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Local swim team puts on strong swimming display
Kodiak Kingfishers' Talon Lindquist put on a dominating swimming display at a regional meet in Federal Way, Wash. over the weekend. Lindquist broke four meet records and won all six of his events at the Northwest Region 2013 Short Course Age Group Championships. Lindquist shattered the 13-year-old meet records for the 400-yard individual medley (4 minutes, 15.70 seconds), the 100 backstroke (53.95), the 100 freest...
Mar 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Derby team hosts open scrimmage
After more than a year of practice, Kodiak’s roller derby team, the Rock Island Rollers, are ready for competition. The team hits the floor 6 p.m. Saturday at Kodiak High School for a scrimmage — the first open scrimmage since the team came together in November 2011. Afterwards, the team is throwing a party at Tony’s with live music from Little Ronnie and the Tube Screamers beginning at 9:30 p.m. “This is an oppor...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal presents Iditarod check
One week ago, Kodiak’s Greg Deal appeared on television sets across the state handing Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey one giant-sized check.  He said he was nervous, but it didn’t appear so when he came on shortly after Seavey completed the 1,000-mile trek from Willow to Nome.  “That is not my wheelhouse, and they stuck that camera right in my face,” Deal said.  Deal presented Seavey, the oldest Iditarod champion a...
Mar 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak swimmers share pool with Olympic gold medalist
Kodiak High School’s Ila Hughes and Tahna Lindquist spent their spring break competing against a four-time Olympic gold medalist. The two sophomore swimming stars participated alongside Missy Franklin in the Western Region Section Short Course Championships in Federal Way, Wash. And the Kodiak students held their own against Franklin, who won four gold medals and one bronze at the 2012 London Olympics. “Swimming i...
Mar 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Anthony opens with win
Dylan Anthony opened his sophomore outdoor track and field season with a victory Friday in California. The University of Alaska Anchorage distance specialist topped the 10,000-meter field with an NCAA provisional qualifying time of 30 minutes, 41.93 seconds at the Occidental Distance Carnival. The race consisted of 56 runners, with Anthony’s teammates Yonatan Yilma and Jacob Parisien finishing second and third. UA...
Mar 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special Olympics strikes gold
Snowshoers Jackie Malutin and Julia Wiley and Kodiak’s floor hockey team earned gold medals at the 2013 Special Olympics Alaska Winter games that concluded Sunday. Malutin won two golds in the 200-meter and 400-meter snowshoeing races in her division and added a fourth in the 100, while Wiley took first in the 25 and 100 meter races and was fourth in the 50. The floor hockey team — Derrick Blondin, David Bradbury ...
Mar 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local results: March 15
Kodiak Island Dart Association Wednesday, March. 6 Flying Tacos 14, Coyote Pak 1; Oo Chuks 13, Villains 2; Rondy II 11, Bar Pros 4; Darty Minds 9, River Rats 6; 3 in a Bed 8, Dart’in Divas 7; Banditos 10, Elders 5; Dart Vaders 11, Nightflights 4; Ah-Shucks 13, Shark Attack 2. High tons: Paddy O’Donnell 140, John Wolfen 135, Craig Eckert 131, Ken Cameron 126, Mark Wardell 125, John Toliver 125, Geoff Spalinger 125,...
Mar 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coffee-to-Coffee results
Coffee-to-Coffee results Saturday, March 9 3.3 miles 1. Cole Christiansen, 17 minutes, 54 seconds; 2. Julian McCarthy, 18:27; 3. Levi Fried, 18:55; 4. Anthony Rubina, 19:19; 5. Clayton Hannah, 22:10; 6. Jack Hannah, 22:17; 7. Keith Osowski, 22:23; 8. Dave Sundberg, 22:26; 9. Leah Cawthorn, 22:54; 10. Hayden Foster, 22:55; 11. Jennifer Foster, 23:22; 12. Sally Skimin, 23:22; 13. Jeff Brubaker, 23:44; 14. Howard Val...
Mar 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Horn finishes UAA career
Alysa Horn’s basketball career at the University of Alaska Anchorage came to an end last week. Horn, a senior, finished with another stellar game in a 65-60 defeat to Northwest Nazarene in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals in Lacey, Wash. The Kodiak High School product tallied 20 points, seven rebounds, three blocks and three steals in her final game in a UAA uniform. Horn finished w...
Mar 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekend events: Rollers host meet and greet
The Rock Island Rollers — Kodiak’s roller derby team — is having a Roller Disco Meet tonight at Tony’s Bar. The event begins at 7 p.m. and features a silent auction, door prizes and music. The Rock Island Rollers, formed in Nov. 2011, will also be in attendance for a meet and greet. The event is a fundraiser for their first bout. Fun run The Coffee to Coffee Fun Run is Saturday at 10 a.m. Registration begins at 9:...
Mar 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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