Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Kodiak resident sheds 105 pounds in a year
On August 17, Melanie Sosa will do something she never thought would have been possible a year ago. The 32-year-old Kodiak resident will compete in the Coast Guard’s grueling Eco Challenge race that sends competitors on a wilderness scavenger hunt over the Emerald Island’s landscape. When the race begins, it will complete her incredible transformation. Over the past year, Sosa has shed 105.8 pounds from her 5-foot...
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Parks and Rec: Aug. 2-Aug. 9
Aug. 2- Aug. 9 AQUATICS Friday, Aug. 2 Morning Lap 6 –7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Lap 5 – 6:30 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 – 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4 Family 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Monday, August 5 Morning Lap 6 –7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 –...
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South earns trip to Legion title game
The American Legion state championship game is set. South Anchorage eliminated Juneau, 5-0, in Tuesday’s consolation final at Mulchay Stadium in Anchorage to earn the right to face Chugiak in today’s championship game. The title match begins at 2 p.m., and if South wins, an “if necessary” game will be played at 6 p.m. Behind the pitching of Bryan Baker and the hitting of Matt Illalio, South knocked out Juneau in i...
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Dinner benefits Matautias
A dinner and silent auction to benefit the Matautia family is tonight at the Elks Club. The event is from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with the proceeds going to the Matautias, whose 14-year-old son, Rex, died July 23 in a drowning accident at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Members of the Kodiak Little League and the Kodiak Football League will be serving the surf and turf dinner, while the silent auction will consis...
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Mahle earns all-state Legion accolades
For the second straight season, Kodiak’s Brandon Mahle was one of the top American Legion baseball pitchers in the state. Mahle, a hurler for the Kenai Post 20 Twins, was an Alaska Legion baseball Team of Excellence All-State selection. The team was announced last week before the start of the state tournament and was voted on by post managers and coaches. Mahle, a 2013 Kodiak High School graduate, was one of six p...
Jul 31, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 ends season with win
After Kenai tied the game, Kodiak responded with a big inning to close out its American Legion baseball season Tuesday afternoon. Post 17 plated 10 runs in the fifth inning to turn a close game into a 12-2 mercy rule victory at Kenai Little League Fields. Joe Schactler's two-out, two-run single in the bottom of the fifth ended it for Kodiak and sent the Bears into sole possession of third place in the 12-team leag...
Jul 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 splits doubleheader against Kenai
Kodiak Post 17 split an American Legion A doubleheader against Kenai Post 20 on Monday. Kenai took the league contest 17-6 in six innings, while Kodiak grabbed the nonleague affair 18-5 in five innings at the Kenai Little League Fields. Despite the league loss, Kodiak moved into a tie with Fairbanks for third in the standings with 47 points. The Bears are 10-7 in league, 12-13 overall and finished the season Tuesd...
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 squad splits Interior
After a lengthy drive to the Interior, Kodiak Post 17 split a pair of American Legion A baseball games against Fairbanks. On Thursday, the Bears pounded out 10 hits and got a solid pitching performance from Branden Pickett for an 11-5 victory over Fairbanks at Arco Field. That was followed by a 13-9 loss to Fairbanks on Friday. Post 17 rallied from 10 runs down to win the nonleague nightcap, 14-13. Thursday's nonl...
Jul 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Post 17 sweeps doubleheader against Eagle River
Kodiak Post 17 swept Eagle River in an American Legion A league baseball doubleheader at Kosinski Field in Anchorage Monday. The Bears won 4-1 in the opener and 8-6 in the second game. Kodiak’s pair of wins puts the team at 9-5 in league play, 9-11 overall. Derek Clarkston, a coach for the Bears and a Daily Mirror sports writer, said the victories were big wins in terms of American Legion A division baseball ranki...
Jul 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legion falls to Dimond
Kodiak's rally in the final inning was nullified quickly by Dimond Monday night in Anchorage. After scoring three runs to tie the game in the sixth, it took Dimond only two batters to comeback for a 12-11 victory in an American Legion A nonleague baseball game at Kosinski Fields. Kodiak's lost its last four games to fall to 7-11 overall (7-5 league). Post 17 lost three of four to Dimond in the season series. Monda...
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