Posts By: Harlow Robinson

Thrasher named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Athlete of the Week

July 6, 2020

At long last, Aaron Thrasher won the Kenai 250 bike race and among his rewards is being named the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Athlete of the Week for July 3. Thrasher, of Anchorage, claimed the self-supported event June 26-28 in 26 hours, 43 minutes. The race covers about 265 miles, much of it on… Read more »

Murphy named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Athlete of the Week

June 28, 2020

UFC fighter Lauren Murphy from Eagle River outboxed her opponent with supreme striking skills to win by unanimous decision in a match shown on ESPN. Murphy defeated 24-fight winner Roxanne Modafferi in a battle between top-10 flyweight contenders.  The Chugiak High grad is 7th ranked in the world and improved her professional record to 13-4 after… Read more »

Drummond, McPhail named co-winners of Alaska Athlete of the Week award

June 15, 2020

Mat-Su Valley football standouts Reggie Drummond and Julian McPhail have been named co-winners of the Alaska Athlete of the Week award after helping lead and maintain a peaceful protest in Palmer to bring attention to racial injustice. Drummond, a recently graduated Wasilla Warriors running back and linebacker, was the first speaker at a gathering organized… Read more »

Finch named AK Sports Hall of Fame’s Athlete of the Week

June 8, 2020

13-year old Haley Finch of Anchorage logged the most miles out of over 3,000 people in the 2020 Healthy Futures 100 Miles in May Challenge, earning her Alaska Athlete of the Week honors.  She logged 887.9 miles of activity over the month of May! With COVID-19 causing so much of normal life to be canceled, the… Read more »

Lathrop’s Hall to join the Air Force

May 25, 2020

Lathrop High School baseball standout Kolten Hall played catcher and first base for the Malemutes. He also played for the Fairbanks-based Alaska Wild team in American Legion. Kolten had a reputation for being dedicated and dependable, two traits that will serve him well on his next chapter as he plans to join the United States… Read more »

Bohlman a wrestling stalwart for ACS

Anchorage Christian School’s Matt Bohlman had a distinguished wrestling career.  He graduates having placed at the State meet all four years of high school.  A talented athlete, Matt was also a member of the Lions 2020 Conference Champion basketball team. Matt will be attending Grand Canyon University where he plans to Major in Business Management…. Read more »

Metlakatla’s Russell to play basketball for Walla Walla

Metlakatla High School’s Alexis Russell capped off a remarkable basketball career for the Chiefs by being named Alaska Girls 2A Player of the Year. Alexis also shined on the volleyball court and she was an outstanding student, graduating with a 3.60 GPA and serving on Student Council. But she especially distinguished herself in hoops, where… Read more »

South High multi-sport standout Beloy to run for CSU-Pueblo

Kaleb Beloy graduates from South Anchorage High School after a solid career as a multi-sport athlete. For the hockey team, he lettered his junior and senior year, played center, and was part of the 2019 State Champion Team. On the cross country trails, Kaleb steadily improved throughout high-school and placed 6th at State as a… Read more »