STAFF BLOG SIOUX FOOTBALL INSIDER June Random Updates
There have a been a couple newsworthy items that have popped up in the last couple weeks concerning UND Football. June is obviously a slow time of the year so when something actually does happen it be... Posted on 6/18/13 at 9:59 AM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES What to do with a HB: The Okoboji Bridge
In connection with my last article on Thacher truss bridges, we are going to have a look at this bridge, the Okoboji Bridge. Located four miles west of Fostoria over the Little Sioux River on 180th ... Posted on 4/16/13 at 2:05 AM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Why is an NDSU student writing blog about Fighting Sioux hockey?
To be fair NDSU junior Bri Gefroh's blog isn't just about The Fighting Sioux, it's about hockey as a whole. And more accurately her love of the sport. She writes:
"For the Love of Hockey is a female-... Posted on 3/19/13 at 4:04 PM
THROUGH THE LENS Outdoor Hockey!
I have slacked a bit on posting but have been busy! I wanted to share something that I was privileged enough to photograph. This post has a few photos ;)
Mutual of Omaha's "Battles On Ice"
This was ... Posted on 2/15/13 at 1:23 PM
GRAND FORKS — Supporters of the University of North Dakota’s old Fighting Sioux nickname did not submit petitions to force another statewide vote on the issue by Wednesday’s deadline, Secretary of State Al Jaeger said Thursday.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Some Indian tribes have started receiving their shares of a $1 billion settlement with the U.S. government over mismanagement of their money and trust lands, while others are waiting and remain undecided on what to do with their windfall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The attorney who argued the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe’s case against the NCAA in federal court said he is “obviously disappointed by the result” but vows to carry on the fight to preserve UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname.
GRAND FORKS — The Minnesota Vikings have extended rookie minicamp invitations to three former University of North Dakota football players, although two of those athletes haven’t been with the Sioux since 2010.
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