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We Are Taking in Too Much

We Are Taking in Too Much

Madison Overby, Sports Editor March 31, 2020

It may seem a bit backwards reading from the Dakota Student that you should stop reading the news, I get it, but hear me out.   News programs on cable networks saw higher numbers than they’ve...

Women’s Basketball looking for Strong Summit Performance

Madison Overby, Sports Editor January 28, 2020

The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team is just seven games into conference play and are sitting at fifth in the Summit League. They took on Denver here at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center...

Women’s Soccer pulls out a Victory

Women’s Soccer pulls out a Victory

Madison Overby, Sports Editor October 8, 2019

UND women’s soccer kicked off the Homecoming weekend of sports on Thursday, Oct. 3 when they took on the University of South Dakota Coyotes at home. The last time UND played the Coyotes was at the...

Room to Grow

Madison Overby, Sports Editor September 24, 2019

The University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team hosted three teams this past weekend for a home tournament, the UND Classic. UND finished up right behind the University of Akron who took home...

UND Tennis Starts Strong

Madison Overby, Sports Editor September 24, 2019

UND tennis kicked off their seasons this weekend in two tournaments in the Midwest. The men’s tennis team headed to Des Moines, Iowa to compete in the Drake Invitational and the women traveled to Minneapolis,...

Rediscovering Passion to Find Greatness

Madison Overby, Sports Editor September 10, 2019

Senior cross country and track captain Hannah Oscarson has been running competitively since fourth grade. She competed for three years in the Park and Recreation track club before making the varsity cross...

Up for the Challenge

Up for the Challenge

Madison Overby, Sports Editor September 10, 2019

The University of North Dakota football team was taken down by in-state rival and No. 1 ranked North Dakota State on Saturday afternoon. Although the first half showed promise for UND, the second half...

Softball takes down Jackrabbits

Softball takes down Jackrabbits

Madison Overby, Sports Editor April 30, 2019

The University of North Dakota women’s softball team was back at home this past weekend for the first time since 2018. With the conditions in Grand Forks and flooding of the Apollo Sports Complex, the...

Cross Country comes to a close

Cross Country comes to a close

Madison Overby, Sports Editor November 20, 2018

As snow gave way to mud in Peoria, Illinois after almost 500 runners ran lap after lap on the golf course, the 2018 UND cross country season came to an end. The end of this season also marked head coach...

UND track team looks strong for final meets. Nick Nelson / Dakota Student

Track and Field takes the Drake Relays

Madison Overby, Sports Writer April 30, 2018

This week marked one of the final weeks in an abnormal season for the Fighting Hawks track and field team. With a tune up meet in Fargo next weekend and the conference meet less than two weeks away, the...

Runners near the halfway point of the 2018 Boston Marathon near Wellesley, MA on April 16, 2018.

Boston marathoners:

Madison Overby, Sports Writer April 22, 2018

Marathon Monday, the day of the Boston Marathon, is a day that draws attention from runners and general sports fans from across the world. The Boston Marathon is considered to be a showcase of the “best...

Members of the Fighting Hawks women's basketball team pick up rakes and other tools prior to volunteering for The Big Event last year.

Bringing the community together through athletics

Madison Overby, Sports Writer April 16, 2018

Growing up, my dad was an alumni of the University of Minnesota. As a die-hard Minnesota sports fans, we went to countless Gopher basketball, football and hockey games. We once travelled four hours just...

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