Posts Tagged: Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

Hebard, Schumacher headline 2020 Directors’ Award winners

June 24, 2020

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 »

Cheseto, Fletcher, Schumacher lead charge for Pride of Alaska

June 14, 2020

Two runners and a cross-country skier from Anchorage are up for the men’s Pride of Alaska Award after Marko Cheseto, Aaron Fletcher and Gus Schumacher were named finalists by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors. The Pride of Alaska Award since 2012 has been given to an athlete or athletes, team or… Read more »

Hebard, Kimber, Maubet Bjornsen finalists for Pride of Alaska

June 13, 2020

Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks, Sydnee Kimber of Sitka and Sadie Maubet Bjornsen of Anchorage were picked by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors as finalists for the 2020 women’s Pride of Alaska Award. Since 2012, the Pride of Alaska Award has been given to an athlete or athletes, team or coach who… Read more »

Hale, Messing, Seppilu are finalists for Trajan Langdon Award

June 12, 2020

Israel Hale of Kotzebue, Carol Seppilu of Nome and Keegan Messing of Girdwood have been named as finalists for the 2020 Trajan Langdon Award by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors. The Trajan Langdon Award is given to a person or group of people who have demonstrated leadership, integrity and sportsmanship during… Read more »

Griffin, Hickel, Strabel named finalists for Joe Floyd Award

June 11, 2020

Milo Griffin of Fairbanks, Cristy Hickel of Anchorage and Ed Strabel of Palmer have been named by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors as finalists for the 2020 Joe Floyd Award. The Joe Floyd Award is based on significant and lasting contribution to Alaska through sports and has been handed out annually… Read more »

Merchant named AK Sports Hall of Fame’s Athlete of the Week

May 26, 2020

Even without the benefit of a high school track season, Anchorage’s Tristian Merchant managed to create a title-worthy performance. The ACS junior broke the nine-minute benchmark in the 3,200 meters at an unofficial time trail with friends. Merchant is believed to be just the fourth high school runner from Alaska to break the nine-minute mark,… Read more »

Tufi named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame’s Athlete of the Week

May 18, 2020

Anchorage’s Pauline Tufi was one of 10 players voted to the Louisiana Tech University all-decade softball team. The former West High star played four seasons from 2014 to 2017 at LaTech, where she was a three-time Conference USA all-league pick. Tufi ranks No. 1 all-time among Alaskans at the NCAA D1 level with 35 career… Read more »

Williams named AK Sports Hall of Fame’s Athlete of the Week

May 11, 2020

Travante Williams of Anchorage was named MVP and Defensive Player of the Year in the Portuguese League. The 6-foot-4 small forward had a fabulous first year with Sporting Lisbon, helping the team go 21-1 before COVID-19 ended the season early. Williams averaged 17.2 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 19 games – all career… Read more »

Concepcion, Lieb, Williams win Pride of Alaska Youth Awards

May 6, 2020

A pair of 4-time state wrestling champions and Alaska’s fastest female today were selected as recipients of the 2020 Pride of Alaska Youth Awards. Anchorage’s Aedyn Concepcion and Bethel’s Hayden Lieb were named co-winners for the boys and Delta Junction track star Hailey Williams was the girls winner. In addition, the Houston High football team… Read more »

Nix named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame’s Athlete of the Week

May 5, 2020

Daishen Nix of Anchorage was one of three players nationally to be accepted into the prestigious NBA G League professional pathway program. His choice not to attend UCLA and instead cash in on a six-figure contract sent shock waves throughout the college basketball world. The next day the NCAA signaled it would take measures to… Read more »