Monday, February 13, 2012

Fighting Sioux

  • Fans of the Fighting Sioux have once again rescued the nickname and logo from extinction, at least for another four months.
  • (Washington Times)
  • By DALE WETZEL Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • A timeline on the Fighting Sioux nickname: • 1930s: UND athletic teams, formerly the Flickertails, gradually begin using the nickname Sioux, later Fighting Sioux. A series of Indian head logos includes a cartoonish Sammy Sioux.
  • (Grand Forks Herald)
  • A last-second scoring chance by UNDs Carter Rowney (Sexsmith, Alberta) trickled just wide as Minnesota Duluth withstood a furious Fighting Sioux rally to win 5-4 and earn a WCHA series split. The loss snapped UNDs four-game winning streak.
  • (UND Fighting Sioux)
  • Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) -- The North Dakota Board of Higher Ed will likely seek a court ruling to declare the Fighting Sioux nickname law unconstitutional. A major meeting is planned tomorrow to look at options.
  • (WDAY)
  • BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakotas secretary of state says the referendum petitions to restore the University of North Dakotas Fighting Sioux nickname have more than 400 fewer signatures than first advertised. BISMARCK, N.D.
  • (INFORUM)
  • BISMARCK, N.D. — The head of North Dakotas Board of Higher Education says the board may go to court if a law requiring the University of North Dakota to revert to its Fighting Sioux nickname is restored.
  • (Dayton Daily News)
  • BISMARCK (AP) — North Dakotas Board of Higher Education is meeting with Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem to discuss a possible lawsuit over the University of North Dakotas Fighting Sioux nickname.
  • (INFORUM)
  • Schools and conferences are deciding this week whether the NCAA can continue delivering on a promise to allow multiyear scholarships for college athletes - an issue that has drawn the attention of the U.S. Department of Justice.
  • (USA Today)
  • (Rochester, MN)-The Rochester Honkers added a catcher to their lineup today, when they made the signing of University of North Dakota backstop Zach Trygstad official. Trygstad is a 60, 200-pound UND sophomore, originally hailing from Wayzata, Minnesota.
  • (OurSports Central)

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