Posts Tagged: Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

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 »

Finalists announced for 2020 Trajan Langdon Youth Award

April 23, 2020

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame announced the finalists for the 2020 Trajan Langdon Youth Award. Judah Eason, Ninilchik – Eason, a Native Youth Olympics champion from Ninilchik, has been a youth leader in Native sports since his first competition. He would rather be coaching than competing, but knows that through friendly competition he can… Read more »

Boys finalists announced for 2020 Pride of Alaska Youth Award

April 22, 2020

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame announced the three boys finalists for the 2020 Pride of Alaska Youth Award. They are Anchorage wrestler Aedyn Concepcion, Bethel wrestler Hayden Lieb and Anchorage alpine skier Finnigan Donley. The winner will be announced May 6 at 2 p.m. ADT by Alaska Sports Hall of Fame executive director Harlow… Read more »

Girls finalists announced for 2020 Pride of Alaska Youth Award

April 21, 2020

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame announced the three girls finalists for the 2020 Pride of Alaska Youth Award. They are Seward swimmer Lydia Jacoby, Fairbanks runner and skier Kendall Kramer and Delta Junction track sprinter Hailey Williams. The winner will be announced May 6 at 2 p.m. ADT by Alaska Sports Hall of Fame… Read more »

Stay Active, Stay Social. 100 Miles Bonus Challenge in April

March 23, 2020

Our Healthy Futures program is kicking off 100 Miles in May a month early to encourage physical activity and social interaction – two critical needs at the moment. Sports teams, whether high school, club, adult league, etc., can sign up their group in the sports team category. Besides sports teams, families, friends, and workplaces can… Read more »