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America’s Fastest-Growing Sport, Soccer

America's Fastest-Growing Sport, Soccer

James DeArman, Sports Writer

April 7, 2020

In the United States, sports reign as king as we often gather in modern chapels of athleticism to praise and scorn. Sports are woven into our lives as an ever present figure and for some it is as if strands of our DNA are coated in our teams signature colors. But even with its domination of the ente...

North Dakota cruises past Purdue Fort Wayne, earning a trip to the Summit League tournament championship

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 10, 2020

Thanks in large part to stifling defense, the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team continued their impressive 2020 Summit League tournament run with a dominant victory over Matt Holba and the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons.    Unlike their first-round game against South Dakota, UND was the ...

North Dakota cruises past Purdue Fort Wayne, earning a trip to the Summit League tournament championship

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 10, 2020

  Thanks in large part to stifling defense, the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team continued their impressive 2020 Summit League tournament run with a dominant victory over Matt Holba and the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons.    Unlike their first-round game against South ...

UND Secures Number One Seed

UND Secures Number One Seed

James DeArman, Sports Writer

March 10, 2020

The University of North Dakota hockey team made the trip to Omaha this weekend for their last regular season series of the season, looking to put a cap on what has been a stellar season. What they got wasn't what they were hoping for as it seemed like there were two different teams playing for UND this week...

North Dakota makes a late surge to squeak past South Dakota in the Summit League tournament

North Dakota makes a late surge to squeak past South Dakota in the Summit League tournament

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 9, 2020

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team picked up their first ever Summit League tournament win thanks to some big-time defending, clutch shooting and a whole lot of grit.    North Dakota was a fairly heavy underdog heading into their matchup with no. 3 seed South Dakota. Not ...

UND Claims Penrose cup

UND Claims Penrose cup

James DeArman, Sports Writer

March 3, 2020

This weekend the University of North Dakota wrapped up their 18th regular-season conference championship in a Saturday night overtime thriller against number 17 Western Michigan. The University’s third NCHC championship in the last seven years.   Heading into the weekend, UND needed a sweep...

Strong Second Half Push Gets UND women’s Basketball Over Omaha

Presley Paintner, Sports Writer

March 3, 2020

UND finally broke their five-game losing streak. The Fighting Hawks had to overcome their weak shooting performance in the second quarter to beat Omaha, 71-67.    UND’s efforts to take care of the ball better and not commit several turnovers showed against the Mavericks.   UND on...

UND Falls this Weekend to St. Cloud

James DeArman, Sports Writer

February 25, 2020

Entering Friday nights game at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud UND had the chance to leave the weekend holding the Penrose Cup. The award given to the regular season champions of the NCHC conference has resided at the Herb Brooks center the last two seasons and UND had the chance ...

UND’s Defense Lacks in Loss to SDSU

UND’s Defense Lacks in Loss to SDSU

Presley Paintner, Sports Writer

February 25, 2020

The outside shooting game paced SDSU pass UND 94-83 on Wednesday night at the Betty.  No surprise, because the Jackrabbits shot 9 of 22, while UND went 11 of 28, from the 3-point line. The Summit League is considered to be the one of best in the country when it comes to shooting 3 pointers.  The J...

UND Softball Opens Season Strong

James DeArman, Sports Writer

February 12, 2020

The University of North Dakota softball team opened their season this weekend with a trip to San Antonio for the H-E-B Classic hosted by the University of Incarnate Word. The H-E-B Classic was a tournament consisting of five games over a three-day span. This would be a great opportunity for Head Coac...

Oral Roberts Height Too Much for UND

Oral Roberts Height Too Much for UND

Presley Paintner, Sports Writer

February 12, 2020

Montserat Brotons, a 6-foot-4-inch center from Spain proved to be too much for the Fighting Hawks, scoring a game and career high 20 points in the paint for Oral Roberts.    Oral Roberts is a post-oriented team.    "That's just where a majority of our offense is generated," Oral Robe...

Hockey Back to Winning Ways Against Colorado

Hockey Back to Winning Ways Against Colorado

James DeArman, Sports Writer

February 6, 2020

The number two team in the nation returned home this weekend to the Ralph after suffering just their third loss of the season in last weekend's split series with Minnesota Duluth. This weekends tilt came against the team that is occupying the bottom spot in the conference standings in Colorado College a...

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