FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Nanooks women’s swim team was named Thursday as a College Swimming Coaches Association of America Division II Scholar All-America Team, compiling a grade point average in the spring semester that led their region and was among the best in the nation.
FAIRBANKS — After finishing his junior hockey career by winning the Robertson Cup with the Fairbanks Ice Dogs of North American Hockey League, Nick Hinz has decided to stay in Fairbanks for his college career.
FAIRBANKS — Former Alaska Nanooks center Cody Kunyk has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
FAIRBANKS — Former Alaska Nanooks center Cody Kunyk appeared in only one game last season for the Tampa Bay Lightning.
FAIRBANKS — Terry Johnson, the father of former Alaska Nanooks goaltender Chad Johnson, was a fan of two National Hockey League teams — the Boston Bruins and the New York Islanders — while he was growing up.
FAIRBANKS — For the last week, Ryan Anderson and Tim Sherry were among eight Alaska Nanooks shooting at the 2014 USA Shooting National Championships in Fort Benning, Georgia.
FAIRBANKS — For the second time in three years, the Alaska Nanooks hockey team had a recruit selected in the National Hockey League Entry Draft.
FAIRBANKS — For the second time since he started playing in Spain, Brad Oleson is a national champion.
FAIRBANKS — Brittany Johnson has never met Justin Woods. But when the 19-year-old heard that Woods had been diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, she knew she had to do something.
FAIRBANKS — Alaska Nanooks rifle freshman Sagen Maddalena, junior Ryan Anderson and former Nanooks shooter Matt Emmons competed in two International Shooting Sport Federation World Cups in Europe with the United States national team.
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Nanooks hockey team picked up another recruit. The North American Hockey League announced on Friday that Corpus Christi defenseman Kyle Froese will join the Nanooks for the 2014-15 season.
FAIRBANKS — For the second time in three years and the second time ever, an Alaska Nanooks athlete has been named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference selection for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
FAIRBANKS — The final date to renew season tickets for the Alaska Nanooks hockey season is approaching. The last day to renew season tickets for the 2014-15 season is June 30th.
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Nanooks rifle team begins and ends its 2014-15 season in the Patty Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Its last competition is the NCAA Championships, which UAF played host to for the first time in 2007.
FAIRBANKS — Greg Bruce, who helped turn around the Western Oregon women’s basketball program, is coming to Fairbanks. Bruce was hired out of retirement to be the assistant coach for the Alaska Nanooks women’s basketball team.
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Nanooks swimming team signed two more Alaskans to National Letters of Intent, bringing the total to four Alaskans who will be freshman for the Nanooks next season. Palmer’s Noelle Graham and Nome’s Eden Gumaer are joining North Pole’s Martha Hood and Palmer’s Katie Stark as incoming freshman.
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Nanooks set a school record with four student-athletes, all juniors, named to the 2014 Capital One 2014 Capital One Academic All-America Division II At-Large Teams on Wednesday. The Nanooks were tied with Limestone University (Gaffney, South Carolina) for the most athletes named to the teams.
FAIRBANKS — Head coach Cody Bench wrapped up recruiting for the Alaska Nanooks women’s basketball team by having a pair of 6-foot-1 post players sign National Letters of Intent with the NCAA Division II program.
FAIRBANKS — Junior college transfers and guards Victoria Elleby and Arinesha Smith signed National Letters of Intent with the Alaska Nanooks women’s basketball team, according to a University of Alaska Fairbanks press release on Thursday.
FAIRBANKS — Alaska Nanooks All-American Tim Sherry placed sixth overall Friday in the men’s 50-meter, three-position match at the inaugural International Shooting Sport Federation Junior Cup.
FAIRBANKS — For the second straight semester, all 10 Alaska Nanooks teams compiled GPAs of at least 3.00. Combined, the teams held a 3.28 GPA for the spring 2014 semester, tied for the fourth best GPA in the last 12 semesters.
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Nanooks men’s cross country and skiing programs have signed a pair of European skiers to National Letters of Intent for next season.
FAIRBANKS — A year after not even traveling to the NCAA Championships, Alaska Nanooks rifle sophomore Tim Sherry not only won the NCAA smallbore title but also earned three All-American awards.
FAIRBANKS — Alaska Nanooks defenseman Justin Woods will miss the 2014-15 college hockey season while undergoing treatment for Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer.
FAIRBANKS — Two tournaments on their home court and a tournament in Utah are among the contests in 2014-15 for the Alaska Nanooks women’s basketball team, which announced its schedule Tuesday.
