Fighting Hawks

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…

UND Football Fills Hole at Running Back

The Fighting Hawks graduated the team's top two backs from last season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — As UND football continues spring practice, there is a big hole to fill at the running back position. This season the Fighting Hawks won’t have John Santiago or Brady Oliveira, who each graduated. That paves the way for senior James Johannesson to step up and take over the number one spot. The Fargo native played in all…

Deion Harris Makes the Most of His Time at Pro Day

The UND Corner Back participated in drills today at NDSU

FARGO, N.D. — UND Football gave some of its players one last chance to prove why they deserve a spot at the next level when the team held its Pro Day at NDSU. Cornerback Deion Harris was one of the five Fighting Hawks to participate in drills in front of the 22 professional-team scouts in attendance. Harris was once a…

UND Football Adjusts to New Offensive System During Spring Practice

The Fighting Hawks learn a new system under first year Offensive Coordinator Danny Freund

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football began its spring practice this month and is using this offseason to adapt to some changes. It’s the first opportunity the team has had to take the gridiron under new offensive coordinator, Danny Freund. The Fighting Hawks new play caller has UND getting used to a faster offense with players having the chance to…