UND Fighting Hawks

Schweigert Mentally Challenging UND in Short Week

Fighting Hawks play Utah State on Friday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Its all about the national stage for North Dakota football who gets ready For the second of back-to-back road games to open their season against Utah State on Friday night. The fighting hawks haven’t traveled to take on an FBS team since 2018 when facing Washington, however, its a little different this time around battling with…

UND Football Looking to “Set the Tone” with Road Wins to Start Season

Fighting Hawks open at Idaho State and Utah State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Playing on the road has been North Dakota football’s kryptonite. Over the last three years, the Fighting Hawks have won just five times away from the Alerus Center. With back-to-back road contests starting a new season, the mood has changed. However, its not going to be an easy task getting that first dub. UND’s week one…

UND Football Looking to Utilize Weah in Even More Explosive Ways This Fall

Moorhead native is a preseason all-American

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football is coming off a successful first spring in the Missouri Valley claiming a share of the league after being picked to finish sixth. It was a breakout season for running back Otis Weah who became an all-American after finishing top ten nationally in rushing yards, yards per carry, rushing touchdowns and yards per…

UND Hockey’s Berry “Excited” to Revive Old Rivalries in 2021-22 Schedule

Play Quinnipiac in rematch of 2016 National Championship Game

FARGO, N.D. — With how hot it has been outside it’s time to think cooler thoughts especially or all those North Dakota hockey fans out there. The 2021-22 season schedule is out!. There are 11 non-conference games featured including two home series with Cornell and Minnesota over thanksgiving weekend and the second week in January. A road match-up against Quinnipiac…

Local Reaction to NCAA Athletes having the opportunity to get paid

Easton Stick, Derrek Tuszka in favor of it for NDSU athletes

FARGO, N.D. — Starting Thursday¬† all NCAA athletes can make money of their name, image and likeness. It creates a major shift in the organizations view on amateurism in the past where athletes were not given this right. Anything from posts on social media, teaching camps, starting their own business or signing autographs are fair game to profit of off….

“He has a wealth of knowledge dealing with younger athletes” Hakstol Hired by NHL’s Newest Expansion Team Seattle

Fargo Force general manager reacts to hiring of friend Dave Hakstol for the Kraken

FARGO, N.D. — A familiar face is heading up the NHL’s newest franchise next season as former North Dakota hockey player and coach Dave Hakstol was hired to be the head coach of the Seattle Kraken. Hakstol returns to a bench boss position after being let go by the Philadelphia Flyers in 2019. With UND, he led the Fighting Hawks…

Moorhead’s Weah Named Preseason All-American for UND Football

Led conference in several different rushing categories

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Defenses make way for Otis Weah because the North Dakota running back is coming for some more hardware. The Moorhead native was named a preseason All-American by Athlon sports. Weah led the Missouri Valley this spring in rushing yards, yards per carry, rushing touchdowns and yards per game.. All were top ten nationally. Weah is one…

UND Football was “Right Fit” for Moorhead’s Teiken

Spuds defensive end is committed to the Fighting Hawks as part of the 2022 class

MOORHEAD, Minn — Grand Forks might as well change its name to north Moorhead because a fifth Spuds player is set to play for North Dakota football. Defensive end Jack Teiken commits to the fighting hawks as part of their 2022 class. Teiken had 10 offers including NDSU, USD and Wyoming, Army and Air Force¬† from the FBS. While there…

UND Football Alum Toivonen’s Unusual Path to the NFL

Signed with the Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Travis Toivonen caught over 130 catches for 1700 yards and 13 touchdowns in four seasons with North Dakota football ranking third all-time in program history, now the receiver is on an NFL roster after signing with the Seattle Seahawks coming in for a workout. “There were three other receivers with me so basically it was a…

UND Softball’s Season Ends in Quarterfinals of Summit League Tournament

Lost 5-0 to Omaha; 1-0 to South Dakota State

FARGO, N.D. — After getting their first Summit League Tournament win on Wednesday against North Dakota State, North Dakota Softball’s season came to an end in the quarterfinals. The Fighting Hawks were no-hit in the first game 5-0 and left the game-tying run on second in the final inning game falling to South Dakota State 1-0. It ends the Hawks…