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Kodiak alumni update: Dunbar wins 5,000 meters in Oregon opener
Trevor Dunbar’s first track and field meet at historic Hayward Field as an Oregon Duck was a memorable one. Dunbar, a 2009 Kodiak High School graduate, won the 5,000-meter run at the Pepsi Team Invitational Saturday. Dunbar cruised to victory with a time of 13 minutes, 51.79 seconds, coming in 13 seconds ahead of runner-up finisher and teammate Chris Kwiatkowski. The 1-2 finish in the 5,000 locked up the team titl...
Apr 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball in the air
A youth fields a ground ball during a baseball clinic put on by Kodiak Little League Saturday morning at the Kodiak Middle School gym. More than 40 kids showed up for the clinic. Little League tryouts are April 14 for majors 11- and 12-year-olds and juniors 13- to 15-year-olds. Tryouts for younger players are April 21. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Apr 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Women in sports
Darlene Rounsaville serves during the Women in Sports Volleyball Tournament Saturday at Kodiak High School. Eight teams participated in the tournament, which was a fundraiser for the KHS volleyball team. (Derek Clarkston photos) Winning teams Gold bracket: Hannah Wandersee, Erika Fabricante, Erika Fallorin, Jessa Villasenor, Erica Rodas, Summer McKechnie, Carrisa Cannon and Rosevonne Sala. Blue bracket: Danika Cat...
Apr 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talon Lindquist sets Northwest swim records
Talon Lindquist put the Kodiak Kingfisher swim club on the map during a three-day meet in Washington that concluded Sunday. The 12-year-old swimming phenom set three Northwest region records and climbed up the national rankings with his performance at the Northwest Region 2012 Short Course Age Group Championships in Federal Way, Wash. “He just put together a very wonderful meet,” Kingfisher coach John Lindquist sa...
Apr 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball clinic Saturday
Baseball fields in Kodiak are covered in snow, but kids eager to play get a chance on Saturday. The Kodiak Little League is conducting a skills clinic at the Kodiak Middle School gym. The clinic is put on by local Little League coaches. The first session from 10 a.m. to noon is for ages 6-10, while the second session from noon to 2 p.m. is for ages 11-15. Little League signups at the Kodiak Teen Center or online a...
Mar 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingfishers off to Wash.
A quartet of Kodiak Kingishers took off for the Lower 48 Wednesday. Talon Lindquist, Nathan Schauff, Dyton Schauff and Luke James are participating in the Northwest Age Group Sectionals beginning Friday at Federal, Wash. The four swimmers had to qualify for the three-day meet. Lindquist has set 12 short-course and five long-course state records for the 11-year-old and 12-year-old division already this season. The ...
Mar 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Women’s volleyball gaining power
On Monday evening, the Kodiak High School gym was filled with more than 40 volleyball-loving women. “It is exciting to see this many women interested in volleyball,” said Jasmine Oliver. Oliver is helping organize a first for Kodiak — a women-only volleyball league. The two-month league begins April 2 and is associated with the City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation Department. Interested players can sign up at the K...
Mar 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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CG rink squad seeks revenge
In late November, a group of Coast Guard hockey players lost to city players 15-5. Today, the Coast Guard is hoping for a better showing. The second Coastie vs. Townie hockey game of the ice season begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Baranof Park Ice Rink. “We have never done it where we did one at the beginning of the season and one at the end of the season,” ice rink manager Courtney Webster said. “It will be kind of coo...
Mar 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knight collects state bodybuilding awards
Kodiak’s Lindsay Knight added a pair of bodybuilding trophies to his already impressive hall of fame career Saturday. Knight teamed with Susan Johnson of Boise, Idaho, to win the mixed pairs division at the 29th Annual Alaska State Pro-Am Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure and Bikini Championships in Anchorage. Knight, known as the godfather of Alaska bodybuilding, also placed second in the men’s grandmasters over 50 d...
Mar 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Horn finishes UAA season
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Alysa Horn’s junior season for the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team ended last Tuesday. The Seawolves fell 71-51 to Ashland University of Ohio in the NCAA Division II Elite 8 in San Antonio, Texas. Horn had four points and one rebound in her final game of the year. Ashland went on to lose to Shaw University (North Carolina) 88-82 in the national championship game. The 2008 ...
Mar 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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