Fighting Hawks Football

UND Learning from the Past, Bringing Optimism into Home Opener

North Dakota hosts Mississippi Valley State on Thursday.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football is another day closer to its home opener with Mississippi Valley State. Neither the Fighting Hawks nor the Delta Devils were able to find the win column a whole lot in 2017. The two squads combined for just five wins. But both teams are putting the past in the past and are optimistic about 2018…

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…

Decision Looming at Quarterback for UND Football

"Our team needs to know who is going to be the first guy going out there" - Schweigert

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football coach Bubba Schweigert has a decision to make. The Hawks have still not made it public who the starting quarterback will be for the home opener against Mississippi Valley State Thursday August 31st. Andrew Zimmerman, Nate Ketteringham and Brock Boltman will learn their fate soon enough. The team is off Tuesday and Schweigert said a…

KVRR Round Table: UND Football Tries to Turn it Around in 2018

UND finished with a 3-8 overall record last season

FARGO, N.D. — UND football is less than two weeks away from the start of the 2018-2019 season. The squad opens up the season at home against Mississippi Valley State on August 30th. The KVRR sports team analyzes whether the Fighting Hawks can turn it around after finishing 3-8 last season. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags:…

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…

UND Football Using Last Season as Fuel for 2018

Fighting Hawks hoping to improve on three win season in 2017.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — On the gridiron, nobody in the FCS would like to turn the page and forget about last season more than the North Dakota Fighting Hawks. 22 injuries, and only three wins is not what head coach Bubba Schweigert and his group had in mind after making the playoffs the year before. Now the Hawks are in search…

UND Football Already Turns the Focus to Next Season

The Hawks finished the 2017-2018 season with just three wins on the year, the fewest number of wins since 2013

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It was an emotional end to what UND Football is calling a disappointing season. The Fighting Hawks finished with just three wins on the year, which is the fewest number of wins since 2013. The Hawks say the key now is learning from this season and finding a way to bring the team back to its…

College Football: UND Falls to EWU in Regular Season Finale

Fighting Hawks finish the season 3-8.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – Senior Day heroics had become the norm of late at the Alerus Center, but in the 2017 edition No. 19/21 Eastern Washington prevented those by clipping North Dakota 21-14 Saturday. The Eagles (6-4, 5-2, BSC) kept their FCS playoff and Big Sky title hopes alive, while bringing an injury-riddled season for the Fighting Hawks (3-8,…

College Football: UND Falls Short Against Sacramento State

Sacramento State outscores UND 24-7 in third quarter to down the Fighting Hawks.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – A fourth-quarter rally by North Dakota fell just short as the Fighting Hawks dropped a 34-27 decision to Sacramento State Saturday at the Alerus Center. The teams were tied 10-10 at halftime, but the Hornets (4-3, 3-1 BSC) were able to outscore UND (2-6, 1-4 BSC) 24-7 in a decisive third quarter that saw Sacramento…

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….