Posts Categorized: In The News

Thanks for Voting!

November 30, 2022

We received nearly 800 public votes during November. Thanks to all that participated! The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame selection panel  convenes on December 4th, 2022 to review the results of the public vote and cast their own ballots. Following the selection panel meeting, the people, moments, and event to make up the Class of… Read more »

2022 Directors’ Awards Winners to be honored at ceremony on April 21st

April 15, 2022

The 2022 Directors’ Awards winners will be presented with their plaques recognizing them as Alaska’s most outstanding athletes of this past year at the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame ceremony and banquet, April 21st, 7-9pm at the Anchorage Museum atrium. The event is free and open to the public.         Below is… Read more »

Hebard, Schumacher headline 2020 Directors’ Award winners

June 24, 2020

NCAA All-American basketball star Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks and junior World Champion cross-country skier Gus Schumacher of Anchorage have been selected as 2020 Pride of Alaska Award winners by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors. Hebard recently wrapped up her college basketball career at the University of Oregon, where she became just… Read more »

Cheseto, Fletcher, Schumacher lead charge for Pride of Alaska

June 14, 2020

Two runners and a cross-country skier from Anchorage are up for the men’s Pride of Alaska Award after Marko Cheseto, Aaron Fletcher and Gus Schumacher were named finalists by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors. The Pride of Alaska Award since 2012 has been given to an athlete or athletes, team or… Read more »

Hebard, Kimber, Maubet Bjornsen finalists for Pride of Alaska

June 13, 2020

Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks, Sydnee Kimber of Sitka and Sadie Maubet Bjornsen of Anchorage were picked by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors as finalists for the 2020 women’s Pride of Alaska Award. Since 2012, the Pride of Alaska Award has been given to an athlete or athletes, team or coach who… Read more »

Hale, Messing, Seppilu are finalists for Trajan Langdon Award

June 12, 2020

Israel Hale of Kotzebue, Carol Seppilu of Nome and Keegan Messing of Girdwood have been named as finalists for the 2020 Trajan Langdon Award by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors. The Trajan Langdon Award is given to a person or group of people who have demonstrated leadership, integrity and sportsmanship during… Read more »

Griffin, Hickel, Strabel named finalists for Joe Floyd Award

June 11, 2020

Milo Griffin of Fairbanks, Cristy Hickel of Anchorage and Ed Strabel of Palmer have been named by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors as finalists for the 2020 Joe Floyd Award. The Joe Floyd Award is based on significant and lasting contribution to Alaska through sports and has been handed out annually… Read more »

Concepcion, Lieb, Williams win Pride of Alaska Youth Awards

May 6, 2020

A pair of 4-time state wrestling champions and Alaska’s fastest female today were selected as recipients of the 2020 Pride of Alaska Youth Awards. Anchorage’s Aedyn Concepcion and Bethel’s Hayden Lieb were named co-winners for the boys and Delta Junction track star Hailey Williams was the girls winner. In addition, the Houston High football team… Read more »

Finalists announced for 2020 Trajan Langdon Youth Award

April 23, 2020

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame announced the finalists for the 2020 Trajan Langdon Youth Award. Judah Eason, Ninilchik – Eason, a Native Youth Olympics champion from Ninilchik, has been a youth leader in Native sports since his first competition. He would rather be coaching than competing, but knows that through friendly competition he can… Read more »