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Men's hockey 6 Friday's results Western Michigan 4, Omaha 1 Minn. Duluth 3, Miami 1 Canisius 5, Bentley 1 Maine 5, Boston 2 Mass.-Lowell 5, UConn 2 Providence 2, Merrimack 1 MSU Mankato 6, Bowling Green 1 Lake Superior St. 3, Ala.-Huntsville 1 Army West Point 2, Holy Cross, OT Michigan St. 3, Ferris State 2 Robert Morris 3, American Int'l 1 Notre Dame 4, Rensselaer 1 Princeton 5, Brown 0 Boston College 3, New Hampshire 2 Wisconsin 7, Michigan 3 Cornell 6, St. Lawrence 1 St. Cloud St. 6, Colorado College 1 UND 5, Denver 4
Auto racing Outlaws to return to RCS: The World of Outlaws will race twice in 2018 at River Cities Speedway. The first visit by the Outlaws will be June 15, with the second scheduled for Aug. 17. The pair of 2018 races will mark the 12th straight year the country's top sprint car drivers will race at RCS. David Gravel and Donny Schatz won the 2017 WoO races at RCS. The WoO also announced Friday that the circuit will race at the Nodak Speedway in Minot on June 17 and at the Red River Valley Speedway in West Fargo on Aug. 18.
College volleyball 6 Big Sky Conference Tournament In Sacramento, Calif. Thursday's quarterfinals Idaho over Idaho State 25-17, 25-18, 25-23 Portland State over Northern Arizona 13-25, 25-16, 25-13, 26-24 Northern Colorado vs. Sacramento State (late) UND 25-23-25-29, Weber State 17-25-19-27
Volleyball UND lands 3 on all-Big Sky first team: Three UND players earned all-Big Sky Conference first team honors, the league announced Thursday. Seniors Faith Dooley and Sydney Griffin were each repeat winners, joining junior Jordan Vail's first all-league selection. Dooley became UND's first-ever four-time all-conference member, garnering her third first-team nod this year. No. 1 seed Sacramento State took home Most Valuable Player (Kennedy Kurtz) and Coach of the Year (Ruben Volta) honors. Baseball
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—UND downed Weber State 25-17, 23-25, 25-19, 29-27 on Thursday in the opening round of the Big Sky Conference volleyball tournament. UND is the No. 2 seed in the tournament, while Weber came in as the No. 7 seed. Jordan Vail and Ashley Brueggeman each had 13 kills for UND while Faith Dooley added 11 kills. UND, now with a 28-7 record, advances to Friday's 6:35 p.m. semifinal match against either Idaho or Idaho State.
BROOKINGS, S.D.—UND hasn't backed away from tough nonconference competition the past few years. UND found itself up against one of the top mid-major programs in the country Wednesday night, this time against former NCC rival South Dakota State. SDSU beat UND 66-52 before 1,656 fans at Frost Arena. UND opened its season last week against No. 17 Oregon State, where the Hawks fell by 10 points. SDSU came into the game ranked No. 3 in the latest CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 poll. The Jacks led throughout, holding a 31-22 halftime lead.
Girls hockey 6 Tuesday's Results Warroad 13, Park Rapids 0 Alexandria 4, Moorhead 3 Thief River Falls 7, Detroit Lakes 2 Grand Rapids 6, Bemidji 0 East Grand Forks 10, Crookston 0 First period—1. Cynthia Loven (Madison McDonald) 0:50; 2. Nicole Schlenk (Livia Pesch) 5:05; 3. Kylie Stauss (McDonald) 10:09 Second period—4. Stauss (Sydney Hjelle, Maddie Lubinski) 3:35; 5. Pesch (Lubinski); 6. Stauss (Lexi Estad, Hjelle) 14:01; 7. Schlenk (Avery Kovar) 15:09
College basketball UND's Crandall honored: North Dakota junior guard Geno Crandall was tabbed the first Big Sky Conference player of the week on Tuesday averaging 27.3 points and shooting 64.1 percent (25-for-39) from the field during the season-opening weekend in Hawaii.
College hockey 6 USCHO.com poll 1. Denver (43 first-place votes) 6-2-2 2. St. Cloud State (1) 7-2-0 3. North Dakota (2) 7-2-3 4. Notre Dame 8-3-1 5. Minnesota State 8-3-0 6. Cornell (4) 6-0-0 7. Minnesota 7-4-1 8. Clarkson 8-3-1 9. Wisconsin 7-5-1 10. Providence 6-4-0 11. New Hampshire 6-3-1 12. Northeastern 6-3-1 13. Harvard 2-3-0 14. Minnesota Duluth 5-5-2 15. Western Michigan 6-4-1 16. Ohio State 6-3-3 17. Michigan 6-3-1
College football Northland wins MCAC title: Northland Community and Technical College trailed 28-27 at the half but erupted for 41 second-half points in beating Mesabi Range 68-35 on Sunday to win the MCAC state championship and NJCAA Region XIII title in the process. It was the first football title for Northland since the program was started in 1976. Northland quarterback Shannon Patrick led the Pioneers by throwing nine touchdown passes