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12 people compete in bench press contest
Men and women displayed their strength on Saturday at the Kodiak Athletic Club. Twelve people competed in the sixth annual Kodiak Athletic Club/KMXT Bench Press Contest, a fundraiser for Kodiak’s public radio station. Heather Norton made history by becoming the first woman to bench press her bodyweight in the six years of the contest. Norton pressed 150 pounds four times. Sonia Cortez muscled past Adelia Myrick to...
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Anthony earns all-conference accolades
Former Kodiak running star Dylan Anthony earned all-conference honors at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Indoor Championships over the weekend in Nampa, Idaho. The University of Alaska Anchorage junior was the runner-up in both the 3,000- and 5,000-meter runs. On Friday, Anthony finished the 5,000 with a time of 15 minutes, 1.08 seconds, 11 seconds behind teammate Micah Chelimo. Anthony came back on Saturd...
Feb 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bench press competition Saturday
Veins will be popping Saturday at the Kodiak Athletic Club. The sixth annual Kodiak Athletic Club/KMXT Bench Press Competition begins at noon. Weigh-ins start at 11 a.m. Men can either press half their body weight or their full body weight as many times as possible, while women compete in the half body weight category. Jurey Fortaliza set the men’s body weight record last year by pressing 165 pounds 29 times. Luis...
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kiefer overcomes hand injury to take bowling title
Faced with the decision to give up bowling or to re-learn to bowl with his pinky, Rod Kiefer chose to learn how to bowl all over again. That decision, two years ago, paved the way to his second all-events scratch title at the Kodiak Island United States Bowling Congress City Championship Tournament at Tropic Lane. At the Feb. 9 tournament Kiefer cashed in with the winning pin count of 2,114, a combined total of hi...
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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KIVC puts on men’s tourney
The Kodiak Island Volleyball Club’s second men's tournament is Saturday at Kodiak High School. The 4-on-4 tournament begins with pool play at 9:30 a.m. Bracket play is scheduled for 1 p.m. In pool play, teams play two games to 21 points and, while bracket play is a best of three sets. Entry fee is $10 per team, with proceeds going to the volleyball club. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Contact the Daily Mirror sport...
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local results: Feb. 21
Girls Little Dribblers Wednesday, Feb. 19 Seventh- and eight-graders State Farm 27, Fly-By 20 Hannah Glover 8, Elianah Micael 6, Leah Barnes 5, Carly Glover 4, Kyra Ricard 2 and Ella Raisley 2 points for State Farm. Maggie Brown 10, Elizabeth Painter 6, Kathryn Carstens 2 and Shely Nelson 2 points for Fly-By. F/V Miss Linda 17, Kodiak Rental Center 16 Madison Hales 8, Mekia Bushell 5, Maranda Alexander 2 and Abbie...
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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KMS wrestling places 3 at Palmer Invite
The Kodiak Middle School wrestling team produced three varsity placers at the Palmer Jr./Middle School Invitational on Saturday in the Mat-Su Valley. Joshua Nummer claimed the 114-pound title with a 4-2 overtime win over Colony’s Frank Urbano. Nicholas Doerkson placed third at 110 pounds with a 5-1 record, while Kodi Kroll finished fourth at 160 pounds with a 2-2 mark. Kodiak’s junior varsity team produced five pl...
Feb 20, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunbar honored by Alaska HOF
Former Kodiak High School running star Trevor Dunbar was honored with an Alaska Sports Hall of Fame 2014 Directors’ Awards on Tuesday. Dunbar was selected for the Pride of Alaska Award for his consistent excellence in athletic competition. Last summer, Dunbar, a senior at the University of Oregon, became the first Alaskan to run a sub-4 minute mile. In 2012, he placed 11th in the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 5,000 m...
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Kodiak represented at track meet in Seattle
A handful of former Kodiak track and field stars reunited at the indoor Husky Classic at Dempsey Arena in Seattle over the weekend. Leading the pack was University of Oregon senior Trevor Dunbar. In his second race this indoor season, Dunbar finished third in Saturday’s 3,000-meter invite with a time of 7 minutes, 53.13 seconds, a time that should qualify him for the NCAA Championships. Dunbar’s 3,000-meter time i...
Feb 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fun run, Special Olympics this weekend
The Kodiak High School track and field team is organizing a Valentines 5K Run/Walk at 10 a.m. Saturday. The race begins on Parkside Drive just outside of Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The suggested donation is $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Special Olympics The Kodiak Special Olympic team’s winter games are Saturday. Opening ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. at East Addition Pa...
Feb 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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