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Baker becomes tenth Alaskan to notch 10 professional wins

Juneau right-hander Dylan Baker has moved into elite company among Alaska’s best professional pitchers by picking his 10th career win. It may not seem like a lot, but only 10 Alaskans have accomplished double-figure winning decisions in minor league baseball. We’ve never had anybody win a game in the major leagues among the three pitchers… Read more »

Alaska runners, coaches excel at college regionals

Isaac Updike of Ketchikan nearly won another major title, but he settled for getting Eastern Oregon University to the national championships instead. Updike finished second at the Cascade Collegiate Conference Championships in Caldwell, Idaho, covering the 8-K race in 25:47. Last spring he won a national title in the steeplechase. The top 12 finishers earned… Read more »


Contact Us Alaska Sports Hall of Fame 11901 Industry Way, STE A-9 Anchorage, AK 99515 Staff Harlow Robinson, Executive Director Founding member of the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame.  Has been been involved with Healthy Futures since 2006, initially serving as an advisory board member.  Prior to his current position Harlow worked with at-risk… Read more »

Kopp nabs NAIA All-American (Running)

At this rate The Master’s College might just name a street after Holly Kopp of Kenai. The greatest runner in school history, Kopp became the first woman to earn All-America honors in cross country after finishing 10th at the NAIA Championships. Kopp, of Grace Christian fame, won the Biola Invitational earlier this season to give… 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 »

Alaskans fuel nation’s No. 10 team (Soccer)

Soldotna striker Joanna Graves came off the bench for the Colorado School of Mines women’s soccer team and registered her first assist of the season in a 5-0 win over Colorado Christian. It came in the 85th minute on a crossing pass to the far post, putting the finishing touches on a shutout win by… Read more »

Mehl earns Classic sweep (Wilderness Racing)

Luc Mehl of Anchorage didn’t come into this year expecting to win two of the state’s longest and baddest wilderness races. But that’s exactly what he did. The 33-year-old stud captured titles in the 200-mile Alaska Mountain Wilderness Ski Classic in the Brooks Range in April and the 120-mile Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic in Alaska… Read more »