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Reheating a Rivalry

Reheating a Rivalry

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

Stifling the Gophers

Stifling the Gophers

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer
November 22, 2016
Filed under Adam Gunderman, Sports

The women’s hockey team held the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers winless at Ralph Englestad Arena last weekend for only the second time in program history. Both Friday and Saturday, the Fighting Hawks and Gophers ended their matchups in ties, 2-2. Any time the Gophers  and the Hawks play,...

Hawks rest in no. 7 spot

Hawks rest in no. 7 spot

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
November 22, 2016
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

Last Sunday morning the UND football team and fans gathered at Buffalo Wild Wings and waited to see whether their hard work and perseverance paid off to earn a seed in the playoffs.  The selection show on ESPNU answered their prayers as the Fighting Hawks found their place in the seventh seed. The...

Mushing Huskies

Mushing Huskies

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
November 22, 2016
Filed under Jack Harvey, Sports

After six consecutive winless results, the UND men’s hockey team can sleep a little easier at night after sweeping the St. Cloud State Huskies. Not only does this end the streak, but it also marks as the first time since 1998 when UND swept the Huskies in St. Cloud. “That (sweep stat) was something...

Next Man Up

Next Man Up

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under Adam Gunderman, Sports

It’s the first game of the season. The Fighting Hawks are in Stony Brook, N.Y. taking on the Seawolves. Senior Clive Georges was set for a big season after missing most of the 2015 campaign. Then, disaster struck. Georges needed to be carted off the field with an apparent serious injury, a huge...

Rushing to the Championship

Rushing to the Championship

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under Jack Harvey, Sports

Three years ago, Southern Illinois assistant coach Bubba Schweigert was named as the 26th head coach of the University of North Dakota football team. Coming off a 3-8 record, there was a need for change. Since switching to the Big Sky in 2012, UND had a record of 8-14 before Schweigert took the reins....

Big Sky Dreams

Big Sky Dreams

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under Hunter Plante, Sports

What a week it was for head coach Mark Pryor and the UND volleyball team. The Fighting Hawks set themselves up perfectly for a massive week, and they took care of business with dominating victories over Northern Arizona, and Northern Colorado. Both the Bears and the Lumberjacks were in the same...

Hook, line and sinker

Hook, line and sinker

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer
November 8, 2016
Filed under Adam Gunderman, Sports

The men’s basketball makes its return this week. After coming off a season that saw the Fighting Hawks host their first ever Division I postseason game at Betty Englestad Arena. The Hawks will kick off the 2016 campaign Friday, Nov. 11 against Crown College at the Betty. This season will start...

Hawks mauled at Mariucci

Hawks mauled at Mariucci

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
November 8, 2016
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

UND fights to the bitter end in a rival series against Minnesota If they didn’t before, the Fighting Hawks now know what it feels like to hit rock bottom and disappointed fans are still awaiting the reloaded Hawks squad to show up. Renewing a historic rivalry between Minnesota and North Dakota...

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