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Volleyball club opens up to younger students

Volleyball. (Photo via pxhere) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The volleyball community is opening up to a younger group of future athletes. Kodiak Island Volleyball Club coach Merissa Koller-Williams says, starting after Thanksgiving, the club will teach volleyball basics to kids in third through fifth grade. “Basically, in our community, there’s no opportunities to play until you get into sixth grade. So, the …

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Athlete Brings Back Gold From Special Olympics Unified Sports Bowling State Championships

Kayla Desroches/KMXT One local athlete recently returned victorious from a bowling competition in Anchorage. Chris Kavanaugh, who’s been participating in Special Olympics since he was a little kid, won 2 gold medals and a silver medal at the Special Olympics Unified Sports Bowling State Championships. In an interview with KMXT, Kavanaugh gave some insight into how he reached his peak …

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