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SMALL VICTORIES IMPORTANT IN LOSS TO #9 WASHINGTON HUSKIES

Alex Kelly, Web Editor

September 16, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Sports

UND Football lost against a tough Washington Huskies team on Saturday evening in Seattle. While the score was not close (45-3), nobody could have expected the Fighting Hawks to come out on top against the 9th ranked team in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) and many outsiders predicted it to be worse. &n...

A HISTORICAL SEASON IN THE MAKING

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

September 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

The University of North Dakota Women’s Soccer team has had a strong opening to their 2018 fall season. They went undefeated through the first five games of the season and just suffered their first loss against Bemidji State on Sunday, who narrowly came out on top by one goal.     Senio...

The Final Five

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

September 16, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, kyle kinnamon, Sports

For many, October 6 may just be the start of another North Dakota hockey season, but for five seniors this marks the beginning of their final season playing for North Dakota. These five seniors plan to continue the tradition of showing the young players how to play North Dakota hockey by working every ...

United States of Football

United States of Football

Bobby Feaster, Writer

August 29, 2018


Filed under Bobby Feaster, Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Welcome to the United States of Football! The land where winning football games matters more than domestic violence abusers. The latest domestic violence incident in sports happened in Columbus at the Ohio State University, and with this incident came the exposing of Urban Meyer. As many sports fans know...

The Freshmen Seven

The Freshmen Seven

August 29, 2018


Filed under Hockey Talk, kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports

It is almost that time of year again here in Grand Forks. The University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team takes the ice for their 72nd season. North Dakota looks to hang their ninth NCAA Championship banner at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. North Dakota is a hungry team with loads of young talent waiting to show...

Club lacrosse team frustrated by treatment

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Nick Erickson, Sports

UND’s club sports seasons are coming to a close, but the men’s lacrosse club ended their season a bit earlier than they hoped with a cancellation of their only home game of the season due to field conditions and the inability to move the venue from their practice fields near BioLife Plasma Center. ...

Track and Field takes the Drake Relays

Track and Field takes the Drake Relays

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under madison overby, Showcase, Sports

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...

Softball sliding into the home stretch

Softball sliding into the home stretch

John Gregg, Sports Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under John Gregg, Sports

Fighting Hawks softball struggled against Big Sky rival Sacramento State this weekend as the Hawks battled the Hornets. The Hawks finished one and two against the Hornets, winning UND’s first ever game against Sacramento State. UND’s play this weekend places them just one game back from qualifying for p...

UND nickname with a potential mascot to match

Nick Erickon, Sports Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, ND, Nick Erickson, Sports

UND is taking steps in another direction of the rebranding from the Fighting Sioux to the new Fighting Hawks nickname. UND Today announced on March 6 that UND had a 17-person committee to determine the creature that would embody the spirit of the University of North Dakota. This is a clear-cut change...

Hockey community comes together during devastating Humboldt tragedy

Hockey community comes together during devastating Humboldt tragedy

John Gregg, Sports Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, John Gregg, Sports

After the tragic bus crash of the Humboldt Broncos ice hockey team, the hockey community and the world paid tribute to the 16 people killed and numerous injured. Just minutes after the news broke, posts and tributes filled social media outlets around the world. “Our national hockey family is a close one, ...

Boston marathoners:

Boston marathoners:

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, madison overby, Sports

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


Filed under madison overby, Sports

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...

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