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Finalists named for Trajan Langdon Award, Joe Floyd Award

In a time defined by adversity, the worst brought out the best in the finalists for the Trajan Langdon Award. The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors has selected finalists for the award that honors leadership, sportsmanship and inspiration. In the adult category, Alaska School Activities Association executive director Billy Strickland had to… Read more »

Finalists announced for 2020 Trajan Langdon Youth Award

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame announced the finalists for the 2020 Trajan Langdon Youth Award. Judah Eason, Ninilchik – Eason, a Native Youth Olympics champion from Ninilchik, has been a youth leader in Native sports since his first competition. He would rather be coaching than competing, but knows that through friendly competition he can… Read more »

Trajan Langdon

Trajan is the first Alaskan to play in the NBA after being drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1999. Trajan led his East High School team in Anchorage to three consecutive Alaska large-school state championships. Trajan then had an All-American career at Duke University, where he set records for 3-point shooting, and played in the NCAA… Read more »

Trajan Langdon

A basketball prodigy renowned for his hard work, Trajan Langdon single-handedly raised the profile of Alaska high school basketball in the Lower 48 states with his prowess as a 6-foot-3, barrier-breaking guard for East High School in Anchorage during the 1990s. In his four seasons starting for the Thunderbirds, Langdon led his team to three consecutive Alaska large-school state championships and became the first player in state history to be selected player-of-the-year three times.