Mount Marathon: Over 100 years in the making

The annual Mount Marathon race is one of the oldest races in Alaska. On July 4, thousands of Alaskans and out-of-staters flock to Seward...

A closer look at the 2018 Mayor’s Marathon

Lauren Cuddihy is a member of the UAA track and field team. The Mayor's Marathon is not only the traditional summer solstice running event of...

Greg Myford to take over after McDiffett retirement

Tim McDiffett, the current interim athletic director, will be retiring at the end of June, according to an announcement made by UAA Chancellor Sam...

Five women represented UAA at track and field nationals

Five standout runners from UAA traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina at the end of May to compete in the Division II Outdoor National Championships. Caroline...

Transfers and freshmen to populate 2018-19 athletic teams

With the 2018-19 athletic seasons in sight and pre-season training starting for several teams over the summer break, coaches are preparing their teams with new additions.

A ‘wheelie’ fun alternative

To see all the summer gear the Student Union offers as well as the day and weekend rent fee, look under Student Life and Leadership at uaa.alaska.edu/students.

Several GNAC track standouts continue to nationals

Vanessa Aniteye, who has been the team's standout 400 meter runner since her freshman debut last year, finished the championships with a first place finish in the 400m with a time of 55.22. This earned her All-Region honors.

High school runners, UAA recruits and Native Youth Olympics

For full results, visit https://citci.org.

Standout runner named Athlete of the Year

Two Kenyan locals, Caroline Kurgat and Edwin Kangogo were nominated for their respective men's and women's Athlete of the Year awards.

GNAC national champion hails from Soldotna

Junior Danielle McCormick started her running career in middle school and has done both track and cross-country ever since. What she loves most about running is the “direct relationship between what you put in and what you get out,” she said.

UAA hockey finds its coach

Matt Curley, former head coach to the EC Red Bulls Juniors team out of Salzburg, Austria, is UAA's new head hockey coach

Miller placed No.1 on MPSF all-academic team

After the conclusion of the 2017-18 gymnastics season, it was announced that six of the 14 women on the UAA gymnastics team were awarded...

Unalakleet local sets Arctic Winter Games record

At the end of March, UAA student Stuart Towarak spent his time in Fort Smith, Canada competing in the 2018 Arctic Winter Games. Towarak, a...

Creating a culture of skiing

Getting Alaska on skis is the goal of Skiku, a statewide program providing annual Nordic ski instruction to Alaska Native youth at schools in...

Adrenaline rush in the Alaskan backcountry

Over the weekend of April 12-15, competitors and spectators from all over the world met at Summit Lake for the annual Arctic Man race,...

Anchorage Mayor’s Marathon, Salmon Run and more summer fun

Looking to get a head start on your summer plans? There are many options of activities and events taking place this year, some already...

Outstanding Alaskans inducted into Hall of Fame

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization established to highlight the sports and athletes that Alaska produces. One of the organization's...

Sullivan Arena fills scheduling gaps one year post-Alaska Aces

Upcoming events at the Sullivan Arena include Alaska Gun Collectors Association Spring Gun Show April 14-15, Ducks Unlimited Spring BBQ/Military Hunter's Night Out on April 27 and the TRAXXAS Monster Truck Tour May 11-12.

Fox finishes first collegiate gymnastics season as standout

At the first meet of the season, Isabelle Fox was awarded MPSF Freshman of the Week based on her exceptional performance at a dual meet against Cortland in early January. She scored 9.60 or higher on seven of her eight routines.

Cheer team hosts tryouts for 2018 – 2019 season

For questions and additional tryout information, contact Coach Tasarla Shaw at tdshaw2@alaska.edu.

Afoa granted exclusive national award

Associate head coach Shaina Afoa was named the NCAA DII National Assistant Coach of the Year. The award was decided by the Women’s Basketball...

Academic credit for athletic-based classes

To learn more about the specific course details, visit UA Online's class search and look under the "Physical Education and Recreation Category."

March Alaska sports recap

As the end of the month approaches, athletes all over the state have been busy with sporting events near and far.

Former Seawolf receives WBCA coaching honors

Wasilla local Alysha Devine is one of the eight NCAA Division II coaches honored by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, and the third consecutive UAA coach earning Thirty Under 30 honors.

Season-high score concludes gymnastics season

Despite the amount of injuries and the lack of a full squad for the majority of the season, head coach Tanya Ho and assistant coach Alina Cartwright produced a season with four wins, one loss, one 2nd of 3 and two 3rd of 3 meets.

Swirbul accumulates two All-Americans at nationals

Over the weekend of March 7, 12 Seawolves traveled to Colorado to compete in the national ski meet

UAA head hockey coach released from position

After five seasons, Matt Thomas’ contract will not be renewed

‘Gymwolves’ prepare for MPSF Championships

The conference meet starts at 4 p.m. on March 24. Live coverage and more information about the meet can be found at mpsports.org.

9 days and 12 hours later, Ulsom wins Iditarod

Joar Leifseth Ulsom, of Norway, claimed his first top-three finish in the Iditarod with a win this year. Since he started racing it, though, he's never not finished in the top 10.

Seawolf hockey transitions goalies from Mantha to Claeys

In addition to the departure of goalkeeper Olivier Mantha and six other senior players, head coach Matt Thomas' contract was not renewed, and he was released from his position. A nationwide search has begun for a replacement hockey coach for next season.