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Local results: Jan. 19
City league basketball Jan. 11 Island Espresso 63, Team Diocares 50 Jemuel Mangalus 14 points, Lucas Fried 13, Levi Fried 11, Brandon Ensley 9, Kalen Willis 6, Jay-Ar Small 4, Lenard Pickett 4 and Brandon Pickett 2 for Island Espresso. David Diocares 30 points, Mikel Garner 10, Emily Garner 5, Cole Squartsoff 4 and Gus Pyles 1 for Team Diocares. Team Braga 2, F/V Reel Fun 0 (Forfeit) EBW/H&S Scafol 67, Invinceblet...
Jan 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nekeferoff still getting fit after winning last year’s transformation contest
Nearly a year has passed and Peggy Nekeferoff still can’t believe she won last year’s transformation contest at the Kodiak Athletic Club. “I’m still totally shocked,” the 64-year-old said. “I was really surprised. It is embarrassing is what it is.” There is nothing to be embarrassed about. Nekeferoff shed 21.5 pounds and gained 1.5 pounds of muscle to win the contest last April. “I’m in way better condition now th...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bowling champs crowned
Tyler Steele, Jeff Kiefer and Matt Kiefer captured the second annual Tropic Lanes Tiros Tournament Sunday at Tropic Lanes. The threesome bowled a three-game handicapped score of 2,173 pins to win the 10-team tournament. Manny Nara, Janet Baker and Daily Mirror sports editor Derek Clarkston finished second, 30 pins back. Dan Kiefer, Jeff Kiefer and Stefan Macahilas took third. Results 1. Tyler Steele, Jeff Kiefer, ...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska HOF hands out Director’s Awards
The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame announced its inaugural Director’s Awards Tuesday and one award has local ties. The Joe Floyd Award, named an honor of longtime Kodiak High School athletic director Joe Floyd, was awarded to Steve Nerland and Don Winchester for their significant and lasting contributions to Alaska through sports. Nerland has been involved in American Legion baseball since 1998 and is responsible for ...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Kid Wrestling begins
Noah Chopek, left, wrestles Connor Stinson during the first day of Kodiak Kid Wrestling Monday evening in the Kodiak High School mat room. Second grade and under practices are Monday and Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., third grade and older is Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Registration is $50 per wrestler. Registration forms are available at both the Teen Center and at practices. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Jan 17, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak alumni update: Schick opens second season of college track and field
The college track and field season kicked off Saturday with one Kodiak High School graduate taking part at the Husky Preview at the University of Washington. Western Washington University sophomore Karsten Schick placed eighth in the high jump, clearing 6 feet, 5.5 inches, and finishing 10th in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.99 seconds. Schick, a 2010 Kodiak High School graduate, also ran a leg on Western’s...
Jan 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak equestrian team places 12th at national event
Kodiak’s equestrian team fared well at its first trip to the Western National Round-Up. Kodiak High School sophomores Amanda Blott and Tatiana Schneider and University of Montana freshman Stephanie McEntee placed 12th out of 15 horse judging teams at the national event on Jan. 8 in Denver, Colo. The competition required they judge eight sets of four horses. Three sets were horses in halter (no saddle, bridle or ri...
Jan 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brothers bowl perfect games
A pair of Kodiak island brothers reached bowling perfection in a span of four days last week. Matt and Jeff Kiefer each rolled 300 games at Tropic Lanes. Matt achieved his second career perfect game during last Thursday’s men’s league, while older brother Jeff accomplished the feat during Sunday’s Tropic Lanes Trio Tournament. It was Jeff’s fourth career 300 game. Matt and Jeff’s father, Rod Kiefer, who manages Tr...
Jan 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bench press contest Saturday
Muscles and popping veins will be on full display Saturday in Kodiak’s version of the strongman competition. The fourth annual KMXT Bench Press Competition begins at 10 a.m. at the Kodiak High School gym. Weigh-ins are at 9:30 a.m. Contestants lift either half or all of their body weight as many times as they can. Participants also can collect pledges for each repetition with all the proceeds going to KMXT. Entry ...
Jan 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clarky Awards roll into sixth year
Ah, yes. It is that time of the year where the Kodiak Daily Mirror’s one-man sports team clears the cobwebs from his noggin to remember the past year’s best performances. No, this is not the top stories of 2011 — that appeared in a paper two weeks ago and was hotly debated by many sports-minded people in Kodiak. Sorry, Rick and Pat, for leaving your teams off the list. It’s time for me to hand out some Clarkies, a...
Jan 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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