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Virgil Hooe

Virgil Hooe is synonymous with volleyball in Alaska, a man who has elevated and influenced the sport more than anyone.

Lefever, Hooe, Brooks and AWG headline Hall’s Class of 2018

Anchorage’s Dolly Lefever didn’t set out to climb all of the highest peaks on each of the seven continents, but that’s exactly what she did. Lefever made mountaineering magic in 1993 when she reached the top of Australia’s Mount Kosciuszko to become the first American woman and third woman ever to conquer the famed Seven… Read more »

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Winners for Inaugural Youth Awards Announced

The talent pool is deep for Alaska high school sports stars, but the cream of the crop always rises to the top. Three teens in particular have been recognized by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame for displaying winning characteristics in competition and demonstrating  championship character in life. Dimond basketball star Alissa Pili, Service cross-country Skimeister… Read more »

Hall of Fame announces winners for 2018 Directors Awards

Winter sports stars and pioneers and a hardcourt success story highlight the Class of 2018 Directors Awards winners. The Directors Awards recipients will be honored at the annual Alaska Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony and reception April 24 at the Anchorage Museum. The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame will be adding Youth Directors’ Awards… 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 »