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Hawks look to fly past Beavers

Hawks look to fly past Beavers

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
January 27
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

  After a pair of heartbreaking losses to the No. 1 Wisconsin Badgers, the UND Fighting Hawks women’s hockey team looks to get back into the win column this weekend against the Bemidji State Beavers. Losing two tightly contested games in Wisconsin dropped the Fighting Hawks to a record of 12-9-5 (9-7-4-2 WCHA), but UND has a case...

Hawks don’t fall easy against Badgers

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
January 24
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
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...

Bulldogs sweep Hawks at the Ralph

Bulldogs sweep Hawks at the Ralph

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
January 24
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

This past weekend at the Ralph Engelstad Arena fans watched history be made for all the wrong reasons for the UND men’s hockey team. The Fighting Hawks hosted the NCHC leading Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs for what was previewed as a strong matchup between the 4th ranked Bulldogs and the 8th ranked H...

Peter’s Ice Palace

Peter’s Ice Palace

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
January 20
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...

No dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
January 20
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team will be out for revenge this weekend against longtime rival Minnesota Duluth. After a split against Miami (Ohio), the Hawks will look to take advantage of home ice against the Bulldogs. The two have met earlier this season when the Bulldogs were able...

Winter Wonderful

Winter Wonderful

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
January 13
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

While many of us went home for semester break, the University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team made great strides as the quest for a repeat continued with several games played since the three weeks we’ve had classes. The Fighting Hawks have struggled early on this season, going winless in six...

Pride between the posts

Pride between the posts

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
January 13
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...

Reheating a Rivalry

Reheating a Rivalry

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer
December 2
Filed under Hunter Plante, Sports

When people hear that the University of Minnesota and the University of North Dakota are playing in an athletics event, they think of hockey. North Dakota and Minnesota have a rivalry people in the area call “The Border Battle.” That “Border Battle” will be renewed this Friday night in the...

UND looks to squish spiders at Alerus

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer
December 2
Filed under Adam Gunderman, Sports

For the first time ever, the Fighting Hawks will play in a FCS playoff game against the Richmond Spiders. It will also be the first time the Alerus Center has hosted a playoff game since 2007. “It means a lot for us, to be playing in the second round of the FCS playoffs for the first time ever,”...

Hawks count eggs before they hatch

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
December 2
Filed under Jack Harvey, Sports

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team will be taking the trip out to New York City this weekend to face Boston College in Madison Square Garden. The College Hockey Showdown will feature two of the most storied college hockey programs of all time. Sailing hasn’t been exactly smooth...

Making dreams a reality

Making dreams a reality

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer
November 22
Filed under Hunter Plante, Sports

A week after making history by becoming Big Sky regular season champions, the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks volleyball team kept the ball rolling this past Saturday night at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks won the Big Sky conference tournament to advance to its first...

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