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Teeing Off: Teaching the dog English
It was brought to my attention by a co-worker that Gizmo doesn’t understand English. After careful consideration, I couldn’t disagree. It actually explains a lot about the pooch. He doesn’t respond to commands and he always acts like he doesn’t know his name. Maybe that is just him not wanting to answer, just like when I don’t respond to my name when asked to do chores around the house. Life father, like son. So I...
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: Dec. 12
City League Basketball Wednesday, Dec. 10 Petro Marine 83, Great Alaska Flooring 68 Godfrey Agmata 23 points, Yung Kiely 19, Adam Kilborn 11, Randy Delacruz 10, Nick Calderon 9, Dustin Krug 6, Tom Slagle 3 and Pete Danelski 2 for Petro Marine. Mark Galindo 17 points, Myrgel Obas 12, Germain Jimenez 12, Robert Widhalm 11, John H. 10 and Matt Amor 6 for Great Alaska Flooring. Water of Life B 60, Commsta 33 Ashley Hi...
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top island bowlers crowned
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Stefan Macahilas and Bryan Horn teamed up to win the Top 20 Bowling Tournament Sunday at Tropic Lanes. The tournament featured the 20 bowlers who have the highest average in the Kodiak Island Bowling Association. Macahilas had a tournament-best five-game average of 246. He started the tournament with his fourth career 300 game and also posted a 269 and 266. Horn averaged 201 over the five games,...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Hall of Fame 2015 class announced
The theme of the latest class of inductees for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame? Trailblazers. Dick Mize is a builder of trails, a man whose passion and sweat helped give Anchorage a network of world-class nordic ski trails.  Nancy Pease is the queen of Alaska trail running, a woman who blazed her name into the record books at Mount Marathon, Crow Pass and Bird Ridge with performances that years later remain unequal...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: Dec. 10
City League Basketball Friday, Dec. 4 AIB 52, Ravn Alaska 42 Joe Locke 14 points, Bong Ocampo 10, Alfie Arevalo 10, Hector Acosta 8, Marco Pastor 6, Jerry Sevilla 2 and Bem Barcelon 2 for AIB. Leexan Data 12 points, Brandon Jensen 10, Boyet Jutie 7, Jeraldo Ruiz 6, Bill McGuyer 5 and Corey Gronn 2 for Ravn. Taco Bell 61, St. Innocent’s 47 Amy Fogle 17 points, Joanna Garcia 14, Kathrynn Symms 8, Betsy Lund 8, Krist...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni Update: Anthony ends UAA cross-country career
Dylan Anthony’s terrific cross-country career at the University of Alaska Anchorage ended Saturday in Louisville, Kentucky. Anthony, a Kodiak High School product, finished 60th at the NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park. Anthony snapped his two-year streak of earning All-American accolades, an honor that goes to the top 40 placers. He placed 23rd as a sophomore and 25th as a ...
Dec 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: Dec. 5
City League Basketball Nov. 30 Petro Marine 80, Air Station 70 Randy Delacruz 29 points, Josh Obas 24, Yung Kiely 16, Dustin Krug 7 and Chris Nocon 4 for Petro. Sean Donohue 31 points, Matthew Williams 16, Jacob Dillon 8, Mark Lyons 4, Jason Gordon 3, Tim Andrews 3, Charles Fowler 2 and Clark Patterson 2 for Air Station. ISA 55, Island Espresso 47 Christian Miranda 14 points, Jestoni Valdez 11, Arnold Obillo 11, K...
Dec 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni Update: Dunbar cashes in for the holidays
Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar earned a little extra spending money this holiday season. Dunbar, a 2009 Kodiak High School graduate and professional runner for Nike, collected $600 for his 10th-place finish in the 78th Manchester Road Race Thursday in Connecticut. Dunbar covered the 4.748-mile course in 22 minutes, 3 seconds. Ben True of West Lebanon, New Hampshire won the race in 21:34. True, a professional for Saucony, ...
Dec 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Runners, walkers flock to Turkey Trot
Ti Kenese predicted he wouldn’t have any trouble sleeping Thursday evening. And not just because of his post-Thanksgiving Day food coma. Kenese put his body through the ringer by taking part in Kodiak’s annual Turkey Trot 5-kilometer fun run Thursday morning. It was the first time Kenese ran in more than 20 years. What made him blow two decades worth of dust off his running shoes? His 10-year-old daughter, Ariana....
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Nelson losses first game at UAA
Jerica Nelson’s winning streak came to an end Wednesday evening in the University of Alaska Anchorage’s 69-60 loss to Long Beach State in the women’s championship basketball game of the GCI Great Alaska Shootout. Nelson had been on the winning side of 34 consecutive games, a streak dating back to her junior season in Kodiak. The Bears won the last two games of her junior season and went 27-0 last season. This year...
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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