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State legion champs begin regional play
South Anchorage Post 4 got into the Alaska State American Legion baseball tournament by beating Kodiak Post 17 on the final day of the regular season. As the No. 8 seed, South went undefeated at the state tournament and won the title with a 6-0 victory over Dimond. Today, Post 4 represents Alaska at the Northwest Regional Tournament in Eugene, Oregon. South opens the double-elimination, five-day tournament at 4 p....
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Dunbar cashes in
After a successful professional running debut in Europe, Kodiak's Trevor Dunbar returned to the states and cashed in with a pair of top finishes. On Friday, Dunbar finished third in the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a time of 4 minutes, 4 seconds. Dunbar won $1,500 for his third-place showing. The 2009 Kodiak High School graduate led for most of the road race and was passed at the end...
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American Legion Team of Excellence
• Outfield – Ryan Caron, Service; Cameron Fabacher, Eagle River; Spencer Floyd, South; Payton Lauwers, Dimond; Jon Levan, Kodiak; Brandon Neal, Chugiak. • Infield – L.J. Felix, West; Deven Ferriss, Chugiak; Austin Frick, Kodiak; Lauren Frost, Eagle River; Tanner Petrie, Juneau; Matt Schnellbaecher, East; Hector Rivera, Kenai; Ben Ross, Wasilla; Mike Rosenberg, Eagle River. • Catcher – Kenny Griffin, Kenai; Brandan...
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 dominates West Anchorage
A day after getting rained out, Kodiak finally proved why it is the top seed in the Horizon Lines Invitational. Post 17 disposed of No. 8 West Anchorage, 15-4, in an American Legion baseball game that was shortened to seven innings Saturday at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. The victory slid Kodiak (14-15) into a late Sunday winners' bracket game against No. 4 Ketchikan — a 4-3 winner over East Anchorage Saturd...
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak players named to Legion Team of Excellence
Four Kodiak players were selected to the American Legion team of excellence that was announced Friday night in Anchorage. Making the team were Austin Frick (infield), Brandan Pickett (catcher), Jon LeVan (outfield) and Jakob Arnold (starting pitcher). Sam Bennett (starting pitcher) received an honorable mention. "It is great for the kids and Kodiak baseball in general," Kodiak manager Leonard Pickett said. "I was ...
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Post 17 begins play in Horizon tourney
Kodiak Post 17 narrowly missed qualifying for the American Legion State Baseball Tournament. Instead, Post 17 will play in the newly formed Horizon Lines Invitational that begins today at Bartlett and South Anchorage high schools. No. 1-seeded Kodiak opens against No.8-seeded West Anchorage at 6 p.m. at South Anchorage. When American Legion expanded from 12 to 16 teams this season, league officials designed a new ...
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City tennis courts undergoing repairs
Kodiak tennis fans will have to play nice on the court for a week or two longer as work continues on upgrades and resurfacing projects at the city facility. The two tennis courts at Baranof Park are undergoing repairs, repainting and resurfacing work. City crews are working on one court at a time, so players will have access to at least one open court while the other is under repair. Work started about two weeks a...
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Kodiak will be No. 1 seed in Horizon Lines tourney
After generating three hits and one run in the first inning, Kodiak was unable to do anything else against South pitcher Jake Crapps in a must-win game Sunday afternoon in Anchorage. Crapps allowed only one hit after the first as South Post 4 grabbed the final American Legion varsity state tournament baseball berth with a 3-1 victory at Bartlett High School. Both Kodiak and South finished the regular season with a...
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Arnold powers through complete game
Needing 63 pitches to get through three innings against the Alaska Wild, it appeared Jakob Arnold was headed for an early exit. Not so. Arnold buckled down and pitched his first-ever nine-inning complete-game in an important 7-4 American Legion varsity baseball victory for Kodiak Post 17 Friday in Anchorage. The Wild, based out of Fairbanks, won the second game of the doubleheader, 15-0, in five innings. But Arnol...
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Junior Little League All-Star team heads home from finals
Twenty unanswered runs by Abbott-O-Rabbit ended the Kodiak Junior Little League All-Star team's stay at the District I Finals Thursday in Anchorage. Up 11-0, Abbott-O-Rabbit stormed back to steal a 20-11 win over Kodiak in a consolation game. The loss sent Kodiak home with a 3-4 record in pool and tournament play. Sean Walton led Kodiak's 13-hit attack with three singles and two RBIs. Zach Griswold, Louis Rochelea...
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