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Ostrander misses qualifying for Rio
Allie Ostrander, a former Kenai High School running superstar, fell short of qualifying for the 2016 Summer Olympics Sunday. The Boise State University freshman placed eighth in the 5,000-meter run final at the U.S. Olympic Trials at Hayward Field...
Jul 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Racking up the medals
Two world gold medalists battled in the 2016 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games, and it was Kodiak’s Christopher Kavanaugh that powered his way to the top. Kavanaugh, 25, outlifted Anchorage icon Bobby Hill, 37, in two of the three powerlifting ...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Counting down top prep stories of season
Whew. I finally found time to clean my desk. Another high school sports season closed last week, marking an end to 10 months of notes, food wrappers and dog hair — thanks Gizmo and Pepper Jack — on the Daily Mirror sports desk. It’s the annual end...
Jun 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tahna Lindquist misses cut time
Former Kodiak High School swimming standout Tahna Lindquist fell short of netting a US Olympic Trial qualifying time at the Speedo Grand Challenge at the end of May in California. Lindquist, who recently finished her freshman year at the Universit...
Jun 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barcelon joins North Central University
Before Raen Barcelon got serious about track, she was heavy into another hobby — knitting. The scarfs she knit will now be put to good use as she signed a National Letter of Intent to run track and cross country at North Central University in Minn...
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook
Playbook: May 17
Thursday, May 19 Boys soccer: Kodiak vs Wasilla at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Kenai, 1 p.m. Softball: Kodiak at Wasilla. Varsity, 5:50 p.m.; junior varsity, 7:15 p.m. Friday, May 20 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Colony at Baranof Field...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook: April 22
Friday, April 22 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at Baranof Field. Junior varsity, 3 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Soccer: Kodiak vs. Homer at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Girls, 5 p.m.; boys, 7 p.m. Softball: Kodiak vs. Kenai at East Addition Park, 5 p.m. Track...
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook: Jan. 22
Friday, Jan. 22 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Juneau-Douglas, 8 p.m.; Kodiak ESS at Wasilla Lake Christian, 2 p.m., and Lumen Christi, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak at Kenai. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook: Sept. 10
Thursday, Sept. 10 Volleyball: Kodiak at Kenai. C squad, 3:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11 Football: Kodiak at North Pole. Junior varsity, 3 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at Soldotna. C squad, 3:30 p...
Sep 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook: Sept. 3
Friday, Sept. 4 Cross country: Kodiak vs. Homer and East Anchorage at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Girls, 5 p.m.; boys, 5:45 p.m. Swimming: Kodiak vs. Colony at the Kodiak Community Swimming Pool, 5 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Colony at...
Sep 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scoreboards
NLC football standings
NLC
Overall
Kenai
4-0
6-0
Soldotna
3-0
6-0
Kodiak
1-2
3-2
Houston
1-2
1-4
Homer
1-3
1-4
Skyview
0-3
1-4
Local Sports
Walton works for win on mound, at plate
Shaun Walton delivered when his team needing him the most. The rising junior fired a complete-game gem and drove in the go-ahead run in Kodiak’s 5-4 victory over West Anchorage in a consolation bracket game of the Matson Invitational Wednesday at ...
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ketchikan hands Post 17 tough times
Kodiak Post 17 finished the American Legion baseball regular season with a tough 3-2 eight-inning loss to Ketchikan Saturday at Bartlett. The Kings, who secured the No. 8 seed to next week’s state tournament with the win, took the first game of th...
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Juneau takes 2 from Post 17
Kodiak Post 17 American Legion lost a pair of contests to Juneau in league play on Thursday, dropping to 1-14 league, 3-21 overall. In the first of the games played at Bartlett High School in Anchorage, Juneau scored four runs in the first inning,...
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jerica Nelson signs to play at CMU
FAYETTE, Missouri — Central Methodist University head women’s basketball coach Mike Davis announced Tuesday that Kodiakan Jerica Nelson is among eight players who will join the program in time for the 2016-17 season, according to a CMU release. “W...
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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SKILL CAMP
Derek Clarkston/Kodiak Daily Mirror The Kodiak Football League hosted a three-day skills camp that concluded Saturday at Joe Floyd Track and FIeld. High school coaches and players, and KFL coaches taught youngsters the fundamentals of the game. Th...
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off
TEEING OFF: A pup reunion
Gizmo had a surprise family reunion this past week. While walking the pups through the Safeway parking lot, a person in a car flagged us down. I thought the nice lady wanted a pawgraph from the prognosticating pooch. I was wrong. She and another l...
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: A Super Bowl therapy session with Gizmo
Surprisingly, the Clarkston household has handled Seattle’s devastating Super Bowl XLIX defeat pretty good. The carton of ice cream I purchased after the game is still half full and Gizmo is starting to get pep in his step. In the seven stages of ...
Feb 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: Gizmo's picks puts him on the naughty list
It’s Christmas time and Gizmo is on my naughty list. How did he get there you ask? Well, let me tell you. I thought the pup was a Seattle Seahawks fan, that was until Thursday afternoon when he made his Week 14 NFL picks. Gizmo did the unthinkable...
Dec 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 168 168 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: A list of what Gizmo is thankful for
Since Thanksgiving was a day ago, it makes sense to turn this into a column full of thanks. What did you expect? An investigative piece on the proper way to cook a turkey. According to San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, it is all about the te...
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing off: ‘Flames’ will always be remembered
It’s been several years since my last column — Teeing Off — appeared in the sports section of the Kodiak Daily Mirror. I didn’t want my return to come like this, but it is. A few weeks ago, Kodiak lost a young ballplayer, one who I had the pleasur...
Aug 09, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 799 799 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Photo of the Day
A rodeo participant competes in the barrel race during Saturday’s Kodiak State Fair and Rodeo at the Kodiak Fairgrounds. ~ Derek Clarkston/Kodiak Daily Mirror
A rodeo participant competes in the barrel race during Saturday’s Kodiak State Fair and Rodeo at the Kodiak Fairgrounds. ~ Derek Clarkston/Kodiak Daily Mirror
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