Bubba Schweigert

UND Football Wants Fast Start Against Montana State

Fighting Hawks averaging just two points in the first quarter of games this season.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Fighting Hawks football returns to the Alerus Center to begin Big Sky play this Saturday. UND is looking to bounce back from a disappointing loss in South Dakota. The Hawks really struggled to get things going to begin the game getting shut out in the first half. The team is averaging two points per game in the…

UND Backfield Ready to Lead Fighting Hawks in 2017

Oliveira, Santiago, and Johannesson to split carries for North Dakota.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — When you think of the best backfields in the FCS, it is hard to not have UND’s in the conversation. Both John Santiago and Brady Oliviera were named to the Big Sky preseason All-Conference team. “We want to run the football,” Head Coach Bubba Schweigert said. That is something that the offensive line knows very well. “We stress…

UND Football Excited as Fall Practice Begins

Keaton Studsrud: "There was a lot of energy today... We just gotta keep up the energy."

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The fighting hawks enjoyed the cool weather on the first day of football practice as they work their way to the start of the season four weeks from today. The emphasis, as usual with fall camp, is on getting better and also staying healthy. With each new season, leadership roles change and develop, but North Dakota…

UND Football Ready to put Last Season’s Success Behind them

The Fighting Hawks won their first-ever Big Sky Title in 2016

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota is coming off of a fantastic season where a nine-game winning streak lead them to their first-ever Big Sky Championship. The team is still excited about last year’s accomplishment, but they’re ready to move on to this season, where they have yet to prove themselves. “If our guys can draw from…

Coach of the Week: UND Football’s Bubba Schweigert

Schweigert led the Fighting Hawks to their first FCS Playoff appearance in 2016

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota football coach Bubba Schweigert is the KVRR Coach of the Week. The Fighting Hawks are in their final week of spring practice, with their spring game on April 14, and they are coming off their first trip to the FCS Playoffs. KVRR Sports Director Keith Albertson and Schweigert discuss spring practice…

KVRR Superlative Awards: UND Athletics

KVRR Sports reporters Keith Albertson and Jeremy Klein cover the "Best-Of" for the 2016-17 UND Athletics' season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota athletics are in the middle of a tremendous season. The Fighting Hawks claimed conference titles in volleyball, football and men’s and women’s basketball in 2016-17. KVRR Sports reporters Keith Albertson and Jeremy Klein discuss the “Best Of” Fighting Hawks’ athletics, including Best Coach, Best Program, Biggest Achievement as well as the…

NDSU, UND Football Introduce Recruiting Classes

Bison, Fighting Hawks Add 25, 20 Prospects Respectively

Watch the video to see analysis and reaction on the recruiting classes of NDSU and UND Football, as shown on KVRR Sports. Full classes: NDSU (courtesy NDSU) Austin Avery, TE/FB, 6-3, 225, Yorkville, Ill. (Yorkville HS) Josh Babicz, TE, 6-5, 228, Barrington, Ill. (Barrington HS) Jack Begley, LB, 6-3, 205, Omaha, Neb. (Millard North HS) Noah Gindorff, TE, 6-6, 235,…