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2006 XC team places 25th in Seattle
Members of Kodiak’s 2006 boys cross country team reunited Saturday in Seattle for a 25th-place showing at the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships. “We finished mid-back as a team, but more importantly it was somewhat euphoric to warm up together as we did so many years ago.” Lucas Fried wrote in an email. Trevor Dunbar led the five-man team to fifth in the men’s open division by covering the 10-kilomet...
Dec 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak’s Mr. Do-it-all
Robert Chichenoff is a jack-of-all-trades. From officiating and coaching to art and trapping, the Kodiak native does just about everything. “I got to stay busy,” the 51-year-old said. Most people who are involved in the Kodiak sports scene know Chichenoff from his work on the basketball court. He has been a city league basketball referee for 11 seasons, the past several years as the lead official in charge of sche...
Dec 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Members of 2006 XC team assemble for national race
The top five runners on Kodiak’s 2006 state championship cross country team are joining forces for a national race on Saturday. Trevor Dunbar, Cory Pena, Lucas Fried, Sam Salus and Miles Dunbar are teaming up to run at the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships at Jefferson Park Golf Course in Seattle, Wash. The open men’s 10-kilometer race is at 12:45 p.m. Alaska time. More than 50 teams and 1,100 racers...
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Brothers win bowling tournament
The island’s top 20 male bowlers gathered Sunday at Tropic Lanes and battled for supremacy. And it was the brother duo of Jerek and Josh Olson who claimed the doubles title with a nine-game scratch score of 4,664 pins. Rusty Olson — Jerek and Josh’s father — teamed with Dan Kiefer to finish second with 4,606 pins. Top 20 tournament results 1. Jerek Olson/Josh Olson, 4,664; 2. Rusty Olson/Dan Kiefer, 4,606; 3. Jeff...
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mat-Su Sea Hawkers help KFOR group
The Kodiak Families for Outdoor Recreation group is having its first fundraiser Monday, Dec. 12. The event, however, is not taking place in Kodiak. The Mat-Su Sea Hawkers — a Seattle Seahawks booster club — is putting on a Kodiak raffle fundraiser at Rumrunners in Anchorage during the Seahawks’ Monday Night Football game against the St. Louis Rams. The event includes a prime rib dinner. The Mat-Su group is rafflin...
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hockey club hits the ice
Kodiak High School’s Seth Starr wanted a chance to hone his hockey skills. Originally from Kodiak, Starr played hockey in Portland, Ore., for four years and felt lost without competitive hockey in Kodiak. KHS doesn’t offer hockey as a sport, so the junior started a club. “I came back and it was disappointing not having it here,” Starr said. “We had enough people and the resources. It really wasn’t that hard. All I...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska HOF class revealed
Bill Spencer and Vern Tejas headline the 2012 Alaska Sports Hall of Fame class announced earlier this week. Spencer of Anchorage owns both the junior and senior records in Seward’s Mount Marathon race. He was also a member of the 1988 Winter Olympics cross country ski team. Tejas of New York was the first person to solo summit Denali, in the winter in 1988. Overall, he has reached the top of Mt. McKinley 50 times....
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Derby girls find practice facility
Kodiak’s roller derby girls now have a home. The Rock Island Rollers will be skating at the National Guard Armory when practice begins Jan. 9, club vice president Coco Friccero said. Friccero also said in order to use the facility, the team needs to find an active National Guard member to join the team. The team’s next meeting is 1 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Kodiak Island Brewery. The Rock Island Rollers is a roller derb...
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Local results: Dec. 8
City league basketball Nov. 30 Invincibletts 53, St. Hermans 47 Stephanie Dandiker 16 points, Jo Swartout 16, Amy Fogle 13, Kathryn Symmes 4, Jaime Furrer 2 and Betsy Lund 2 for Invincibletts. Jason Isaac 17 points, Oscar Olsen 16, Matt Olsen 5, Edward Trefon 4, Michael Nicolai 3 and John Askoak 2 for St. Hermans. St. Innocents 68, Deez Teez 45 David Young 17 points, John Hartung 11, Anton Gonopolskiy 11, Moses Cr...
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Knight powers way to lifting title
Kodiak’s Lindsay Knight won a pair of titles at the Southside Winter Classic Powerlifting Championships Saturday at Southside Strength and Fitness in Anchorage. Knight, 60, won the men’s masters overall division and the men’s masters 165-pound class. “Most of the guys retire by the time they get my age. They are smarter than I am,” Knight said Monday. “I am more of a bodybuilder and I don’t lift as much weight as ...
Dec 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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