First playoff game proves upsetting for Seawolves

The sixth-seeded UAA Seawolves lost 84-67 to the third-ranked Chaminade Silverswords at the Royal Brougham Pavilion in Seattle for the opening game of the...

Begging Favre to come back means desperation

So let me get this straight. Brett Favre, who I have no problem admitting to being one of the greatest players ever to throw...

Seawolves show poise in upset bid against Western Oregon

The UAA men’s basketball team did not look up to the task of upsetting No. 20 Western Oregon last week. The Great Northwest Athletic...

Sports Briefs

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.

New women’s basketball coach resigns

Thursday, newly-hired UAA women’s basketball coach Nathan Altenhofen resigned from his post citing professional misconduct. UAA athletic director Steve Cobb accepted his resignation, but did...

Falls Creek

Falls Creek Trail is amazing for the intermediate to experienced hiker. Its steep routes and strenuous terrain mixed with the slight distance from Anchorage gives this trail a bit of an edge on others. It provides extraordinary scenery and a chance to explore further, time permitting.

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.

{Outdoor Briefs}

Do you know how to tell the difference between cow parsnip and devil’s club? Both plants look similar at first glance due to their...

Cross Country teams look to improve in 2010-11

Coming from an extremely successful 2009-10 season, the Seawolves were able to sweep the Hawaii Pacific Invitational. UAA is nationally ranked among Division II schools...

40th and Final GCI Great Alaska Shootout

Interim Chancellor Samuel Gingerich announced on Aug. 24 that the annual GCI Great Alaska Shootout will take place for the last time in 2017...

Reaching a heaven on earth

Every year there is new technology forming within the snowboard community. The latest trend in the board sport world is splitboarding. Splitboarding has slowly...

Overtime: LeBron Unchained: Heat trump Spurs in NBA finals

Game Seven — all that a sports fan can ask for. Even more so than the mighty Super Bowl or a World Cup soccer championship...

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...

Meet the Seawolf: Lukas Ebner

Lukas Ebner is one of the top Nordic men skiers at UAA. I was honored to have the chance to interview him this past week about the season, Germany, and painted nails.

Alaska Aces fans rally behind goaltender

Jeff Barney's big day

Shewolves shine through wind, cold

Decked from head to toe in anything that sparkled green and gold, the UAA runners were glittering. But when they crossed the finish line,...

Lady Seawolves rip it up on the road

After dropping two conference matches last weekend at the Sports Center, the University of Alaska Anchorage women's volleyball team went on the road ready...

Crow Pass Crossing no longer a UAA event

UAA recently announced that the event will be taken over by Healthy Futures.

UAA basketball goes three for four in home series

The UAA women started the home series of basketball games, Feb. 10, at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex beating Saint Martins 64-48. A team...

UAA skiers ninth at championships

Disappointing end to season for Kanady

Seawolf women send seniors out in style

Their playing time in Alaska may be over, but their season is far from finished. While four seniors played their final minutes in front of a home crowd, they will still have more time on the court in future playoff games. On Feb. 28, the Seawolves matched up with the Wildcats of Central Washington University and came out with an 85-53 win.

Overtime: A look into the fanatic world of Fantasy Football

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, get comfy in your couch cushions, plug your lap tops in, grab a remote, and keep a close...

UAA Sports Medicine works overtime and then some

Meet the hardest working duo in all of the UAA Athletic Department. Head Athletic Trainer Chris Volk and Assistant Trainer Kevin Lechtenberg have made quite...

Registration deadlines approach for Mayor’s Marathon

Regular registration for the 2009 Mayor's Marathon & Half-Marathon, presented by ConocoPhillips, will come to a close Thursday, May 21. Applicants may register late on June 18-19 at the Mayor's Marathon Expo at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel. The 36th annual marathon is scheduled for June 20.

1-on-1: Christian Leckband

Christian Leckband Position: Forward Major: Business Administration, MarketingBasketball is king for many youth in rural Alaska. A brightly lit gymnasium and rack of basketballs can serve...

Matanuska Peak, minus a few rain-soaked meters

The old NtraiLs outdoor series retired when writer Rich Stromberg finished his coursework at UAA and the newspaper acronym changed from NL to TNL....

Sports briefs 2/23/2010

UAA avoid upset, hold on to defeat Wolves 62-60 Nicci Miller produced a double-double and fellow senior Tamar Gruwell hit the game-winning free throws with...

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...

A/E Club sponsers ‘Rondy’s second outhouse race

The majority of people know about March Madness, the World Series, and the Super Bowl. But what about the Black Forest Outhouse Race? How about the Outhouse Tour of America? Outhouse racing has surfaced in Anchorage with the thanks going to the University of Alaska Anchorage's Architecture and Engineering Club, which sponsored the event in 2006.

UAF graduate shares Iditarod experiences, expectations

It was 20 degrees below zero at night, and dog sled musher Ed Iten was guiding his team toward the river that lies between...