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Cross Country comes to a close

Cross Country comes to a close

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Fighting Hawks, madison overby, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, UND, UND Sports

As snow gave way to mud in Peoria, Illinois after almost 500 runners ran lap after lap on the golf course, the 2018 UND cross country season came to an end. The end of this season also marked head coach Richard Clay’s final cross country season, ending a career of 34 years. Clay is the most tenured...

The ball keeps rolling

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Fighting Hawks, Luke Askew, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, UND Sports

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team is off to an incredible start in the 2018-19 college basketball season. The Fighting Hawks got their season started the right way with a 104-48 blowout victory over Northland College on November 6. Sharpshooting redshirt freshman Aanen Moody led...

An Emerging Leader: Mark Senden

An Emerging Leader: Mark Senden

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Fighting Hawks, Grand forks, kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, UND Hockey, UND Sports

Working hard with a smile. That is North Dakota freshman Mark Senden’s attitude towards hockey. The 20-year-old freshman from Medina, Minnesota was not expecting to make the lineup at the start of the season. However, his work ethic and tenacity has made it almost impossible for Brad Berry and th...

Women’s Soccer wraps up first season in Summit League

Women’s Soccer wraps up first season in Summit League

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Fighting Hawks, Luke Askew, Showcase, Soccer, Sports, UND Soccer, UND Sports

The University of North Dakota women’s soccer team ended their historic season in disappointing fashion with two straight Summit League losses. The Fighting Hawks got off to a record-setting start in 2018. They won five of their first seven games with an incredible plus-21 goal differential. All fi...

The Rolling Jones

The Rolling Jones

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

November 6, 2018


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After beating former WCHA rivals University of Minnesota Golden Gophers in Las Vegas, North Dakota looked to carry the momentum back to the Ralph Engelstad Arena for a series against another former WCHA rival in the Wisconsin Badgers.   Friday While senior alternate captain, Rhett Gardner, stol...

Scheel Breaks Into the Spotlight

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Adam Scheel, Hockey Talk, kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports, UND, UND Hockey, UND Sports

The home opener for the regular season was upon the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team, when UND took on the Bemidji State University Beavers. UND was looking to shake off a loss from the night before in Bemidji. UND came out strong to start the game, feeding off the crowd’s excitemen...

The NFL is dying

The NFL is dying

Bilal Suleiman, Opinion Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Bilal Suleiman, NBA, NFL, Opinion

2018 hasn’t been a great year for the NFL. The kneeling for the national anthem issue, started by Colin Kaepernick never got resolved. In fact, the NFL may have shot themselves in the foot this offseason when they tried to implement a rule that they thought would take care of the issue. While I thin...

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...

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