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Dunbar places 11th, misses Olympic team
On the final lap of Trevor Dunbar’s biggest race, he morphed into a fan. Ahead of him as he ran around the Hayward Field track in Eugene, Ore., stars Galen Rupp and Bernard Lagat were staging an epic battle for the 5,000-meter title at Thursday’s US Olympic Trials. “I transformed more into a spectator and a fan and started watching the video board and watching the finishing kick instead of focusing on my race,” Du...
Jun 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hikers experience trails and meditation as part of Yoga Mountain
Veronica Costa-Bolton’s voice was as calming as the cloudless sky above her and the waveless water behind her. The only movement found was from the 16 people scattered along a Near Island beach following Costa-Bolton’s relaxing tai chi instructions. A few trail strollers stopped briefly and watched the meditation on the rocky beach, then went on with their hike. This scene went on for more than 30 minutes and happ...
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Kodiakans in Mayor’s Marathon
Kodiak High School teacher Lindsey Glenn led a Kodiak contingent of runners at last Saturday’s Mayor’s Marathon and half-marathon in Anchorage. Glenn finished the marathon in 5 hours, 1 minute, 32 seconds to place 196th in the women’s division. Renee Sullivan was 205th (5:03:10) and Heather Lewis was 215th (5:08:40). Karly Gundersen placed 252nd in the women’s division of the half-marathon in 2:09:30. Alma Canete-...
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Summer Solstice champs
Team Precheese won the seventh- and eighth-grade boys division of the Summer Solstice 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament June 23 at Baranof Park. Front: Jay Miranda. Back, left: Lucky Ibaobao, Darwin Lacaste and Bryan Mangrobang. (Photo courtesy of Kodiak Parks and Recreation)
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Ocean Beauty wins Junior division
Ocean Beauty’s Owen Tuckfield runs to first base during the Kodiak Junior Little League championship game against Brechan Tuesday evening at East Elementary Field. Ocean Beauty, the No. 1 seed, defeated No. 2 seed Brechan 18-17. Ocean Beauty’s Brandon Pickett had three hits, including two home runs, while Gus Pyles and Tuckfield also had three hits for Ocean Beauty. Joe Schactler and Trenton Foxworthy had three hi...
Jun 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roller wash
Rock Island Rollers teammate Tamara Dameron washes a car during a fundraiser car wash Saturday in the Wells Fargo parking lot. The Rock Island Rollers are Kodiak’s roller derby team.(Derek Clarkston photo)
Jun 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seahawks coming to Kodiak for camp
The NFL is coming to Kodiak — at least for a day. Four Seattle Seahawks players and two cheerleaders will be in Kodiak Saturday for a football camp put on by the Kodiak Football League. “For the Seattle Seahawks to come down here and spend their time to show how much football means to the community of Kodiak and how much they want to help really makes me feel good,” KFL vice president Rich Walker said. The players...
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Dunbar advances in 5,000
A big final kick secured Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar a spot in Thursday’s 5,000-meter finals at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Dunbar passed three runners in the final 100 meters to finish third in the first of two preliminary heats at the U.S. Olympic Trials Monday evening at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Dunbar’s time of 13 minutes, 49.19 seconds is slower than his qualifying and personal-best time of 13:36.86, but it was ...
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pillans outduels Melin in 250/450cc main event
Troy Melin rode into the pits for the final time Friday evening and was quickly greeted with a fist pound by Steven Pillans. The two riders put on a six-lap 250/450cc main event battle to close out the two-hour racing extravaganza at Kodiak Island Raceway. Melin, on a 250, held the early lead, but Pillans, on a 450, once again pulled it out to remain undefeated at the raceway in three events this season. Melin fin...
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Bush Whacker’s Open results
The foursome of Chuck Martin, Jack McFarland, Otis McGuire and Terry Napp won the first Bush Whacker's Open golf tournament Friday evening at the Bear Valley Golf Course. The group shot a a combined 197. Results 1. Chuck Martin, Terry Napp, Jack McFarland, Otis McGuire, 197; 2. Jim Kennedy, Alan Skaw, Randy Ensign, Steve Tyner, 201; 3. Lonnie White, Rich Edwards, Jason Bang, John Kennedy, 207; 4. Mackey, Kelso, Bo...
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