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Gopher shortstop leads team in runs, hits, doubles, triples and home runs

Gopher shortstop leads team in runs, hits, doubles, triples and home runs

May. 15 |       The leadoff hitter in baseball is mainly expected to be speedy and a regular on-base player. After her last home game of the season, we asked U of M shortstop Tyler Walker, who bats leadoff for the Gophers, if there is a similar...

Twitter accounts pose new challenges for college athletes

Twitter accounts pose new challenges for college athletes

Jan. 9 | Maverick Ahanmisi A new study has found that college student-athletes use Twitter to stay in contact with family and friends, but it also allows fans to be overly negative toward the players. “The Positives and Negatives of Twitter: Exploring How...

Leah Cotton: Gopher guard has junior-year growing pains

Leah Cotton: Gopher guard has junior-year growing pains

Feb. 1 |     It is known as a sophomore slump when a second-year player struggles, but thus far there is no known term when this occurs during a player’s third season. Call it what you want, but this is what U-M junior guard Leah Cotton currently...

Father-daughter duo might be Gophers hoops first

Father-daughter duo might be Gophers hoops first

Jan. 25 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Gopher basketball has previously had parent-sibling combinations on its bench: Former head coach Clem Haskins hired his son Brent as an assistant, and Saul Smith currently is an assistant coach...

The toughest game of a career –  Gophers college football seniors exit the field for junior student-athletes

The toughest game of a career – Gophers college football seniors exit the field for junior student-athletes

Nov. 30 |     By Kenneth Foxworth Contributing Writer   The hardest time of the year for senior student-athletes is the last game of their college career. This, after the five years of investing their hearts, souls, minds and countless hours...

Stop the punting of the Vikings! Minnesotans unite with a ‘Fan Response Movement’ to keep the team

Stop the punting of the Vikings! Minnesotans unite with a ‘Fan Response Movement’ to keep the team

Nov. 10 |     In 2002, I wrote the following in my book The Minneapolis Story, Through My Eyes: “The Plan of the movers and shakers of Minneapolis is to move the Vikings out of Minnesota (p. 253). “These powers…have created the false notion...
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