Sports

Some coaching changes influenced by NCAA violations, athlete input

Some coaching changes influenced by NCAA violations, athlete input

 by Aaron Walling Sun Star 02/24/2015 The winds of change are sweeping UAF athletics with two huge announcements made last week. There was the firing of volleyball coach Mallory Larranaga after two seasons, and the continued leave of absence for two-sport coach Scott Jerome who coaches both cross country and the ski teams. His contract expires June 30. Larranaga […]

UAF women’s basketball guaranteed .500 record

UAF women’s basketball guaranteed .500 record

by Aaron Walling Sun Star 03/03/2015 The UAF women’s basketball team had an impressive victory over Montana State-Billings on Thursday, 74-55, behind the two-pronged attack by Kailee Skjold and Jordan Wilson who both had 20 points each. Skjold had a double-double with ten rebounds as well. What was more impressive was that this was Wilson’s first […]

Terrain park hosts all-ages competition

Terrain park hosts all-ages competition

by Zayn Roohi Photo Editor 02/24/2015 With nonstop cheers from the sidelines, it was clear that Saturday’s rail competition at the Hulbert Terrain Park didn’t fail to impress. Skiers and snowboarders of all ages were allowed into the free competition, which more than 50 people showed up for. In addition, prizes such as goggles and […]

UAF rifle finishes first in division

UAF rifle finishes first in division

by Eric Bennett Sun Star Copy Editor 02/17/2015 At the Patriot Rifle Conference Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the No. 2 Nanooks rifle team took first place. With a combined total of 4,680 points, they placed ahead of Texas Christian University, who took second overall with 4,665 points. Third place was obtained by Ohio State […]

Nanooks end nine game slide

Nanooks end nine game slide

by Aaron Walling The Sun Star 02/17/2015 Men’s basketball A much needed win over Montana State-Billings for the Nanooks Men’s Basketball broke their nine game losing streak with the score 87-65. The game was a team win with multiple players scoring double digits and hitting 15 three pointers in the game, bring their record to […]

Women’s Basketball fights for slot in playoffs

Women’s Basketball fights for slot in playoffs

by Aaron Walling Sun Star Reporter 02/10/2015 With the Nanooks fighting to get into the playoffs, ending a five game losing streak is a step in the right direction to keep them in a tight race for the sixth seed. The Nanooks beat Western Oregon Wolves to put them in a three way battle between […]

Nanooks break losing streak with 3-1 win

Nanooks break losing streak with 3-1 win

by Zayn Roohi Photo Editor 02/10/2015 Hockey The Nanook hockey team ended their four game losing streak this weekend by winning games on Friday and Saturday night. On Friday, the Nanooks scored twice in the first period and once near the end of the game, which gave them the early upper hand in their 3-1 […]

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