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  • University of Alaska

    UAA looking globally to build men’s basketball program

    by Dave Goldman on Jun 05, 9:18

    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’s coaching staff is always looking to expand its talent pool on a global level. Soon, they may need another foreign […]

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    UAA gymnastics coach retires after 33 years at the helm

    by KTVA Sports on May 30, 11:12

    Soon, the University of Alaska Anchorage gymnastics program will have a different look. Not on the roster or the equipment, or even the venue. It will be the coach. Next fall, someone other than Paul Stoklos will be at the helm. For 33 years, coaching the women’s gymnastic team at UAA has been his pride […]

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    Morgan Hooe honored with Bill MacKay Athlete of the Year award

    by Dave Goldman on Apr 28, 22:34

      In another year of standout candidates, Morgan Hooe stood the tallest. The former South High School star parlayed a brilliant season at the University of Alaska Anchorage into the athletic department’s highest honor for former student-athletes while adding a local flair as she took home the Bill MacKay Athlete of the Year award. Her […]

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    UAA volleyball restocks roster for 2017 campaign

    by John Thompson on Apr 21, 20:18

    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. Friday, the Seawolves’ head coach Chris Green announced three new recruits that will don the green and gold in 2017. Glendale Arizona […]

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

    by Dave Goldman on Apr 20, 21:44

    Big time collegiate programs, no matter the sport, have history. The University of Alaska Anchorage hockey team, though young by college hockey standards, is aiming for such a history. As a Division I program since 1982, it’s seen its share of stars come through the program. Now, head coach Matt Thomas wants to promote that […]

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    GCI Great Alaska Shootout: Same tournament, different marketing strategy

    by Dave Goldman on Mar 28, 11:56

    This November, the GCI Great Alaska Shootout has a big anniversary — it turns 40. The tournament’s look has changed over the years. Now, University of Alaska Anchorage’s athletic director, Keith Hackett, is marketing it that way too. For decades the tournament featured some of the biggest programs in college basketball. But the days of the […]

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    Thanksgiving hoops: 2017 GCI Great Alaska Shootout men’s field set

    by Dave Goldman on Mar 22, 11:13

    The coming year will mark a major anniversary for the GCI Great Alaska Shootout basketball tournament — 40 years. And the host has already set the table. Even though it’s only March, the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) has announced the eight team men’s field for the Thanksgiving tradition. Three teams will travel north from California: California […]

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    UAA Lady Seawolves to host NCAA tournament again

    by Dave Goldman on Mar 06, 13:35

    The University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team knows the accommodations at Alaska Airlines Center well. Now, as hosts of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) 2017 Division II Women’s Basketball Championship West Region, the Seawolves will also get to test out the home court theory. After posting a 29-1 record and a number two […]

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    Wiggs makes it a historic week for UAA basketball

    by Dave Leval on Feb 07, 15:44

    What a week it’s been for University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) basketball player Sekou “Suki” Wiggs. The senior guard from Seattle earned the U.S. Basketball Writers Association’s (USBWA) National Player of the Week award for NCAA Division II, after his performance in home victories over nationally ranked Western Washington University (WWU) Vikings and Simon Fraser […]

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    UAA skiing is back where it belongs, on the slopes

    by Dave Goldman on Jan 29, 17:36

    Forget a year, what a difference three months can make. While this past week represented the first time in two years that the University of Alaska Anchorage skiing program hosted an event, the Seawolves weren’t sure they’d ever be on the slopes again wearing the green and gold. Since last February, looming budget cuts threatened to eliminate the program. A quiet spring led to a noisier […]

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    UAA track and field team adjusts without The Dome

    by Dave Goldman on Jan 25, 20:47

    If only they could get back on track. For now, the University of Alaska Anchorage indoor track and field team is making due without The Dome.  But the domino effect continues. Following The Dome’s collapse over the weekend, UAA, along with many other groups, lost its place to work out. It forced the Seawolves back to campus and a building which […]

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    UAA skiing back in business, back on the mountain

    by Dave Goldman on Jan 24, 22:20

    Every team likes to be at home. While there may be varying degrees of home field advantage, the University of Alaska Anchorage ski team feels it will have one for the next three weeks. With the Seawolf and UAA Invitationals to get going at Alyeska Resort in Girdwood and Anchorage’s Kincaid Park, UAA will be […]

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    UAA indoor track and field adapting with Dome out of commission

    by Dave Goldman on Jan 24, 11:39

    The collapse of The Dome has the University of Alaska Anchorage indoor track and field team running back home. “We’re going to focus on what we can do, not what we can’t do,” said head coach Michael Friess, who’s now in his 27th season. “We’re going to train hard and fortunately we’re in a sport […]

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

    by Dave Leval on Jan 18, 18:23

    The University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team is in Seattle. However, two players did not make the trip with the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) leaders who will play at rival Seattle Pacific University Thursday. Their seasons are done. Junior guard Kaitlyn Hurley and junior forward Dominique Thomas have been declared academically ineligible by the […]

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    UAA overcomes slow start for win over UAF

    by Dave Goldman on Jan 11, 21:53

    Never turn your back on a rivalry game—ever.  The University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves nearly found out the hard way but turned it around in time to claim a 76-63 win over in-state nemesis University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks at Alaska Airlines Center. In the 100th installment of the series, UAF (7-9, 2-5) jumped out to 23-16 first half […]

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    UAA’s Alaska Airlines Center receives national praise

    by Dave Goldman on Dec 30, 15:21

    Most of the time it’s about the athletes or the coaches. But every now and then, the constant is recognized. On Thursday, the Alaska Airlines Center received its due. A building just a couple of years old was named the best place to watch a Division II college basketball games by herosports.com. “To see the […]

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    UAA volleyball falls in national final

    by Dave Goldman on Dec 10, 16:10

    Last updated at 6:36 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10 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 — 25-19, 25-12, 25-12 — at the Sanford Center in Sioux […]

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

    by Dave Goldman on Dec 09, 16:12

    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 25-16, 19-25, 25-17, 25-22 at the Sanford Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Seawolves are now into the national finals and will […]

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

    by Dave Goldman on Dec 08, 12:23

    The UAA volleyball team’s dream season will continue. The Seawolves advanced to the national semifinal of the NCAA Division II Volleyball Tournament with a four set win over Angelo State 14-25, 25-22, 27-25, 25-16 at the Sanford Pentagon. After dropping the first set, UAA came back to take a tight second. The Seawolves (33-2) grabbed control […]

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    UAA volleyball team advances to Elite 8

    by John Thompson on Dec 04, 11:54

    For the first time in program history, the University of Alaska Anchorage volleyball team has been crowned NCAA Division II West Region Champions. The Seawolves defeated GNAC foe Western Washington University in four sets  — 19-25, 27-25, 25-21 and 25-23 — in front of a record crowd of 2,710 people at the Alaska Airlines Center, […]