Not many student-athletes have been told to pack fewer textbooks on sports trips. Lars Hanson did. Several times.
The Alaska School Activities Association lifted its restrictions on out-of-season coach and player interactions on June 1. However, the Kodiak school district is taking a slower approach to reopening athletics.
From Sept. 4, 1992, to July 31, 1995, J.R. Rardon was Kodiak sports. As a sportswriter for the Kodiak Daily Mirror, he shared stories of the island’s athletes while penning a humorous and enlightening column.
Despite the popular Bear Crawl event — a 1.5-mile obstacle course — taking a virtual approach this year, race organizer Pam Foreman still guarantees racers will get the full experience.
Who is the only athlete in the history of the Kodiak High School track and field program to appear four times — not counting the pentathlon record — on the school’s record board?
The best season in the history of the Kodiak High School baseball program was in 2004. The team went 17-0 and captured the school’s only hardball state title with an extra-inning victory over powerhouse Chugiak.
Who knows if Jerrod Bolton would be graduating from Kodiak High School in a few weeks if his grandparents didn’t open the doors to their home and take him in four years ago.
In less than 48 hours, American Legion baseball in Alaska went from moving forward with a season to having those plans halted by the American Legion national office an Indiana.
If in need of a babysitter to watch his two daughters, Kodiak baseball coach Jason Fox wouldn’t hesitate to dial-up AJ Barton, a player he has coached since 2017.
Digging through his storage shed a week ago, John Cannon found a piece of Kodiak High School sports history while sifting through a box — the baton from the school’s record-setting boys’ 1,600 relay team.
Gareth Jones vividly remembers the first time he stepped into the batter’s box. He wasn’t a 5-year-old gearing up to take a whack at a stationary ball on top of a tee, but a freshman in high school with a pitcher — standing 60 feet, 6 inches away on a 10-inch mound in the middle of the diamo…
Before facing West Valley in a semifinal game at the 2014 4A state tournament, Kodiak girls basketball coach Amy Fogle felt that her team of star-studded players had lost their “mojo.”
Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a series that will focus on Kodiak High School seniors who lost out on their spring sports season because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Mt. Marathon — Alaska’s most storied mountain race that takes place on Fourth of July in Seward — is not immune to the corornavirus pandemic.
The American Legion announced Tuesday that it is canceling its postseason baseball tournaments for the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic.