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Caballa wins state wrestling triple crown
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Kodiak’s Andrew Caballa claimed the triple crown of wrestling last weekend in Wasilla. Caballa won folkstyle, Greco and freestyle categories at the Alaska USA State Tournament that featured club wrestlers from across the state. The three-day event concluded Saturday. Caballa, a Kodiak High School junior, was the Kodiak Kid Club’s only three-event winner. Other Kodiak champions are Dylan Parker (...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Earth Day Triathlon registration ends Thursday
Time is running out to sign up for Saturday’s Earth Day Triathlon. The last day to register for Kodiak’s only triathlon is Thursday. The triathlon has been a Kodiak tradition since 1985. Participants have to navigate 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. The running course is being changed this year because of the const...
May 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Anthony debuts in steeplechase
Dylan Anthony tested his legs in a new event at the Occidental Invitational on Saturday in California. The University of Alaska Anchorage sophomore competed in his first 3,000-meter steeplechase and finished fourth with a time of 9 minutes, 22.87 seconds — just shy of an NCAA Division II provisional mark. The steeplechase is a 3,000-meter obstacle course featuring hurdles and a water pit. Teammate Jaymi Bethea pla...
May 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zombie Fun Run Saturday
Zombies are making another appearance at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The second Zombie at Abercrombie 5K Fun Run is noon Saturday. The event is not a normal fun run. Runners will wear flags and try to make it through the course without getting their flags pulled by zombies roaming around Fort Abercrombie. The run is a fundraiser for the Kodiak Football League. Participation is $15. Registration begins ...
May 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet, Cortez win Salmon run
Kodiak High sophomore Levi Thomet topped a field of 175 runners to take the Helen Simeonoff Memorial Annual 5K Salmon Run/Walk Sunday at the Buskin River. Thomet covered the course in 20 minutes, 41 seconds. Sonia Cortez was the first female finisher in 22:13. Results 1. Levi Thomet, 20 minutes, 41 seconds; 2. Jack Hannah, 21:02; 3. Elmer Cortez, 21:29; 4. Jeff Brubaker, 21:30; 5. Charles Russell, 21:32; 6. Howard...
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rollers’ debut bout Saturday
Kodiak’s roller derby team will make history Saturday night. The Rock Island Rollers’ first official bout takes place 6 p.m. at Kodiak High School. Seven skaters from Anchorage will join the Rollers to form two teams. “We will have more players this time and better rotations,” Rollers coach James Murray said. “So it is not the same players all the time.” Though it is Rollers vs. Rollers, Murray is calling this the...
Apr 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jimenez qualifies for national youth bowling tournament
Kodiak High School senior Germain Jimenez emerged as the top youth bowler at the state tournament that concluded April 14 in Eagle River. Jimenez took the all-scratch events for Division I with a pinfall of 1,953. His top placing earns him a trip to the North Pointe Junior Golds Championships in July at Detroit, Mich. Jiminez secured his title by rolling a three-game, 699 series in singles competition. He had a 68...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Club wrestlers place at tourney
Kodiak’s Kid Wrestling Club didn’t get any titles at the Chugack Eagles Freestyle Tournament, but it scored plenty of placers Saturday in Eagle River. Earning runner-up finishes in the round-robin tournament were Sawyer Stevens (Bantam, 61-63 pound), Gage Lorring (Intermediate, 63-64), Khyler Kane (Schoolboy/girl, 65-71), Nicholas Doerksen (Intermediate, 65-71) and Kevin Lepola Sr. (Open, 172-178). Placing third w...
Apr 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Anthony comes up short in 10,000
University of Alaska Anchorage’s Dylan Anthony failed to finish his only race at the Mt. SAC Relays Thursday in Walnut, Calif. The Kodiak product did not finish his 10,000-meter race that featured a field full of NCAA Division I runners.
Apr 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local results: April 19
Kodiak Island Dart Association Wednesday, April 10 Bar Pros 14, Dart’in Divas 1; Dart Vaders 13, Flying Tacos 2; Banditos 12, 3 in a Bed 3; Oo Chuks 8, Rondy II 7; Darty Minds 8, Shark Attack 7; River Rats 11, Coyote Pak 4; Elders 11, Nightflights 4; Ah-Shucks 12, Villains 3. High tons: Craig Larionoff, 160; Doug Seward, 145; Aaron Still, 140; David Utter Jr., 140; Randy Delacruz, 140; Ace Sumera, 140; Nick Alokli...
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