Posts By: Harlow Robinson

TruGame teams with former NBA player to fight Sudden Cardiac Arrest

January 17, 2015

TruGame teams with former NBA player to fight Sudden Cardiac Arrest The game of basketball is demanding, but sudden cardiac arrest is threatening to take players out of the game of life. SCA claims a life every two minutes – that’s more than breast cancer, lung cancer and AIDS. Yet it doesn’t necessarily get the… Read more »

2015 Directors’ Awards winners announced

January 14, 2015

Two coaches who have built championship programs and two female athletes with tremendous resumes and quality characters make up the 2015 Directors’ Awards class. The 2015 Directors’ Awards recipients will be recognized along with the Class of 2015 inductees during the annual Alaska Sports Hall of Fame ceremony at the Anchorage Museum on Thursday, March… Read more »

Links to Class of 2015 Announcement Coverage

December 9, 2014

Links to some of the news coverage around the Alaska on the Class of 2015 announcement: From the Alaska Dispatch News:  Alaska Sports Hall of Fame honors trailblazers, trail runner, trail maker From KTUU:  Alaska Sports Hall of Fame to welcome five new members in 2015 From KTVA:  3 Inducted into Alaska Sports Hall of Fame From… Read more »

Mize, Pease, Brown headline Class of 2015

December 8, 2014

ANCHORAGE –   Three athletes with remarkable resumes within their respective sports were announced at a press conference today as members of the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015.  Olympic biathlete and Anchorage Nordic Skiing pioneer Dick Mize,  Ketchikan basketball icon John Brown, and Mountain running legend Nancy Pease will be the next… Read more »

ASHOF co-founder Chris Myers talks public vote

December 2, 2014

Alaska Sports Hall of Fame co-founder and director Chris Myers appeared on KTUU’s “The Press Box” on Sunday to discuss Class of 2015 public voting and reflect on nine years of induction class selections. http://www.ktuu.com/news/news/the-press-box-chris-myers-w-ak-sports-hall-of-fame/29935288  

Clifford, Kelter help kick off Healthy Futures Challenge

September 11, 2014

Alaskans Lorrie Clifford and Alev Kelter are members of the U.S. Women’s Olympic Rugby Team with visions of the 2016 Games. But they won’t get there by sitting around. They will have to work for it by playing the sport they love, and they want Alaska schoolchildren to follow their lead. Clifford, Kelter and the… Read more »

Growing pains for the Hall

September 9, 2014

Wisconsin’s Mary Connell is learning some Alaska sports history, including Mount Marathon.Connell is among the visitors to the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame.“It’s interesting,” says Connell, who is in Alaska for a job. “But the fact that it’s just plaques makes it kind of underwhelming.”The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame is home to 27 of… Read more »

Kieffer Christianson [SKIING] DRAFT

April 12, 2014

Join Challenge Alaska and USA Paralympics as we explore the world of biathlon in the summer. It’s a great time to learn about the sport. Don’t miss out on this free event.

Basketball, running and skiing sweep annual ASHOF ceremony

March 21, 2014

Notable athletes, coaches, families, and the men and woman who’ve played a crucial roles in creating some of the most memorable sporting moments in Alaska history were packed into the Anchorage Museum Wednesday evening. The annual Alaska Sports Hall of Fame ceremony gave a tribute to the 2014 Olympians, inducted athletes into the hall of… Read more »

As much as we celebrate Alaska Sports Hall of Famers, they celebrate us

March 20, 2014

They come to the auditorium at the Anchorage Museum one night each year to be celebrated for fantastic feats or remarkable careers — sometimes both — and yet they never make it about themselves, and that grace only endears them to us more. The annual Alaska Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony honors the greats…. Read more »