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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

Colorado College vs New Hampshire, Broadmoor World Arena

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...

Turnovers haunt UND in loss to Omaha

Turnovers haunt UND in loss to Omaha

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

February 5, 2019

The University of North Dakota Men’s basketball team had an important week. The Fighting Hawks entered this week with a not-too-impressive 2-6 record in Summit League play. They started off last week on the road at Western Illinois. UND got a much-needed 74-73 win behind Kienan Walter’s efficie...

UND Has Faith in Dooley

UND Has Faith in Dooley

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

January 29, 2019

A hardworking leader; the first words that come out of any UND sports fan’s mouth when asked about Faith Dooley. As soon as Dooley started school at the University of North Dakota she showed promise as an all-star athlete; starting out as a standout on the volleyball team. Shortly after Dooley started...

The Hype Was Real

The Hype Was Real

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

January 29, 2019

The University of North Dakota had their hands full when the number one team in the nation, St. Cloud State Huskies, stormed into the Ralph Engelstad Arena. UND would do their best to contain the high flying Huskies, ending the series in an even split overall. The crowd at the Ralph stood behind UND, ...

Men’s basketball struggles to find their footing

Men’s basketball struggles to find their footing

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

January 29, 2019

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team has had a rough last two weeks. It all started with a heartbreaking home loss to cross-state rivals South Dakota State. If you’re a UND basketball fan, you might not be familiar with the name Mike Daum, but now that UND is a member of the ...

Catching up with UND Men’s Basketball

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

January 15, 2019

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team has had a relatively unexceptional start to the 2018-19 college basketball season. But, as students traveled home for the holidays, the basketball season was just starting to heat up. Let’s catch up on what happened over the break. Heading int...

Kawaguchi shines in weekend sweep

Kawaguchi shines in weekend sweep

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

January 15, 2019

On a weekend filled with talk of the past, sophomore forward and University of North Dakota  points leader, Jordan Kawaguchi was focused on the future. After coming off a tough, heart-wrenching weekend in Buffalo, New York against Canisius College, UND was determined to steer the ship in the right di...

Cross Country comes to a close

Cross Country comes to a close

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

November 20, 2018

As snow gave way to mud in Peoria, Illinois after almost 500 runners ran lap after lap on the golf course, the 2018 UND cross country season came to an end. The end of this season also marked head coach Richard Clay’s final cross country season, ending a career of 34 years. Clay is the most tenured...

The ball keeps rolling

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

November 20, 2018

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team is off to an incredible start in the 2018-19 college basketball season. The Fighting Hawks got their season started the right way with a 104-48 blowout victory over Northland College on November 6. Sharpshooting redshirt freshman Aanen Moody led...

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