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Welch never forgets his AK roots [Cross Country]

Being that Ben Welch was born and raised in Alaska, he still feels a strong connection with his home state even though he now lives in La Grande, Ore. Maybe that’s why the Eastern Oregon University cross country and track coach surrounds himself with Alaska runners. There are nearly a dozen competing for the NAIA… Read more »

Oleson hating life on the bench (Basketball)

For the first time in his career, Brad Oleson is sitting rather than playing. And he’s hating it. “Watching from the bench sucks,” he told me recently. “This is by far my worst injury. I thought surgery was gonna fix everything when I got it in August. But I thought wrong, I guess.” Oleson, of… Read more »

Friday Flashback

Friday Flashback Take a trip down memory lane Friday Flashback is an ongoing series created by Alaska Sports Hall of Fame blog editor Van Williams that looks back on great Alaska athletes from the past. Kotzebue’s Butch Lincoln broke down social and racial barriers with the same easiness that he used to break down an… Read more »