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Thomet, Cortez win Salmon run
Kodiak High sophomore Levi Thomet topped a field of 175 runners to take the Helen Simeonoff Memorial Annual 5K Salmon Run/Walk Sunday at the Buskin River. Thomet covered the course in 20 minutes, 41 seconds. Sonia Cortez was the first female finisher in 22:13. Results 1. Levi Thomet, 20 minutes, 41 seconds; 2. Jack Hannah, 21:02; 3. Elmer Cortez, 21:29; 4. Jeff Brubaker, 21:30; 5. Charles Russell, 21:32; 6. Howard...
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rollers’ debut bout Saturday
Kodiak’s roller derby team will make history Saturday night. The Rock Island Rollers’ first official bout takes place 6 p.m. at Kodiak High School. Seven skaters from Anchorage will join the Rollers to form two teams. “We will have more players this time and better rotations,” Rollers coach James Murray said. “So it is not the same players all the time.” Though it is Rollers vs. Rollers, Murray is calling this the...
Apr 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jimenez qualifies for national youth bowling tournament
Kodiak High School senior Germain Jimenez emerged as the top youth bowler at the state tournament that concluded April 14 in Eagle River. Jimenez took the all-scratch events for Division I with a pinfall of 1,953. His top placing earns him a trip to the North Pointe Junior Golds Championships in July at Detroit, Mich. Jiminez secured his title by rolling a three-game, 699 series in singles competition. He had a 68...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Club wrestlers place at tourney
Kodiak’s Kid Wrestling Club didn’t get any titles at the Chugack Eagles Freestyle Tournament, but it scored plenty of placers Saturday in Eagle River. Earning runner-up finishes in the round-robin tournament were Sawyer Stevens (Bantam, 61-63 pound), Gage Lorring (Intermediate, 63-64), Khyler Kane (Schoolboy/girl, 65-71), Nicholas Doerksen (Intermediate, 65-71) and Kevin Lepola Sr. (Open, 172-178). Placing third w...
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Alumni update: Anthony comes up short in 10,000
University of Alaska Anchorage’s Dylan Anthony failed to finish his only race at the Mt. SAC Relays Thursday in Walnut, Calif. The Kodiak product did not finish his 10,000-meter race that featured a field full of NCAA Division I runners.
Apr 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local results: April 19
Kodiak Island Dart Association Wednesday, April 10 Bar Pros 14, Dart’in Divas 1; Dart Vaders 13, Flying Tacos 2; Banditos 12, 3 in a Bed 3; Oo Chuks 8, Rondy II 7; Darty Minds 8, Shark Attack 7; River Rats 11, Coyote Pak 4; Elders 11, Nightflights 4; Ah-Shucks 12, Villains 3. High tons: Craig Larionoff, 160; Doug Seward, 145; Aaron Still, 140; David Utter Jr., 140; Randy Delacruz, 140; Ace Sumera, 140; Nick Alokli...
Apr 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Powers hired as interim Parks and Rec director
The City of Kodiak has found a stopgap person until a full-time Parks and Recreation director is hired. Charlie Powers, formerly of Koniag Inc., was hired at the end of March as a part-time contract employee to run the parks and recreation department. City of Kodiak city manager Aimee Kniaziowski was running the department since Ian Fulp retired in September 2012. She said it was time to bring on an interim direct...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local bowlers strike at Pepsi tourney
Jacque Bormuel paced a dozen Kodiak youth bowlers at the Pepsi USBC Youth Championships Thursday in Eagle River. Bormuel advanced all the way to the under 12-year-old finals, before falling in his first match to place fourth overall. Sam Bennett (under 15) advanced to the second round, while Jason Bormuel, Dylan Kavanaugh and Jerish Bormuel all moved to the second round in the under 20 division. Elianah Micael (un...
Apr 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak resident OK after explosions rock Boston Marathon
Kodiak’s Howard Valley will never forget his first race outside of Alaska. Less than an hour after finishing the Boston Marathon, twin bombs rocked the finish line at the world’s oldest marathon, killing three and injuring over 140 Monday. Valley was within earshot of the explosions that occurred at 2:50 p.m. (10:50 Alaska Standard Time). “I was a couple of blocks away and heard a big bang and explosions — it was ...
Apr 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Valley to run at Boston Marathon
It’s never too late to start running. Kodiak’s Howard Valley is proof of that. Valley didn’t run his first mile before he was 60; it’s not like he didn’t try sooner, because he did. “I tried before, but I couldn’t make it,” Valley said. “I used to live across from a track in Anchorage in my 20s and I tried a couple of times to make a run at four laps.” Four laps is now just a warmup for Valley. The 64-year-old is ...
Apr 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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