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The Freshmen Seven

The Freshmen Seven

August 29, 2018


Filed under Hockey Talk, kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports

It is almost that time of year again here in Grand Forks. The University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team takes the ice for their 72nd season. North Dakota looks to hang their ninth NCAA Championship banner at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. North Dakota is a hungry team with loads of young talent waiting to show...

Boston marathoners:

Boston marathoners:

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, madison overby, Sports

Marathon Monday, the day of the Boston Marathon, is a day that draws attention from runners and general sports fans from across the world. The Boston Marathon is considered to be a showcase of the “best of the best,” battling it out across one of the most challenging marathon courses in the countr...

Motzko named as Gophers new head coach

Motzko named as Gophers new head coach

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

April 8, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Dakota Student, Nick Erickson, Showcase, Sports

Bob Motzko, after taking the St. Cloud State Huskies to potentially one of their biggest and best chances at a historic season, decided to move on to his true calling of becoming the head coach of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers hockey team. Don Lucia resigned on March 20 which left it...

Pick up & Play

John Gregg, Sports Writer

April 8, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Dakota Student, John Gregg, Sports

The University of North Dakota has a rich history of athletics. Many know the university for the hockey program and their eight national championships as well as its success stories on the football field and basketball court to name a few. For those students that don’t quite have what it takes to play...

Foster flies high


Foster flies high


Madison Overby, Sports Writer

March 4, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, madison overby, ND, Showcase, Sports

Kyley Foster is a junior at UND who has just recently added to her long list of accomplishments by finishing third in the pole vault at the Big Sky Conference Championships for indoor track. Foster also holds the school record in both the indoor and outdoor event, with a vault of 4.01 meters (13 feet...

“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...

Sweet Demons take down Moorhead

Sweet Demons take down Moorhead

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under madison overby, Showcase, Sports

There was a steady mist coming down on Jaycee Park on Saturday morning as the University of North Dakota women’s rugby team, the Sweet Demons, prepared to take on Minnesota State University-Moorhead, MSUM. Although the weather was not necessarily ideal, there was still a good turnout of fans for the ...

Join the club!

Join the club!

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under madison overby, Showcase, Sports

The University of North Dakota Women’s rugby team is celebrating 15 years as a club, marked with record-breaking numbers as an organization here. The rugby team competes in both the fall and the spring, with a competitive season in the fall followed by a more laid-back tournament season in the sprin...

Community over coast

Community over coast

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under kyle kinnamon, Sports

Ashley Brueggeman had once not even considering UND as a school to further her volleyball career. Today, she is now an integral part of the volleyball team and was recently named MVP of the UND classic. In addition, Brueggeman has helped UND start the season 12-1 and boast a current win streak of nine g...

Team North Dakota

Team North Dakota

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Showcase, Sports, Stephanie Hollman

In 2012, when then-undergrad Mallory Olson found out that UND didn’t have a synchronized skating team, she decided to start her own. Borne from her lifelong passion of figure skating was Team North Dakota, which remains the state’s only collegiate synchronized figure skating team. Olson is now the...

Tearing down the legacy

Tearing down the legacy

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports

The University of North Dakota is a staple in the hockey community, recognized for producing high-class hockey players into the National Hockey League and the Olympics. So, when the news came out about the cutting of women’s hockey at UND, there was a shock around the community as a whole. Whether it was from ...

Bright Horizons for UND Women’s Soccer

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under madison overby, Sports

The University of North Dakota women’s soccer team is four games into the regular season and have already tied their amount of wins for the entire 2016 season. They are currently sitting at .500 with two wins and two losses. The season started off strong with back-to-back wins in Fargo against NDSU (...

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