Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
Middle School runners come to the aid of a fallen teammate
A cross country team time-trial turned into something more for three Kodiak Middle School students on Friday afternoon at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Eighth-graders Brenden Freeman, Michael Bersin and Matthew Neuhaus started the 2-mile course as ordinary students just looking to run fast, but they finished as heroes. Midway through the race, the trio came to the rescue of a fallen teammate who was havi...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kalil, Larsen win Island golf titles
The final holes of the 28th Kodiak Island Golf Championship were so anticlimatic that champion Rick Kalil had plenty of time to think about things other than golf. “All I was thinking when I was on the eighth hole was that I was hungry,” he said. Kalil dominated the first 27 holes of the two-day tournament by so much that Sunday’s last nine holes turned into a two-hour victory lap around a sun-soaked Bear Valley G...
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Anthony starts senior season strong
Kodiak’s Dylan Anthony started his senior cross country season at the University of Alaska Anchorage with a bang. The Kodiak High School graduate finished second in the season opener at the Hawaii Invitational in Hilo, Hawaii. Anthony was edged by freshman teammate Henry Cheseto. Times were not available due to a technical problem. Anthony is a two-time All-America NCAA Division II runner. He placed 25th at last y...
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golfers battle for top prize
The Emerald Isle’s top golfers will take center stage this Labor Day weekend. The 28th Kodiak Island Golf Championship begins Saturday morning at the Bear Valley Golf Course. The two-day, 36-hole tournament is the biggest golfing event on the island. Dustin Roberson won last year’s men’s crown by shooting a 10-over-par 152 — two strokes ahead of runner-up Fred Barber. Kriss Larsen won her third straight women’s ti...
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska Pacific University skiers entertain students
“Everybody take your marks, get set, go.” With those words from Alaska Pacific University skier Taylor Kornfield, more than 30 East Elementary School students took off on an obstacle course adventure through the school’s gravel yard on a sun-filled Tuesday afternoon. Students navigated hula-hoops, crawled through tunnels and jumped over small hurdles. Some students zipped through the course in less than a minute, ...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Horse show results
Sydney Mutch grabbed five purple ribbons at the 4-H Horse Show last week at the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds. A purple ribbon (excellence) is the top award a rider can receive. Mutch, an intermediate rider, also earned two blue ribbons (outstanding) and one red (good) ribbon. Mallory Arnold scored two purple ribbons and three blue and red ribbons, while Tatiana Schneider earned one purple ribbon and four blue and red...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Larsens win Lutton titles
The husband-wife duo of Brett and Kriss Larsen cruised to victories in the 13th Stuart Lutton Golf Tournament Sunday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. Brett won his first Lutton title since 2011 by firing a six-over-par, 36-hole total of 150, while Kriss captured her eighth title with a score of 177. Brett shot a magnificent 33 on Saturday’s back nine to finish the first day with a 74 — two strokes ahead of Dustin R...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decision on golf course could come soon
The final decision on the future of Bear Valley Golf Course — a Coast Guard-owned facility — could come as soon as next week. “We are finalizing a decision, that is all I can say,” Kodiak Coast Guard base’s Morale, Well-Being and Recreation director Joe Bower told the Daily Mirror on Tuesday. In Tuesday’s Daily Mirror, MWR posted a help wanted ad for a Bear Valley Golf Course greens manager for the 2015 golf seaso...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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MMA event a hit in Kodiak
Moments after Waylon Soptick won his professional mixed martial arts fight at “Rumble on the Rock” he got down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend of two years, Taylor Decker. She said “yes,” and the two celebrated the engagement with a hug and a kiss in front of nearly 1,000 people packed inside the Kodiak Island Fairgrounds pavilion. “First I wanted to do it in the cage, but I didn’t think I would get the...
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks and Recreation schedule: Aug. 15-Aug. 22
Aug. 15 – Aug. 22 Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Aug. 15 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 – 1 p.m. Evening Open 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Evening Lap 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 Lap/Aerobics 9 – 10:30 a.m. Afternoon Open 3 - 5 p.m. Evening Lap 5 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17 Family 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Evening Lap 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Evening open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Monday, Aug....
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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