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Lledo wins Spenard bowling tourney
Mario Lledo had to work extra hard for his first bowling title. Lledo, a bowler since 1985, disposed of a pair of high-handicap bowlers and handled the difficult oil patterns to win the second Spenard Builders Supply Pro-Build Championships Sunday at Tropic Lanes. Lledo was more than surprised that he emerged from a field of 33 bowlers to earn the $775 first-place prize. After the four-game qualifying round that t...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lepola Jr. wins twice in Palme
Kodiak Kid Wrestling produced three champions over the weekend at the Tri-Valley Greco Roman and Freestyle tournaments in Palmer. Kevin Lepola captured junior division titles in both Greco and freestyle, while Nolan Wandersee won a Greco title in the cadet division. Kodiak tallied 27 top three finishes over the two days. Tri-Valley Greco Roman Tournament Intermediate 62-68 pounds — 2. Stephen Chopek. Novice 61-67 ...
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Alumni update: Older Dunbar wins 5k
Miles Dunbar had a huge weekend at the Chico Twilight and Distance Carnival in California. The Chico State senior won the 5,000-meter invitational with a time of 14 minutes, 38.53 seconds. The Kodiak High School graduate finished nine seconds ahead of the runner-up finisher, his teammate Alan Cuevas. Dunbar was also ninth in the 1,500 invitational with a time of 3:57.10. • Abby Reed of Messiah College (Pa.) finish...
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After a year off, Wilde to compete in physique competition
Valene Wilde is back. Technically, the 48-year-old Kodiak hairdresser never went anywhere; she is just heading back on stage. After a year’s absence, the 2010 Ms. Alaska bodybuilding champion is taking the stage at this Saturday’s Jackie’s Place 2012 NPC Alaska State Championships at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium in Anchorage at 5 p.m. Wilde is not competing in the bodybuilding portion of the show, but in the ph...
Apr 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kaune joins elite college bowling program
In a room at Dimond High School in Anchorage last Friday, Jacques Kaune entered the next chapter of his life. The former Kodiak resident signed a letter of intent to bowl for Calumet College of St. Joseph (Ind.) next school year. His father, Joe, his Dimond High bowling and baseball coaches and a close family friend were present to watch the ceremony. “It was a little nerve-wracking at first,” said Kaune via cellp...
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Spenard bowling tourney enters second year
Stefan Machalias and Matt Kiefer both wanted a bowling tournament in Kodiak that resembled one on the PBA tour. So, the two spawned the Spenard Builders Supply Pro-Build Championship last year. The inaugural tournament went so well, it is back again this year. The second version begins 11 a.m. Sunday at Tropic Lanes. “It is one of the fairest tournaments,” Machalias said. “Nobody has an advantage. A lot of people ...
Apr 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shooters earn top marks
Jesse Glamann, Dustin Egdof and Wes Egdorf were the big winners in the KISA Steel Plate League shoot off Saturday. Glamann won the centerfire and rimfire pistol events, Dustin Egdorf took first in the rimfire rifle discipline and Wes Egdorf won the junior finals. “It was a fun day, and we hope to build the shooter pool next year,” Glamann wrote in an email. Results Centerfire pistol — 1. Jesse Glamann; 2. Neil Hor...
Apr 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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