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Women’s Soccer pulls out a Victory

Women’s Soccer pulls out a Victory

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

October 8, 2019

UND women’s soccer kicked off the Homecoming weekend of sports on Thursday, Oct. 3 when they took on the University of South Dakota Coyotes at home. The last time UND played the Coyotes was at the end of their season last year, where it ended in a loss for the Fighting Hawks in Vermillion. This...

UND Hockey Returns

UND Hockey Returns

James DeArman, Sports Writer

October 8, 2019

The warm days of summer have since subsided and have been overtaken by the crisp cool days of Fall with the October air encouraging the leaves to meet the ground. This can only mean one thing, it’s hockey season. That means it is time to return to hockey's Palace on the Prairie, the Ralph Engelsta...

Room to Grow

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

September 24, 2019

The University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team hosted three teams this past weekend for a home tournament, the UND Classic. UND finished up right behind the University of Akron who took home first place. UND took down Eastern Washington University on Thursday night but were unable to come away...

UND Tennis Starts Strong

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

September 24, 2019

UND tennis kicked off their seasons this weekend in two tournaments in the Midwest. The men’s tennis team headed to Des Moines, Iowa to compete in the Drake Invitational and the women traveled to Minneapolis, Minn. to take on the Gopher Invitational. Seven teams traveled to Minneapolis for the invite:...

Rediscovering Passion to Find Greatness

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

Senior cross country and track captain Hannah Oscarson has been running competitively since fourth grade. She competed for three years in the Park and Recreation track club before making the varsity cross country squad in the fall of her seventh-grade year.   “I think right away I just ran...

Up for the Challenge

Up for the Challenge

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

The University of North Dakota football team was taken down by in-state rival and No. 1 ranked North Dakota State on Saturday afternoon. Although the first half showed promise for UND, the second half crumbled and resulted in a 38-7 loss. UND Head Coach Bubba Schweigert knew that the team had their...

Softball takes down Jackrabbits

Softball takes down Jackrabbits

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

The University of North Dakota women’s softball team was back at home this past weekend for the first time since 2018. With the conditions in Grand Forks and flooding of the Apollo Sports Complex, the softball team was forced to move all home games to the Alerus Center. This marked the longest streak ...

Women’s golf takes sixth at conference tournament

Women’s golf takes sixth at conference tournament

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

April 30, 2019

The women’s golf team started off the year strong back in August at the University of Nebraska Omaha Invitational. They played three rounds and placed sixth with a score of 947. They made quite the statement back in September during the Hobble Creek Classic, where they played three rounds, placed six...

An Early End to Hockey Season

An Early End to Hockey Season

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

March 26, 2019

2019 marked the first time in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference history that the University of North Dakota did not appear in the NCHC Frozen Faceoff and the second straight season UND has missed the NCAA tournament. This caps off a season that showed promise at times but ended too short. ...

A season of learning

A season of learning

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

March 26, 2019

The 2018-19 season didn’t go the way the University of North Dakota Women’s basketball team had hoped for.   The team started off the season on the wrong foot, losing their first game to No. 18 Syracuse on the road. The women won their next game against Valparaiso only to lose the next...

Hawks solidify No. 7 seed in Summit League Tournament

Hawks solidify No. 7 seed in Summit League Tournament

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 5, 2019

The University of North Dakota Men’s basketball team had an interesting final week of Summit League play as they closed the regular season with two road games. First, UND travelled to Indiana to take on a talented Purdue Fort Wayne team. The Fighting Hawks came away with one of their biggest win...

Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

March 5, 2019

Rhett Gardner, the hard-nosed, skilled, physical and proud player for the University of North Dakota Men's hockey team is set to play his final series for the program that has meant everything to him for the past four years.   “It has easily been the best four years of my life,” Gardner...

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