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Post 17 splits doubleheader with Fairbanks
Kodiak Post 17 split an American Legion varsity baseball league doubleheader with Fairbanks 11 Wednesday in Anchorage. Offense was showcased in both games. Kodiak took the opener, 22-11, while Fairbanks stole the second game, 16-6. The split left Kodiak with an 8-6 league record and in fourth-place in the eight-team National Division with 38 points, a point ahead of Kenai. Post 17 trails Chugiak (53 points), Eagle...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little League All-Stars knocked out of finals
DAILY MIRROR STAFF Kodiak's Major Little League All-Star baseball team's run at the District I Finals came to an end Wednesday evening in Eagle River with a 12-2 loss to Knik in a consolation game. Kodiak heads home with a 4-3 tournament record, just a year after going 0-4. "The boys represented their community very well and were competitive with the larger Anchorage teams," coach Les James wrote in a text message...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Majors fall in District I Finals
Late-inning errors cost the Kodiak Major Little League All-Star baseball team in the opening-round of the District I Finals Monday in Eagle River. Leading by two over Anchorage-West in the fifth, Kodiak committed two errors that led to four runs and an 11-9 loss that dropped the team to the consolation bracket. Kodiak played Anchorage-Military late Tuesday night in an elimination game. The winner plays at 7 p.m. t...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legion begins road trip
Kodiak Post 17 begins a seven-game in five-day road trip with a league doubleheader against Fairbanks 11 today in Anchorage. The first contest begins at 12:30 p.m., followed by the second game at 3:30 p.m. On Thursday, Kodiak plays South Anchorage in a nonleague game at 6:30 p.m. That is followed with a league doubleheader against Fairbanks 30 that begins at 12:30 p.m. on Friday. Kodiak finishes the 28-game regula...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 sweeps Bartlett
It took four attempts, but Post 17 finally broke out the brooms at home. In its last home weekend of the season, Kodiak swept Bartlett in an American Legion varsity doubleheader Saturday at Baranof Field. Kodiak took the first contest, 8-7, on a Jon LeVan walk-off RBI single in the ninth, while Sam Bennett tossed a complete-game gem that gave Post 17 a 5-1 win in the nightcap. Kodiak finished its home league seaso...
Jul 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Majors advance to District I Finals
For the first time since 2012, Kodiak’s Major Little League baseball all-star team is headed to the District I Finals. Kodiak punched its ticket to the next round by beating Anchorage Military, 4-3, and Palmer, 9-6, in pool play over the weekend in Anchorage. Kodiak finished second in the five-team pool with a 3-1 record. The team opens the District I Finals double-elimination tournament at 6:45 p.m. today against...
Jul 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunbar sets another state record
Trevor Dunbar’s professional career couldn’t have started any better. A few days after clocking a sub-4 minute mile, the Kodiak High School graduate recorded the fastest 3,000-meter time in Alaska history at the Morton Games in Dublin, Ireland. Dunbar finished second in the 20-man field with a time of 7 minutes, 45.09 seconds — personal-best by six seconds. Dunbar’s time topped Don Clary’s 1982 time of 7:46.2. Dun...
Jul 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flashing the leather
Baseball gloves come in all forms and have been around since the late 1800s. There are outfield gloves, infield gloves, first baseman gloves and catcher mitts. The common thread is that all gloves are cherished by their users. “There is a bond between a player and his mitt,” Kodiak Post 17’s Brandan Pickett said. “You can’t use somebody else’s mitt, it just doesn’t feel right.” Pickett totes around two gloves — a ...
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little League all-star games postponed
Both the Kodiak Major and Junior all-star squads got an unexpected day off Thursday. Both teams’ District I pool play games in Anchorage were canceled because of unplayable field conditions. That makes two consecutive days without games for the Majors, Kodiak’s 11- and 12-year-old all-star team. Kodiak was supposed to play Anchorage-Military. The Majors stand at 1-1 and in third-place in the five-team pool. Knik i...
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 17 finishes home season against Bartlett
Kodiak Post 17 concludes its home season with a four-game series against Bartlett beginning at 6:30 p.m. today at Baranof Field. Today’s and Sunday’s series finale at 11 a.m. are both nonleague games. Saturday’s doubleheader that begins at 12:30 p.m. consists of two league games. Kodiak stands at 5-5 in the league play (7-10 overall) and is in sixth-place in the National Division with 25 points. Bartlett is 8-3 in...
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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