2014 MacKay Athlete of Year Finalists

Compiled by Travis Dowling courtesy of UAA Sports Information A record 13 University of Alaska Anchorage student-athletes are in the running for the prestigious Bill...

Sports briefs 2/23/2010

UAA avoid upset, hold on to defeat Wolves 62-60 Nicci Miller produced a double-double and fellow senior Tamar Gruwell hit the game-winning free throws with...

Italian soccer suspended after rioters kill police officer

Months after a game-fixing scandal shook Italian soccer, the sport was rocked again when rioting by fans left a police officer dead and scores of people injured. The mayhem, during a game between Sicilian teams Catania and Palermo, prompted soccer officials to suspend matches - the first time that has happened in more than a decade.

UAA stomps Nanooks to keep pace in GNAC

The UAA Volleyball teamcrushed UAF in an energeticmatch Oct. 15 supported by oneof the best fan turnouts UAA hasseen so far this year of nearly 800people. The girls swept the first set25-16 followed by a close secondset, 25-22. “Fairbanks did really well thesecond set they picked up theirgame a lot,” sophomore middleblocker Robyn Burton said. “Theyhad a lot of ups and had some goodserves. We had a few misreads onour side of the net, but we lookedpast it and did what we had to doon our side to win it.”

Seawolves fall to 16th ranked Vikings

The Seawolf volleyball team couldn’t find their groove Saturday night. As a result, the Seawolves suffered a loss at the hands of the Western Washington University Vikings.

Aces reward students with two-for-one tickets

For the first time, UAA students will get a special deal from the Alaska Aces hockey team: two-for-one tickets to Friday home games. Students...

37th Annual Slush Cup at Alyeska Resort

37th Annual Slush Cup at the Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska on April 12, 2014. The event takes 50 participants chosen for their costumes...

Seawolves beat rival, earn berth in national tourney

With the postseason on the line, the UAA men's basketball team and junior forward Carl Arts took care of business at the Patty Center in Fairbanks March 3 with an 85-75 over in-state rival UAF in the regular season finale. UAA, ranked No. 8 in the Division II West Region Poll, maintained their position with their victory over No.

Yellowjackets head up to UAA to challenge the Seawolves

By Andrew Neuerburg Special to The Northern Light After victories over Kentucky Weslyan, the University of Mary, and the Academy of Art at the Extended Stay...

Seawolves surprise Minnesota with unexpected heroes

With its starting goaltender injured, the UAA hockey team needed John DeCaro to fill in against the University of Minnesota. The low-scoring Seawolves also...

Sports Briefs

Seawolves post home record against Kentucky in gymnastics Paced by sophomore Leah Wilson's all-around victory, the UAA Seawolves recorded their top home meet score of all-time and the second best overall in a 195.850-193.000 loss to No. 24 University of Kentucky Sunday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex.

Seawolves struggle against Crusaders

The Seawolves were handed a 76-49 loss at the hands of the Northwest Nazarene Crusaders Thursday night. It was a poor shooting night for the Seawolves to say the least. The Seawolves, playing without their leading scorer and floor general Sasha King due to injury, shot under 30 percent from the field in the first half.

Governor’s Cup primer

The Governor’s Cup is here. The first game between the Seawolves and Nanooks will take place in Fairbanks, then the clubs will head to Anchorage to complete the two-game duel. For the Seawolves, this is a chance to erase some bad memories of the 2013 season. The rivalry hasn’t reached Lakers-Celtics proportions, but taking out the Nanooks would lessen the blow of their disappointing year.

Meet the Seawolf: Chris Crowell

TNL's sports editor, Taylor Hall, gets the lowdown on one of UAA's stars on the ice, hockey player Chris Crowell, who will be playing his final year of hockey next year. TNL: First off, congrats on becoming captain. Where and how did you get the news that you being named captain and what was your reaction?

Seawolf women dazzle 6th-ranked Falcons

The UAA women’s basketball team knocked off nationally ranked Seattle Pacific University. The Seawolves dominated the Falcons the entire game. They managed to fend off a late SPU comeback eclipsing them 77-65. The Seawolves are undoubtedly off to an industrious start in GNAC conference play.

Rivalry losses just hurt a little more

Losing matches always hurts, but losing to a rival usually seems to hurt a little bit more. The losses always seem to hit everyone a little bit harder and sticks around in the back of the minds of all those involved, from the players, to the coaches, to the fans.

Women’s basketball debut notches 93-22 win

If the UAA women's basketball team had any first game jitters, it didn't show. The Seawolf women surged to any early lead, defeating visiting Lincoln Christian, 93-22, in UAA's first game of 2007-08 the season. The Seawolves opened up early, with 3rd team All-American Rebecca Kielpinski's lay-up in the first ten seconds.

Seawolves lack sports rituals, traditions, and supersitions

In 2000, Terrell Owens got himself into a bit of trouble after scoring a touchdown, then running to the Star in the middle of...

Overtime: A look into the fanatic world of Fantasy Football

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, get comfy in your couch cushions, plug your lap tops in, grab a remote, and keep a close...

Zumba can take your workout to a new level

For years, society has been attracted to health crazes, from diets to workout regiments. We have seen step aerobics, kick boxing, yoga, pilaties, yogolaties,...

A game of bounces

Misfortune leads to tough 2-1 loss to UAH Chargers

Seawolves sit atop GNAC after wins over WWU, SFU at home

UAA followed up their victory in Fairbanks with a solid win against Western Washington University (WWU) on Oct. 20 winning the match 3-0. The ‘Wolves...

Overtime: It’s the most wonderful time of the year

No, it’s not time for Santa and Yuletide carols. I actually don’t even know what Yuletide means. But one thing I do know is it’s October, and I’m excited! This is the best time of the year to be a sports fan. Although October is traditionally reserved for baseball postseason excitement, the month is also a reason for fans of every sport to get pumped.

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...

Athletes follow post-college trends

After the last buzzer, once the fans have gone home, student-athletes are faced with transitioning from one tough job to another. The student must separate...

Seawolf women pull off unexpected win

The Seawolves did it again, trampling the Northridge Matadors and squeezing past the Division I Syracuse Oranges to take the Great Alaska Shootout Championship for the third year in a row. Senior Rebecca Kielpinski not only chipped in eight points in the first game and 16 points in the second game, but also took the Most Outstanding Player of the tournament.

‘Undisciplined’ loss gives Seawolves their first winless shootout since 2001

Despite a strong comeback at the last minute, the UAA Seawolves were unable to defeat the Eastern Washington Eagles, 64-62, and earned their first winless Shootout since 2001. A slow start would highlight the UAA men's final game of the Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout.

Skiwolf gold

In one of the most dominating performances in UAA history, Mandy Kaempf claimed the honor that has eluded her over three years as a...

NHL comes to town

Anchorage hockey fans were treated to a rare NHL hockey game Sept. 15 at the Sullivan Arena. Although the weekend series was trimmed to an...

Seawolves topped by in-conference opponent

The Seawolf volleyball team couldn’t find enough rhythm to avoid a 3-0 defeat at the hands of the Western Oregon University Wolves.