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Club lacrosse team frustrated by treatment

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

May 1, 2018


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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


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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...

Softball sliding into the home stretch

Softball sliding into the home stretch

John Gregg, Sports Writer

April 30, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Sitting down with Shanks

Sitting down with Shanks

John Gregg, Sports Writer

April 16, 2018


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Shanks was a part of UND’s historic team that reached the NCAA Basketball tournament for the first time in school history just last year. And after making the tough decision to transfer, he had the experience of his life as he competed in the Final Four. But why did he leave just one year after one...

Motzko named as Gophers new head coach

Motzko named as Gophers new head coach

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

April 8, 2018


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Bob Motzko, after taking the St. Cloud State Huskies to potentially one of their biggest and best chances at a historic season, decided to move on to his true calling of becoming the head coach of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers hockey team. Don Lucia resigned on March 20 which left it...

Pick up & Play

John Gregg, Sports Writer

April 8, 2018


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The University of North Dakota has a rich history of athletics. Many know the university for the hockey program and their eight national championships as well as its success stories on the football field and basketball court to name a few. For those students that don’t quite have what it takes to play...

North Dakota weather puts a damper on track & field program

North Dakota weather puts a damper on track & field program

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

April 8, 2018


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Long winters aren’t anything new to the residents of Grand Forks. It becomes normal to see snow in April and even into May. However, when it throws off a sports season the snow becomes a little less bearable. Thirty athletes on the UND track and field team travelled to Sacramento, California over Easter b...

March 29, 2017

March 29, 2017

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

March 29, 2018


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One year. 16 colleges. Two countries. This now divides the family that once was the UND women’s hockey program, a program removed after a short 15 years, a program that showed more promise as each year went on, a program cut in its prime. One year. What has happened in one year? Find...

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