Skaters still searching for win

The Seawolf hockey team finally got their first taste of the squad that came in and took their own tournament, the Nye Frontier Classic,...

Weekend primer: UAA hockey takes on Michigan Tech

UAA has branded this chapter of Seawolf hockey as “A New Day.” The program wants to give people a reason to forget its checkered and disappointing past. A solid start to the season won’t wash away those memories, but they’re on the right track.

Kiteboarding takes off as new extreme sport in Alaska

A new sport has moved in and is making a name for itself in a small, but growing community here in south-central Alaska. It doesn't require gasoline, waiting in annoying lift lines or contemplating avalanche danger. With a little wind, some desire, and a steady flow of adrenaline, kiteboarding has blown its way into Alaska.

Hockey expectations dashed

After blasting the University of Connecticut 6-2 on Friday, Oct. 10, the Seawolves could not get their offense rolling against Northeastern. The Seawolves came out flat and were behind 1-0 at the end of the first period compliments of senior Ryan Ginand of Northeastern who tallied two goals in the game.

Women’s basketball shows steady improvement

The plastic doll that Central Washington's basketball team chains to a chair for good luck didn't give them the energy needed to beat the...

With expansion looming, UAF is the obvious candidate for WCHA conference

For anyone who opens to the Anchorage Daily News' sports section on a regular basis you should know that the Western Collegiate Hockey Association is, in near certainty, going to expand its field from 10 to 12 teams within the next couple of years. The most anticipated program that is expected to get into the conference, as well as the only one that has officially applied for admission into the WCHA is Bemidji State.

Whittier Rain Fest cancelled

Whittier has changed since the last time I visited. The tunnel is open to passenger vehicles. The Buckner Building is sporting a new coat...

Seawolves roll past Alumni squad

Sophomores Jackie Matthisen and McKenzie Moss combined for 24 kills Saturday as the UAA volleyball team had little trouble against a team of Seawolf alumni, delivering a 25-10, 25-23, 25-15, 25-8, 25-19 exhibition sweep at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex. UAA also got 50 assists and 12 digs from senior setter Calli Scott, while Matthisen and senior Stacie Meisner led the way with 16 digs apiece.

Get outside: Rent some gear and have some fun

Many people have a good excuse to stay indoors during chilly winters in Alaska. But, in the summer where temperatures rarely exceed eighty degrees, there are hardly any ways to justify being inactive and indoors.

UAA ballers out to prove themselves

The 2002-2003 University of Alaska Anchorage men’s basketball team has focus. After last year’s losing season, head coach Charlie Bruns is excited about this...

Overtime: Dissecting Super Bowl XLVII

The narratives surrounding this matchup run deeper than Harbaugh vs. Harbaugh. Outside of the bro-down, we’re looking at a pair of filthy quarterbacks, an evolved 49ers offense, two violent defenses, Ray Lewis’ insane warrior spirit, and more.
Junior Christopher Brake placed third in high jump (1.96 meters) and second in triple jump (14.24 meters). Photo courtesy of Loren Orr.

Track and field takes over Idaho and Washington

The UAA track and field team competed in two back-to-back weekend meets. They first traveled down to Boise to compete in the Ed Jacoby...

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  Pearce, Kaempf earn track and field All-America honors   EMPORIA, Kan. _" The Seawolf duo of Mary Pearce and Mandy Kaempf made school history at the...

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Hockey Hobblin' hockey heroes The casualty count has reached four for the Seawolves' hockey squad and they've only played one exhibition game. Center Charlie...

VIDEO: Kaylie Robison post-game interview

UAA Junior forward Kaylie Robison answers some questions after the Seawolves beat UCSD 74-62.

Seawolves, Wildcats each pick up a win

Friday night the University of Anchorage Alaska faced off against the Northern Michigan University Wildcats. The ‘Wolves and Wildcats would both pick up a victory in the weekends two game series. Friday night would belong to the Wildcats, as they beat the Seawolves 3-1. The first goal of the game scored by NMU’s Mitch Jones, his goal came at 11:27. The Seawolves would tie the game at 14:35 with a goal scored by Dylan Hubbs.

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.

Where to hike and keep your shoes clean this spring

Powerline Pass Powerline Pass trail runs through...

Frolf Course Review: Peter’s Creek

The Peters Creek Frisbee golf course, located 45 minutes outside of Anchorage, is a delightful escape from the city. The wonderful smell of nature’s perfumes fills the forest trails as groups of frolfers trek down the dirt paths between holes, on a course that is moderately difficult. A majority of the baskets are hidden by trees, and unfortunately are not marked by the usual yellow rim on top.

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...

Female-friendly lessons teach non-urban skills

Alaska women are famous for their ability to tackle the physically demanding chores that their harsh homeland provides. But for transplants new to the state, learning to cope with these tasks can often be a challenge. The Department of Fish and Game hopes to change that by offering a series of workshops, so that all women can become outdoorswomen.

Meet the Seawolf: Melissa Doucette

TNL Sports Editor, Taylor Hall, does a Q&A with UAA Gymnast, Melissa Doucette. How did you get started in gymnastics? It was in a “Mommy and Me” class. I saw others doing it and decided I wanted to join in on it.

Women deserve equality on fields and courts too

  Recently I started playing Intramural soccer at UAA and as much fun as I have had with the program this far I find certain...

UAA skiing and indoor track saved

An initial proposal to cut both sports was overturned

WCHA competition benefits UAA hockey program

Some fans might look back to the Seawolves hockey program's success prior to 1993-94 season and remember their winning days. Since making the transition...

Sports Briefs 4/20/2010

Kangogo punches ticket to NCAAs In his first 3,000-meter steeplechase race ever, sophomore Alfred Kangogo qualified automatically for the NCAAs at the Long Beach Invitational...

Men’s Sweep in-state foe UAF

Thurday's meeting between rivals UAA and UAF featured two of the biggest starts in the GNAC. Seawolves' guard Suki Wiggs and Alaska Fairbanks' forward...

Overtime: The summer of Jozy

Soccer in the United States is still in development. Talk to anyone who thinks they know about soccer and they’ll snap back about how the highest level of the game is played outside of America.

Cyclist challenge promotes clean air

Students looking to escape the city, bring your bike and check out the American Lung Association of Alaska's 2001 Clean Air Challenge bike trek....

Flag football: A road to nowhere

Flag football ranks the highest in participants in ASD, but there are a lack in opportunities to continue post-high school