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Fighting Hawks go the distance in Big Sky

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

October 25, 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 ear...

A busy year for UND’s athletic trainers

A busy year for UND’s athletic trainers

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017

The athletes of the University of North Dakota are in good hands with the athletic training staff who are working to provide them with care day-in and day-out. From the outside looking in, people realize there is a high risk of injury in college sports. It’s easy to look on the sidelines during ...

Twins historic season ends on a bitter note

Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017

The 2016 Minnesota Twins and the 2017 Minnesota Twins are two very similar teams with two very different outcomes. The 2016 Twins finished the season as the worst team in franchise history and worst team in Major League Baseball (59-103) whereas the 2017 Twins finished the year at 85-77. This record ...

The prodigal Yon

The prodigal Yon

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

Let the skates glide and the pucks fly. The University of North Dakota and the Golden Gophers of Minnesota are at it once again bringing, their rivalry back to the Ralph Engelstad Arena for the first time in six seasons. For one player on the UND hockey team, this rivalry means something completely...

A tale of two coaches

A tale of two coaches

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

At first glance, the head coach of the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team, Brad Berry, and the head coach of the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team, Don Lucia, may seem to have a lot in common. Both men are currently coaching two of the most storied men’s hockey programs in ...

Hockey after college

Hockey after college

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

Everyone who calls themselves a fan of college hockey has probably informed you they prefer watching it over the NHL. That is absolutely the case with most UND hockey fans. This year is even more meaningful. This year something magical happens in the season. UND gets to play the Gophers in the Ralph. ...

Back in time

Back in time

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 20, 2017

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

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

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

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

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...

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