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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 ...

Women’s golf takes sixth at conference tournament

Women’s golf takes sixth at conference tournament

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

April 30, 2019

The women’s golf team started off the year strong back in August at the University of Nebraska Omaha Invitational. They played three rounds and placed sixth with a score of 947. They made quite the statement back in September during the Hobble Creek Classic, where they played three rounds, placed six...

An Early End to Hockey Season

An Early End to Hockey Season

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

March 26, 2019

2019 marked the first time in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference history that the University of North Dakota did not appear in the NCHC Frozen Faceoff and the second straight season UND has missed the NCAA tournament. This caps off a season that showed promise at times but ended too short. ...

A sense of identity

A sense of identity

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 26, 2019

The University of North Dakota Men’s basketball team didn’t close out the 2018-19 season the way they wanted to, but they left a lot to be excited about as they head into the offseason. Qualifying for the Summit League Tournament in their first season as a member of the Summit League, UND (the No. 7...

A season of learning

A season of learning

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

March 26, 2019

The 2018-19 season didn’t go the way the University of North Dakota Women’s basketball team had hoped for.   The team started off the season on the wrong foot, losing their first game to No. 18 Syracuse on the road. The women won their next game against Valparaiso only to lose the next...

Hawks solidify No. 7 seed in Summit League Tournament

Hawks solidify No. 7 seed in Summit League Tournament

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 5, 2019

The University of North Dakota Men’s basketball team had an interesting final week of Summit League play as they closed the regular season with two road games. First, UND travelled to Indiana to take on a talented Purdue Fort Wayne team. The Fighting Hawks came away with one of their biggest win...

Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

March 5, 2019

Rhett Gardner, the hard-nosed, skilled, physical and proud player for the University of North Dakota Men's hockey team is set to play his final series for the program that has meant everything to him for the past four years.   “It has easily been the best four years of my life,” Gardner...

Hawks Soar to Indoor Nationals

Hawks Soar to Indoor Nationals

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

March 5, 2019

Two individuals on the University of North Dakota Women’s indoor track team have just qualified for nationals. This is the first time in North Dakota Division I history that this has happened.   The top 16 individuals from across the nation earn bids to the DI Indoor National Championshi...

Fleecs Continues to Stand Out

Fleecs Continues to Stand Out

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

February 26, 2019

Julia Fleecs, a freshman forward on the University of North Dakota Women’s basketball team, is a passionate, driven, hard working individual on and off the court. Although her first season with the Fighting Hawks is not over yet, she has distinguished herself as a threat on the court. Fleecs is the thi...

Ticket Punched to the Summit League Tournament

Ticket Punched to the Summit League Tournament

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

February 26, 2019

The University of North Dakota Men’s basketball team picked up their biggest win of the season on Saturday afternoon at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. With the win over Denver, the Fighting Hawks officially clinched a spot in the Summit League tournament in their first season playing in the new...

Split Series with No. 3 UMD Bulldogs

Split Series with No. 3 UMD Bulldogs

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

February 26, 2019

After a 27 day hiatus from the Ralph Engelstad Arena, the University of North Dakota Men’s hockey team welcomed the reigning NCAA National Champions the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs.   Friday Night - A night of capitalizing on chances   “It was the start we wanted and it carried over for the re...

The Big Move

The Big Move

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

February 5, 2019

The decision to transfer colleges is a difficult task for many, but for athletes it can make or break their careers. Both Fallyn Freije and Chris Wilkie transferred from North Dakota, but like many, it was for different reasons.   Fallyn Freije   Fallyn Freije played three years at UND for the wom...

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