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Seawolves hire Green to lead volleyball UAA athletic director Dr. Steve Cobb announced March 26 that Chris Green has been hired as the Seawolves' new volleyball coach. Green, who becomes the sixth coach in program history, has spent the last nine years as the head coach at Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff, Neb.

Spring Challenge gives students outlet from finals stress

As the spring break vacation becomes more of a faded memory and the final weeks of the spring semester begin to absorb students' lives, a select few look to the Intramural Spring Team Challenge as an outlet to relieve the academic burdens and college frustrations that build up.

TNL Covers Great Alaska Shootout

The Great Alaska Shootout: Women Game 2-1 Miama vs Alaska Anchorage. Video by Vicente Capala/TNL

Seawolves split two with rival Nanooks

Call it ironic. Call it karma. Fans can call it what they want, but Seawolf defenseman Mark Smith redeemed himself in front of the...

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Alaska Aces paint the rink pink In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Alaska Aces sponsored the 1st Annual Paint the Rink Pink charity event last week in conjunction with their preseason game against the Texas Wildcatters on Wednesday and Thursday nights, Oct.

Meet the Seawolf: Kimya Jafroudi

Love of the sport can be a powerful effect on an individual. Sometimes, it can even get a person to trade in their swimsuit...
The women's basketball team is currently 9-1 this season. Credit: Andy Mead

2 for 0 in Hilo

UAA's women basketball team traveled to Hilo on Dec. 14 to compete against Holy Names University and University of Hawaii at Hilo. Their first match...

ROTC organizes first annual ‘9/11 Memorial Run’

September 11, 2001 is quite possibly the most memorable, albeit horrific, event in American history over the past 30 years. 9/11 was a day where many Americans awoke to terrified phone calls and frantic news coverage of the events that transpired that day.

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Portlock named Gymnast of the Week UAA senior Jessica Portlock has been named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation's Gymnast of the Week for Jan. 28-Feb. 3. The Anchorage native scored 9.5 or higher or all six of her routines as UAA posted a 3-1 record in a pair of meets in New England.

Men’s basketball continue to come out on top

The Seawolf men continued their winning ways at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex with an 87-68 blow out of the visiting Montana State Billings Yellowjackets. The win was the second in a row for the Seawolf team who are gaining confi dence and making their case for yet another playoff appearance in the West Region.

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...

’12th men’ talk possible back-to-back Super Bowl victories

This Sunday the Seattle Seahawks will try to repeat as Super Bowl Champions. And so will the team’s fans. The band of Seahawks supporters all across...

Sports Briefs 3/30/2010

Four Seawolves qualify for NCAAs The Alaska Anchorage track team lit up the track at the Stanford Invitational and Chabot Relays claiming four UAA records...

Off the radar Alaskan hiking

It’s high summer – the bugs are out, and you should be too. Luckily, there are many more places to enjoy the out doors than the bustling avenues around Flattop and the Glen Alps. Outlined here are a couple of hikes – of varying difficulty – that are not far from Anchorage, and have some semblance of solitude. •Bear Mountain and Mount Eklutna •Blacktail Ptarmigan Rocks and Roundtop Mountain

UAA gets big early season victory over #11 UC-San Diego

New season, usual suspects for the #13 UAA Seawolves as they got a hard-fought 74-62 win over #11 UC-San Diego in the 2010 Disney...

Head volleyball coach Earl resigns

Michelle Earl's time at UAA has come to a close. On Jan. 15, UAA's head volleyball coach resigned her position. Citing a desire to return to her family in Arizona, Earl has decided to move back to her home state so her young son will be able to spend more time with his family.

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Sweet-shooting Swede joins UAA women's basketball team ANCHORAGE - UAA coach Tim Moser announced forward Maria Nilsson has signed a National Letter of Intent to...

West High Ski Swap supports UAA ski team

Need to get rid of your old skis or snowboards and make some money? Are you looking for a good deal on the latest...

Swapping pencils for broomsticks

Quidditch comes to life with the help of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation department.

Seawolves make playoffs

The UAA men's basketball team took their final win of the regular season 99-95 against 9th nationally ranked Western Washington, who has first place...

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.

Second annual Bike Club Auction means entertainment

On Friday, March 28, students filed into the Student Union Den fully expecting to leave in a few hours with purses and wallets devoid of cash - all in the name of charity and good fun, of course. The Bike Club had attracted participants by presenting its Second Annual Bachelor and Bachelorette Auction.

Seawolves host first home meet of the season

With meets spanning from Girdwood to Kincaid, UAA hosts the first and only home meets of the 2016-2017 ski season.

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Seawolf basketball to air on KUDO AM-1080 radio The UAA athletic department has signed a three-year agreement with local radio station KUDO AM-1080 to broadcast both men's and women's basketball, beginning with the upcoming 2007-08 season. In cooperation with the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network, all 30 UAA regular-season men's games - both home and away - will air on KUDO, along with most Seawolf women's home games.

New athletic clubs may be started by students

As I walked through the annual Campus Kickoff last Sunday, I noticed a lot of great opportunities UAA has to offer. There was an...

Outlook is bright for Seawolf volleyball season

While the UAA women's volleyball team feels strong about their performance so far this season, they realize that they still have a long way to go and many tough opponents awaiting them in the Greater Northwest Athletic Conference and other tournament play.

UAA hosts rivals in Nordic Cup

There may be little snow on the ground, but the UAA ski team is hoping that won't be the case by next week. UAA is hosting the Alaska Nordic Cup for the second time in the race's history. The Nordic Cup is an annual race between UAA and archrival UAF. UAA is looking to avenge last season's disappointing one-point loss.

Oleson’s offense leads Nanook feast of Seawolves

Fairbanks – You wouldn’t have known from watching him but Brad Oleson played on an injured ankle against UAA. After the University of Alaska...

UAA hockey’s first line of defense

Scott, Cygan and Zaporzan. Cygan, Zaporzan and Scott. Zaporzan, Scott and Cygan. Any way you pair them, Mike Scott, Steve Cygan and Gregg Zaporzan, the first line...

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Seawolf women sign point guard and two forwards The University of Alaska Anchorage women's basketball team has signed a trio of players - Laura Taborsky...