The first round of the GCI Great Alaska Shootout finished up Thursday night with a pair of men’s games. Rice vs. Mercer The early evening game between Rice and Mercer looked to be a blowout when Mercer started the second half on an 11-1 run, taking a commanding 44-29 lead. But Rice battled back, thanks […]
The game counted as an exhibition for UAA, and the Seawolves nearly made the Pacific Tigers exhibit A. In a tightly contested game from wire to wire, Division II UAA nearly upended the bigger Pacific Tigers. But Division I got the last word in the balance of the rebounds in a hard-earned 71-62 win at the […]
Most of the teams traveled quite the distance to play in the Great Alaska Shootout at the Alaska Airlines Center. But for one UC Santa Barbara player, getting there has been measured in more than miles. It’s hard to miss his florescent blue and yellow shoes. Add 13.3 points and 3.7 rebounds per game this season […]
Despite 19 points from Megan Mullings and a spirited effort, UAA fell to Long Beach State 69-60 in the title game of the GCI Great Alaska Shootout at the Alaska Airlines Center. Mullings was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. The Seawolves were aiming for back-to back wins over Division I teams following their victory […]
Boise State vs. Yale It took extra time but Boise State outlasted Yale 59-53 in overtime in the women’s third-place game of the Great Alaska Shootout at the Alaska Airlines Center Wednesday. The Broncos improved to 3-2 while Yale fell to 1-4. Deanna Weaver scored 21 points to lead Boise State, which also received six […]
Boise State guard Keiahnna Engel is home. The former Dimond High School standout is back in Anchorage, but she is not here to visit family. This trip is all business. “I’m so used to her wanting to like come bug me and come hang out and stuff and all that type of weird sisterly things […]
It should be a happy Thanksgiving for the UAA hockey team after a victory over the Northern Michigan Wildcats over the weekend.
As the Great Alaska Shootout approaches, the UAA men’s and women’s basketball teams are headed in the right direction. The tournament, which kicks off Tuesday, will be held at the Alaska Airlines Center.
After a strong performance at the NCAA Division II West Region Championships in Billings, Montana, UAA Cross Country now finds itself in a familiar position — the NCAA Tournament.
As preparation begins for the GCI Great Alaska Shootout, which begins Tuesday, the UAA men’s basketball team appears back on track.
A pair of Dimond Lynx are heading to the level of volleyball, but the trip is a short one.
The Seawolf volleyball team is ready to make a splash in the NCAA Tournament.
The Alaska Aces are off this week, giving them more time to enjoy their recent three-game sweep of Stockton. Military appreciation night happened on Friday and Saturday. For one Ace, honoring our armed forces is a meaningful part of his life.
UAA volleyball gets set for the NCAA tournament. Tuesday came more proof why they’re in it.
The organizers of the Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race have changed the rules to reduce the number of starting dogs from 14 to 12. KYUK (http://is.gd/McqVqg) says a driving idea for the reduction was to encourage more local teams to run the full race. Kuskokwim 300 race manager Zach Fansler says some teams with midsize […]
The start of this year’s Iron Dog race has been moved to Downtown Anchorage. In a release sent Tuesday, Iron Dog, Inc.’s executive director Kevin Kastner notes that the new location of the race’s start was four years in the making. “It’s really incredible if you think about the years of work that have gone into […]
Monday saw one high school hockey game as the Eagle River Wolves and the South Wolverines took to the ice for a defensive battle at Ben Boeke Arena.
We’re still about a month away from the girls high school basketball season, but one West High School senior is already looking ahead to college. Eagles forward Marshala Eady signed a letter of intent Monday to play for the Air Force Academy’s Falcons next season. Eady averaged almost 14 points and more than 10 rebounds […]
For the fifth time in six seasons, the UAA volleyball squad is returning to the NCAA DII volleyball tournament. The bracket was released Sunday evening. The Seawolves (21-5, 15-3 GNAC) will take on the seventh-seeded Sonoma State Seawolves in the first round of the West Regional Volleyball Championships. Sonoma State is 20-6 on the season […]