While most college athletes sat idle this fall because of the pandemic, Keith Osowski did not. The Kodiak kid was fortunate to compete in a scaled-down cross country season.
Amy Willis fought back the tears when she talked about the remainder of the 2020 Kodiak High volleyball season on Wednesday, a day after the Alaska Schools Activities Association canceled fall state championship events.
The last time Billy Alcaide was featured on the Kodiak Daily Mirror sports page was in 2016 when he helped the high school track team to a Division I state title.
With rising COVID-19 cases in Anchorage and around the state, the Alaska Schools Activities Association announced the cancellation of all fall championship events on Tuesday.
Surprises. I’m not sure how I feel about them. If it is a surprise cookie — preferably peanut butter chocolate chip — waiting for me at work, I’m all in. If it is a surprise left by a dog, I’m all out.
As a freshman entering Kodiak High School in 1972, Jim Kent was handpicked by teacher and coach Harry Mickelson to join the school’s newly-formed bowling team.
After a week of practicing in relentless rain and whipping wind, Kodiak High’s cross country team capped the most unusual season in pristine conditions on Saturday at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park.
If a tennis match were played out in a classroom and the winner decided by a standardized test, Kodiak’s Janny Eng would ace the competition.
Lance Coz, the heart and soul of the Kenai Twins Post 20 American Legion baseball team since 1975, passed away last week at Providence Medical Center due to a heart attack. He was 73.
Quick, name the only three Kodiak girls who have won state cross country titles since the Alaska School Activities Association started keeping records in 1973?
The most important thing Kodiak High cross country coach Ashley Mortenson has learned during this strange COVID-19 season is to be flexible.
My week started with this text message: “Derek, I think you may want to sit down for a little fantasy advice and player picking with Janet this week!!”
While running the Emerald Isle’s vast peaks and endless trails over the summer, Keith Osowski wasn’t sure what his junior cross country season at Black Hills State University would look like.
Jerron Bruce arrived on the island just in time to take part in the Kodiak High cross country team’s senior night festivities at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park.
Most of the 23 seniors on the Kodiak High School football team started their playing careers with the Kodiak Football League, matching up against each other on often rainy and windy weekday games in September.
For the first — and only — time this high school football season, a game will be played at Joe Floyd Track and Field on Friday. Kodiak High School is playing a blue/gold intrasquad game that begins at 5 p.m.
The GoPro is known for being tough, a camera that can withstand just about anything, including being submerged for more than a decade in the unforgiving waters off Alaska’s coastline.
As the alarm went off on my phone, I contemplated remaining in bed. It was 6:30 a.m. on Labor Day, and for those who know me, there is only one 6:30 in the day that I am familiar with, and it’s not the a.m one.
It was a good thing for Fred Barber that there was a day off between rounds of the 34th Kodiak Island Golf Championship. Otherwise, he might not have become the first four-time champion of the island’s most prestigious golf tournament.