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Alumni update: Anthony wins GNAC track title
Kodiak’s own Dylan Anthony grabbed his first Great Northwest Athletic Conference outdoor track title Saturday in Monmouth, Ore. The University of Alaska Anchorage junior won the men’s 5,000 meters with a time of 14 minutes, 34.36 seconds at the GNAC Championships. Anthony finished 16 seconds ahead of runner-up Victor Samoei of UAA. The field consisted of 16 runners. Anthony barely missed out winning the 10,000 on ...
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak wrestlers finish season strong
Kodiak’s Bryan Gonzalez earned the triple crown of wrestling this past weekend at the Alaska USA Championships in Wasilla. Competing for Kodiak Kid Club Wrestling, Gonzalez won folkstyle, freestyle and Greco Roman 100-pound titles in the cadet division. Kodiak Club coach Craig Walton said when a wrestler wins all three it is called a triple crown. Nolan Wandersee captured the folkstyle junior 220-pound title, whil...
May 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Truck pull to benifit Special Olympics
Do you think you have what it takes to pull a fire truck? You can find out Saturday. The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Alaska is organizing a “Pullin’ for Pledges” event Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Safeway parking lot. Teams of nine will see how fast they can pull a fire truck 12 feet. Each team must have at least one Special Olympics athlete on it. The team fee is $200, with all proceeds ...
May 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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2014 Helen Simeonoff Annual Salmon/Run Walk results
1. Evan Serva, 19 minutes, 54 seconds; 2. Charles Russell, 20:01; 3. John Hartman, 20:42; 4. Adriane Horn, 20:50; 5. Alysa Horn, 21:34; 6. Janelle Brandon, 21:55; 7. Nicola Platzer, 22:01; 8. Howard Valley, 22:07; 9. Jane Murawski, 22:12; 10. Sonia Cortez, 22:13; 11. Janel Day, 22:20; 12. Kathryn Symmes, 22:24; 13. Peter Longgood, 22:28; 14. Kip Thomet, 22:32; 15. Mario Alveraz, 22:40; 16. Don Zimmerman, 22:49; 17...
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Triathlon athletes enjoy conditions
Normally when competitors finish Kodiak’s Earth Day Triathlon they reach for a cup of hot chocolate and a blanket. That wasn’t the case this year. With the temperature soaring past 50 degrees, athletes opted for sunscreen and a cup of cold water when they crossed the finish line of the 29th Earth Day Triathlon on a Chamber of Commerce Saturday afternoon in Kodiak. Neil McCarthy and Bree Witteveen enjoyed the calm ...
May 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Strong second in 1,500
Port Lions graduate Katie Strong had a strong showing in the 1,500-meter run Friday at the Don Kirby Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. The New Mexico State University junior placed second in a field of eight with a time of 4 minutes, 57.87 seconds. Unattached runner Minori Hayakari won with a time of 4:49.24. New Mexico State begins competing in the Western Athletic Conference Championships on May 14 in Orem, Utah...
May 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Allen wins figure competition in Wash.
Bodybuilders usually chow down after a show, not before a show. Don’t tell that to Siene Allen. The night before competing in the nation’s largest amateur competition — the Emerald Cup Championships in Bellevue, Wash. — the 32-year-old Kodiak resident downed a burger and fries. Her eating binge was the perfect recipe for success. Allen topped a field of 16 women in the figure Class D division on April 25. She earn...
May 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Powers to end run as Parks and Rec director
After a year as the City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation director, Charlie Powers is leaving the department. Powers’ last day is May 24. He and his family will be relocating to his home state of Wyoming. “Our parents are getting older, so it is time to get a little closer to them,” Powers said. Powers was hired as interim director in March 2013 after the retirement of Kodiak’s first director Ian Fulp, who held the ...
May 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingfishers finish season strong
Nathan Schauff, Luke James, Daniel Smith and Talon Lindquist made waves at the AFOC/Alaska Swimming Junior Olympic Championships that concluded Sunday in Anchorage. The Kodiak Kingfishers foursome broke three state relay records for the 13-and 14-year-old division, which paced the squad to a fourth-place finish in the team standings. Lindquist added seven individual titles — two of them state records — and was was...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Earth Day Triathlon deadline is Thursday
The last day to register for the Earth Day Triathlon is Thursday. The triathlon, a Kodiak staple since 1985, is comprised of a 1-kilometer swim at the Kodiak Community Pool (22 laps), a 5-kilometer run and a 20-kilometer bike ride. The race begins at 10 a.m. Run begins and ends at the pool, while the bike ride starts at the pool and goes to Pillar Creek and finishes at Woody Way Field. Last year, Sawyer Olson, 14,...
Apr 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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