Posts Tagged: Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

Local athletes talk about overcoming adversity at PLAAY Summit

February 13, 2020

Everybody gets knocked down in life. The secret to success is getting back up. It’s far from easy, but overcoming adversity can strengthen a person’s drive to be great. Off-the-field tragedies can push an athlete on the field, and rather than shutting down, they turn it up. Alaska sports stars Dominick Meriweather, DaJonee Hale, Denali… Read more »

Hebard named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame athlete of the week

February 10, 2020

Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the No. 3 Oregon women’s basketball team made history with a 74-56 victory over No. 4 UConn. The Ducks handed UConn its first home loss since 2013 and most lopsided loss ever at Gampel Pavilion, where the Huskies have gone 296-8 since the… Read more »

Moses named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame athlete of the week

February 4, 2020

Dimond High School senior Isaiah Moses of Anchorage turned in a stellar performance in the Alaska Airlines Classic, capped off by a thrilling 42-point performance in a 70-63 loss to Trinity International School from Las Vegas in the championship game. The 6-foot guard shot 16-of-32 from the field and 7-of-8 from the line for the… Read more »

Pili named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame athlete of the week

January 28, 2020

Anchorage basketball player Alissa Pili piled up 19 points to go with a career-high 17 rebounds and converted an old-fashioned three-point play with 29 seconds left to push the USC Trojans to a 70-68 victory over No. 7 UCLA in double overtime. The Dimond High School grad collected collected six points and four rebounds in… Read more »

Carle, Trent headline Alaska Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020

December 12, 2019

Running pioneer Marcie Trent and hockey professional Matt Carle will headline the Class of 2020 inductions into the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame. Trent and Carle were the lone selections from the people category and will be joined by the Yukon 800 riverboat race from the event category and the University of Alaska Anchorage’s stunning… Read more »

AKtive Spring 2019 Newsletter

April 22, 2019

Click here to read all the latest news from Healthy Futures and the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame.  

Hall of Fame selects 2019 winners for annual Directors’ Awards

March 28, 2019

Incredible and inspiring Alaska athletes were selected to be honored by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame with the Class of 2019 Directors’ Awards. The Hall of Fame created the annual Directors’ Awards in 2012 as a way to pay tribute to the state’s community leaders. The awards were expanded last year to include youth… Read more »

Who were Alaska’s top athletes this past year? We want to hear from you!

February 27, 2019

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors’ is  preparing to select the annual Directors Awards winners recognizing Alaska’s top athletes this past year. Please take a moment to submit your recommendations here. Both the adult and high school winners will be honored at the ceremony and banquet at the Anchorage Museum, April 25th. Pride of Alaska… Read more »

Take our survey, win a hoodie!

February 11, 2019

We’re giving away hoodies!  Take our survey here and have your named entered to win ASHOF shwag.  The sweatshirts come in navy blue or heather gray. To better meet the needs of Alaskan sports fans, we’re exploring expansion of our Alaska Sports Blog.  Your input will help inform the development process.  Tell us how you like to… Read more »

Bentz, Cogdell-Unrein headline Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019

December 13, 2018

Former Major League Baseball player Chad Bentz of Juneau and two-time Olympic bronze medal winning trap shooter Corey Cogdell-Unrein of Eagle River will headline the Class of 2019 inductions into the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame. Bentz and Cogdell-Unrein were the lone selections from the people category and will be joined by the Alaska Run… Read more »