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Thomet’s 2-mile one of the fastest
Nearly a week after his historic performance at the New Balance High School Championships, Levi Thomet would change only one thing from that race — his move to the front. With 400 meters to go in the indoor two-mile race at the Armory building in ...
Mar 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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State hoops: Colony girls defeat Wasilla
Wasilla topped Colony three times prior to the state tournament, but it was the Knights who won when it mattered the most. Behind a 19-point second quarter, Colony edged Wasilla, 45-42, in the opening round of the girls’ 4A state basketball tourna...
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4A state begins today
Kodiak’s reign as the defending 4A girls basketball state champions is about to come to an end. With the Bears not qualifying for this year’s state tournament, a new champion will be crowned Saturday at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. Eight teams wil...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Siblings shatter state swim records
The sibling duo of Thana and Talon Lindquist combined to shatter four state swimming records at the Speedo Sectionals in Federal Way, Washington. Talon, a Kodiak High School freshman, broke three state records for the 15- and 16-year-old age group...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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All-state basketball teams announced
Kodiak basketball was left out of this year’s all-state teams. The Bears and the ESS Ravens did not get a player voted to the Alaska Roof Coatings/Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches all-state teams that was announced over the weekend. The 4A...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook
Parks and Rec
Aquatics April Fools Challenge Be the first to swim 40 miles in the month of April and get a free month pass. Everyone that swims 40 miles in April will receive a free week. Stop by for details or to sign up. Daily Schedule: Following is the daily...
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Playbook: March 5
Thursday, March 5 Boys Basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at the Northern Lights Conference Championships at Kenai, 3 p.m. Kodiak ESS at the Peninsula Conference Championships at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage. Girls Basketball: Kodiak vs. Palm...
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook: March 4
Wednesday, March 4 Boys Basketball: Kodiak ESS vs. Cook Inlet Academy at the Peninsula Conference Championships at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5 Boys Basketball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at the Northern Lights Confer...
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playbook: March 2
Wednesday, March 4 Boys Basketball: Kodiak ESS vs. Cook Inlet Academy at the Peninsula Conference Championships at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage, 6:30 p.m.
Mar 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks and Rec: Feb. 27-March 6
Aquatics Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule for the pool. Friday, Feb. 27 Morning Lap 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Noon Lap 11 — 1 p.m. Evening Open 6:30 – 8 p.m. Evening Lap 8 – 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 Lap/Aerobics 1:30 — 3 p.m. Masters Swim 10...
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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
Local Results: March 27
Kodiak Island Bowling Association Tuesday Co-ed March 17 Men: Scratch game — Matt Kiefer, 267; Tommy Johnson, 256; Philip Obas, 235. Scratch series — Matt Kiefer, 761; Philip Obas, 674; Dave Smith, 652. Handicap game — Matt Kiefer, 282; Tommy John...
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group creates four-wheeler race
Alaska is known for its extreme races. There is the Iditarod, the Iron Dog and Mount Marathon. Now you can add another one to the list — the Ididarock. A group of Kodiak residents has created the Ididarock, an approximately 45-mile four-wheeler te...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riders enjoy new skate ramps at Baranof Park
It had been half a year since Elrik Hanson had picked up a skateboard. He got reacquainted with his board in a big way Monday afternoon. Hanson and a few of his buddies spent three hours testing the new ramps at Baranof Park. After several success...
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Horn finishes regular season
Alysa Horn helped move Osnabruck into first place in the Northern Division standings of the Bundesliga second division women’s basketball league in Germany on Sunday. The former Kodiak and University of Alaska Anchorage star scored 10 points and g...
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bowlers compete in Juneau
Joyce Gregory and Ruth Hentges led a contingent of Kodiak ladies at the 55th Alaska State Women’s Bowling Association Tournament. The two combined for five individual top-10 finishes in the tournament that concluded earlier this month in Juneau. G...
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 22 22 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 | 33 33 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 | 32 32 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 | 669 669 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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