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One game at a time

One game at a time

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

March 15, 2018


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One down, two to go. For the NCHC that is. With Omaha in the dust, UND is far from out of the woods and like always it is do or die. After saturday’s overtime win the Fighting Hawks will continue on their mission back to the NCAA tournament. Looking back at last season, UND came into th...

The afterlife of UND golf

John Gregg, Sports Writer

March 4, 2018


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After being eliminated by the university in 2016, the Fighting Hawks men’s golf team plays on after the generosity of the community. The teams captain, Jeremy Kirk stated that though the team continues to play, it faces some challenges after being eliminated and later reinstated. “For our team...

Foster flies high


Foster flies high


Madison Overby, Sports Writer

March 4, 2018


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Kyley Foster is a junior at UND who has just recently added to her long list of accomplishments by finishing third in the pole vault at the Big Sky Conference Championships for indoor track. Foster also holds the school record in both the indoor and outdoor event, with a vault of 4.01 meters (13 feet...

There’s a North Dakota size gap in the WCHA

There’s a North Dakota size gap in the WCHA

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

February 26, 2018


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A year ago today, in the sparsely filled Ralph Engelstad arena, the Jumbotron game clock read 9:04 and counting. The Finnish standout freshman, Emma Nuutinen, opted not to pass to her teammate and took her shot on net, that shot would send her team into the seventh consecutive WCHA Final Faceoff appearance.   ...

Set the Expectation

Set the Expectation

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

February 26, 2018


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On Tuesday, February 6, University of North Dakota student-athletes filed into the ballroom at the Memorial Union for the spring all student-athlete speaker. Groans and eye rolls were apparent throughout the room. The all-athlete speakers are normally not something that everyone looks forward to.   ...

The JUCO way to go

The JUCO way to go

John Gregg, Sports writer

February 11, 2018


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In recent years, it’s become a norm for many student athletes to be recruited out of high school and receive offers to attend various schools to play their sport. For some, the non-conventional route can be a good decision for their careers for many reasons whether it be academic or physical. Junior...

It’s Thome time

It’s Thome time

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

February 11, 2018


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  The night started out just like any other night at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Except this time, there was a different number in net. Peter Thome took over the game Saturday night against Colorado College by locking down all but one shot between the pipes for the team trying to fight their...

Track performances on the rise

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

February 11, 2018


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The University of North Dakota track and field team spent the past two days competing at the South Dakota State University Indoor Classic in Brookings, South Dakota. The SDSU Indoor Classic is one of the biggest indoor meets in the nation with over one thousand entries across the board. The throws...

Baseball dreams at UND saved with club team

Baseball dreams at UND saved with club team

John Gregg, Sports Writer

February 11, 2018


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As temperatures rise and the snow begins to melt, UND students anticipate the beauty of spring on campus and the opportunities that warmer weather in Grand Forks allows. While Fighting Hawks Spring athletic seasons begin, one such sport no longer has a presence on campus. The controversial elimination...

Super Bowl attracting the wrong traffic

Super Bowl attracting the wrong traffic

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

February 11, 2018


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Many stories about sex trafficking in Minneapolis over the week before and weekend of the Super Bowl have been circulating. There were warnings upon warnings telling women to walk with friends and be extremely careful. The warnings weren’t just about sex trafficking but also dangerous people in...

Mimi Eiden

Mimi Eiden

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

February 4, 2018


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Mimi Eiden, a freshman on the UND women’s soccer team, made herself right at home this year.   After a short settling-in period she began contributing points consistently. Eiden ended up with two goals and three assists by the end of the season, the second leading scorer on the team behind junior...

Making his return to the Ralph

Making his return to the Ralph

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

February 4, 2018


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Stepping into the Ralph for the first time is an experience most hockey players mark as their greatest memory.   It is the beginning of their journey with the University of North Dakota’s storied hockey program, and they get to be a part of it. A program that takes in few talented athletes and even then, it turns out not to fit all.   While the program took in transfer Nick Jones th...

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