Posts By: Harlow Robinson

Hooe, Norris headline 2017 Directors’ Awards recipients

March 9, 2017

Two fierce competitors setting new standards and two athletes dedicated to youth mentorship comprise the 2017 Directors’ Awards Class. The Directors’ Awards recipients will be honored at the annual Alaska Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony and reception on Thursday, April 27 at the Anchorage Museum. The 2017 winners: Pride of Alaska Award (female)-–For Consistent… Read more »

2017 PLAAY Summit set for Feb. 24-25

February 8, 2017

  A conference for leaders of youth The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame’s second annual PLAAY (Positive Leadership for Active Alaska Youth) Summit kicks off Thursday, February 24 at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium in Anchorage. Looking to build on the success of last year’s  inaugural conference, the 2017 PLAAY Summit features Alaskan experts… Read more »

AKtive – Fall 2016 Newsletter

November 21, 2016

    Alaskans,  We hope you enjoy “AKtive”, the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame/Healthy Futures newsletter.  Click on the image to read our Fall  20016 edition!  

Ostrander ready for Olympic Trials

June 30, 2016

Even though she qualified in January, Allie Ostrander of Kenai was unsure whether she’d participate in the upcoming U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials. That’s because Ostrander, a freshman phenom at Boise State University, only recently overcame a stress fracture that sidelined her for the collegiate outdoor track season. “I just wanted to make sure… Read more »

NYO to be Inducted into Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

March 29, 2016

– From the Cook Inlet Tribal Council newsletter “Alaska Native games are viewed as a big part of our heritage — not just our sports history, but of our state’s culture.” NYO events, like the Two-Foot High Kick, reflect traditional contests practiced by Alaska Native people to improve strength, agility, and endurance. NYO will be… Read more »

Allison rises to Seattle Mariners’ front office

February 27, 2016

Growing up in the Mat-Su Valley, Tom Allison was so serious about baseball that he’d bring two mitts with him on high school basketball trips. That ensured he’d have a partner for playing catch. “I was just always trying to throw,” Allison recalled earlier this month by phone from the Phoenix airport. His dedication led… Read more »

PLAAY Summit Approaching

February 3, 2016

Check out Olympian, Holly Brooks, and Alaska Sports Hall of Fame’s Executive Director, Harlow Robinson, on KTUU discussing the upcoming PLAAY Summit for Alaskan Youth on February 19th and 20th!

Thanks for Voting!

December 1, 2015

Nearly 2,000 people submitted a ballot in the 2016 public vote.  Thanks to all of you that participated in the process! The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame selection panel will convene to review the public results and submit their own ballots on Sunday, December 6th.   The Class of 2016 will be announced at a press… Read more »