Fighting Hawks

North Dakota Women’s Basketball Looks Ahead to South Dakota State Friday Night

The Jackrabbits currently sit atop Summit League standings

GRAND FORKS, N.D, — North Dakota Women’s Basketball continues summit league play Friday night. The Fighting Hawks play league-leading South Dakota State. It’s a big test for the Fighting Hawks, as the Jackrabbits are currently the only Summit League team with four wins in conference play. Playing the other Dakota schools is something UND knew would be a challenge when…

UND Hockey Preparing for Omaha

The Fighting Hawks will play the Mavericks in a two-game series

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It ‘s been a good week for North Dakota hockey. The Fighting Hawks finished the weekend with two overtime wins against Colorado College. This Friday and Saturday night, UND hits the road looking to build on their win streak against an Omaha team trying to bounce back after two consecutive losses. In the NCHC, the Fighting…

Rink Report: UND Riding Momentum into Omaha

UND is riding a two game win streak into this weekend's matchup against Omaha

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND hockey fresh off a sweep of Colorado College this week and that has led to some great energy in the locker room among the guys. They are hoping to carry that momentum into this week’s series against Omaha on the road. “This week is kind of nice,” junior forward Dixon Bowen said. “We got to…

UND Women’s Basketball Focusing on Defense against First-Place SDSU

The Fighting Hawks host the Jackrabbits Friday night

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team is hitting a crucial stretch of its schedule. UND hosts Summit-League-leading South Dakota State on Friday before traveling down south to NDSU on Sunday. The Jackrabbits (12-6, 4-1 Summit League) have found success from their shot-making ability. SDSU’s 47.2 field goal percentage is 12th in the country out…

Summit League Action Posing New Challenges for UND

The Fighting Hawks are 1-2 in Summit League play

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND men’s basketball is now a few conference games into its inaugural season as a member of the Summit League. The unit earned a big win on the road against Denver on Saturday, and now they return home for four of their next five games. Head coach Brian Jones says playing in the Summit has been…

UND Hockey Opens Second Half with Crucial Road Series

The Fighting Hawks are facing Canisius on Friday and Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The North Dakota hockey team is picking its schedule back up on Friday after a long winter break. The Fighting Hawks are in Buffalo, N.Y., gearing up for Canisius. The Golden Griffens have struggled this season, despite their fantastic mascot name. They come into the series at 6-9-2. North Dakota is ranked No. 13 in the…

UND Uses Semester-Ending Loss as Motivation Heading into 2019

The Fighting Hawks closed the first half of the season with a split against Denver

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota men’s hockey is practicing this week, but the team is done with regular-season games until the new year. The Fighting Hawks sit at No. 13 in the country, and capped off the first half of the season with a split at home against Denver. UND was in and out of rhythm for the first…

Rink Report: UND looking for Consistency to Wrap Up First Half

The Hawks are 8-6-1 heading into Denver series

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND Hockey has experienced a lot of highs and lows so far this season. In the last three series alone they’ve swept, been swept and split last weekend at Minnesota Duluth. The Hawks say they’re now looking for a bit more consistency as they wrap up the first half of the season with a series against…

UND Hockey Gives Up Two Third Period Goals to Lose 2-0 to Western Michigan

Fighting Hawks had 32 Shots On Goal Despite Loss

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota Hockey hosted Western Michigan in game one of a two-game series at the Ralph. The game was scoreless until the third period. Josh Passolt and Colt Conrad scored for the Broncos. The Fighting Hawks had 32 shots on goal. WMU had 19. Face-off on Saturday between these two teams is set for 7:07 p.m….

Rink Report: UND Expects Physical Game Against Western Michigan

Western Michigan has dropped four of its last five games

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — One of head coach Brad Berry’s biggest critiques after Saturday’s loss to Miami was his teams’ level of physicality. That’s going to need to elevate even more this weekend as the Hawks get ready to face an extremely physical Western Michigan squad. “Oh yeah, we joke about it in the room we know it’s going to…