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Hawks End Season with Big Win

Hawks End Season with Big Win

James DeArman, Sports Writer

November 26, 2019

With a playoff berth on the line,  UND hosted the Southern Utah Thunderbirds in a game where they not only had to win, but a win in a fashion that would attract the attention of the FCS playoff committee. With the season on the line the Hawks showed up by putting the game out of reach with an outst...

UND Holds on for Win

James DeArman, Sports Writer

November 19, 2019

After a heartbreaking defeat at the hands of number three Weber State last weekend the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks football team return home for their last two games of the season. The Hawks are now faced with the interesting task of not just winning their last two games, but winning in ...

Myles Garrett vs. Mason Rudolph

Myles Garrett vs. Mason Rudolph

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

November 19, 2019

During the final seconds of Thursday’s football game between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers, we witnessed an intense moment between the two teams. Browns player Myles Garrett ripped the helmet off of Steelers’ quarterback Mason Rudolph and proceeded to swing the helmet at Rudolph ...

Up for the Challenge

Up for the Challenge

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

The University of North Dakota football team was taken down by in-state rival and No. 1 ranked North Dakota State on Saturday afternoon. Although the first half showed promise for UND, the second half crumbled and resulted in a 38-7 loss. UND Head Coach Bubba Schweigert knew that the team had their...

United States of Football

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Bobby Feaster, Writer

August 29, 2018

Welcome to the United States of Football! The land where winning football games matters more than domestic violence abusers. The latest domestic violence incident in sports happened in Columbus at the Ohio State University, and with this incident came the exposing of Urban Meyer. As many sports fans know...

The JUCO way to go

Hayden Galvin (left) and Lenny Nelson (right) recently transferred to the UND football program from junior colleges around the country.

John Gregg, Sports writer

February 11, 2018

In recent years, it’s become a norm for many student athletes to be recruited out of high school and receive offers to attend various schools to play their sport. For some, the non-conventional route can be a good decision for their careers for many reasons whether it be academic or physical. Junior...

Taking a redshirt year

Fighting Hawks football players line up against Missouri State during this season's Potato Bowl football game at the Alerus Center.

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

It’s becoming more and more common in the world of college sports to have athletes take a “redshirt” year. This means that the athlete can practice with the team and is required to continue going to school, but cannot compete under the name of the college or university during the season they decide ...

The NFL has not gone soft

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) holds his knee as Steelers' head trainer John Norwig tends to him after he was injured in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, November 1, 2015 in Pittsburgh.

Nick Sallen, Copy editor

November 15, 2017

Player safety is a top priority for the NFL. In the early 1900’s, football players looked more like rugby players wearing little to no chest protection and no helmet. The league has continuously taken steps to ensure safety to its participants, including making changes and enhancements to game safety...

Turning a corner

Fighting Hawks offensive lineman Dan Bell celebrates with fans following Saturday's Homecoming win over Northern Colorado.

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017

UND football had been struggling through the first half of their season, and we all hate to see it. We want to watch UND succeed in all of their respective sports. The team has been plagued with injuries this year, which makes it even more frustrating to see as a fan. However, looking back at the historic s...

No protests in football, No Trump in football

Players kneel on the Ravens sideline before the game in London versus the Jacksonville Jaguars. Joining the players was retired linebacker Ray Lewis, second from right.

Aimee Coons, Staff Writer

October 1, 2017

Religious freedom and peaceful protest is protected under the Constitution, so why would these players get reprimanded? To kneel, to stand or to not participate are the current options for our nation's professional athletes during the national anthem.  A tremendous amount of heated debate has been sparked due to this ...

Football rivalry

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

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...

Malik Earl, #17

Malik Earl, #17

Alec McChesney, Sports Editor

September 9, 2017

During his senior year of high school, current Missouri State Bears wide receiver Malik Earl caught 57 passes for 1,254 yards and eight touchdowns. Now four years later, Earl is the leader of the MSU offense and on the path to Missouri Valley Football Conference stardom. Not only will he see success...

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