Fighting Hawks

Six UND Commits Selected in NHL Draft

This is the most Picks for UND since 2013

VANCOUVER, Canada — Six future UND players were taken in the 2019 NHL Draft. That is the most selected for the Fighting Hawks since 2013. Shane Pinto was the Hawks top choice. He was selected by the Ottawa Senators with the 32nd overall pick. That means three Senator draftees will play for the hawks next season as Pinto joins teammates…

UND Hockey’s Bernard-Docker, Tychonick Invited to Canada’s National Junior Team Summer Development Camp

Bernard-Docker, Tychonick are both Sophomore defenseman for the Fighting Hawks

GRAND FORKS- A pair of University of North Dakota blue-liners have been invited to Canada’s National Junior Team Summer Development Camp, announced Wednesday by Hockey Canada. Sophomores Jacob Bernard-Docker and Jonny Tychonick will each compete in the camp slated for July 27 to Aug. 4 in Plymouth, Mich. The duo are part of just four NCAA players among the 43…

UND Softball Falls to SDSU in First Round of Summit League Tournament

The Fighting Hawks dropped a 4-2 game to the Jackrabbits

FARGO, N.D. — A tetrad of runs in the early innings boosted No. 4 seed South Dakota State to a 4-2 win over No. 5 seed North Dakota in the opening game of the Summit League Softball Championships on Wednesday afternoon in Fargo. UND (22-34) threatened in the final trio of frames, but could not complete the comeback as the Jackrabbits…

UND’s Klabo Signs Pro Contract in Belgium

Klabo spent four years with the Fighting Hawks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Former University of North Dakota standout Lexi Klabo will begin a new chapter in her basketball career this summer after signing to play for Kangoeroes Basket Mechelen in Mechlin, Belgium. Following the end of UND’s season – where the Fighting Hawks advanced to The Summit League Tournament Semifinal after overcoming a 13-point deficit to defeat Denver, 80-67 –…

No Rivalry Brewing Between NDSU and UND Softball

The Bison and Fighting Hawks play a three game series this weekend

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU softball will finish the regular season this weekend in a three game series against North Dakota. The Bison-Fighting Hawks matchup usually means a big rivalry, no matter the sport, but things aren’t as dramatic between the two softball programs. This is just the first year UND has played in the Summit league and the teams haven’t squared…

Brian Jones Steps Down as UND’s Men’s Basketball Coach

Jones Coached the Fighting Hawks for 13 seasons

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – University of North Dakota Director of Athletics Bill Chaves announced on Wednesday that Brian Jones has stepped down from his position as head coach after 13 seasons leading the UND men’s basketball program to accept the associate head coach position at Illinois State. A national search for his successor begins immediately. “Anytime someone invests over a decade as a…

UND Softball Falls To Western Illinois in Double Header

The Fighting Hawks lost 10-1,3-2 against the Leathernecks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — GAME 1: The Leathernecks exploded for seven runs in the top of the sixth to stretch a 3-1 lead to a 10-1 victory in six innings to open Saturday’s action inside the Alerus Center. Angel Love led the way offensively for the Fighting Hawks with a pair of hits and drove in the lone run of the game…

Round Table: UND Football Spring Practice Recap

The Fighting Hawks conclude Spring Ball on Friday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football returned to the field for Spring practice with a new offensive system under first-year offensive coordinator Danny Freund. The team is also looking to add depth on defense, while bringing back a sold linebacker core. KVRR’s sports team analyzes the Fighting Hawks as they finish up the spring season. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra,…

UND Football Looks to Add Depth on Defense as Spring Practices Wrap Up

On Wednesday, the Fighting Hawks held their final spring practice before Friday's Spring Game

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football held its final practice before the team’s spring game on Friday. The past month and a half of spring ball has given the Fighting Hawks a chance to check out how some of the new and young guys will fit in with the team next season. This is especially true on defense where…

Former UND Running Backs Participate in Pro Day

John Santiago and Brady Oliveira went to work in front of NFL Scouts

FARGO, N.D. — Former UND standouts John Santiago and Brady Oliveira are done with their collegiate careers, but they are still hoping to keep the playing careers alive. They are getting ready for the NFL draft. Both had their chance to show off in front of NFL scouts at their pro day on Thursday. It was a special day for the…