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North Dakota cruises past Purdue Fort Wayne, earning a trip to the Summit League tournament championship

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 10, 2020

Thanks in large part to stifling defense, the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team continued their impressive 2020 Summit League tournament run with a dominant victory over Matt Holba and the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons.    Unlike their first-round game against South Dakota, UND was the ...

UND Secures Number One Seed

UND Secures Number One Seed

James DeArman, Sports Writer

March 10, 2020

The University of North Dakota hockey team made the trip to Omaha this weekend for their last regular season series of the season, looking to put a cap on what has been a stellar season. What they got wasn't what they were hoping for as it seemed like there were two different teams playing for UND this week...

UND Claims Penrose cup

UND Claims Penrose cup

James DeArman, Sports Writer

March 3, 2020

This weekend the University of North Dakota wrapped up their 18th regular-season conference championship in a Saturday night overtime thriller against number 17 Western Michigan. The University’s third NCHC championship in the last seven years.   Heading into the weekend, UND needed a sweep...

Strong Second Half Push Gets UND women’s Basketball Over Omaha

Presley Paintner, Sports Writer

March 3, 2020

UND finally broke their five-game losing streak. The Fighting Hawks had to overcome their weak shooting performance in the second quarter to beat Omaha, 71-67.    UND’s efforts to take care of the ball better and not commit several turnovers showed against the Mavericks.   UND on...

UND Softball Opens Season Strong

James DeArman, Sports Writer

February 12, 2020

The University of North Dakota softball team opened their season this weekend with a trip to San Antonio for the H-E-B Classic hosted by the University of Incarnate Word. The H-E-B Classic was a tournament consisting of five games over a three-day span. This would be a great opportunity for Head Coac...

Oral Roberts Height Too Much for UND

Oral Roberts Height Too Much for UND

Presley Paintner, Sports Writer

February 12, 2020

Montserat Brotons, a 6-foot-4-inch center from Spain proved to be too much for the Fighting Hawks, scoring a game and career high 20 points in the paint for Oral Roberts.    Oral Roberts is a post-oriented team.    "That's just where a majority of our offense is generated," Oral Robe...

Hockey Back to Winning Ways Against Colorado

Hockey Back to Winning Ways Against Colorado

James DeArman, Sports Writer

February 6, 2020

The number two team in the nation returned home this weekend to the Ralph after suffering just their third loss of the season in last weekend's split series with Minnesota Duluth. This weekends tilt came against the team that is occupying the bottom spot in the conference standings in Colorado College a...

Home Sweet Home For UND Basketball

James DeArman, Sports Writer

January 28, 2020

For the University of North Dakota Men's basketball team there is no place like home. After a rough stretch of four straight loses, three of which coming away, the Fighting Hawks returned to the friendly confines of the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center for matchups with the bottom half of the Summit Leagu...

Women’s Basketball looking for Strong Summit Performance

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

January 28, 2020

The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team is just seven games into conference play and are sitting at fifth in the Summit League. They took on Denver here at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center on Friday night and came up just short, falling to Denver 81-91. This loss boosted Denver in the...

Hawks End Season with Big Win

Hawks End Season with Big Win

James DeArman, Sports Writer

November 26, 2019

With a playoff berth on the line,  UND hosted the Southern Utah Thunderbirds in a game where they not only had to win, but a win in a fashion that would attract the attention of the FCS playoff committee. With the season on the line the Hawks showed up by putting the game out of reach with an outst...

UND Continues Win Streak at Home

UND Continues Win Streak at Home

Patrick Mulvahill, Sports Writer

November 26, 2019

Friday:   UND came into the weekend at #5 in the nation according to the official NCAA rankings. Without a loss at home yet this season at home, the weekend looked promising for the Fighting Hawks.   Friday’s game was very close in both shots on net and goals for the first two periods as bo...

UND Holds on for Win

James DeArman, Sports Writer

November 19, 2019

After a heartbreaking defeat at the hands of number three Weber State last weekend the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks football team return home for their last two games of the season. The Hawks are now faced with the interesting task of not just winning their last two games, but winning in ...

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