Fighting Hawks

College Softball: Sertic Strikes out 15, NDSU Downs UND

Sertic: 7 innings, 3 hits, 15 strikeouts for the Bison in the win.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Jacquelyn Sertic struck out 15 and Dani Renner went 2-for-3 with two runs batted in to lead North Dakota State to a 3-1 win at North Dakota in a non-league game played Tuesday, April 11, at the Apollo Sports Complex. NDSU (4-2, SL, 17-23) is scheduled to host South Dakota (4-4, 13-24) in a…

UND Fans “Move on to the Future” After Athletic Program Cuts

It's a sad time for some, but UND fans in Fargo say they're looking forward to the future

FARGO, N.D. — Many older Fighting Hawks fans in Fargo say it’s a solemn time for UND fans, but it’s also a time to look forward to the future. It was the last UND Athletics Fan Luncheon of the season. Many fans and some UND coaches were there. Although UND is in Grand Forks, Alumni Foundation officials said the fan…

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…

UND Softball Sweeps Home Openers against SDSU

Fighting Hawks Win 6-0 and 4-3

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – Strong pitching paved the way for the North Dakota softball team in its home-opening sweep against South Dakota State, as the Fighting Hawks earned 6-0 and 4-3 victories over the Jackrabbits on Wednesday afternoon at the Apollo Sports Complex. Redshirt-junior Kaylin VanDomelen set the tone in the first game of the day, striking out…

UND’s Poolman Forgoes Senior Season, Signs with Jets

Tucker Poolman signs entry-level contract with Winnipeg.

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – The National Hockey League’s Winnipeg Jets announced on Thursday the signing of North Dakota junior defenseman Tucker Poolman to a one-year, entry level contract.   Poolman was named the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Defensive Defenseman of the Year and earned All-NCHC First Team honors in 2016-17 after collecting seven goals and a team-leading…

UND Freshman Tyson Jost Leaves for NHL

Forgoes sophomore season to join Colorado Avalanche.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – University of North Dakota freshman standout Tyson Jost has signed a three-year, entry level contract with the National Hockey League’s Colorado Avalanche and will join the club for the remainder of the 2016-17 season, it was announced on Wednesday evening by the Avalanche. Jost was selected in the first round (10th overall) by the Avalanche…

University of North Dakota Cuts Women’s Hockey, Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving

University needs to make $1.3M in cuts to athletic department

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — The University of North Dakota Athletics Department announced on Wednesday, following the discontinuance of its men’s baseball and golf programs in the prior fiscal year, that it will discontinue its varsity women’s hockey and men’s & women’s swimming & diving programs, effective at the end of the 2016-17 academic year as part of the…

UND Leads NCAA in Attendance for Sixth Consecutive Year

Fighting Hawks averaged 11,505 fans per game

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – Nearly a quarter of a million fans passed through the gates of Ralph Engelstad Arena in 2016-17, marking the sixth consecutive season in which the University of North Dakota has led NCAA Division I men’s hockey in total home attendance. North Dakota also led the nation in per-game home attendance for the third straight…

UND Reacts to Overtime Stunner

North Dakota falls in NCAA Tournament to Boston University.

FARGO, N.D. (UND ATHLETICS) — In a roller coaster of a season for the defending NCAA hockey champions, the ride came to screeching halt for the University of North Dakota Friday afternoon at Scheels Arena. Boston University sophomore defenseman Charlie McAvoy took a backdoor pass from BU’s leading scorer, freshman Clayton Keller, to score the winner in a 4-3 double overtime…

UND Hockey Loses in Double Overtime to Boston

BU came into Fargo as the No. 2 seed while UND was the No. 3 seed for the West Regional

  FARGO, N.D. — The UND Fighting Hawks Hockey team lost a heartbreaker in double overtime to the Boston University Terriers. BU came into Fargo as the No. 2 seed while UND was the No. 3 seed for the West Regional. KVRR Sports Director Keith Albertson will have much more, along with highlights in KVRR Sports Extra. Categories: Community, Local News, News…