UAA Basketball packs their basketballs and bags for an Asian experience

UAA Basketball packs their basketballs and bags for an Asian experience

Team gets ready for the trip of a lifetime.

Dave Goldman
Kurgat takes home another national honor

Kurgat takes home another national honor

The University of Alaska Anchorage's Caroline Kurgat has added to her trophy case in what has been a remarkable display of academic and athletic excellence in 2017-18.

Dave Goldman
It's his team now as Matt Curley settles in as UAA Hockey head coach

It's his team now as Matt Curley settles in as UAA Hockey head coach

Curley took over for Matt Thomas in April, after fourth-straight losing season.

Dave Leval
Meet the new boss: Greg Myford is UAA's new AD

Meet the new boss: Greg Myford is UAA's new AD

He has a diverse background in athletics.

Dave Goldman
37 years is enough; McDiffett retires from UAA

37 years is enough; McDiffett retires from UAA

He served in multiple capacities for the athletic department

Dave Goldman
Seawolves women ready to hit Taiwan hardwood

Seawolves women ready to hit Taiwan hardwood

University of Alaska Anchorage women's basketball coach Ryan McCarthy has seen a lot of places, both as a player and a head coach -- and he may soon expand that list.

Dave Leval
Commentary: Can youth movements turn around UAA and UAF hockey?

Commentary: Can youth movements turn around UAA and UAF hockey?

UAA and UAF hockey are writing new chapters.

Dave Goldman
Matt Curley says yes to head coach job

Matt Curley says yes to head coach job

Curley replaces Matt Thomas, becomes sixth head coach in program history.

Dave Leval
Security changes greet Alaska Airlines Center visitors

Security changes greet Alaska Airlines Center visitors

You're probably used to passing through metal detectors to board an Alaska Airlines flight -- but now you might also do so when entering the Anchorage arena which bears the company's name.

Dave Leval
UAA, UAF still seeking hockey bosses

UAA, UAF still seeking hockey bosses

In mid-April, the University of Alaska's Anchorage and Fairbanks campuses still need head hockey coaches.

Dave Goldman
UAA Women's Basketball Team may take its game to Asia

UAA Women's Basketball Team may take its game to Asia

Team invited to play in Taiwan next July.

Dave Leval
UAA basketball gets split decision in 2 road games

UAA basketball gets split decision in 2 road games

Both teams are wrapping up their games for 2017.

Dave Goldman
#2 UAA honored on the U.S. Senate floor

#2 UAA honored on the U.S. Senate floor

Senator Dan Sullivan recognized UAA women's basketball on the U.S. Senate floor.

John Thompson
Seawolf men roll at home

Seawolf men roll at home

UAA stays winning.

Dave Goldman
Seawolves begin GNAC play with a win

Seawolves begin GNAC play with a win

Seawolves stay unbeaten with home victory.

Dave Goldman
40 years of the Shootout with Bobbi Olson

40 years of the Shootout with Bobbi Olson

In the 40-year tenure of the Great Alaska Shootout, former Shootout chair and UAA Hall of Famer Bobbi Olson has seen it all.

John Thompson
UAA men defeat Santa Clara in OT Shootout win

UAA men defeat Santa Clara in OT Shootout win

The University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves men followed up a title win by the women's team with a stirring victory of their own.

Dave Goldman
Basketball fans reflect on Shootout's 40-year run

Basketball fans reflect on Shootout's 40-year run

Whether you lived in Alaska most of your life or had just moved here, the GCI Great Alaska Shootout was a household name.

Scott Gross
CSU Bakersfield takes UAA in lowest scored game in Shootout's 40 years

CSU Bakersfield takes UAA in lowest scored game in Shootout's 40 years

The Roadrunners held UAA to the fewest points scored in the 40 year GCI Great Alaska Shootout tournament.

Dave Goldman
UAA women advance in initial Shootout exchanges

UAA women advance in initial Shootout exchanges

The Seawolves drew Tulsa for their Thanksgiving Day matchup after defeating University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

Dave Goldman
UAA plays host to Division I UMES

UAA plays host to Division I UMES

UAA and UMES will get the week started.

Dave Goldman
Hang five: UAA heads to NCAA for a fifth-straight year

Hang five: UAA heads to NCAA for a fifth-straight year

The Seawolves went to the national final last year.

Dave Goldman
UAA's Kurgat claims NCAA cross-country title

UAA's Kurgat claims NCAA cross-country title

Caroline Kurgat wins the NCAA D2 Cross Country National Championship, becoming the first female in program history to win the individual title.

John Thompson
Bad loss could stall UAA volleyballers' NCAA drive

Bad loss could stall UAA volleyballers' NCAA drive

Late season loss could crush tournament plans.

Dave Goldman
Keene keen on Fairbanks

Keene keen on Fairbanks

South senior heads for the Nanook Volleyball program.

Dave Goldman
UAA hockey tallies first season win

UAA hockey tallies first season win

UAA hockey racks their first win of the season, 4-1 over Lake Superior State.

John Thompson
Kurgat captures first Regional title

Kurgat captures first Regional title

UAA senior Caroline Kurgat sets a course record while winning her first NCAA Div. II West Region Cross Country Championship.

