Bubba Schweigert

UND Football Gears Up for Home Opener

North Dakota hosts Mississippi Valley State on Thursday.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota sees its season start a little bit earlier with a week one matchup on Thursday night. Mississippi Valley State heads to the peace garden state for the second year in a row. The Delta Devils were thumped by NDSU last year 72–7. UND is desperate to start things off in the win…

Energized Fighting Hawks Football Ready for New Campaign

UND football opens season at home for first time since 2013.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Last season’s 3–8 finish obviously fell below the University of North Dakota football’s expectations. This year’s team already feels different. “We’re energized,” running back John Santiago said. His buddy Brady Oliveira agrees with Santiago. “I’ve never seen so much excitement and energy on the practice field,” Oliveira stated. Just four practices into the season , the…

Spring Football: Trio of Quarterbacks Competing for UND Starting Gig

The Hawks will compete in their annual Spring Game on Friday, April 13th

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — When the Fighting Hawks took the field last season, there was no question who would be leading the green and white. Now without four-year starter Keaton Studsrud, North Dakota football has some big shoes to fill. “Keaton was great for our program,” head coach Bubba Schweigert said. “His freshmen year, his true freshman year he sacrificed…

UND Football Adds Eight New Recruits to the 2018 Class

The octet joins the 22 others added back in December during the early signing period

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football added eight additional recruits Wednesday. The octet joins the 22 others added back in December during the early signing period. The latest additions feature four National Letter of Intent signees and four preferred walk-ons, but head coach Bubba Schweigert says they all have one thing in common. “I think a bunch of ham-and-eggers. We…

UND Football Hoping to Carry ‘Spark’ to Southern Utah

UND scored a defensive touchdown, special teams touchdown in win over PSU.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The word ‘positive’ is the buzz in Grand Forks as UND’s football team got a very positive result this past Saturday with a win out at Portland State. A defensive touchdown and a special teams touchdown really helped them secure that victory over the PSU Vikings. “We’ve been looking for sparks and it helps a lot to…

North Dakota Football Players Refuse to Stop Fighting

UND football is 2-6.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Another tough loss for North Dakota this past weekend at the Alerus Center. A banged up football team continues to see injuries. Quarterback Keaton Studsrud got hurt in the game against Sacramento State and UND had to go to the backup. But all those injuries will not stop the Fighting Hawks for getting ready for Portland…

UND QB Studsrud Questionable for Sacramento State Game

Brad Heidlebaugh and Andrew Zimmerman shared time last week at quarterback.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football continues to struggle on the road this season. The Hawks fell at Montana for the team’s fourth consecutive road loss. But they were without a key piece of their offense. Senior Quarterback Keaton Studsrud did not play in the teams 41-17 loss. Sophomore Brad Heidlebaugh and Junior Andrew Zimmerman both saw snaps for North Dakota….

UND Football Emphasizing ‘Focus’ Before Northern Colorado

Fighting Hawks search for their first conference win of the season.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The Fighting Hawks football team suffered another conference loss. This time in California against UC-Davis. That gives UND an 0-2 record in Big Sky play. Even though they are still trying to chase down the NCAA automatic bid, head coach Bubba Schweigert and his group just want to stay focused heading into this weekend. “Once again,…

Minot Man Undergoing Surgery After Being Shot in Las Vegas, Fargo Man Escapes by Hiding Under Bleachers

What should have been a night of fun turned into the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history

LAS VEGAS — A Minot was man was one of those shot in the Las Vegas massacre. He is in stable condition, while six other concert goers from Fargo managed to escape the shooting unharmed. What should have been a night of fun turned into the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history. “We were sitting there watching Jason Aldean,” said…

Time of Possession Point of Emphasis for UND Football

Montana State possessed the ball for nearly two-thirds of Saturday's game vs. UND

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Returning home to the Alerus Center did not change things for UND football. The Fighting Hawks’ struggles continued giving up 49 points to Montana State to open big sky play. The Bobcats gained their first win of the season and possessed the ball for about two-thirds of the game. “If you look at the game as a…