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Summer sessions

Summer sessions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

Since joining the Big Sky in 2012, the UND women’s soccer team hasn’t had the success they’ve wanted. In fact, the team has a 9-57-6 record in five seasons with the conference, bad enough for the worst conference record during that stretch and four years spent at the bottom of the Big Sky. Katie...

UND Chi Alpha

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Jake Andersen, Opinion

“We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making His appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God,”- 2 Corinthians 5:20. In Greek, “chi” is C and “alpha” is A, representing the first letters of Christ ambassador. Hence, the Christian ministry,...

Cutting champions

Cutting champions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Jake Andersen, Opinion, Showcase

It’s almost been a month since UND Athletics Director Brian Faison announced that the women’s hockey team, as well as the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, would be cut at the university. After taking time to gather my thoughts on the situation, one thing still hasn’t sat well with...

Journey to the “C”

Journey to the “C”

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

“You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” Austin Poganski told Brad Schlossman that this was his favorite quote last June and after finishing his junior season at UND, Poganski keeps making the most of his shots. Poganski, a junior from St. Cloud, Minn., was named UND’s ne...

A program that breeds champions

A program that breeds champions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under Flashback Friday, Jake Andersen, Sports

“Young girls cannot become what they cannot see.” Monique Lamoureux-Morando and Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson wrote these words in a letter to UND President Mark Kennedy pushing for the administration to reconsider their position on cutting the UND women’s hockey program. The statement is a...

Fifteen years in the making

Fifteen years in the making

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under Jake Andersen, Sports

In a season full of ups and downs, the Fighting Hawks are heading to their 32nd NCAA tournament behind strong play down the stretch resulting in a 4-3 NCHC championship loss to Minnesota-Duluth last Saturday. While ending on a losing note, the Fighting Hawks (21-15-3, NCHC 11-12-1) boosted their ranking...

Farewell to another Legacy

Farewell to another Legacy

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Flashback Friday, Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

UND senior guard Quinton Hooker could not control the large grin on his face as he walked off the court for the last time at Betty Engelstad Arena. Leading the team with 29 points, Hooker and the UND men’s basketball team capped off the final game of the regular season with an 82-73 win over Po...

Flashback Friday: OT heroes

Flashback Friday: OT heroes

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

    If UND women’s hockey forward Emma Nuutinen had one thing on her mind heading into overtime against Ohio State, teammate Kristen Campbell assured her of what it should be. Score. “In between periods, I was grabbing a drink and Kristen Campbell said to me, ‘You are goin...

Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

It’s no mystery the UND Fighting Hawks men’s hockey team is in the midst of a season of adversity. After being swept by Western Michigan last weekend, the Hawks have lost seven out of their last 10 games and sit fifth in the NCHC standings with a 15-13-3 record, including 8-11-1-1 in the conference. With...

Hawks look to force Bears to Hibernate

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Jake Andersen, Sports

The UND Fighting Hawks women’s basketball team heads to Greeley, Colo. for a huge matchup with the University of Northern Colorado Bears on Sat. Feb. 4 in a matchup between the Big Sky Conference’s top two teams. The Fighting Hawks (14-7) come off an 88-69 victory over the Northern Arizona University...

Seniors help Hawks stomp Jackrabbits

Seniors help Hawks stomp Jackrabbits

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

On Senior Day, the UND Fighting Hawks’ swimming and diving teams dominated the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits in their last home meet of the season with the men’s team winning 193-107 and women’s team winning 211-83. On a day honoring the seniors, they did not disappoint. Noah Lucas, the onl...

Hawks look to fly past Beavers

Hawks look to fly past Beavers

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

  After a pair of heartbreaking losses to the No. 1 Wisconsin Badgers, the UND Fighting Hawks women’s hockey team looks to get back into the win column this weekend against the Bemidji State Beavers. Losing two tightly contested games in Wisconsin dropped the Fighting Hawks to a record of 12-9-5 (9-7-4-2 WCHA), but UND has a case...

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