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UND Holds on for Win

James DeArman, Sports Writer

November 19, 2019

After a heartbreaking defeat at the hands of number three Weber State last weekend the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks football team return home for their last two games of the season. The Hawks are now faced with the interesting task of not just winning their last two games, but winning in ...

UND Brings Home Big Win

James DeArman, Sports Writer

October 22, 2019

This weekend, UND football faced their longest travel day of the year as they journeyed over 1800 miles to San Luis Obispo, CA to take on previously ranked Cal Poly Mustangs. SLO, as it is affectionately referred to by locals and students, is a much better team than their 2-4 record displayed. Coming in...

Up for the Challenge

Up for the Challenge

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

The University of North Dakota football team was taken down by in-state rival and No. 1 ranked North Dakota State on Saturday afternoon. Although the first half showed promise for UND, the second half crumbled and resulted in a 38-7 loss. UND Head Coach Bubba Schweigert knew that the team had their...

Fighting Hawks Football Continue to Prove Themselves

Fighting Hawks Football Continue to Prove Themselves

Alex Kelly, Sports Writer

October 23, 2018

The Fighting Hawks Football team went into Sacramento as hungry as can be for a win, and that is exactly what they got. The Hawks dominated all facets of the game for a 41-15 victory over Sacramento State putting UND at 5-2 on the season.   Many UND fans felt slighted in the rankings leading up to the Sa...

Hawks Take Down the Grizzlies

Hawks Take Down the Grizzlies

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

October 16, 2018

The UND Football team had a statement win on Saturday over the Montana Grizzlies. They won in impressive fashion with a final score of 41-14. While the offense performed at an extremely high level, the defense is really what set the tone early on for the Fighting Hawks. On the opening drive for...

Flowers in season

Flowers in season

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 11, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,...

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