Mountain and trail runs offer new adventures

There are a lot of great ways to enjoy the outdoors here in Alaska; and for many who love energetic, cardio-based exercise, there is no better way than to get out and do some running. Summer of course is ideal for this with it comfortable temperatures and plentiful daylight.

Basketball season opener lost to Mines

The Seawolf women’s basketball team couldn’t get the defensive stops needed to fend off the Colorado School of Mines Friday night.

Cross-country has overcome huge obstacles on way to nationals

The Anchorage Daily News classified the men's West Regional cross-country meet as "wacky." Although the happenings during the meet were definitely out of the ordinary, maybe "messy" would be a better word. First, going over a little bit of the action and controversy of the race.

UAA women’s basketball repeats as GNAC champions

Seawolves dominate GNAC tournament

Newest addition to UAA Athletic Department

Tanya Pont to handle donor development and relations

Alumnus to coach lady Seawolves

For the second time in three years, former Seawolf hoopster Tim Moser, 36, applied for the head coach position with UAA's women's basketball team...

Seawolf setter shines in senior season

A leader on and off the court, a 3.98 G.P.A, the holder of six school records and on her way to three more this...

A Call To Play

For two and a half hours every week, I get to call the basketball court my classroom. On somewhat of a whim, I enrolled in...

Soccer absent at UAA

Soccer is one of Alaska’s most prominent and competitive sports. The game has seen Alaskans go onto the USA national team, Division I and...

New women’s basketball coach announced.

Athletic Director Steve Cobb announced Aug.14 that Ryan McCarthy has been hired as the women’s basketball coach at University of Alaska Anchorage after the...

More than just bragging rights on the line in rivalry

By Kyle McManus Special to The Northern Light As the postseason begins to peek its head around the corner, the tightly packed Great Northwest Athletic Conference provides all the intensity and excitement that a college hoops fan can handle. With only two and a half games separating first-place Saint Martin's (14-7, 7-3 GNAC) and fourth-place Alaska-Anchorage (14-6, 5-4 GNAC), the remainder of the season already forecasts a heated postseason atmosphere.

Seawolf hockey team ties national champions

If anyone deserves an Oscar for a debut performance it's John Hill and the Seawolf men's hockey team. New University of Alaska Anchorage hockey...

{Sports Briefs}

Cross country earns academic accolades Nine Seawolves were named to the Great Northwest Athletic Conference academic all-conference team for cross country. Sophomore Stacy Edwards tops...

Agostino leads improving Seawolf gymnastics squad

Lauren Agostino led UAA's women's gymnastics with an individual win over visiting Iowa on Feb. 9. The Seawolves, who fell to the Hawkeyes 189.657 to 192.125, made significant improvements and surprised themselves with their own finish. Steadily improving by one point per meet, the women finished three points higher than their previous meet at Ball State, where they scored 186.

Tom Brady’s 2010 performance deserving of MVP

I had a tough time choosing what to write about this week. Normally, this problem leads to me falling back upon one of my...

Resurrected women’s hockey club feels growing pains

With a Division I hockey program, UAA has been known to attract it’s fair share of out-of-state skaters to school. It’s not a surprise...

Sullivan Arena upgrades underway: New seats & ice

UAA’s Wells Fargo Sports Complex is not the only sporting venue in Anchorage that is undergoing changes this summer. The Sullivan Arena is also...

Triathlete builds endurance for Honolulu

Triathlons test an individual's endurance in swimming, running and cycling. For UAA student Caroline Willis, getting past the dog paddle was her first step. "I...

Seawolves battle Montana rivals

The Seawolves headed to the court to compete in their final non-conference match of the regular season only to suffer an immediate loss.

Basketball starts with a sweep

UAA's men's basketball team pocketed two wins against Northland Baptist Bible College's Pioneers Nov. 3 and 4 at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex to...

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.

Five-year-old James Ludwig joins the men’s basketball team

The UAA men's basketball team finally revealed their newest member on Wednesday, Oct. 23 to a press conference held at the Alaska Airlines Center....

Close encounters

In basketball one shot can be the difference between a great win and a depressing loss. The UAA men’s basketball team learned that the...

Seawolves tumble to victory

  The Seawolf Gymnasts team snagged their first home meet win in two years Friday night against West Chester, Penn. and followed it up on...

TNL Covers Great Alaska Shootout

The Great Alaska Shootout: Women Game 2-1 Miama vs Alaska Anchorage. Video by Vicente Capala/TNL

Seawolf, Nanook basketball rivalry hits the court

The UAF Nanooks entered the Wells Fargo Sports Complex Saturday night and walked out bruised green and gold. The UAA men’s basketball team defeated UAF to record their first GNAC win of the season. The night featured UAA forcing Fairbanks to turn the ball over three times consecutively within the first half. The Seawolves walked away with a 96-76 win over their in state rivals.

Cheseto found alive, “extremely hypothermic”

UPDATE 5:30 am, 11/9/11: Marko Cheseto has been found alive but is not out of the woods yet. Cheseto walked into the Springhill Suites hotel located on University Lake by the UAA and APU campuses at around 3:30 am this morning. The hotel immediately contacted UPD . In an official statement by UAA, Cheseto is said to be "extremely hypothermic" and has been taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Powerline Pass run tests trail runners

One hundred and twenty runners tested their mettle Saturday in the first ever Powerline Pass trail run. The race, a fund-raiser for the University...

Seawolves bid farewell to seniors, look back on triumphant season

Any team can have a good game, but record-breaking championship seasons are a little harder to come by. Well, for most teams. On the other hand, for the UAA basketball squads, tremendous seasons seem to come naturally.

New hockey coach to take over in August

Dave Shyiak, UAA’s newly appointed head hockey coach, will be back in town later this month ready to take the hockey program to the...