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A program that breeds champions

A program that breeds champions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Flashback Friday, Jake Andersen, Sports

“Young girls cannot become what they cannot see.” Monique Lamoureux-Morando and Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson wrote these words in a letter to UND President Mark Kennedy pushing for the administration to reconsider their position on cutting the UND women’s hockey program. The statement is a...

UND ready to reload

UND ready to reload

Thomas McCullough, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Thomas McCullough

As the 2016-2017 University of North Dakota’s Men’s Hockey season comes to a close, the team looks to bounce back next season with a refreshed lineup. Since their final game against Boston University, several UND players from this season have not only signed NHL contracts, but have already started...

Spring Ball kicks off at UND

Spring Ball kicks off at UND

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

UND football team hit the practice field earlier this week to start spring ball. Getting in the first few practices before going on spring break. Spring ball is a chance that gives players a chance to get in the reps they need to further develop their skills. The coaching staff staggered across the...

NCHC suspends Will Borgen

NCHC suspends Will Borgen

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

This weekend, the UND Fighting Hawks will be hosting the St. Cloud Huskies in the first round of the NCHC tournament, but the Huskies will be a man short. During the Huskies’ last regular season series, defenseman Will Borgen, argued a slashing penalty called against him which led him to shove th...

Farewell to another Legacy

Farewell to another Legacy

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Flashback Friday, Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

UND senior guard Quinton Hooker could not control the large grin on his face as he walked off the court for the last time at Betty Engelstad Arena. Leading the team with 29 points, Hooker and the UND men’s basketball team capped off the final game of the regular season with an 82-73 win over Po...

The bright lights of Reno

The bright lights of Reno

Thomas McCullough, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Thomas McCullough

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...

Earning their feathers: Football Recruits

Earning their feathers: Football Recruits

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

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...

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...

Major of the week

Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

The History program at UND may not be structured uniquely, but there is more than meets the eye. Unlike larger universities in the country, entry level history courses are taught by professors. Hans Broedel is the chair of the history department; he can also be found teaching 100-level lecture...

UND comes out swinging

UND comes out swinging

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
February 18, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

Fighting Hawks start softball season with best record since moving to Divison 1 The UND Fighting Hawks softball team will be looking to keep improving from their 17-37 record last season as spring tournaments get under way. “Getting stir crazy inside, so it’s going to be nice to get out on the fiel...

Taking Wildcats territory

Taking Wildcats territory

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
February 18, 2017
Filed under Adam Demoulas, Sports

The UND men’s basketball team head into travel mode after coming off of a victorious three game homestand. After Thursday’s matchup in Pocatello, Idaho the squad will head to Ogden, Utah to meet the biggest competition in the Big Sky: Weber State. UND hopes to roll with the momentum after an...

Hawks Vandalize Idaho

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
February 14, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Sports

The UND men’s basketball team was able to close out the home stand with a win this weekend over the Idaho Vandals 88-65. This marked the Fighting Hawks’ fifteenth win on the season as well as their tenth in their last 12 games. “Honestly, I thought that was the best we have played from start to finish from an e...

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