School record of 20 straight wins snapped against Western Washington

UAA suffers its first loss after rattling off 20 straight wins

Weeknight warriors

There were no surprise upsets as the coed-intramural season for basketball and volleyball came to an end Nov. 12. The top-seeded teams took home...

A new crop of Seawolf skiers

After the temporary cut of the UAA ski teams in October 2016, the program has come back stronger than ever with the addition of many new athletes.

Beavers spoil senior sendoff, sweep Seawolves

The UAA Hockey team played in two different types of games this past weekend against the Bemidji State Beavers. One was a low-scoring affair where scoring chances were at a premium. The other, a wide-open and high-scoring contest in which both teams had chances aplenty.

UAA has eyes on 4-peat over arch rivals

Separated by 359 miles and bad blood, the Seawolves and Nanooks are set to renew their rivalry as they battle for the 2010 Governor’s...

Women’s coach discusses number one standing

After being voted No. 1 in the nation on Feb. 3, the Seawolf women have extended their winning streak to 22 games straight and focus on working one game at a time to remain on top. In his third season as head coach for the women's basketball team, Tim Moser has continually improved the team each year.

Overtime: LeBron Unchained: Heat trump Spurs in NBA finals

Game Seven — all that a sports fan can ask for. Even more so than the mighty Super Bowl or a World Cup soccer championship...

Overtime: Should NCAA players be paid?

My first inclination when I read this headline at ESPN.com was to shout, “No way!” Athletes are already offered tutors unavailable to the rest of college students, scholarships and a free pass out of classes. Why should they be paid?

Seawolf spikers sweep two

Home crowd, 6-match winning streak and two Great Northwest Athletic Conference cellar-dwellers means two easy victories for the University of Alaska Anchorage womens volleyball...

Two sports you won’t be seeing in the London Olympics

While the East Coast might think about including running from zombies into their Olympic training (I mean if you can't beat them, include them),...

After 85 years, Yankee Stadium says good night

The final farewell was left to Derek Jeter. Microphone in hand, the New York captain stood on the mound and addressed the 54,610 fans who came to say so long to Yankee Stadium. "So take the memories from this stadium, add it to the new memories that come with the new Yankee Stadium and continue to pass them on from generation to generation," he said Sept 21.

Freshman face challenging changes on and off court

In her first month of college, Bethan Murphy has faced the normal challenges every freshman has to deal with. Murphy is learning how to...

Overtime: Anderson Silva: More than a great fighter

“I’m not the best. I just do things that people think are impossible.” Anderson Silva dropped this line shortly after earning a technical knockout victory over Stephan Bonnar at UFC 153. While this statement holds some merit, it’s only half true. Silva’s a horrible judge of talent if he believes he’s not the best, but he’s spot on with the second part.

Sports Briefs

UAA's Cooper collects GNAC honor UAA point guard Luke Cooper has been named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference men's basketball co-Player of the Week for Jan. 7-13, the league office announced Jan. 14. Cooper, a 6'0" senior, tied his own GNAC single-game record with 16 assists as the Seawolves extended their win streak to 10 with a 77-57 win against UAF.

Seawolves return from Taiwan

The UAA women's basketball team returned late on July 10 after almost two weeks spent in Taiwan. The lengthy trip to the port city...

Seawolf sports show patriotism

Seawolf athletes are sporting a new look when they head back into competition this week. Motivated by the Sept. 11 terrorist attack and the resulting...

Shootout 13: Checking out the slow-burning Denver Pioneers

The Great Alaska Shootout has transitioned from showcasing major powers like Duke and Kentucky to mid-major powers like Murray State and Belmont.

Women’s basketball wraps up with trip to final four

As the end of the second half drew near, the outcome was apparent: 1 minute left, the Seawolves down, 57-80. Bang. The Mavericks' Lauren Barber executes another flawless three-pointer that stings that much more. Nonetheless, the Seawolves, not a team to go down without a fight, pressed on and Tamar Gruwell puts in one more three to show their endurance, ending their 2009 Final Four appearance, 60-83.

Peak Three provides windy afternoon adventure

It's amazing how much you can trash your body in just a few short hours. All you need are single-digit temperatures, howling wind, a...

Seawolves hockey head to the land of cheese to challenge on Badgers

The Seawolves are traveling down to Madison, Wis. to hit the ice against the Badgers. The University of Wisconsin currently has a record of 3-2-1...

Premier preseason tournament thrives

The Kendall Hockey Classic began in 1984 as an eight-team tournament under the original name of the "First Interstate Classic," a tournament that was destined to be one of the premier preseason tournaments in college hockey. "It started off as an international tournament," Tim McDiffett, Associate Athletic Director, said.

Seawolf gymnasts happy, not complacant

The Seawolves’ gymnastics team has the skill, attitude, and determination to come out on top of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Conference, and from the looks of it are already vaulting toward that goal. The UAA gymnasts are averaging about the same scores as they did last season at this point. Recently took 2nd place at a tournament in Towson, Md. Earlier in the year, they tumbled past the SUNY Cortland Red Dragons for two home wins.

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...

Thompson Named MVP

ANCHORAGE – Junior Travis Thompson was chosen the Alaska Anchorage men’s basketball team’s Most Valuable Player and senior Kyle Fossman took home a pair of awards Friday as the Seawolves...

Seawolf, Nanook basketball rivalry hits the court

The UAF Nanooks entered the Wells Fargo Sports Complex Saturday night and walked out bruised green and gold. The UAA men’s basketball team defeated UAF to record their first GNAC win of the season. The night featured UAA forcing Fairbanks to turn the ball over three times consecutively within the first half. The Seawolves walked away with a 96-76 win over their in state rivals.

Bucs and Pilots spilt doubleheader wins

July 4 is a day America celebrates its independence. Many people around the country take part in this celebration by having cookouts, setting off...

UAA hits road against Duluth

The Seawolf hockey team is ready to open the book on the 2010-11 WCHA campaign as they go to battle with the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs. UAA...

Sullivan Arena upgrades underway: New seats & ice

UAA’s Wells Fargo Sports Complex is not the only sporting venue in Anchorage that is undergoing changes this summer. The Sullivan Arena is also...

Men’s team adds two more home wins to record

In what was a back and fourth game of basketball, the UAA Seawolves came out on top, beating the Saint Martin Saints 73-66 at...

A track of their own

Things will start to change for the Seawolf track and field team soon. Their performances are up and they are trying to figure out...