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CHASING HISTORY: Thomet eyes state records
At 6-foot-1, Keith Osowski towers over Levi Thomet. There is no question that Osowski would school Thomet on the basketball court. But, when it comes to running it is Thomet that is doing the schooling. “My stride is two times longer than his, but...
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Kodiak boys favored for title
Kodiak’s boys track and field team will be vying for its third title since 2007 when the 4A state championships begin today at Dimond High School. And there is a good shot that when the dust settles Saturday evening that the Bears will be standing...
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Kodiak baseball falls in semifinals
A disastrous third inning washed away Kodiak’s chances of claiming its first Southcentral Conference baseball title since 2011. Soldotna scored five runs on three errors, two hit batters and one walk in the third inning and rolled past Kodiak 11-4...
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Kodika softball battles for state
Kodiak’s softball team closes out regular-season play with a two-game series against Soldotna that starts today at East Addition Park. Today’s game starts at 5 p.m., while Saturday’s begins at 2 p.m. Both games count in the Northern Lights Confere...
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SHOOTING FOR STATE: Kodiak enters conference tournament as No. 1 seed
Last year’s heartbreaking regional loss to Colony still lingers in the minds of mostly everybody involved with the Kodiak High School baseball program. Up four runs and five outs away from clinching a berth to the state tournament, the Bears commi...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook
Playbook: May 28
Thursday, May 28 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Houston at the Southcentral Conference Championsips at Bumpus Ball Fields in Wasilla, 1 p.m. Friday, May 29 Baseball: Kodiak at the Southcentral Conference Championships at Houston High School. Softball: Kodia...
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Playbook: May 22
Friday, May 22 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla, 3 p.m., and Colony, 6 p.m. at Hermon Brothers Field in Palmer. Soccer: Kodiak at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Colony/Palmer high schools. Softball: Kodiak vs. Dimond at East Addition ...
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Playbook: May 21
Thursday, May 21 Baseball: Kodiak at Wasilla. Junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Soccer: Kodiak vs. Colony at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Colony High School, 1 p.m. Friday, May 22 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla, 3 p.m., and ...
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Playbook: May 20
Thursday, May 21 Baseball: Kodiak at Wasilla. Junior varsity, 4 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m. Soccer: Kodiak vs. Colony at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Colony High School, 1 p.m. Friday, May 22 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Wasilla, 3 p.m., and ...
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Playbook: May 14
Thursday, May 14 Softball: Kodiak at Kenai. Junior varsity, 1 p.m.; varsity, 3 and 5 p.m. Friday, May 15 Baseball: Kodiak vs. Houston at Baranof Field, 5 p.m. Softball: Kodiak at Homer. Junior varsity, 4 and 6 p.m.; varsity, 4 and 6 p.m. Track: Ko...
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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
Gauna to step into the cage in local MMA event
When Steven Gauna started training with local mixed martial art fighters, he never anticipated getting in the cage. But, that is exactly where he will be Saturday night. Gauna, a former Kodiak High School wrestling and running star, will be boutin...
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Larsen wins tournament
Brett Larsen captured the Crab Festival Golf Tournament Sunday at Bear Valley Golf Course. Larsen, a past winner of the Kodiak Island Golf Championship, fired a 77 over 18 holes to top runner-up Dustin Roberson by three strokes. Nick Cavallero won...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crab Festival races: Saltonstall overcomes health issues
Nearly four hours after finishing the sweat-induced Pasaghsak to Kodiak bike ride, Richard Saltonstall joked that the secret to his success was because he could not feel his right leg. He probably wasn’t alone. But he more than likely was the only...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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KMS track breaks record
A Kodiak Middle School track and field record came tumbling down over the weekend. The foursome of Hannah Villaroya, Halle Blair, Ella Raisley and Garly Glover posted a new school record for the girls’ 800-meter relay with a time of 2 minutes, 1.4...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunbar third at USATF road mile
Former Kodiak standout Trevor Dunbar raced his way to a nice payday Thursday in Minnesota. Dunbar, a professional runner for Nike, pocketed $1,800 with a third-place finish in the USATF 1-Mile Road Championships in Minneapolis. The 2009 KHS gradua...
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 41 41 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 | 53 53 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 | 52 52 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 | 688 688 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Photo of the Day
Jordan Foster of Big Ballin’ goes up to block a kill attempt by Derrick Magnuson of Scrappy in the A Division championship game of the City League Volleyball Christmas Tournament Monday at Kodiak High School. Big Ballin won 20-25, 25-17, 25-19, 25-13. (Derek Clarkston photo)
Jordan Foster of Big Ballin’ goes up to block a kill attempt by Derrick Magnuson of Scrappy in the A Division championship game of the City League Volleyball Christmas Tournament Monday at Kodiak High School. Big Ballin won 20-25, 25-17, 25-19, 25-13. (Derek Clarkston photo)
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