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2014 Slush Cup at Alyeska (Photos)

Photos By Adam Eberhardt

New Commissioner of WCHA

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) today announced that Bill Robertson has been selected as the new commissioner of college hockey’s most historic, tradition-rich and successful conference. He accepted a multi-year agreement with the WCHA. “I am excited about this wonderful opportunity to help lead and guide the WCHA for many […]

Thompson Named MVP

ANCHORAGE – Junior Travis Thompson was chosen the Alaska Anchorage men’s basketball team’s Most Valuable Player and senior Kyle Fossman took home a pair of awards Friday as the Seawolves honored the 2013-14 squad at their year-end banquet at the UAA Gorsuch Commons. Thompson, a 6-1, 195-pound guard, was a First Team All-Great Northwest Athletic Conference and NABC Second Team All-West […]

GCI Named New Shootout Sponsor

ANCHORAGE – One of the most storied college basketball tournaments in the nation and an Alaskan sporting tradition for nearly four decades, the Great Alaska Shootout is getting a new title sponsor in local telecommunications company GCI. The announcement was made Wednesday in a joint press conference with GCI and the University of Alaska Anchorage – which […]

Track and Field Nationally Ranked

Sacramento– The University of Alaska Anchorage Outdoor Track and Field competed in Sacramento State Mondo Mid-Major Challenge from April 10 through April 12. UAA’s Cody Thomas, Junior, Decathlon, placed first in the 100-meter dash posting a time of 10.96. In the long jump Thomas placed first recording a jump of 6.99 meters and brought his […]

Burns Named MVP

ANCHORAGE – Senior Kylie Burns was named Most Valuable Player on Saturday night as the Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team celebrated the 2013-14 season with its annual team banquet at the UAA Gorsuch Commons. The 5-9 forward from Kansas City, Kan., was a Second Team All-Great Northwest Athletic Conference selection, averaging 12.4 points and a team-best 6.9 rebounds per […]

Matt Bailey Discusses His Transition To The Pros

Travis Dowling: Has there been an adjustment from playing college hockey one weekend and the next weekend playing at the professional level? Matt Bailey: Yeah, obliviously it has been a bit of an adjustment. But I think my experiences from Alaska and playing at the college level for four years and what I have learned […]

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Athletic director thanks Seawolf supporters

Dear Friends of Seawolf Athletics, Today marks the completion of my first six months as Director of Athletics, without question the most exciting and rewarding period of my professional career in college athletics. It has been an honor and privilege for Patricia and I to make your home our home. It has also been an […]

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NSAA XC Skiing Championship/Super Tour 2014 (Photos)

Photos by Adam Eberhardt

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UAA senior Matt Bailey signs NHL contract

University of Alaska Anchorage senior hockey captain Matt Bailey signed a two-year contract with the National Hockey League’s Anaheim Ducks on March 25. Bailey left Anchorage last week to play for Anaheim’s American Hockey League team in Norfolk, Va. Goseawolves.com reported that Matt is working with professors at UAA so that he can complete his […]

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Minnesota State wins WCHA Broadmoor Trophy

March 22

Minnesota State University defeated Ferris State University in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association’s Broadmoor Trophy Championship game in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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Alaska Fighting Championship 106 results

The world of mixed martial arts is a world where two individuals step inside an octagonal cage and try to either knock out each other out, make one another submit, or have the referee stop the fight because the other fighter cannot safely defend him- or herself.

The octagon was designed to keep the competition on even ground. Boxers fight in a square. Wrestlers battle on a mat with a circle. But the octagon takes away the advantage a boxer might have over a wrestler or vice versa.

This, along with other reasons, makes watching the Alaska Fighting Championship live at the Sullivan Arena exciting.

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‘Wolves lose in overtime in WCHA semi-finals

March 21, 2014
The University of Alaska Anchorage traveled to Grand Rapids, Michigan to play Ferris State University in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association semi-finals. For just the fourth time in UAA history the Seawolves advanced to the WCHA semi-finals and were on the losing end against the Bulldogs. FSU took an early two-goal lead with two unanswered goals in the first period

The Seawolves scored a goal at 8:54 of the first period, when UAA’s Brett Cameron, Junior, found the back of the net for a goal. The first period ended with UAA trailing FSU by a score of 2-1.

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Seawolf gymnastics team loses final event at WFSC

March 1, 2014

In the final event at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex last Sunday, the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves competed against the Lindenwood University Lions in a gymnastics meet. Freshman Julia York posted a score of 9.675 on the vault. The Seawolves lost the vault event to the Lions by a score of 48.450 to 47.850.

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