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AWOF supports future Olympians [Scholarship]

Help spread the word. The 2012-2013 Alaska Winter Olympians Fund scholarship grant application period is open until Oct. 30. Here is the press release: Alaska consistently produces highly competitive winter Olympic athletes. From Alison Owen in 1972 to Kikkan Randall today, Alaskans are proud of the accomplishments of their athletes. Athletes who reach this level… Read more »

Hebard, Schumacher headline 2020 Directors’ Award winners

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 »

Athlete of the Week

Congrats to this week’s winner! Wayde Bowman September 17th, 2021 Redington High School quarterback Wayde Bowman had a career day in a 68-14 victory over Kenai Central, completing 26 of 34 passes, racked up 511 passing yards and threw for eight touchdowns. The 6-foot-4 senior is only the third Alaskan to surpass 500 yards passing in… Read more »

APU leader Flora honored as top U.S. Olympic coach

Erik Flora of Anchorage made a little history when he was named U.S. Olympic Committee 2013 National Coach of the Year. He is the first cross-country coach to win the award that dates back to 1996, but the fourth coach with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association. The Alaska Pacific University coach’s fingerprints were all… Read more »