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Stuart Lutton tees off Saturday
The 12th Stuart Lutton Golf Tournament tees off this weekend at the Bear Valley Golf Course. The annual event is a 36-hole tournament that features four divisions — men’s championship, first and second flights and a women’s division. Organizer Skip Bolton said about 30 golfers have signed up and he is hoping to draw a larger women’s field this year. Kriss Larsen was the only woman to compete in last year’s tournam...
Aug 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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CG’s Eco Challenge set for Saturday
The most grueling and challenging annual race in Kodiak takes place Saturday. The Eco Challenge, a day-long mystery adventure around Kodiak, gets underway at 8 a.m. The event is organized by the Coast Guard’s Morale, Well-Being and Recreation department. Fourteen teams will be entered in Saturday’s race, up three teams from last year’s race. “I thought there would be more,” MWR athletic director Todd Smith said. T...
Aug 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fogle to run at S.D. school
Jordan Fogle left his imprint on Kodiak High School’s running programs. Now, he hopes to do the same at Black Hills State University in South Dakota. Fogle, a 2012 KHS graduate, will run cross country and track at the NAIA school located in Spearfish. Fogle joins a long list of students to run in college after leaving coach Marcus Dunbar behind. “I always thought I could run in college. I’m pretty darn honored,” F...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mahle roughed up in Mont.
Kodiak’s Brandon Mahle didn’t fare well in his only outing in the Northwest Region 7 tournament. Mahle started for Kenai’s Post 20 Twins on Thursday and took the loss in a 12-2 defeat to Waipahu, Hawaii in an opening-round game in Billings, Mt. In 3.2 innings, Mahle, a rising Kodiak High School senior, gave up 11 runs on 10 hits. The right-hander struck out two and walked one. Kenai, Alaska’s American Legion AA st...
Aug 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special Olympics local games on tap
While the Summer Olympics in London are wrapping up, the fall Special Olympics are just getting started. Kodiak’s Special Olympics is hosting the fall local games Saturday at the Bear Valley Golf Course. Opening ceremonies are at 9 a.m., followed by individual skills golf assessments and bocce team play. Team play golf begins at 11:30 a.m. and is followed by closing ceremonies at 1:45 p.m.
Aug 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mahle, Twins head to Mont.
Kodiak High School rising Senior Brandon Mahle and his Kenai Post 20 Twins are headed to Montana. The Twins won four games in two days to win the Alaska Legion AA State Baseball Tournament on Saturday. Kenai defeated Chugiak 8-7 and 11-4 to claim its first title since 1995. The title sends Kenai to the American Legion Northwest 7 Tournament in Billings, Mont., where it will open against Hawaii on Thursday. Teams f...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak youth at Hershey games
Bernardo Fernandez Jr. had never been in a track and field meet before Kodiak’s Hershey Track and Field event in May. As it turned out, he did pretty well. Fernandez qualified for the Hershey’s Track and Field Games North American Finals and competed in Hershey, Pa., on Saturday. Fernandez placed seventh in the 13-year-old and 14-year-old standing long jump competition. His best leap of 8 feet, 7.25 inches came on...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Quint champs crowned
Team One-ders’ reign as Bearfoot in the Park Quintathlon champions is over. For the first time in eight years, a new team carried the title home Saturday from Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The fivesome of Elinore Millstein, Mica Linscheid, Hayden Foster, Max Mutch and Levi Fried, who called themselves the Dirty Squirrels, emerged first in the five-event race in a time of 1 hour, 24 minutes, 27 seconds. T...
Aug 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bearfoot in Park Saturday
One of Kodiak’s most unique athletic events takes place Saturday. The 16th Annual Kodiak Bearfoot in the Park Quintathlon begins 11 a.m. at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. The race is a grab bag of events from shooting to biking and swimming to kayaking. “There is no event like it, that I know of, anywhere else in the world,” organizer Marcus Dunbar said. The race begins with a 500-yard Lake Gertrude swim,...
Aug 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knight flexes to ninth-place finish at nationals
Kodiak’s Lindsay Knight flexed his way to a top-10 finish at a national bodybuilding show in late July at Pittsburgh, Pa.  Knight placed ninth in the men’s lightweight (165 pounds and under) over 60 division at the NPC Teen, Collegiate and Masters National Championship.  At age 61, it was Knight’s first national show since competing in a pair of Mr. USA contests in the 1980s.  “I didn’t feel out of place in my div...
Aug 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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