Posts By: Harlow Robinson

McMahon named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame athlete of the week

April 5, 2020

Patrick McMahon was named the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches 4A Boys Player of the Year. The Colony High School junior drew attention throughout the year for his highlight reel dunks and overall offensive ability, but the hard work he put into improving on the defensive side of the court helped him become a more… Read more »

Alaska Sports Hall of Fame ceremony has been postponed

March 16, 2020

Unfortunately given the CDC’s recommendations for crowd sizes and the closure of Anchorage facilities for the near future due to the Coronavirus we’ll be postponing our ceremony scheduled for April 28th. We look forward to putting on a great event in the future once the time is right. Please follow our Facebook page or this… Read more »

PLAAY 2020 starts this week!

February 10, 2020

The 2020 PLAAY  (Positive Leadership for Active Alaska Youth) initiative kicks off Friday, Feb. 14th with the 5th annual PLAAY Summit and concludes on Feb. 20th with a visit with the fastest swimmer on the planet! The PLAAY Summit is an accredited conference featuring a panel of experts on youth physical, emotional and mental health… Read more »

Carle, Trent headline Alaska Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020

December 12, 2019

Running pioneer Marcie Trent and hockey professional Matt Carle will headline the Class of 2020 inductions into the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame. Trent and Carle were the lone selections from the people category and will be joined by the Yukon 800 riverboat race from the event category and the University of Alaska Anchorage’s stunning… Read more »

Alaska runners crush it nationwide

November 18, 2019

From California to Utah to North Carolina, Alaskans ran up a storm over the weekend. Reigning Mount Marathon Race champion Hannah LaFleur of Seward won the Catalina Half Marathon and placed fourth overall in 1 hour, 37 minutes and 11 seconds. LaFleur received a strong challenge from Californian Evelyne Ruiz (1:37:27) and broke the existing… Read more »

Kramer, South High girls shine at Mt. Sac XC Invite in California

November 1, 2019

Kendall Kramer of Fairbanks went out with a bang in her last high school cross country running race. Kramer, a three-time Alaska state high school cross country champion, dominated the Girls Division 3/4/5 Individual Sweepstakes race at the Mt. Sac XC Invite Oct. 25 in California, which was established in 1948 and is billed as… Read more »

Ross places 23rd at XTerra World Championship in Hawaii

October 31, 2019

Will Ross of Anchorage placed 23rd among 390 men at the XTerra World Championship in Kapalua, Hawaii. Competing in the pro division, Ross finished the race billed as the world’s premier off-road triathlon in 2 hours, 52 minutes and 55 seconds. He recorded splits of 25:15 for the 1-mile swim, 1:35:45 for the 19.2-mile bike… Read more »

Arneson shatters 12 Peak Challenge record

July 19, 2019

Anchorage mountain runner Lars Arneson shattered the 12 Peaks Challenge by completing the self-supported link-up of the 5,000 foot peaks in Chugach Mountains Front Range in 14 hours and 41 minutes. His effort the record held by Adam Jensen and Matt Shryock by more than 3 hours (17:43 on 7/20/18). “I was definitely on a mission,”… Read more »

Tomsich qualifies for U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

April 29, 2019

Tony Tomsich qualified for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials on Sunday with 11 seconds to spare. “I feel pretty on top of the world. Everything I could have imagined came together yesterday,” Tomsich said by phone on Monday. “I threw my hands up like 20 meters from the line because I knew I was going… Read more »

Alaskans shine at 123rd running of Boston Marathon

April 15, 2019

Marko Cheseto outdid himself at the 123rd Boston Marathon on April 15 and was rewarded with a world record. Keri McEntee made a similar improvement but came away heartbroken. Cheseto, previously a national champion runner at the University of Alaska Anchorage who now lives in Orlando, Fla., set a world record for double amputees in… Read more »