Posts By: Harlow Robinson

Powerlifting record-setter Bartlett Alaska Athlete of the Week

November 9, 2020

Anchorage native Jack Bartlett set national powerlifting records for his age and weight. A former Mears Middle School and Bowman Elementary student now living in Bend, Oregon, the 16-year-old lifted 578lbs in the squat and 314lbs in the bench press competing in the 125kg class. The junior only recently got into competitive weight lifting with motivation from… Read more »

Coleman, Atonio named Alaska Athlete of the Week co-winners

November 2, 2020

Dimond High School’s Skyler Coleman and East High School’s Ja’Sem Atonio were named co-winners of the Alaska Athlete of the Week award after leading their respective football teams to championship seasons. Atonio put on a brilliant passing display in leading the Thunderbirds to a district championship and perfect 7-0 record with a 41-0 victory over Bartlett. The senior… Read more »

Hockey standout DeGeorge named Alaska Athlete of the Week

October 26, 2020

Anchorage’s Clair DeGeorge was named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame’s Alaska Athlete of the Week after earning an invite to the U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team Evaluation Camp. The 21-year-old was among 53 players invited – the only one from Alaska. DeGeorge is a senior forward at NCAA D1 Bemidji State University, where she is… Read more »

Football standout Piliati named Alaska Athlete of the Week

October 18, 2020

Anchorage football player Presley Piliati anchored a devastating defense in a 23-3 win that moved Dickinson State University to 5-0 for the first time since 2010. The senior defensive lineman made a season-high seven tackles and added his first sack of the season to overwhelm Dakota State in the North Star Athletic Association battle. Piliati,… Read more »

Merchant, Rolston share Alaska Athlete of the Week honors

October 12, 2020

Two high school athletes who turned in historic performances share Alaska Athlete of the Week honors. Anchorage Christian School senior Tristian Merchant ran the fastest ever cross country time for an Alaska high school runner when he clocked 14:41 at the Region III championships in Palmer. Chugiak High senior Josh Rolston kicked the longest field goal in Alaska high… Read more »

Sprint car champ Balog named Alaska Athlete of the Week

October 5, 2020

North Pole sprint car driver Bill Balog is the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Alaska Athlete of the week after being crowned king of the Interstate Racing Association’s sprint car points series for a record 10th time. Known as the ‘North Pole Nightmare’, Balog took sole possession of the Upper Midwest racing league all-time record for… Read more »

West Valley QB Lindberg named Alaska Athlete of the Week

September 28, 2020

Tessa Lindberg was named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Alaska Athlete of the Week after she orchestrated a game-winning drive late in the fourth quarter to power the West Valley Wolfpack to a 21-20 flag football win over North Pole in Fairbanks. The senior quarterback found freshman Kameron Bartlett on a deep pass for a… Read more »

College graduate Boozer named Alaska Athlete of the Week

September 14, 2020

After leaving Duke University following his junior season for a career in the NBA, Juneau native and Alaska Sports Hall of Fame inductee Carlos Boozer returned to complete his college degree 19 years later, earning him Alaska Athlete of the Week honors. Now retired after a long successful professional basketball career, the JDHS Crimson Bears… Read more »

Mountain runner Patterson named Alaska Athlete of the Week

September 8, 2020

Scott Patterson of Anchorage shattered his own record at the 8th Kesugi Ridge Traverse to earn Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Alaska Athlete of the Week honors. The 28-year-old Olympic skier completed the rugged 30-mile course from Little Coal Creek to Byers Lake in Denali State Park in 4 hours, 19 minutes and 39 seconds, knocking more… Read more »

Lathrop football player Littell named Alaska Athlete of the Week

August 31, 2020

In his first high school start, quarterback/kicker Jarren Littell of Fairbanks threw four touchdowns to four different receivers in Lathrop High School’s 57-0 win over the West Valley Wolfpack. Littell completed 8 of 11 for 146 yards and no interceptions. The junior has now thrown a touchdown pass in all three years in a varsity contest. The… Read more »