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Hockey after college

Hockey after college

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Showcase, Sports

Everyone who calls themselves a fan of college hockey has probably informed you they prefer watching it over the NHL. That is absolutely the case with most UND hockey fans. This year is even more meaningful. This year something magical happens in the season. UND gets to play the Gophers in the Ralph. ...

Future Faceoff

Future Faceoff

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Sports

Lost out on the ticket lottery to get to the Vegas showdown in 2018 against the Gophers? More people did than did not, considering it was estimated that 6,000 of the 7,773 tickets were sold before they were even made available to the general public. With everyone sitting near their computer at 2 p.m. t...

Turning a corner

Turning a corner

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Showcase

UND football had been struggling through the first half of their season, and we all hate to see it. We want to watch UND succeed in all of their respective sports. The team has been plagued with injuries this year, which makes it even more frustrating to see as a fan. However, looking back at the historic s...

Star-Spangled singer

Star-Spangled singer

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Showcase

Walking out onto the carpet laid on the ice as the last two players are introduced, Mark J. Lindquist looks around attentively. He looks at every fan in the building that is, more times than not, sold out. He takes a deep breath, and says “man, this is awesome” every time before he sings the natio...

Brands, the Bureau and Basketball

Brands, the Bureau and Basketball

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Sports

Scandals happen all over the nation on a frequent basis, but the most recent has shaken the college sports world. It’s almost not a surprise that Louisville’s basketball head coach is again in the middle of the controversy. This week The New York Times announced the FBI’s investigation into...

Join the club!

Join the club!

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Sports

One of the newest sports to come on the scene under the University of North Dakota club sports umbrella is women’s lacrosse. “UND Women’s Lacrosse is an exciting fast paced sport with a very relaxed environment,” Maddy Floysand said. Floysand is a sophomore pre-med major at UND and an active...

The price of Thursday night football

The price of Thursday night football

September 24, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Showcase, Sports

Roger Goodell has dealt with heavy scrutiny and criticism thrown his way over the course of his career as the commissioner of the NFL. Goodell came into the massively profitable NFL corporation to take the reins from Paul Tagilabue. Goodell has installed small changes to the league since arriving in A...

Football rivalry

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Sports

It’s a short drive down I-29 this Saturday for UND’s football team as they head to Vermillion, South Dakota to take on the University of South Dakota Coyotes. With this border battle coming up, it’s worth taking a look into the history of the past 20 years for these former Great West Conference f...

Higher than the hype

Higher than the hype

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Showcase, Sports

Saturday’s game only brought smiles to UND football fans as they cheered loud and proud for the astounding victory over the Missouri State Bears. The only other time that the Bears and Hawks met, coach Schweigert was in his first season as head coach and fell to the Bears 38-0. The tables turned...

Join the club!

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Sports

Do you consider yourself a fan of UND sports? Many avid UND sports fans think that once our collegiate sports end they have to wait until next season. But there is more action to be had.  UND also hosts a variety of club sports teams, such as club lacrosse. The club lacrosse team is composed of new...

College sports on the chopping block

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Sports

It’s the start of a new school year. The campus is bright with new faces, green shrubbery and grass. Everyone here is looking forward to specific things that will soon enough be upon us. Some anticipate the tailgating sessions in the Alerus Center’s parking lot. A good amount of us will be entice...

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