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Youth bowlers compete at Pepsi
A pair of Kodiak youth bowlers picked up $250 scholarships at the Youth Pepsi Tournament on April 17 in Wasilla. Jacque Bormuel and Elianah Michael both finished third in their respective brackets to cash in. Bormuel advanced to the 12-and-under boys semifinals by placing fourth in the six-game qualifying round with a total of 804 pins. He placed third in the three-game semifinals with a pinfall of 468 to advance ...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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ON THE MARK: Schools converge for archery tournament
“Are you guys ready to make history?” Russ Scotter asked an eager bunch of students armed with bows half their size. Moments later the first arrow hissed through the air and thudded into the target five meters away. History was officially made and a smile gleamed from Scotter. That smile remained on Scotter for the next three hours as he watched 24 students from five Kodiak schools compete in the first Kodiak Isla...
Apr 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Horn drops playoff game
Former Kodiak star Alysa Horn scored in double figures but it wasn’t enough to help Osnabruck in its semifinal opener in Germany. Top-seeded Osnabruck fell to second-seeded Veilchen, 69-65, in Game 1 of a Bundesliga second division women’s basketball semifinal playoff game. Horn played 30 minutes and scored 10 points on 2 of 8 shooting. She also grabbed seven rebounds. Osnabruck trailed 25-9 after the first quarte...
Apr 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hoops tourney scheduled
The Fil-Am Youth Basketball Association is hosting a hoops extravaganza over the weekend at Kodiak Middle School. The two-day event that begins at 10 a.m. Saturday features a 3-on-3 tournament, and 3-point and free throw competitions. The 3-on-3 double-elimination tournament will have five divisions from third-grade to open. Each event costs $5, with proceeds going to the Fil-Am Youth Basketball Association.
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fun run debuts Saturday
A new 5-kilometer fun run is joining the Kodiak running circuit. The inaugural Run for Respect 5K is 10 a.m. Saturday. The race, put on by the Kodiak Women’s Resource and Crisis Center, starts at the Sun’Aq Tribe office and finishes at Woody Way Field. Hot dogs and the music of DJ Marc will be awaiting runners at the finish line. Registration is free and will start at 8 a.m. The run emphasizes brining awareness to...
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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COVERING COON: City places sod on Coon Field
Coon Field, a Kodiak sports landmark, will have a different look for the upcoming Little League season. The gravel field on the corner of Mill Bay Road and Powell Avenue that has been part of Kodiak since the 1950s is being covered in grass — or at least the infield is. The City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation department started laying sod on the historic surface last week. The crew was out in the rain on Wednesday...
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Horn prepares for semis
Alysa Horn, in her first season with Osnabruck, is one step away from playing for a championship in Germany’s Bundesliga second division women’s basketball league. Top-seeded Osnabruck begins a two-game semifinal series with second-seeded Veilchen on April 19. The second game is April 25. Osnabruck lost both of its regular-season games to Veilchen (60-57 and 60-55). Horn ranks second on the team in points per game...
Apr 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bailey, Long flex at state
A pair of Kodiak bodybuilders flexed their way to runner-up finishes at the 32nd Annual Alaska State Pro-Am Natural Bodybuilding Fitness, Figure, Bikini and Physique Championships on April 4 in Anchorage. Robbie Bailey was the runner-up in the men’s lightweight division, while Nicholas Long was second in the men’s heavyweight category. This was the Longs third show and Bailey’s second. Both are members of the Coas...
Apr 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni Update: Anthony starts final season
Dylan Anthony kicked off his final outdoor track season at the University of Alaska Anchorage over the weekend at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival. The senior placed 12th in the 5,000-meter run with a personal-best time of 14 minutes, 26.84 seconds, an NCAA Division II provisional ranking. Wichita State’s Brady Johnson won the 27-man field with a time of 14:03.58. In the same event, but in the third secti...
Apr 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stock cars could return to KIRA lineup
In the words of Darrell Waltrip, “Boogity, boogity, boogity, let’s go racing boys.” A Kodiak resident is making a push to revive stock car racing on the island, something that hasn’t happened since 2008. “I would like to race again, but I am too old to get back on a bike,” Craig DeHart said. “I’ve got a hip that doesn’t operate any good anymore, so we are seeing if we can’t get the cars back.” DeHart was at the fi...
Apr 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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