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Alumni update: Strong competes for New Mexico State
Former Port Lions running star Katie Strong competed at the Bobcat Invitational Thursday in San Marcos, Texas. The New Mexico State University junior placed 14th in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 11 minutes, 3.5 seconds and 21st in the 1,500 with a time of 5:05.53. This is Strong’s first season running for New Mexico State University. After graduating from Port Lions in 2011, she spent her first two collegiate...
Apr 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rock Island Rollers prepare for Saturday bout
DAILY MIRROR STAFF The Rock Island Rollers first bout of 2014 is Saturday. The Kodiak roller derby team is splitting into two teams, the Xtratuffs and the Fireweed Honeys, and scrimmaging each other starting at 6 p.m. at the Kodiak Middle School gym. Doors open at 5 p.m. A vendor village in the middle school auditorium also begins at 5 p.m., while Island Style Entertainment will provide the music. The bout is divi...
Mar 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local results: March 28
Bowling Tuesday, March 18 Coed league Men: Scratch game — Alvin Arboleda, 299; Steve Tyner, 266; Jeff Kiefer, 256. Scratch series — Alvin Arboleda, 847; Jeff Kiefer, 726; Steve Tyner, 693. Handicap game — Jeremy Pippin, 343; Alvin Arboleda, 323; Steve Tyner, 289. Handicap series — Jeremy Pippin, 940; Alvin Arboleda, 919; Jeff Kiefer, 783. Women: Scratch game — Ruth Barton, 203; Ruth Hentges, 201; Mona Johnson, 190...
Mar 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lindquist sets state swimming records
Talon Lindquist spent his spring break establishing new state swimming records. The Kodiak Middle School eighth-grader broke six state records while competing at the Northwest Age Group Regionals that concluded Sunday at the King County Aquatics Center in Federal Way, Wash. Lindquist set new state marks for the 13- and 14-year-old division in the 100-yard freestyle (47.50 seconds), the 200 free (1:43.57), the 500 ...
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Horn finishes season overseas
Alysa Horn concluded her first professional women’s basketball season for TSV Viernheim in an 88-46 victory over Fellbach, Sunday in Germany. Horn posted a double-double in the win, pouring in 28 points on 9 of 14 shooting and grabbing 11 rebounds. She also added five steals and five assists. Horn, a former Kodiak High School and University of Alaska star, ended the regular season averaging a team-best 19 points a...
Mar 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS Arctic athletes earn medals
All three Kodiak High School athletes who participated in the 23rd Arctic Winter Games returned from Fairbanks with medals. Kyrstal Fabricante and Joel Valdez both claimed gold medals in wrestling, while Izzy Riina was part of Team Alaska’s bronze medal volleyball team. Fabricante, a freshman, beat Alberta North’s Moican Ziegler, 11-0, to claim the gold medal in the 52-kilogram junior female division. Valdez, a ju...
Mar 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bears stomp Colony 65-41 for title
ANCHORAGE — In the final seconds of the girls 4A state championship game, Kodiak assistant coach Nick Billings turned to the Kodiak crowd inside Sullivan Arena and raised both his arms. The nearly 300 blue and gold faithful in attendance responded with an ear-piercing ovation. Moments later, the Kodiak girls capped a perfect season with a dominating 65-41 victory over Colony Saturday evening in Anchorage. The Bear...
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thunder Mountain ends boys’ tournament run
ANCHORAGE — A season that started during the summer in Washington state ended Friday morning at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. Kodiak’s boys couldn’t overcome a sluggish opening half and concluded their season with an 80-64 loss to Thunder Mountain in the consolation round of the 4A state basketball championships. The Northern Lights Conference champions finished with a 16-11 record and have now lost 12 consecutive ...
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girls trounce Dimond
ANCHORAGE — With all-state players Hannah Wandersee and Jerica Nelson in foul trouble, Megan Pyles came through when the Bears needed her the most. Pyles erupted for a career-high 25 points to help the top-seeded Bears escape with a 54-40 victory over No. 8 Dimond in a 4A girls basketball state championship quarterfinal game Thursday night at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. “The team really needed it,” said Kodia...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak heads to state with a 24-0 record
Before reaching high school, Kodiak’s current crop of seniors dreamed of winning a basketball state championship. “In middle school, I remember us saying, ‘What if we could win state,”’ senior Hannah Wandersee said. “Back in middle school it was such a big deal; it is still a big deal. We never thought we would be this close.” The girls are three victories away from making that dream a reality. For the first time ...
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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