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PIGSKIN PICKS: Ushering in Week 3
Madden 17 hit stores this week. Normally, I would have picked up a copy by now, but my XBox is collecting dust in the bedroom. Sad. Since the addition of Gizmo and Pepper Jack, I don’t have any time to game. The pups constantly want to go for walk...
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak football entertains Homer today
Kodiak rekindles its rivalry with former Northern Lights Conference member Homer at 6 p.m. today at Joe Floyd Track and Field. The all-time series between the two schools is knotted at six wins apiece, with Kodiak winning the last two games, 22-20...
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Kodiak XC heads to state preview meet
Kodiak’s cross country team was not home for long. After returning Monday from a 10-day trip to the Mainland, the Bears are back on the road, this time competing at Saturday’s Bartlett State Preview meet in Anchorage. Thirty teams — big and small ...
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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MILESTONE MAN: Keplinger scored Kodiak's first varsity home and away touchdowns
On an overcast August evening, minutes after the conclusion of a Kodiak High School football practice, Zach Keplinger pointed to the north end zone, the spot where he scored the program’s first home varsity touchdown in 2003. Keplinger hauled in a...
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Kodiak loaded to make run at swimming title
The Kodiak boys have been painstakingly close to winning a state swimming title, finishing as bridesmaids three times in the program’s long history. Could this be the year the Bears finally snag a championship banner to hang inside the Kodiak Comm...
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook
Playbook: Aug. 25
Friday, Aug. 26 Football: Kodiak vs. Homer at Joe Floyd Track and Field, 6 p.m. Swimming: Kodiak vs. Palmer at the Kodiak Community Swimming Pool, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 Cross country: Kodiak at the Bartlett State Preview meet. Golf: Kodiak I...
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 66 66 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 | 66 66 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 | 86 86 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...
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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
Island golf championship turns 30
The Kodiak Island Golf Championship is turning 30 and for the first time the event will not be held during Labor Day weekend. Organizers decided to shift the tournament a week before the three-day holiday weekend in hopes of drawing more interest ...
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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A marathon day on the Eco Challenge course
Racers battled Buskin River currents, briery bushes and thousands of mosquitos in Kodiak’s ultimate test of willpower — the Coast Guard Eco Challenge. A program of the Coast Guard’s Morale, Well-Being and Recreation Department, the Eco Challenge, ...
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Burnside shines in first karate tournament
There was a reason why Samantha Burnside felt uneasy while sitting in her seat inside the Wells Fargo Arena on July 31. The 15-year-old Kodiak resident was seconds away from competing in her first karate tournament. Nervous? You betcha. She had no...
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingfishers conclude summer season
The Kodiak Kingfishers recorded four top-10 individual finishes at the Alaska Swimming Summer Long Course Championships that concluded July 31 in Anchorage. Jacob Sarnowski led the charge, placing fourth overall in the boys’ 10-and-under division ...
Aug 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Twins head home
The Kenai Post 20 Twins’ run at the American Legion baseball Northwest Regional Tournament didn’t last long. The Alaska state champions were eliminated from the tournament with an 11-4 loss to Cheyenne, Wyoming Thursday morning in Wyoming. The Twi...
Aug 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off
Teeing Off: An end to the season
I’m back. You probably didn’t even realize I was gone. Kudos to Drew Herman for doing such a bang-up job while I played taxi driver to 11 teenage baseball players in Anchorage. I’m now ready for a vacation to recoup from vacation. The dogs — Gizmo...
Aug 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 59 59 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 | 176 176 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 | 186 186 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 | 179 179 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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