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Cross Country comes to a close

Cross Country comes to a close

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

November 20, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Set the Expectation

Set the Expectation

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

February 26, 2018


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On Tuesday, February 6, University of North Dakota student-athletes filed into the ballroom at the Memorial Union for the spring all student-athlete speaker. Groans and eye rolls were apparent throughout the room. The all-athlete speakers are normally not something that everyone looks forward to.   ...

Track performances on the rise

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

February 11, 2018


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The University of North Dakota track and field team spent the past two days competing at the South Dakota State University Indoor Classic in Brookings, South Dakota. The SDSU Indoor Classic is one of the biggest indoor meets in the nation with over one thousand entries across the board. The throws...

Super Bowl attracting the wrong traffic

Super Bowl attracting the wrong traffic

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

February 11, 2018


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Many stories about sex trafficking in Minneapolis over the week before and weekend of the Super Bowl have been circulating. There were warnings upon warnings telling women to walk with friends and be extremely careful. The warnings weren’t just about sex trafficking but also dangerous people in...

Mimi Eiden

Mimi Eiden

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

February 4, 2018


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Mimi Eiden, a freshman on the UND women’s soccer team, made herself right at home this year.   After a short settling-in period she began contributing points consistently. Eiden ended up with two goals and three assists by the end of the season, the second leading scorer on the team behind junior...

Red hot Pioneers come to the Ralph

Red hot Pioneers come to the Ralph

Madison Overby, Sports Writers

January 24, 2018


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This weekend is sure to bring high tension and good hockey. The University of North Dakota, 2016 national champions, go head-to-head with rival and 2017 national champions Denver. After splitting the away series with Denver in November, the home series will be an opportunity to prove who belongs in...

Sacrifices for your sport

Sacrifices for your sport

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

January 21, 2018


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Nothing compares to the feeling of settling into a long winter break after a semester filled with exams, projects, assignments and stress piling into the living room with your family, hot cocoa in hand to watch Christmas movies and just relax. The first couple days of break are the ones to catch up on sleep...

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