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Wind delays opening of rink
All day Monday, Baranof Park Ice Rink manager Courtney Webster was the bearer of bad news for people who were looking to skate. Due to high winds over the weekend, Webster and his crew were not able to complete the ice rink before Monday’s scheduled opening. He said it was difficult to turn people away. “But, at the same time we want to do it right,” Webster said. “We want to take our time at doing it. It is going...
Nov 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunbar places third at West Regions, Paulson wins regatta cup
Trevor Dunbar earned an All-Region award in cross country Monday for his efforts over the weekend. Dunbar, a junior at the University of Portland, placed third at the NCAA Men’s Cross Country West Regional Saturday in Palo Alto, Calif. He and his team, which placed second, qualified for the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Nov. 21 in Terre Haute, Ind. This is Dunbar’s third trip to the national championships. L...
Nov 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local results: Nov. 10
Boys Little Dribblers Fourth and fifth grade Nov. 2 Lakers 19, Bear Garden 11 Josue Martinez 8 points, AJ Barton 6, Kobe Braga 3 and Joshua Miguel 2 for Lakers. Khyler Kane 7 points, Taylor Evans 2 and Walter Olazabal 2 for Bear Garden. Redgate 26, Midtown Auto 24 Davis Mckechnie 12 points, Evan Dano 6, Wyatt Horn 4, Abraham Fields 2 and Skylar Nelson 2 for Redgate. Justin Doctolero 8 points, Genard Sabangan 6, Jo...
Nov 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gronn gives back to the community as pool manager
Growing up, Corey Gronn never considered himself a swimmer. He would occasionally take a dip at the old pool in Kodiak High School. Now, as manager of the Kodiak Community Pool, he lives and breathes swimming. “As soon as I started working here I started swimming a lot more,” Gronn said. “I really enjoy it. I want some underwater speakers, though. You get really bored.” Gronn’s job is more than swimming. He has be...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anthony earns All-West Region honors
Dylan Anthony is headed to the NCAA Division II National Cross Country Championships. Anthony, a freshman at University of Alaska Anchorage, placed 13th at the NCAA Division II West Region Championships Saturday in Spokane, Wash. The 2010 Kodiak High School graduate covered the 8-kilometer course in 31 minutes and 26 seconds and was the fifth-best runner for UAA. Anthony earns All-West Region honors with his top 2...
Nov 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gear swap/sale hopes to generate interest in hockey
Baranof Ice Rink manager Courtney Webster hopes to increase the popularity of hockey this winter. He is dropping the puck 1-4 p.m. this Saturday in a gear swap/sale at the ice rink. “We figured it would get the people into (hockey) and excited for it,” Webster said. “Come to the ice rink, get your gear on and talk to the people.” This is the first year he has organized a sale before the skating season. Webster has...
Nov 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Special Olympics compete in bowling tournament
More than 40 athletes and partners gathered at Tropic Lanes Saturday and Sunday to compete in the local Special Olympics bowling tournament. Bowling draws the most Special Olympics athletes in Kodiak, said Kodiak Special Olympics president Dan Canavan. Athletes competed in singles, doubles and team events. The local games are a qualifier for the Special Olympics Alaska Bowling Tournament that begins Nov. 18 in Anc...
Nov 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunbar third at WCC championships, Deer voted top freshman
Trevor Dunbar nearly added another title to his already impressive running resume Saturday. The University of Portland runner placed third at the West Coast Conference cross country championships in Belmont, Calif. After leading the majority of the race, Dunbar, a 2009 Kodiak High School alumnus, was passed by a pair of runners down the stretch to finish the eight-kilometer course in 23 minutes, 51 seconds — only ...
Nov 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braving the conditions
Rain, wind and freezing temperatures greeted fewer than a dozen brave runners Saturday atop Pillar Mountain. It was Derrek Deal who battled the conditions the best to pick up his second running victory this month by winning the Cy’s Sporting Goods Reverse Pillar Mountain Run. Deal’s legs anchored him to the ground as wind gusts approaching 35 miles per hour nearly swept him off the mountain. “Once you got to the r...
Oct 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special Olympics showcases bowlers
The Kodiak Special Olympics is hosting the local Special Olympics bowling tournament Saturday and Sunday at Tropic Lanes. Saturday’s events begin at 10 a.m., while Sunday’s begin at 1 p.m.
Oct 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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