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Strong Second Half Push Gets UND women’s Basketball Over Omaha

Presley Paintner, Sports Writer

March 3, 2020

UND finally broke their five-game losing streak. The Fighting Hawks had to overcome their weak shooting performance in the second quarter to beat Omaha, 71-67.    UND’s efforts to take care of the ball better and not commit several turnovers showed against the Mavericks.   UND on...

A season of learning

A season of learning

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

March 26, 2019

The 2018-19 season didn’t go the way the University of North Dakota Women’s basketball team had hoped for.   The team started off the season on the wrong foot, losing their first game to No. 18 Syracuse on the road. The women won their next game against Valparaiso only to lose the next...

Bringing the community together through athletics

Members of the Fighting Hawks women's basketball team pick up rakes and other tools prior to volunteering for The Big Event last year.

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

April 16, 2018

Growing up, my dad was an alumni of the University of Minnesota. As a die-hard Minnesota sports fans, we went to countless Gopher basketball, football and hockey games. We once travelled four hours just to go to a conference track meet the Gophers were running in. My sister and I were immersed in college ath...

Big Sky to Summit

Jill Morton, Opinion Columnist

January 28, 2018

As a collegiate athlete, I spend a lot of time traveling. We are sometimes gone every other week for five days at a time and being on the road for so long puts a lot of strain on a student. The early morning wake-ups to catch flights, the long drives between conference games and the odd meal schedules...

UND looks to stay on top

Lexi Klabo takes a free throw against Eastern Washington University at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center last season.

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...

Hawks look to force Bears to Hibernate

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

The UND Fighting Hawks women’s basketball team heads to Greeley, Colo. for a huge matchup with the University of Northern Colorado Bears on Sat. Feb. 4 in a matchup between the Big Sky Conference’s top two teams. The Fighting Hawks (14-7) come off an 88-69 victory over the Northern Arizona University...

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