University Of North Dakota
North Dakota voters decided Tuesday to let the state’s flagship university dump a controversial Fighting Sioux nickname that sparked threats of NCAA sanctions, ending — at least temporarily — a dispute simmering for decades that divided sports fans, alumni and even tribes.
A judge has thrown out a federal lawsuit by a committee of tribal members trying to save the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname, an issue that has been debated on several fronts since the NCAA in 2005 declared the moniker hostile and abusive.
The University of North Dakota and North Dakota State University football teams are playing their annual spring games.
A string of incidents at the University Of North Dakota has Greek Organizations going dry. The school’s interfraternity council approved the alcohol ban last week. It will be in effect for the rest of the spring semester.
The leading scorer for the University of North Dakota hockey team is turning pro.
Authorities have identified a body found in a Grand Forks rail yard as a University of North Dakota student from Minneapolis.
Aaron Dell made 25 saves and North Dakota beat Western Michigan 3-1 on Saturday to advance to the NCAA hockey regional finals.
The fighting Sioux from the University of North Dakota are in town for the West Regional NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament, but they’ve left the Sioux nickname and logo at home.
North Dakota has returned to the Xcel Energy Center ice for more tournament action. Minnesota will be there, too, trying to get that ticket to the Frozen Four instead.
The University of North Dakota women’s hockey assistant coach was a senior alternate captain on the 2006-07 Fighting Sioux men’s team that lost to rival Minnesota in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs, then came back and beat the Gophers a week later with a trip to the NCAA Frozen Four on the line.
The University of North Dakota resumed using its contentious Fighting Sioux nickname Wednesday even though it triggered NCAA sanctions, leaving some fans weary of the seven-year fight over a moniker that critics believe is demeaning.
The University of North Dakota hockey program has received commitments from two more recruits.
University of North Dakota hockey coach Dave Hakstol has disciplined senior defenseman Ben Blood for his behavior following the team’s loss to Minnesota on Saturday night.
It will cost the University of North Dakota about $750,000 to retire the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo, President Robert Kelley says.
A standout Minnesota high school quarterback says he will play his college ball for the University of North Dakota if he doesn’t get an offer from Iowa.