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Bye, Bye, Bye

Bye, Bye, Bye

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

February 4, 2018

UND sat idle on a bye week this past weekend and it seems to be coming at a good time for them. They’re 12-8-8 while being tied for fourth place with the University of Minnesota Duluth in the NCHC with only eight games remaining in the season.   Head Coach Brad Berry seems to be optimistic about the season going forward due to this bye week timing for the team.   “We didn’t have a bye week in the first half, a lot of teams did,” Berry said. “This comes at a good time on a few different things on a mental and ...

UND Football on the rise

UND Football on the rise

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

In 2017, the Fighting Hawks will not only be looking to defend their Big Sky conference title, but also trying to improve on their 2016 season. The 2016 season saw the Hawks achieve many program firsts. They made the FCS playoffs for the first time, they won the Big Sky conference for the first time,...

Double trouble

Double trouble

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017

As a three-sport high school athlete, Faith Dooley dreaded Sunday mornings. Sure, it was an off day from school and sports, but in reality, it was far from off. In fact, it was another workday, a workday on the family farm. “You wake up and dad’s like you got to go do stuff outside,” Dooley said....

Farewell to another Legacy

Farewell to another Legacy

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

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...

Earning their feathers: Football Recruits

Earning their feathers: Football Recruits

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

The UND Football team made great off-season moves picking up 25 new recruits for the future of the football program. Head Coach Bubba Schweigert and the rest of the coaching staff believe they have found some future stars that can develop to their full potential. “They really have to believe...

Repeating History?

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

As the shortest month of the year comes to an end it can only mean one thing. March Madness. To many, March Madness is all about filling out brackets and always picking Duke to lose in the first round. But to hockey fans, March Madness is also about the college hockey playoffs. This weekend kick...

Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

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...

Major of the week

Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

The History program at UND may not be structured uniquely, but there is more than meets the eye. Unlike larger universities in the country, entry level history courses are taught by professors. Hans Broedel is the chair of the history department; he can also be found teaching 100-level lecture...

Heading down the Gopher Hole

Heading down the Gopher Hole

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

After a tough sweep against Minnesota Duluth, UND Women’s Hockey team will look to bounce back against another big rival, the University of Minnesota. The Hawks were on the wrong end of a low scoring series as both teams combined for five goals scored on the weekend with Friday’s game resulting...

UND looks to stay on top

UND looks to stay on top

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

The UND Fighting Hawks women’s basketball team seeks to continue their winning ways as they head to Moscow, Idaho to take on the University of Idaho Vandals on Saturday Feb. 11. The Hawks (15-7, 10-1) are coming off a huge 57-51 win over the University of Northern Colorado Bears and are now tied...

Player Profile: Q

Player Profile: Q

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

February 3, 2017

Making a name for yourself when you get to college is one thing, but what about putting meaning into a single letter? At UND, “Q” holds high value and major promise. It represents one of UND’s most well-known athletes who leads his team on and off the court to success. A native of Brooklyn P...

Trying to avoid an avalanche

Trying to avoid an avalanche

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

After being swept by Minnesota Duluth, the UND Fighting Hawks will be looking to bounce back against Colorado College this weekend. ”We’ve done well on the road and we need to remember how we want to play on the road,” head coach Brad Berry said. “It’s a very important weekend for us.” It...

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