Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
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...
Aug 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trevor Dunbar is first Alaskan to break four-minute mile
On Monday night, Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar became the fastest Alaskan in history as he broke the four-minute mile barrier with a time of 3:59.06. The former Kodiak High School star ran the sub-4 mile at the Roughrider Twilight meet at Roosevelt High School in Portland Ore. His previous fastest time for the mile was 4:01.33, which he achieved a few years ago. “It definitely feels pretty euphoric to get that accomplish...
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legion team sets sail for two-week trip
With the sound of construction crews digging up the Baranof Field outfield Thursday morning, Kodiak’s American Legion A baseball team spent its last practice of the season fielding groundballs on the adjacent football field. It’s a sacrifice the team will gladly take since next season it will be playing on an all-synthetic turf field. First, though, Kodiak must get through a lengthy road trip that will conclude it...
Jul 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak juniors fall to Dimond
The offense slowed down for Kodiak’s Junior Little League all-star team Wednesday night. A day after scoring 28 runs, Kodiak posted only three hits in a 14-3 loss to Dimond-West in a District I pool play baseball contest in Anchorage. The island’s 13-and 14-year-olds are 1-1 in pool play, which is used to determine seeding for the District I Finals. “What did us in is that we had nine walks,” Kodiak coach Dave Smi...
Jul 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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