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Alumni update: Anthony picks up big win
On Saturday, Dylan Anthony won the biggest cross country race in his collegiate career. The University of Alaska Anchorage senior picked up the victory in the 41st annual Western Washington University Cross Country Classic in Bellingham, Washington. Anthony finished the 10-kilometer race in 31 minutes, 2 seconds — 15 seconds ahead of freshman teammate Henry Cheseto. There were 165 runners in the field. This was An...
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Run the Rock slated for Saturday
Time is running out to register for Saturday’s KMXT-FM Run the Rock. The last day to register for the marathon, the half-marathon and 10-kilometer races is 7 p.m. Friday. Registration for the 5-kilometer event begins 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. All four races are a fundraiser for public radio station KMXT. The marathon starts at 8 a.m. on Trident Way, near the Fisheries Research Center. It ...
Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiakans compete in bodybuilding show
A pair of Kodiakans competed in the Anchorage Bodybuilding Fitness and Figure Championships Saturday night. Nick Long placed third in the novice men’s bodybuilding division, while Sonia Cortez finished fourth in the women’s open figure competition for competitors under 5-foot-4. This was the second competition for both Long and Cortez. Long, originally from North Carolina and now stationed at Kodiak’s Coast Guard ...
Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golfing in the dark
A unique tournament will take place at Bear Valley Golf Course Friday evening. The Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament begins at 8 p.m. Golfers will be led around the nine-hole golf course by moonlight and a glowing golf ball. Entry fee is $25, plus green fees. The tournament is limited to 36 golfers. If raining the tournament will be moved to Saturday. The forecast is calling for 60 percent chance of rain for Friday...
Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gronn hired as Parks and Rec director
The City of Kodiak didn’t have to look far for its newest Parks and Recreation director. The city announced last Thursday that Corey Gronn was hired to oversee the Parks and Rec department. Gronn, 27, has managed the Kodiak Community Swimming Pool since 2011 and became the department facilitator when previous Parks and Rec director Charlie Powers left the position at the end of May. “He has definitely proven to me...
Oct 01, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local results: Oct. 1
Bowling Tuesday co-ed Sept. 23 Men: Scratch game — Alvin Arboleda, 278; Robbie Green, 238; Jeff Kiefer, 229. Scratch series — Robbie Green, 670; Alvin Arboleda, 625; Jeff Kiefer, 619. Women: Scratch game — Bryttni Juhlin, 188; Ruth Hentges, 179; Amanda Kiefer, 176. Scratch series — Bryttni Juhlin, 530; Ruth Hentges, 509; Amanda Kiefer, 476. Wednesday co-ed Sept. 24 Men: Scratch game — Tommy Johnson, 252; George Le...
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Horn back in Germany
Alysa Horn made a splash in her return to professional women’s basketball in Germany on Sunday. The former Kodiak High School and University of Alaska Anchorage star poured in a game-high 27 points in her debut game with Osnabruck of the Bundelisga second division. Horn was 10 for 15 from the field and drained six of her seven free throws in her team’s 64-32 win over Opladen. She also added five rebounds and three...
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cannon to play for the Alaska Nanooks
After getting cold feet about going to college in Colorado, Carissa Cannon was set to give up basketball and attend the University of Alaska Anchorage. Former coach Amy Fogle changed those plans. “Coach Fogle ended up hunting me down and changed my mind. She talked to the (University of Alaska Fairbanks) coach and got me a spot on the team. I’m definitely thankful for her,” Cannon said. Cannon’s slot on the Alaska...
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local results: Sept. 19
Bowling Tuesday co-ed Sept. 9 Men: Scratch game — Daniel Kiefer, 265; Jeff Kiefer, 244; Rod Kiefer, 225. Scratch series — Bryan Larson, 614; Philip Obas, 597; Tommy Johnson, 594. Women: Scratch game — Jennifer Gunderson, 199; Ruth Barton, 179; Cherise Olsen, 174. Scratch series — Mona Johnson, 551; Bryttni Juhlin, 447; Rhubie Pasion, 444. Wednesday co-ed Sept. 10 Men: Scratch game — Charles Wilson, 267; Tommy John...
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle School runners come to the aid of a fallen teammate
A cross country team time-trial turned into something more for three Kodiak Middle School students on Friday afternoon at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Eighth-graders Brenden Freeman, Michael Bersin and Matthew Neuhaus started the 2-mile course as ordinary students just looking to run fast, but they finished as heroes. Midway through the race, the trio came to the rescue of a fallen teammate who was havi...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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