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Home Sweep Home

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017

The University of North Dakota came into the home opener weekend looking to earn its first sweep on home ice in nearly a year. The last home ice sweep was on October 21 and 22 of 2016 against Bemidji State. UND broke the streak and swept St. Lawrence University. UND came into Friday’s contest looking...

Captain’s log

Captain’s log

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

Austin Poganski is entering his fourth and final season at the University of North Dakota, this time as captain of a historic hockey program. Poganski is joining an elite group including the likes of past captains Gage Ausmus, Matt Greene and Dave Hakstol. Poganski came to UND after playing one year ...

Big fish out of a small pond

Big fish out of a small pond

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

Ellyssa Peterson, a freshman at the University of North Dakota, always had her eyes set on running at the collegiate level. Many high school athletes at small schools have trouble succeeding and getting recognized because of the lack of resources and the focus of recruiters on the larger schools in the s...

Poolman’s Debut

Poolman’s Debut

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

Former University of North Dakota hockey player Tucker Poolman is set to make his National Hockey League debut with the Winnipeg Jets on opening night. Poolman survived the preseason cuts and reassignments to the American Hockey League affiliate Manitoba Moose. Poolman decided to take his talents...

Building on Success

Building on Success

Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

Last year, UND Women’s Volleyball became the first team in school history to advance to the NCAA Division I Tournament, this year, they have started hotter than ever. UND has begun the 2017 season at 19-2 and 4-0 in conference play. UND is one of just two teams in the Big Sky Conference that are und...

Brands, the Bureau and Basketball

Brands, the Bureau and Basketball

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

Scandals happen all over the nation on a frequent basis, but the most recent has shaken the college sports world. It’s almost not a surprise that Louisville’s basketball head coach is again in the middle of the controversy. This week The New York Times announced the FBI’s investigation into...

Join the club!

Join the club!

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

One of the newest sports to come on the scene under the University of North Dakota club sports umbrella is women’s lacrosse. “UND Women’s Lacrosse is an exciting fast paced sport with a very relaxed environment,” Maddy Floysand said. Floysand is a sophomore pre-med major at UND and an active...

Injuries plague UND Athletics

Injuries plague UND Athletics

Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

For everyday people, injuries are very unexpected and rare. For student-athletes, injuries are just a part of the game, and are more common than one might think. According to an ongoing study by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and the NCAA, around 12,500 injury reports are filed for...

The price of Thursday night football

The price of Thursday night football

September 24, 2017

Roger Goodell has dealt with heavy scrutiny and criticism thrown his way over the course of his career as the commissioner of the NFL. Goodell came into the massively profitable NFL corporation to take the reins from Paul Tagilabue. Goodell has installed small changes to the league since arriving in A...

“Put me in coach”

“Put me in coach”

Cole Johnson, staff writer

September 24, 2017

Over the last few years, the University of North Dakota’s football wide receiving corps has blossoming into one of the top wide receiving corps in the conference. This progression can partially be attributed to Noah Wanzek. Wanzek has been a solid player for UND throughout his tenure, and has been impro...

Sweet Demons take down Moorhead

Sweet Demons take down Moorhead

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017

There was a steady mist coming down on Jaycee Park on Saturday morning as the University of North Dakota women’s rugby team, the Sweet Demons, prepared to take on Minnesota State University-Moorhead, MSUM. Although the weather was not necessarily ideal, there was still a good turnout of fans for the ...

Football rivalry

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

It’s a short drive down I-29 this Saturday for UND’s football team as they head to Vermillion, South Dakota to take on the University of South Dakota Coyotes. With this border battle coming up, it’s worth taking a look into the history of the past 20 years for these former Great West Conference f...

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