Posts Tagged: Athlete of the Week

Delta sprinter Williams named Alaska Athlete of the Week

January 19, 2021

Delta Junction sprinter Hailey Williams shined in her debut for Duke University, earning her Alaska Athlete of the Week honors. Facing fellow Atlantic Coast Conference runners from Clemson and Georgia Tech, the Duke University freshman finished second in the 60-meter dash in her college debut. The Alaska sprinter clocked a time of 7.72 seconds as Duke swept the… Read more »

Nordic skier Schumacher named Alaska Athlete of the Week

January 11, 2021

Anchorage’s Gus Schumacher was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after turning in a spectacular World Cup ski performance, finishing 8th in the 15k Stage 6 of the Tour de Ski in Italy. In what was the best race of the year for American men’s Nordic ski racing, Schumacher stayed in range early on and then strategically worked… Read more »

Running stalwart Dunbar named Alaska Athlete of the Week

January 4, 2021

Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar is the Alaska Athlete of the Week after being hired by the University of California Berkeley as a new assistant coach for cross country and distance running. The 29-year-old’s running career is the stuff of legends. His success ranges from seven-time prep champion to junior national champion to eight-time NCAA All-American to the professional… Read more »

Fairbanks hooper Bailey named Alaska Athlete of the Week

December 27, 2020

Fairbanks basketball player Jeremiah Bailey earned Alaska Athlete of the Week honors after pulling down a career-high 13 rebounds and scoring 12 points for D1 University of the Pacific in a 92-64 route of Westmont. The senior guard did his damage in just 26 minutes, giving him a double-double in back-to-back games. The Monroe Catholic High… Read more »

Nordic skier Brennan named Alaska Athlete of the Week

December 20, 2020

Alaska Pacific University skier Rosie Brennan spectacular weekend performance in the Swiss Alps earned her Alaska Athlete of the Week honors after she became only the second American after Alaskan Sadie Bjiornsen to wear the yellow bib as the overall World Cup leader. She also joins Anchorage’s own Kikkan Randall as the lone Americans to win back-to-back… Read more »

Pro hooper Hale earns Alaska Athlete of the Week honors

December 14, 2020

Anchorage hoops standout  DaJonee Hale was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after bagging a double-double with 12 points and a career-high 11 rebounds for Bamberg in a 55-52 in the Geman professional basketball league. The 5-foot-8 playmaker from Anchorage leads her team in scoring at 13 points per game and ranks second in rebounds at… Read more »

Hoops standout Thor named Alaska Athlete of the Week

December 7, 2020

Anchorage hoops standout  JT Thor was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after scoring in double figures against the No. 1 team in college basketball. Playing in only his second college basketball game, the Auburn University freshman scored 11 points and added three rebounds, two assists and one steal in a loss to Gonzaga. The 6-foot-10 power… Read more »

National Champ Reid named Alaska Athlete of the Week

November 30, 2020

Jo Reid of Anchorage was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after overcoming quad injuries to both legs to win the women’s American FootGolf League National Championships. Reid pulled her right quad during a practice round two days before the tournament started, forcing her to work on her left foot. The 45-year-old soccer coach fired… Read more »

Seward swimmer Jacoby named Alaska Athlete of the Week

November 23, 2020

Seward’s Lydia Jacoby was named our Alaska Athlete of the Week after an eye-popping performance at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships. Jacoby turned in a blistering time of 1:07.57 in the 100-meter breaststroke, which now ranks her No. 2 all-time among American girls 15-16 years old, only .52 seconds behind Megan Jendrick’s national record of 1:07.05 set… Read more »

MLS signee Sulte named Alaska Athlete of the Week

November 16, 2020

Teenage soccer prodigy Hunter Sulte from Anchorage is our Alaska Athlete of the Week after agreeing to terms on a four-year deal with the Portland Timbers, making him only the 2nd Alaskan to sign a MLS contract. Sulte, 18, has been a part of the Timbers Academy since 2016 when he left Alaska as a Mears… Read more »