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Running the extra mile — barefoot

Marie Monson, Staff Writer

September 13, 2013


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Meet Dwight Mandimika: senior, double major, cross country athlete, team player and barefoot runner. More than three years ago, Mandimika traveled almost 9,000 miles from his home in Harare, Zimbabwe, to attend  UND, with the sole intention of getting a degree in Commercial Aviation. Now, he is...

Softball season builds with rivalry

Allison Moore, Staff Writer

September 13, 2013


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UND and North Dakota State University will face off on the softball diamond Saturday for only the second time in the teams’ history. “We are all excited and ready,” senior pitcher and infielder Caralyn Chewning said. With UND’s impressive 15-0 showing against Minnesota State-Moorhead last...

Golfer makes history

Mariah Holland, Staff Writer

September 13, 2013


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The UND women’s golf team had a successful third place finish at the Grizzly Invitational  Monday and Tuesday in Missoula, Mont. The team finished in third place out of six teams. Montana hosted the tournament, taking first place with a 56-stroke difference. Montana State took second just eight...

Football team mashed in Potato Bowl

David Butz, Staff Writer

September 10, 2013


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After 10 consecutive wins in the annual Potato Bowl, the UND men’s football team had its streak snapped by South Dakota State Saturday night when a fourth quarter rally came up short. The No. 6 ranked Jackrabbits held off the Green and White for a 35-28 win in front of an announced crowd of 10,038...

Season opens in style

Allison Moore, Staff Writer

September 10, 2013


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The UND women’s softball team started the fall season strong with a win over Minnesota State University-Moorhead 15-0 Sunday afternoon in the UND Invitational at Apollo Field. The team’s new freshman have shown impressive raw talent, and the returning players look polished and in good form. “In...

Season starts slow

Marie Monson, Staff Writer

September 10, 2013


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The UND Women’s Volleyball team had a rough start to its road season, losing to all of its opponents. North Dakota played the University of Alabama-Birmingham to start off the Middle Tennessee State University Invitational, losing the first three sets to put a quick end to the match. Just a few...

Soccer team still struggling

Mariah Holland, Staff Writer

September 10, 2013


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The UND women’s soccer team lost both games in a tough two-game road series this past weekend. The first was in Illinois against the Western Illinois Leathernecks on Friday. UND lost that game 2-0 before traveling to Iowa State. The second game was in Ames, Iowa on Sunday, where the team met the...

Golf team takes second place

Elizabeth Erickson, Sports Editor

September 10, 2013


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With contributions from seasoned players and new faces on the team, the UND women’s golf team opened its season with a second place finish in the Cobber Open on Friday at Wildflower Golf Course. Sophomore transfer Sadie Martin posted a 74 (2 over par) to elevate the team and pace herself third....

New ticket policy aims to attack

Elizabeth Erickson, Sports Editor

September 10, 2013


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North Dakota hockey fans have traveled hundreds of miles through blizzards to watch games in the cold March rain. They have continuously proven their loyalty and support to the hockey program and the community. Who’s to say that a ticket policy aimed to keep them out of Magness Arena will stop them? Denver...

Stage set for Saturday

Mariah Holland, Staff Writer

September 6, 2013


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Campus has been buzzing with all sorts of activities during these first two weeks, including the upcoming Potato Bowl this weekend. With UND’s recent win over Valparaiso last week, the Potato Bowl against South Dakota State University will be looked at with even more excitement. Many players stood...

UND hosts tournament

Marie Monson, Staff Writer

September 6, 2013


Filed under Marie Monson, Sports

UND’s women’s Volleyball Team hosted three teams this weekend at the UND Classic, losing the first match to Iowa State (3-0) but winning the second against South Dakota (3-0). The third and final match against Texas A&M was a tough loss (4-1), but UND’s ability to stick with a team that...

Season opens with victory

David Butz, Staff Writer

September 6, 2013


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UND’s football team opened its season last Thursday in high fashion, rolling to a 69-10 victory over Valparaiso in front of an announced crowd of 9,269. North Dakota was firing on all cylinders as the Green and White picked up major contributions from both veterans and newcomers alike. “For...

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