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Mahle earns Legion win
Kodiak’s Brandon Mahle earned his first American Legion victory of the season Sunday. Mahle started and pitched four innings in the Post 20 Twins 14-4 win over Chugiak in Anchorage. The Kodiak High School rising senior gave up one hit and two earned runs in four innings. He also struck out four and walked six. “At the beginning, he was a little out of the strike zone,” Twins assistant coach Hector Rivera told the ...
Jun 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Onders makes himself known at fun run
Robert Onders arrived at Otmeloi Park Saturday morning as an unknown within Kodiak’s running circle. When he exited two hours later, he left a lasting impression on some of Kodiak’s finest runners and gained a new practice partner. Onders’ running talents were on display during the first Run for Rescue fun run. The four-year resident of the Emerald Isle churned his way to the half-marathon title on a rare 60-degre...
Jun 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Derby keeps rolling
Rosie Fay might be 53, but when she rolls around on skates as part of Kodiak’s roller derby team, she feels like a kid again. That was never more evident than during a recent practice at the Baranof Park Ice Rink. She was holding her own against skater’s half her age during a two-hour practice on a sun-filled June night. “It is scary, but challenging. It makes me feel like a kid,” Fay said. “At first I thought may...
Jun 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jun 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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....
Jun 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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