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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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Rollers at state tourney
Some of the members of the Rock Island Rollers, Kodiak’s roller derby team, participated in United We Roll, Alaska’s state tournament, last weekend in Wasilla. The Rollers joined forces with the Southeast Sirens and lost to Petersburg and Far North Pole to finish ninth out of nine teams. “We played our hearts out, gave a lot of hugs and shoves and can’t wait to do it again,” Martha Bailey said. “We may not have wo...
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Kodiak youth bowlers snag six titles at Pepsi and state
Kodiak youth bowlers walked away with six titles at the Pepsi and state tournaments, held two weeks ago in Wasilla. At the state tournament, Tyler Skonberg won the division II all-events scratch title with a total pinfall of 1,809. Emily Larson was first in division III all-events scratch and handicap with scores of 1,420 and 2,392. Gavin Basuel placed first in division III singles with an 835. Kodiak also won a d...
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pfister, Arndt, Ellsworth, Rocheleau win four swimming titles
A quartet of Kodiak swimmers had an Alaska Junior Olympics Championships to remember. Brayden Pfister, Micah Arndt, Lucas Ellsworth and Ian Rocheleau teamed together to win every relay in the 11-and 12-year-old boys’ division at the four-day championships that concluded Sunday at Bartlett High School. The foursome won the 200-yard freestyle relay (1 minute, 54.15 seconds), the 400 free relay (4:09.21), the 200 med...
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pillans second at state
A Kodiak resident nearly claimed a racquetball state title over the weekend. Scott Pillans was the runner-up in the men’s elite/A singles tournament at the 2016 Alaska State Racquetball Championships, held April 20-23 in Anchorage. Pillans, the fifth seed, lost to second-seeded Fredrick Pedro in the championship match. He worked his way to the finals with victories over David Anderson, Scott English and top-seeded...
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nummer nets two titles
Josh Nummer scored a pair of first-place finishes to pace the Kodiak Kid Club Wrestling team at the Arctic Warriors Ultimate Challenge, April 8-9 in Wasilla. Nummer, wrestling in the cadet division in the 135- through 144-pound class, went 11-0 in the Greco Roman and freestyle tournaments. Truxton Troxell picked up a Greco title in the schoolboy division in the 174- through 188-pound class. In the freestyle compet...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Morin leads Kodiak bowlers into state
Over the next three days, a contingent of Kodiak bowlers are competing at the Alaska Youth State Tournament in Wasilla. Leading the way is Josh Morin, the oldest of Kodiak’s participants. The Kodiak High School senior is making his eighth appearance at the state tournament. “The first time I ever went to a state tournament, I was a little intimidated because there was so much space and so many kids. I was really n...
Apr 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pasion conquers Spenard tourney
It’s a good thing Rhubie Pasion didn’t realize that her second to last shot was the deciding factor in the sixth Spenard Builders Supply Pro-Build Championship Tournament. It would have definitely made her more nervous than she already was. Pasion calmed her nerves long enough to convert a 6-10 spare in the 10th frame to secure a 203-191 (handicap score) victory over Brett Olson in the championship bowling match S...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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