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NORTH DAKOTA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Grand Forks Herald: Fighting Sioux supporters still fighting

This past week, a group of Native American from the Standing Rock and Spirit Lake Tribes started a new social media campaign. UND is transitioning away from the Fighting Sioux nickname and is currently in the process of picking a new one. Anna Burleson , Grand Forks Herald -- Supporters of UND's former Fighting Sioux nickname have begun a social media campaign to revive the name...
Via Goon's World
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska-Omaha Coach Could Never Have Predicted Frozen Four Run

For the University of North Dakota, the Frozen Four is an expectation each April. That’s not exactly how things work over at Nebraska-Omaha. The Mavericks’ national semifinal matchup with Providence — set for Thursday at TD Garden — will mark the first-ever Frozen Four appearance for a program that has been in existence for a mere 18 years. “We’re just pretty excited...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

University of North Dakota begins campaign to find nickname

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) The University of North Dakota is looking for suggestions for a new nickname. The school's nickname committee will be accepting submissions beginning Wednesday until the end of the April. The names must be 25 characters or less. The committee says it is looking for nicknames that are unique, promote pride and strength, represent the state and region, honor...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Wall Street Journal: North Dakota Needs a Nickname

 like many UND fans know that the nickname is gone and never coming back. I also didn't know that UND could become the first Division I team to win a title without a nickname. Matthew Futterman, Wall Street Journal -- In 2012, North Dakota dropped its old nickname, the Fighting Sioux, after a long legislative and legal battle. The NCAA had threatened to not allow North Dakota...
Via Goon's World
22 days ago  |  Discuss

It's Time to Move on from "Fighting Sioux"

For roughly 80 years, the University of North Dakota embraced the nickname of "Fighting Sioux" for their athletics program as a tribute and an honor to all of the Sioux tribes as the university saw them as great warriors and strong willed people.Four years ago, the NCAA made serious threats to the university stating that if the nickname of Fighting Sioux was not retired, or honored...
Via Goon's World
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

North Dakota rallies past Portland State 24-16

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) Alex Tillman set a school record with a 95-yard punt return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter and lifted North Dakota to a 24-16 victory over Portland State on Saturday. Tillman's second punt return of over 90 yards this season capped the scoring for North Dakota (3-4, 1-2 Big Sky) with 8:47 left in the game and the defense held from there. Dayo Idowu...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Grand Forks Herald: Task force on Fighting Sioux Replacement Has First Meeting

#111872726 / gettyimages.comIt would appear that we have more clarity from the nickname task force. The nickname task force had their first meeting on Wednesday. Also, the nickname task force will be coming up with the process to select a new nickname for UND. That makes me happy. This is the kicker, the nickname task force's purpose is not to pick an actual nickname, they’re just...
Via Goon's World
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Who's the All-Time Greatest UND Fighting Sioux Hockey Player?

I am conducting a poll. All-Time Greatest UND Hockey Player... http://t.co/SiiSO0V6Nv— Eric J. Burton THW (@goon48) August 28, 2014I am conducting a non-scientific poll. Who is the Greatest All-Time Fighting Sioux Hockey Player?  There's multiple ways that you can vote.1.) Vote at Sioux Sports, there's a link provided in the embedded tweet.2.) You can post a comment on this blog...
Via Goon's World
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers vs. Fighting Sioux: 4/10/14

Gophers vs. Fighting Sioux: 4/10/14
Via FOXSports.com
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota gets by Idaho State 80-75

Troy Huff, who made 4 of 8 3-point attempts, scored 22 points to lead North Dakota to an 80-75 victory over Idaho State Saturday night. North Dakota, after dropping two consecutive conference games, came back to shoot 60 percent from the floor to get this victory. Alonzo Traylor and Cole Stefan had 11 points each for North Dakota (10-12, 7-5 Big Sky Conference). North Dakota held...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota defeats Idaho State 66-62

Jaron Nash scored 21 points and Troy Huff sparked a second-half run as North Dakota won back-to-back games for the first time this season with a 66-62 victory over Idaho State on Thursday night. North Dakota (5-8, 2-1 Big Sky) began a 10-0 run midway through the second half to take a 55-43 lead with 8:14 left. Huff scored eight of his 12 points during that stretch. Chris Hansen...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota smothers Presentation College 78-32

Troy Huff scored 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting and Chad Calcaterra added 11 with 12 rebounds as North Dakota romped Presentation College of the NAIA 78-32 Sunday. North Dakota (3-6) jumped out to an 18-0 lead capped by a Quinton Hooker 3-pointer and two Jaron Nash free throws. They closed the half on a 26-7 run as Aaron Anderson, Cole Stefan and Josh Schuler each sank 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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