Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Alumni update: Anthony defends GNAC 5,000-meter title
Dylan Anthony defended his 5,000-meter Great Northwest Athletic Conference title Saturday in Monmouth, Oregon. Anthony, a University of Alaska Anchorage senior and former Kodiak High School running star, captured his second straight title with a time of 14 minutes, 39.17 seconds — five seconds slower than last year’s winning time. UAA swept the top three spots in the 5,000 and finished second in the team standings...
May 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arnold powers Kodiak baseball past Kenai
KENAI — Kodiak rode the right arm of Jakob Arnold to start a week-long baseball road trip with an 8-2 Southcentral Conference victory over Kenai, Tuesday at the Kenai Little League Fields. After giving up two runs in the first inning, Arnold buckled down and struck out a career-high 13 — eight looking — and no-hit the Kardinals through the next four innings as the Bears improved to 4-0 in the conference, 6-5 overa...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Father, daughter compete in Earth Day Triathlon; Lund captures third title
Sean Donohue crossed the Earth Day Triathlon finish line twice on Saturday — once to claim the men’s crown and the second time with his daughter, McKenna. Both of them were competing in their first full triathlon, and they made lots of memories throughout the day that started at the Kodiak Community Pool and ended at Woody Way Field. “It was pretty cool. I liked being able to know that he was there with me,” said ...
May 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Horn wins North Division title in Germany
Alysa Horn celebrated a championship in her second professional basketball season in Germany. Horn, a former Kodiak and University of Alaska Anchorage star, and her Osnabruck team defeated Veilchen, 61-54, in Sunday’s Game 3 semifinal in the Bundelisga second division women’s playoffs. Horn powered in 12 points on 4 of 10 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds in 25 minutes. She also added one steal and one block. Th...
May 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: Pets ready to rumble
Disclaimer: Gizmo and I know nothing about boxing. Diddly. Squat. Zilch. Wala. We spend 95 percent of our time together watching the Mariners and the Seahawks. The other five percent is spent on walks. Since we live in an equal opportunity sports house, we can’t look past Saturday’s marquee bout between Manny Pacquiao — Kodiak’s unofficial mayor — and Floyd Mayweather Jr.. Yes, after five years of hype, the fight ...
May 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little League season begins
The Kodiak Little League will begin the 2015 season with opening ceremonies on Saturday at Coon Field. Festivities will start at 10 a.m. Players from every baseball and softball division — intermediate, Minors, machine pitch and T-Ball — will be introduced. Intermediate baseball will then make its Kodiak debut at 2 p.m. at Dark Lake Field behind Safeway. The intermediate division is for 11-through 13-year-olds and...
May 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Triathlon enters 30th year
The 30th edition of Kodiak’s Earth Day Triathlon is Saturday. The triathlon, a Kodiak staple since 1985, is comprised of a 1-kilometer swim at the Kodiak Community Pool (22 laps), a 5-kilometer run and a 20-kilometer bike ride. The race begins at 10 a.m. Run begins and ends at the pool, while the bike ride starts at the pool and goes to Pillar Creek and finishes at Woody Way Field. Today is the last day to registe...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swimmers shine at Junior Olympics
The Kodiak Kingfishers swimming team claimed 14 titles and produced one state record at the Alaska Junior Olympic Swimming Championships that concluded Sunday in Anchorage. The sibling duo of Talon and Tahna Lindquist combined to win 11 of the 14 titles. Tahna, a Kodiak High School senior headed to the University of Hawaii in the fall, was named the girls’ athlete of the meet for her winning performances in the 10...
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saucier wins 5K fun run
Anthony Saucier picked up the victory in Saturday’s Earth Day 5K Fun Run on Saturday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. Saucier, the 2014 Run the Rock marathon winner, crossed the line in 19 minutes, 26 seconds — 39 seconds ahead of runner-up Steve Hulse. Jane Murawski was the top female finisher in 23:25. The race was hosted by the Officers’ Association of Kodiak in support of the United States Coast Guard Team Kodi...
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Horn forces Game 3
Alysa Horn and Osnabruck stayed alive in the Bundesliga second division women’s basketball playoffs with a 52-51 semifinal win over Veilchen on Saturday in Germany. The victory tied the best-of-3 series at 1-1. Game 3 is Saturday, May 2. The winner advances to the league finals. Horn scored 10 points on 5 of 12 shooting and grabbed five rebounds in 23 minutes. This is Horn’s first season with Osnabruck and second ...
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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