Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Surprise reunion is cause for thanks
Two months is a long time to keep a secret, especially from your daughter. Kodiak’s Sina Timu managed it. Sina surprised her daughter Puni, a sophomore at the University of Jamestown (North Dakota), an hour before the tipoff of her junior varsity women’s basketball game at Minnesota State University-Moorhead on Nov. 21. It was the first time the two had seen each other in almost 18 months. The encounter was emotio...
Nov 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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KANA’s RunningCub program ends with Turkey Trot
Alexis Oskolkoff was a bit nervous before running her first 5-kilometer race. By the time Kodiak’s annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot started, the East Elementary fifth-grader was ready. She toed the line with 167 runners on a clear but crisp morning, and 28 minutes, 34 seconds later she finished. Oskolkoff was one of more than 20 elementary students who set out on the 3.1-mile course through the streets of Kodia...
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Local Results: Nov. 29
City League Basketball Monday, Nov. 25 ISA 90, Air Station 52 Nick Billings 35, Adam Kilborn 30, Trent Hartill 10, Jaron Steele 5, Tim Fellows 5, Andrew Gregory 3 and Pete Danelski 2 points for ISA. Sean Donohue 12, Bob Hornick 12, Jason Gordon 7, Mark Lyons 7, Jacob Dillon 7, John Anderson 4 and Charles Fowler 3 points for Air Station. Petro Marine 100, Nets Systems 75 Randy Delacruz 31, Godfrey Agmata 28, Yung K...
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Turkey Trot on Thursday
Before Thanksgiving dinner is served, burn a few extra calories at Kodiak’s annual Turkey Trot. The 5-kilometer fun run, or 2-mile health walk begins at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Teen Center. Registration starts at 9:15 a.m. The race starts and ends at the Teen Center. Entry fee is $10 for adults and $5 for kids. All proceeds go the Kodiak High School cross country team’s trip the Footlocker West Regional on Dec. 7 ...
Nov 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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City league volleyball set to begin
With the Kodiak High School gym near completion, the Parks and Recreation volleyball co-ed league is finally about to begin. The league was delayed a month because new flooring had to be installed at the gym. That process is almost finished, and the league will commence play Dec. 9. This is Corey Gronn’s third year organizing the volleyball league, and each year the numbers have increased. He said more than 200 pl...
Nov 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni Update: Anthony snags second All-American accolades
Kodiak’s Dylan Anthony is an All-American again. The talented junior for the University of Alaska Anchorage earned his second All-America cross country honors Saturday at the NCAA Division II Championships in Spokane, Wash. Anthony was the top Great Northwest Athletic Conference finisher, finishing 25th out of 248 runners. He covered the 10-kilometer course in 31 minutes, 2.6 seconds. Last season, Anthony placed 2...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: Nov. 22
City League Basketball Wednesday, Nov. 20 Island Espresso 61, Era 54, OT Juan Ruiz 28, Levi Fried 8, Leonard Pickett 6, Brandon Pickett 5, Edmil Balila 5, Noah Koller 4, James Schnick 3 and Kalen Willis 2 points for Island Espresso. Tim Filburn 17, Lexan Data 13, Bill McGuire 10, Ian Miranda 8, Brandon Jensen 4 and Jeraldo Ruiz 2 points for Era. Grid Iron 73, Team Enriquez 65 Jerica Nelson 28, Collin Powers 23, Br...
Nov 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voting open for 2014 Alaska HOF class
Two Kodiak sports figures and one memorable moment are on the ballot for the 2014 Alaska Sports Hall of Fame. Joe “Coach” Floyd, Kristi Waythomas (Klinnert) are nominees in the people category, while the Kodiak’s 2001 state boys basketball championship game victory over East Anchorage is in the moments category. Floyd, a longtime athletic director, coach and teacher at Kodiak High School, is responsible for starti...
Nov 21, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks and Rec putting on flag football tourney
The Kodiak Parks and Recreation Department is organizing the first Kodiak Turkey Bowl Classic this weekend. The Classic is a 7-on-7 flag football single-elimination tournament that begins Saturday and ends Sunday at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Teams have until Friday to register at the Teen Center, or by calling organizer Landon Durand at 486-8671. Three or more teams are needed. If not enough teams sign up, the to...
Nov 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: College wrestling season begins
A pair of former Kodiak High School wrestlers have begun their seasons for Southern Oregon University. Senior Tucker Van Matre and sophomore Francis Llorente placed fourth at the SOU Pete Belcastro Open Sunday in Oregon. Van Matre won his four-person bracket on Saturday to advance to Sunday’s championship round where he placed went 1-2 to place fourth in the 184-pound weight class. Francis Llorente, 133 pounds, al...
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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