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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...

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...

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...

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...

Fleecs Continues to Stand Out

Fleecs Continues to Stand Out

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

February 26, 2019

Julia Fleecs, a freshman forward on the University of North Dakota Women’s basketball team, is a passionate, driven, hard working individual on and off the court. Although her first season with the Fighting Hawks is not over yet, she has distinguished herself as a threat on the court. Fleecs is the thi...

The Big Move

Colorado College vs New Hampshire, Broadmoor World Arena

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

February 5, 2019

The decision to transfer colleges is a difficult task for many, but for athletes it can make or break their careers. Both Fallyn Freije and Chris Wilkie transferred from North Dakota, but like many, it was for different reasons.   Fallyn Freije   Fallyn Freije played three years at UND for the wom...

Fleecs on Fleek

Fleecs on Fleek

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

February 5, 2019

The University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks started the second half of the Summit League slate this weekend, beginning with a game on the road versus Western Illinois University. The Fighting Hawks started out strong Friday night against Western Illinois. Sophomore forward Julia Fleecs dominat...

UND Has Faith in Dooley

UND Has Faith in Dooley

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

January 29, 2019

A hardworking leader; the first words that come out of any UND sports fan’s mouth when asked about Faith Dooley. As soon as Dooley started school at the University of North Dakota she showed promise as an all-star athlete; starting out as a standout on the volleyball team. Shortly after Dooley started...

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