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Eight feels great

Eight feels great

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
November 8, 2016
Filed under Jack Harvey, Sports

The University of North Dakota football team continued its hot streak this past Saturday winning its eighth straight game defeating Northern Colorado 23-13. “It’s never easy to win on the road, but our guys found a way once again to get the job done,” head coach Bubba Schweigert said. “We...

Big Sky at the Betty

Big Sky at the Betty

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer
November 8, 2016
Filed under Hunter Plante, Sports

When Mark Pryor took over as head coach of University of North Dakota Volleyball, he had a vision. That vision was to get better each year, and eventually compete for a Big Sky Championship. That vision is coming into full force this season, and the Fighting Hawks are in prime position to win the...

Fellowship and Faith

Fellowship and Faith

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

The life of a student athlete is a busy one, their schedules are filled with practices, workouts, community events and games all while making time for some social life and, most importantly, school. It is a delicate balance, but most student athletes find a way to make it work. On top of all these...

UND keeps the streak alive

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer
November 4, 2016
Filed under Adam Gunderman, Sports

After a huge win last weekend, the Hawks return to the road once again to face the University of Northern Colorado Bears in Greely, Colorado. Last weekend, the Hawks defeated the Weber Sate Wildcats in a huge conference game. The win puts UND at 7-0 in the conference, good for the top spot. Both...

Going down the Gopher Hole

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer
November 4, 2016
Filed under Adam Gunderman, Sports

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, 2016
Filed under Hunter Plante, Sports

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, 2016
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, 2016
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

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, 2016
Filed under Hunter Plante, Sports

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, 2016
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

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, 2016
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, 2016
Filed under Adam Gunderman, Sports

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...

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