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Pfister, Arndt, Ellsworth, Rocheleau win four swimming titles
A quartet of Kodiak swimmers had an Alaska Junior Olympics Championships to remember. Brayden Pfister, Micah Arndt, Lucas Ellsworth and Ian Rocheleau teamed together to win every relay in the 11-and 12-year-old boys’ division at the four-day championships that concluded Sunday at Bartlett High School. The foursome won the 200-yard freestyle relay (1 minute, 54.15 seconds), the 400 free relay (4:09.21), the 200 med...
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pillans second at state
A Kodiak resident nearly claimed a racquetball state title over the weekend. Scott Pillans was the runner-up in the men’s elite/A singles tournament at the 2016 Alaska State Racquetball Championships, held April 20-23 in Anchorage. Pillans, the fifth seed, lost to second-seeded Fredrick Pedro in the championship match. He worked his way to the finals with victories over David Anderson, Scott English and top-seeded...
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nummer nets two titles
Josh Nummer scored a pair of first-place finishes to pace the Kodiak Kid Club Wrestling team at the Arctic Warriors Ultimate Challenge, April 8-9 in Wasilla. Nummer, wrestling in the cadet division in the 135- through 144-pound class, went 11-0 in the Greco Roman and freestyle tournaments. Truxton Troxell picked up a Greco title in the schoolboy division in the 174- through 188-pound class. In the freestyle compet...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Morin leads Kodiak bowlers into state
Over the next three days, a contingent of Kodiak bowlers are competing at the Alaska Youth State Tournament in Wasilla. Leading the way is Josh Morin, the oldest of Kodiak’s participants. The Kodiak High School senior is making his eighth appearance at the state tournament. “The first time I ever went to a state tournament, I was a little intimidated because there was so much space and so many kids. I was really n...
Apr 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pasion conquers Spenard tourney
It’s a good thing Rhubie Pasion didn’t realize that her second to last shot was the deciding factor in the sixth Spenard Builders Supply Pro-Build Championship Tournament. It would have definitely made her more nervous than she already was. Pasion calmed her nerves long enough to convert a 6-10 spare in the 10th frame to secure a 203-191 (handicap score) victory over Brett Olson in the championship bowling match S...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bowling tourney set for Sunday
One of Kodiak’s richest bowling tournaments takes place Sunday at Tropic Lanes. The sixth Spenard Builders Supply Pro-Build Championships begins at 1 p.m. The tournament is different than most held in Kodiak because of the difficulty of the oil patters. “It is one of the fairest tournaments,” co-tournament founder Stefan Machalias told the Daily Mirror in 2012. “Nobody has an advantage. A lot of people don’t under...
Apr 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cawley, Forsman roll to bowling titles
A pair of Kodiakans made a mark at their first appearance at the Alaska Women’s Bowling Association State Championships. Pamla Cawley and Barbara Forsman teamed together to capture the division III doubles title at the state championships in March at Eagle River Bowl. The Kodiak duo knocked down a handicap total of 1,582 pins in a three-game series to finish 38 pins ahead of the runner-ups. In the same category, K...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fried collects 1,500 win
Kodiak’s Levi Fried had a career day on the track Saturday at the Tom Benich Classic in Greeley, Colorado. The Black Hills State University freshman breezed to victory in the men’s 1,500-meter run with a personal-best time of 4 minutes, 2.86 seconds, nearly five seconds quicker than his previous best mark. The 2015 Kodiak High School graduate and school record-holder in the 800 was two seconds faster than the runn...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wandersee, UAA in Division II title game
Kodiak’s Hannah Wandersee has played in big games before. Two years ago, she helped lead the Kodiak High School girls’ basketball team to the program’s first state title in two decades with a 65-41 win over Colony in the 4A championship game. That win capped a perfect 27-0 season. On Monday, Wandersee gets a chance at another title as a freshman on the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team. The Se...
Apr 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: Nothing tops Opening Day
Three days until the greatest day in the year. Three looonnnngggg days. Major League Baseball’s Opening Day is the grandest opening day in all of sports. The pageantry is outstanding; ballparks decked in pennants and filled with optimism. It is the day that every fan asks, “is this the year that (insert team) make it all the way?” As a follow of the Mariners, my hopes get dashed by June — Seattle hasn’t made the p...
Apr 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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