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Flowers in season

Flowers in season

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Allyson Bento, News, Showcase

There aren’t many things that could make someone willingly uproot their life in sunny California to brave a frigid North Dakota winter, but for Chuck Flowers football was the magic word. Chuck is a senior safety on the University of North Dakota’s football team, and his journey to where he is today ...

“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...

Tales from the gate

Tales from the gate

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under jacob notermann, News, Showcase

The smell of charcoal. Ear-deafening music. Food, food and food. There is no better way to start a Saturday. Tailgating is one of the most institutional traditions for football. While players are in the stadium stretching their limbs, fans are in the parking lot stretching their bellies. Both partie...

Higher than the hype

Higher than the hype

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Showcase, Sports

Saturday’s game only brought smiles to UND football fans as they cheered loud and proud for the astounding victory over the Missouri State Bears. The only other time that the Bears and Hawks met, coach Schweigert was in his first season as head coach and fell to the Bears 38-0. The tables turned...

John Santiago, #22

John Santiago, #22

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Features, kyle kinnamon, Showcase

John Santiago’s first two years have been nothing short of complete and utter domination. With career totals of 2,452 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns, the stats back up his dominance on the field. After being recruited by UND as a wide receiver, Santiago made the switch to running back, and it has...

Story of the spud

Story of the spud

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

For decades now, the city of Grand Forks and the University of North Dakota have joined together to partake in what could be considered UND’s second homecoming. Potato Bowl USA is an annual home game for UND Football and has been a city to since the inaugural Potato Bowl back in 1966. According to Pe...

UND Football on the rise

UND Football on the rise

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Adam Gunderman, Showcase, Sports

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,...

Spring Ball kicks off at UND

Spring Ball kicks off at UND

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

UND football team hit the practice field earlier this week to start spring ball. Getting in the first few practices before going on spring break. Spring ball is a chance that gives players a chance to get in the reps they need to further develop their skills. The coaching staff staggered across the...

Earning their feathers: Football Recruits

Earning their feathers: Football Recruits

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

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...

UND looks to squish spiders at Alerus

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016


Filed under Adam Gunderman, Sports

For the first time ever, the Fighting Hawks will play in a FCS playoff game against the Richmond Spiders. It will also be the first time the Alerus Center has hosted a playoff game since 2007. “It means a lot for us, to be playing in the second round of the FCS playoffs for the first time ever,”...

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