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Arnold gets win for Kenai Post 20
DAILY MIRROR STAFF A pair of Kodiak hurlers took the mound for Kenai Post 20 over the weekend, and both had different results. Rising Kodiak High School junior Jakob Arnold earned his first American Legion AA baseball victory in a 20-10 decision at Dimond on Saturday. Arnold worked 3 2-3 innings in relief. The right-hander gave up three hits, three earned runs and struck out five. Arnold was Kodiak’s No. 2 pitcher...
Jun 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak American Legion swept at home
The Wasilla Road Warriors got the best of Kodiak Post 17 in its return to American Legion baseball.  The Mat-Su Valley-based A-division team swept Kodiak in a three-day, four-game series at Baranof Field that started the Bears’ 27-game season. Playing in its first Legion game since 2009, Post 17 showed its nerves with 15 defensive errors in an 11-4 league loss Friday night.  Kodiak settled down in Saturday’s leagu...
Jun 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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American Legion baseball back
Editor’s note: Author Derek Clarkston is a coach on Kodiak’s American Legion baseball team. American Legion baseball is making a return to Kodiak. For the first time since 2009, the Emerald Island will be home to the Post 17 Bears, an A team in Alaska’s American Legion league. The A division is the equivalent to a high school’s junior varsity team and features 10 teams stretching from the Kenai Peninsula to Fairba...
Jun 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mahle takes loss for Kenai Post 20
Brandon Mahle made his 2013 American Legion baseball debut Wednesday at Chugiak. The recent Kodiak High School graduate was his normal self from the mound for the Kenai Post 20 Twins, but absorbed a 6-3 loss to Chugiak. Mahle limited to Chugiak to four hits and struck out nine in six innings. He allowed five runs, but only one was earned as his defense committed four errors in the sixth. Kenai lost the second game...
Jun 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golfing leagues begin
Kodiak’s golf season has teed off. The Kodiak Golf Association’s two leagues at Bear Valley Golf Course started last week, and there is still time to sign up, Thursday Night League manager Jim Kennedy said. Last Thursday, 23 people took aim at the nine-hole, 36-par course nestled on Anton Larsen Bay Road. “I would like to see more,” Kennedy said. Golfers need to have a United States Golf Association handicap and b...
Jun 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special Olympic athletes earn medals at state
Kodiak’s Special Olympics powerlifting team hoisted three overall gold medals at the state summer games that concluded Sunday in Anchorage. Shantele Mantalaba, Amy Canavan and Anthony Rohrer all won gold medals for their total pounds lifted in the squat, bench press and deadlift. Mantalaba deadlifted 220 pounds, squated 138 and benched 94. Canavan lifted 231 pounds in the deadlift, 105 in the squat and 94 in the b...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak resident participates in 100-mile bike ride
Emily Arnick enjoyed her last 100-mile bike ride so much that she decided to do it again. The Kodiak resident participated in America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride, a 100-mile jaunt around Lake Tahoe, Nev., on June 2. This is the second time she has participated in the race as part of the 1,100-member Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Team in Training. Her initiation run was in 2011. With her veteran status, and location...
Jun 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomet, Dunbar shine in Oregon
A pair of Kodiak runners produced top-six finishes Saturday at the Portland Track Festival in Oregon.  Fresh off his 1,600 and 3,200-meter state titles, Kodiak High School rising junior Levi Thomet held his own against the Northwest’s best.  Thomet scored a fourth-place finish in the boys invitational 1-mile run in a personal-best time of 4 minutes, 13.13 seconds. North Dakota’s Jake Leingang, who won a high schoo...
Jun 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunbar, Thomet compete in Oregon
A pair of Kodiak runners will compete at the Portland Track Festival in Oregon on Saturday. Kodiak High School rising junior Levi Thomet is competing in the high school boys invitational mile at 6:56 Alaska time. Before that, Kodiak graduate and current University of Oregon star Trevor Dunbar will make his 2013 track season debut. Dunbar was sidelined during the collegiate track and field season with an injury. La...
Jun 07, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Run for Rescue Saturday
The second Run for Rescue is Saturday. The run that promotes awareness of human trafficking begins at 10 a.m. at Monashka Bay Park (the corner of Otmeloi and Monashka Bay road). Registration begins at 9 a.m. Runners can tackle 5 kilometers, 10 kilometers or a half-marathon. All courses follow Monashka Bay Road. All proceeds go to Project Rescue, a ministry that rescues women and children in India, Nepal, Banglades...
Jun 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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