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Gold on repeat

Gold on repeat

Nick Nelson, Photo Editor

November 19, 2017


Filed under Nick Nelson, Showcase

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...

Mitten made

Mitten made

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports

The electrifying, risk-taking and emotional defensemen Christian Wolanin has finally come into his own this season for the University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team. The 6’1 offensive defensemen from Detroit, Michigan is currently in the midst of his junior season at North Dakota, and he has fi...

Future Faceoff

Future Faceoff

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Sports

Lost out on the ticket lottery to get to the Vegas showdown in 2018 against the Gophers? More people did than did not, considering it was estimated that 6,000 of the 7,773 tickets were sold before they were even made available to the general public. With everyone sitting near their computer at 2 p.m. t...

Hawks or Gophers?

Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Cole Johnson, Sports

This Friday and Saturday will be the first time since 2012 that the Minnesota Golden Gophers hockey team makes its way to the Ralph Engelstad Arena. It looks to be a matchup of two young talented hockey teams. Coming into the games, the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks are ranked fourth...

“Put me in coach”

“Put me in coach”

Cole Johnson, staff writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Cole Johnson, Showcase, Sports

Over the last few years, the University of North Dakota’s football wide receiving corps has blossoming into one of the top wide receiving corps in the conference. This progression can partially be attributed to Noah Wanzek. Wanzek has been a solid player for UND throughout his tenure, and has been impro...

Football rivalry

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Sports

It’s a short drive down I-29 this Saturday for UND’s football team as they head to Vermillion, South Dakota to take on the University of South Dakota Coyotes. With this border battle coming up, it’s worth taking a look into the history of the past 20 years for these former Great West Conference f...

Tales from the gate

Tales from the gate

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under jacob notermann, News, Showcase

The smell of charcoal. Ear-deafening music. Food, food and food. There is no better way to start a Saturday. Tailgating is one of the most institutional traditions for football. While players are in the stadium stretching their limbs, fans are in the parking lot stretching their bellies. Both partie...

Higher than the hype

Higher than the hype

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Showcase, Sports

Saturday’s game only brought smiles to UND football fans as they cheered loud and proud for the astounding victory over the Missouri State Bears. The only other time that the Bears and Hawks met, coach Schweigert was in his first season as head coach and fell to the Bears 38-0. The tables turned...

John Santiago, #22

John Santiago, #22

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Features, kyle kinnamon, Showcase

John Santiago’s first two years have been nothing short of complete and utter domination. With career totals of 2,452 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns, the stats back up his dominance on the field. After being recruited by UND as a wide receiver, Santiago made the switch to running back, and it has...

Story of the spud

Story of the spud

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

For decades now, the city of Grand Forks and the University of North Dakota have joined together to partake in what could be considered UND’s second homecoming. Potato Bowl USA is an annual home game for UND Football and has been a city to since the inaugural Potato Bowl back in 1966. According to Pe...

More than just a rebrand

More than just a rebrand

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under kyle kinnamon, Opinion

As another year of North Dakota athletics are set to begin here on the campus of UND, there is a different mood amongst many students when it comes to our athletics. Mainly due to the cutting of men’s and women’s swimming and women’s hockey this past year. The athletic department has seemingly forgo...

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