Four decades later: The end of the Shootout

The GCI Great Alaska Shootout will play in its 40th and final year over Thanksgiving 2017 before officially ceasing

Laughing Kawhi, the latest laughing stock of the Twitter-sphere

How NBA superstar, Kawhi Leonard, became the internet’s favorite meme during the last week of September

UAA cross-country and track and field team lose head coach after 29 years

After the completion of the 2018-2019 track and field season, head coach Michael Friess announced his retirement from the program, after nearly 30 years...

UAA hockey finds its coach

Matt Curley, former head coach to the EC Red Bulls Juniors team out of Salzburg, Austria, is UAA's new head hockey coach

24 UAA athletes recognized with academic awards

With the conclusion of both the skiing and gymnastics seasons, both sports announced the recipients of their all-academic awards. For skiing, the United States Collegiate...

Iditarod historical Alaskan tradition: Race celebrates 44th year

The 44th Iditarod starts this coming Saturday. With 86 mushers and over 1,300 dogs it truly is the “the last great race.”The ceremonial start...

UAA volleyball looks to get back on track after two historic seasons

UAA levels Simon Fraser with a show of brutal dominance.

National champion Kurgat leads ‘Shewolves’ to fifth-place finish

The senior from Eldoret, Kenya finished the 6-kilometer course in 20 minutes, 32.3 seconds, about 20 seconds ahead of second place finisher Sarah Berger of Walsh University.

Ryan Orton begins fourth year coaching for the Seawolves

Orton returns to UAA with ample experience in coaching, recruiting and academics

Adrenaline rush in the Alaskan backcountry

Over the weekend of April 12-15, competitors and spectators from all over the world met at Summit Lake for the annual Arctic Man race,...

Seawolf gymnasts debut 2018 season

Having only one unofficial meet prior, UAA competed in their first regular season meet against Cortland.

League recognizes 50 greatest players

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association has announced that over 130 players from 13 past and present member schools are up for inclusion to the...

Keeping up with the Timberwolves: how Jimmy Butler is making the NBA juicier than...

"You (obscenity) need me!" NBA all-star Jimmy Butler said to the Timberwolves general manager, Scott Layden, as reported by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Oct....

Believing is key for Seawolf hockey

The Seawolf hockey team is showing signs of improvement, not just physically, but mentally, according to UAA second-year head coach Matt Curley. “The biggest improvement...

Greg Myford to take over after McDiffett retirement

Tim McDiffett, the current interim athletic director, will be retiring at the end of June, according to an announcement made by UAA Chancellor Sam...

Fall 2017 UAA Athletics recap

Karolin Anders is a former member of the UAA track and field team. The accomplishments of UAA’s athletic department have already added up to an...

Mantha helps hold UAA hockey together for his final season

The three-time team MVP goaltender of the Seawolves is starting the season with national recognition for his success.

Transfers and freshmen to populate 2018-19 athletic teams

With the 2018-19 athletic seasons in sight and pre-season training starting for several teams over the summer break, coaches are preparing their teams with new additions.

UAA’s 2007-08 Men’s basketball team — Where are they now?

Four standout alumni from UAA's basketball team look back at their collegiate careers and reflect on how it has shaped their lives

Mount Marathon: Over 100 years in the making

The annual Mount Marathon race is one of the oldest races in Alaska. On July 4, thousands of Alaskans and out-of-staters flock to Seward...

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,...

Athletic department pushes forward after shaky turn of events

Despite the recent turn of events that left Anchorage shaking, the Alaska Airlines Center and Wells Fargo Sports Complex are still standing. However, there...

Four new ‘skiwolves’ added to the roster

It's already July and UAA coaches are working to secure last-minute signers to their teams. Head Ski Coach Sparky Anderson has been successful in...

UAA gymnastics makes efforts to save athletic program

The University of Illinois at Chicago announced that they shutting down their men and women's gymnastics teams after the upcoming 2018-19 season. In doing...

Kurgat takes over outdoor track and field season

The Seawolves are currently two meets into their outdoor track and field season after the completion of their indoor season. Senior Caroline Kurgat has...
Although this is his first season with UAA, Zach Court has already scored two goals. Credit: Skip Hickey

UAA hockey has major comeback against BMU

The hockey team has been on the road for the past few games and has most recently set up camp in Minnesota. This month, the...

Johnson, Davenport to lead volleyball team into 2018 season

The Seawolves will be back in action this week with their first regular season game on Aug. 23. Prior to that, the Seawolves got...

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

Seawolf athletics set to lose many talented student-athletes as 2019-2020 graduates

With the fall semester of the 2019-2020 school year coming to a close, many UAA student-athletes are finding themselves in the final competition season...