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State champions
Days before the 4A State Track and Field Championships, Jordan Fogle scratched the 400-meter run to focus on the 800. Wise choice. Fogle, a Kodiak senior, shocked the field in the two-lap race to win his first individual state title Saturday at Lathrop High School in Fairbanks. He just didn’t win, he topped Trevor Dunbar’s school record with a blistering time of 1 minute, 54.86 seconds. It is the second-fastest 80...
May 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lund, Zinn take Earth Day titles
Nearly four hours before Saturday’s Earth Day Triathlon, Betsy Lund was having second thoughts about competing. “It was snowing, and I was like, ‘Oh good, I don’t have to do it,” she said. The weather cleared, and Lund decided to give it the Kodiak try. The decision was a good one, as Lund captured her second overall Earth Day Triathlon title with a time of 1 hour, 28 minutes, 39 seconds. Matthew Zinn took the men...
May 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Dunbar places at Pac-12 meet
University of Oregon’s Trevor Dunbar came just short of adding a Pac-12 title to his resume. Dunbar finished third in the men’s 1,500-meter run during Sunday’s Pac-12 Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field in Oregon. The sophomore clocked a time of 3 minutes, 47.84 seconds, while winner Lawi Lalang of Arizona was at 3:47.33 and runner-up Chris Derrick of Stanford was at 3:47.66. Dunbar went on to finish fo...
May 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bigley, Llorente win state wrestling titles
The Kodiak Kid Wrestling Club snagged three first-place trophies at the Alaska USA Wrestling Tournament May 3-5 in Wasilla. Hunter Bigley accounted for two titles by winning the school boy 175-pound class in the folk-style and greco divisions. Francis Llorente finished first in the junior 138-pound class in the folkstyle division. Folkstyle Novice 112 — 2. Shaun Walton. School boy 136 — 2. Joseph McFarlin. 175 — 1...
May 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playoff push
Jose Cortez, left, and Michael Parnell battle for the ball during a City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation Youth Soccer League playoff game Wednesday evening at Baranof Park. The league ends this weekend with the playoff rounds. (Derek Clarkston photo)
May 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Course opens this weekend
A true sign that it is spring in Kodiak is when golfers dust off their clubs and head to the Bear Valley Golf Course. Golfers did just that last week when the driving range opened on the nine-hole course located 2.8 miles back on Anton Larsen Road. The course is scheduled to open either Friday or Saturday, said assistant manager Lisa Reuter. “Considering the amount of snow, we are lucky to get it going,” said Reut...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Olsen takes Salmon Run
More than 100 people turned out for Sunday's Annual Helen Simeonoff Memorial 5K Salmon Run. Sawyer Olsen led all participants with a 19 minute, 6 second 5K time. Results 1. Sawyer Olsen, 19 minutes, 6 seconds; 2. James Bogert, 19:50; 3. Caleb Deer, 20:33; 4. Dale Nelson, 20:48; 5. Coby Jacoby (bike), 21:10; 6. Chloe Cooper (bike), 21:11; 7. Nicholas Lincoln, 21:38; 8. Kyle Smude, 21:44; 9. Kathryn Symmes, 21:50; 1...
May 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Miles Dunbar wins CCAA steeplechase title
Miles Dunbar continued his winning ways in the 3,000-meter steeplechase Saturday. The Chico State University senior won the steeplechase at the California Collegiate Athletic Association Track and Field Championships in Los Angeles. Dunbar earned all-conference honors by clocking a winning time of 9 minutes, 24.91 seconds — 12 seconds ahead of his teammate Alex McGuirk. Dunbar also finished fifth in the 5,000 mete...
May 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alcaide wins 4 events at middle school meet
Billy Alcaide walked away as a four-time winner at the PJMS Varsity Track Meet Tuesday at Palmer. Alcaide, an eighth-grader at Kodiak Middle School, won the 100 meters, 200 meters and the long jump, and was a member of the winning 400 relay. The speedster covered the 100 in 12.66 seconds and the 200 in 26.52. He won the long jump with a bound of 16 feet, 4 inches. “He is just faster than lightning. His times would...
May 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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KKF swimmers finish strong
The Kodiak Kingfishers concluded their season over the weekend by collecting several top awards at the Alaska Junior Olympics. Talon Lindquist was voted the state’s male swimmer of the year, while his father John took home the age group coach of the year award. As a team, KKF won 24 events and placed third overall — its highest finish ever — during the three-day meet at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. Talon won...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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