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Tales from the gate

Students drink and bounce in the bed of a pickup at Tailgate Village prior to Saturday's Potato Bowl football game.

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

The smell of charcoal. Ear-deafening music. Food, food and food. There is no better way to start a Saturday. Tailgating is one of the most institutional traditions for football. While players are in the stadium stretching their limbs, fans are in the parking lot stretching their bellies. Both partie...

Rock the Streets lights up downtown

The Famous Armadillos perform Friday night in downtown Grand Forks as part of Potato Bowl week.

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

On Friday night, the community was brought together by JLG Architects at their second annual “Rock the Streets” dance party in the town square of downtown Grand Forks. Families, students and community members came out to enjoy the night of live music and entertainment, food and vendors offering ...

Ambassadors of the Potato Bowl

Alexandra Heisler and Lexi Grinolds are the ambassadors for the 2017 Potato Bowl.

Cameron Cloyd, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

The Potato Bowl is known for the french fry feed, the parade and the annual football game to follow, but there are also Potato Bowl ambassadors. These ambassadors are students who are children of potato farmers here in the state of North Dakota. These students are notified about a scholarship opportunity...

Higher than the hype

John Santiago breaks away to score a touchdown in the second quarter of Saturday's Potato Bowl game against Missouri State.

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

Saturday’s game only brought smiles to UND football fans as they cheered loud and proud for the astounding victory over the Missouri State Bears. The only other time that the Bears and Hawks met, coach Schweigert was in his first season as head coach and fell to the Bears 38-0. The tables turned...

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