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UND kicks off track season

UND kicks off track season

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

January 21, 2018

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 21, 2018

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 21, 2018

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...

UND Volleyball makes repeat NCAA appearance

UND Volleyball makes repeat NCAA appearance

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017

After beating the number one seed Sacramento State in five sets in the Big Sky Championship game, the North Dakota Women’s Volleyball team was named Big Sky Conference champions. The conference title results in an automatic bid to the NCAA national volleyball tournament. During the NCAA Selection Show on Sunday, Nov. 26 ...

Mitten made

Mitten made

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

The electrifying, risk-taking and emotional defensemen Christian Wolanin has finally come into his own this season for the University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team. The 6’1 offensive defensemen from Detroit, Michigan is currently in the midst of his junior season at North Dakota, and he has fi...

Saturday’s are for the boys

Saturday’s are for the boys

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017

The University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team has been a top program in the nation for almost its entire existence. The commitment to consistency and excellence sets the program apart from the rest of the teams. While North Dakota has been consistent over the years, the team seems to have a st...

Katie Moller finishes her best season

Katie Moller finishes her best season

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017

Katie Moller, a forward on the University of North Dakota women’s soccer team, is coming off one of the best seasons of her career. Moller finished off the season with six goals and 15 points in Big Sky Conference play, totaling 10 goals and 23 points for the entire season. She also led the confere...

UND hockey’s “CLASS” act

UND hockey’s “CLASS” act

Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017

University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey captain Austin Poganski is being recognized on the national scale by being nominated for the 2017-18 senior CLASS (Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School) award. The award is handed out annually to the senior student athlete that best exemplifies...

Logan’s run to the top

Logan’s run to the top

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

University of North Dakota women’s soccer coach Chris Logan was named Big Sky Conference Coach of the Year on Oct. 31 when the conference released the 2017 Big Sky All-Conference Team. Logan is the first coach in program history to earn conference Coach of the Year at the Division I level and it’s...

Basketball holds Fan Fest

Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

On Tuesday Oct. 24, the University of North Dakota held their annual Basketball Fan Fest. At the event, fans were able to see the women’s team show off their skills during a set of drills and a three-point contest. For fans of the men’s team, they were able to see a scrimmage and a dunk contest. ...

Hawks soar

Hawks soar

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017

As the University of North Dakota women’s cross country team prepares to toe the line of the Big Sky Conference cross country meet in Ogden, Utah this Saturday, there is a very different look to the conference roster than anyone was expecting coming into the year. Approaching the cross country season in earl...

Altitude

Altitude

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017

Colorado has always been a major talking point in sports, not only for their sports team’s ability to win championships, but because of the home field/ice advantage. The advantage comes from the altitude. Throughout the history of sports teams in Colorado, the home team has always had the advantage ...

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