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Boys of summer
Wells Fargo’s Blake James pitches to Ocean Beauty’s Branden Pickett during a Kodiak Little League Junior Division baseball game at East Elementary Field Wednesday. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Jun 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fun run to bring awareness to human trafficking
Over the past year, Kodiak resident Sonia Walker has become more aware of human trafficking. So much so, that she has decided to raise money to support the women and children involved in slave labor and prostitution. Walker has organized a Run for Rescue fun run Saturday with proceeds going towards Project Rescue, a ministry that rescues women and children in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Moldova and Tajikistan. “It i...
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Diamonds in the rough
Bode Larsen runs to first base during a Little League coach pitch practice Tuesday evening at Woody Way Field. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special Olympics powers way to medals
Kodiak’s Special Olympics athletes pulled their weight in medals at the state summer games. Kodiak’s five powerlifters combined to win 20 medals in the powerlifting portion of the two-day games that concluded Sunday in Anchorage. “That is not too shabby,” Kodiak Special Olympics director Dan Canavan said. Leading the way were Derrick Blondin, Amy Canavan and Brittany Tregarthen who all won gold medals in their div...
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Roller fun
Eric Wietfeld watches the play develop during a pick-up roller hockey game Sunday at the Baranof Ice Rink. Games are Sunday and Wednesday starting at 7 p.m. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Jun 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rugby a part of Watkins
As a three-sport star for Kodiak High School, Zach Watkins never shied away from contact. Watkins, a 2011 KHS graduate, has taken his physicalness to a new level. The second-year student at Mesa Community College in Arizona is learning how to play rugby — a growing sport in the Grand Canyon State. Watkins just completed his first season with the Tempe Rugby Club and plans on continuing his development next season....
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Dunbar races to All-American status
By DEREK CLARKSTON Mirror Writer Trevor Dunbar’s indoor track and field season ended in disappointment when he failed to become an All-American, finishing 10th in the 3,000-meter run. The University of Oregon sophomore made up for it during the outdoor season. On Friday, in Des Moines, Iowa, Dunbar raced to All-American status in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Drake Stadium. ...
Jun 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Island Raceway results (video)
Taylor Evans, Kavik Dehart, Joshiah Juhlin, Troy Meline and Stevan Pillans all won main event races at the Kodiak Island Raceway Friday evening. Evans (ATV), DeHart (50cc), Juhlin (85-90cc), Meline (250cc) and Pillans (450cc) were all victories in their classes. This was the second race of the season. The next race is June 22. Kodiak Island Raceway June 8 ATV Heat 1 — 1. Taylor Evans; 2. Kavik DeHart; 3. Melany Ro...
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Mahle shines in Legion debut
Kodiak’s Brandon Mahle made a good impression with his new ball club in the hurler’s American Legion baseball debut. The rising KHS senior started for the American Legion Post 20 Twins Saturday against Post 28 Service in Kenai, allowing only one hit and striking out two in a 7-0 victory. Mahle went 4 1/3 innings, but did not earn the victory as he was relieved in a scoreless game. The Twins, a Kenai-based team, ar...
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Alice Coen has been a Special Olympics coach for more than a decade
Alice Coen is doing something her late mother never got a chance to do. Coen is a Kodiak Special Olympics volunteer. Living in Massachusetts, birthplace of Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Coen remembered her mother always wanted to get involved in Special Olympics, but never did. “She just thought it was a really great thing and she kept saying, ‘I wish I could do something like that,’” said Coen ...
Jun 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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