Dakota Student

March 29, 2017

March 29, 2017

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

March 29, 2018


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One year. 16 colleges. Two countries. This now divides the family that once was the UND women’s hockey program, a program removed after a short 15 years, a program that showed more promise as each year went on, a program cut in its prime. One year. What has happened in one year? Find...

UND Intramural sports keeping students active

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

March 26, 2018


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Intramural volleyball started up last week at the Wellness Center. The season runs for about five weeks; the regular season lasts until late April. However, if teams make it to tournaments the season can potentially be longer.   There are four leagues that students are able to choose between. Ther...

Candidates for UND hockey captain show promise

Candidates for UND hockey captain show promise

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

March 26, 2018


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Now that some of the early signings have been completed, we can start to prepare and see what can be expected of next season. A year ago, Cam Johnson was campaigning to be the acting captain for the UND squad. We have an idea as to who our goalie will be with Peter Thome being the only goalie besides...

UND hockey program NHL signed athlete passes 100

UND hockey program NHL signed athlete passes 100

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

March 26, 2018


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Early signings at the University of North Dakota are very similar to the nature of blizzards: they always pack a punch and usually happen more than once a year. Christian Wolanin and Shane Gersich became UND’s 99 and 100th players in history to make it to the NHL. Wolanin signed on with the Ottawa Senators las...

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...

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