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UND Men’s Basketball Schedule Released

UND Men’s Basketball Schedule Released

Luke Askew, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Showcase, Sports

The University of North Dakota Men’s Basketball team recently released the schedule for their inaugural season in the Summit League. The biggest changes that you’ll notice in their schedule from the previous years are in conference play. Instead of traveling along the west coast for games against team...

The Cost of Rebranding

The Cost of Rebranding

Sasha Leibold, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Opinion, Showcase, Sports

In 2012 the University of North Dakota was forced to change their nickname from “The Fighting Sioux” to “The Fighting Hawks.” The University’s nickname was originally “The Flickertails” but was unofficially changed to “The Sioux” in 1930. The fighting Sioux was a name that was offen...

The Juniors

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, kyle kinnamon, Sports

The gritty, hard-nosed, and tough junior class for North Dakota is stepping into their third season, and ready to play old-fashion North Dakota hockey. The junior class is built to shut down the other team through physical play and outstanding defense. While the offense has lacked for this class the f...

Rising Leaders

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, kyle kinnamon, News, Sports

The 2017-2018 season was a major stepping stone in the development process for North Dakota’s seven former freshmen. Injuries plagued North Dakota’s roster, in turn creating opportunities for the freshmen. While injuries are never a good thing for a team, it is a normal occurrence in a sport like hock...

Get Involved!

Luke Askew, Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Sports

Intramural sports matter too, right? Of course they do - just ask the hundreds of students that participate at the University of North Dakota every year. Intramural sports provide students and faculty with the opportunity to relive the glory days of playing their favorite sports, or even to learn how ...

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...

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