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After a year off, Wilde to compete in physique competition
Valene Wilde is back. Technically, the 48-year-old Kodiak hairdresser never went anywhere; she is just heading back on stage. After a year’s absence, the 2010 Ms. Alaska bodybuilding champion is taking the stage at this Saturday’s Jackie’s Place 2012 NPC Alaska State Championships at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium in Anchorage at 5 p.m. Wilde is not competing in the bodybuilding portion of the show, but in the ph...
Apr 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kaune joins elite college bowling program
In a room at Dimond High School in Anchorage last Friday, Jacques Kaune entered the next chapter of his life. The former Kodiak resident signed a letter of intent to bowl for Calumet College of St. Joseph (Ind.) next school year. His father, Joe, his Dimond High bowling and baseball coaches and a close family friend were present to watch the ceremony. “It was a little nerve-wracking at first,” said Kaune via cellp...
Apr 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spenard bowling tourney enters second year
Stefan Machalias and Matt Kiefer both wanted a bowling tournament in Kodiak that resembled one on the PBA tour. So, the two spawned the Spenard Builders Supply Pro-Build Championship last year. The inaugural tournament went so well, it is back again this year. The second version begins 11 a.m. Sunday at Tropic Lanes. “It is one of the fairest tournaments,” Machalias said. “Nobody has an advantage. A lot of people ...
Apr 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shooters earn top marks
Jesse Glamann, Dustin Egdof and Wes Egdorf were the big winners in the KISA Steel Plate League shoot off Saturday. Glamann won the centerfire and rimfire pistol events, Dustin Egdorf took first in the rimfire rifle discipline and Wes Egdorf won the junior finals. “It was a fun day, and we hope to build the shooter pool next year,” Glamann wrote in an email. Results Centerfire pistol — 1. Jesse Glamann; 2. Neil Hor...
Apr 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak alumni update: Dunbar wins 5,000 meters in Oregon opener
Trevor Dunbar’s first track and field meet at historic Hayward Field as an Oregon Duck was a memorable one. Dunbar, a 2009 Kodiak High School graduate, won the 5,000-meter run at the Pepsi Team Invitational Saturday. Dunbar cruised to victory with a time of 13 minutes, 51.79 seconds, coming in 13 seconds ahead of runner-up finisher and teammate Chris Kwiatkowski. The 1-2 finish in the 5,000 locked up the team titl...
Apr 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball in the air
A youth fields a ground ball during a baseball clinic put on by Kodiak Little League Saturday morning at the Kodiak Middle School gym. More than 40 kids showed up for the clinic. Little League tryouts are April 14 for majors 11- and 12-year-olds and juniors 13- to 15-year-olds. Tryouts for younger players are April 21. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Apr 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Women in sports
Darlene Rounsaville serves during the Women in Sports Volleyball Tournament Saturday at Kodiak High School. Eight teams participated in the tournament, which was a fundraiser for the KHS volleyball team. (Derek Clarkston photos) Winning teams Gold bracket: Hannah Wandersee, Erika Fabricante, Erika Fallorin, Jessa Villasenor, Erica Rodas, Summer McKechnie, Carrisa Cannon and Rosevonne Sala. Blue bracket: Danika Cat...
Apr 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talon Lindquist sets Northwest swim records
Talon Lindquist put the Kodiak Kingfisher swim club on the map during a three-day meet in Washington that concluded Sunday. The 12-year-old swimming phenom set three Northwest region records and climbed up the national rankings with his performance at the Northwest Region 2012 Short Course Age Group Championships in Federal Way, Wash. “He just put together a very wonderful meet,” Kingfisher coach John Lindquist sa...
Apr 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball clinic Saturday
Baseball fields in Kodiak are covered in snow, but kids eager to play get a chance on Saturday. The Kodiak Little League is conducting a skills clinic at the Kodiak Middle School gym. The clinic is put on by local Little League coaches. The first session from 10 a.m. to noon is for ages 6-10, while the second session from noon to 2 p.m. is for ages 11-15. Little League signups at the Kodiak Teen Center or online a...
Mar 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingfishers off to Wash.
A quartet of Kodiak Kingishers took off for the Lower 48 Wednesday. Talon Lindquist, Nathan Schauff, Dyton Schauff and Luke James are participating in the Northwest Age Group Sectionals beginning Friday at Federal, Wash. The four swimmers had to qualify for the three-day meet. Lindquist has set 12 short-course and five long-course state records for the 11-year-old and 12-year-old division already this season. The ...
Mar 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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