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Kodiak Elks Club member Judy Bissett takes a photo of Kodiak Little League players and Elk Club representatives Keith Morin, left, and Jim Swearingin, Saturday during a registration party at Tropic Lanes. The Elks Club received a $2,000 grant to purchase baseball gear for Kodiak’s Little League. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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KMS wrestling wins two titles at Palmer Tourney
The Kodiak Middle School wrestling team produced two champions during a pair of tournaments in Palmer on Friday and Saturday. Joshua Nummer (110 pounds) and Gabriel Nummer (114) captured titles at the Palmer Junior Varsity Tournament. Kyle Pearce (98), Abriel Babasa (118) placed second in the JV tournament, while Nicholas Doerksen (98) and Marianna Roy (148) were third. Simon Swanson (98) was fourth. In the Palmer...
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fortaliza sets bench press record
Jurey Fortaliza powered his way to a new KMXT/Kodiak Athletic Club Bench Press Competition record Saturday at Kodiak High School. Fortaliza pressed his body weight (165 pounds) 29 times to win the event and break Kalani Coyle’s record of 28 set last year. Adelia Myrick captured the women’s half-bodyweight category by muscling 70 pounds up 55 times. Luis Mendez took the men’s half body weight category with 82 repet...
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talon Lindquist, Hughes shine at Great Alaska Open
The Kodiak Kingfishers swim team produced the top boy and girl point scorers at the 2013 Senior Region Great Alaska Open in Kenai. Ila Hughes won four individual events and was the girls top scorer during the three-day meet that concluded Sunday. Hughes’ teammate Tahna Lindquist won five events and was second overall. Talon Lindquist won three events and was the top boys point-scorer. On the girls side, Hughes won...
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet takes Valentine's Fun Run
Levi Thomet captured the Miles Dunbar Valentine's Fun Run Saturday morning at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Thomet covered the 3-mile course in 19 minutes, 39 seconds. Deb Cawthorn was the top female finisher in 25:39. Results 1. Levi Thomet, 19 minutes, 39 seconds; 2. Jack Hannah, 25:18; 3. Deb Cawthorn, 25:39; 4. Dale Nelson, 26:41; 5. Charles Russell, 27:16; 6. Leah Cawthorn, 27:59; 7. Howard Valley, ...
Feb 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Eggemeyer qualifies for NAIA National Championships
Jimmy Eggemeyer fell just shy of claiming an NAIA West Championship title Saturday night in Montana. The senior Southern Oregon University wrestler lost, 3-2, to top-ranked Mike Vasser of the University of Great Falls in the 149-pound title bout. Eggemeyer also finished second last year. With his runner-up finish, Eggemeyer, the NAIA’s second-ranked wrestler at 149 pounds, qualifies for the NAIA National Champions...
Feb 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: Feb. 19
City league basketball Tuesday, Feb. 12 Loose Cannons 47, Steve’s Team 45 Jason Blondin 11 points, Brad Blondin 11, Corey Gronn 9, Andrew Kings 6, Rick Vahl 6 and Cliff Tamarra 4 for Loose Cannons. Jordan Davis 22 points, Caleb Pruitt 9, Steve Pruitt 5, Wesley Walker 4, Tim Pruitt 4 and Mitchell Pruitt 1 for Steve’s Team. Air Station 69, Inspiration 64 Mark Lyons 22 points, Jacob Dillon 19, Joe Mackey 12, Mike Koe...
Feb 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Running in the snow
Julia Wiley, front, takes the baton (water bottle) from Arne Tveit during a snowshoe relay at Kodiak’s Special Olympics Winter Games on Saturday morning at East Addition Park. Four athletes competed in the snowshoe events, and afterward Kodiak’s Special Olympics floor hockey team fell to the women’s hockey team, the Kodiak Storm, 9-2. The Storm team included some Special Olympic athletes and partners. (Derek Clark...
Feb 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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City still searching for Parks and Recreation director
Nearly six months have passed since Ian Fulp retired as the City of Kodiak’s Parks and Recreation director, and his old office at Baranof Park remains empty. Despite the vacancy, Parks and Recreation has a heartbeat.  On any given night in Kodiak, skaters populate the ice rink, school gymnasiums are overflowing with basketball and volleyball enthusiasts, and the swimming pool is flooded with swimmers.  “Parks and ...
Feb 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekend events: Bench press competition Saturday
Muscles will be popping Saturday inside the Kodiak High School gym. The fifth annual Kodiak Athletic Club/KMXT Bench Press Competition begins at 1 p.m. Weigh-ins start at 12:30 p.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. Hadji Wight set the men’s half body weight record last year with 138 repetitions of ...
Feb 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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