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Big Sky to Summit

Jill Morton, Opinion Columnist

January 28, 2018

As a collegiate athlete, I spend a lot of time traveling. We are sometimes gone every other week for five days at a time and being on the road for so long puts a lot of strain on a student. The early morning wake-ups to catch flights, the long drives between conference games and the odd meal schedules...

Gold on repeat

Gold on repeat

Nick Nelson, Photo Editor

November 19, 2017

SACRAMENTO, California -- The UND volleyball team clinched the Big Sky Conference championship after a contentious five-set matchup against Sacramento State late Saturday night. Though the Fighting Hawks won the first set, Sacramento pulled ahead and won the next two. UND rallied to win the four...

UND comes out swinging

Kaylin VanDomelen winds up a pitch against Weber State last season at the Apollo Sports Complex. File Photo/ Dakota Student

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer

February 18, 2017

Fighting Hawks start softball season with best record since moving to Divison 1 The UND Fighting Hawks softball team will be looking to keep improving from their 17-37 record last season as spring tournaments get under way. “Getting stir crazy inside, so it’s going to be nice to get out on the fiel...

Taking Wildcats territory

UND junior center Carson Shanks tussles with Weber State's Jeremy Senglin (left) and Jordan Dallas (right) during a game in January at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Nick Nelson/ Dakota Student

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer

February 18, 2017

The UND men’s basketball team head into travel mode after coming off of a victorious three game homestand. After Thursday’s matchup in Pocatello, Idaho the squad will head to Ogden, Utah to meet the biggest competition in the Big Sky: Weber State. UND hopes to roll with the momentum after an...

Lady Hawks take it to the top

Sophomore guard Grace Sawatzke (left) looks for open players as Fallyn Freije (right) sprints down the court in a game last month at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Nick Nelson/ Dakota Student

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

February 7, 2017

The lady Hawks were on the road this weekend to face the Big Sky top competitors, Northern Colorado Bears, a match that would decide who takes the top spot and the Fighting Hawks did not disappoint. North Dakota was able to deal Northern Colorado their first loss in conference play this season in a c...

Big Sky Dreams

After defeating Northern Colorado University this past Saturday, the UND volleyball team clinched the 2016 Big Sky conference chamionship.

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

What a week it was for head coach Mark Pryor and the UND volleyball team. The Fighting Hawks set themselves up perfectly for a massive week, and they took care of business with dominating victories over Northern Arizona, and Northern Colorado. Both the Bears and the Lumberjacks were in the same...

Big Sky at the Betty

Faith Dooley (center) jumps for the spike against Idaho Saturday evening at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

When Mark Pryor took over as head coach of University of North Dakota Volleyball, he had a vision. That vision was to get better each year, and eventually compete for a Big Sky Championship. That vision is coming into full force this season, and the Fighting Hawks are in prime position to win the...

Protecting the nest from predators

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

UND remains undefeated in Big Sky faces WSU this weekend This weekend, UND will host Weber State in the biggest football matchup Grand Forks has seen in years. “These are the games you play for,” UND Quarterback Keaton Studsrud said. “These are big games we have to win. I’d be lying if I sai...

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