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The JUCO way to go

The JUCO way to go

John Gregg, Sports writer

February 11, 2018

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

  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

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...

Baseball dreams at UND saved with club team

Baseball dreams at UND saved with club team

John Gregg, Sports Writer

February 11, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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