First two hockey coach forums in the bag

The search to replace Dave Shyiak is in full effect. The first two candidates have officially wrapped up their public forums. Like athletic director Steve Cobb has stated before, the influence these events have on the upcoming decision is up in the air.

Womens basketball 2009/2010 season in review

The UAA Women’s Basketball team has finished up their season and once again, proved they were one of the West Region and GNAC powerhouses...

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...

Sports Briefs (9/29/2009)

Seawolf women win Sundodger open race The UAA men’s and women’s cross country teams wrapped up a successful showing at the University of Washington’s 18th...

VIDEO: #22 Brandon Walker and #44 Casey Robinson post-game interview Nov. 14.

UAA Men's Basketball seniors Brandon Walker and Casey Robinson spoke with TNL after their 67-52 victory over UCSD.

Overtime: Ranking the NHL’s elite 8 teams

I don’t claim to be an expert on the NHL. If I were writing this during my run as one of the top five regional NHL Hitz 2002 players, maybe it’d be a different story.

Crucial points at stake for UAA hockey

The Seawolves will be looking for some critical WCHA points when they entertain the Minnesota Golden Gophers this weekend at the Sullivan Arena. UAA and...

Spring sports preview: When and where to catch the action

Hi, my name is Nolin Ainsworth, and I am the new assistant sports editor at The Northern Light. As odd as this might sound,...

Run in your Halloween costume and have some fun

It is time to get your running shoes on and participate in the 42nd-annual Tuesday Night Races. You don’t have to be a marathon runner...

Women’s basketball wraps up with trip to final four

As the end of the second half drew near, the outcome was apparent: 1 minute left, the Seawolves down, 57-80. Bang. The Mavericks' Lauren Barber executes another flawless three-pointer that stings that much more. Nonetheless, the Seawolves, not a team to go down without a fight, pressed on and Tamar Gruwell puts in one more three to show their endurance, ending their 2009 Final Four appearance, 60-83.

Seawolf teams enjoy the friendly confines up north

Put yourself in the sneakers or skates of the opponents who have to come to Anchorage to play the Seawolves. You have to travel a...

Seawolf women dazzle 6th-ranked Falcons

The UAA women’s basketball team knocked off nationally ranked Seattle Pacific University. The Seawolves dominated the Falcons the entire game. They managed to fend off a late SPU comeback eclipsing them 77-65. The Seawolves are undoubtedly off to an industrious start in GNAC conference play.

VIDEO: #50 Hanna Johansson post-game interview Nov. 14.

UAA junior forward Hanna Johansson answers some questions after a 2OT loss to TWU in Anaheim.

What my Bill MacKay Athlete of the Year ballot would look like

The Bill MacKay Athlete of the Year award is given to the UAA student-athlete who simply plays his or her sport at a different...

Seawolves travel for showdown in the Gopher hole.

This week, the second of conference season play for UAA, the hockey team will be traveling to Minnesota for two games against the Golden...

Meet The Seawolves: Michael Adams

Cross Country Running Michael Adams Year: Sophomore Previous School: Service HS Hometown: Anchorage, AK Major: Medical Technology 5 things you might not know about Michael 1. His most memorable cross-country moment...

Sports Briefs

Seawolves post home record against Kentucky in gymnastics Paced by sophomore Leah Wilson's all-around victory, the UAA Seawolves recorded their top home meet score of all-time and the second best overall in a 195.850-193.000 loss to No. 24 University of Kentucky Sunday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex.

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...

VIDEO: UAA Women’s Basketball Head Coach Tim Moser post-game interview Nov. 14.

UAA Women's Head Coach Tim Moser speaks about the team's performance tonight against TWU and their overall performance in the 2010 Disney West Coast...

UAA women fall in second round of the NCAA tournament

It has not been easy for the UAA women's basketball team all season long. With an offense that was last in the GNAC in turnover margin and a defense that struggles to find its consistency early in games, the Seawolves spent most of this season playing close, tight, low-scoring games that even head coach Tim Moser refers to as ugly.

Sports briefs 3/2/2010

UAA posts program-best 2nd place The Alaska Anchorage posted a program-best second place finish at the Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association Championships / NCAA West...

UAA will take on North Dakota for conference opener

The Seawolves third week of hockey action will take place on Friday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 24 against the University of North Dakota. This...

Men’s hoops season ends with loss in opening round

The UAA men's basketball team seemed poised to pull off the improbable upset over nationally ranked No. 4 Humboldt State in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Tournament. Riding a phenomenal first-half performance by junior forward Carl Arts, the Seawolves took a 38-33 lead into the locker room.

Seawolves nip Nanooks, take win in 90-85

The Seawolves took on in-state rival UAF Nanooks in front of a sellout crowd of 1,160 on Saturday at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex after a long multi-state and multi-time zone road trip. "We played four games in four states in three different time zones in nine days," UAA head coach Rusty Osborne said.

Seawolves travel south to rival WWU and SFU in search of crucial road wins

Just past the halfway mark in GNAC conference play, the UAA Volleyball team will put their 4 game win streak on the line when...

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...

Overtime: The summer of Jozy

Soccer in the United States is still in development. Talk to anyone who thinks they know about soccer and they’ll snap back about how the highest level of the game is played outside of America.

Projecting the madness: Sweet 16 edition

My bracket burning commenced the second Nasir Robinson picked up that foul. And after the way I disrespected Butler last year, watching my bracket...

Women’s basketball focused on future in off-season

The 2006-2007 season will go down as one of the greatest in the history of UAA women's basketball. Winning 23 games (one short of the school record), finishing second in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (their highest finish since joining in 2001), and winning an NCAA Tournament game for only the third time are the major highlights.