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Kodiak Major all-stars drop District I opener
Kodiak’s Majors Little League all-star team ran into a powerful AMC squad in an opening-round District I pool play baseball game Sunday evening in Anchorage. AMC — a team comprised of players from Anchorage’s military base — belted four home runs en route to a 26-1 victory over Kodiak in four innings. “They had some monsters,” Kodiak assistant coach Chad Griswold said. Two of AMC’s home runs were grand slams, and ...
Jul 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mahle gets win for Kenai
Brandon Mahle earned the victory in Kenai’s 16-6 American Legion AA victory over Fairbanks Saturday in Anchorage. The Kodiak High School 2013 graduate allowed six runs — three earned — in six innings to help the Twins jump to fourth in the standings with a 10-5 league record, 12-10 overall. Wasilla, South and Juneau are ahead of Kenai in the standings. Today, Kenai begins play in the Bill Miller Wood Bat Tournamen...
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Post 17 gets league split with South
Kodiak found itself in a tough situation Friday night down four runs to the top team in the American Legion baseball A division.  The deficit didn’t faze Post 17 as the team rallied to pick up an impressive 10-7 league win over South Anchorage at Baranof Field.  The victory didn’t carry over to Saturday as South blanked Kodiak 6-0 to salvage a league split.  “It would have been nice to get the sweep in the confere...
Jul 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fried, Bethea claim Independence Day titles
A pair of former Kodiak High School running stars took charge in the Fourth of July 10K Run and Walk under the shining sun Thursday. Lucas Fried and Jaymi Bethea each cruised to their first titles in Kodiak’s annual Independence Day run, which drew a field of 63 runners and walkers. The race started at the Coast Guard base and ended at the Convention Center. Midway through the race, Fried distanced himself from a ...
Jul 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak all-star teams begin District I play
Kodiak Little League all-star teams begin their quest for state titles beginning Sunday. The Majors division (11 and 12-year-olds) starts District I pool play at 7:30 p.m. Sunday against AMC in Anchorage, while the Juniors division (13 and 14-year-olds) begins pool play Tuesday in Anchorage. Two Kodiak Little League teams have won state titles. The 1982 Majors swept Juneau in two games to take the championships. T...
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Arnold picks up victory
Jakob Arnold went the distance for he Kenai Post 20 Twins on Tuesday. The Kodiak High School rising junior pitched all five innings of the Twins’ 13-2 victory over West Anchorage in an American Legion AA baseball game in Anchorage. The game ended via the 10-run mercy rule. Arnold gave up five hits, struck out four, walked three and hit one batter to earn the win. Both runs were earned. “Jake did a good job,” Twins...
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Kodiak Post 17 hosts South in four-game series
Kodiak Post 17 manager Leonard Pickett got an unwelcome sight when he arrived at Monday’s American Legion baseball practice. A construction crew from Anchorage was taking down the Baranof Field fences in preparation for the instillation of outfield artificial turf. The problem: The crew was a week ahead of schedule. “I was shocked,” Pickett said. It was actually panic mode for me for about an hour until we got thi...
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July Fourth 10K Run and Walk a Kodiak tradition
Before people light up their grill for Independence Day, they will get the chance to make room for an extra hamburger. Kodiak’s annual July Fourth 10K Run and Walk begins 9:30 a.m. Thursday in front of the Coast Guard base entrance. The race is free. The race has been a Kodiak tradition since 1980. The course — from the Coast Guard base to the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center — is in honor of longtime Kodiak city p...
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Dunbar 10th in 1,500-meter international field
Trevor Dunbar was back on the track Monday afternoon. The former Kodiak High School star placed 10th in a loaded 1,500-meter field at the Harry Jerome International Track Meet held in Swangard Stadium in British Columbia. In his second meet this season, Dunbar turned a time of 3 minutes, 42.19 seconds — just a tad slower than three weeks ago at the Portland Track Festival. Nathan Brannen, one of Canada’s top dista...
Jul 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 breaks through at home
A day after squandering several opportunities, Kodiak Post 17 finally broke through at home.  The Bears salvaged their final league contest with Dimond Post 21 with a 21-12 thumping Saturday in an American Legion A baseball game at a sunny Baranof Field.  The offensive outburst came less than 24 hours after Kodiak stranded 12 base runners in a 5-2 loss in the first game, on Friday.  Dimond won Saturday’s second ga...
Jul 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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