Posts Tagged: Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

Thanks for Voting!

December 1, 2018

Thank you to the 1,895 people who went to our voting page and helped select the people,  moments, events to be inducted into the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2019.  The  selection panel meets to review the public voting results and submissions  before casting their own ballots on December 2nd. The new class of… Read more »

Pili, Schumacher, Furlong honored with inaugural Youth Awards

April 25, 2018

The talent pool is deep for Alaska high school sports stars, but the cream of the crop always rises to the top. Three teens in particular have been recognized by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame for displaying winning characteristics in competition and demonstrating championship character in life. Dimond basketball star Alissa Pili, Service cross-country… Read more »

Winners for Inaugural Youth Awards Announced

April 3, 2018

The talent pool is deep for Alaska high school sports stars, but the cream of the crop always rises to the top. Three teens in particular have been recognized by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame for displaying winning characteristics in competition and demonstrating  championship character in life. Dimond basketball star Alissa Pili, Service cross-country Skimeister… Read more »

Hall of Fame announces winners for 2018 Directors Awards

March 15, 2018

Winter sports stars and pioneers and a hardcourt success story highlight the Class of 2018 Directors Awards winners. The Directors Awards recipients will be honored at the annual Alaska Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony and reception April 24 at the Anchorage Museum. The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame will be adding Youth Directors’ Awards… Read more »

Lefever, Hooe, Brooks and AWG headline Hall’s Class of 2018

December 7, 2017

Anchorage’s Dolly Lefever didn’t set out to climb all of the highest peaks on each of the seven continents, but that’s exactly what she did. Lefever made mountaineering magic in 1993 when she reached the top of Australia’s Mount Kosciuszko to become the first American woman and third woman ever to conquer the famed Seven… Read more »

Buser, King, Johnston headline Class of ’17 induction ceremony

April 27, 2017

A couple of champions from the famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and a legend from the Native Games world are headed to the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame. Dog mushing moguls Martin Buser and Jeff King joined World Eskimo Indian Olympics icon Nicole Johnston as individuals inducted with the Class of 2017 at tonight’s… Read more »

Catching up with 2009 Hall of Fame inductee Hilary Lindh

April 25, 2017

Three-time Olympic alpine skier Hilary Lindh of Juneau recently left her hometown and moved to Whitefish, Montana, where she accepted a job as an environmental specialist with a civil engineering firm. She left behind some of her things in storage, even a piece of her heart. “It will always be my home no matter where… Read more »

Alaska Sports Hall of Fame to usher in Class of 2017 next week

April 19, 2017

All are invited to meet and honor the Class of 2017 Thursday, April 27, from 7-9pm at the Anchorage Museum atrium in downtown Anchorage. The ceremony and reception is free and open to the public and will feature the enshrinement of 2017 Inductees and presentation of the annual Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Directors’ Awards. Iditarod… Read more »