Posts Tagged: Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

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 »

Alaska Sports Hall of Fame ceremony has been postponed

March 16, 2020

Unfortunately given the CDC’s recommendations for crowd sizes and the closure of Anchorage facilities for the near future due to the Coronavirus we’ll be postponing our ceremony scheduled for April 28th. We look forward to putting on a great event in the future once the time is right. Please follow our Facebook page or this… Read more »

Kimber named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame athlete of the week

March 15, 2020

Sitka’s Sydnee Kimber capped her sensational sophomore season by winning two national titles at the Cliff Keen National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championship in Aiden, Michigan. She won one title on her own and one with the McKendree University team. The 191-pounder went 3-0 in her weight class and outscored her opponents 24-0. The winner is… Read more »

Schumacher named AK Sports Hall of Fame athlete of the week

March 8, 2020

Anchorage skier Gus Schumacher wiped away decades of frustration for the US Ski Team by becoming the first American male to win a World Junior Championship. Schumacher used a killer kick over the final two kilometers to come from behind and snag the gold medal in the 10-K classic race in Germany by 4.5 seconds…. Read more »

Yeaton named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame athlete of the week

March 1, 2020

Anchorage’s Jessica Yeaton won the American Birkebeiner in dominating fashion after breaking away from the lead pack and skiing the final 20 kilometers solo. The APU Ski Team member and 2018 Olympian finished in 2 hours, 13 minutes, 20 seconds to beat five-time Olympian Riitta-Liisa Roponen of Finland by 41 seconds. Yeaton topped a field… Read more »

Germain named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame athlete of the week

February 16, 2020

Max Germain of Anchorage shocked the biathlon world with a bronze medal at the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships in Switzerland. In the youth sprint at the IBU Championships the previous two years he had placed 74th and 66th. But at the 7.5-kilometer sprint the 18 year old won the bronze medal after skiing strong and… Read more »