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,...

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....

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.

Swapping pencils for broomsticks

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

Ryan Orton begins fourth year coaching for the Seawolves

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

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

LeBron in LA: “Matinee,” not “showtime”

Why LeBron James and the new-look Los Angeles Lakers will not live up to the hype this season

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...

9 days and 12 hours later, Ulsom wins Iditarod

Joar Leifseth Ulsom, of Norway, claimed his first top-three finish in the Iditarod with a win this year. Since he started racing it, though, he's never not finished in the top 10.

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...

Who to look out for this hockey season

As the 2018-19 UAA hockey season is just days away from beginning, the team has made a complete makeover to their player and coaching...

Women’s basketball team wins final GCI Great Alaska Shootout tournament

Head coach Ryan McCarthy: “To me this was our best defensive performance and from an effort standpoint and we are very happy to have put ourselves in a position to accomplish one of our goals for the season.”

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...

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...

Creating a culture of skiing

Getting Alaska on skis is the goal of Skiku, a statewide program providing annual Nordic ski instruction to Alaska Native youth at schools in...

More than student-athletes

The National Collegiate Athletic Association recently celebrated their Diversity and Inclusion Week. In response, many schools across the country have shown support for their...

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

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...

2017 Alaska Airlines Governor’s Cup

With a yearly dual of UAA vs UAF hockey, the teams will battle it out once again on Feb. 24 and 25.

Hockey twins given fresh start in Alaska

Nothing could have prepared Nathan and Jonah Renouf for the adversity they would face as newcomers to the Quinnipiac University hockey team last season. The...

Houston, we have a problem: does Carmelo Anthony still belong on an NBA roster?

After only 10 games, the Houston Rockets decided to officially part ways with Carmelo Anthony on Nov. 15. Before deciding to hop off of the...

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...

UAA alumni give back to their high schools through coaching

To coach at the middle and high school level in the Anchorage School District, coaches must be certified and pass the Alaska Coaches Education...

The top ten worst official mascots in college sports

TNL presents: The top ten worst official mascots in college sports. From the GeoDuck to the Fighting Pickle, these mascots are either insanely obnoxious or questionably cool. Take a look and see if you agree.

Anchorage Mayor’s Marathon, Salmon Run and more summer fun

Looking to get a head start on your summer plans? There are many options of activities and events taking place this year, some already...

Olympians and UAA athletes host Champ Chat

Through the nonprofit organization Fast and Female, amateur and professional female athletes were able to meet for a day of activities and talks

Meet the Seawolf: Marine Dusser

I got a chance to catch up with Marine Dusser, who came all the way from France to ski for the Seawolves. Between her French accent, having over 30 podium results in biathlon races, and being a member of the French National Biathlon Team, we had plenty to discuss.

Season-high score concludes gymnastics season

Despite the amount of injuries and the lack of a full squad for the majority of the season, head coach Tanya Ho and assistant coach Alina Cartwright produced a season with four wins, one loss, one 2nd of 3 and two 3rd of 3 meets.

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.