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  1. NoiseInsideMyHead

    Where to eat in Grand Forks.

    An uplifting story, and a reason to hit this place up for lunch soon especially if you haven't been in a while. (Not that the food isn't reason enough.) http://www.grandforksherald.com/community/people/4502325-nd-man-goes-homeless-business-owner Now about re-opening a store on the north side...
  2. NoiseInsideMyHead

    What do you think of the logo now??

    But that's kind of the point, right? Because ALL of those words - that colorful rainbow of verbiage - in fact refer to the SAME team. It's the writer's ability to use the entire palate that makes communication fun, and interesting, and for the most part readable. Pay attention to the next several sportscasts and game articles you come across, and I think you will see the interplay, and value, of interchangeable labels for the teams.
  3. NoiseInsideMyHead

    What do you think of the logo now??

    Predictable response on a message board that caters, in part, to neanderthal sports fans. I see I struck a nerve with my logical, evidence-based, and coherent analysis of the written word. You were so dumbstruck that you could only muster a half-baked insult. You have a great weekend! Your belief that your life is somehow more complete, robust, and fulfilling than mine is surely more than enough to get you by.
  4. NoiseInsideMyHead

    What do you think of the logo now??

    Let's take a trip to comp class/journalism school. Below is last week's game story from fightinghawks.com. Each reference to UND/North Dakota is in bold, each reference to Fighting Hawks is in green. Each reference to Sam Houston/SHSU is in red, each reference to the Bearkats is in blue. For a bonus, "home team" is in yellow. Can you imagine that article without the familiar rhythm and the comfortable flow afforded by alternating labels for the teams? Sports journalism flourishes with nicknames; take them away and the writing is stilted and, yes, quite dull.
  5. NoiseInsideMyHead

    What do you think of the logo now??

    But if the same letter written during the Sioux era would have referenced the team as "Sioux," even casually, then who's douching it up more? Can't say I know the answer, or the man's writing style, but if the omission here was a conscious effort, that could speak to the author's character. Protestation by willful blindness or ignoring plain facts seems kind of childish. Just ask a sportscaster or sports writer how dull their job would be (was) covering a team without a nickname. As a reader/viewer/fan, "University of North Dakota hockey" certainly grew tiring when it was literally the only way for people to describe things. Seems kind of silly to write a paragraph or more about the team without referring to its nickname.
  6. NoiseInsideMyHead

    Students Spearhead Effort for Fighting Hawks Mascot

    Whatever you do, don't look at it!
  7. NoiseInsideMyHead

    French Fry Feed CANCELLED!

    Have it in the UND parking garage. 4 levels of fun for the whole family, with lots of on-site parking! (Upper deck 21+, wet t-shirt contest every 10 minutes)
  8. NoiseInsideMyHead

    Students Spearhead Effort for Fighting Hawks Mascot

    Bubba, better win the next game. 'Cause if not, the fans will be quite profane. La, la, la, la-la-la-la, la, la, la. La, la, la-la-la-la, la, la, la.
  9. NoiseInsideMyHead

    Grand Forks Economy

    One should be a shop that sells "Space For Lease" and "Liquidation Sale" signs.
  10. NoiseInsideMyHead

    UW-UND Predictions

  11. NoiseInsideMyHead

    Alerus Center Events

    Metallica reviews, anyone? Experiences and observations in and around the venue? Should GF be proud? Are we a legitimate destination for the big rock acts?
  12. NoiseInsideMyHead

    Gameday: Fighting Hawks vs MVSU

    Slippery pig tonight.
  13. NoiseInsideMyHead

    Prospective Sioux Recruits

    It is hand-picked. https://www.bantamelite.com/page/show/869649-about Now, to your point, the percentage of kids who accept the invitation would certainly be telling. And there are plenty of reasons why a player might pass. But the fact that ND finished in third place (out of 9) and had 3 first-team all-stars tells me you might be underestimating the process.
  14. NoiseInsideMyHead

    Where to eat in Grand Forks.

    That would be the last straw.
  15. NoiseInsideMyHead

    Where to eat in Grand Forks.

    Padron Chili!