Posts Tagged: Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

Mize, Pease, Brown headline Hall’s Class of ’15

December 8, 2014

Three athletes with remarkable resumes within their respective sports headline the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015 announced at a press conference today. Olympic biathlete and Anchorage Nordic skiing pioneer Dick Mize, Ketchikan basketball icon John Brown and mountain running legend Nancy Pease will be the next inductees into the Hall. Soldotna’s Michaela… Read more »

Alaska loses radio legend with passing of Dick Lobdell

February 19, 2014

If you have ever listened to the radio in Alaska, there’s a good chance you heard Dick Lobdell’s voice. And chances are you never forgot him. For those of us lucky enough to know the man behind the mic, Lobdell was as warm and as friendly as his dulcet voice. For more than 40 years… Read more »

Meet and greet Olympic hero Billy Mills, Wednesday Jan. 29

January 20, 2014

The author of one of the greatest moments in Olympic history, American Billy Mills stunned the world by winning the gold medal in the 10,000 meters at the 1964 Tokyo Games. Since then he has toured the country telling his inspirational story. He will here Wednesday night, Jan. 29, at Bear Tooth Theatrepub. Mills will… Read more »

Hall of Fame Class of ’14 draws near record voters

December 6, 2013

A total of 1,600 people voted for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2014, the third highest vote total in the eight-year history of the Hall. Last year 1,750 people voted. The record is 2,000. “We received a great deal of positive feedback from the public about the voting process,” said executive director… Read more »

Hall of Fame voting for Class of 2014 ends Wednesday

December 2, 2013

Don’t forget to vote! You have until midnight AST on Wednesday to help select the people, moments and events to be inducted into the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2014. Visit the vote page on the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame’s homepage and submit your choices. The accumulative public vote will be the… Read more »