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#44, The Enforcer

#44, The Enforcer

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 28, 2016

From the moment she put on her first pair of skates to the last time her skates hit the ice at the Ralph Engelstad Arena and all the time in between, her heart belonged to the game of hockey. Rebekah Kolstad, a native to Mankato, Minn., has been lacing up her skates since the age of four to play hocke...

Beavers come to ruffle some feathers

Beavers come to ruffle some feathers

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 25, 2016

UND remain unscathed after a close battle at home The Ralph Engelstad Arena and the Fighting Hawks welcomed the Bemidji State Beavers this weekend in a series that highlighted the good, the bad and the ugly. The Good Friday’s game was the 40th of junior goaltender Cam Johnson’s career. That n...

There’s no place like home

There’s no place like home

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 18, 2016

UND sweeps MSU at the Ralph for home opener last weekend Fans at the Ralph had plenty to cheer about this weekend as the UND women’s hockey team swept their opponents, the Minnesota State Mavericks. It was a weekend for young talent as UND put on a strong offensive showing with 10 goals against th...

Hawks soar home for homecoming

Hawks soar home for homecoming

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 14, 2016

UND welcomes MSU to the Ralph for home opener this weekend The Fighting Hawks are returning to the Ralph Engelstad Arena for their home opener this weekend against the Minnesota State Mavericks. This will be the second conference series the women’s hockey team face this season after last weekend...

Tyson Jost

Tyson Jost

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 11, 2016

"I'm just going to do whatever it takes, that's just my personality. Bringing whatever I have to the table and whatever the coaches ask of me."- Tyson Jost UND freshman forward A player can wear many jerseys in his career, with some of the most sought after jerseys being from the NHL, and the other f...

Bird watching at the Ralph

Bird watching at the Ralph

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 7, 2016

Fighting Hawks welcome Golden Griffins for 15th Anniversary season opener  The banner has been hung, the championship won and the celebration had. UND is closing one chapter and skating into a new one this season, one that hopefully boasts the same finish. After a slow exhibition performance, the...

Fighting Hawks herd the Bisons

Fighting Hawks herd the Bisons

October 4, 2016

Men's hockey defeat Manitoba Bisons at the Ralph in exhibition play 5-1 As the UND band played and the spotlight led the 2016 NCAA National Championship banner to its new home in the Ralph Engelstad Arena, Fighting Hawks fans cheered, it was a moment that can never be recreated. The lights flashed...

Cam Johnson returns to the Ralph Engelstad Arena to raise a ninth

Cam Johnson returns to the Ralph Engelstad Arena to raise a ninth

September 27, 2016

What is it like to end a well-battled season as champions and enter a new season? How do you break the glass ceiling that you have already shattered? According to junior goaltender, Cam Johnson, you leave it in the past and do better. The Michigan native played his best season as a Hawk last year, claiming num...

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

September 23, 2016

This isn’t an extremist story. It’s not about burning men at the stake or starting a rebellion. This is simply the journey I’m on to being the best sports journalist I can be. I grew up wanting to play sports and be good at them, and for a while, I figure skated. As doomed as I was born with ...

UND men’s golf swinging back into action

UND men’s golf swinging back into action

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

September 2, 2016

Wednesday morning, the University of North Dakota’s athletic director, Brian Faison announced the reinstatement of the men’s golf program. Men’s golf has been played at UND since 1929 and the 87-year-old program managed to avoid the chopping block after the program achieved the necessary fun...

UND men’s football ready to kick off the season

UND men’s football ready to kick off  the season

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

September 2, 2016

As students return to campus and summer begins to wind down, another season starts; football season. The Fighting Hawks have been hard at work this summer since camped opened Aug. 5, but there is still plenty of work to be done. Along with the returning players an additional 23 freshman have been added t...

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