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Trevor Dunbar is first Alaskan to break four-minute mile
On Monday night, Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar became the fastest Alaskan in history as he broke the four-minute mile barrier with a time of 3:59.06. The former Kodiak High School star ran the sub-4 mile at the Roughrider Twilight meet at Roosevelt High School in Portland Ore. His previous fastest time for the mile was 4:01.33, which he achieved a few years ago. “It definitely feels pretty euphoric to get that accomplish...
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legion team sets sail for two-week trip
With the sound of construction crews digging up the Baranof Field outfield Thursday morning, Kodiak’s American Legion A baseball team spent its last practice of the season fielding groundballs on the adjacent football field. It’s a sacrifice the team will gladly take since next season it will be playing on an all-synthetic turf field. First, though, Kodiak must get through a lengthy road trip that will conclude it...
Jul 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak juniors fall to Dimond
The offense slowed down for Kodiak’s Junior Little League all-star team Wednesday night. A day after scoring 28 runs, Kodiak posted only three hits in a 14-3 loss to Dimond-West in a District I pool play baseball contest in Anchorage. The island’s 13-and 14-year-olds are 1-1 in pool play, which is used to determine seeding for the District I Finals. “What did us in is that we had nine walks,” Kodiak coach Dave Smi...
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Golf tourney raises funds for KHS Booster Club
The Kodiak High School Booster Club’s annual golf tournament is Saturday. The “Tee Off For Kids” four-person, 18-hole best-ball tournament begins 9 a.m. at the Bear Valley Golf Course. The tournament, held since 2003, is a fundraiser for the club, which supports KHS sports junior varsity and C squad teams and other student activities. Last year’s tournament raised more than $5,000. Annual the club spends more than...
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Playbook: July 12
Friday, July 12 Baseball: Kodiak Juniors Little League all-stars vs. City View, 6:30 p.m. at DW Brotherhood in Anchorage. Saturday, July 13 Baseball: Kodiak Juniors Little League all-stars vs. Abbott-O-Rabbit, 1 p.m. at DW Brotherhood in Anchorage. Racing: Motocross, ATV at the Kodiak Island Raceway, 3 p.m.
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Construction begins for outfield turf at Baranof Field
Lots of ground was broken on Charlie Powers’ first day as the City of Kodiak’s parks and recreation director. Under a sparkling Monday sky, parks and recreation employees were digging up the outfield grass at Baranof Field in preparation for the addition of artificial field turf. The grass is being saved for use at Woody Way Field. “We are trying to capture as much of the turf as we can,” Powers said. “Last year, ...
Jul 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Junior all-stars power past Polar in first game
Kodiak’s Juniors Little League all-star team showcased its offense in an opening-round District I pool play baseball game. Led by Luke James, the island’s 13-and 14-year-olds blasted Polar 28-8 Tuesday evening in Anchorage. James belted a grand slam over the left-field fence, then added a double and a single. James got plenty of help from his teammates in Kodiak’s 20-run win. Alan Floyd roped a pair of doubles, TJ...
Jul 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Majors drop another game
Kodiak’s Majors Little League baseball all-star team fell to Peninsula 18-1 Monday in a District I pool play game in Anchorage. Kodiak’s 11-and 12-year-olds stand at 0-2 and have been outscored 44-2 to begin the tournament. Nevin Lee provided all of Kodiak’s offense on Monday. He doubled to left-center in the first inning, then stole third and home to give Kodiak a 1-0 lead. Kodiak’s first lead of the tournament w...
Jul 10, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks and Rec adds two leagues
The City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation department is introducing two new leagues this summer — adult softball and 3-on-3 basketball. Softball used to have a big presence on the island but was always organized by the Kodiak Softball Association. That softball league folded several years ago, leaving just Sunday pickup games. New athletic fields/ice rink coordinator Landon Durand is responsible for adding softball ...
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Dunbar runs a fast 1,500
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Four days after running a slower-than-expected 1,500 meters at the Harry Jerome International, Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar bounced back with a big performance. The former Kodiak High School standout and current University of Oregon runner produced a personal-best 3-minute, 38.38-second 1,500-meter time to finish second in Friday’s Victoria International in British Columbia. Dunbar’s previous top time...
Jul 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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