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Post 17 thumps Bartlett, finishes trip 5-1
Kodiak Post 17 ended its five-day road trip with a convincing 16-6 thumping of Bartlett in six innings Monday night in an American Legion A baseball game at Kosinski Fields in Anchorage. By going 5-1 on the swing through Anchorage, the Bears have catapulted to sole possession of third in the 10-team league with 23 points. Kodiak trails Wasilla, a team that swept Kodiak in four games, by only a point. South Anchora...
Jun 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mahle takes loss in solid performance
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Kodiak’s Brandon Mahle had an outstanding pitching performance against the Alaska Road Warriors on Sunday. Unfortunately for the Kenai Post 20 Twins hurlers, Jacob Butcher had an even better outing from the mound. Butcher, a recent Colony High School graduate, tossed a no-hitter in the Road Warriors’ 2-0 American Legion AA victory over Kenai. “He was going against a talented pitcher in (Brandon)...
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Split leaves Post 17 tied for third
Two outs from moving into second place in the American Legion A division, Kodiak Post 17 coughed up three runs to hand Chugiak a 5-4 victory Sunday in Chugiak. Kodiak overcame a pair of deficits in the opener of the doubleheader to win 11-10. The split leaves Kodiak and Chugiak tied for third in the 10-team league with 19 points. The Bears, after beginning 0-4, are 4-3 in league play, 4-5 overall. Sam Bennett twir...
Jun 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Post 17 sweeps doubleheader
Kodiak Post 17 exploded on Saturday to sweep aside Service in an American Legion A division baseball doubleheader at Kosinski Fields in Anchorage. The Bears won 18-5 in the opener and 15-5 in the nightcap. Both league games went six innings. On Friday, Post 17 broke a four-game losing skid with a forfeit victory over Bartlett, who only showed up with seven players. Kodiak’s three- game winning streak puts them at ...
Jun 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 looks to rebound in Anchorage
Statistics don’t lie. It was a rough opening weekend for Kodiak Post 17. Kodiak’s American Legion A team was outscored 49-15 in a four-game sweep by Wasilla at Baranof Field. The score isn’t the worst statistic. Kodiak made a mind-boggling 31 errors to Wasilla’s three. Look harder and it gets worse. Kodiak’s 13 pitchers combined to walk or hit 50 batters, while Wasilla’s seven hurlers issued only 19 free passes. “...
Jun 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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KIVBC to compete at national tournament
It hasn’t been hard for Merissa Koller Williams to keep a group of teenage girls interested in volleyball for the past three months. They’re looking forward to a trip to Phoenix, Ariz. “The fact that they get to get off the island and in the sun for awhile has been big,” Koller Williams said. That might sound strange considering Kodiak’s unusually warm June. The girls won’t be outside much. Instead, they will be i...
Jun 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Island Raceway results: June 15
Kodiak Island Raceway Saturday, June 15 Youth ATV Heat 1 (five laps) — 1. Taylor Evans; 2. Melanie Rodriguez; 3. Kavik Dehart; 4. Anna Rohrer. Main event (seven laps) — 1. Melanie Rodriguez; 2. Kavik Dehart; 3. Anna Rohrer; 4. Taylor Evans. Motocross 85cc Heat 1 — 1. AJ Juhlin. Main event — 1. AJ Juhlin. 150cc Heat 1 — 1. Riley McCoy. Main event — 1. Riley McCoy. 200cc Main event — 1. Jessie Juhlin. 250cc Heat 1 —...
Jun 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arnold gets win for Kenai Post 20
DAILY MIRROR STAFF A pair of Kodiak hurlers took the mound for Kenai Post 20 over the weekend, and both had different results. Rising Kodiak High School junior Jakob Arnold earned his first American Legion AA baseball victory in a 20-10 decision at Dimond on Saturday. Arnold worked 3 2-3 innings in relief. The right-hander gave up three hits, three earned runs and struck out five. Arnold was Kodiak’s No. 2 pitcher...
Jun 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak American Legion swept at home
The Wasilla Road Warriors got the best of Kodiak Post 17 in its return to American Legion baseball.  The Mat-Su Valley-based A-division team swept Kodiak in a three-day, four-game series at Baranof Field that started the Bears’ 27-game season. Playing in its first Legion game since 2009, Post 17 showed its nerves with 15 defensive errors in an 11-4 league loss Friday night.  Kodiak settled down in Saturday’s leagu...
Jun 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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American Legion baseball back
Editor’s note: Author Derek Clarkston is a coach on Kodiak’s American Legion baseball team. American Legion baseball is making a return to Kodiak. For the first time since 2009, the Emerald Island will be home to the Post 17 Bears, an A team in Alaska’s American Legion league. The A division is the equivalent to a high school’s junior varsity team and features 10 teams stretching from the Kenai Peninsula to Fairba...
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