North Dakota Fighting Hawks

UND Hockey Getting Ready to Live the “Pod Life”

Team leaves for Omaha pod on Sunday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It’s March 7th and you’re feeling pretty good as a North Dakota hockey player winning your last regular season game 5-0 over Omaha and finishing as the number one team in the NCHC, until all was shut down due to COVID-19. Now it’s time for those players to get redemption. UND leaves for the Omaha bubble…

NCHC Delays Start To Regular Season

Schools won't play their first games of the season until November 20th at the earliest

On Thursday afternoon, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference announced they will delay the start of their season until November 20th at the earliest. The conference includes North Dakota and Minnesota.   National Collegiate Hockey Conference Release: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – After thorough discussion and thoughtful planning over the past few months, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) has announced a delay…

UND Athletics Pauses Workouts After 29 Positive COVID-19 Tests

29 came back positive after 200 tests

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — (UND Athletics)  Statement from UND Athletic Director Bill Chaves: “Based on results from our weekly test that occurred on Thursday, we have been working through 29 (of over 200 student-athletes tested) positive cases from that test. Given this situation, we have paused workouts this week so that we can hit a reset on a number of…

A Look into Phil Jackson’s Roots in the State of North Dakota

Played Baseball and Basketball at UND

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The ESPN docuseries “Last Dance” highlighting the Chicago Bulls and Michael Jordan’s six titles from 1991-98, continues to be the most watched documentary with over 6.5 million viewers on Sunday night’s. If you were watching this past Sunday’s episodes 3 and 4, the head coach of that team, Phil Jackson, had some of his journey to…

FCS All-American Mason Bennett Looking to Turn Dreams into Reality With NFL, CFL Draft Approaching

Bennett is a top ten prospect in the CFL

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football’s All-American defensive end Mason Bennett is looking to hear his name affiliated with a new team in both the NFL and CFL drafts. Being from Manitoba, Bennett is tabbed as one of the top ten prospects in the CFL. Bennett is on many NFL teams radars as well after becoming the Fighting Hawks…

UND Hockey’s Kawaguchi Named NCHC Forward of the Year: Pinto Rookie of the Year

More Postseason Accolades for UND Hockey

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.– (UND Athletics) The University of North Dakota hockey team made an impressive run though the regular season, going 26-5-4 and grabbing the No. 1 spot in the NCAA Pairwise Rankings. Individual honors continue to pour in as today junior Hobey Baker Award finalist Jordan Kawaguchi was dubbed the NCHC’s Forward of the Year and freshman Shane Pinto was named the NCHC Rookie…

UND Football Season Preview With 740 The Fan’s Chase Miller

Discussing the story lines for the 2019 Season

  FARGO, N.D. — There are many story lines heading into the 2019 season for North Dakota Fighting Hawks Football. KVRR’s Nick Couzin and 740 The Fan’s Chase Miller preview the upcoming season and what they expect to see on the field. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: 740 THE FAN, Chase Miller, Fighting Hawks Football, North Dakota Fighting Hawks,…

UND Football Working On Closing Out Games Heading into 2019 Season

Fighting Hawks started 5-2; Finished 6-5

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football had a great start to their 2018 season going 5–and–2 through their first seven games. One of the issues addressed this off season, how the Fighting Hawks finished. In the final four games, UND closed out with a 1–and–3 record missing out on the FCS playoffs at 6–and–5. The Hawks have been building…

College Hockey: UND and Bemidji State Tie in Series Finale

Grant Mismash scored a lone goal for UND

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND hockey hosted Bemidji State in game two of the home-and-home series. The Fighting Hawks and the Beavers capped off the weekend with a 1-1 draw in Saturday’s contest. Grant Mismash scored early in the first period to give the Hawks a 1-0 lead. The Beavers answered with a goal in the final four minutes of…

College Hockey: UND’s Christian Wolanin Scores NHL Contract

Wolanin signed a two-year contract with the Ottawa Senators

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Just four days after performing under the bright lights for the University of North Dakota, Christian Wolanin is heading to an even bigger stage. The North Dakota defenseman scored himself a two-year contract with the Ottawa Senators and will join the team immediately. Wolanin scored 12 goals and 23 assists in 40 games with the Hawks…