Fighting Sioux

Rink Report: Hawks Fighting For Postseason Lives

The Hawks sit at 13th in Pairwise and tied for 3rd in the NCHC

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —North Dakota hockey has an extra chip on their shoulder this week heading into a series with Miami-Ohio. After a series split with Omaha last weekend, the Fighting Hawks sit at 13th in Pairwise and tied for 3rd in the NCHC. The team says it’s now do-or-die and their intensity needs to be at an all–time high…

Men’s Basketball: UND Hunts for Back-to-Back NCAA Tournament Berths

UND picked up its first overtime win of the season in four tries when topping the lumberjacks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —UND men’s basketball is continuing to fight for back-to-back postseason berths…and the Hawks are certainly trending in the right direction after winning their past two games over Southern Utah and Northern Colorado. UND picked up its first overtime win of the season in four tries when topping the lumberjacks. The Hawks also made a season-high 15 threes…

UND Running Back Makes Three-Year-Old’s Birthday Wish Come True

UND RB John Santiago helps three-year-old Della McArdle celebrate her birthday.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — When it came to Della McArdle’s third birthday, planning the theme of her UND Football inspired party was a piece of cake. “She has been talking about having a Sioux football party for forever,” Della’s mother Kaitlyn Rau said. “She loves Sioux Football.” But making all her birthday wishes come true wasn’t simply a hop, skip…

Rink Report: Fighting Hawks Profess Love Despite Recent Rough Patch

UND Hockey has one win in the last seven games

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND Hockey is heading into a series with conference foe Omaha this weekend, a team the Fighting Hawks split with back in January. UND is also in the midst of a tight NCHC race, currently tied for third with Western Michigan at 27 points. But despite how tough the rest of the season is going to…

Rink Report: The Fighting Hawks are Hopeful for a Late-Season Push in NCHC Standings

UND is tied for fourth place with Minnesota-Duluth in the NCHC standings

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND hockey is itching to get back on the ice after having a bye this past weekend. The Fighting Hawks say they used the entire week to refresh and restart after going 2-3-3 in the month of January. They also say the bye also helped put into perspective how hard their going to have to work…

UND’s Hoff Named to Norwegian Olympic Hockey Team

Ludvig Hoff will compete at the games in Pteongchang

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – North Dakota sophomore forward Ludvig Hoff has been selected to represent his native Norway at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Hoff, a native of Oslo, will become the 29th UND product to compete in men’s hockey at the Winter Olympics and the first to represent Norway. Earlier this month, former UND All-America defenseman Chay…

Rink Report: UND Hockey Focusing on Special Teams Improvements

The Fighting Hawks gave up six power play goals in the pair of losses to UMD last weekend

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND hockey will be seeing a whole lot of more green in the stands this weekend with a scheduled green out for its home series against Denver. And maybe that’ll bring the Fighting Hawks some luck after losing two straight to Minnesota-Duluth last weekend. UND gave up six power play goals in those pair of losses,…

Rink Report: UND Hopeful to End Duluth’s Reign

Four of the fighting hawks' next six opponents rank in the top 15 in the USCHO polls

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND Hockey has a tall task ahead of it. Four of the Fighting Hawks’ next six opponents rank in the top 15 in the USCHO poll, starting with No. 14 Minnesota Duluth this coming weekend. The Bulldogs topped the Hawks in all five matchups last season, including the NCHC Frozen Faceoff Championship. UND says it’s not…

Rink Report: Out-Work and Out-Will to Win

The Fighting Hawks say work ethic will be the difference in the upcoming series with Bemidji State

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota is wrapping up its non-conference schedule with a home-and-home series against an old WCHA rival Bemidji state. The Beavers enter the series boasting a very similar resume to the fighting hawks…including an identical 11-6-and 5 record, the same top 13 national rank in scoring defense and penalty kill and both have an average goal…

Roundtable: UND Hockey First Half Assessment

The Fighting Hawks sit at 10-5-5 heading into the second half

FARGO, N.D. — UND Hockey wrapped up the first half of its regular season sitting at 10-5-5 and ranked sixth in the USCHO polls. Watch the KVRR Round table to see what led to UND’s first half success. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Fighting Hawks, Fighting Sioux, UND Hockey