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Missouri State blanks UND in new stadium

September 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Missouri State showcased the newly renovated Robert W. Plaster Stadium Saturday night and plaster is just what the Bears did to the University of North Dakota.
Missouri State routed UND to the tune of 38-0 behind Kierra Harris continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bears’ skill will present challenges for UND

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — As coaches in the Missouri Valley Football Conference the past six years at Southern Illinois, first-year University of North Dakota head coach Bubba Schweigert and new defensive coordinator Eric Schmidt have some familiarity with Sat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tight ends, fullbacks expect to be bigger part of UND’s offense

August 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — When University of North Dakota football coach Bubba Schweigert was hired last winter, he promised fans a certain offensive style.
The style would be a run-first, smash-mouth, old-school brand of football, he said.
That was music to…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

NDSU-UND football rivalry renewed

August 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — North Dakota State and the University of North Dakota haven’t faced each other in football since 2003.
But the rivalry — one of the best in college football — appears to be back on track for a game next season.
Sources said la…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Long lines at REA isn’t deterring hockey fans

August 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Kathy and Nathan Britten weren’t expecting the line to be as long as it was Tuesday when they pulled up to the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks.
The two lifelong hockey fans had just finished their 65-mile drive from Karlstad, …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

UND wants to renew rivalry with NDSU

August 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota athletic director Brian Faison may be willing to sign a contract to renew the UND-North Dakota State football rivalry without any guarantee of a game in Grand Forks.
Faison, who previously held firm ask…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

UND wants to renew rivalry with NDSU

August 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota athletic director Brian Faison may be willing to sign a contract to renew the UND-North Dakota State football rivalry without any guarantee of a game in Grand Forks.
Faison, who previously held firm ask…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

UND players report today, first practice scheduled Saturday

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The calendar page hasn’t yet been turned to August. For all practical purposes, however, summer is over at Memorial Stadium.
Today, the University of North Dakota football players report for fall camp.
And this fall camp will be d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

UND players report today, first practice scheduled Saturday

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The calendar page hasn’t yet been turned to August. For all practical purposes, however, summer is over at Memorial Stadium.
Today, the University of North Dakota football players report for fall camp.
And this fall camp will be d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Nelson: UND-NDSU rivalry football game looks bleak

May 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — In 1966, I was told I could go to the University of North Dakota-North Dakota State football game at Memorial Stadium if I received an A on my weekly piano lesson.
I practiced hard, received an A and went to the game. It was the only…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com