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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 16
QUESTION: How many state titles did Katie Strong win before graduating from Port Lions in 2011? TUESDAY’S ANSWER: Gabby Hanko’s discus toss of 119 feet, 3 inches in 1986 tops the Kodiak High School girls’ discus record book, while DJ Vinberg’s 1980 heave of 166-0.25 is the boys’ school record.
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Kent places in top 10
Marshall Kent fell short of reaching the television finals of the USBC Masters. Kent, whose parents used to live in Kodiak, placed ninth in the nation’s most prestigious bowling tournament, Saturday in Indianapolis. The top 5 bowlers from bracket play competed in Sunday’s telecast on ESPN. Anthony Simonsen, 19, won the tournament that started with 417 bowlers, which included Jacques Kaune, a former Kodiak High Sch...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 15
QUESTION: Who holds the Kodiak High School track and field record for discus (boys and girls)? THURSDAY’S ANSWER: In the 2003 season opener against Anchorage Christian, Zach Keplinger caught an eight-yard pass from Brad Zemke for the first touchdown in Kodiak varsity football history. The touchdown tied the game at six. Kodiak won in overtime, 12-6, when Zemke ran in from one-yard out.
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Teeing Off: The way the game was supposed to be played
What does Peyton Manning get for winning the Super Bowl? Egg on the forehead. Manning appeared on Wednesday’s “The Tonight Show” and played egg Russian roulette with NBA legend Magic Johnson. Google the clip now. Manning lost, but gracefully accepted defeat. The same can’t be said for Cam Newton. Manning was an eggshell of his former self, but still claimed his second Super Bowl thanks to an outstanding performanc...
Feb 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 12
QUESTION: Who scored the first touchdown for the Kodiak High School football program? THURSDAY’S ANSWER: Harry Mickelson, who coached basketball and baseball at Kodiak High School, rolled 10 perfect games at Tropic Lanes. According to stormbowling.com, Mickelson, a five-time Alaska bowler of the year, has bowled 39 300 games and a four-time medalist at the Olympic Festival.
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 12
QUESTION: Who scored the first touchdown for the Kodiak High School football program? THURSDAY’S ANSWER: Harry Mickelson, who coached basketball and baseball at Kodiak High School, rolled 10 perfect games at Tropic Lanes. According to stormbowling.com, Mickelson, a five-time Alaska bowler of the year, has bowled 39 300 games and a four-time medalist at the Olympic Festival.
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Kaune competes at USBC Masters
A former Kodiak High School student is competing with the best bowlers in the word at the USBC Masters in Indianapolis, Indiana. Two rounds into the competition — 10 games — and Jacques Kaune is 186th out of 420 bowlers. After today’s final round, the field gets trimmed to 64 bowlers. The final 64 get placed in a double-elimination, match-play round, with the five bowlers left standing advancing to Sunday’s ESPN b...
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Macahilas crowned city champ
For the second straight year, Stefan Macahilas was the big winner at the Kodiak Island United State Bowling Congress City Tournament that concluded two weeks ago at Tropic Lanes. Macahilas won division I all-events scratch — a combined pinfall of singles, doubles and team — with a score of 2,110. He averaged 234.4 in nine games to finish a mere 25 pins ahead of runner-up Jeff Kiefer. Matt Kiefer, last year’s runne...
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Local Results: Feb. 11
City League Basketball Feb. 8 Tune Squad 100, N.Ninjas 85 Mark Galindo 22 points, Randy Diocares 19, Mikel Garner 15, Peter Inthavong 13, Dylan Haskell 13, David Diocares 10 and Germain Jimenez 8 for Tune Squad. Robert Custer 28 points, Matthew Williams 23, Brennen Bridgeford 12, Mark Wade 11 and Lance Nation 11 for N. Ninjas. Petro 71, RC 60 Jemuel Medina 17 points, Adam Kilborn 9, Demorris Mack 9, Randy Dela Cru...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 11
QUESTION: How many perfect games did Harry Mickelson bowl at Tropic Lanes? WEDNESDAY’S ANSWER: Greg Rose became the first Kodiak High School boy to capture a state swimming title when he won the 200-yard individual medley (1 minute, 44.95 seconds) in the 2004 state championships.
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