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UNOFFICIAL CRAB FEST HALF MARATHON RESULTS
1. Steve Hulse, 1 hour, 44.55 minutes; 2. Donald Rhinehart, 1:46:10; 3. Charlie Garcia, 1:47:02; 4. Howard Valley, 1:52:35; 5. Edmund Bizorik, 1:52:40; 6. Page Matlock, 1:56:31; 7. Kayla Gordon, 1:56:31; 8. Stephanie Jenkins, 1:58:40; 9. Ryan Ulrich, 2:07:11; 10. Elizabeth Butler, 2:08:24; 11. Carl Butler, 2:08:27; 12. Nyssa Baechler, 2:10:38; 13. Cecil Ranney, 2:10:41; 14. Merissa Koller, 2:11:36; 15. Chelsea Kal...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak residents golden at Nugget
Betsy Lund had a day at the Gold Nugget Triathlon on Saturday in Anchorage. The Kodiak resident placed a career-best 25th out of 1,450 entries with time of 1 hour, 17 minutes, 4 seconds. Competitors swam 500 yards, biked 12 miles and ran 4.1 miles. Lund, who won Kodiak’s Earth Day Triathlon two weeks ago, finished fourth in the 35-39-year-old age division. Her previous best finish was 29th with a time of 1:20:13 i...
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: Pitchers own the week
It’s been a historic week for pitchers in Major League Baseball. New York Mets’ Noah Syndergaard (aka Thor) belts a pair of mammoth home runs; Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer (the one who has two different eye colors) strikeouts 20; and Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez finally got his crown, becoming the all-time club leader in wins at 146. Not to be outdone, the Clarkston pups also had a pretty darn good week...
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ididarock challenge returns
The Ididarock — an off-road challenge created by Kodiak resident Leonard Martin — returns for a sophomore edition. The race is May 21. Registration deadline is Saturday. Last year, four-wheelers trekked from the Lake Miam trailhead at Mile 29.5 on the Chiniak Highway to the American River parking lot on Mile 20.5. Five teams participated — a team had to have at least two riders — and four finished under 2 hours, 2...
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Close finish in Earth Day Triathlon
Growing up in Hawaii, Gage Allen knows triathlons. The 22-year-old worked at the most famous one of all, the Ironman World Championships in Kona. “I did everything from bottle runners to med stations,” said Allen, now a member of the Coast Guard. On Saturday, Allen got a very small taste of Kodiak’s Earth Day Triathlon, an island tradition since 1985, by crushing the 20-kilometer bike ride, which gave his team of ...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Fried runs fast 800
Kodiak’s Levi Fried churned a fast 800-meter run at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships over the weekend in Spearfish, South Dakota. The Black Hills State University freshman finished the two-lap preliminary race in 1 minute, 55.85 seconds, good for 12th in the field of 30. The top eight advanced to the finals. Fried was the fastest freshman and third underclassmen. Fried owns the Kodiak High Scho...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak wrestling takes five titles at state
The Kodiak Kid Wrestling Club snagged five state titles at the Alaska USA State Championships, over the weekend in Wasilla. Truxton Troxell accounted for three of Kodiak’s gold medals, winning freestyle, Greco Roman and folkstyle titles in the 190-pound schoolboy/schoolgirl division. Troxell went 2-0 in both the freestyle and Greco tournaments. He was the only competitor in his bracket in the folkstyle tournament....
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fried runs at Drake Relays
Kodiak’s Levi Fried competed at the prestigious Drake Relays Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa. The Black Hills State University freshman ran the anchor leg on the eighth-place 3,200-meter relay. The group, which also included Alec Baldwin, Chris Johnson and Keegan her Many Horses, stopped the clock at 7 minutes, 42.95 seconds in the college race, eight seconds behind winner Indiana Tech. Drake Relays, which started in...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hentges joins Alaska youth bowling HOF
Ruth Hentges is a prankster at heart. Just ask her former youth bowlers. At pasts Alaska Youth Bowling State Tournaments, Hentges would loosen the mood with her own game of “ding-dong ditch.” “The hotels would always have nice stuff in the hallways, so she would put it in front of our door, knock, and run,” Matt Kiefer said. Decades later, Kiefer now coaches alongside Hentges, but he has yet to get his former coac...
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Fried picks up 1,500-meter win
Former Kodiak standout Levi Fried picked up a big win at the Northern State Twilight meet, April 22 in Aberdeen, South Dakota. The Black Hills State University freshman won the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4 minutes, 15.15 seconds. Fried’s mark was a good 13 seconds off his personal-best, but it was good enough to top the 15-person field. He also scored a second in the 800 with a time of 1:58.64 — four seconds o...
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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