Fighting Hawks

Waletzko Looking to be UND’s First NFL Draft Pick Since 1999

Projected mid-round pick in April's Draft

GRAND FORKS, N.D — Standing 6-foot-8, weighing in at 312 pounds, and starting since his sophomore season, Matt Waletzko has body and body of work to draw interest from NFL scouts. He was one of the first selections to the senior bowl. With draft projections showing Waletzko to be taken as early as the 3rd round, yesterday was an opportunity…

UND basketball games cancelled due to COVID-19 protocol

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KVRR) –  Two University of North Dakota men’s basketball games have been canceled due to COVID-19 protocols. The Summit League office made the announcement, canceling Thursday’s game against South Dakota and Saturday’s game with South Dakota State. The Summit League’s Joint Council voted unanimously to change its COVID-19 No Contest policy for the remainder of the 2021-22…

UND Hockey Sweeps Denver

The Fighting Hawks Beat the Pioneers by a Combined Score of 7-2 Over the Weekend

Grand Forks— The North Dakota Fighting Hawks defeat Denver 3-1 on Friday and 4-1 on Sunday. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Fighting Hawks, UND Hockey

UND Volleyball Coach placed on administrative leave

Courtesy: University of North Dakota AthleticsGRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – The University of North Dakota has placed Head Volleyball Coach Jeremiah Tiffin has been placed on administrative leave. Director of Athletics Bill Chaves says in a statement “Upon learning of some potential issues within the program, we felt that a review of these issues be conducted immediately.” Assistant coaches Erin…

UND Football Alum Toivonen’s Unusual Path to the NFL

Signed with the Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Travis Toivonen caught over 130 catches for 1700 yards and 13 touchdowns in four seasons with North Dakota football ranking third all-time in program history, now the receiver is on an NFL roster after signing with the Seattle Seahawks coming in for a workout. “There were three other receivers with me so basically it was a…

UND football game canceled this weekend, practice put on pause

The game can not be rescheduled as UND and Missouri State do not share an open weekend on either April 10 or April 17.

GRAND FORKS, ND — The North Dakota – Missouri State football game on Saturday, April 3 has been cancelled. The Missouri Valley Football Conference made the decision due to positive COVID-19 test results and subsequent contact tracing in UND’s Tier 1 personnel. The includes student-athletes, coaches, managers and staff. Head Coach Bubba Schweigert confirmed that there are multiple positive tests…

UND Hockey Closes Out Regular Season With Single Games Against Omaha

Fighting Hawks are 3-1 against the Mavericks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After winning the Penrose Cup and locking up the NCHC title last weekend with a series sweep over Omaha, North Dakota hockey looks towards a unique finish to the year with just single games against UNO the next two Friday’s. Since leaving the bubble in December, the second half of conference play has all been two-game…

Coyotes renounce draft rights for UND’s Mitchell Miller

Courtesy: University of North Dakota AthleticsGLENDALE, Ariz. – The Arizona Coyotes announce the team has renounced the draft rights to University of North Dakota Freshman Mitchell Miller. The Coyotes’ President and CEO Xavier Gutierrez says in a statement in part, “We were aware a bullying incident took place in 2016. We have learned more about the entire matter and the impact…