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North Dakota cruises past Purdue Fort Wayne, earning a trip to the Summit League tournament championship

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 10, 2020

Thanks in large part to stifling defense, the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team continued their impressive 2020 Summit League tournament run with a dominant victory over Matt Holba and the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons.    Unlike their first-round game against South Dakota, UND was the ...

North Dakota makes a late surge to squeak past South Dakota in the Summit League tournament

North Dakota makes a late surge to squeak past South Dakota in the Summit League tournament

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 9, 2020

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team picked up their first ever Summit League tournament win thanks to some big-time defending, clutch shooting and a whole lot of grit.    North Dakota was a fairly heavy underdog heading into their matchup with no. 3 seed South Dakota. Not ...

UND Claims Penrose cup

UND Claims Penrose cup

James DeArman, Sports Writer

March 3, 2020

This weekend the University of North Dakota wrapped up their 18th regular-season conference championship in a Saturday night overtime thriller against number 17 Western Michigan. The University’s third NCHC championship in the last seven years.   Heading into the weekend, UND needed a sweep...

UND’s Defense Lacks in Loss to SDSU

UND’s Defense Lacks in Loss to SDSU

Presley Paintner, Sports Writer

February 25, 2020

The outside shooting game paced SDSU pass UND 94-83 on Wednesday night at the Betty.  No surprise, because the Jackrabbits shot 9 of 22, while UND went 11 of 28, from the 3-point line. The Summit League is considered to be the one of best in the country when it comes to shooting 3 pointers.  The J...

UND Softball Opens Season Strong

James DeArman, Sports Writer

February 12, 2020

The University of North Dakota softball team opened their season this weekend with a trip to San Antonio for the H-E-B Classic hosted by the University of Incarnate Word. The H-E-B Classic was a tournament consisting of five games over a three-day span. This would be a great opportunity for Head Coac...

Home Sweet Home For UND Basketball

James DeArman, Sports Writer

January 28, 2020

For the University of North Dakota Men's basketball team there is no place like home. After a rough stretch of four straight loses, three of which coming away, the Fighting Hawks returned to the friendly confines of the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center for matchups with the bottom half of the Summit Leagu...

Women’s Basketball looking for Strong Summit Performance

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

January 28, 2020

The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team is just seven games into conference play and are sitting at fifth in the Summit League. They took on Denver here at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center on Friday night and came up just short, falling to Denver 81-91. This loss boosted Denver in the...

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 Comes Out on Top in Denver

UND Comes Out on Top in Denver

Patrick Mulvahill, Sports Writer

November 19, 2019

Friday: UND Men’s hockey traveled to Denver to take on the No. 2 team in the nation this last weekend and came out on top. With a regulation 1-1 tie, following an overtime win on Friday night, and a commanding 4-1 win on Saturday, UND has now improved to 8-1-2 overall. UND was ranked ninth in the...

Bemidji State Falls in UND House of Horror

Bemidji State Falls in UND House of Horror

James DeArman, Sports Writer

November 1, 2019

The University of North Dakota welcomed their closest geographical rivals as the Bemidji State Beavers rolled into town for a weekend series. Coming off last weekend's hard fought series against the number two team in the country, Minnesota State Mankato,  UND can fall back on their unique hometown a...

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...

Women’s Soccer pulls out a Victory

Women’s Soccer pulls out a Victory

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

October 8, 2019

UND women’s soccer kicked off the Homecoming weekend of sports on Thursday, Oct. 3 when they took on the University of South Dakota Coyotes at home. The last time UND played the Coyotes was at the end of their season last year, where it ended in a loss for the Fighting Hawks in Vermillion. This...

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