September 6, 2020
Defending national champion Sydnee Kimber of Sitka won’t be back on the wrestling mat this season to defend her title for McKendree University. With all the uncertainty surrounding the upcoming season because of COVID, Kimber has decided to hit pause with two years of eligibility left and focus on her degree in Athletic Training. “I… Read more »
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 »
May 25, 2020
Anchorage Christian School’s Matt Bohlman had a distinguished wrestling career. He graduates having placed at the State meet all four years of high school. A talented athlete, Matt was also a member of the Lions 2020 Conference Champion basketball team. Matt will be attending Grand Canyon University where he plans to Major in Business Management…. Read more »
May 16, 2020
Vincent “Vinnie” Cramer was a four-year wrestler for Colony High School. He capped off an outstanding career with the Knights by winning the 2019 Conference and State Championship. In February he signed his letter of intent to wrestle for Eastern Oregon University this fall.
May 15, 2020
Hunter Sasser was a multi-sports athlete at Colony High School. He played basketball and wrestled but especially excelled in football, where he was named All Conference and All State as a receiver for the Knights as a senior. Hunter plans to attend the University of Nevada Reno this fall.
May 12, 2020
Aengus Bancroft graduates from Glennallen High School after an impressive wrestling career that included two State Championships (2018 and 2019) and a 31-1 record as a senior. Aengus has competed with Team Alaska the past three years in national tournaments, including a 5th place finish at the Washington Gutcheck Tournament. A 2020 Scholar All-American, Aengus will… Read more »
May 10, 2020
Aedyn Concepcion has had a remarkable wrestling career for South Anchorage High School. As a senior he became South’s first ever four-time state champion and only the 14th wrestler in Alaska history to accomplish the feat. Aedyn finished his high school career with a 174-2 record and led his team to a state title his… Read more »
Hayden Lieb added his name to an exclusive club of 14 Alaska boys who won four state high school titles. He also won three team championships for Bethel High School. The 3-time All-American finished his career with a 139-12 record and signed with NCAA Division 1 Wyoming. He was twice named ASAA D2 Outstanding… Read more »
May 9, 2020
Nelson Evans of Bethel High School excelled in basketball and wrestling for the Warriors. His highlights include being the state and conference wrestling champion at 135 pounds in 2019 and making the Region 1 basketball all-tournament team in 2020.
After dislocating his patella during his junior season, Theo Cha of South Anchorage High School made a triumphant return, winning his first state title and earning the Outstanding Wrestler award. This catapulted him into his senior season, where he finished 45-1 and captured his second state championship. Theo also served as the team captain, and… Read more »