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Going down the Gopher Hole

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer
November 4
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The biggest rivalry in college hockey will enter a new chapter in the history of UND vs the University of Minnesota this weekend. The Hawks will travel to Minneapolis this weekend to take on the U of M Golden Gophers. Games against the Gophers are different from other games. The intensity is ratcheted...

Hawks punch playoff ticket

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer
November 4
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The University of North Dakota volleyball team is having one of the best seasons in school history. The Fighting Hawks currently sit at 19-9 overall, and 10-2 in the Big Sky Conference. The Fighting Hawks dominated both Montana and Montana State in their last trip to Montana. UND will now return...

And then there were two

And then there were two

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer
November 1
Filed under Adam Gunderman, Nick Nelson, Sports

The Fighting Hawks picked up a huge win Saturday as they defeated the Weber State Wildcats 27-19. Saturday was the biggest game of UND’s short FCS career. It was the first time that the Alerus Center has seen two teams face off that each sit atop their division. “We knew this was gonna be a reall...

Lady Hawks collect beaver pelts

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
November 1
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After being swept by Wisconsin, UND took no time to dwell and came back strong to sweep Bemidji this weekend during the home-and-home series. Starting off on home ice, game one saw an uncharacteristic Bemidji team. The Beavers have historically been tough competitors for UND, but the Hawks were abl...

Preseason potential

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer
November 1
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UND women’s basketball is rich on tradition. During the seasons that UND was in Division II, North Dakota won National Championships year in and year out. At one point UND went on to win three straight Division II National Titles from 1995 to 1997. Head coach Travis Brewster, who already has a NCAA Division I...

#44, The Enforcer

#44, The Enforcer

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
October 28
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From the moment she put on her first pair of skates to the last time her skates hit the ice at the Ralph Engelstad Arena and all the time in between, her heart belonged to the game of hockey. Rebekah Kolstad, a native to Mankato, Minn., has been lacing up her skates since the age of four to play hocke...

Beaver trappin’

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Hunter Plante, Sports

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team swept the Bemidji State Beavers in two games at the Ralph last Friday and Saturday. This weekend, the UND women’s hockey team will be looking to do the same thing to the Beavers in a home-and-home series. It won’t be an easy series for the Fighting...

Protecting the nest from predators

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer
October 28
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UND remains undefeated in Big Sky faces WSU this weekend This weekend, UND will host Weber State in the biggest football matchup Grand Forks has seen in years. “These are the games you play for,” UND Quarterback Keaton Studsrud said. “These are big games we have to win. I’d be lying if I sai...

UND settles for a split

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer
October 25
Filed under Hunter Plante, Sports

The Hawk take one and leave one on the road over the weekend The Fighting Hawks soared into Idaho and Utah this past weekend on Friday and Saturday games against Idaho State and Weber State, respectively. Coming into the weekend, UND was sitting at top of the north division in the Big Sky with a reco...

Hawks tame the Bengals

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer
October 25
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UND defeats Idaho to keep the ball rolling on hot streak The 16th ranked Fighting Hawks defeated the Idaho State Bengals Saturday afternoon 28-21 in Pocatello, Idaho. With the win, UND remains unbeaten in the Big Sky conference this year at 6-0 and have won their last eight conference contests. A...

Beavers come to ruffle some feathers

Beavers come to ruffle some feathers

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
October 25
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UND remain unscathed after a close battle at home The Ralph Engelstad Arena and the Fighting Hawks welcomed the Bemidji State Beavers this weekend in a series that highlighted the good, the bad and the ugly. The Good Friday’s game was the 40th of junior goaltender Cam Johnson’s career. That n...

The new Hawk has landed

The new Hawk has landed

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
October 23
Filed under Allyson Bento, Nick Nelson, Sports

There’s no doubt the University of North Dakota women’s hockey program has welcomed the strong efforts from their underclassmen this season, including freshman forward Ryleigh Houston. Houston wasted no time getting acquainted with the North Dakota style of hockey by snagging her firs...

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