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Dunbar qualifies for U.S. Olympic Trials
Three years ago, Trevor Dunbar was setting Alaska high school track and field records while running for Kodiak. Today, Dunbar attempts to take one step closer to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Dunbar is running in the first of two 5,000-meter preliminary heats at the U.S. Olympic Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. The race begins at 6 p.m. and can be seen live on NBC Sports (GCI channel 39). “When I fina...
Jun 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mahle takes loss
Kodiak’s Brandon Mahle pitched well in his third outing for the Post 20 Twins, but absorbed a 3-1 loss to Service in an American Legion baseball game Saturday in Anchorage. Mahle, a Kodiak High School rising senior, started and went 4 1/3 innings, giving up three runs —one earned —on three hits while walking seven and striking out one. The Twins, a Kenai-based team, are 4-2 in league and 8-4 overall.
Jun 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak's finest
Liam Center fields a ground ball from his knees during a Kodiak Little League Major All-Stars practice Wednesday evening at Dark Lake Field. The 10-player team is preparing for July’s all-star tournament.The rest of the team includes Mitchell Kane, Shaun Walton, Louis Rocheleau, Hannah Davis, Hallah Jantz, Josh Smith, Josh Pickens, Dustin Swearingin and Luke James.(Derek Clarkston photo)
Jun 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gavin Fitzgerald does a trick with his scooter at a sun-drenched Baranof Park Tuesday afternoon. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Alumni update: Dunbar sets state standard in 1,500
Trevor Dunbar gave his dad an early Father’s Day present. On Saturday, the day before Father’s Day, Dunbar became the fastest Alaska-born runner in the 1,500 meters, breaking his dad Marcus’ record. The younger Dunbar turned in a time of a 3 minutes, 40.06 seconds at the Tracktown Tune-up meet in Eugene, Ore. The time eclipses Marcus Dunbar’s previous state record of 3:41.91 set in 1993 in a California meet. “That...
Jun 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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On the links
Clark Patterson hits the ball on the third hole at the Bear Valley Golf Course on a sun-soaked Monday afternoon. Patterson, a member of the Coast Guard, was playing his first round on Kodiak’s nine-hole course. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Jun 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mahle earns Legion win
Kodiak’s Brandon Mahle earned his first American Legion victory of the season Sunday. Mahle started and pitched four innings in the Post 20 Twins 14-4 win over Chugiak in Anchorage. The Kodiak High School rising senior gave up one hit and two earned runs in four innings. He also struck out four and walked six. “At the beginning, he was a little out of the strike zone,” Twins assistant coach Hector Rivera told the ...
Jun 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Onders makes himself known at fun run
Robert Onders arrived at Otmeloi Park Saturday morning as an unknown within Kodiak’s running circle. When he exited two hours later, he left a lasting impression on some of Kodiak’s finest runners and gained a new practice partner. Onders’ running talents were on display during the first Run for Rescue fun run. The four-year resident of the Emerald Isle churned his way to the half-marathon title on a rare 60-degre...
Jun 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Derby keeps rolling
Rosie Fay might be 53, but when she rolls around on skates as part of Kodiak’s roller derby team, she feels like a kid again. That was never more evident than during a recent practice at the Baranof Park Ice Rink. She was holding her own against skater’s half her age during a two-hour practice on a sun-filled June night. “It is scary, but challenging. It makes me feel like a kid,” Fay said. “At first I thought may...
Jun 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys of summer
Wells Fargo’s Blake James pitches to Ocean Beauty’s Branden Pickett during a Kodiak Little League Junior Division baseball game at East Elementary Field Wednesday. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Jun 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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