John Thompson
2 UAA sophomores tossed from the volleyball team

2 UAA sophomores tossed from the volleyball team

Sophomores Madison Fisher and Diana Fa'amausili are out of the program.

Dave Goldman
Haider returns to his usual perch: Behind the mic

Haider returns to his usual perch: Behind the mic

Longtime play-by-play voice will call UAA hockey again.

Dave Goldman
UAA Coach's Corner: Matt Thomas

UAA Coach's Corner: Matt Thomas

The head hockey coach is entering his fifth season in Anchorage.

Dave Goldman
No. 20 UAA sweeps SMU in GNAC home opener

No. 20 UAA sweeps SMU in GNAC home opener

#20 UAA improves to 3-0 in conference play with a sweep of Saint Martin's.

John Thompson
UAA basketball loses Berg

UAA basketball loses Berg

UAA will be without veteran Sjur Berg this season.

Dave Goldman
UAA volleyball gets back in the win column at UAF

UAA volleyball gets back in the win column at UAF

UAA Volleyball tops UAF, but Sjur Berg will not play for the men's basketball team in 2017-18.

Dave Goldman
UAA falls in three sets

UAA falls in three sets

#14 UAA falls to #24 Cal Baptist at the D2 West Region Volleyball Showcase

Dave Goldman
UAA starts fast, ends well

UAA starts fast, ends well

UAA Volleyball get off to a good start in its tournament.

Dave Goldman
UAA hires new gymnastics coach from Sacramento State

UAA hires new gymnastics coach from Sacramento State

The University of Alaska Anchorage has hired Tanya Ho as the new head gymnastics coach.

UAA volleyball restocks roster for 2017 campaign

UAA volleyball restocks roster for 2017 campaign

UAA volleyball coach Chris Green announced three new recruits for 2017.

John Thompson
UAA looking globally to build men’s basketball program

UAA looking globally to build men’s basketball program

The University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves men’s basketball team already has an international roster, with two players from Australia — sophomore Curtis Ryan and freshman Brennan Rymer — and one from Norway, Sjur Berg.

UAA gymnastics coach retires after 33 years at the helm

UAA gymnastics coach retires after 33 years at the helm

Soon, the University of Alaska Anchorage gymnastics program will have a different look.

Morgan Hooe honored with Bill MacKay Athlete of the Year award

Morgan Hooe honored with Bill MacKay Athlete of the Year award

In another year of standout candidates, Morgan Hooe stood the tallest.

UAA volleyball restocks roster for 2017 campaign

UAA volleyball restocks roster for 2017 campaign

Set to defend their Great Northwest Athletic Conference crown for a third consecutive year, the University of Alaska Anchorage volleyball team continues to round out their roster in the midst of spring workouts.

Thomas tips the cap to the past while building Seawolves’ future

Thomas tips the cap to the past while building Seawolves’ future

Big time collegiate programs, no matter the sport, have history.

GCI Great Alaska Shootout: Same tournament, different marketing strategy

GCI Great Alaska Shootout: Same tournament, different marketing strategy

This November, the GCI Great Alaska Shootout has a big anniversary — it turns 40.

UAA indoor track and field adapting with Dome out of commission

UAA indoor track and field adapting with Dome out of commission

The collapse of The Dome has the University of Alaska Anchorage indoor track and field team running back home.

Grades cost 2 UAA Seawolves the rest of the women’s basketball season

Grades cost 2 UAA Seawolves the rest of the women’s basketball season

The University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team is in Seattle.

UAA overcomes slow start for win over UAF

UAA overcomes slow start for win over UAF

Never turn your back on a rivalry game—ever.

UAA’s Alaska Airlines Center receives national praise

UAA’s Alaska Airlines Center receives national praise

Most of the time it’s about the athletes or the coaches. But every now and then, the constant is recognized.

UAA volleyball falls in national final

UAA volleyball falls in national final

The run ended one short. After a magical ride, University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves volleyball team dropped a straight sets match in the Division II National Championship to top-ranked and top-seeded Concordia University St. Paul.

UAA volleyball drops Palm Beach, advances to play for national title

UAA volleyball drops Palm Beach, advances to play for national title

The dream and the dream season both continue. With another stirring performance, UAA volleyball charged its way through the NCAA Division II Semifinals with a four set win over Palm Beach Atlantic.

UAA volleyball drops Angelo State, moves one step closer to national title

UAA volleyball drops Angelo State, moves one step closer to national title

The UAA volleyball team’s dream season will continue.

UAA volleyball team advances to Elite 8

UAA volleyball team advances to Elite 8

For the first time in program history, the University of Alaska Anchorage volleyball team has been crowned NCAA Division II West Region Champions.

Oakland University player goes from front lines of combat to starting line up of basketball team

Oakland University player goes from front lines of combat to starting line up of basketball team

Isaiah Brock truly enjoys his time on the basketball court with his Oakland University teammates.

New efforts to bring back crowds for GCI Great Alaska Shootout

New efforts to bring back crowds for GCI Great Alaska Shootout

The GCI Great Alaska Shootout has been struggling to boost attendance for years, but this year, organizers say they’re trying some new things to bring in new fans.

