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UND recruit set to in 1st round of NHL draft

June 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Jordan Schmaltz didn’t follow the different NHL Draft rankings as they came out each month this winter. Continue Reading

NDSU president Bresciani nicked Summit League commissioner for weighing in on UND nickname matter

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

Schlossman: Matt Greene helped turn it around for L.A. Kings

June 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Four years ago, I got in touch with Los Angeles Kings assistant general manager Ron Hextall to do a story about his son, Brett, coming to the University of North Dakota. Continue Reading

Early returns show voters favor retiring the nickname

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

ND voters mull Fighting Sioux nickname clash

June 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Voters cast ballots Tuesday to resolve a bitter dispute over the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname, even as supporters of the moniker promised to resume the battle this fall regardless of the outcome. Continue Reading

National Collegiate Hockey Conference taps Target Center

June 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MINNEAPOLIS The National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s postseason tournament is coming to Target Center.
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New college hockey conference taps Target Center

June 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MINNEAPOLIS The National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s postseason tournament is coming to Target Center. Continue Reading

UND coaches: Nickname effects are serious, real

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

Positive end to a difficult time: UND looks back on building blocks to full Division I status

May 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS If things go according to plan this summer, UND’s five-year NCAA Division I transition is over.
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Big jump to the Big Sky

May 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS University of North Dakota football coach Chris Mussman was asked if he feels a weight has been lifted off his shoulders now that the difficult transition from NCAA Division II to Division I is in the rear-view mirror. He just laughed. Continue Reading