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NORTH DAKOTA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Frank Black Cloud: Fighting Sioux will not be silenced

This was a letter to the editor that was posted in the Fargo Forum. Before you label this gentleman a racist, don't do it, he's a member of the Dakota Sioux. This is one of the assumptions that people make when they talk about the Fighting Sioux. There are a lot of natives American that like the Fighting Sioux nickname. In response to the outlandish claim that we Sioux are “racist”...
Via Goon's World
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Family Affair: UND lands Colton Poolman

The University of North Dakota is known for its brother teams. This past year, UND had the Schmaltz Bros (Nick and Jordan). As of today, there will be another Poolman attending UND. Tucker's brother Colton Poolman has committed to UND. I would imagine that he's a year or two out. Here's the link to his Elite Prospects Page. Congrats to my brother @colt_pools6 for committing to UND...
Via Goon's World
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Flicks? Seventh Cav? North Dakota releases university nickname list

Whatever the University of North Dakota's athletic teams will be called moving forward, they won't be the Fighting Sioux. Shed a crocodile tear, Gopher fans, because that nickname is on the Not Approved List that was released by the school after a month of online and mail polling. For nostalgia's sake, several hundred of the hardy supporters suggested the former moniker, which is...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rejected North Dakota nicknames include 'Fightin' Tom Hanks' and 'Black Mambas'

The University of North Dakota has unveilved a complete list of suggestions it received for a new nickname to replace its retired "Fighting Sioux," and boy were some of the names positively ridiculous. You can check here for the list of names still in contention, but let's take a closer at some of the amusing names -- with shoutouts to Kobe Bryant, "Game of Thrones" and "South Park...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Grand Forks Herald: Many Oppose UND's Decision to Pick a New Nickname

The Herald has a nice article about fans not wanting to let go of the Fighting Sioux nickname.Anna Burleson, Grand Forks Herald -- Aaron Rients' plan after his UND graduation in December was to get a job at a local accounting firm, find a nice girl and start a family, but with his school looking at replacing its former Fighting Sioux nickname soon, he's having second thoughts about...
Via Goon's World
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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
April 17, 2015  |  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
April 04, 2015  |  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

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 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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