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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...

The music behind the men

The music behind the men

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017
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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
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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
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    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...

In case you missed it

March 3, 2017
Filed under In case you missed it, Showcase, Sports

W Hockey Women’s Hockey forced game three in their first round of playoffs against Ohio State. The do or die match was settled by the overtime heroics of freshman, Emma Nuutinen. The team will head to Minneapolis to face the Wisconsin Badgers in the Final Face off. M Hockey The Hawks hosted Omaha in ...

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...

Where are they now?

Where are they now?

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
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Ben Reznicek, born and raised in Sioux Falls, S.D., had to make tough decisions throughout his early baseball career. Facing ups and downs he managed to get where he is today. Reznicek went to O’Gorman High School, in southwest Sioux Falls. An athletics staff member at Reznicek’s high school belie...

UND men’s hockey Senior send off

UND men’s hockey Senior send off

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

With the UND men’s hockey team playing their final regular season games at the Ralph Engelstad Arena last weekend, it was bittersweet as fans said goodbye to another senior class. This farewell was unique compared to recent sendoffs, as the 2016-2017 class consists of captain Gage Ausmus and goalie Matt H...

Preparing for the NCHC playoffs

Preparing for the NCHC playoffs

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

As we come down the stretch of the 2016-17 UND hockey regular season, the attention is now pointed towards one thing; the playoffs. The NCHC playoffs are right around the corner as regular season standings fall into place. Things will be different for UND this time around. Sitting in a tie for fourth,...

Earning their feathers: Football Recruits

Earning their feathers: Football Recruits

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
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The UND Football team made great off-season moves picking up 25 new recruits for the future of the football program. Head Coach Bubba Schweigert and the rest of the coaching staff believe they have found some future stars that can develop to their full potential. “They really have to believe...

Repeating History?

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

As the shortest month of the year comes to an end it can only mean one thing. March Madness. To many, March Madness is all about filling out brackets and always picking Duke to lose in the first round. But to hockey fans, March Madness is also about the college hockey playoffs. This weekend kick...

Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

It’s no mystery the UND Fighting Hawks men’s hockey team is in the midst of a season of adversity. After being swept by Western Michigan last weekend, the Hawks have lost seven out of their last 10 games and sit fifth in the NCHC standings with a 15-13-3 record, including 8-11-1-1 in the conference. With...

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