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A sense of identity

A sense of identity

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under Luke Askew, Showcase, Sports, UND, UND Men's Basketball

The University of North Dakota Men’s basketball team didn’t close out the 2018-19 season the way they wanted to, but they left a lot to be excited about as they head into the offseason. Qualifying for the Summit League Tournament in their first season as a member of the Summit League, UND (the No. 7...

A season of learning

A season of learning

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under Hanna Hill, Showcase, Sports, UND, UND Sports, UND Women's Basketball

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


Filed under Luke Askew, Showcase, Sports, UND, UND Men's Basketball, UND Sports

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...

Fleecs Continues to Stand Out

Fleecs Continues to Stand Out

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Hanna Hill, Showcase, Sports, UND Sports, UND Women's Basketball

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...

Ticket Punched to the Summit League Tournament

Ticket Punched to the Summit League Tournament

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Luke Askew, Showcase, Sports, UND Men's Basketball, UND Sports

The University of North Dakota Men’s basketball team picked up their biggest win of the season on Saturday afternoon at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. With the win over Denver, the Fighting Hawks officially clinched a spot in the Summit League tournament in their first season playing in the new...

Turnovers haunt UND in loss to Omaha

Turnovers haunt UND in loss to Omaha

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Luke Askew, Showcase, Sports

The University of North Dakota Men’s basketball team had an important week. The Fighting Hawks entered this week with a not-too-impressive 2-6 record in Summit League play. They started off last week on the road at Western Illinois. UND got a much-needed 74-73 win behind Kienan Walter’s efficie...

UND Has Faith in Dooley

UND Has Faith in Dooley

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Grand forks, Hanna Hill, ND, Showcase, Sports, UND, UND Sports, UND Volleyball, UND Women's Basketball

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...

Men’s basketball struggles to find their footing

Men’s basketball struggles to find their footing

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Luke Askew, Showcase, Sports, UND Sports

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team has had a rough last two weeks. It all started with a heartbreaking home loss to cross-state rivals South Dakota State. If you’re a UND basketball fan, you might not be familiar with the name Mike Daum, but now that UND is a member of the ...

Catching up with UND Men’s Basketball

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under Luke Askew, Showcase, Sports, UND Sports

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team has had a relatively unexceptional start to the 2018-19 college basketball season. But, as students traveled home for the holidays, the basketball season was just starting to heat up. Let’s catch up on what happened over the break. Heading int...

The ball keeps rolling

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Fighting Hawks, Luke Askew, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, UND Sports

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team is off to an incredible start in the 2018-19 college basketball season. The Fighting Hawks got their season started the right way with a 104-48 blowout victory over Northland College on November 6. Sharpshooting redshirt freshman Aanen Moody led...

Sitting down with Shanks

Sitting down with Shanks

John Gregg, Sports Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under John Gregg, Showcase, Sports

Shanks was a part of UND’s historic team that reached the NCAA Basketball tournament for the first time in school history just last year. And after making the tough decision to transfer, he had the experience of his life as he competed in the Final Four. But why did he leave just one year after one...

Sports impacts on childhood

Jill Morton, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under jill morton, Opinion

There is a recent trend in society where kids are starting sports earlier and earlier. I think this is a necessary thing, but not ideal for the kids. A lot of kids start playing organized sports as early as first grade. There are many pros and cons to this early start. We’ll start with the positives. The earlie...

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