Former University of Oregon running star Trevor Dunbar returned to his old stomping grounds and put on a show. Dunbar and current NCAA champion and former teammate Edward Cheserek crushed it on the track en route to crushing the field in the men’s 3,000 meters at historic Hayward Field. Cheserek won in 7:57.97. Dunbar was… Read more »
Runners and skiers headline the list of names for the 2014 Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Directors’ Awards. The recipients were selected by the ASHOF board of directors based on consideration for their contributions, actions and achievements in sports over the past year or recent years. They will be recognized along with the Class of 2014… Read more »
Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar of the University of Portland cross country team placed third at the West Coast Conference Championships in Belmont, Calif. Dunbar, a junior, clocked an 8K time of 23:51 to earn all-conference honors. His time would have beaten the previous course record of 24:20. Now the record belongs to BYU’s Miles Batty, who… Read more »
Kodiak’s Levi Thomet made a little history in the 5,000 meters at the Oregon State High Performance meet in Corvallis, Oregon. The University of Oregon freshman used a strong finish to outkick one runner down the stretch and nearly catch another before finishing with a terrific third-place showing out of a 40-man field that featured… Read more »
Congrats to this week’s winner! Jack Bartlett July 16th, 2021 Anchorage’s Jack Bartlett rewrote the history book at the U.S. Powerlifting Association National Championship. The 270-pound 17-year-old set six world records for the 15-to-19 age group and 125-kilogram weight class. Bartlett finished with a personal best total weight of 1,587 pounds in the squat, bench… Read more »
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Alaska’s first Olympic runner, Don Clary starred at Anchorage’s East High.
They come to the auditorium at the Anchorage Museum one night each year to be celebrated for fantastic feats or remarkable careers — sometimes both — and yet they never make it about themselves, and that grace only endears them to us more. The annual Alaska Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony honors the greats…. Read more »