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Post 17 begins long homestand tonight against Eagle River
After playing five games in four days on the road, Kodiak Post 17 is set to begin its longest homestand of the season tonight against Eagle River. Tonight’s 7:30 p.m. nonleague American Legion AA baseball game is the first of 12 consecutive games at Baranof Field for Post 17 — a span of three straight weekends at home. With half of the contests being conference games, Kodiak manager Leonard Pickett sees this is a ...
Jun 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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MMA show coming to Kodiak
One of the most popular sports in the world — no, not soccer — is coming to Kodiak in August. A Kenai Peninsula-based fight show production company is preparing to host a mixed martial arts cage fight at the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds on Aug. 16. Robert Couture, owner of 6 or 5 Times Productions, said he got the idea of putting on the show, “Rumble on the Rock” from a Kodiak friend. “Nothing like this has ever happ...
Jun 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golf tourney, Bear Crawl on Saturday
The Kodiak High School Booster Club is hosting its annual “Tee off for Kids” golf tournament Saturday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. The 18-hole, four-person scramble tournament begins at 8:45 a.m. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top two teams, along with prizes for the longest drive and closest to the pin. Entry fee is $30 for adults and $25 for high school students. Lunch is included for the golfers. The tou...
Jun 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunbar misses cut in 1,500
Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar failed to qualify for the 1,500 finals at the USA Track and Field Championships Thursday evening in Sacramento, California. Dunbar, a 2009 Kodiak High School graduate, placed sixth in the first of two preliminary heats with a time of 3 minutes, 45.33 seconds. His time ranked 16th out of 28 runners. The top four runners in each heat, plus the next four fastest times qualified for Saturday’s f...
Jun 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Malutin a star on 1949 Kodiak hoops squad
Kodiak lost a sports legend Wednesday morning. Iver Malutin, a member of Kodiak’s first championship basketball team, died at the age of 82 of heart complications at a hospital in Anchorage. Malutin was a star forward on the 1949 Kodiak High School boys basketball team that won the Fur Rendezvous Tournament in Anchorage. It was the first championship in the school’s history and it came 10 years before Alaska becam...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Post 17 wallops Palmer in doubleheader
From a look at the scores in Kodiak Post 17’s doubleheader trouncing of Palmer Sunday, they might as well have been playing football. Kodiak smashed Palmer by a combined score of 37-3 in a two-game sweep at Palmer’s Senior Field. The Bears posted a 24-0 victory in the first game and won 13-3 in the nightcap. The pair of wins shot Kodiak up to third place in the American Legion AA National Division with 14 points a...
Jun 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Island Racing Association hosts Mudbog
Mud, fun, games and tiny motorbikes were all present at the Kodiak Island Racing Association’s Mudbog/Family Night. The evening began with pit bike races. Six racers ran five loops around the bumpy track at the Kodiak Fairgrounds. A second round of the pit bike races began after a short break where kids played tug-o-war. This race was seven laps. Mike Bramblett took first, Cale Fulgum second, Ivan Rodriquez third,...
Jun 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Post 17 drops one to East Anchorage
One big inning cost Kodiak Post 17 a win in its first road game of the season Friday night. East Anchorage scored eight runs in the fifth inning to hand Kodiak a 14-11 loss in an American Legion AA league baseball game at Bartlett High School. "We had some mental errors and everything snowballed from there," assistant coach Derek Clarkston said. "We had a great offensive game, but unfortunately the defense wasn't ...
Jun 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Eco Challenge will not take place this year
One of Kodiak Island’s most grueling races — the Eco Challenge — got nixed this summer. The Eco Challenge, a Coast Guard Morale Well-Being and Recreation sponsored event, sent competitors on a wilderness scavenger hunt across the island. The race — that was opened to members of the Coast Guard and civilians — had been a staple in Kodiak since 2002. “We just don’t have the staff right now due to budget cuts and hir...
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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KMXT introduces new event
KMXT-FM and the Kodiak Island Racing Association are filling the Eco Challenge void by organizing the inaugural Kodiak Bear Crawl on June 28 at the Kodiak Island Raceway. The Bear Crawl is a 1.25-mile race where competitors will have to navigate eight hurdles. Organizer Merissa Koller-Williams said it is a mix between a Warrior Dash and Tough Mudder races, which are both popular events in the Lower 48. “It seems l...
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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