Indomitable spirit, not fighting, defines tournament

For Asia Brooks, the benefit of participating in tae kwon do is simple. "It makes me happy," said Asia, a participant in Champ Tae Kwon Do's summer training camp. At the camp, Asia doesn't just practice his tae kwon do skills. He gets to hang out with his friends, play in the park and even go swimming.

Manny’s LA drama

Manny Ramirez is proving, yet again, why he is among the biggest jokes in professional baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers have made four attempts to sign Ramirez and have been rejected four times. The latest offer was a single-season worth $25-million with an option to extend another year in which Ramirez would still make $20-million.

A Call To Play

For two and a half hours every week, I get to call the basketball court my classroom. On somewhat of a whim, I enrolled in...

Cheer squad seeks men, funding for scholarships

Getting a team that sticks together and shows dedication is the most challenging part of the job for UAA's cheerleading squad. Then there is...

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.

Despite strong play, hockey win remains elusive

On a snowy Saturday night in Anchorage, the Seawolf hockey team unleashed a storm of shots against St. Cloud State goaltender Jase Weslosky. But the outcome of the game did not go in the Seawolves' favor. UAA played great defense, only allowing St. Cloud to earn 13 shots on goal throughout the entire contest.

Knight has running rhythm

Brent Knight has been steadily climbing up the ladder of the men’s cross country team with the help of hard work and an easygoing...

Things I have learned from running with my dog

This spring as the snow melted quickly I decided it was the perfect time to get back into running.  It also occurred to me...

{Seawolves on the road}

Defending champs send UAA home empty-handed One night in Colorado the UAA hockey team looked lost and got dominated by the hometown Denver Pioneers. Following...

Meet the Seawolf: Katie Richens

The UAA women’s basketball team has been host to many athletic stars, and is always on the lookout for new shiny athletes. One of the newest additions to the UAA women’s basketball team is,Utah native Katie Richens.

More than student-athletes

The National Collegiate Athletic Association recently celebrated their Diversity and Inclusion Week. In response, many schools across the country have shown support for their...

Seawolf hockey team deserves more of fans’ respect

6,251. That's the number of seats in the Sullivan Arena. 3,920. That's the average attendance through 16 regular season home games for the University of Alaska Anchorage hockey team. Yes, there's a small core of die-hard green and gold puckheads yelling chants of U-A-A in the student cheering section.

Kangogo starts 2011 off, finally healthy

In 2008 when Alfred Kangogo joined the UAA cross-country team as a freshman he was quick to make a name for himself in the world of college athletics, receiving All-region and All-Conference honors.

First-game opponents to call it quits after season

When Wayne State plays UAA at the Nye Frontier Hockey Classic, take a good look. Their first game together is also their last. On Sept. 29 the Wayne State Hockey program was officially discontinued. A $20 million deficit in the state of Michigan caused the university to discontinue sponsorship of its men's program at the completion of the current school year.

Seawolf Women #1 in national poll

In sports, there is no shortage of average teams — teams that win some and lose some at about the same frequency. Very few...

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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.

Season in full swing for cross country runners

It's the end of September in Alaska, which means the weather is starting to cool off and time to watch the UAA cross country running team has passed.

Gymnast doesn’t let skin condition slow her down

Amanda Keever is like many other young women at UAA. She loves Jared Woods’ music, cold beer at the Pioneer, hot dog-eating contests and...

Seawolves solve offensive woes in 4-3 win over Chargers

Next two WCHA series to determine UAA’s postseason fate

High school runners, UAA recruits and Native Youth Olympics

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Projecting the Madness

The madness is finally upon us. Here are my thoughts on each region of the bracket. EAST - Ohio State's six-man rotation may get deeper against...

UAA hires Orton as men’s assistant coach

UAA men's basketball coach Rusty Osborne announced Tuesday that Ryan Orton has been hired as the Seawolves' new assistant coach. A native of Creswell, Ore., Orton brings extensive experience at both the Division I and Division II levels, including two seasons at Great Northwest Athletic Conference rival Northwest Nazarene.

Slideshow: Shootout decides winner of Cup yet again

The Seawolves took on the Nanooks this weekend, beating them 3-2 Friday night but failing 3-1 in Fairbanks Saturday night. In their Feb. 24 game, UAA started off slow but came forward with a barrage of shots in the second period. UAF was unable to stop their attacks, only scoring once more in the third period. After traveling to Fairbanks the Seawolves played Sat. 25 in the second Governor's Cup game.

New faces shine in men’s Green and Gold Exhibition

UAA men's basketball clash against each other in intrasquad scrimmage

UAA Seawolves Men’s Basketball Players Set New Records

Feb. 22 The last basketball game to be played in the Wells Fargo Sports Complex was played on Saturday night between the UAA and Western...

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...

Three-mile marathon

I’m one of “those” people. I make a Fourth of July pilgrimage from Anchorage to Seward to run in the annual Mount Marathon Race....