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Majors net win
Kodiak’s Major All-Star Little League team will not go winless this year. In the first game of District I pool play, Kodiak defeated Nunaka Valley-City View, 8-7, on Monday night in Anchorage. Nathan James led Kodiak’s nine-hit attack with a triple, a single and four RBIs. Lars Hanson added a double and a single. Last season, Kodiak’s group of 11-and 12-year-olds went 0-4 in District I pool play. With mostly the s...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunbar makes pro debut
Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar clocked his second mile under four minutes in his professional debut Tuesday in Ireland. Running in the Cork City Sports International Athletics Meet, Dunbar ran the mile in 3 minutes, 57.19 seconds. He finished third behind two other Americans Merber Kyle (3:56.72) and Masters Riley (3:56.75). Last July, Dunbar became the first Alaskan to run a sub-4 mile by clocking a 3:59.06 in a meet in ...
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Fried, Bigley claim Fourth of July titles
Kodiak’s annual Fourth of July 10K Run and Walk has turned into a showcase for Kodiak High School runners. Last year a pair of former KHS stars stole the show; this year two current Bears cruised to their first titles in the annual Independence Day race Friday morning. Rising senior Levi Fried won the men’s title in a brisk 36 minutes, 42 seconds, while upcoming junior Zoe Bigley grabbed the women’s title in 44:47...
Jul 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 hosts Kenai
On America’s birthday, Kodiak will be treated to the playing of the national pastime. Today, Post 17 hosts the Kenai Post 20 Twins in an American Legion AA baseball doubleheader at Baranof Field. The first game — a nine-inning league affair — begins at 12:30 p.m., which is followed by a seven-inning nonleague game. “There is nothing else that I would rather do than play baseball on the Fourth of July,” Jakob Arnol...
Jul 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Booster Club golf results
The foursome of Tyler Heffner, Rick Kalil, James Glenn and Pete Maloney captured the “Tee off for Kids” golf tournament Saturday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. Jim Horn, Tom Kanoke, Mark Gladu and Leon Ruotsalainen finished second, while the team of John Shank, Wesley Lewis, Dustin Roberson and Tom Trosvig placed third. The Red Lantern Award went to the team of Shannon Woods, Annie Looman, Brodie Dunn and Jake Ca...
Jul 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Running on the Fourth
Before fireworks light up the night’s sky, runners will take center stage in Kodiak’s annual July Fourth 10K Run and Walk. The 6.2-mile race begins at the Coast Guard base entrance at 9:30 a.m. Friday and ends at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. The City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation organized race has been a Kodiak tradition since 1980. The course is in honor of longtime Kodiak city pool manager Steve King, ...
Jul 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Major All-Stars will rely on experience
The only Kodiak Major Little League All-Star baseball team to win a state title was in 1982. Manager George Lee is hoping to end that drought this season with a team loaded with experience. Ten of Kodiak’s 11 players are 12 years old, while seven were on last year’s squad. “It is basically the same team that we had last year, only they are three inches taller and faster and have more experience,” Lee said. Last ye...
Jul 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 splits with Eagle River
While Kodiak’s starting pitchers labored, the bullpen came up big to earn an American Legion AA baseball doubleheader split with National Division leader Eagle River on Saturday at Baranof Field.  Post 17 received a six-inning masterpiece from reliever Sam Bennett in the first game, but lost to Eagle River, 9-7 in 11 innings. Kodiak rebounded in the nightcap as reliever Alex Pace pitched 4 2/3 innings to earn a 10...
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Osowski wins KMXT Bear Crawl
Keith Osowski topped a 66-person field to win the inaugural Kodiak Bear Crawl Saturday at the Kodiak Island Raceway. The rising Kodiak High School sophomore blistered through the 1.25-mile obstacle race in 8 minutes, 8.1 seconds — 20.3 seconds ahead of runner-up finisher Neil McCarthy. Only three runners finished the course in less than nine minutes. Competitors had to navigate eight obstacles, which included a mu...
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunbar caps Oregon career at USA Championships
Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar officially ended his career at the University of Oregon on Friday at the USA Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, California. The Oregon senior placed sixth in a star-studded 5,000-meter field with a time of 13 minutes, 34.96 seconds. The Kodiak native wearing a green Oregon jersey with a giant O on the chest covered the last 800 meters in 1:59 and finished just over three seconds be...
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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