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Bears fall in nail-biter
With a boisterous Kodiak crowd and the game on the line, Kenai’s Luke Beiser didn’t even flinch. The 6-foot-4 sophomore swished a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds left that lifted the Kardinals to a 48-47 Northern Lights Conference boys basket...
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Walker commits to volleyball and track at Olympic College
It’s a good thing Richelle Walker wasn’t pinning her hopes on receiving a college bowling scholarship. On a recent visit to Olympic College in Washington state, Walker went bowling with the track coach. She didn’t fill the scoresheet with spares o...
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Kodiak boys battle Kenai
After eight straight road games, Kodiak’s boys basketball team plays in front of the home crowd tonight against Kenai. The Northern Lights Conference game tips at 7:30 p.m. Kodiak hasn’t played a home game since beating North Pole on Jan. 9, the f...
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Wasilla girls drop from top spot
The top girls team in the Northern Lights Conference lost its top spot in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. Wasilla dropped to second in the 4A rankings, while Dimond grabbed the No. 1 slot. Ketchikan, East Anchorage and Lathrop r...
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NLC Power Rankings: Setting the record straight
A week ago, I reported an incorrect answer to a trivia question in the Daily Mirror. Turns out Rob Foster scored a Kodiak High School boys basketball record 61 points in a 116-43 win over Homer in Nov. 1971. I reported he scored 63. I should have ...
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Playbook
Playbook: Jan. 22
Friday, Jan. 22 Boys basketball: Kodiak at Juneau-Douglas, 8 p.m.; Kodiak ESS at Wasilla Lake Christian, 2 p.m., and Lumen Christi, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Kodiak at Kenai. C squad, 3 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan...
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Playbook: Sept. 10
Thursday, Sept. 10 Volleyball: Kodiak at Kenai. C squad, 3:30 p.m.; junior varsity, 4:30 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11 Football: Kodiak at North Pole. Junior varsity, 3 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak at Soldotna. C squad, 3:30 p...
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Playbook: Sept. 3
Friday, Sept. 4 Cross country: Kodiak vs. Homer and East Anchorage at Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park. Girls, 5 p.m.; boys, 5:45 p.m. Swimming: Kodiak vs. Colony at the Kodiak Community Swimming Pool, 5 p.m. Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Colony at...
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Playbook: Aug. 21
Saturday, Aug. 22 Cross country: Kodiak at the Tsalteshi Invitational in Soldotna. Football: Kodiak vs. Eagle River at Joe Floyd Track and Field. Junior varsity, 11 a.m.; varsity, 2 p.m.
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Playbook: June 26
Friday, June 26 Baseball: Kodiak American Legion Post 17 vs. Fairbanks 11 at Kosinski Field Complex in Anchorage, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 27 Baseball: Kodiak American Legion Post 17 vs. Fairbanks 30 at Kosinski Field Complex in Anchorage, 2 p.m. ...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scoreboards
NLC football standings
NLC
Overall
Kenai
4-0
6-0
Soldotna
3-0
6-0
Kodiak
1-2
3-2
Houston
1-2
1-4
Homer
1-3
1-4
Skyview
0-3
1-4
Local Sports
Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 8
QUESTION: Kristin Donaldson, a 1993 Kodiak High School graduate, ran cross country for what NCAA Division I school? FRIDAY’S ANSWER: Port Lions beat Selawik to capture the 2003 mixed six state volleyball championship. Zach Strong, Amber Maugham an...
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TEEING OFF: And the Super Bowl winner is ...
Do the football gods believe in storybook endings? They sure do. Seeing John Elway ride into retirement after winning Super Bowl XXXIII — that’s 33 for the Roman numeral challenged — was proof of that. That’s is why Peyton Manning will win Super B...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 5
FRIDAY'S QUESTION: In 2003, Port Lions won the school’s only mixed six state volleyball championship. What team did the Lions beat in the championship match? THURSDAY’S ANSWER: In 1987, Dave Geddes won the inaugural Kodiak Island Golf Championship...
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James McCarthy, two-time winner of the Kodiak Island Golf Championship, died Monday
Kodiak lost a golfing icon on Monday. James McCarthy, a two-time Kodiak Island Golf Champion, died of pancreatic cancer in Kodiak. He was 38. McCarthy, who was also a commercial fisherman, was diagnosed with cancer in 2014. He underwent surgery, c...
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Kodiak sports trivia: Feb. 4
TODAY'S QUESTION: Who won the inaugural Kodiak Island Golf Championship in 1987? WEDNESDAY’S ANSWER: In 1972, Kodiak, Eielson, Palmer and Chugiak participated in the Class A State Basketball Tournament at Kodiak High School. Top-seeded Kodiak was ...
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Teeing Off
Teeing Off: A Super Bowl therapy session with Gizmo
Surprisingly, the Clarkston household has handled Seattle’s devastating Super Bowl XLIX defeat pretty good. The carton of ice cream I purchased after the game is still half full and Gizmo is starting to get pep in his step. In the seven stages of ...
Feb 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: Gizmo's picks puts him on the naughty list
It’s Christmas time and Gizmo is on my naughty list. How did he get there you ask? Well, let me tell you. I thought the pup was a Seattle Seahawks fan, that was until Thursday afternoon when he made his Week 14 NFL picks. Gizmo did the unthinkable...
Dec 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing Off: A list of what Gizmo is thankful for
Since Thanksgiving was a day ago, it makes sense to turn this into a column full of thanks. What did you expect? An investigative piece on the proper way to cook a turkey. According to San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, it is all about the te...
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teeing off: ‘Flames’ will always be remembered
It’s been several years since my last column — Teeing Off — appeared in the sports section of the Kodiak Daily Mirror. I didn’t want my return to come like this, but it is. A few weeks ago, Kodiak lost a young ballplayer, one who I had the pleasur...
Aug 09, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 743 743 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Photo of the Day
A rodeo participant competes in the barrel race during Saturday’s Kodiak State Fair and Rodeo at the Kodiak Fairgrounds. ~ Derek Clarkston/Kodiak Daily Mirror
A rodeo participant competes in the barrel race during Saturday’s Kodiak State Fair and Rodeo at the Kodiak Fairgrounds. ~ Derek Clarkston/Kodiak Daily Mirror
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