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Kodiak College puts on fun run
Zombies are taking over Kodiak College on Saturday. The college’s student government association is sponsoring its third annual Zombie Run — a 5-kilometer race that starts and ends at the college. And unlike the first two years, race organizers are planning to have zombies sprinkled along the course to put a scare into the runners. Dressing up is suggested. “The goal is to keep your Halloween costumes out an extra...
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Anthony earns all-GNAC honors
Dylan Anthony’s streak of victories came to an end on Saturday, but he helped keep University of Alaska Anchorage’s streak of Great Northwest Athletic Conference cross country titles intact. Anthony, a junior, led the majority of Saturday’s championship race at Monmouth, Ore., but wound up third behind teammates Isaac Kangogo and Victor Samoei with an 8-kilometer time of 24 minutes, 54.09 seconds. The three sprint...
Oct 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fried outlasts Pysher for reverse Pillar Mt. title
A pair of Run the Rock winners from two weeks ago duked it out Saturday for the Orion’s Mountain Sports Reverse Pillar Mountain men’s title.  And on this day the conditions were perfect for running, unlike their last competition.  Kodiak High School junior Levi Fried used the calm conditions to outduel Chad Pysher and claim his first reverse Pillar title in 1 hour, 1 minute, 37 seconds — 34 ticks ahead of Pysher. ...
Oct 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Runners tackle Pillar Mt. Saturday
The Orion’s Mountain Shop Reverse Pillar Mountain Run and Relay is Saturday. The 9-mile race begins at 10 a.m. at Orion’s on Mill Bay Road. The course follows the road to Swampy Acres, just past Deadman’s Curve. At Swampy Acres, runners navigate a trail up Pillar Mountain then go back down on Pillar Mountain Road. The race ends at Orion’s. A relay team can consist of three runners. Registration for the race begins...
Oct 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Sabado has career night for UAA
The University of Alaska Anchorage volleyball team had two huge road wins the past week, and Kodiak’s Maureen Sabado was a big reason why. The junior powered a career-high 11 kills in a sweep of Simon Fraser (Canada) Thursday. Sabado did not make in error in 16 attempts for a sparkling .688 hitting percentage. She also assisted in three blocks and had one dig. Sabado then knocked down four kills and had six digs i...
Oct 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local results: Oct. 17
Kodiak Island Dart Association Wednesday, Oct. 9 Ah-Shucks 12, Rondy 3; Flying Tacos 11, Dart’in Divas 4; Bar Pros 10, Oo Chuks 5; Banditos 9, Elders 6; Villains 9, Coyote Pak 6; Darty Minds 9, Nightflights 6; River Rats 13, 3 in a Bed 2. High tons: Randy Ensign 140, Terry Hartle 140, William Kenny 124; Keith Morin 123 and 121, William Kenny 120, Jamie Weeks 115, John Peterson 110, Mark Wardell 105, Randy Bishop 1...
Oct 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grizzly Bowl trophy up for grabs
After winning the first two Grizzly Bowls, Kodiak has lost the last four to the Mat-Su Valley. The island’s youth football players will look to regain the trophy Saturday in two different locations. At Kodiak at Joe Floyd Track and Field, the Kodiak Football League’s cubs division all-star team will battle Palmer, the fifth-grade and sixth-grade Mat-Su Youth Football Association’s champion, at 2 p.m. At Palmer Hig...
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Horn scores season-high 26
Kodiak’s Alysa Horn came up just shy of her second consecutive double-double in Germany on Saturday. Horn tallied a season-high 26 points and grabbed eight rebounds in TSV Viernheim’s 70-61 loss to Rhein MB II in a women’s basketball game in Germany’s Bundesliga second division. The Kodiak graduate shot 9 of 17 from the floor and hit 5 of her 11 free throws in 37 minutes. In three games, Horn’s 19.3 points per gam...
Oct 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wet and windy at KMXT-FM Run the Rock
Miserable was the adjective of choice used by the 138 runners at Saturday’s KMXT-FM Run the Rock. With southeast wind gusts topping 30 miles per hour and sheets of rain pelting participants, the conditions were far from ideal at Bear Valley Golf Course. Neil McCarthy made the best of the cold and soggy weather by breaking the men’s marathon course record in a cool 3 hours, 32 minutes, 45 seconds — nearly seven min...
Oct 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Run the Rock deadline nearing
Long-distance runners don’t have much time left to register for Saturday’s KMXT-FM Run the Rock. The last time to register for the marathon, the half-marathon and 10-kilometer races is 6 p.m. Friday during the spaghetti feed at Springhill Hall. Looking for a shorter race? Registration for the 5-kilometer event begins 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. All four races are a fundraiser for public rad...
Oct 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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