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...

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.

For 40 years, Piccard has seen it all

Hired as the Director of Student Services when UAA was Anchorage Community College, Piccard played key roles throughout the university. Piccard was inducted into the Seawolf Hall of Fame in 2001 for his work helping expand an athletic department that only housed three sports at the time of his arrival.

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 volleyball looks to get back on track after two historic seasons

UAA levels Simon Fraser with a show of brutal dominance.

Ryan Orton begins fourth year coaching for the Seawolves

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

Seawolf gymnasts debut 2018 season

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

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....

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Swapping pencils for broomsticks

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

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...

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...

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

Seawolves struggle in their first home games of the season

The Seawolves will be taking on Holy Names University in a weekend doubleheader on Nov. 17 and 18 at the Alaska Airlines Center. Games start at 7:30 p.m.