Meet the Seawolf: Lonnie Ridgeway

An Interview with TNL TNL: How long have you been playing basketball for? LR: Ever since I can remember. I remember wearing jerseys in first grade,...

TNL Covers Great Alaska Shootout

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

Top 5 basketball films of all time

Sports movies are often overlooked, especially basketball movies. This is due largely in part to the formulaic nature that most sport films fall victim to. There have, however, still been some great basketball films that either avoid the standard formula, or play around with it well enough that the resulting product is worth watching.

Golden Flashes denied UAA a Shootout five-peat

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SJU stormed off with 2010 title

The 2010 Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout Men’s championship game was nothing less than what a college basketball enthusiast could hope for. It would be the...

Local high schools featured in Shootout

One, two, three, four, who is it we’re cheering for? Five, six, seven, eight, probably someone out of state! The Great Alaska Shootout is back for its 34th anniversary, with 16 games of intense court action. These 16 games mean a minimum of 16 halftime slots to fill, and associate Athletics Director Tim McDiffett. With his volunteer Shootout committee, have been looking for acts to fill those gaps in action.

Gritty UAA Women will have targets on their jerseys as they look to defend...

Since the arrival of UAA Women’s Basketball Head Coach Tim Moser six seasons ago, you can count on three things every year from the 12th ranked Seawolves. Teams under his direction were going to be gritty, play tough defense, and make the NCAA postseason every season. And with a 84 winning percentage (135-27 record at UAA), the highest for an active coach in Division II women’s basketball, why change a winning formula?

The unsung burdens of a college athlete

An athlete at UAA is set apart from everyone else; they are one of about 200 athletes out of a student population of over 20,000. They have access to unique academic resources, from daily study hall, priority registration and housing, to free and unlimited tutoring.

State puts $2M towards Shootout’s future after ‘09 low

The State of Alaska’s fiscal budget in 2012 is set to include $2 million dollars intended to revitalize the suffering Great Alaska Shootout. The money will be allotted over a three-year period, starting in 2012. Expenditures will include raising game guarantees for participating teams, and providing travel subsidies for rural Alaskans.