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Hutchison, Apodaca lose World berths [Wrestling]

A pair of Alaska women over the weekend came up just short in their bid to compete on Team USA at next month’s Women’s World Championships later in Canada. Soldotna’s Michaela Hutchison and Chugiak’s Melissa Apodaca each finished fourth in their respective weight classes during competition Saturday in Colorado Springs, Colo. Hutchison, a 2008 graduate… Read more »

Hutchison wins Olympic Trials tune-up [Wrestling]

Soldotna’s Michaela Hutchison won her weight class for the second straight year at the Women’s University Nationals over the weekend in Oklahoma City. The four-time All-American for Oklahoma City University defeated Sarah Hildebrandt of Granger, Ind., in the finals, 1-0, 1-0 at 121 pounds. Hutchison, of Skyview High fame, is a three-time WCWA women’s college… Read more »

Hutchison as gracious as good (Wrestling)

Raised to be humble and stay modest, it’s no surprise Michaela Hutchison of Soldotna doesn’t consider her star-studded wrestling career to be a big deal. But everyone else does. The 21-year-old, 121-pound junior at Oklahoma City University is a two-time reigning national champion for the NAIA school and one of the toughest pound-for-pound wrestlers in… Read more »

Bartelli tops Boise State in wins (Wrestling)

After compiling an incredible 170 victories en route to winning three Alaska state titles at Wasilla High School, Alan Bartelli struggled as a college underclassman. He lost more matches in his first two years at Boise State University (27) than he did during his entire prep career (20). Now a junior, the Alaskan seems to… Read more »

Friday Flashback

Friday Flashback Take a trip down memory lane Friday Flashback is an ongoing series created by Alaska Sports Blog editor Van Williams that looks back on great Alaska athletes from the past. The ultimate pocket passer, Conor Feckley of Anchorage picked apart defenses on the gridiron with surgical precision. The quarterback threw for nearly 12,000… Read more »

Induction Ceremony set for Tonight!

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame ceremony to honor the Class of 2015 inductees and annual Directors’ Awards winners will take place tonight 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 7:30-9pm with a receiving-line reception to follow in… Read more »

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

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 »