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UND to play Seattle U in first round of Women’s Basketball Invitational

March 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS To a degree, the University of North Dakota and Seattle University needed each other when both schools launched their move to Division I women’s basketball. Continue Reading

Sioux send off Roebuck with a conference title

March 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

CHICAGO As a 25-year veteran, there aren’t many accomplishments UND women’s basketball coach Gene Roebuck had yet to achieve. On Saturday, Roebuck garnered one of the few fleeting milestones. Continue Reading

Brewster named UND women’s basketball coach

February 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The University of North Dakota has named a new head coach for its women’s basketball team.
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MARILYN HAGERTY: Dippin’ Dots, Crazy Bread await fans at UND hockey games

February 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Crazy Bread, Super Pretzels, Dippin’ Dots, cotton candy, bratwursts and beer. Popcorn, prime rib sandwiches, freshly roasted almonds. If you can dream it, you can find anything that suits your fancy at the UND Sioux hockey games. The wide corridors with marble floors that surround the rink are a study of people in green and white jerseys having fun on winter weekends. Continue Reading

WOMENS BASKETBALL: Roebuck gets a win in last regular-season home game

February 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

With less than 30 seconds to play in UND’s 79-45 win against Mayville State on Tuesday night, Sioux Gene Roebuck surprised Carly Rothfusz with an order.
“Carly, travel,” Roebuck said. Rothfusz followed his order and traveled. The call was made and the clock stopped, allowing UND senior Charnay Mothershed to come off the floor to an ovation from the 1,580 Sioux fans at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. But it also was the last regular-season home game for Roebuck, who will retire at the end of the season after leading UND women’s basketball for 25 years. Continue Reading

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Roebuck to coach final regular-season home game against alma mater

February 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Tonight, Roebuck will coach his final regular-season home game as the UND coach. The Sioux will close out their home schedule against Mayville State, Roebuck’s alma mater. Continue Reading

Messages that were well received

February 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

• Former UND players return tonight to honor Sioux coach Gene Roebuck A number of years ago, UND women’s basketball coach Gene Roebuck believed an official didn’t quite have a handle on when to call traveling. So, Roebuck asked his assistant for the basketball rule book. He tore out the page on traveling and called timeout. He politely walked to the official and handed him the page. The official took the page, folded it up, smiled at Roebuck and placed it in his back pocket. Continue Reading

For Roebuck, it was time for retirement

January 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

OK, conspiracy theorists, step back, take a deep breath and join the world of reality. Continue Reading

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Utah Valley knocks off UND

January 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota plays second straight without leading scorer Buck
The future of Roebuck and Buck was the theme Saturday afternoon at The Betty. Before the UND women’s basketball program has to deal with next year’s retirement of veteran coach Gene Roebuck Continue Reading

UND women’s basketball: Avoiding the big distraction

January 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

UND ready for Great West play despite Roebuck’s announcement to retire Continue Reading