Category: Sports

Sports Recap, November 1

Aaron Walling / Sun Star Volleyball Senior Sam Harthun became the Alaska Nanooks’ all time kill leader Thursday night—collecting 1,370 kills over her four year career. Harthun dominated the Seattle Pacific Falcons and the...

Three mascots, one university

Megan Bennett/ Sun Star This fall semester, UAF athletics retired the old mascot costumes to make way for a new Nanook suit. Where most universities have a single representation of their mascot, prior to...

Harthun leads ‘Nooks to first win of season

Aaron Walling / Sports Reporter Absolute pandemonium erupted in the Patty Center after Volleyball got their first win of the season. The Nanooks were led by senior Sam Harthun as they took down the Saints...

Hockey, swimming host first events

Zayn Roohi / Sun Star Swimming The Nanook swim team took to the pool early Saturday morning against a variety of swimmers from the Fairbanks community for a fundraiser. Swimmers from all over Fairbanks were...

Volleyball travels for games, takes several losses

Zayn Roohi / Sun Star Despite their 0-3 season opener, the Nanook volleyball team went into the GNAC/PacWest Crossover with high hopes last weekend. The Nanooks started their first set of the weekend by falling behind...

Nanooks See Progress Despite Zero Wins

Aaron Walling / Sun Star Despite posting zero wins in the Alaska Nanooks Classic, the Nanooks came out swinging in the end to show huge improvement from last year. The Nanooks played in two five-set...