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KKF to host first invite
The Kodiak Kingfishers swim team is hosting its first invitational in the John Lindquist era Friday and Saturday at the Kodiak Community Swimming Pool. Kodiak’s swim club faces swimmers from Homer and the Northern Lights Swim Club in the 2012 Bringing in the New Year Kodiak Kingfishers Invitational. Friday’s meet begins at 5 p.m., while Saturday’s starts at 9:15 a.m. “We have never had a facility to have anybody c...
Jan 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local results: Jan. 26
City league basketball Jan. 18 Kodiak Filipino Bible Church 64, Noy-Pi 58 Brandon Ensley 25 points, Chris Pagsolingan 12, Mark Vizcocho 10, Raffy Fangonilo 6, MJ Portillo 4, Paul Vandyke 4 and Albien Asuncion 3 for Kodiak Filipino Bible Church. Sky Adovas 26 points, Elmer Halili 13, Kristian Lloyd 11, William Sorino 6 and Jake Samson 2 for Noy-Pi. John’s Heating 62, St. Innocent’s 42 Alex Rice 16 points, Caleb Pru...
Jan 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wight sets record for most reps at bench press contest
76,890. That number represents the amount of pounds lifted in less than an hour by 15 competitors at the fourth annual Kodiak Athletic Club/KMXT Club Bench Press Competition. Muscling his way to the top was Hadji Wight. Wight set a men’s half body weight record with 138 reps of 75 pounds Saturday afternoon at Kodiak High School. Wight, alone, accounted for 10,350 pounds. He said afterward he probably could have sq...
Jan 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak alumni update: Griffing returns to the pool for Idaho
After more than a month off from competition, University of Idaho’s Laura Griffing hit the water for the first time in 2012 this past weekend. The freshman swimmer scored two points for the Vandals with a pair of fifth-place finishes in a dual against New Mexico State Saturday in Las Cruces, N.M. Griffing, a 2011 Kodiak High School graduate, placed fifth in the 100-yard and 200-yard breaststroke with times of 1 mi...
Jan 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local results: Jan. 19
City league basketball Jan. 11 Island Espresso 63, Team Diocares 50 Jemuel Mangalus 14 points, Lucas Fried 13, Levi Fried 11, Brandon Ensley 9, Kalen Willis 6, Jay-Ar Small 4, Lenard Pickett 4 and Brandon Pickett 2 for Island Espresso. David Diocares 30 points, Mikel Garner 10, Emily Garner 5, Cole Squartsoff 4 and Gus Pyles 1 for Team Diocares. Team Braga 2, F/V Reel Fun 0 (Forfeit) EBW/H&S Scafol 67, Invinceblet...
Jan 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nekeferoff still getting fit after winning last year’s transformation contest
Nearly a year has passed and Peggy Nekeferoff still can’t believe she won last year’s transformation contest at the Kodiak Athletic Club. “I’m still totally shocked,” the 64-year-old said. “I was really surprised. It is embarrassing is what it is.” There is nothing to be embarrassed about. Nekeferoff shed 21.5 pounds and gained 1.5 pounds of muscle to win the contest last April. “I’m in way better condition now th...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bowling champs crowned
Tyler Steele, Jeff Kiefer and Matt Kiefer captured the second annual Tropic Lanes Tiros Tournament Sunday at Tropic Lanes. The threesome bowled a three-game handicapped score of 2,173 pins to win the 10-team tournament. Manny Nara, Janet Baker and Daily Mirror sports editor Derek Clarkston finished second, 30 pins back. Dan Kiefer, Jeff Kiefer and Stefan Macahilas took third. Results 1. Tyler Steele, Jeff Kiefer, ...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaska HOF hands out Director’s Awards
The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame announced its inaugural Director’s Awards Tuesday and one award has local ties. The Joe Floyd Award, named an honor of longtime Kodiak High School athletic director Joe Floyd, was awarded to Steve Nerland and Don Winchester for their significant and lasting contributions to Alaska through sports. Nerland has been involved in American Legion baseball since 1998 and is responsible for ...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Kid Wrestling begins
Noah Chopek, left, wrestles Connor Stinson during the first day of Kodiak Kid Wrestling Monday evening in the Kodiak High School mat room. Second grade and under practices are Monday and Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., third grade and older is Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Registration is $50 per wrestler. Registration forms are available at both the Teen Center and at practices. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Jan 17, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak alumni update: Schick opens second season of college track and field
The college track and field season kicked off Saturday with one Kodiak High School graduate taking part at the Husky Preview at the University of Washington. Western Washington University sophomore Karsten Schick placed eighth in the high jump, clearing 6 feet, 5.5 inches, and finishing 10th in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.99 seconds. Schick, a 2010 Kodiak High School graduate, also ran a leg on Western’s...
Jan 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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