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Teeing Off: Catching the March Madness fever
I don’t consider myself a connoisseur of college hoops. But when it comes to the opening weekend of March Madness, I am all in. It is the best four days in sports. Heartbreak. Upsets. Buzzer-beaters. Cinderellas. The NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament has it all. And, I can’t get enough. Gizmo and I spent Friday and most of Saturday — it was so nice we had to get out of the apartment to have a catch — on ...
Mar 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: March 20
Kodiak Island Bowling Association Tuesday Co-ed March 10 Men: Scratch game — Stefan Macahilas, 278; Jeff Kiefer, 268; Alvin Arboleda, 256. Scratch series — Philip Obas, 712; Daniel Kiefer, 690; Alvin Arboleda, 689. Handicap game — Bill Hentges, 304; Stefan Macahilas, 289; Jeff Kiefer, 283. Handicap series — Bill Hentges, 804; Daniel Kiefer, 756; Alvin Arboleda, 746. Women: Scratch game — Amanda Kiefer, 264; Mona J...
Mar 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: Gizmo dances into March Madness
I never thought the day would come when Gizmo would turn down a doggie treat. But after three intense days of picking March Madness games, Gizmo is drunk on biscuits. Who knew the pooch could only fit so many bacons into his 10-pound frame? Certainly not me — I’ve seen how he inhales his dinner, and it isn’t pretty. Being induced into a food coma was well worth it, as Gizmo joined the madness that is the NCAA Divi...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arboleda claims first Pro-Build bowling title
Alvin Arboleda gave his cheering section plenty of chances to celebrate at the Spenard Builders Supply Pro-Build Championship Tournament. Behind a string of strikes, Arboleda claimed his first Pro-Build bowling title by easily defeating Steve Maly with a handicap score of 236-173, Sunday at Tropic Lanes. With each strike — he had seven of them in the finals — Jeff Jimenez and Bryan Larson erupted with cheers and h...
Mar 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Nelson finishes frosh season
Jerica Nelson’s freshman season at the University of Alaska Anchorage came to a surprising end Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Division II West Regional. The top-ranked UAA women’s basketball team was stunned by Point Loma in a 64-63 loss at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage. UAA (29-2) trailed by 19 points in the first half and rallied to take a 63-62 lead with 9.1 seconds left. Point Loma, though, ...
Mar 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Nelson grabs GNAC title
Kodiak’s Jerica Nelson grabbed another basketball title on Saturday in Billings, Montana. Nelson and the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team captured the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championship title with a 71-58 victory over Western Washington. Nelson, a freshman, played only four minutes in the championship game, but made big contributions in a 59-56 semifinal win over Simon Frasier o...
Mar 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Results: March 10
Saturday, March 7 3.3 miles 1. Levi Thomet, 19 minutes, 06 seconds; 2. Micahel Parnell, 19:27; 3. Brenden Thompson, 20:50; 4. Richie McKinney, 20:51; 5. Rafael Bitanga, 20:57; 6. Gabe Nummer, 21:07; 7. Dale Nelson, 22:01; 8. Youji Seto, 22:33; 9. Corey Thompson, 22:34; 10. Jennifer Foster, 22:56; 11. Keith Bruce, 23:08; 12. Zoe Bigley, 23:26; 13. Charles Russell, 23:52; 14. Alyssa Hopkins, 23:54; 15. Michael Bach,...
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Local Results: March 6
City League Basketball March 3 Dees Teez 61, AIB 45 Glenn Penamora 10 points, Kobe Braga 9, Matt Amor 9, Ken Caldejon 7, Genard Sabangan 6, Sam Galindo 4, Vince Mangrobang 4, Felino Macatuno 3, Josh Nocon 3, Teng Giron 2, Kevin Maramba 2 and Mark Abellera 2 for Dees Teez. Roldan Roldan 14 points, Joe Locke 9, Alfie Arevalo 6, Marco Pastor 6, Hector Acosta 4, Dennis Javier 4 and Victor Garcia 2 for AIB. March 4 Gre...
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Local Results: March 5
City League Basketball March 2 St. Innocent’s 58, D’ Hunterz 40 Tristan Eluska 15 points, David Young 10, Jake Snowberger 10, John Hartung 8, Stephen Wood 5, Aidan Hoyle 4, Smokey Stover 2, Peter Pletnikoff 2 and Anton Gonopiskiy 2 for St. Innocent’s. Edwin Madamba 12 points, Jayson Sabangan 12, MJ Portillo 7, Kristian Lloyd 5 and Daryl Villanueva 4 for D’Hunterz. March 3 Petro Marine 87, Camai 79 Randy Delacruz 2...
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pressing the competition
Armed with Superman socks, Robbie Bailey displayed his superhuman strength Saturday at the Ron Sears Memorial KMXT Bench Press Competition. Bailey won his second consecutive title in the men’s half bodyweight category, grunting through 131 repetitions of 85 pounds — four more reps than runner-up Masami Kageyama. Bailey cruised through the first 100 reps, but then slowed down after that. “I would say at about 50 is...
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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