Two reporters follow ambitious trail through the Chugach

Hiking the Chugach Mountain Range via the thoroughfare of Crow Pass Trail near Girdwood was our way of paying homage to recent UAA graduate...

Turnagain Pass offers backcountry bliss

At 8 a.m. on a November morning there are no birds chirping, it is still dark and it is 22 degrees outside: time to go shredding. Turnagain Pass is an excellent destination for any intermediate to expert backcountry snowboarders and downhill skiers who want to have their day filled with powder and wintery bliss.

Seawolf hockey team deserves more of fans’ respect

6,251. That's the number of seats in the Sullivan Arena. 3,920. That's the average attendance through 16 regular season home games for the University of Alaska Anchorage hockey team. Yes, there's a small core of die-hard green and gold puckheads yelling chants of U-A-A in the student cheering section.

Frolf course review: Hanshew Middle School

Contrary to the bad reputation that the Hanshew Middle School disc golf course has, I find it to be a personal favorite. The course is...

Seawolves score last minute shot against Nanooks

The Alaska Nanooks guard Ashton Edwards drove the ball across the half court line and several feet outside the three point line before pulling...

Seawolf son returns home

“For the first time in Seawolf history, an alumnus will lead the program.” Taken straight from the 2001-02 University of Alaska Anchorage hockey media guide,...

Seawolves unofficially kick off basketball season

The 2017 men's basketball squad showed off against alumni after a drastic roster change.

Overtime Column: The Finals

In honor (or disdain) of finals week, I look ahead to “the” Finals: the two weeks at the beginning of summer sports fans hang...

Super Bowl XLV: An exciting matchup, even without Caleb Hanie

I won’t be going into Super Bowl weekend with great expectations. I’ve had my Super Bowl—it started the minute Todd Collins entered the Packers-Bears...

Extended Stay kicks off season for volleyball

The Extended Stay Deluxe Invitational Volleyball Tournament is the official season opener for Kentucky Wesleyan College, the Academy of Art, University of Mary and your hometown UAA Seawolves. With practices starting just a week and a half ago, the teams are working hard on the basics and scrimmaging each other to get up to par for the upcoming tournament.

Flat track fever

Rage City Rollergirls keeps Anchorage filled with hard-hitting entertainment

Fox finishes first collegiate gymnastics season as standout

At the first meet of the season, Isabelle Fox was awarded MPSF Freshman of the Week based on her exceptional performance at a dual meet against Cortland in early January. She scored 9.60 or higher on seven of her eight routines.

Anchorage’s annual Zombie Half Marathon rallies up over 500 participants

Over 500 participants joined together Saturday morning to look like zombies and run or walk 13.1 miles

Bemidji State sweeps UAA with 5-1 win Saturday

Backup goalie Jared D’Amico produces two scoreless periods before letting three past in third

UAA Nordic finishes what alpine started

After the commencement of the Alpine portions of the UAA and Seawolf Invitationals, Nordic picked up last week in Kincaid.

UAA student spins into record books with human hamster wheel

When UAA student Andy Liebner decided to try making the Guinness Book of World Records, he didn't go for something a little more standard, like the most freethrows in a minute, or Alaska-oriented, like scaling Mt. McKinley without oxygen. To get him in the listings, they'll have to make a brand-new category: Liebner designed and built what should soon be known as the world's largest human hamster wheel, which measures 15 feet standing upright.

Track and Field qualifies nine athletes for NCAA’s

Nine conference titles. 14 All-GNAC performances. Nine GNAC All-Academic selections. Things look pretty good for the Seawolf Track and Field team who finished up the...

Kurgat named XC Athlete of the Year

Kurgat adds the individual national win and Athlete of the Year title to several other awards, including three USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week awards and two Great Northwest Athletic Conference runner of the week awards.

Despite strong comeback, Seawolves fall short of tournament repeat

Heart, determination and execution defined the 2007 Nye Frontier Classic, even if the Seawolves did not take home the hardware. Overall, the team finished the tournament undefeated with a win against Wayne State and a tie against eighth-ranked Boston University.

Lackluster offensive output costs the Seawolves

A fantastic relief performance by freshman goalie Jon Olthuis wasn't enough to overcome defensive breakdowns and a dull power-play effort by the Seawolf hockey team on Feb. 16. The Minnesota State-Mankato Mavericks beat UAA 5-2. The win pushed the Mavericks to a record of 11-16-6 overall and 8-12-5 in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association conference standings.

Early ‘Ski-wolves’ training leads to top 15 finishes

The Seawolves traveled down to Montana and Utah for the final week of winter break to kickstart the 2016-17 season.

Silent generation seeks athletic female role models

Growing up in today’s society requires a certain amount of self-respect, backbone, determination and positive influence to survive the pressures and challenges of adolescence. With that being said, no matter what dream you may have you need someone to look up to, someone to make you believe that you too can become great at any challenge.

Lady Seawolves forward dominates the court, inspires team

Rebecca Kielpinski has quickly become one of the basketball greats at UAA. As a sophomore, the No. 54 center already ranks in the top 20 all-time in points, rebounds, blocked shots, free throws made, shots made and double-doubles (at least 10 points and 10 rebounds in one game).

Senior athletes Sheely, Svejcar and Hooe complete their final collegiate seasons

After four years of collegiate athletics, UAA seniors reflect on their careers in their respective sports.

The Hungarian Olympian in the 49th state

Two-time Olympian Anna Berecz now coaches the UAA alpine ski team as a graduate assistant coach

Second love leads long jumper to success

Basketball, not track and field, is David Registe's first love. But it was his accomplishments in track - particularly in the long jump, in which he took first place at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championships in May and is only the second long jumper in GNAC history to surpass the 24-foot mark - that earned him the GNAC's 2007 Freshman of the Year award.

35th Great Alaska Shootout starts Nov. 20

The season of hoops is quickly approaching. In only a few weeks, the Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout will tip off for the 35th time.

Volleyball Update: Seawolves rally on

The Seawolves' Volleyball Team has nearly tripled the number of wins last season with the wins they have taken this season. Starting off the season with 14 non-conference matches, where the Lady Seawolves dominated 9-5, shows to have been a great pre-season warm up.

Moose Run Hill course offers 18 holes to golfers of any caliber

With wide open fairways and relatively few hazards the Hill course at Moose Run Golf Course is arguably the most player-friendly course in the Anchorage area. The Hill course was originally built as a nine-hole layout in 1952 by combat engineers with the intention of balancing the wide-open fairways with small greens to give players a challenging round of golf.