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Ranney receives All-American half-marathon accolades
Kodiak has a new All-American runner. Cecil Ranney, 72, earned USA Track and Field All-American accolades for his performance in the half-marathon portion of last week’s Seattle Marathon. He finished second in his age group (70-74) with a time of 2 hours, 3 minutes, 1 second. The All-American qualifying time for that age group is 2:04. “I snuck in,” Ranney said. Ranney, a former Kodiak Daily Mirror editor, did not...
Nov 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stewart bowling tourney Sunday
The Ab and Gladene Stewart Memorial Mixed Doubles Tournament is Sunday at Tropic Lanes. The tournament begins at 1 p.m. with mixed doubles and continues at 3:30 p.m. with a team event. The Stewarts moved to Kodiak from Oklahoma in 1950 and played a cornerstone role in starting the island’s youth bowling organization. The tournament started in 1995 after Ab died at age 84 while bowling in a tournament on the Kenai ...
Nov 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special Olympic bowlers strike gold
Kodiak rolled up plenty of medals at the 2012 Special Olympics Alaska Bowling Tournament that concluded Nov. 18 in Anchorage. Kodiak's contingent earned 39 medals, including four golden performances. Britiany Phillips took first for singles in her division, while the duo of Arne Tveit and Chris Kavanaugh struck gold in their doubles competition. Kavanaugh and Tveit also took good in a team event with Aharon Dolph ...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: Nov. 28
Monday, Nov. 19 Axios 75, F/V Anthem 69 Juan Ruiz 36 points, Aidan Hoyle 14, Ephraim Babbitt 14, Seraphim Klinefeller 10 and Innocent Lewis 1 for Axios. Max Mutch 30 points, Jake Arnold 12, Brandon Mahle 11, Levi Fried 10 and Chandler Cooper 6 for F/V Anthem. Lazy Bay 76, Lighthouse Baptist 72 Ryan Cornelio 17 points, Scott DeTorres 15, Adrian Abab 14, Michael Manifo 13, Clieford Tamarra 6, Bryan Knagin 6 and Sau ...
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Alumni update: Horn plays in final Shootout
Alysa Horn grew up watching the Great Alaska Shootout, but the Kodiak native never thought she would get a chance to play in her home-state college basketball tournament. Over the weekend, she played in her fourth and final Shootout as a member of the University of Alaska Anchorage’s women’s basketball team. “You grow up watching it and admiring all the teams in it,” said Horn on Monday afternoon from Anchorage. “...
Nov 27, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet, Bethea slosh their way to Turkey Trot victories
There was no wrong turn for Levi Thomet this Thanksgiving. Thomet sloshed his way through the slushy streets of downtown Kodiak to win his first Turkey Trot Fun Run title. One year ago, Thomet was leading the race and took a wrong turn, handing the victory to Jon LeVan. Thomet finished second. He was thinking about that during his entire 5-kilometer run Thursday. “I was looking for the cones the whole way,” Thomet...
Nov 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: Nov. 23
City League Basketball Tuesday, Nov. 13 Nets Systems 67, Team Enriquez 51 Joe Donat 15 points, Joe Madrid 13, Zak Keplinger 13, Avery Javier 12, Ryan Gabor 6, Ben Watkins 4, Monte Wilson 2 and Drew DeVries 2 for Nets. Mitchell Tacata 15 points, Edwin Agbayani 14, Jiwi Rua 6, Raffy Fangonilo 5, Greg Sorio 4, RenRen Santiago 4 and Donnell Diesta 3 for Team Enriquez. Scott’s Heating 74, Loose Cannons 43 Matt Regele 1...
Nov 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turkey Trot Thursday
Kodiak’s annual Turkey Trot is Thanksgiving morning. The 5-kilometer run or 2-mile walk begins 10 a.m. Thursday at the Teen Center. The race also finishes at the Tenn Center Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. and is $5 for students and $10 for adults. Proceeds go to the Kodiak High School cross country team. Each age group winner — middle school, high school, open, masters and seniors — receives a pie, while pies wil...
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Dunbar misses All-American cross country honors
Trevor Dunbar narrowly missed earning his third consecutive All-American NCAA Division I cross country honors. Dunbar, a senior for the University of Oregon, placed 41st at Saturday’s NCAA Championships in Louisville, Ky. The top 40 competitors earn All-American status. This was Dunbar’s last collegiate cross country race, and he was hoping to earn a top 10 finish. It wasn’t to be for the 2009 Kodiak High School g...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Winter baseball
Joshua Leiva, 7, catches a baseball during a Little League clinic Saturday at Kodiak High School. More than 20 kids gathered for the clinic. Kodiak Little League plans on hosting a clinic once a month through February. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Nov 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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