Celebrating the Seniors

This is a place to recognize some of Alaska’s outstanding senior athletes.  Many had their sports seasons cut short and all had end-of-school events canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  If you have information on a graduating athlete, please contact us at info@alaskasportshall.org about getting her or him added to the page!

Lathrop’s Hall to join the Air Force

Lathrop’s Hall to join the Air Force

Lathrop High School baseball standout Kolten Hall played catcher and first base for the Malemutes. He also played for the Fairbanks-based Alaska Wild team in American Legion. Kolten had a reputation for being dedicated and dependable, two traits that will serve him...

Bohlman a wrestling stalwart for ACS

Bohlman a wrestling stalwart for ACS

Anchorage Christian School’s Matt Bohlman had a distinguished wrestling career.  He graduates having placed at the State meet all four years of high school.  A talented athlete, Matt was also a member of the Lions 2020 Conference Champion basketball team. Matt...

Palmer standout Walling to ski for St Scholastica

Palmer standout Walling to ski for St Scholastica

Palmer High School’s Joseph Walling was a four-year varsity cross country skier for the Moose.  He was Team Captain his junior and senior seasons and was Regional Champion each year.  Joseph had three top-ten finishes at the Alaska State Championships and one of...

Olmstead stellar on the Diamond for the Wolves

Olmstead stellar on the Diamond for the Wolves

Eagle River High School’s Braden Olmstead graduates after an outstanding baseball career. His senior season was canceled due to COVID-19, but during his first three years of high school Braden was a two-time team MVP, at two-time All Conference pitcher, and a...

Kake hoops star Jackson to play for Bellevue

Kake hoops star Jackson to play for Bellevue

Kake High School’s Willow Jackson was a standout basketball player for the Thunderbirds. Over her four years on the varsity team she helped lead her squad to two Region V 1A Championships and runner up finishes. She will be attending Bellevue College and playing...

Eagles standout Melendez to play soccer for Portland

Eagles standout Melendez to play soccer for Portland

West High School’s Kiara Melendez was a standout soccer player. Named varsity team MVP and first team All Region on her freshman year and second team All Region on her sophomore year. Manager of the girls soccer team on her junior year while recovering from...

Wasilla’s Huston to play baseball for Bismarck State

Wasilla’s Huston to play baseball for Bismarck State

Wasilla High School’s Carter Huston was a key member of the Warriors first ever State Championship baseball team. The four-year varsity player threw the last pitch of the dramatic 2019 state championship game. He was brilliant in closing the game out with 3.2...

South High baseball standout Webster to play D1 for Utah

South High baseball standout Webster to play D1 for Utah

South High School’s Gage Webster is off to pitch for the University of Utah after a decorated high school career on the diamond and in the classroom. The left handed pitcher won numerous awards over his four years on the Wolverines varsity squad including being...

Hamilton and Rivera exemplary TMHS dance team leaders

Hamilton and Rivera exemplary TMHS dance team leaders

Thunder Mountain High School’s Rory Hamilton and Allison Rivera have both been exemplary dance team members and great role models for the team the past four years. The Team Captain, Rory held titles of Officer, 1st Lieutenant, and now Captain. She is an...

JDHS captain Maloney a leader on and off the track

JDHS captain Maloney a leader on and off the track

Jaydon Maloney has been a leader on the Juneau Douglas High School track & field team through his dedication and determination.  The team captain was a standout mid-distance runner and was regarded for his determination, his leadership, and his amazing dedication...

Wolves’ Bodine to play soccer for UT Dallas

Wolves’ Bodine to play soccer for UT Dallas

Hendrikje Bodine is a four year varsity starter for the Eagle River Wolves. She is known for being a lock down defender, anchoring the Wolves defense. She was named to the Railbelt All Conference team in 2019.  Hendrikje has committed to play soccer at University of...

Eagle River standout to play baseball for Viterbo

Eagle River standout to play baseball for Viterbo

Damien Frederick is a 2020 graduating senior from Eagle River High School and has played on the Wolves baseball team all four years of high school. He was given the Golden Glove Award from the American Legion his sophomore year and was Team Captain his freshman and...

West High flamethrower Wilson to pitch for Texas Tech

West High flamethrower Wilson to pitch for Texas Tech

West Anchorage High School’s Leland Wilson has committed to play baseball for Division 1 powerhouse Texas Tech University next year. Leland was a Team of Excellence award winner his freshman, sophomore and junior years. In 140 innings of high school and American...

