Posts Tagged: Cross Country Skiing

Ottum, Sayre named Alaska Athlete of the Week co-winners

June 21, 2020

Colorado School of Mines wrestler Noah Ottum and University of Alaska Fairbanks skier Tristan Sayre were named co-winners of the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame’s Athlete of the Week honor.  Both were named to the highly competitive Academic All-America team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The NCAA D2 duo were standouts… Read more »

Palmer standout Walling to ski for St Scholastica

May 25, 2020

Palmer High School’s Joseph Walling was a four-year varsity cross country skier for the Moose.  He was Team Captain his junior and senior seasons and was Regional Champion each year.  Joseph had three top-ten finishes at the Alaska State Championships and one of his biggest skiing highlights during high school was his 7th place finish… Read more »

West High’s Eski to ski for Univ. of Colorado

May 18, 2020

West Anchorage High School’s Ivy Eski has committed to the nordic ski team for the University of Colorado Boulder this fall and plans to study pre-med/physical therapy. The Buffalos are a Division I powerhouse in NCAA skiing. Ivy skied and ran varsity cross country all four years of high school.  As a senior, she was… Read more »

Schumacher wins Beck International Trophy as USA’s top skier

May 16, 2020

Cross-country skier Gus Schumacher of Anchorage reached rarified air after winning the Beck International Trophy. The award dates to the 1930s is given annually to the U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s top athletes – Schumacher was the men’s winner and alpine star Mikaela Shiffrin of Colorado was the women’s winner. Schumacher, of Service High fame, is… Read more »

West Valley’s Kramer to ski and run for hometown UAF

May 15, 2020

Kendall Kramer graduates from West Valley High School as one of the most accomplished high school cross country skiers in the history of the state.  And as a runner, the Wolfpack star won her third straight cross-country running state title and swept the 1,600 and 3,200 events in track and field.  In skiing, Kendall was… Read more »

She flies, fishes and skis: Tobin headed to Dartmouth

May 9, 2020

Garvee Tobin of Service High School excelled as a Nordic skier for the Cougars. She placed fifth overall at the 2020 state ski championships — her third consecutive Top 5 finish — as the Cougars won the state title. Three times she was named the team’s Most Valuable Girls Skier and she captained the squad… Read more »

Chugiak’s Proffitt to ski for Montana State

May 6, 2020

Adrianna Proffitt has decided to sign with the Montana State Nordic Ski Team.  This three-season athlete has competed at the varsity level at Chugiak High School in cross country running, nordic skiing, and track every year of high school. She graduates as one of the Mustangs best runners, but cross country skiing is her passion…. Read more »

Multi talented Rygh off to Montana State

Marty Rygh was a standout athlete at Dimond in four sports.  He has earned a varsity letter for multiple years in Swim & Dive, Cross Country Running, Cross country Skiing and Track & Field.  He was a member of the state winning cross country running team this year.  He placed 5th at state for Diving,… Read more »

Dimond Lynx Hinds to ski for Montana State Bobcats

May 1, 2020

Standout cross country skier and runner Peter Hinds will attend Montana State University this fall and ski for the Bobcats. He was an integral member of  the 2019 boys cross country state championship team, finishing 13th at the state meet.  In skiing Peter won the Skiathalon event and finished in 3rd place overall at state. … Read more »

Kramer to stay in Alaska, will ski and run for UAF Nanooks

April 16, 2020

Kendall Kramer, the top Alaskan junior female Nordic skier in recent memory, has committed to ski and run at her hometown University of Alaska Fairbanks beginning in the fall of 2020. Kramer has won 14 high school state championships in skiing and running at West Valley High School. She is also a member of the… Read more »