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Bill Spencer

Bill Spencer has a knack for leaving his mark in permanent ink. Once he sets a standard for greatness – something else he has a knack for – it seems to last forever. In a race where Alaska legends are made, few names are etched more deeply in Mount Marathon lore than Spencer’s, whose records are recited with reverence every summer as the annual mountain run in Seward approaches.

Athlete of the Week

Congrats to this week’s winner! Presley Piliati October 16th, 2020 Anchorage football player Presley Piliati anchored a devastating defense in a 23-3 win that moved Dickinson State University to 5-0 for the first time since 2010. The senior defensive lineman and East High graduate made a season-high seven tackles and added his first sack of… Read more »

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Alaska Sports Hall of Fame events scheduled Thursday, Friday

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame has assembled many of Alaska’s greatest athletes for its 10th anniversary this week, a group that includes Olympians, Native sports icons, mainstream athletes, mushers, mountaineers and many more. A free community celebration from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the Alaska Airlines Center kicks off the festivities. “It is going to… Read more »

The List

People George Attla Chad Bentz Carlos Boozer Red Boucher Holly Brooks John Brown Martin Buser Susan Butcher Mario Chalmers Don Clary Corey Cogdell Janay DeLoach  Herb Didrickson Rosey Fletcher Scott Gomez Jeannie Hebert-Truax Virgil Hooe Nicole Johnston Reggie Joule Nina Kemppel Jeff King Trajan Langdon Wally Leask Hilary Lindh Lance Mackey Dick Mize Tommy Moe… Read more »

World champ Jornet confirms plans to run Mount Marathon

Alaska’s famed Mount Marathon race in Seward took a major step forward two years ago when Eric Strabel of Anchorage shattered the race’s 32-year-old course record. The three-time champ believes the race will evolve even more this summer after world champion Kilian Jornet of Spain announced his plans to run Mount Marathon on July 4…. Read more »