Soldotna’s Truesdell to become a Nanook

Soldotna’s Truesdell to become a Nanook

Soldotna High School multi-sport star Jersey Truesdell will be continuing his basketball career with the University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks. Jersey had a decorated high school career in both football and basketball, earning numerous accolades along the way. In...

Cougars lineman Bracken to play football at Valley City

Cougars lineman Bracken to play football at Valley City

Alex Bracken is a four-year varsity football player at Service High School. He was a two-year starter at the right guard position and integral part of the offensive line that anchored the Cougars 2019 State Championship. Alex will be playing football and studying at...

JDHS soccer standout Graham to play for North Idaho

JDHS soccer standout Graham to play for North Idaho

Juneau Douglas High School’s Makenna Graham graduates after a stellar soccer career.  The team captain and star defender played varsity all four years and helped lead the Crimson Bears to two State Championships.  Makenna will be attending North Idaho College to...

Hoops standout Nix sets sights on NBA

Hoops standout Nix sets sights on NBA

Even though Daishen Nix played high school basketball in Las Vegas, he considers himself an Alaskan and regularly wore Alaska gear under his high school  jersey.  Daishen, who grew up in Anchorage until moving to a basketball program his freshman year, is a consensus...

West High’s Eski to ski for Univ. of Colorado

West High’s Eski to ski for Univ. of Colorado

West Anchorage High School’s Ivy Eski has committed to the nordic ski team for the University of Colorado Boulder this fall and plans to study pre-med/physical therapy. The Buffalos are a Division I powerhouse in NCAA skiing. Ivy skied and ran varsity cross...

South standout Twenhafel to play soccer for Willamette

South standout Twenhafel to play soccer for Willamette

Samuel “Sammy”Twenhafel is a midfielder and captain for the South Anchorage High School Soccer Team.  As a freshman he scored a goal in OT that led the Wolverines in winning the Alaska High School State Championship in a thrilling shootout.  He was looking forward to...

Hoops star Reimers taking skills, leadership to  UAF

Hoops star Reimers taking skills, leadership to UAF

Destiny Reimers started at point guard in her first game as a freshman with the Anchorage Christian School basketball game and never missed a game the rest of the way. During her four year career, the Lions were 118-5 with three State Championships. The Lions were...

Harris makes history at Juneau Douglas HS

Harris makes history at Juneau Douglas HS

Juneau Douglas High School senior Kaden Harris has been doing gymnastics, cheer and dance most of his life. He has varsity lettered in both cheer and dance. He is the first boy to ever be on the Crimson Bear Dance team in the 50 plus years of existence. The team...

State Champion Cramer to wrestle for Eastern Oregon

State Champion Cramer to wrestle for Eastern Oregon

Vincent “Vinnie” Cramer was a four-year wrestler for Colony High School.  He capped off  an outstanding career with the Knights by winning the 2019 Conference and State Championship.  In February he signed his letter of intent to wrestle for Eastern Oregon...

Palmer’s Corbin to play football at George Fox

Palmer’s Corbin to play football at George Fox

Palmer High School’s Duston Corbin was a star for the Moose football team on both sides of the ball.  He was first team All Conference as both a linebacker and fullback, as well as first team All State as a fullback and second team All State as a linebacker his...

Juneau hoops star Carson to play for Pepperdine

Juneau hoops star Carson to play for Pepperdine

Kendyl Carson began her high school career as a starter for Juneau Douglas High School as a freshman.  At the end of the year she moved to Washington and had to sit out of varsity sports as a transfer student.  From that summer through the summer of her junior year,...

Palmer’s Marshall a leader in sports and classroom

Palmer’s Marshall a leader in sports and classroom

Lavar Marshall was a multi-sport standout at Palmer High School.  He was an All Conference basketball player and team captain.  He was an All Conference in football and also excellent soccer player.  In all sports he was regarded as a leader and he carried those...

Falcon’s Jansen key part of state champion teams

Falcon’s Jansen key part of state champion teams

Kaitlyn Jansen is a three-sport athlete that earned 12 varsity letters at Thunder Mountain High School. Kaitlyn lettered in softball as well as fall and winter cheerleading for the Falcons in each of her four years. Kaitlyn was an integral part of the 2017 and 2018...

Davis makes pitch for East Anchorage softball stardom

Davis makes pitch for East Anchorage softball stardom

Lexie Davis, a pitcher and first baseman, excelled in softball at East Anchorage High School, as she helped the Thunderbirds win back-to-back state championships. Lexie’s senior season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but she ended her junior campaign in...