Fighting Sioux

Overtime Hockey: UND Hockey Edges Manitoba in Exhibition

Fighting Hawks win in OT over the Bisons

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — (UND Athletics) Senior center Rhett Gardner scored a power-play goal at 3:03 of overtime to lift North Dakota to a 3-2 exhibition win over Manitoba on Saturday night, enabling the Fighting Hawks to survive a late rally the Bisons. North Dakota out-shot Manitoba 55-9 on the night — including a 14-0 edge in the second period — but saw…

UND Superlatives: Which Player Spends the Most Time on His Appearance?

UND Hockey players discuss who on the team spends the most time on his appearance

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — When it comes to UND hockey, looks aren’t everything… except for a couple players. Find out who they say spends the most time on his appearance. The results are almost unanimous. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Fighting Sioux, Jordan Kawaguchi, Ludvig Hoff, Most time on appearance, UND Hockey, UND Superlatives

Former Fargo Force Captain Ready for UND Debut

Mark Senden is a freshman at the University of North Dakota

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The Fargo Force are without their captain from last year, Mark Senden. Senden is at the University of North Dakota, just days away from his first collegiate game. Senden is hoping to play a role in UND getting back to the postseason after the team missed out last year. He won a state title in high school…

UND Hockey Encouraged By Veteran Leadership

The Fighting Hawks have 11 upperclassmen

Grand Forks N.D. — With six juniors and five seniors this year, North Dakota hockey is a team filled with veteran leadership. The 11 upperclassmen are establishing a good dynamic for a team that missed out on the postseason last year. The seniors have seen the ups of winning a national championship and the downs of last year’s disappointment. Leadership…

UND Offense Stalls in Potato Bowl Loss

Fighting Hawks fail to score in the second half

GRAND FORKS, N.D.– North Dakota, after converting on all five of its third-down attempts in the first half, was just 1-for-10 on second-half third-down tries and visiting Idaho State sneaked away with a 25-21 victory in front of 11,157 fans at the Alerus Center Saturday evening in the annual Potato Bowl and homecoming game. The 22nd-ranked Fighting Hawks were fresh…

UND DB Harris Itching to Play His First Game Back From Injury

Deion Harris missed all of 2017 with an Achilles injury

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Deion Harris’s love of football was rekindled during his time on the sidelines. Harris missed the entire 2017 season with an injury to his Achilles tendon. In 2016, this year’s preseason second-team All-American picked off five passes and returned three for touchdowns. Now he wants to get back to making big plays for the University of…

UND Hockey Announces 2018-19 Freshmen Class

The Fighting Hawks are bringing in seven freshmen for the upcoming season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – University of North Dakota Hockey Coach Brad Berry announced today that that seven incoming freshmen and have signed National Letters of Intent and will join the Fighting Hawks in 2018-19. North Dakota’s incoming class includes forwards Gavin Hain, Carter Huber, Jackson Keane and Jasper Weatherby, along with defensemen Jacob Bernard-Docker and Jonnny Tychonick, and…

UND Hockey: Colton Poolman Picked for Captain for the 2018-2019 Season

Seniors Rhett Gardner, Nick Jones and Hayden Shaw were selected as assistant captains

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Stitching the letter “C” onto your jersey is quite the accomplishment in hockey, and UND’s Colton Poolman will have that honor in the Fighting Hawks’ 2018-2019 season. Poolman has been voted the team’s newest captain, replacing Austin Poganski. Poolman appeared in all 40 games last season and notched career highs in points, goals, assists and shots…

UND Hockey: Head Coach Brad Berry Signs New 5-Year Contract

Berry's five-year contract will keep him behind the UND bench through the 2022-23 season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics)– University of North Dakota Athletics Director Bill Chaves announced today that head men’s hockey coach Brad Berry has been signed to a new five-year contract, at $400,000 base salary per year, which will keep him behind the Fighting Hawks bench through the 2022-23 season. In just three seasons at the helm of his alma mater, Berry has put his own…

Defense Overpowers Offense in UND Spring Game

Team green recorded 12 sacks and 18 tackles for loss.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — During practices last fall, freshman Brock Boltmann was handing the ball off to Austin Gordon as the duo worked together on the offensive scout team to give the Fighting Hawks’ defense the best look they could in preparing for each week’s opponent. This spring, Gordon was chasing Boltmann and the fellow North Dakota quarterbacks around from…