Category: Sports

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...

Nanooks volleyball heralds sports season start

Nanooks volleyball heralds sports season start

Aaron Walling / Reporter There is a buzz about the Nanooks volleyball team who took to the court Saturday for an intra-squad matchup.  The athletes split up into two teams, Blue and Gold, which went head...

New on the Block

New on the Block

By Aaron Walling Sun Star Reporter 04/28/2015 UAF opened their recruiting period with four new players signing on to play for the men’s basketball team. The team signed a guard, a forward and two...

Cross country running team takes first place in second annual Nanook Olympics

Cross country running team takes first place in second annual Nanook Olympics

By Zayn Roohi Photo Editor On Saturday morning, all of the athletic teams met at the Patty Center to compete in the second-annual Nanooks Olympics. The competition consisted of seven separate events: hockey, swimming,...

Skating on new Ice, Colton Parayko’s journey from Nanooks to Blues

Skating on new Ice, Colton Parayko’s journey from Nanooks to Blues

By Jessica Herzog Sun Star Reporter 04/07/2015 Maybe you’ve seen all six feet five inches of him speeding across the ice at a Nanooks’ hockey game, but soon you’ll be watching St. Louis Blues...

Nanooks beat Seawolves in shootout for sixth straight Governor’s Cup

Nanooks beat Seawolves in shootout for sixth straight Governor’s Cup

Sun Star Staff Report 03/10/2015 ANCHORAGE – The UAF Nanooks hockey team won the Governor’s Cup for the sixth time in a row, beating the Seawolves 3-2 in the final match, at the Sullivan Arena Saturday....

UAF NCAA Rifle Championships expected to break attendance record

UAF NCAA Rifle Championships expected to break attendance record

Aaron Walling / Sun Star Staff Report 03/10/2015 Athletes from 15 universities will compete in the NCAA Division I Rifle Championships Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, at the E.F. Horton Rifle Range and the UAF Patty...

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...

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...