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AREA SPORTS CLIPBOARD: Single-game tickets on sale for UND basketball

Single-game tickets for UND men's and women's basketball games this season will go on sale Friday, beginning at 10 a.m. Additionally, UND Champions Club members can participate in a pre-sale for basketball single-game tickets on Thursday, Oct. 31...

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Single-game tickets for UND men's and women's basketball games this season will go on sale Friday, beginning at 10 a.m.

Additionally, UND Champions Club members can participate in a pre-sale for basketball single-game tickets on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Single-game ticket costs are $7-$12 for adults and $5 for youth for all regular season games except for the UND-NDSU matchups. For the men's game, tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for youth and for the women's game, tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for youth.

It is anticipated that by the time single-game tickets go on sale Friday that there will be less than 200 tickets available for the UND-NDSU men's game on Nov. 24 and less than 500 tickets for the women's game between those teams scheulded for Dec. 14.

Fans looking for the best seating options for the UND vs. NDSU games are encouraged to purchase season tickets or "Big Game" mini-ticket plans. Both ticketing options are currently available and can be purchased online at UNDSports.com, in person at the Ralph Engelstad Arena Box Office, or by calling 701-777-4582.

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The UND women open a two-game exhibition slate this Saturday against Minnesota-Crookston at 2 p.m. The men will open its regular season Nov. 13 at home against Minnesota-Morris. The women's regular season home opener is set for Nov. 17 against South Dakota.

Waiting List and Champions Club members will be e-mailed a passcode and instructions prior to the appropriate pre-sale date.

Tickets can be purchased at the UND Box Office at Ralph Engelstad Arena or via Ticketmaster.com.

BRIEFLY

• Fencing: The University of North Dakota Fencing Club will host the North Dakota Fencing Association tournament Saturday at the Wellness Center on the UND camps. The 2013 Lewis and Clark open will start at 10:30 a.m.

• Boxing: The Forks Fighters Boxing Club has begun training for the upcoming amateur season. The gym is located at 5700 Gateway Drive, Building Door No. 5. Those interested in training and or competing are invited to come to the gym. Training days are Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The first amateur boxing match will be Nov. 23, at the East Grand Forks American Legion Club. Boxing begins at 1 p.m. For further information, contact Eddie at 701-314-0334 or 701-772-5405 or Butch at 701-317-0469.

• Curling: Jon Mielke of Bismarck and Jerome Larson of Rio Vista, Calif., will be inducted into the United States Curling Association Hall of Fame. Both will be inducted as "builders" of the sport. The induction ceremonies will be held during the 2014 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Curling at the Scheels Arena in Fargo from Nov. 10-17. Miekle was raised in Grafton and began curling in 1973 when he took an education class at UND. He continued to curl in Grafton and in Minot before moving to Bismarck, where he became one of the founding members of the Capital Curling Club. Larson originally is from Fargo.

• Football: Jamestown College quarterback Beau Eriksson, a Devils Lake native, was named the NSAA offensive player of the week after leading the Jimmies on a game-winning drive in a 16-13 win over Valley City State. The 6-foot-4 sophomore threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Michael Sena with 2:21 left in the fourth quarter. In total, he completed 21 passes on 36 attempts for 216 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed 13 times for 78 yards.

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• Football: Mayville State junior Rashad Flanders was named the NSAA special teams player of the week. The 6-foot-1 cornerback, a Miami native, returned a punt 69 yards for a touchdown to spark a 21-point fourth quarter for the Comets in a 42-33 league win over Presentation.

• Volleyball: Mayville State's Katie Wangberg and Paige O'Connor each received weekly honors from the NSAA. Wangberg, of Pine River, Minn., was named setter of the week, while O'Connor, of St. Michael, Minn., was tabbed libero of the week.

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