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Baseball dreams at UND saved with club team

Trevor Dufner, UND club baseball team captain and president, stands for a portrait in the Hyslop Sports Center.

John Gregg, Sports Writer

February 11, 2018

As temperatures rise and the snow begins to melt, UND students anticipate the beauty of spring on campus and the opportunities that warmer weather in Grand Forks allows. While Fighting Hawks Spring athletic seasons begin, one such sport no longer has a presence on campus. The controversial elimination...

Where are they now?

Former UND baseball player Ben Reznicek (right) tags out a University of Minnesota Crookston runner in the team's last season before the program was eliminated.

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

Ben Reznicek, born and raised in Sioux Falls, S.D., had to make tough decisions throughout his early baseball career. Facing ups and downs he managed to get where he is today. Reznicek went to O’Gorman High School, in southwest Sioux Falls. An athletics staff member at Reznicek’s high school belie...

Death by baseball

Matt Eidson, News Editor

March 3, 2017

Carl Mays stood on the pitcher’s mound at the Polo Grounds in Manhattan, N.Y., working his way through the fifth inning of a soon-to-be infamous baseball game on Aug. 16, 1920. At the plate was Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman, a batter known to crowd the plate: a habit that would prove cos...

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