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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...

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 29, 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 22, 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 22, 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 22, 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 22, 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...

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