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UND Football on the rise

UND Football on the rise

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Adam Gunderman, Showcase, Sports

In 2017, the Fighting Hawks will not only be looking to defend their Big Sky conference title, but also trying to improve on their 2016 season. The 2016 season saw the Hawks achieve many program firsts. They made the FCS playoffs for the first time, they won the Big Sky conference for the first time,...

Summer sessions

Summer sessions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

Since joining the Big Sky in 2012, the UND women’s soccer team hasn’t had the success they’ve wanted. In fact, the team has a 9-57-6 record in five seasons with the conference, bad enough for the worst conference record during that stretch and four years spent at the bottom of the Big Sky. Katie...

Sports Q & A

Sports Q & A

Thomas McCullough, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Thomas McCullough

Kaylin VanDomelen is amidst the best year of her University of North Dakota playing career. A softball pitcher and outfielder, VanDomelen leads the team in both batting average (.311) and pitching earned run average (1.86). Additionally, she has hit seven home runs while batting in 24 runs. VanDomelen...

Title IX woes

Title IX woes

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

Following the sports cuts at the University of North Dakota, an investigation is underway regarding the controversial federal code Title IX. In the wake of cutting the women’s hockey team and men’s/women’s swimming and diving team, the university will be answering questions of the United States...

Cutting champions

Cutting champions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Opinion, Showcase

It’s almost been a month since UND Athletics Director Brian Faison announced that the women’s hockey team, as well as the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, would be cut at the university. After taking time to gather my thoughts on the situation, one thing still hasn’t sat well with...

Journey to the “C”

Journey to the “C”

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

“You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” Austin Poganski told Brad Schlossman that this was his favorite quote last June and after finishing his junior season at UND, Poganski keeps making the most of his shots. Poganski, a junior from St. Cloud, Minn., was named UND’s ne...

Predictions for Lord Stanley

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

Every year, when April rolls around and hockey fans of every kind come together to compete to predict the next team to hoist the Stanley Cup. Together, with the sports writers, UND student athletes and other students on campus here are the predictions for who the next team could be. Jake Andersen - ...

Finding her groove

Finding her groove

Thomas McCullough, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Thomas McCullough

Molli Detloff is a thrower on the women’s track and field team. A junior this year, Molli is from Elk River, Minn. and is double majoring in rehabilitation/human services and psychology. The Dakota Student sat down with her this week to ask about her experience being an athlete at UND: DS: How di...

UND bids farewell to Boeser

UND bids farewell to Boeser

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Sports

Brock Boeser wasted no time getting acquainted with his new team. Just a day after his UND squad lost a heartbreaking NCAA quarterfinal game to Boston University in double overtime, Boeser took his talents to Minneapolis, Minn. to take on the Minnesota Wild as a member of the Vancouver Canucks. Th...

Bettman says no to Olympics

Bettman says no to Olympics

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Sports

This past week, after speculation of what the choice would be, the National Hockey League has decided its’ players will not represent their countries at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has stated the main reason the owners would not prefer to have p...

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...

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