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Back in time

Back in time

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 20, 2017


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There is a certain sense of pride to be included in something that makes history, like  winning a national championship or being a part of a historical rivalry. UND hockey alumnus Andy Kollar has checked off both boxes. Kollar was a part of the 1999-2000 UND National Championship team, and while that was a...

Future Faceoff

Future Faceoff

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


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Lost out on the ticket lottery to get to the Vegas showdown in 2018 against the Gophers? More people did than did not, considering it was estimated that 6,000 of the 7,773 tickets were sold before they were even made available to the general public. With everyone sitting near their computer at 2 p.m. t...

Flashback Friday

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


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Minnesota versus North Dakota. The epitome of college hockey rivalries. It’s one of the most storied and intense rivalries in all of sport. “This is the biggest rivalry in college hockey,” junior defensemen Hayden Shaw said. “Nothing has changed. If anything, for the fans, it has just been a ...

Hawks or Gophers?

Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


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This Friday and Saturday will be the first time since 2012 that the Minnesota Golden Gophers hockey team makes its way to the Ralph Engelstad Arena. It looks to be a matchup of two young talented hockey teams. Coming into the games, the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks are ranked fourth...

Making moves

Making moves

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


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Transferring schools in college sports is not uncommon, but in college hockey it is done very rarely. For the University of North Dakota, this season there have been three transfers, two leaving the program (Chris Wilkie and Matej Tomek) and one coming into the program (Nick Jones). Prior to this l...

Home Sweep Home

Home Sweep Home

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


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The University of North Dakota came into the home opener weekend looking to earn its first sweep on home ice in nearly a year. The last home ice sweep was on October 21 and 22 of 2016 against Bemidji State. UND broke the streak and swept St. Lawrence University. UND came into Friday’s contest looking...

Captain’s log

Captain’s log

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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Austin Poganski is entering his fourth and final season at the University of North Dakota, this time as captain of a historic hockey program. Poganski is joining an elite group including the likes of past captains Gage Ausmus, Matt Greene and Dave Hakstol. Poganski came to UND after playing one year ...

Big fish out of a small pond

Big fish out of a small pond

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


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Ellyssa Peterson, a freshman at the University of North Dakota, always had her eyes set on running at the collegiate level. Many high school athletes at small schools have trouble succeeding and getting recognized because of the lack of resources and the focus of recruiters on the larger schools in the s...

Poolman’s Debut

Poolman’s Debut

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


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Former University of North Dakota hockey player Tucker Poolman is set to make his National Hockey League debut with the Winnipeg Jets on opening night. Poolman survived the preseason cuts and reassignments to the American Hockey League affiliate Manitoba Moose. Poolman decided to take his talents...

Building on Success

Building on Success

Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


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Last year, UND Women’s Volleyball became the first team in school history to advance to the NCAA Division I Tournament, this year, they have started hotter than ever. UND has begun the 2017 season at 19-2 and 4-0 in conference play. UND is one of just two teams in the Big Sky Conference that are und...

Brands, the Bureau and Basketball

Brands, the Bureau and Basketball

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


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Scandals happen all over the nation on a frequent basis, but the most recent has shaken the college sports world. It’s almost not a surprise that Louisville’s basketball head coach is again in the middle of the controversy. This week The New York Times announced the FBI’s investigation into...

Join the club!

Join the club!

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


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One of the newest sports to come on the scene under the University of North Dakota club sports umbrella is women’s lacrosse. “UND Women’s Lacrosse is an exciting fast paced sport with a very relaxed environment,” Maddy Floysand said. Floysand is a sophomore pre-med major at UND and an active...

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