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UND Freshman Tyson Jost Leaves for NHL

Forgoes sophomore season to join Colorado Avalanche.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – University of North Dakota freshman standout Tyson Jost has signed a three-year, entry level contract with the National Hockey League’s Colorado Avalanche and will join the club for the remainder of the 2016-17 season, it was announced on Wednesday evening by the Avalanche. Jost was selected in the first round (10th overall) by the Avalanche…

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 Reacts to Overtime Stunner

North Dakota falls in NCAA Tournament to Boston University.

FARGO, N.D. (UND ATHLETICS) — In a roller coaster of a season for the defending NCAA hockey champions, the ride came to screeching halt for the University of North Dakota Friday afternoon at Scheels Arena. Boston University sophomore defenseman Charlie McAvoy took a backdoor pass from BU’s leading scorer, freshman Clayton Keller, to score the winner in a 4-3 double overtime…

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 Aims to Take Advantage of BU’s Youth, Inexperience

BU Freshman account for 56 goals, 135 points this season.

FARGO, N.D. — The University of North Dakota is two days away from its West regional game against second-seeded Boston University. UND is making its 15th consecutive appearance in the NCAA tournament. Many of the Terriers’ stars are making their first appearance on this type of stage. BU’s freshmen have scored 56 of 117 goals this season, and the Terriers are even…

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…

Pushing the Boundaries? ND Lawmakers Consider Bill that Expands Jurisdiction of Campus Police

The bill is intended to protect the greater community and not just those on campus

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota lawmakers are considering a bill that expands the jurisdiction of campus police officers. A co–sponsor of the bill said it’s all about increasing public safety for the entire community and not just the school. Right now, campus police have no jurisdiction off campus. Lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow campus police to go…

Fighting Hawks Coming to Fargo as 3 Seed in NCAA’s

UND in the NCAA Tournament for 15th straight season.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – The University of North Dakota, which will host the NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey West Regional next weekend in Fargo, has earned the region’s No. 3 seed and will host Boston University in one of two regional semifinals on Friday, March 24 at Scheels Arena. UND’s game is scheduled for 2 p.m. Central and…

KVRR Superlative Awards: UND Athletics

KVRR Sports reporters Keith Albertson and Jeremy Klein cover the "Best-Of" for the 2016-17 UND Athletics' season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota athletics are in the middle of a tremendous season. The Fighting Hawks claimed conference titles in volleyball, football and men’s and women’s basketball in 2016-17. KVRR Sports reporters Keith Albertson and Jeremy Klein discuss the “Best Of” Fighting Hawks’ athletics, including Best Coach, Best Program, Biggest Achievement as well as the…