at 11 a.m. This is the Post’s third season, and second at the AA level or vars...
Jun 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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KMXT-FM Bear Crawl enters second year
The inaugural KMXT-FM Bear Crawl event was so popular last year that the station had no choice but to bring it back again. This year’s event will take place this Saturday at the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds. The first wave goes off at 9 a.m. The Bear Crawl is a 1.25-mile course that features nine obstacles that racers have to navigate around. Some of the obstacles include the buoy jungle, the fisherman’s craw, the ne...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak shines at Special Olympics Summer Games
Kodiak’s Special Olympic athletes cleaned up at the state summer games that concluded Sunday in Anchorage. The island’s swimming and powerlifting squads combined to win 22 gold medals and two silver medals at the annual games that bring more than 250 athletes together over the three-day event. The power lifting team, which consisted of Amy Canavan, Aharon Dolph, Chris Kavanaugh, Ben Stahlhut and Brittany Tregarthe...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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