June 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO It was January 2011 when Summit League Commissioner Tom Douple said it was University of North Dakota officials, not the league, who asked that retirement of the Fighting Sioux moniker be required for league membership. Continue Reading
June 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS Early returns in the statewide vote concerning UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname show North Dakotans favoring retirement of the name. Continue Reading
June 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO A group of University of North Dakota athletic coaches say the embattled Fighting Sioux nickname and logo will hurt their ability to recruit, damage relationships with other schools and limit opportunities for student athletes until it is retired. Continue Reading
March 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
As the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux hockey team heads back to St. Paul for the NCAA tournament this weekend, two extra “referees” will be watching: the NCAA itself, which has banned the beleaguered nickname and logo from tournament play, and the state of North Dakota, which by law requires that the team be known as the Fighting Sioux. Continue Reading
March 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
FORT TOTTEN They cringe each time they see or hear a news report about the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname and how their tribe, the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe, has taken the lead in defending it. Continue Reading
February 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Wins this week by both the Sioux men’s and women’s teams big for Pairwise rankings; NCAA clarifies postseason sanctions.
April 15, 2011 in INFORUM
BISMARCK (AP) An April 22 meeting between NCAA officials and North Dakota state and legislative leaders has been cancelled.