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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 | 3 3 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 | 4 4 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 | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak will be No. 1 seed in Horizon Lines tourney
After generating three hits and one run in the first inning, Kodiak was unable to do anything else against South pitcher Jake Crapps in a must-win game Sunday afternoon in Anchorage. Crapps allowed only one hit after the first as South Post 4 grabbed the final American Legion varsity state tournament baseball berth with a 3-1 victory at Bartlett High School. Both Kodiak and South finished the regular season with a...
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arnold powers through complete game
Needing 63 pitches to get through three innings against the Alaska Wild, it appeared Jakob Arnold was headed for an early exit. Not so. Arnold buckled down and pitched his first-ever nine-inning complete-game in an important 7-4 American Legion varsity baseball victory for Kodiak Post 17 Friday in Anchorage. The Wild, based out of Fairbanks, won the second game of the doubleheader, 15-0, in five innings. But Arnol...
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Junior Little League All-Star team heads home from finals
Twenty unanswered runs by Abbott-O-Rabbit ended the Kodiak Junior Little League All-Star team's stay at the District I Finals Thursday in Anchorage. Up 11-0, Abbott-O-Rabbit stormed back to steal a 20-11 win over Kodiak in a consolation game. The loss sent Kodiak home with a 3-4 record in pool and tournament play. Sean Walton led Kodiak's 13-hit attack with three singles and two RBIs. Zach Griswold, Louis Rochelea...
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 splits doubleheader with Fairbanks
Kodiak Post 17 split an American Legion varsity baseball league doubleheader with Fairbanks 11 Wednesday in Anchorage. Offense was showcased in both games. Kodiak took the opener, 22-11, while Fairbanks stole the second game, 16-6. The split left Kodiak with an 8-6 league record and in fourth-place in the eight-team National Division with 38 points, a point ahead of Kenai. Post 17 trails Chugiak (53 points), Eagle...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little League All-Stars knocked out of finals
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Kodiak's Major Little League All-Star baseball team's run at the District I Finals came to an end Wednesday evening in Eagle River with a 12-2 loss to Knik in a consolation game. Kodiak heads home with a 4-3 tournament record, just a year after going 0-4. "The boys represented their community very well and were competitive with the larger Anchorage teams," coach Les James wrote in a text message...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Majors fall in District I Finals
Late-inning errors cost the Kodiak Major Little League All-Star baseball team in the opening-round of the District I Finals Monday in Eagle River. Leading by two over Anchorage-West in the fifth, Kodiak committed two errors that led to four runs and an 11-9 loss that dropped the team to the consolation bracket. Kodiak played Anchorage-Military late Tuesday night in an elimination game. The winner plays at 7 p.m. t...
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