Tufte Recognized by NCAA

Riley Tufte was named the NCAA First Star of the Week.

DULUTH, MINN.- It took Riley Tufte 14 games to score his first collegiate goal but now he is being rewarded for his offensive excellence. Tuesday the NCAA named Tufte their first Star of the Week. The freshman forward scored two goals in Friday’s win over North Dakota and added another goal and an assist on Saturday.   Categories: College, Sports,…

NCHC Recognizes Three Bulldogs

Three Bulldogs received weekly awards from the NCHC.

DULUTH, MINN.- On Monday UMD freshman goaltender Hunter Miska was named the NCHC Rookie Player of the Week, Willie Raskob was named the Defensemen of the Week, and freshman Riley Tufte nabbed the Offensive Player of the Week honor. Categories: College, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

UMD Men Fall in Polls After Loss to St. Cloud State

The Bulldogs fall to No. 4 after splitting the weekend with the Huskies.

DULUTH, MINN.- UMD fell to St. Cloud State Friday night and fought for an overtime win on Saturday over the Huskies. The loss dropped the Bulldogs to No. 4 in this week’s USCHO poll. UMD will head to UND this weekend for a series with the Fighting Hawks. Categories: College, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

UMD Women Move up to No. 2 in USCHO Poll

The Bulldogs swept Minnesota over the weekend.

DULUTH, MINN.- The UMD Women’s team beat Minnesota for the first time in five years on Friday and followed with another win on Saturday. The sweep of the Gophers has earned the Bulldogs a No. 2 ranking in this week’s USCHO Poll. The Bulldogs travel to Bemidji State this Friday to face the Beavers. Categories: College, Sports, University of Minnesota…

UMD Hosts Camp for Future Bulldogs

The UMD Women's basketball team hosted a one-hour camp Wednesday.DUL

DULUTH, MINN.- The UMD Women’s basketball team hosted their annual basketball camp on Wednesday with the Salvation Army’s Rookie Basketball Association. The camp gives kids a chance to meet and learn from college athletes.   Categories: College, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Former Bulldog Faulk Heading to NHL All-Star Game

Faulk skated with the bulldogs in 2010-2011.

DULUTH, MINN.- Former UMD defenseman Justin Faulk made the NHL All-Star game cut for a third year in a row. Faulk skated for the bulldogs during the 2010–2011 NCAA Championship season. Faulk has seven goals and nine assists this season for the Hurricanes. Categories: College, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Western Michigan’s PJ Fleck Named Gophers Head Football Coach

Fox 9 has confirmed that PJ Fleck has been named Gopher Head Football Coach

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP- FOX 9) – The Gophers officially announced PJ Fleck as their new football head coach Friday morning. The University of Minnesota and Fleck agreed to a five-year term. There will be press conference at 3 p.m. at the University of Minnesota to introduce Fleck. Fox 9 first learned of the hire Thursday night from multiple sources. Statements from…

Tracy Claeys Fired as Gophers Football Coach

Fox 9 confirmed on Tuesday, January 3

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) – University of Minnesota football coach, Tracy Claeys, has been fired, Fox 9 confirmed. The decision comes just days after Gophers athletics director Mark Coyle said he wanted to sit down with Claeys to talk about his “expectations” for the program. “Now that our football team has completed its season following an exciting win in Tuesday night’s Holiday…

Northland College Coach Gives Back

Daryle Tucker Partnered with Samaritan's Feet to Bring Shoes to Those Who Need Them

ASHLAND, Wis. – Daryle tucker looks like an average basketball coach.  However, this seemingly average coach has an above average heart. “I feel like if you have an opportunity to bless someone,” he says, “why not do it?” Watching Tucker coach though, you notice there is something different about him.  For the first time in his career, Tucker is coaching…

Bulldogs Set to Battle Tough Bemidji State

UMD Wraps Up 2016 Against WCHA Leaders, Avery Peterson Makes Debut

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend, the University of Minnesota Duluth plays the Twin Ports’ last college hockey games of 2016 as the Bulldogs battle Bemidji State in a home and series. UMD, still ranked No. 1 in the nation, though that won’t matter to the Beavers.  The Bulldogs haven’t beaten Bemidji since 2011 and 0–4–1 against the Beavers over the…

Dog Visits UWS Before Finals

Therapy dog in training visits UWS students before next week's finals

SUPERIOR, Wis. – With finals week on the way, students at the University of Wisconsin–Superior had a chance to de-stress today with a visit from a dog. Naddy is a therapy dog in training. She is 9–years–old and this is her fifth time interacting with students at UWS. The University hopes having a dog can help reduce student’s stress while…