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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 »

Local athletes talk about overcoming adversity at PLAAY Summit

Everybody gets knocked down in life. The secret to success is getting back up. It’s far from easy, but overcoming adversity can strengthen a person’s drive to be great. Off-the-field tragedies can push an athlete on the field, and rather than shutting down, they turn it up. Alaska sports stars Dominick Meriweather, DaJonee Hale, Denali… Read more »

PLAAY 2020 starts this week!

The 2020 PLAAY  (Positive Leadership for Active Alaska Youth) initiative kicks off Friday, Feb. 14th with the 5th annual PLAAY Summit and concludes on Feb. 20th with a visit with the fastest swimmer on the planet! The PLAAY Summit is an accredited conference featuring a panel of experts on youth physical, emotional and mental health… Read more »

Athlete of the Week

Congrats to this week’s winner! Nolan Walker April 2nd, 2021 Hockey player Nolan Walker registered a stellar performance at the NCAA Division I Tournament. The Anchorage skater scored four points in two games at the Northeast Regional to help St. Cloud State advance to the Frozen Four for only the second time in school history. Walker,… Read more »

Hall of Fame announces winners for 2018 Directors Awards

Winter sports stars and pioneers and a hardcourt success story highlight the Class of 2018 Directors Awards winners. The Directors Awards recipients will be honored at the annual Alaska Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony and reception April 24 at the Anchorage Museum. The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame will be adding Youth Directors’ Awards… Read more »

Alaskans key CMU’s win over reigning NAIA national champion

What do you get when you cross Central Methodist University women’s basketball team with three Alaskans? The upset of the year. Alaskans Jerica Nelson of Kodiak and NeNe Hale and CeCe Cockerham of Anchorage combined for 40 points as 16th-ranked CMU knocked off fifth-ranked and defending NAIA national champion MidAmerica Nazarene University 77-74 in Fayette,… Read more »