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Playbook: June 8
Friday, June 10 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Dimond Post 21 at Baranof Field, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11 Baseball: Kodiak Post 17 vs. Dimond Post 21 at Baranof Field, noon and 3 p.m.
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rescue swimmers take survival suit race
DAILY MIRROR STAFF The 37th edition of the Norm Holm Memorial Survival Suit Race was one for the ages. Justin Monk, Keola Marfil, Dave Burns and Jon Kreske won the event Saturday in St. Paul Harbor with a time of 1 minute, 23 seconds, just .02 seconds faster than the runner-up team of Cole Christiansen, Celeste Beck-Goodell, Parry Nelson and Axl LeVan. Teams had to run 50 yards, put on survival suits and swim 50 y...
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Horn brings hoops camp to the Rock
One of the most successful athletes to come from Kodiak is bringing something back to her hometown. Alysa Horn, a 2008 Kodiak High School graduate and current assistant coach for the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team, is spearheading a three-day Seawolves on the Rock basketball camp that begins Thursday at KHS. “This is something that I wanted to do for a very long time,” said Horn on Saturday...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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UNOFFICIAL CRAB FEST HALF MARATHON RESULTS
1. Steve Hulse, 1 hour, 44.55 minutes; 2. Donald Rhinehart, 1:46:10; 3. Charlie Garcia, 1:47:02; 4. Howard Valley, 1:52:35; 5. Edmund Bizorik, 1:52:40; 6. Page Matlock, 1:56:31; 7. Kayla Gordon, 1:56:31; 8. Stephanie Jenkins, 1:58:40; 9. Ryan Ulrich, 2:07:11; 10. Elizabeth Butler, 2:08:24; 11. Carl Butler, 2:08:27; 12. Nyssa Baechler, 2:10:38; 13. Cecil Ranney, 2:10:41; 14. Merissa Koller, 2:11:36; 15. Chelsea Kal...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak residents golden at Nugget
Betsy Lund had a day at the Gold Nugget Triathlon on Saturday in Anchorage. The Kodiak resident placed a career-best 25th out of 1,450 entries with time of 1 hour, 17 minutes, 4 seconds. Competitors swam 500 yards, biked 12 miles and ran 4.1 miles. Lund, who won Kodiak’s Earth Day Triathlon two weeks ago, finished fourth in the 35-39-year-old age division. Her previous best finish was 29th with a time of 1:20:13 i...
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: Pitchers own the week
It’s been a historic week for pitchers in Major League Baseball. New York Mets’ Noah Syndergaard (aka Thor) belts a pair of mammoth home runs; Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer (the one who has two different eye colors) strikeouts 20; and Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez finally got his crown, becoming the all-time club leader in wins at 146. Not to be outdone, the Clarkston pups also had a pretty darn good week...
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ididarock challenge returns
The Ididarock — an off-road challenge created by Kodiak resident Leonard Martin — returns for a sophomore edition. The race is May 21. Registration deadline is Saturday. Last year, four-wheelers trekked from the Lake Miam trailhead at Mile 29.5 on the Chiniak Highway to the American River parking lot on Mile 20.5. Five teams participated — a team had to have at least two riders — and four finished under 2 hours, 2...
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Close finish in Earth Day Triathlon
Growing up in Hawaii, Gage Allen knows triathlons. The 22-year-old worked at the most famous one of all, the Ironman World Championships in Kona. “I did everything from bottle runners to med stations,” said Allen, now a member of the Coast Guard. On Saturday, Allen got a very small taste of Kodiak’s Earth Day Triathlon, an island tradition since 1985, by crushing the 20-kilometer bike ride, which gave his team of ...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Fried runs fast 800
Kodiak’s Levi Fried churned a fast 800-meter run at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships over the weekend in Spearfish, South Dakota. The Black Hills State University freshman finished the two-lap preliminary race in 1 minute, 55.85 seconds, good for 12th in the field of 30. The top eight advanced to the finals. Fried was the fastest freshman and third underclassmen. Fried owns the Kodiak High Scho...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak wrestling takes five titles at state
The Kodiak Kid Wrestling Club snagged five state titles at the Alaska USA State Championships, over the weekend in Wasilla. Truxton Troxell accounted for three of Kodiak’s gold medals, winning freestyle, Greco Roman and folkstyle titles in the 190-pound schoolboy/schoolgirl division. Troxell went 2-0 in both the freestyle and Greco tournaments. He was the only competitor in his bracket in the folkstyle tournament....
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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