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Roberson, Larsen win Island Golf titles
Dustin Roberson is known in the Kodiak golf community for his mammoth tee shots. However, it was his short game that helped him seal his first Kodiak Island Golf Championship crown Sunday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. Roberson edged three-time champion Fred Barber by just two shots in the two-day, 36-hole tournament that brings out the island’s best golfers. Roberson finished with a 10-over-par 152, while Barber...
Sep 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Anthony wins in Hawaii
Alumni update: Anthony wins Dylan Anthony picked up his first collegiate cross country win Saturday in Hawaii. Anthony, a junior at University of Alaska Anchorage, took first in a dual meet against BYU-Hawaii with a 5-kilometer time of 15 minutes, 22 seconds. Anthony is a 2010 Kodiak High School alumnus and was an NCAA Division II All-American runner last season. UAA, ranked No. 9 in the U.S. Track and Field Cross...
Sep 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golfers battle for island title
The Emerald Isle’s top golfers will take center stage this Labor Day weekend. The 27th Kodiak Island Golf Championship begins Saturday morning at the Bear Valley Golf Course. The two-day, 36-hole tournament is the biggest golfing event on the island. Mike Haymaker won last year’s men’s crown by shooting a 160, while Kriss Larsen won her second straight women’s title with a 176. Alan Skaw won last year’s men’s firs...
Aug 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Horn to play professional basketball in Germany
Former Kodiak and University of Alaska Anchorage basketball star Alysa Horn is headed overseas. Last week, Horn signed a contract to play professionally for TSV Amicitia Viernheim, a Division II team in Germany’s Women’s Basketball League. Horn said her coach at UAA played overseas and put her in contact with agents. Things brewed from there. She left Kodiak on Tuesday to prepare for the team’s Aug. 31 season open...
Aug 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gridiron Guessers contest
The NFL season begins Sept. 5 with the Baltimore Ravens playing the Denver Broncos. Don’t miss out on the Kodiak Daily Mirror Gridiron Guessers game. The contest is free and weekly prizes are awarded from Bases Loaded. To sign up, go to go www.espn.com and click on the fantasy and games tab. Under that, go to Pigskin Pick ’em and then create or join a group. Search for the group name KDM. The password is “KDM.”
Aug 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Sabado opens season at UAA
Maureen Sabado opened her junior volleyball season at the University of Alaska Anchorage with a solid performance on Saturday. Sabado had nine kills, four digs and three block assists in a five-set victory over the UAA alumni team in Anchorage. Sabado is a 2008 Kodiak High School graduate. This is her third season at UAA — she redshirted in 2011 — after playing a year at San Diego City College. UAA plays three mat...
Aug 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mounted horse shooting comes to Kodiak
Kodiak Baptist Mission is introducing a new sport to the island on Friday. The Mission is putting on a cowboy mounted shooting event at the Kodiak Fairgrounds that begins at 7 p.m. Mounted shooting is when a competitor rides a horse around a pattern and shoots balloons with a gun loaded with blanks. The rider with the best time wins. KBM organizer Kelli Foreman said it is the largest growing equestrian sport in th...
Aug 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eco Challengers conquer the land
Imagine biking nearly 30 miles, running around a lake and then having to carry a 100-pound raft for two miles. Doesn’t sound like fun, does it? Well, that is how 68 people — 17 teams of four — spent their Saturday afternoon on the Emerald Isle. Why, you ask? Well, it was all part of the Coast Guard’s 11th Eco Challenge — an adventure race that sends teams on a wild scavenger hunt over the island’s landscape. And a...
Aug 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teams ready for Eco Challenge
Seventeen teams will navigate around the Emerald Isle Saturday as part of the Coast Guard’s annual Eco Challenge race. The race, in its 11th year, is a mystery to participants. Teams get clues at each checkpoint that reveal their next destination. The event begins at 8 a.m. at a location that will be uncovered to competitors at tonight’s team check in. The 17 teams is up from six in 2011 and three from last year. ...
Aug 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports weekend calandar
Kodiak youths will get a chance to showcase their skills in two different sports on Saturday. At 10 a.m., the Kodiak Elk Lodge is holding its annual soccer shoot at the Baranof Ice Rink. The event is for boys and girls under age 13. The event is free, and each participant receives a soccer ball. At 2 p.m., Kodiak Little League is putting on a clinic and pickup game at Coon Field. The clinic is for players age 9 to...
Aug 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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