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Shooting hoops
Maricael Mangrobang shoots during Saturday’s Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest at Kodiak Middle School. The event, organized by Kodiak’s Elks Club, was free for youths. Each participant shoot 25 free throws. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Dec 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Santa Fun Run postponed
The streets of Kodiak were Santa-less on Saturday after the 5K Santa Fun Run was postponed due to sideways rain and slushy and icy road conditions. “The conditions are just too dangerous to keep this as a fun run for families and kids,” race organizer Joe Bailor wrote in an email. “So, I’ll appreciate your support next week and pray for more cooperative weather.” The race has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday,...
Dec 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Santas to fill Kodiak streets in new fun run
Santa Claus is coming to Kodiak on Saturday. Check that. A hundred Santas are coming to Kodiak on Saturday. At least that is what Joe Bailor is hoping. Bailor, the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce economic development specialist, is the mastermind behind Kodiak’s newest fun run — the 5K Santa Run. Bailor is encouraging people to dress with holiday cheer for the event. “That is the whole point,” he said. “We want to make...
Dec 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lledo, Arboleda win Stewart bowling tourney
Mario Lledo and Alvin Arboleda captured the division 1 doubles title at the Ab and Gladene Stewart Memorial Doubles Tournament Sunday at Tropic Lanes. Lledo and Arboleda rolled a three-game handicap score of 1,410 to finish 17 pins ahead of runner-up finishers Rhubie Pasion and Jeff Kiefer. Derek Clarkston and Janet Baker won the division II doubles title with a tournament-leading score of 1,426. The team of Pasio...
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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2013 Alaska HOF class announced
Despite a push from Kodiak residents, Joe Floyd and Kristi Klinnert-Waythomas were not part of the 2013 Alaska Sports Hall of Fame class announced Monday. High school football coach Buck Nystrom and Southeast basketball star Herb Didrickson headline the 2013 class, which also includes the Equinox Marathon, Chris Clark’s 2000 U.S. Olympic marathon trial victory and Les Anderson’s world-record 97-pound king salmon c...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local results: Dec. 5
City league basketball Monday, Nov. 26 Airstation 69, Kodiak Island Storage 47 Sean Donohue 16 points, Jesse Wilkins 12, Jason Gordon 11, Jacob Dillon 9, Trevor Salt 7, Joe Mackey 5, Casey Krause 5, Charley Fowler 3 and Kyle Jacobs 1 for Airstation. Karl McLaughlin 21 points, David O’Brien 11, Burt Nelson 6, Ray May 3, Levi Seaton 2, Brad Bezona 2 and Charlie Jerling 2 for Kodiak Island Storage. Team Enriquez 64, ...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Having a ball
East Elementary students hold medicine balls during an exercise class Friday. The class was taught by CrossFit instructor Jennifer Cooper. The East Elementary PTA was awarded a $2,000 health and fitness grant from the Alaska Legislature to conduct the weeklong class. “This type of workout anybody can do,” said former PTA president Tania Silva-Johnson, who applied for the grant “As the PTA, we want to touch every s...
Dec 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Horn grabs career-high 14 boards
Alysa Horn posted another career-best performance for the University of Alaska Anchorage’s women’s basketball team Saturday. Horn, a senior forward, grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds in a 86-58 thumping of Alaska Fairbanks in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference game in Anchorage. Horn also added 16 points — 14 in the second half — on 5-of-11 shooting in 28 minutes. UAA has the next two weeks off before hosting t...
Dec 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ranney receives All-American half-marathon accolades
Kodiak has a new All-American runner. Cecil Ranney, 72, earned USA Track and Field All-American accolades for his performance in the half-marathon portion of last week’s Seattle Marathon. He finished second in his age group (70-74) with a time of 2 hours, 3 minutes, 1 second. The All-American qualifying time for that age group is 2:04. “I snuck in,” Ranney said. Ranney, a former Kodiak Daily Mirror editor, did not...
Nov 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stewart bowling tourney Sunday
The Ab and Gladene Stewart Memorial Mixed Doubles Tournament is Sunday at Tropic Lanes. The tournament begins at 1 p.m. with mixed doubles and continues at 3:30 p.m. with a team event. The Stewarts moved to Kodiak from Oklahoma in 1950 and played a cornerstone role in starting the island’s youth bowling organization. The tournament started in 1995 after Ab died at age 84 while bowling in a tournament on the Kenai ...
Nov 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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