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An Early End to Hockey Season

An Early End to Hockey Season

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

March 26, 2019


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2019 marked the first time in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference history that the University of North Dakota did not appear in the NCHC Frozen Faceoff and the second straight season UND has missed the NCAA tournament. This caps off a season that showed promise at times but ended too short. ...

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...

Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports, UND Hockey, UND Sports

Rhett Gardner, the hard-nosed, skilled, physical and proud player for the University of North Dakota Men's hockey team is set to play his final series for the program that has meant everything to him for the past four years.   “It has easily been the best four years of my life,” Gardner...

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...

Split Series with No. 3 UMD Bulldogs

Split Series with No. 3 UMD Bulldogs

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports, UND Hockey, UND Sports

After a 27 day hiatus from the Ralph Engelstad Arena, the University of North Dakota Men’s hockey team welcomed the reigning NCAA National Champions the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs.   Friday Night - A night of capitalizing on chances   “It was the start we wanted and it carried over for the re...

The Big Move

The Big Move

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports, UND, UND Hockey, UND Sports, UND Women's Basketball

The decision to transfer colleges is a difficult task for many, but for athletes it can make or break their careers. Both Fallyn Freije and Chris Wilkie transferred from North Dakota, but like many, it was for different reasons.   Fallyn Freije   Fallyn Freije played three years at UND for the wom...

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...

Fleecs on Fleek

Fleecs on Fleek

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

February 5, 2019


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

The University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks started the second half of the Summit League slate this weekend, beginning with a game on the road versus Western Illinois University. The Fighting Hawks started out strong Friday night against Western Illinois. Sophomore forward Julia Fleecs dominat...

The Hype Was Real

The Hype Was Real

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Fighting Hawks, Hockey Talk, kyle kinnamon, North Dakota, Showcase, Sports, UND, UND Hockey, UND Sports

The University of North Dakota had their hands full when the number one team in the nation, St. Cloud State Huskies, stormed into the Ralph Engelstad Arena. UND would do their best to contain the high flying Huskies, ending the series in an even split overall. The crowd at the Ralph stood behind UND, ...

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