Women’s basketball focused on future in off-season

The 2006-2007 season will go down as one of the greatest in the history of UAA women's basketball. Winning 23 games (one short of the school record), finishing second in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (their highest finish since joining in 2001), and winning an NCAA Tournament game for only the third time are the major highlights.

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.

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.

Overtime: Ranking the NHL’s elite 8 teams

I don’t claim to be an expert on the NHL. If I were writing this during my run as one of the top five regional NHL Hitz 2002 players, maybe it’d be a different story.

UAA will take on North Dakota for conference opener

The Seawolves third week of hockey action will take place on Friday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 24 against the University of North Dakota. This...

Seawolves nip Nanooks, take win in 90-85

The Seawolves took on in-state rival UAF Nanooks in front of a sellout crowd of 1,160 on Saturday at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex after a long multi-state and multi-time zone road trip. "We played four games in four states in three different time zones in nine days," UAA head coach Rusty Osborne said.

Sports Briefs 10/20/2009

UAA sweeps at SPU, claims share of first place Senior setter Calli Scott orchestrated a near-flawless offensive display Oct. 15 at Brougham Pavilion to lead...

VIDEO: UAA Men’s Basketball Head Coach Rusty Osborne post-game interview Nov. 13

UAA Men's Basketball Head Coach Rusty Osborne answers some questions after the Seawolves' 84-70 loss to Lewis University Nov. 13 in Anaheim.

Womens basketball 2009/2010 season in review

The UAA Women’s Basketball team has finished up their season and once again, proved they were one of the West Region and GNAC powerhouses...

Women’s basketball debut notches 93-22 win

If the UAA women's basketball team had any first game jitters, it didn't show. The Seawolf women surged to any early lead, defeating visiting Lincoln Christian, 93-22, in UAA's first game of 2007-08 the season. The Seawolves opened up early, with 3rd team All-American Rebecca Kielpinski's lay-up in the first ten seconds.

Sports Briefs

Lundberg powers UAA past SMU, 3-0 Powered by virtually unstoppable hitting from junior Cortney Lundberg, the Alaska Anchorage volleyball team rolled to a 25-18, 25-21,...

VIDEO: UAA Men’s Basketball Head Coach Rusty Osborne post-game interview Nov. 14

UAA Men's Basketball Head Coach Rusty Osborne spoke with TNL after their 67-52 win over UCSD in Anaheim.

Projecting the madness: Sweet 16 edition

My bracket burning commenced the second Nasir Robinson picked up that foul. And after the way I disrespected Butler last year, watching my bracket...

Seawolves gain sizable D-I transfer

The Alaska Anchorage men's basketball program got a big boost in the middle Monday as head coach Rusty Osborne announced that Division I transfer Malcolm Campbell, of Los Angeles, Calif., has signed a scholarship agreement. Campbell, a 6-9, 255-pound center, comes to UAA after two years at the University of Hartford (Conn.

Sports Briefs (9/29/2009)

Seawolf women win Sundodger open race The UAA men’s and women’s cross country teams wrapped up a successful showing at the University of Washington’s 18th...

First two hockey coach forums in the bag

The search to replace Dave Shyiak is in full effect. The first two candidates have officially wrapped up their public forums. Like athletic director Steve Cobb has stated before, the influence these events have on the upcoming decision is up in the air.

VIDEO: #22 Brandon Walker and #44 Casey Robinson post-game interview Nov. 14.

UAA Men's Basketball seniors Brandon Walker and Casey Robinson spoke with TNL after their 67-52 victory over UCSD.

Crucial points at stake for UAA hockey

The Seawolves will be looking for some critical WCHA points when they entertain the Minnesota Golden Gophers this weekend at the Sullivan Arena. UAA and...

Overtime: Flashing forward to the 2014 NFL Draft

Sometimes I try to explain to my friends who are Patriots fans what it’s like to root for the St. Louis Rams. It’s as if I’m speaking to them in Latin. They nod and act like my words are registering, but really, they’re too busy wondering if they could pull off UGGs as well as Tom does.

Athletic director thanks Seawolf supporters

Dear Friends of Seawolf Athletics, Today marks the completion of my first six months as Director of Athletics, without question the most exciting and rewarding...

VIDEO: UAA Women’s Head Basketball Coach Tim Moser and Senior guard Nikki Aiden

Coach Moser and Senior guard Nikki Aiden sit down with The Northern Light during their trip to Anaheim for the Disney West Coast Tip...

Seawolf teams enjoy the friendly confines up north

Put yourself in the sneakers or skates of the opponents who have to come to Anchorage to play the Seawolves. You have to travel a...

2013-14 women’s basketball

Last week’s issue covered the men’s team and the x-factors that could decide their season. This week, it’s the women’s turn. The 2013-14 Seawolf women’s basketball team is facing the ultimate challenge for college athletic programs: replacing star graduates. For the ‘Wolves, it’s guard Sasha King and forward Alysa Horn.

VIDEO: #50 Hanna Johansson post-game interview Nov. 14.

UAA junior forward Hanna Johansson answers some questions after a 2OT loss to TWU in Anaheim.

Men’s Basketball schedule unveiled

Courtesy of UAA Sports Information Release: July 18, 2014 ANCHORAGE – University of Alaska Anchorage men’s basketball head coach Rusty Osborne has announced his team’s schedule for the...

Spring sports preview: When and where to catch the action

Hi, my name is Nolin Ainsworth, and I am the new assistant sports editor at The Northern Light. As odd as this might sound,...

Big win for Lady Seawolves sets up home finale

With wins over Seattle Pacific and Western Washington, the Seawolves are on a six game winning streak, have clinched their first 20 win season since 2000, and are a stunning 14-0 at home. Now the Seawolves are 6-2 against the four teams that were picked to finish ahead of them in the preseason coaches' poll, and have almost assured themselves of their first trip to the NCAAs since 2000.

What my Bill MacKay Athlete of the Year ballot would look like

The Bill MacKay Athlete of the Year award is given to the UAA student-athlete who simply plays his or her sport at a different...