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Fun run debuts Saturday
A new 5-kilometer fun run is joining the Kodiak running circuit. The inaugural Run for Respect 5K is 10 a.m. Saturday. The race, put on by the Kodiak Women’s Resource and Crisis Center, starts at the Sun’Aq Tribe office and finishes at Woody Way Field. Hot dogs and the music of DJ Marc will be awaiting runners at the finish line. Registration is free and will start at 8 a.m. The run emphasizes brining awareness to...
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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COVERING COON: City places sod on Coon Field
Coon Field, a Kodiak sports landmark, will have a different look for the upcoming Little League season. The gravel field on the corner of Mill Bay Road and Powell Avenue that has been part of Kodiak since the 1950s is being covered in grass — or at least the infield is. The City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation department started laying sod on the historic surface last week. The crew was out in the rain on Wednesday...
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Horn prepares for semis
Alysa Horn, in her first season with Osnabruck, is one step away from playing for a championship in Germany’s Bundesliga second division women’s basketball league. Top-seeded Osnabruck begins a two-game semifinal series with second-seeded Veilchen on April 19. The second game is April 25. Osnabruck lost both of its regular-season games to Veilchen (60-57 and 60-55). Horn ranks second on the team in points per game...
Apr 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bailey, Long flex at state
A pair of Kodiak bodybuilders flexed their way to runner-up finishes at the 32nd Annual Alaska State Pro-Am Natural Bodybuilding Fitness, Figure, Bikini and Physique Championships on April 4 in Anchorage. Robbie Bailey was the runner-up in the men’s lightweight division, while Nicholas Long was second in the men’s heavyweight category. This was the Longs third show and Bailey’s second. Both are members of the Coas...
Apr 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni Update: Anthony starts final season
Dylan Anthony kicked off his final outdoor track season at the University of Alaska Anchorage over the weekend at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival. The senior placed 12th in the 5,000-meter run with a personal-best time of 14 minutes, 26.84 seconds, an NCAA Division II provisional ranking. Wichita State’s Brady Johnson won the 27-man field with a time of 14:03.58. In the same event, but in the third secti...
Apr 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stock cars could return to KIRA lineup
In the words of Darrell Waltrip, “Boogity, boogity, boogity, let’s go racing boys.” A Kodiak resident is making a push to revive stock car racing on the island, something that hasn’t happened since 2008. “I would like to race again, but I am too old to get back on a bike,” Craig DeHart said. “I’ve got a hip that doesn’t operate any good anymore, so we are seeing if we can’t get the cars back.” DeHart was at the fi...
Apr 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingfishers swim well in Homer
Amaya Rocheleau and Nevin Lee led a contingent of Kodiak Kingfishers at the Sprint Championships that concluded March 28 in Homer. Rocheleau was the top point-scorer in the girls’ 8- and-under division, winning the 25-yard backstroke and 25 and 50 freestyle. Lee tied for the top point-scorer in the boys’ 13- and 14-year-old classification, winning the 50 and 100 freestyle and the 200 individual medley. Kodiak also...
Apr 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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America’s unofficial holiday: Opening Day
Christmas, Thanksgiving and Halloween are all great holidays, but they can’t hold a fungo to the best day of the year — Opening Day. Opening Day is America’s unofficial holiday. It is the only day on the baseball calendar where every team is still in contention for the World Series. Stadiums will be bursting with excitement and decked in patriotic bunting, while fans try all the new ballpark food, like the deep fr...
Apr 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Storm invades Anchorage
Kodiak’s women’s hockey team is returning to Anchorage to attempt to obtain another title in the Fools on Ice Tournament. After winning the advanced beginner’s division last year, the Kodiak Storm will play in the intermediate division this year, “as many players have close to 10 years of experience,” team member Sherry Anderson wrote in a release. The annual women’s tournament runs starts Friday and ends Sunday a...
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni Update: Horn begins playoff push
Alysa Horn started postseason play with a solid outing against Opladen Sunday in Germany. The Osnabruck forward punched in 15 points and seven rebounds in a 79-60 quarterfinal victory in the Bundesliga second division women’s basketball league. Horn shot 5 of 12 from the field and hit both of her free throws in 26 minutes. The Kodiak graduate added one steal and one assist. Top-ranked Osnabruck battles fourth-seed...
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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