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Kodiak junior all-stars open with win
Kodiak’s Junior baseball all-stars played a long, tough game to an 8-7 victory over Knik-AMC Monday at Brotherhood Field in Anchorage. It was Kodiak’s first game in the round-robin District 1 tournament. The islanders face Abbott-O-Rabbit today at 4 p.m. Abbott-O-Rabbit downed Dimond-West 6-2 on Sunday.
Jul 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playing with the boys
Don’t tell Hannah David or Hallah Jantz that they throw like a girl. Chances are, they throw a baseball better than most Kodiak youths. David and Jantz are part of Kodiak’s 11-member Major Little League baseball all-star team. The only thing that separates the two girls from the rest of their teammates is the long-flowing hair that appears out of their caps. “They are not intimidated to play with the boys,” all-st...
Jul 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak all-stars
Kodiak Little League Junior all-star team. Back, left: Giovanni Martinez, Cole Squartsoff, John Norton, Gus Pyles, Sam Bennett and Albert Monge. Front, left: Trenton Foxworthy, Tyler Wietfeld, Ryan Bezona, Owen Tuckfield, Jon LeVan and Kavik Eads. (Ashley Eads photo) Kodiak Little League Major all-star team. Back, left: Dave Smith (coach), Luke James, Josh Smith, Josh Pickens, Hannah David, Hallah Jantz and Craig ...
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Parks and Rec - July 6, 2012
June 29-July 6 ADVISORY BOARD The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board monthly meeting is scheduled for noon Tuesday, July 17, in the Baranof Park office. The agenda is as follows: 1. Roll Call; 2. Public Testimony on Non-Agenda Items; 3. Approval of Agenda; 4. Approval of Meeting Minutes; 5. Discussion Items; 6. Director’s Report; 7. Board Comments; 8. Adjournment. Bob Harding of D.A. Hogan Inc., the project manag...
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UAA coach heads to Kodiak
University of Alaska Anchorage boys basketball coach Rusty Osborne will be in Kodiak this weekend. The veteran Seawolves coach is putting on a free three-day clinic that begins Friday at Kodiak High School. The clinic is open to Kodiak High School boys. Friday and Saturday begins at 5:30 p.m. and Sunday begins at 10 a.m. Osborne’s visit was set up by KHS boys basketball coach David Anderson, a former Seawolves pla...
Jul 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mortenson first on Fourth; Horn takes women’s field
Curtis Mortenson and Jordan Fogle went stride for stride through the first half of Thursday’s July Fourth 10K Run and Walk. The second half of the race was owned by Mortenson, a Kodiak High School running star from the past. Mortenson broke away from Fogle by Boy Scout Lake to earn his second Independence Day victory in 36 minutes, 21 seconds — 13 seconds faster than his first victory in 1999. “I started feeling a...
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Eco Challenge registration begins
Todd Smith has been on the job since December, but his first test as athletic director for the Coast Guard’s Morale, Well-Being and Recreation department is organizing Kodiak’s most daunting race. The Eco Challenge is a day-long mystery adventure around Kodiak, organized by the Coast Guard. Registration for the Aug. 18 race opened Sunday and runs through July 27. “There is a lot involved with it,” Smith said. “It ...
Jul 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mahle keeps rolling
Kodiak’s Brandon Mahle earned his second victory for the Post 20 Twins Saturday in Kenai. Mahle, a rising Kodiak High School senior, pitched seven innings in the Twins 14-6 thumping of Eagle River in an American Legion baseball game. Mahle struck out two as the righty earned his second consecutive victory for the Kenai-based team. The Twins (8-2 league, 14-6 overall) are in fourth place in the 11-team league behin...
Jul 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fun run kicks off Fourth of July
Seward might have the famed Mount Marathon race, but Kodiak is not to be outdone on the Fourth of July. The July Fourth 10K Run and Walk begins 10 a.m. outside the entrance to the Coast Guard base and ends in the Food for Less parking lot. Kodiak Parks and Recreation director Ian Fulp said Monday the race started in 1980. However, race results were not printing in the Kodiak Daily Mirror until 1987. Fulp said a ca...
Jul 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seahawks entertain Kodiak youth
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Josh Portis pointed one direction; Dustin Swearingin went another direction.  The two laughed and smiled. Swearingin corrected his path, scrambled to his right and fired a bullet into the waiting hands of Seattle defensive line coach Todd Wash.  “That’s how it’s done,” Portis said to Swearingin as he finished the drill.  Swearingin wasn’t awestruck by learning from an NFL player; the 1...
Jul 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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