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Predictions for Lord Stanley

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

Every year, when April rolls around and hockey fans of every kind come together to compete to predict the next team to hoist the Stanley Cup. Together, with the sports writers, UND student athletes and other students on campus here are the predictions for who the next team could be. Jake Andersen - ...

One step forward, two steps back

One step forward, two steps back

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Allyson Bento, Showcase, Sports

In a large sunlit room, there was nothing bright about the mood as people walked into the Gorecki Alumni Center with somber faces and heavy hearts. Standing behind the podium, UND Athletic Director Brian Faison announced that the university would be cutting the men’s and women’s swim and dive pr...

Five-Minute for charging enough for UMD’s Pionk?

Five-Minute for charging enough for UMD’s Pionk?

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
March 24, 2017
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports, Under Review

When there is a championship on the line, it’s safe to say emotions run high and the physicality increases with it. The NCHC championship game against the University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs was a prime example of this. The Fighting Hawks visited the penalty box a total of 12 times, while the...

In case you missed it- Last week in sports

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
March 7, 2017
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Big Sky Champions Men’s basketball grasped their Big Sky Championship title on Saturday against Portland State after 82-73 final. The game also honored the graduating seniors: Corey Baldwin, Thomas Blake, Devon Pekas and Quinton Hooker. With the win the squad now sits in the first seed of Big Sk...

Old Tradition, New Trophy

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
March 3, 2017
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About a month ago, it was announced the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks will be leaving the Big Sky Conference and join the North Dakota State Bison in the Missouri Valley Football Conference and Summit League. With the excitement of the move and the reigniting of an old flame with the Bison...

Lady Hawks take it to the top

Lady Hawks take it to the top

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

The lady Hawks were on the road this weekend to face the Big Sky top competitors, Northern Colorado Bears, a match that would decide who takes the top spot and the Fighting Hawks did not disappoint. North Dakota was able to deal Northern Colorado their first loss in conference play this season in a c...

Player Profile: Q

Player Profile: Q

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under Allyson Bento, Showcase, Sports

Making a name for yourself when you get to college is one thing, but what about putting meaning into a single letter? At UND, “Q” holds high value and major promise. It represents one of UND’s most well-known athletes who leads his team on and off the court to success. A native of Brooklyn P...

Hawks on the move

Hawks on the move

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
January 31, 2017
Filed under Allyson Bento, Showcase, Sports

Athletic Director announces UND to move to the Summit League After a record year in the Big Sky Conference, there is a new challenge on the horizon. Last Thursday, UND held a press conference to announce changes to the athletics programs. Last time we were here the conference ended with two teams o...

Hawks don’t fall easy against Badgers

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
January 24, 2017
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

Fighting Hawks hockey took a couple “L’s” this weekend, as men and women couldn’t find a win against the first ranked teams in their conferences. The lady Hawks put in a valiant effort against Wisconsin this weekend, falling in a close contest in game one against the Badgers 3-2 and game two 2-...

UND keeps the ball rolling

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
January 24, 2017
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

UND’s Big Sky future is looking promising. After volleyball and football became champions in their most recent seasons, it looks as though the basketball programs could be on the same path. Both squads were in action Thursday and Saturday facing Weber State and Idaho State — two of Big Sky’s to...

Peter’s Ice Palace

Peter’s Ice Palace

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
January 20, 2017
Filed under Allyson Bento, Showcase, Sports

If you grew up in a winter climate like North Dakota, there’s a good chance you had an outdoor rink experience not the experience like the one provided at Peter’s Ice Palace. Peter Elander, the associate head coach of the UND women’s hockey program, is trying to give children, students and even...

Pride between the posts

Pride between the posts

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
January 13, 2017
Filed under Allyson Bento, Player Profile, Showcase, Sports

Out of all the children who grow up wanting to be hockey players, only few make it in the big leagues, and only a small fraction decide to be goaltenders. Born and raised in Bratislava, Slovakia, Matej Tomek made his way to the U.S. via the North American Hockey League playing for the Topeka Roadrunners...

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