FNS Photo by John Stennes
University of North Dakota Athletic Director Brian Faison shows the Nickel Trophy that was claimed each year by the winner of the annual UND-North Dakota State football game. The trophy has been in hiding in Grand Forks since 2003, when UND won the last football game between the two schools.
A very valuable Nickel: Though thefts passed with rivalry, trophy security is top secret
GRAND FORKS — In 1997, North Dakota State University students donned University of North Dakota janitor shirts to pluck the Nickel Trophy from the football players’ lounge in Memorial Stadium.
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