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Alumni update: Anthony finishes season at NCAA meet
Kodiak’s Dylan Anthony concluded his sophomore track and field season last week at the NCAA Division Championships. The University of Alaska Anchorage distance runner placed 17th in the men’s 10,000-meter run on May 25 at Colorado State University. Anthony clocked a 33-minute, 26.69-second time in his first NCAA Championship race. He finished 3:23.62 behind winner Gabriel Proctor of Western State. Anthony graduate...
Jun 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crab Fest results
Marathon 1. Ben Bettler, 3 hours, 13 minutes, 09 seconds; 2. William Wright, 3:18:44; 3. Matthew Desrosiers, 3:20:07; 4. Adam Morales, 3:22:54; 5. Matthew Joseph, 3:23:08; 6. Greg Rodig, 3:27:22; 7. Rob Johnson, 3:27.54; 8. Geoffrey Leone, 3:39:54; 9. Kenneth Walls, 3:39:37; 10. Anthony Ibarra, 3:40:44; 11. Roddy Padro, 3:48:04; 12. Ryan McGunness, 3:49:09; 13. Theodore Connolly, 3:50:06; 14. Anthony Boudia, 3:56:...
May 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Powers hired as P&R director
It took nearly eight months, but the City of Kodiak has finally found a parks and recreation director.  And it didn’t have to look far.  Interim director Charlie Powers was announced as the city’s new parks and recreation director at a city council meeting last week. Powers replaces Ian Fulp, who retired in September 2012 after 40 years on the job.  Fulp was the city’s first and only parks director. He turned a $2...
May 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rural students compete at national archery tournament
Three Kodiak Island students were among nearly 10,000 shooters who competed at a national archery tournament May 10 in Kentucky. Ocean Reft and Joseph Brattole, both from Karluk, and Gayle Aga of Larsen Bay shot at the National NASP Archery Tournament. Aga, a fifth-grader, scored 204 points out of a possible 300, Brattole, a sixth-grader, netted 203 points, while Reft, a a fourth-grader, tallied 160 points. “The k...
May 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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KFL brings back flag football
The Kodiak Football League is bringing back the Crab Festival flag football tournament. “I think the KFL wanted to bring it back because we see people playing football now on the new surface,” KFL member Charlie Powers said. The two-day, double-elimination tournament begins 10 a.m. Saturday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Powers is hoping to generate 16 teams of seven to nine people for the tournament. The game, com...
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special Olympic power meet Thursday
Special Olympic athletes will be flexing their muscles Thursday at the local powerlifting meet. Athletes will compete in the bench press, squat and deadlift. The competition begins at 6 p.m. at the Kodiak Athletic Club. This is a tune-up meet for the Special Olympics Summer Games beginning June 7 in Anchorage. The summer games consists swimming, basketball, gymnastics and track and field. Kodiak is only participat...
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special Olympics torch run Saturday
The Alaska Law Enforcement Pledge Drive and Torch Run is Saturday. The 5K run/walk begins at the downtown Well’s Fargo at 10 a.m. All proceeds from the run go to Kodiak’s Special Olympics program. The run ends at Kodiak High School, where lunch will be provided. KIRA drive The Kodiak Island Racing Association is hosting a membership drive Saturday at the raceway from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Contact the Daily Mirror sport...
May 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnson, Olson win bowling tourney
The bowling duo of Tommy Johnson and Josh Olson won the season-ending Top 20 Tournament at Tropic Lanes on May 5. Johnson and Olson outdueled 10 teams to pick up a prize of $637.76. Tyler Steele and Stefan Macahilas placed second, while Bryan Larson and Philip Obas were third. Obas and Macahilas each rolled a 300 game during the tournament, while Johnson picked up a 299. Contact the Daily Mirror sports department ...
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swimmers shine in sprints
Four Kodiak Kingfishers were the top swimmers in their age groups at the Southcentral Sprint Championships held May 4. Alison Narog (girls 8 and under), Max Cook (Boys 8 and under), Devon Cummiskey (girls 10 and under) and Marina Cummiskey (girls 13 and 14) all were the high-point swimmers in their divisions. Contact the Daily Mirror sports department at sports@kodiakdailymirror.com.
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Olsen, Bennion take Earth Day Triathlon titles
Saturday’s Earth Day Triathlon produced the youngest individual champion and one of the oddest finishes in the 28-year history of the race. At age 14, Sawyer Olsen became the youngest overall individual champion, breezing through the 1-kilometer swim, the 5-kilometer run and the 20-kilometer bike ride in a cool 1 hour, 22 minutes, 54 seconds. In a bizarre women’s race, Sara Bennion held off a fast-charging Meg Ino...
May 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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