UAA hockey outmanned by foe Nanooks

Seawolves fall to UAF 4-1 on Saturday

New recruiting move has crossed the line

I was recently surfi ng the net and ended up on the ESPNU website (ESPN University, which focuses on college sports) and I saw an article that had an extremely catchy, albeit disturbing, headline. This isn't to say that the headline itself was disturbing; it is just what it alluded to was somewhat disheartening.

UAA women’s gymnastics team flips into season

Last weekend, the Seattle Pacific Falcons competed against the UAA Seawolves women's gymnastics squad at the Sports Center. Despite an energetic performance by the...

Overtime: A letter to Los Angeles Lakers fans

Dear “Those of You Who Think the Dwight Howard Trade Was Fair,” Congratulations. Your team that has already won a lot is going to win...

Cheseto’s road to recovery

Nearly a year and a half after UAA athlete Marko Cheseto lost both of his feet to frostbite, he opens up with TNL to discuss prosthetics, therapy, and the suppor and courage he has needed to make it through. Marko Cheseto made a name for himself at UAA with his stellar performances as a track athlete.

‘Heartbreaking’ loss ends season for Seawolves

Two Alaska volleyball teams played Nov. 10, both plagued with long losing streaks during the current season and a strong rivalry dating back to the 1980s. UAF would defeat the Seawolf volleyball players, giving them their first home-court loss since 2000 and sweeping the two-game all-Alaska series.

More than just bragging rights on the line in rivalry

By Kyle McManus Special to The Northern Light As the postseason begins to peek its head around the corner, the tightly packed Great Northwest Athletic Conference provides all the intensity and excitement that a college hoops fan can handle. With only two and a half games separating first-place Saint Martin's (14-7, 7-3 GNAC) and fourth-place Alaska-Anchorage (14-6, 5-4 GNAC), the remainder of the season already forecasts a heated postseason atmosphere.

Injuries and sickness have made for a rough start to ski season

The UAA ski team has gotten off to a fairly rough start this year, but the outlook is still bright in qualifying a number...

No guts, no glory: Near Point and Wolverine Peak

I’ve hiked Wolverine Peak once before and Near Point twice, but I’ve never done the two close peaks on the same day. That day...

After yearlong hiatus, cheerleading is back

A year after suspending the program due to lack of interest, UAA cheerleading is back in the minds of students and faculty alike. This year, they were left without a coach after the previous coach decided it was time to move on. "He just didn't feel like coming back," Julie Weber, the Intramural and Club Sports Director at UAA, said.
Although this is his first season with UAA, Zach Court has already scored two goals. Credit: Skip Hickey

UAA hockey has major comeback against BMU

The hockey team has been on the road for the past few games and has most recently set up camp in Minnesota. This month, the...

Give UAA the new sports complex that it needs and deserves

UAA needs a new sports complex. There is no doubt about it, the facilities that the University has are a joke – for both the...

Seawolves look to regroup, set sights on BSU Beavers

The odd week off in the WCHA came at a bit of a strange time for the UAA Seawolves, but it may be just...

Big wins show Seawolf spirit still thrives

When it comes to the great big basketball train of UAA, there won't be any stopping soon. The UAA men's basketball team rolled to big consecutive wins Feb. 21 and 23, seeking penance for a loss the week before that ended a conference and school record-winning streak.
Danielle McCormick runs among competitors in California. Photo courtesy of GNAC Media.

Kurgat, McCormick and Johnson set new records

The Seawolves continued their outdoor track season in California at the Mike Fanelli Track Classic and the Stanford Invite on March 29 and 30. Repeat...

UAA’s 2007-08 Men’s basketball team — Where are they now?

Four standout alumni from UAA's basketball team look back at their collegiate careers and reflect on how it has shaped their lives

Cross-country teams keep staggering pace

The last time we caught up with the Seawolf cross country teams, they were undefeated heading into the midway point of the season. Not much has changed.

Sports Briefs

Student killed by lightning at high school track meet A lightning strike killed a high school runner as he left a pole vault pit shortly before a track meet, the county coroner said. "It came out of nowhere," said Scott Hankey, Carbondale Community High School's baseball coach, whose team was preparing for a game nearby.

KSU takes crown from UAA, bid for five-peat

Despite having a tournament field without some of the high profile basketball programs Shootout junkies are used to, the 2010 Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout...

Bird Ridge hike offers mountain, inlet vistas

When visitors want a quick hike to experience all the splendors of Alaska, give them the Bird—Bird Ridge that is. Hikers are treated to...

UAA hockey loses back-to-back vs. Alabama-Hunstville

With two weekend games, the Seawolves almost claim one victory but ends up short, resulting in two consecutive losses.

New sport to UAA is treading water

There's a new sport in town: a strenuous team sport involving many skills not used together in any other sport. This sport uses fouls as a defensive play, a ball resembling a volleyball and teams set up like hockey. It is played in the water and can take a toll on even the fi ttest players.

Swirbul competes in Junior World Championships

UAA sophomore traveled to Switzerland to compete with top junior skiers from around the world.

VIDEO: UAA Men’s Basketball Head Coach Rusty Osborne post-game interview Nov. 14

UAA Men's Basketball Head Coach Rusty Osborne spoke with TNL after their 67-52 win over UCSD in Anaheim.

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Bet on Flipper to win Move over horse racing _" Flipper and his posse are taking over the gambling world. Global Intertainment Corporation (GIC) is...

UAA women fall in second round of the NCAA tournament

It has not been easy for the UAA women's basketball team all season long. With an offense that was last in the GNAC in turnover margin and a defense that struggles to find its consistency early in games, the Seawolves spent most of this season playing close, tight, low-scoring games that even head coach Tim Moser refers to as ugly.

Nanooks force shoot-out, take sixth consecutive Governor’s Cup

Following the last meeting between the UAA Seawolves and University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks at the beginning of spring semester, the clubs’ respective seasons...

Shyiak gets slap on hand/Playoff Scenarios

Today, UAA Director of Athletics Dr. Steve Cobb issued this statement regarding the actions of UAA Hockey boss Dave Shyiak: Feb. 28, 2010 Statement from Dr....

Meet the Seawolf: Haley Holmstead

UAA junior guard Haley Holmstead seems to have this whole scoring thing down pretty well. A two-time Scenic West Athletic Conference Player of the Year at Salt Lake Community College, Holmstead was billed as one of the premier offensive threats in the national community college ranks.

Seawolves swept by No. 20 Bemidji State

UAA opened Western Collegiate Hockey Association play with an away series against the 20th-ranked Bemidji State Beavers, who is undefeated in the conference.The Beavers...