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.

Season-high score concludes gymnastics season

Despite the amount of injuries and the lack of a full squad for the majority of the season, head coach Tanya Ho and assistant coach Alina Cartwright produced a season with four wins, one loss, one 2nd of 3 and two 3rd of 3 meets.

Nanooks maul sluggish Seawolves

Wins in Anchorage have been rare for the University of Alaska Fairbanks women’s basketball team. Coming into their Jan. 15 match-up with UAA, the...

Thompson Named MVP

ANCHORAGE – Junior Travis Thompson was chosen the Alaska Anchorage men’s basketball team’s Most Valuable Player and senior Kyle Fossman took home a pair of awards Friday as the Seawolves...


There is something disconcerting about being thrown into the backseat of a car and being driven circuitously for an hour to an undisclosed location. Such...

Hyderally narrowly misses chance to compete in the final NCAA round

Sophia Hyderally, a junior on the UAA gymnastics team, was the single Seawolf to qualify for the NCAA Division I Championships after a record-breaking...

Seawolves host first home meet of the season

With meets spanning from Girdwood to Kincaid, UAA hosts the first and only home meets of the 2016-2017 ski season.

Nanooks clinch Governor’s Cup, 3-2 loss in Friday’s game

Seawolves give up two power play goals in 3-2 loss

Going pro: UAA athletes pursue athletic careers after college

  High school students often dream of continuing their athletic careers at the collegiate level, and many of those collegiate athletes later strive to take...

One-shoe wonder: Felix Kemboi wins 5K race in surprising turn of events

UAA freshman from Kenya didn't let a lost shoe prevent him from winning the indoor 5-kilometer race at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championships Feb. 16-17.

Rugby experience brings pleasure through pain for local enthusiasts

When I was young I loved playing tackle football. Unfortunately there wasn’t a Pop Warner league where I grew up. To make matters worse,...

Building Anchorage into a title town

Consistency isn’t a given: it’s earned. Contenders don’t just appear: they rise from the ashes of struggle. Championships aren’t won: they are built. As students and faculty...

Hooper-turned-trainer Jhayde Zamora adapts his love for the game

In the summer of 2018, Anchorage hooper Jhayde Zamora’s basketball journey took a turn for the worst. “I tore my ACL. I was laying on...

Previewing the Seawolves hockey matchup

The Seawolves will clash with the Colorado College Tigers Friday and Saturday night. This is an important set of games. They are opportunities for the green and gold to salvage what has turned into a disappointing season of hockey.

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...

Sports Briefs

Registe named Most Outstanding Male Performer Senior David Registe was named the Most Outstanding Male Performer May 14, 2011 at the conclusion of the 2011...

The losses and future of UAA Athletics

After the commencement of the 2016-17 school year and athletic seasons, many of the UAA teams are losing a significant portion of their rosters and aim to reboot their teams.

The weekend primer: Volleyball team squares off at home

The Seawolf volleyball teams back home this weekend for two matches against fellow GNAC squads, the Northwest Nazarene Crusaders and Central Washington Wildcats. Both visitors are sitting in the top half of the GNAC standings. The two crews have also tangled with the Seawolves earlier this season, with each of them losing 3-1 in their own backyards.

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.

Get outside: Rent some gear and have some fun

Many people have a good excuse to stay indoors during chilly winters in Alaska. But, in the summer where temperatures rarely exceed eighty degrees, there are hardly any ways to justify being inactive and indoors.

2013-14 Athletic Season Review

Compiled by Travis Dowling Courtesy of UAA Sports Information The 2013-14 Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team earned a 19-9 record and qualified for the program’s...

Great Alaska Shootout Schedule & Dissecting the Shootout field

Here's the Women's and Men's Great Alaska Shootout Schedule! Also: get a break down with Thomas McIntyre and Mark Hoffman including stats on the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves (Women's and Men's), Georgetown University Hoyas, Nicholls State University Colonels, UC Riverside Highlanders, Indiana State Sycamores, University of Denver Pioneers, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Phoenix, University of Tulsa Golden Hurricane, Pepperdine University Waves, Texas Christian University Horned Frogs, and Harvard University Crimson.

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Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon (see photo, left) draws runners to Anchorage     St. Paul Island designated as home to national trail Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne...

Overtime: Anderson Silva: More than a great fighter

“I’m not the best. I just do things that people think are impossible.” Anderson Silva dropped this line shortly after earning a technical knockout victory over Stephan Bonnar at UFC 153. While this statement holds some merit, it’s only half true. Silva’s a horrible judge of talent if he believes he’s not the best, but he’s spot on with the second part.

Close losses plague Seawolves

Seawolf basketball kicked off the season at Disney's Division II West Coast Tip-off Classic in Anaheim, Calif. against a tough field including Southwest Minnesota State, Fort Lewis and Humboldt State. Senior guard Kenny Barker scored 21 points in his Seawolf debut and fellow senior Jeremiah Trueman added 11 points, but the UAA men's basketball team could not make up a late deficit Friday as it fell 60-55 to Southwest Minnesota State o Friday, Nov.

UAF heads to Seawolf territory for their chance to try and take down No....

Though it’s not a Cinderella or a coach Carter story, the tale of the Seawolves Volleyball season is one for the books. Win after...

Gymnasts and Assistant Coach honored by MPSF

Sophomore Leah Wilson and junior Lauren Agostino captured three spots each on the 2009 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Conference Team, announced March 23 by the league office. Sophomore Kristy Boswell and freshmen Kaelei Spoor and Shakea Sanders also earned all-league awards, while UAA's Tami Monette was named MPSF Assistant Coach of the Year for the third time in five seasons.

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Hiring of Blair completes UAA hockey ANCHORAGE _" UAA head hockey coach Dave Shyiak has hired Campbell Blair as an assistant coach July 17. "Campbell is...

Alaska men should hit the trail for breasts

I decided to run in the 5-mile Alaska Run for Women on June 11 because I thought it would be a good training run...

GNAC national champion hails from Soldotna

Junior Danielle McCormick started her running career in middle school and has done both track and cross-country ever since. What she loves most about running is the “direct relationship between what you put in and what you get out,” she said.