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Induction Ceremony set for Tonight!

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame ceremony to honor the Class of 2015 inductees and annual Directors’ Awards winners will take place tonight at the Anchorage Museum auditorium at 625 C Street in downtown Anchorage.  The event, which is free and open to the public, will be from 7:30-9pm with a receiving-line reception to follow in… Read more »

Friday Flashback

Friday Flashback Take a trip down memory lane Friday Flashback is a series created by Alaska Sports Hall of Fame blog editor Van Williams that looks back on great Alaska athletes from the past. Arguably the greatest wide receiver from Alaska, Cole Magner of Palmer parlayed his time at Bowling Green State University into a… Read more »

Athlete of the Week

Congrats to this week’s winner! Hunter Sulte November 13th, 2020 Teenage soccer prodigy Hunter Sulte from Anchorage agreed to terms on a four-year deal with the Portland Timbers, making him only the 2nd Alaskan to sign a MLS contract. Sulte, 18, has been a part of the Timbers Academy since 2016 when he left Alaska… Read more »

Laine wins Olympic-distance Lavaman Triathlon in Hawaii

Winning a race in Alaska is impressive. But winning Outside carries another level of credibility. Kinsey Laine, the 2015 Gold Nugget Triathlon champion from Fairbanks, dominated the Olympic-distance Lavaman Triathlon in Hawaii on April 10, taking the women’s division by more than seven minutes in 2 hours, 11 minutes. “This was a big milestone for… Read more »

Alaskans get exposed to NWAACC [Basketball]

Alaska Exposure basketball program director Jim Young of Anchorage is on the road again with the state’s next generation of college basketball players. The 2013 Alaska Exposure Senior Trip features 15 senior boys from all over the state and will tour NWAACC schools in Washington and Oregon, visiting nine colleges in 10 days. “The daily… Read more »

Prep all-state teams announced [Basketball]

The best high school basketball players in the state were recognized today as the boys and girls Alaska All-State Teams were unveiled for Class 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A. The teams were voted on by members of the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches and tabulated by Alaska Media LLC, which owns and operates weekly newpapers… Read more »

Blog readers offer their two cents (Hall of Fame)

Voting for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2012 has finished, so here is the last batch of reader recommendations submitted by email: Recommendation:Kaarin Knudson Submitted by:David Knudson Why:She lettered at Univ of Oregon 1995-96-97-99 track and in XC running 1994-95-96-97.Team Captain. She was All American twice 1997 Track 800M and 1999 Indoor… Read more »