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Members of the gopher mens hockey team help goalie Mat Robson keep the puck out of the net on Saturday, Jan. 26 2019 at 3M Arena at Mariucci.

‘We’ve got to solve that thing’: Gophers men’s hockey will look to eliminate one-goal losses starting with Michigan

by Michael Lyne
Published December 2, 2021
Five of the Gophers’ seven losses so far this season have been one-goal defeats.
Gophers guard Gadiva Hubbard prepares to shoot during Minnesotas game against Penn State on Sunday, February 12, 2018. The Gophers won 101-68.

Gophers fall 82-76 to North Carolina in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published December 1, 2021
After winning three of their last four games and three straight at home, the Gophers weren’t able to get past the Tar Heels, losing 82-76
Forward Eric Curry shoots the ball at Williams Arena on Saturday, Jan. 19,2019. The Gophers defeated Penn State 65-64.

Gopher hoops survive Hugley’s explosive game, beat Pitt 54-53

by AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
Published November 30, 2021
Minnesota’s disadvantage down low finally came to hurt them Tuesday night, but a last-second basket pushed the Gophers ahead.
Gophers head coach P.J. Fleck walks back to the sidelines after checking on an injured player mid-game at Huntington Bank Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. The Gophers defeated Illinois 24-17 during the homecoming game.

Gophers offensive coordinator Mike Sanford Jr. not expected to return after two seasons

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published November 29, 2021
After two seasons with the program, Minnesota is expected to move on from offensive coordinator Mike Sanford Jr.
Defenseman Jackson Lacombe fights for the puck at 3M Arena at Mariucci on Friday, Oct. 18 2019. The Gophers defeated Niagara 3-2.

Gophers men’s hockey splits series against North Dakota

by Michael Lyne , Sports Reporter
Published November 28, 2021
The Gophers have scored at least one power-play goal in each of their last five games.
Eyes ahead, quarterback Tanner Morgan looks to pass the ball during the Gophers football game against Bowling Green at Huntington Bank Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 25. The Gophers fell to the Falcons, 14-10.

Tanner Morgan to return for sixth season with Gophers football

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published November 28, 2021
Due to the NCAA granting an extra season of eligibility as a result from the COVID-19 pandemic, Morgan is able to return to Minnesota for a sixth season.
The Gophers take a group picture at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison on Saturday, Nov. 24. The Gophers beat the Badgers 37-15 for the first time since 2003.

Gophers win the Axe for the first time since 2018

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published November 28, 2021

Since 2003, Minnesota has been walloped by Wisconsin who has dominated ownership of Paul Bunyan’s Axe in the 21st century. On Saturday, the Gophers threw away all of that wretched history and beat the...

Running back Mohamed Ibrahim runs down the field in the 2021 season opener against Ohio State at Huntington Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Saturday, September 2, 2021.

Mohamed Ibrahim to return in 2022 football season

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published November 24, 2021
The star running back suffered a severe leg injury against Ohio State in Week One
Guard Sara Scalia drives towards the hoop at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The Gophers were defeated by Wisconsin 72-62.

Gophers take home sixth place in first-ever women’s Battle 4 Atlantis

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published November 24, 2021
 After suffering an opening-round loss to No. 2 UConn, Minnesota defeated Syracuse fell short against Oklahoma, taking home sixth place at the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Shane Wiskus competes on Day Two of the men’s U.S. Olympic Artistic Gymnastics Team Trials on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at The Dome in St. Louis, Mo. Photo courtesy of John Cheng.

After 2020 elimination of several UMN athletics programs, student athletes and coaches continue the fight for their sports

by Gabrielle Lombard
Published November 22, 2021
Student athletes, coaches and alumni are establishing new club athletic organizations, looking for new funding sources and talking to state legislators in hopes of preserving the legacy of the eliminated sports programs.