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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...

In case you missed it- Last week in sports

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

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...

The music behind the men

The music behind the men

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Sports

If you’ve ever played a sport you know there’s one thing you can’t live without before your game. It’s your pregame playlist. The pregame playlist is essential to any athlete. It can get you riled up, calm your nerves or get you in the zone. No team is complete without their playlist blast...

The bright lights of Reno

The bright lights of Reno

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

After finishing the regular season at the top of the Big Sky Conference standings, the UND Women’s Basketball Team is heading to Reno, Nev. looking to become the 2016 - 2017 Big Sky Conference champions. Because of the Fighting Hawks’ success during the regular season, they go into the playoffs as...

Flashback Friday: OT heroes

Flashback Friday: OT heroes

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

    If UND women’s hockey forward Emma Nuutinen had one thing on her mind heading into overtime against Ohio State, teammate Kristen Campbell assured her of what it should be. Score. “In between periods, I was grabbing a drink and Kristen Campbell said to me, ‘You are goin...

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