Reggie Tongue

Throughout a prolific football career that catapulted defensive back Reggie Tongue from Fairbanks’ Lathrop High to the NFL, he carved a reputation as an easy-smiling, good guy – until he arrived at the football field. Then, kindness gave way to chaos. Tongue was an...

Joe Floyd

No man is an island — unless the island is Kodiak and the man is Joe Floyd. Known to many simply as Coach, Floyd is the architect and patriarch of youth and high school sports in Kodiak. He arrived in 1955 for a teaching job, fresh out of the University of...

Jessica Moore

A trailblazer on the basketball court, Jessica Moore of Palmer achieved unprecedented success for an Alaskan in college and the WNBA. Moore was a sensational athlete at Colony High School, where she led both the basketball and volleyball teams to multiple state...

Marcie Trent

Not many women were running back in the late 1960s when Marcie Trent started churning out the miles and inspiring others to do the same. She didn’t begin running until she was 50, but once she started, she never stopped. Her many accomplishments included age-group...

Matt Carle

Anchorage’s Matt Carle was just a 19-year-old freshman for the University of Denver when he faced a daunting – and defining – challenge. Carle’s Pioneers led Maine 1-0, with a minute-plus left to play in the 2004 NCAA Division I championship game. With a 6-on-3...