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Chugiak falls in regional opener
Days after being crowned Alaska’s American Legion baseball champions, Chugiak failed to hold a four-run lead in its opener at the Northwest Regional on Wednesday in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Gillette Post 42, Wyoming’s state champion, rallied from a 4-0 deficit to stun the Mustangs, 9-5. Chugiak dropped to a loser-out game that starts at 9:30 a.m. today. Vander Lekites, Zach Bohrer and Jason Hess each had two hits for Ch...
Aug 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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WORLD LIFTER: Tregarthen returns after winning 3 medals at SO World SummerGames
Everybody nestled in the Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport terminal Monday evening knew the exact moment the island’s newest Olympic medalist stepped off the plane. The clanging of medals draped around Brittany Tregarthen’s neck gave it away as she walked from the aircraft painted in Alaska Nanook colors to the terminal. When she entered the building, the sound of the medals was drowned out by chants of “USA! USA!...
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet selected for US Junior Mountain Running Team
Levi Thomet is not known as a mountain runner, but in a month he will be testing his skills against the best the sport has to offer. The recently graduated Kodiak High School standout runner was named to the US Junior Mountain Running Team. The honor will send Thomet to North Wales for the 31st World Mountain Running Championships on Sept. 19. “I love trail running, and being part of a USA team is something that I...
Aug 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 earns honors
A pair of Kodiak Post 17 players earned spots on the American Legion AA Baseball Team of Excellence. Joe Schactler was selected as an infielder, while Sam Bennett made the squad as a relief pitcher. Schactler, a shortstop, was one of eight infielders named to the team. In 18 league games, the cleanup hitter led the Post 17 in batting average (.442), RBIs (19) and extra-base hits (10). Bennett earned one of the thr...
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Post 17 earns big win over Ketchikan
Kodiak Post 17 topped Ketchikan, 8-6, in a critical American Legion League baseball game Thursday at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage. The Bears improved to 9-6 and inched closer to a state tournament berth. The victory slid Kodiak into seventh in the standings with 42 points, while Ketchikan fell to 7-9 and saw its state hopes dashed. Giovanni Martinez collected two of Kodiak's six hits and earned the win, pitching 2...
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALUMNI UPDATE: Horn back in action
Coming off of a bye, Alysa Horn played two games in three days last week in the women’s Queensland Basketball League in Australia. Her team, Logan, came out victorious in both, beating Suncoast Clippers, 78-57, and Gold Coast Rollers, 66-62. Horn, a former Kodiak High School and University of Alaska Anchorage standout, struggled in both outings. She combined to miss all 12 of her shots from the field and only tall...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chugiak sweeps Post 17
The final home series of the season for Kodiak Post 17 wasn’t an enjoyable one. Chugiak, the high school state champions and Alaska's top legion team, swept a four-game set against Kodiak at Baranof Field, winning Saturday’s league games 8-1 and 8-2, and taking both nonleague games, 18-2 and 4-3. Post 17 enters its final four games of the regular season on a three-game losing skid that has left the Bears at 8-6 an...
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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OFF TO L.A.: Tregarthen to compete at SO World Games
How strong is Brittany Tregarthen? Strong enough to send a punching bag spiraling through the air. That’s exactly what happened during one of her recent training sessions at the Kodiak Athletic Club. “She hits that thing, and it goes flying off the ceiling and lands on the floor,” said Lindsay Knight, Tregarthen’s trainer and owner of the club. “Her eyes are as big as saucers and her jaw drops almost to the ground...
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Post 17 hosts undefeated Chugiak
Kodiak Post 17 will attempt to do something no other Alaska American Legion baseball team has been able to do this season — beat the Chugiak Mustangs. Post 17 hosts Chugiak in a four-game series that begins with a nonleague contest at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Baranof Field. The two will play a league doubleheader beginning at noon on Saturday and will finish with a nonleaguer at noon on Sunday. At 12-0, the Mustangs ar...
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swearingin finishes qualifying at Juniors
Kodiak youth bowler Dustin Swearingin finished his qualifying rounds at the Junior Gold Championships on Wednesday in Chicago, Illinois. After 15 games, Swearingin ended with a 143.86 average, which placed him 400 out of 455 bowlers. He had his best game on Wednesday, rolling a 203 in the first game, but followed that with a 101, 153, 106 and 142. On Tuesday, the rising Kodiak High School sophomore recorded second...
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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