Checking in with Kyle Fossman

Only a couple months removed from being named the 2012-13 team MVP, Kyle Fossman is back on his grind. His play also netted him a First Team All-GNAC selection, but he isn’t resting on his laurels this offseason.

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.

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: Sasha King

Sasha King is the starting point guard for the Seawolf women’s basketball team. Since it’s Women’s History Month, I decided it would be cool to have a one-on-one with her about the season, her future plans, women’s sports and her record-breaking performance against Northwest Nazarene.

Seawolves top UAF Nanooks in basketball

The Seawolf men’s basketball team escaped a packed Wells Fargo Center Saturday night with a dramatic, 71-69 victory over the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Previewing the Seawolves-Nanooks matchup

The Seawolf men’s basketball team has plenty of time to prepare for its Saturday showdown with in-state rival, UAF Nanooks. Coming off a road trip to Washington, the UAA men only have the Nanooks to prep for this week. The second meeting of the season tips off at 7 p.m. Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center.

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.

Seawolves struggle against Crusaders

The Seawolves were handed a 76-49 loss at the hands of the Northwest Nazarene Crusaders Thursday night. It was a poor shooting night for the Seawolves to say the least. The Seawolves, playing without their leading scorer and floor general Sasha King due to injury, shot under 30 percent from the field in the first half.

Basketball season opener lost to Mines

The Seawolf women’s basketball team couldn’t get the defensive stops needed to fend off the Colorado School of Mines Friday night.

Seawolves sweep SpringHill Suites Invitational tournament

The Seawolf volleyball team won its first tournament of the season Saturday night by defeating Western New Mexico University in the SpringHill Suites Invitational. The win was settled in three sets with the scores 25-20, 25-21, 25-16.

Two new players added to UAA women’s basketball team

Junior Mariesha Harris, former guard at Wabash Valley College in Mt. Carmel, Ill., is one of the newest recruits to the UAA basketball team. Harris...

New women’s basketball coach announced.

Athletic Director Steve Cobb announced Aug.14 that Ryan McCarthy has been hired as the women’s basketball coach at University of Alaska Anchorage after the...

New women’s basketball coach announced

Athletic Director Steve Cobb announced Tuesday that Ryan McCarthy has been hired as the women’s basketball coach at University of Alaska Anchorage after the...

New women’s basketball coach resigns

Thursday, newly-hired UAA women’s basketball coach Nathan Altenhofen resigned from his post citing professional misconduct. UAA athletic director Steve Cobb accepted his resignation, but did...

Meet the Seawolf: Travis Thompson

The Seawolves posted another stellar performance in their 2011-2012 season, with a substantial amount of help from sophomore guard Travis Thompson. Thompson was not scheduled to play at the beginning of the season due to an off-season knee surgery, however, there is no doubt that the change in plans showcased Thompson’s talents throughout the season. TNL caught up with Thompson to get to know him off the court.

Rohde nets National Player of the Year award

UAA senior Taylor Rohde has been no stranger to personal accolades since he arrived on campus last year. The 6’9” center has literally towered over all others, collecting awards left and right at both a league and West Region level.

Eagles stop Seawolves in their tracks at Elite Eight

The UAA Women’s Basketball team was stopped just short of it’s ultimate goal as they fell 71-51 at the hands of the 2nd ranked Ashland Eagles in the NCAA Division II tournament in San Antonio on March 20. Despite being down by 32-23 at the halftime break, the Seawolves rallied in the second half of the game to get back within three points before Ashland (32-1) went on a 19-2 run midway through the frame to extinguish the Seawolves national title hopes.

Seawolves come up short against MSUB

The UAA Men’s Basketball team suffered a 74-70 loss to Montana State Billings on March 3 in the GNAC Championship game to fall one win short of the conference title for the second straight year.

Seawolves upend Vikings to repeat as GNAC champions

The UAA Women’s Basketball team proved once again they are the class of the GNAC and have some more hardware to further prove it. The Seawolves claimed a 67-52 GNAC Championship win over rival and second seeded Western Washington in Lacey, Washington on March 3 to officially punch their ticket to the West Region postseason. The top seeded Seawolves (27-4) got a team-high 19 points from junior guard Haley Holmstead.

Seawolves finish regular season with sixth straight win

After a record-breaking and crowd-stunning season, the Seawolves’ women’s basketball team ended its regular season with a crushing 94-49 win over in-state rival University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Seawolves defend top spot against Vikings

The Seawolf Women’s Basketball team extended its lead in Great Northwest Athletic Conference standings over the Western Washington Vikings with their 72-50 win over WWU on Feb. 9 at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex. This win kept the Vikings from trying to unseat the Seawolves from their No. 1 spot in the GNAC within the next couple of games and all but locked up the regular season GNAC title for the Seawolves.

Meet the Seawolf: Steve White

  What brought you here to UAA all the way back in 2008? My brother (Kevin) was here and he had been here for a year...

Seawolves tighten up defense, stomp pair of foes

There was a common theme this past week during the UAA Women’s Basketball games against Northwest Nazarene on Jan. 26 and against Central Washington on Jan. 28.

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.

UAA Women using lengthy homestand to get back to basics

After spending a large portion of the holiday season away from Anchorage, the red-hot UAA Women’s Basketball team finally has the chance to get off the road and enjoy the comforts of home for a change. A rare four-game homestand in the middle of their league schedule offers the Seawolves both a chance to settle into the start of semester as well as put a bit of distance between themselves and other GNAC foes who are looking to catch UAA atop the conference standings.

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.

Meet the Seawolf: Mario Gill

Mario Gill is known for being on the basketball team and is often found on the court whether it’s at practice or in a game. Off the court, he’s a smooth talking, fun, out-going guy who knows everyone’s name. In the gym, he’s determined and focused, but when he’s not “on the clock,” he loves to have fun, relax and listen to music. The-21-year old hails from Portland, Oregon and has played for Wilson High School. In 2008, he was named Portland Interscholastic League’s Player of the Year, and also participated in the Les Schwab Northwest Shootout.

Seawolves receive two Division I transfers who bring big games, aspirations with them

The UAA Men’s Basketball had a busy offseason and it could pay big dividends come March this upcoming season when they make the push for supremacy in both the GNAC conference and West Region playoffs. One year being removed from a team that made it to the GNAC championship and 2nd round of the NCAA Tournament, the Seawolves stocked up on more talent by adding two players who bring Division-I experience with them.

UAA basketball goes three for four in home series

The UAA women started the home series of basketball games, Feb. 10, at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex beating Saint Martins 64-48. A team...

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...