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Anchorage resident enjoys The Rock
Harlow Robinson has a good excuse to spend the rest of his family vacation in Kodiak relaxing in a camping chair. The 47-year-old from Anchorage spent the first part of his Emerald Isle getaway sightseeing on foot by competing in the Crab Festival Marathon and the Pillar Mountain Run. Yes, you read that correctly. Robinson put his body through the gauntlet with a 26.1-mile run followed shortly by a 9.2-mile cool-d...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Dunbar second in Pac-12
Trevor Dunbar nearly snagged a Pac-12 track and field title on Saturday. The University of Oregon senior finished second in the 5,000-meter run at the Pac-12 Track and Field Championships at in Pullman, Wash. Dunbar, a 2009 Kodiak High School graduate, finished the 5,000 with a time of 13 minutes, 45.26 seconds, just .001 seconds ahead of third-place finisher Eric Jenkins of Oregon. Arizona’s Lawi Lalang won the e...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak youth bowlers perform well at state
Hunter Blair picked the perfect time to bowl the best game of his young career. The 13-year-old rolled a 279 that helped him claim the all-events scratch Division 2 state title at the 32nd Alaska USBC Youth State Tournament that concluded April 15 in Wasilla. The official results were released last week. All-events scratch combines pin count from singles, doubles and team events. Blair knocked down a total of 1,83...
May 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special Olympics truck pull photos

May 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Anthony wins GNAC track title
Kodiak’s own Dylan Anthony grabbed his first Great Northwest Athletic Conference outdoor track title Saturday in Monmouth, Ore. The University of Alaska Anchorage junior won the men’s 5,000 meters with a time of 14 minutes, 34.36 seconds at the GNAC Championships. Anthony finished 16 seconds ahead of runner-up Victor Samoei of UAA. The field consisted of 16 runners. Anthony barely missed out winning the 10,000 on ...
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak wrestlers finish season strong
Kodiak’s Bryan Gonzalez earned the triple crown of wrestling this past weekend at the Alaska USA Championships in Wasilla. Competing for Kodiak Kid Club Wrestling, Gonzalez won folkstyle, freestyle and Greco Roman 100-pound titles in the cadet division. Kodiak Club coach Craig Walton said when a wrestler wins all three it is called a triple crown. Nolan Wandersee captured the folkstyle junior 220-pound title, whil...
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Truck pull to benifit Special Olympics
Do you think you have what it takes to pull a fire truck? You can find out Saturday. The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Alaska is organizing a “Pullin’ for Pledges” event Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Safeway parking lot. Teams of nine will see how fast they can pull a fire truck 12 feet. Each team must have at least one Special Olympics athlete on it. The team fee is $200, with all proceeds ...
May 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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2014 Helen Simeonoff Annual Salmon/Run Walk results
1. Evan Serva, 19 minutes, 54 seconds; 2. Charles Russell, 20:01; 3. John Hartman, 20:42; 4. Adriane Horn, 20:50; 5. Alysa Horn, 21:34; 6. Janelle Brandon, 21:55; 7. Nicola Platzer, 22:01; 8. Howard Valley, 22:07; 9. Jane Murawski, 22:12; 10. Sonia Cortez, 22:13; 11. Janel Day, 22:20; 12. Kathryn Symmes, 22:24; 13. Peter Longgood, 22:28; 14. Kip Thomet, 22:32; 15. Mario Alveraz, 22:40; 16. Don Zimmerman, 22:49; 17...
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Triathlon athletes enjoy conditions
Normally when competitors finish Kodiak’s Earth Day Triathlon they reach for a cup of hot chocolate and a blanket. That wasn’t the case this year. With the temperature soaring past 50 degrees, athletes opted for sunscreen and a cup of cold water when they crossed the finish line of the 29th Earth Day Triathlon on a Chamber of Commerce Saturday afternoon in Kodiak. Neil McCarthy and Bree Witteveen enjoyed the calm ...
May 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Strong second in 1,500
Port Lions graduate Katie Strong had a strong showing in the 1,500-meter run Friday at the Don Kirby Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. The New Mexico State University junior placed second in a field of eight with a time of 4 minutes, 57.87 seconds. Unattached runner Minori Hayakari won with a time of 4:49.24. New Mexico State begins competing in the Western Athletic Conference Championships on May 14 in Orem, Utah...
May 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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