Posts Categorized: In The News

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 »

Boys finalists announced for 2020 Pride of Alaska Youth Award

April 22, 2020

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame announced the three boys finalists for the 2020 Pride of Alaska Youth Award. They are Anchorage wrestler Aedyn Concepcion, Bethel wrestler Hayden Lieb and Anchorage alpine skier Finnigan Donley. The winner will be announced May 6 at 2 p.m. ADT by Alaska Sports Hall of Fame executive director Harlow… Read more »

Girls finalists announced for 2020 Pride of Alaska Youth Award

April 21, 2020

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame announced the three girls finalists for the 2020 Pride of Alaska Youth Award. They are Seward swimmer Lydia Jacoby, Fairbanks runner and skier Kendall Kramer and Delta Junction track sprinter Hailey Williams. The winner will be announced May 6 at 2 p.m. ADT by Alaska Sports Hall of Fame… Read more »

Stay Active, Stay Social. 100 Miles Bonus Challenge in April

March 23, 2020

Our Healthy Futures program is kicking off 100 Miles in May a month early to encourage physical activity and social interaction – two critical needs at the moment. Sports teams, whether high school, club, adult league, etc., can sign up their group in the sports team category. Besides sports teams, families, friends, and workplaces can… Read more »