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Bye, Bye, Bye

Bye, Bye, Bye

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

February 4, 2018


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UND sat idle on a bye week this past weekend and it seems to be coming at a good time for them. They’re 12-8-8 while being tied for fourth place with the University of Minnesota Duluth in the NCHC with only eight games remaining in the season.   Head Coach Brad Berry seems to be optimistic about the season going forward due to this bye week timing for the team.   “We didn’t have a bye week in the first half, a lot of teams did,” Berry said. “This comes at a good time on a few different things on a mental and ...

He’s Hoff to the Olympics

He’s Hoff to the Olympics

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

January 28, 2018


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The NHL’s decision to not allow NHL players time off to play in the 2018 winter Olympics in South Korea is now granting childhood dreams of many players across the NCAA.   Will Borgen from SCSU and Troy Terry of Denver are headlining the NCHC on the USA roster for the games set in February....

All tied up

All tied up

John Gregg, Sports Writer

January 28, 2018


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This past weekend, the No. 4 ranked Denver Pioneers traveled to the Ralph to battle the Fighting Hawks Men’s Hockey team. It was a much-anticipated matchup between the 2016 National Champions in UND and the 2017 Champions in Denver. Playing to a sell-out crowd Friday night, UND came out to a strong...

Red hot Pioneers come to the Ralph

Red hot Pioneers come to the Ralph

Madison Overby, Sports Writers

January 24, 2018


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This weekend is sure to bring high tension and good hockey. The University of North Dakota, 2016 national champions, go head-to-head with rival and 2017 national champions Denver. After splitting the away series with Denver in November, the home series will be an opportunity to prove who belongs in...

Sacrifices for your sport

Sacrifices for your sport

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

January 21, 2018


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Nothing compares to the feeling of settling into a long winter break after a semester filled with exams, projects, assignments and stress piling into the living room with your family, hot cocoa in hand to watch Christmas movies and just relax. The first couple days of break are the ones to catch up on sleep...

UND kicks off track season

UND kicks off track season

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

January 21, 2018


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After spending the first week of January training an immense amount, University of North Dakota Track and Field rung in 2018 with the Thundering Herd Classic in Fargo on January 13. The day was marked with many victories and place finishes across the board. The success at the Thundering Herd Classic ...

Hobey Hoax

Hobey Hoax

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

January 21, 2018


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The candidates for the coveted Hobey Baker were recently announced and Fighting Hawks fans were left collectively scratching their heads in confusion. The list lacked any University of North Dakota representation. Specifically a few individual fans on Facebook. One account claimed to have discuss...

Basketball looking for a bounce back

Basketball looking for a bounce back

John Gregg, Sports Writer

January 21, 2018


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With a less than fabulous start to the season, the Fighting Hawks Men’s basketball hope to improve come crunch time. Recent wins to conference teams, Idaho State, Weber State, and a win to non-conference in state rival, North Dakota State propel the team in the right direction. “These last th...

UND Volleyball makes repeat NCAA appearance

UND Volleyball makes repeat NCAA appearance

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


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After beating the number one seed Sacramento State in five sets in the Big Sky Championship game, the North Dakota Women’s Volleyball team was named Big Sky Conference champions. The conference title results in an automatic bid to the NCAA national volleyball tournament. During the NCAA Selection Show on Sunday, Nov. 26 ...

Mitten made

Mitten made

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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The electrifying, risk-taking and emotional defensemen Christian Wolanin has finally come into his own this season for the University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team. The 6’1 offensive defensemen from Detroit, Michigan is currently in the midst of his junior season at North Dakota, and he has fi...

Saturday’s are for the boys

Saturday’s are for the boys

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


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The University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team has been a top program in the nation for almost its entire existence. The commitment to consistency and excellence sets the program apart from the rest of the teams. While North Dakota has been consistent over the years, the team seems to have a st...

Katie Moller finishes her best season

Katie Moller finishes her best season

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


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Katie Moller, a forward on the University of North Dakota women’s soccer team, is coming off one of the best seasons of her career. Moller finished off the season with six goals and 15 points in Big Sky Conference play, totaling 10 goals and 23 points for the entire season. She also led the confere...

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