Two everlasting Shootout memories

Northern Light sports writers Thomas McIntyre and Mark Hoffman share their favorite memories of the Great Alaska Shootout.

Lady Seawolves claim fourth-straight Shootout crown

After missing the her first of two free throws with 1:25 remaining, leaving the score tied at 48-48, the Seawolves’ senior guard Kiki Taylor,...

The losses and future of UAA Athletics

After the commencement of the 2016-17 school year and athletic seasons, many of the UAA teams are losing a significant portion of their rosters and aim to reboot their teams.

Seawolves struggle in their first home games of the season

The Seawolves will be taking on Holy Names University in a weekend doubleheader on Nov. 17 and 18 at the Alaska Airlines Center. Games start at 7:30 p.m.

Men’s sweep in-state foe UAF

Peterson's career-high lift Seawolves

Previewing the Seawolves’ Saturday affair

The Seawolf women’s basketball team is going toe-to-toe with the Montana State Billings Yellowjackets Saturday Feb. 9. The bout will go down at the Wells Fargo Center and tips off at 7 p.m.

40th and Final GCI Great Alaska Shootout

Interim Chancellor Samuel Gingerich announced on Aug. 24 that the annual GCI Great Alaska Shootout will take place for the last time in 2017...

Shootout ’13: watch out for Harvard

As of March 21, the coun­try’s most renowned institu­tion of higher learning can add another accomplishment to its lengthy list of achievements: its first NCAA basketball tournament victory.

VIDEO: Kaylie Robison post-game interview

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

Canaan, Racers take Shootout crown

Give Isaiah Canaan the key to the city of Anchorage. He owns this town after his display in the 2011 Great Alaska Shootout Championship game that lifted the Murray State Racers to a thrilling 90-81 win in double overtime over the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles. Canaan would finish with a tournament-high 36 points, eight rebounds and four assists in 45 minutes of play. The junior guard shot 11 of 22 from the field, as well as 6 of 11 from beyond the arc. The Biloxi, Mississippi native also hit all of his eight attempts from the free throw line.

Black Friday frenzy at Great Alaska Shootout

Cal Poly opened things up with a 3 by Donovan Fields, the 5’ 10” Mustang point guard. Both teams struggled to score the ball in what turned out to be a low scoring first half as the Mustangs and the Chippewas each shot under 30 percent from the field.

Jenna Buchanan Q&A

Basketball is king for many youth in rural Alaska. A brightly lit gymnasium and rack of basketballs can serve as a refuge from the...

Seawolf Athletics keep busy over winter break

With the majority of UAA's athletic teams now in season, the athletes kept busy with games, meets, training and traveling.

Former Seawolf receives WBCA coaching honors

Wasilla local Alysha Devine is one of the eight NCAA Division II coaches honored by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, and the third consecutive UAA coach earning Thirty Under 30 honors.

Seawolves rank 9th in West Region rankings

The women’s basketball team is getting hot at the right time of year. The Seawolf hoopers (15-8 in Division II play) have rattled off six straight wins and ranked ninth in the NCAA Div. II West Region Women’s Basketball Rankings.

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.

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.

Seawolf women must look to keep focus, finish strong

Deep into the season, the Seawolves need to continue to make every point count. Currently ranked 14th nationally and 4th in the West Region, the...

2014-15 Women’s Hoops schedule announced

Courtesy of UAA Sports Information Release: July 16, 2014 ANCHORAGE – University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball head coach Ryan McCarthy announced his team’s schedule for the 2014-15...

40th GCI Great Alaska Shootout will conclude an Anchorage tradition

Interim Chancellor Samuel Gingerich announced on Aug. 24 that the annual GCI Great Alaska Shootout will take place for the last time in 2017,...

UAA overpowers Concordia

The Seawolves came out of the gates scorching and never looked back in their 93-67 wire-to-wire win over the Cavaliers. Suki Wiggs had a...

Women’s basketball loses undefeated conference status

Seawolves hold on to No. 1 spot in Great Northwest Athletic Conference with 10 regular season games remaining

Seawolves fall to Cougars in fight for fourth

Lack of shooting finds UAA men's basketball in sixth in their final GCI Great Alaska Shootout

Devine siblings take over UAA basketball

Both in their senior season, Alysha and Connor are making their names known.

Why everyone should be a Stephen Curry fan

About a month ago Stephen Curry was named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player.The Golden State Warriors shooting guard helped his club jump out to...

Wildcats break UAA home win streak

The UAA Men’s basketball team felt the sting of defeat to Central Washington University, losing 52-50 in what could be considered a questionably called...

UAA’s late rally not enough in National Championship

Seawolves fall short to Lubbock Christian in NCAA Championship

For 40 years, Piccard has seen it all

Hired as the Director of Student Services when UAA was Anchorage Community College, Piccard played key roles throughout the university. Piccard was inducted into the Seawolf Hall of Fame in 2001 for his work helping expand an athletic department that only housed three sports at the time of his arrival.

UAA men’s basketball jumps into the season

The Seawolves deputed their season with two back to back wins.

Western Kentucky tops UAA in women’s Great Alaska Shootout championship

Seawolves have not won the Alaska tournament in six years