Fighting Sioux

Rink Report: UND’s Casey Johnson Looks To Play A Big Role in 2017

Head Coach Brad Berry says Sophomore Casey Johnson is confidently assuming his role

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND hockey took home its first victory of the season Saturday, topping Alaska Anchorage 3-2 in overtime. Head Coach Brad Berry says there were several positive takeaways from Saturday’s win, but the biggest might be how comfortable sophomore Casey Johnson is assuming his role. “I thought the second half of the year he started to feel — I don’t like…

UND Hockey Treating Game One as Important Tone-Setter

North Dakota opens the season Friday against Alaska Anchorage

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Hockey season for the University of North Dakota begins on Friday. UND is making the trip up to Alaska to play Anchorage for the first time since the 2012-13 season. The Fighting Hawks have had the better of the Sea Wolves in recent history, going 6-0-1 in their last seven matchups. Even though it’s the first…

KVRR Roundtable: UND Hockey Preps for 2017 Campaign

North Dakota hockey comes in at number 7 in national rankings.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The North Dakota hockey team opens up its season on Saturday hosting Manitoba in an exhibition game. The Hawks fell in the Fargo Regional to end their season last year. The KVRR Sports Team previews the upcoming season for the Fighting Hawks in this round table. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Fighting…

Depth, Depth, Depth: UND Hockey Says it Expects to be Better than Last Year

The Fighting Hawks say depth will be their strongest attribute

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the 15th consecutive season, North Dakota’s hockey team made the NCAA Tournament in 2016-17. This year, some of the key names are gone, but the expectations are not. Players and coaches alike describe this year’s team as deep, with all four lines having a lot to offer. Watch the video to get a glimpse of…

UND Football Primed for FBS-Ranked Utah

Fighting Hawks open regular season at Utah Thursday night.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football kicks off later in the week. The Fighting Hawks are on the road Thursday at Utah. The Utes are turning into a very strong FBS team, having won at least nine games in each of the last three seasons. A year ago, North Dakota played one game against an FBS school and lost, after…

Federal Judge Refuses To Halt Tribal Primary Election

Archie Fool Bear Asked For Preliminary Injunction

BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal judge has refused to delay a primary election on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. A tribal election commission had declared Archie Fool Bear ineligible for office because he allegedly owes the tribe money. Fool Bear disputes that and asked for a preliminary injunction to halt Wednesday’s primary. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland said federal courts…

UND Hockey Welcomes Eight Newcomers

The Fighting Hawks bring in seven freshman and one junior

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — University of North Dakota head men’s hockey coach Brad Berry announced today that that seven incoming freshmen and one junior have signed National Letters of Intent and will join his program in 2017-18. North Dakota’s incoming class includes forwards Collin Adams, Nicholas Jones, Jordan Kawaguchi and Grant Mismash, along with defensemen Gabe Bast, Matt…

By the Numbers: A Look at UND’s Athletics Cuts

Reasons why the University cut programs including women's hockey

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota made headlines with its athletics department in march. Not the typical headlines surrounding the eight-time D-I National Champion hockey program, but with news of budget cuts. Part of those cuts included dropping the women’s hockey team and the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams. UND’s women’s hockey team celebrates a…

UND Hockey Named as Host for 2018, 2019 NCAA Regionals

The 2018 tournament will be in Sioux Falls, 2019 will be in Fargo

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced today that it has selected the University of North Dakota to host the 2018 NCAA Men’s Hockey West Regional Championship at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., and the 2019 NCAA West Regional at SCHEELS Arena in Fargo, N.D. The sites were selected by the Division…

UND Hockey Releases 2017-2018 Schedule

UND will host the University of Minnesota, October 21-21, in a rematch for the former WCHA rivals.

GRAND FORKS, ND – The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team released the 2017-2018 schedule. Fighting Hawks fans are pointing to four non-conference series in the 36-game regular season schedule. UND will host the University of Minnesota in a rematch for the former WCHA rivals. Those games will take place on October 20-21 at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Other…