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UND ready to reload

UND ready to reload

Thomas McCullough, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Thomas McCullough

As the 2016-2017 University of North Dakota’s Men’s Hockey season comes to a close, the team looks to bounce back next season with a refreshed lineup. Since their final game against Boston University, several UND players from this season have not only signed NHL contracts, but have already started...

USA women’s hockey gets a raise

USA women’s hockey gets a raise

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

After long negotiations and a protest of the upcoming world championship, the USA women’s hockey team is getting a raise. For those who don’t know what has been going on for USA hockey, nothing is an understatement. While the NHL is highly considering not letting NHL players support their country ...

Athletes break volunteering record

Athletes break volunteering record

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

UND takes pride in the service its student athletes put into the community. UND has recorded community service hours every year since the 2008-2009 seasons across all of the sport teams. In the past few seasons, the athletics community has steadily increased the amount of community service hours. ...

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...

The future between the posts

The future between the posts

Thomas McCullough, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Thomas McCullough

On Friday, the defending NCAA Men’s Hockey champions began the weekend with a soul-crushing loss to Boston University in the NCAA West Regional Tournament, thus ending their season. But whether or not the season ends in triumph or heartbreak, at the end of each year, the University of North Dakota...

The perfect bracket? 1 in 9.2 quintillion

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Sports

When was the last time you looked at your bracket? Not since the round of 32? Many brackets deemed to be “the one” have now found the bottom of a wastebasket. At this point, your March Madness bracket should be six feet under after some of the upsets that happened over this past week. Michigan and...

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...

Fifteen years in the making

Fifteen years in the making

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Sports

In a season full of ups and downs, the Fighting Hawks are heading to their 32nd NCAA tournament behind strong play down the stretch resulting in a 4-3 NCHC championship loss to Minnesota-Duluth last Saturday. While ending on a losing note, the Fighting Hawks (21-15-3, NCHC 11-12-1) boosted their ranking...

Spring Ball kicks off at UND

Spring Ball kicks off at UND

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

UND football team hit the practice field earlier this week to start spring ball. Getting in the first few practices before going on spring break. Spring ball is a chance that gives players a chance to get in the reps they need to further develop their skills. The coaching staff staggered across the...

NCHC suspends Will Borgen

NCHC suspends Will Borgen

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

This weekend, the UND Fighting Hawks will be hosting the St. Cloud Huskies in the first round of the NCHC tournament, but the Huskies will be a man short. During the Huskies’ last regular season series, defenseman Will Borgen, argued a slashing penalty called against him which led him to shove th...

Farewell to another Legacy

Farewell to another Legacy

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Flashback Friday, Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

UND senior guard Quinton Hooker could not control the large grin on his face as he walked off the court for the last time at Betty Engelstad Arena. Leading the team with 29 points, Hooker and the UND men’s basketball team capped off the final game of the regular season with an 82-73 win over Po...

Men’s Basketball; Big Sky Champions

Men’s Basketball; Big Sky Champions

March 7, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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 Sky playoffs and will face...

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