FAIRBANKS — Almir Hadzisehovic, a 6-foot-8 center and junior college transfer, has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Alaska Nanooks men’s basketball team, according to a University of Alaska Fairbanks press release Tuesday.
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Nanooks volleyball team released its scheduled Monday and it includes the annual tournament at the Patty Center, a trip to Colorado and the 18-match Great Northwest Athletic Conference schedule.
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Nanooks men’s basketball schedule, which was released on Sunday, is highlighted by three regular season tournaments and the 18-game Great Northwest Athletic Conference.
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Nanooks men’s and women’s cross country teams released the schedule for the 2014 season. In addition to the annual home meet, the Nanooks will have three regular season meets before the postseason.
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Nanooks men’s basketball team added a quartet of junior college transfers on Friday, bringing their total to 10 recruits for the upcoming season.
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Nanooks women’s ski team signed its second recruit to a National Letter of Intent on Friday. Martina Himma will be joining the Nanooks from Tartu, Estonia, in the fall.
FAIRBANKS — Alaska Nanooks hockey incoming freshmen Colton Sparrow and Peter Krieger picked up awards this week from their respective leagues.
FAIRBANKS — Sagen Maddalena and Ryan Anderson aren’t going to be spending their summers resting up for next season. Instead, the two Alaska Nanooks rifle shooters will compete around the world.
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Nanooks volleyball team rounded out their recruiting class for the 2014-15 season with the signing of three players. Dylan Branch, Emily Hartley and Brooke Mattice all signed National Letters of Intent and will be in Fairbanks next season.
FAIRBANKS — Teams from Colorado, South Dakota and Michigan are the opponents for the Alaska Nanooks women’s basketball team in the North Star Invitational, scheduled for Nov. 27-29 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty Center.
FAIRBANKS — Luke Johnson, who set eight National Rifle Association national records during a four-year period, has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Alaska Nanooks rifle team, according to a University of Alaska Fairbanks press release Tuesday.
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Nanooks men’s basketball team announced Monday that Black Hills State, Minnesota State Moorehead and West Alabama will make a trip to the Interior for the 2014 Alaska Invitational this year.
FAIRBANKS — Alaska Nanooks rifle sophomores Tim Sherry and Lorelie Stanfield have qualified for the United States National Development Team after their performances at the 2014 National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships.
FAIRBANKS — Sophomore rifle shooter Tim Sherry and skiing and cross country rookie sensation Nichole Bathe were named the Alaska Nanooks Most Oustanding Athletes at the annual All-Sports Awards Banquet Friday night at the Westmark Hotel.
FAIRBANKS — After scoring 11 goals with 23 assists for 34 points in 50 regular season games this season for the Vernon Vipers, Alaska Nanooks hockey incoming freshman Colton Sparrow stepped up his game in the British Columbia Hockey League Playoffs.
FAIRBANKS — Derritt Scarver, a two-time All-Central California Athletic Alliance honoree, has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Alaska Nanooks men’s basketball team, according to a University of Alaska Fairbanks press release on Thursday.
FAIRBANKS — Jan Cech, a past junior champion in his native Czech Republic, has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Alaska Nanooks Nordic skiing program, according to a University of Alaska Fairbanks press release Wednesday.
FAIRBANKS — Sarissa Lammers, the 2014 state Skimeister and brother of Alaska Nanooks redshirt freshman Isaac Lammers, has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Nanooks women’s ski team for next season.
FAIRBANKS — Alaska Nanooks women’s basketball celebrated its winningest season in six years by distributing awards Sunday at its end-of-the-year banquet, highlighted by freshman forward Jordan Wilson receiving the Most Valuable Player honor.
FAIRBANKS — Daniel Serventi, won the boys race last fall in the combined Class 1A-2A-3A state cross country meet, signed a National Letter of Intent to compete in cross country and Nordic skiing for the Alaska Nanooks in the upcoming school year
FAIRBANKS — Kyle Carlson was a guest National Anthem singer last Feb. 8 for the Alaska Nanooks men’s basketball game against Seattle Pacific University at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty Center.
FAIRBANKS — Nolan Youngmun, a junior, sits 30 credits shy of graduating. The reason the petroleum engineering major, who also plays left wing for the Alaska Nanooks hockey team, is that close to graduation is because he has been able to take classes during the summer.
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Nanooks hockey team announced that it has signed its first two recruits for the upcoming season to National Letters of Intent on Thursday.
FAIRBANKS — Lyon Kopsack, a multi-sport athlete from Colony High School in Palmer, signed a National Letter of Intent with the Alaska Nanooks cross country program, becoming its first recruit for the 2014 season.
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