May 2, 2019
Kenai’s Allie Ostrander is rarely tested in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase, but she faced a stiff challenge from the University of New Mexico’s Adva Cohen at the Payton Jordan Invitational in Stanford, California. The Boise State University All-American runner from Alaska eked out a victory over the Israeli international by just five-hundredths of a second… Read more »
January 19, 2019
(2008 by Unknown) Matt Carle, a defenseman, helped Denver University beat North Dakota 4-1 for the 2005 NCAA Hockey Championship. The previous year, Carle was on the ice to help kill a 5-on-3 power play and seal a 1-0 win over Maine.
(2009 by Unknown) Alyeska hosted the 1989 World Junior Alpine Skiing Championships, at which Tommy Moe won the Super-G and Combined gold medals.
(2018 by Don Stiles) For more than 40 years, people from all over Alaska have come for the weeklong Lonnie O’Connor Iditarod Basketball Tournament. In the early years more than 60 teams participated. The tournament’s appeal rivals that of the Iditarod crowds and adds to the already bustling environment in Nome.
(2010 by Ann Mize) Sally Burkholder and I created the Ski for Women in 1997. Our goal was to get more women out for the local races already held. We were overwhelmed with the fantastic turnout of more than 1,000 women of all ages! The event continues each year on Super Bowl Sunday. All proceeds… Read more »
(2018 by Nick Brodd) Tui was a standout in track, basketball and football at Bartlett High School and competed as an offensive lineman at the University of Washington. He was signed by the NFL’s New York Giants and New York Jets (but never played). He returned to Alaska to play for the professional indoor football… Read more »