Posts Tagged: Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

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 »

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.