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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...

Double trouble

Double trouble

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

As a three-sport high school athlete, Faith Dooley dreaded Sunday mornings. Sure, it was an off day from school and sports, but in reality, it was far from off. In fact, it was another workday, a workday on the family farm. “You wake up and dad’s like you got to go do stuff outside,” Dooley said....

The music behind the men

The music behind the men

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Jack Harvey, Sports

If you’ve ever played a sport you know there’s one thing you can’t live without before your game. It’s your pregame playlist. The pregame playlist is essential to any athlete. It can get you riled up, calm your nerves or get you in the zone. No team is complete without their playlist blast...

Hook, line and sinker

Hook, line and sinker

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016


Filed under Adam Gunderman, Sports

The men’s basketball makes its return this week. After coming off a season that saw the Fighting Hawks host their first ever Division I postseason game at Betty Englestad Arena. The Hawks will kick off the 2016 campaign Friday, Nov. 11 against Crown College at the Betty. This season will start...

Preseason potential

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016


Filed under Hunter Plante, Sports

UND women’s basketball is rich on tradition. During the seasons that UND was in Division II, North Dakota won National Championships year in and year out. At one point UND went on to win three straight Division II National Titles from 1995 to 1997. Head coach Travis Brewster, who already has a NCAA Division I...

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