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Rising Leaders

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

September 26, 2018

The 2017-2018 season was a major stepping stone in the development process for North Dakota’s seven former freshmen. Injuries plagued North Dakota’s roster, in turn creating opportunities for the freshmen. While injuries are never a good thing for a team, it is a normal occurrence in a sport like hock...

Get Involved!

Luke Askew, Writer

September 26, 2018

Intramural sports matter too, right? Of course they do - just ask the hundreds of students that participate at the University of North Dakota every year. Intramural sports provide students and faculty with the opportunity to relive the glory days of playing their favorite sports, or even to learn how ...


Alex Kelly, Web Editor

September 16, 2018

UND Football lost against a tough Washington Huskies team on Saturday evening in Seattle. While the score was not close (45-3), nobody could have expected the Fighting Hawks to come out on top against the 9th ranked team in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) and many outsiders predicted it to be worse. &n...


Madison Overby, Sports Editor

September 16, 2018

The University of North Dakota Women’s Soccer team has had a strong opening to their 2018 fall season. They went undefeated through the first five games of the season and just suffered their first loss against Bemidji State on Sunday, who narrowly came out on top by one goal.     Senio...

The Final Five

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

September 16, 2018

For many, October 6 may just be the start of another North Dakota hockey season, but for five seniors this marks the beginning of their final season playing for North Dakota. These five seniors plan to continue the tradition of showing the young players how to play North Dakota hockey by working every ...

United States of Football

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Bobby Feaster, Writer

August 29, 2018

Welcome to the United States of Football! The land where winning football games matters more than domestic violence abusers. The latest domestic violence incident in sports happened in Columbus at the Ohio State University, and with this incident came the exposing of Urban Meyer. As many sports fans know...

The Freshmen Seven

Incoming freshmen compared to former Hawk, Christian Wolanin. Wolanin currently plays in the NHL for the Ottawa Senators.

August 29, 2018

It is almost that time of year again here in Grand Forks. The University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team takes the ice for their 72nd season. North Dakota looks to hang their ninth NCAA Championship banner at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. North Dakota is a hungry team with loads of young talent waiting to show...

Club lacrosse team frustrated by treatment

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

May 1, 2018

UND’s club sports seasons are coming to a close, but the men’s lacrosse club ended their season a bit earlier than they hoped with a cancellation of their only home game of the season due to field conditions and the inability to move the venue from their practice fields near BioLife Plasma Center. ...

Track and Field takes the Drake Relays

UND track team looks strong for final meets. Nick Nelson / Dakota Student

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

April 30, 2018

This week marked one of the final weeks in an abnormal season for the Fighting Hawks track and field team. With a tune up meet in Fargo next weekend and the conference meet less than two weeks away, the season is quickly winding down. For a select few, this past week was filled with travel to one o...

Softball sliding into the home stretch

Last season, the UND softball team was able to play outdoors at the Apollo Sports Complex (pictured above) in contrast to this season do to weather.

John Gregg, Sports Writer

April 30, 2018

Fighting Hawks softball struggled against Big Sky rival Sacramento State this weekend as the Hawks battled the Hornets. The Hawks finished one and two against the Hornets, winning UND’s first ever game against Sacramento State. UND’s play this weekend places them just one game back from qualifying for p...

UND nickname with a potential mascot to match

Nick Erickon, Sports Writer

April 22, 2018

UND is taking steps in another direction of the rebranding from the Fighting Sioux to the new Fighting Hawks nickname. UND Today announced on March 6 that UND had a 17-person committee to determine the creature that would embody the spirit of the University of North Dakota. This is a clear-cut change...

Hockey community comes together during devastating Humboldt tragedy

Staff who support Conservative Caucus in Ottawa stand in solidarity with the broncos community today by wearing #JerseysForHumboldt. The thoughts of our whole team are with the loved ones of those touched by the tragedy.

John Gregg, Sports Writer

April 22, 2018

After the tragic bus crash of the Humboldt Broncos ice hockey team, the hockey community and the world paid tribute to the 16 people killed and numerous injured. Just minutes after the news broke, posts and tributes filled social media outlets around the world. “Our national hockey family is a close one, ...

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