Hall of Fame induction ceremony set for March 5

January 5, 2015

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame ceremony to honor the Class of 2015 inductees and annual Directors’ Awards winners will be held on Thursday, March 5 at the Anchorage Museum auditorium at 625 C Street in downtown Anchorage.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a receiving-line reception to follow in the museum atrium.

In the case of overflow seating in the auditorium, there will be a catered live-stream viewing of the event in the atrium with a hosted bar.

The induction class includes Olympic biathlete and Anchorage Nordic Skiing pioneer Dick Mize, Ketchikan basketball icon John Brown, and Mountain running legend Nancy Pease.

Soldotna’s Michaela Hutchison’s groundbreaking state wrestling championship in 2006, to become the first girl in the nation to win an outright high school wrestling will be honored in the “Moment” category.

The grueling Iron Dog snowmobile will be recognized in the “Event” category.