Johnsen recommends UA not cut teams, for now

Johnsen recommends UA not cut teams, for now

The University of Alaska (UA) will not move forward with plans to cut athletics teams at this time, according to a statement from President Jim Johnsen.

University of Alaska coaches open up on budget cuts facing their teams

University of Alaska coaches open up on budget cuts facing their teams

State budget problems have found athletics. The University of Alaska Men and Women’s skiing and indoor track and field teams could be cut after 2016-17 year.

University of Alaska plan looks to cut skiing, indoor track programs

University of Alaska plan looks to cut skiing, indoor track programs

The University of Alaska Anchorage will likely cut its men’s and women’s skiing and indoor track programs as early as next year.

UAA’S fate hangs on the balance beam

UAA’S fate hangs on the balance beam

The balance beam is narrowing. As the University of Alaska Anchorage gymnastics team prepares for their season, an ominous questions looms: Will this team be here this time next year?

Local comes home like he never left

Local comes home like he never left

When you leave Alaska, you’re a long ways away, no matter where you go. So the return is that much more rewarding. Eric Schierhorn is now home—if only for a few days.

University of Alaska Anchorage to host 2018 GNAC championships

University of Alaska Anchorage to host 2018 GNAC championships

The list of big-time events at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage is growing.

UAA hockey now gets to the ice after months of talk

UAA hockey now gets to the ice after months of talk

Finally. The talk ends. In the case of the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves, the discussion of breaking a two-year playoff drought was replaced all off-season with the constant chatter of whether or not the program will be around next year.

UAA ski coach stresses to his athletes to stay in the moment

UAA ski coach stresses to his athletes to stay in the moment

It’s eyes straight ahead for the University of Alaska Anchorage ski team.

NCAA vice president Anucha Browne visits UAA

NCAA vice president Anucha Browne visits UAA

Usually a visit from the NCAA would make a school nervous, but the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) was happy to host on Friday.

UAA skis on with no guarantees

UAA skis on with no guarantees

Call it a pre-season of uncertainty. The world of Division I College athletics is competitive enough, now try entering your season wondering if it will be your last.

UAA students, athletes voice concerns over budget cuts

UAA students, athletes voice concerns over budget cuts

Some University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves teams have already begun their season, while others will start in a few weeks.

No age rule change keeps UAA hockey players on the ice

No age rule change keeps UAA hockey players on the ice

University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) hockey goalie Olivier Mantha could not wait for training camp. He took to the Wells Fargo Sports Complex ice for voluntarily workouts.

University weighs 3 options for athletic budgets, preps for deep cuts

University weighs 3 options for athletic budgets, preps for deep cuts

The storm was coming, everybody just didn’t know when. In February, University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) athletic director Keith Hackett said that with oil prices plummeting, the dominos would lead to heavier than usual cuts to athletics.

Seawolves skaters look to erase 2 years of frustration

Seawolves skaters look to erase 2 years of frustration

The campus is still quiet. The ice rink at Wells Fargo Sports Complex is not. After a finishing 11-20-3 and missing the playoffs for a second straight year, the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves are back on the ice.

In face of budget cuts, 39th Great Alaska Shootout will take place

In face of budget cuts, 39th Great Alaska Shootout will take place

An annual tradition will continue. The University of Alaska Anchorage announced the men’s and women’s fields this morning for the 39th GCI Great Alaska Shootout.

UAA coach: Time could be on Seawolves’ side for proposed rule change

UAA coach: Time could be on Seawolves’ side for proposed rule change

Sometimes 60 minutes isn’t enough. That’s why they play overtime in hockey.

Legislature lessens cuts to UAA, athletic department still in limbo

Legislature lessens cuts to UAA, athletic department still in limbo

The season may be over for University of Alaska Anchorage Athletics Director Keith Hackett, but he’s already planning his teams for next year.

UAA and UAF on the same team? Maybe.

UAA and UAF on the same team? Maybe.

Could the Hatfields and McCoys be teaming up? Two collegiate teams aren’t fighting over turf, but to survive.

UAA’s Hackett preparing for cuts to athletic department

UAA’s Hackett preparing for cuts to athletic department

Keith Hackett is hoping for the best, but bracing for the worst. The University of Alaska Anchorage athletic director knows that budget cuts are coming to his department.

Seawolves fall to undefeated Lubbock Christian in hard fought D-II championship

Seawolves fall to undefeated Lubbock Christian in hard fought D-II championship

Despite a strong late game surge, the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team’s dream season was going to come to an end, win or lose, in Indianapolis.

Fans celebrate in Anchorage as Seawolves storm into NCAA finals

Fans celebrate in Anchorage as Seawolves storm into NCAA finals

The UAA women’s basketball team played the divide and conquer game to perfection.

UAA women’s basketball team dominates, advances to Final Four

UAA women’s basketball team dominates, advances to Final Four

Coaches worry about everything. It’s what they do. But, this time of year there’s even more to fret about: Will the team play the way it had leading up to this game?

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