Posts By: Harlow Robinson

2022 Directors’ Awards Winners to be honored at ceremony on April 21st

April 15, 2022

The 2022 Directors’ Awards winners will be presented with their plaques recognizing them as Alaska’s most outstanding athletes of this past year at the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame ceremony and banquet, April 21st, 7-9pm at the Anchorage Museum atrium. The event is free and open to the public.         Below is… Read more »

Jacoby nets Alaska Athlete of Week honors after setting national records

October 10, 2021

Seward’s Lydia Jacoby was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after setting back-back-back national junior records at the FINA World Cup swim meet in Berlin. The 17-year-old Olympic champion placed second in Sunday’s 50-meter breaststroke with a personal-best time of 30.04, with sets a new record for Americans 18 or younger. The previous day Jacoby turned… Read more »

Pilcher puts up big numbers, named Alaska Athlete of the Week

October 3, 2021

Anchorage quarterback Qyntyn Pilcher was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after a historic day passing and running the the football. The sophomore signal caller lead Sierra College to a 63-37 victory over San Joaquin Delta with 203 passing yards and a career-high 105 rushing yards in a Lamar Jackson-like performance. The West Anchorage grad completed 10… Read more »

Anchorage runner Dalton named Alaska Athlete of the Week

September 27, 2021

Anchorage runner Anna Dalton was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after setting a new Equinox Marathon women’s record. Dalton’s time of 3:07:22 knocked nearly eight minutes off Christy Marvin’s mark of 3:15:06, set in 2018. She was one of four women to run faster than the previous women’s record in one of Alaska’s oldest… Read more »

Redington QB Bowman named Alaska Athlete of the Week

September 20, 2021

Redington High School quarterback Wayde Bowman was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after a career day in a 68-14 victory over Kenai Central. The 6-foot-4 senior completed 26 of 34 passes, racked up 511 passing yards and threw for eight touchdowns in the win. He is only the third Alaskan to surpass 500 yards passing… Read more »

Dalton shatters Equinox Marathon record on historic day

September 18, 2021

Anna Dalton is the new Equinox Marathon women’s record holder. On a postcard-perfect fall Saturday in Fairbanks, the Anchorage runner was one of four women to run faster than the previous women’s record in one of Alaska’s oldest and most storied footraces. Dalton’s time of 3:07:22 knocked nearly eight minutes Christy Marvin’s mark of 3:15:06,… Read more »

Juneau runner Tuckwood named Alaska Athlete of the Week

September 13, 2021

Juneau’s Sadie Tuckwood was named the Alaska Athlete of the Week after winning in her first collegiate race for the Gonzaga University cross country team in impressive fashion. The Juneau-Douglas High School grad won outright the Clash of the Inland Northwest in Cheney, Washington. Her winning time of 14:15was fifth-fastest four-kilometer time in women’s program… Read more »

UAA’s Stephens named Alaska Athlete of the Week

September 7, 2021

Palmer’s Eve Stephens was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after leading the University of Alaska Anchorage volleyball team back from the dead in a wild five-set victory over Biola. Down two sets to none, the Seawolves rallied behind the 6-foot-1 All-American from the Mat-Su Valley as she slammed 15 of her 20 kills over the… Read more »

Hoops standout Gatkuoth named Alaska Athlete of the Week

August 30, 2021

Anchorage basketball star Mareng Gatkuoth  was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after being selected to the 12-man squad to represent South Sudan at the FIBA Africa Championships. The 21-year-old sophomore at Montana State University is one of only four college players on the team that will compete in the tournament starting tomorrow in Rwanda’s capital city… Read more »