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Kodiaks wins three-game series with Chugiak
A weekend that started with freezing feet and soggy shirts ended with sleeveless arms and sunglasses. Welcome to April baseball in Kodiak. In what might have been the earliest high school baseball games played on the island, Kodiak took two out of three games against Chugiak at Baranof Field. The weekend didn’t start out rosy for Kodiak as the Bears dropped Friday’s series opener 18-11 in a five-inning game played...
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Ranney making push for local senior games
Cecil Ranney is in the beginning stages of organizing a local senior games. The longtime Kodiak resident is holding an organizational meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Kodiak Senior Center. He hopes to generate enough interest within the over 50 crowd to put on a senior games in the fall. “I feel that a little friendly competition, organized, is good incentive for folks to get out and work out,” Ranney said. Rann...
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Alumni update: Dunbar debuts in 10K
Trevor Dunbar ran his first 10,000-meter race in a University of Oregon uniform Friday at the Stanford Invitational in California. The Oregon senior finished 23rd with a time of 28 minutes, 52.39 seconds. Dunbar ran a controlled race with his teammates Edward Cheserek and Parker Stinson, who both finished a second ahead of him in 21st and 22nd place. All three were under the region automatic qualifying time of 29:...
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Thomet zooms into new season
Kodiak’s Levi Thomet zoomed into the 2014 track and field season with a career-best time in the 3,200-meters at the Big C Relays at the Dome in Anchorage. The junior clocked a 9-minute, 9.96-second time to win Friday’s eight-lap event by 40 seconds. Thomet’s previous-best time was 9:11.30. Thomet, last year’s 1,600 and 3,200 state champion, joined forces with Levi Fried, Andrew Caballa and Anthony Rubina to claim ...
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Pro-Build bowling tourney is Sunday
The island’s most anticipated — and lucrative — bowling tournament is Sunday. The fourth Pro-Build Championship Tournament begins at 11 a.m. at Tropic Lanes. The tournament showcases a pair of oil patterns used on the Professional Bowlers Association tour, which offer more of a challenge than league oil patterns do. The bowler who best figures out the lanes will capture a first-place prize of $1,000, although that...
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Local Results: April 4
Bowling Tuesday, March 25 Coed league Men: Scratch game — Stefan Macahilas, 266; Rod Kiefer, 256; Takeshi Oki, 238. Scratch series — Stefan Macahilas, 737; Rod Kiefer, 672; Philip Obas, 628. Handicap game — Stefan Macahilas, 295; Derek Clarkston, 289; Corey Pedersen, 277; Randy Ensign, 277. Handicap game – Stefan Macahilas, 824; Derek Clarkston, 752; Rod Kiefer, 732. Women: Scratch game — Jennifer Gunderson, 216; ...
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Sophomores lead girls squad into track season
Hit hard by graduation, longtime Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar will rely on sophomores Richelle Walker and Zoe Bigley to anchor Kodiak’s girls track and field team through the beginning of the season. The 5-foot-10 Walker displayed her versatility in the team’s blue and gold meet Friday by pulling off a rare feat with wins in the shot put, the discus, the high jump and the 100-meter run. “She is just very athletic,” ...
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Alumni update: Strong competes for New Mexico State
Former Port Lions running star Katie Strong competed at the Bobcat Invitational Thursday in San Marcos, Texas. The New Mexico State University junior placed 14th in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 11 minutes, 3.5 seconds and 21st in the 1,500 with a time of 5:05.53. This is Strong’s first season running for New Mexico State University. After graduating from Port Lions in 2011, she spent her first two collegiate...
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Rock Island Rollers prepare for Saturday bout
DAILY MIRROR STAFF The Rock Island Rollers first bout of 2014 is Saturday. The Kodiak roller derby team is splitting into two teams, the Xtratuffs and the Fireweed Honeys, and scrimmaging each other starting at 6 p.m. at the Kodiak Middle School gym. Doors open at 5 p.m. A vendor village in the middle school auditorium also begins at 5 p.m., while Island Style Entertainment will provide the music. The bout is divi...
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Local results: March 28
Bowling Tuesday, March 18 Coed league Men: Scratch game — Alvin Arboleda, 299; Steve Tyner, 266; Jeff Kiefer, 256. Scratch series — Alvin Arboleda, 847; Jeff Kiefer, 726; Steve Tyner, 693. Handicap game — Jeremy Pippin, 343; Alvin Arboleda, 323; Steve Tyner, 289. Handicap series — Jeremy Pippin, 940; Alvin Arboleda, 919; Jeff Kiefer, 783. Women: Scratch game — Ruth Barton, 203; Ruth Hentges, 201; Mona Johnson, 190...
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