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F-M Metro’s High School Seniors Ready to Take On New Challenge After Graduation

Fargo North, Fargo South, Davies, DGF, Moorhead, West Fargo and Sheyenne High Schools all graduated

  FARGO, N.D. — The nostalgia is beginning to set in. “It was kind of unreal. It hasn’t really hit me yet that we’re going to be moving out. It was weird, especially seeing the people technically for the last time,” said Emily Durow, who will study medical lab sciences at UND in the fall.  Plenty of high school’s ick factors…

UND Hires Northern State’s Sather to Coach Men’s Basketball

Sather spent nine years at NSU

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — University of North Dakota Director of Athletics Bill Chaves announced the hiring of Paul Sather Thursday to fill the head men’s basketball post. Sather comes to UND following a very successful stint at Northern State (Aberdeen, S.D.) where he was back-to-back conference coach of the year, leading the Wolves to the NCAA Division II…

UND Volleyball Promotes Tiffin to Replace Pryor as Head Coach

In December, Jeremiah Tiffin was brought in as an associate head coach

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – University of North Dakota Athletics Director Bill Chaves announced Jeremiah Tiffin as the Head Coach of the Fighting Hawks volleyball program on Wednesday. Tiffin – the 13th Head Coach in the program’s 44-year history – came to UND in December as Associate Head Coach and Recruiting Coordinator, helping recruit the Fighting Hawks six signees in…

Aviation Industry Sees Rapidly Growing Demand for Pilots

UND hopes to get people interested in aviation early on

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — If you think there have more delayed or canceled flights over the past few years, there are several reasons for that. “It’s not just the pilot shortage, it’s even the number of routes, size of airplanes that are being used today, so there’s multiple factors that are being looked at,” Jeremy Roesler, chief flight instructor at UND,…

UND Flying Team Wins 17th National Championship

This is the first time they've won first since 2010

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The UND Flying Team brings home some hardware after winning the National Championship at a flying competition. The five–day National Intercollegiate Flying Association competition consists of both ground and air events, from aircraft recognition to navigation to landing tests. This year’s competition was in Madison, Wis. This is UND’s 17th National Championship. Team members say practicing for…

Former UND RB Santiago Signs with Winnipeg Blue Bombers

John Santiago joins his former teammate Brady Oliveira, who was drafted by the Blue Bombers earlier this month

WINNIPEG, MB (UND Athletics) – One of the most dynamic running back duos in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) has been reunited north of the border as John Santiago has signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL), as announced by the franchise at the beginning of training camp. Santiago joins a group of 93 names…

Former UND DB Deion Harris Signs with Washington

Harris is one of five college free agents to sign with Washington

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. (UND Athletics) – After impressing team executives, scouts, future teammates, and national media members at a rookie minicamp this past weekend, former North Dakota defensive back Deion Harris has signed with the Washington Redskins as announced by the franchise on Monday afternoon. Harris, who was brought into camp via an invitation following his attendance at a rookie…

Josh Duhamel Receives Honorary Degree from UND

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It wasn’t just all the students receiving their degrees at universities. There was also an iconic North Dakotan who joined them at the Alerus Center. Actor Josh Duhamel received an honorary degree from UND. Even though most of his life is in Hollywood now, Duhamel is not afraid to show his North Dakota roots. He’s worn UND…

Third Largest Class of UND Graduates Receive Their Diplomas

Sec. of Air Force Heather Wilson gave the commencement speech

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It’s that time of year again… students across the country are taking the next step in their lives, but not before getting their diplomas. 2,064 students were eligible for graduation at UND;  this year saw the third largest class of graduates in the school’s history. But taking this step has some graduates on edge. “It’s growing up….

RB Oliveira Selected 14th Overall in CFL Draft

The former UND running back was drafted by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It doesn’t quite have the same pomp as the NFL Draft, but the Canadian Football League started its draft today. Former UND running back Brady Oliveira was selected 14th overall by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Oliveira himself is from Winnipeg. He rushed for nearly 3,000 yards in his collegiate career, which is especially impressive considering he…