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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…

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 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…

UND Hockey Hoping to Take Advantage of Power Play vs. BU

Boston University has fourth-best penalty kill in the country

FARGO, N.D. — As the University of North Dakota prepares for its West Region game against Boston University, the Fighting Hawks are looking to find a way through the Terriers’ penalty kill. BU is the fourth best team in the country while short-handed, killing off 87 percent of penalties. UND thrives with the man advantage, scoring all three of its goals…

UND Expects Tucker Poolman to Play on Friday

The Fighting Hawks defenseman was injured in the Frozen Faceoff Final against Minnesota-Duluth

MINNEAPOLIS — University of North Dakota defenseman Tucker Poolman is expected to play in the Region West game against Boston University on Friday, according to head coach Brad Berry. Poolman left Friday’s game with an upper-body injury suffered in the first period of the Frozen Faceoff Final against Minnesota-Duluth and did not return. “I do know one thing,” Berry said…

Rink Report: UND, St. Cloud State Battle for NCAA Lives

No. 4 UND hosts No. 5 St. Cloud State in NCHC Quarterfinals.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The regular season has come and gone for the No. 4 seed University of North Dakota as they open the NCHA quarterfinals hosting the fifth-seeded St. Cloud State Huskies. That is the one thing that has changed, is the fact that it is the postseason. What hasn’t changed for the Fighting Hawks, is the way that they…

Rink Report: UND Hits the Road for Final Regular-Season Series

The Fighting Hawks face Miami-Ohio on Friday, Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota’s men’s hockey team is heading into the final series of the regular season with ground to make up in the NCHC. Jeremy Klein reports from Grand Forks that the team is focused on making sure they don’t slip on the final stretch. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Fighting Hawks, Fighting…