Posts Tagged: Wrestling

Hopkins bros lead charge of AK wrestlers who picked up wins

January 18, 2021

Brothers Caleb Hopkins and Levi Hopkins of Palmer had their own whatever-you-can-do, I-can-do-better competition going on for the Campbell University wrestling team. Both Alaskans are featured in the starting lineup for the NCAA D1 Camels and both of them went 2-0 as Campbell swept a college tri-meet against Virginia Military Institute and Ohio in Lexington,… Read more »

20 for 2020: These Alaska athletes brought their best this year

December 29, 2020

With 2020 in our rearview, let’s look back on the top 20 Alaska athletes from this year. Here is the list for our 20 for 2020. They represent the best of the best from The Last Frontier. History makers, record setters, world champions and more. From the ski trails to the track and the hardwood… Read more »

National champ Kimber to redshirt in lieu of COVID uncertainty

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 »

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 »

Bohlman a wrestling stalwart for ACS

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 »

State Champion Cramer to wrestle for Eastern Oregon

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.

Colony standout receiver Sasser to study at Nevada Reno

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.

Glennallen’s Bancroft to continue wrestling career at Itasca

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 »

4-time champ Conception going to N. Carolina

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 »

Pride of Bethel Hayden Lieb to wrestle for Wyoming

  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 »