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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 end of their season last year, where it ended in a loss for the Fighting Hawks in Vermillion. This...

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 first place. UND took down Eastern Washington University on Thursday night but were unable to come away...

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, Minn. to take on the Gopher Invitational. Seven teams traveled to Minneapolis for the invite:...

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 country squad in the fall of her seventh-grade year.   “I think right away I just ran...

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 crumbled and resulted in a 38-7 loss. UND Head Coach Bubba Schweigert knew that the team had their...

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 softball team was forced to move all home games to the Alerus Center. This marked the longest streak ...

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 Richard Clay’s final cross country season, ending a career of 34 years. Clay is the most tenured...

Track and Field takes the Drake Relays

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 season is quickly winding down. For a select few, this past week was filled with travel to one o...

Boston marathoners:

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 of the best,” battling it out across one of the most challenging marathon courses in the countr...

Bringing the community together through athletics

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 to go to a conference track meet the Gophers were running in. My sister and I were immersed in college ath...

UND Intramural sports keeping students active

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

March 26, 2018

Intramural volleyball started up last week at the Wellness Center. The season runs for about five weeks; the regular season lasts until late April. However, if teams make it to tournaments the season can potentially be longer.   There are four leagues that students are able to choose between. Ther...

Foster flies high


Foster flies high


Madison Overby, Sports Writer

March 4, 2018

Kyley Foster is a junior at UND who has just recently added to her long list of accomplishments by finishing third in the pole vault at the Big Sky Conference Championships for indoor track. Foster also holds the school record in both the indoor and outdoor event, with a vault of 4.01 meters (13 feet...

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