The Minnesota Daily

Nagging injuries provide Hanson with new resolve

Adam Fink
September 12, 2002

It was the longest distance of his career, but the pain of a 17-mile run was far from the mind of Minnesota's men's cross country runner Neil Hanson. Following the two-hour run during the team's training...

Abdul-Khaliq embraced as Muslim, American

Brian Hall
September 11, 2002

Following the events last Sept. 11, Minnesota quarterback Asad Abdul-Khaliq, a devout Muslim, feared the repercussions or reactions he might face as people sought revenge for the terrorist attacks. Osama...

Hahn wrestles with new realities on home front

Anthony Maggio
September 11, 2002

Since the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, Gophers wrestler Damion Hahn has come to a realization. The United States of America is much like Minnesota's wrestling squad. "Minnesota is a top program, but...

Sept. 11 causes 3 coaches to pause, reflect on tragedy

September 11, 2002

WBy Ben Goessling and Adam Fink hen recruiting in the New York area last spring, Minnesota women's soccer coach Barbara Wickstrand knew she would encounter many people who lost friends and family in the...

Trips overseas give U athletes uniqueperspectives

Brian Stensaas
September 11, 2002

On a typical Tuesday afternoon inside a stuffy Williams Arena, Minnesota men's basketball point guard Ben Johnson works preseason drills with coach Mike Petersen. Across 4th Street, men's hockey defenseman...

Dear freshmen, won’t you come out to play?

David La Vaque
September 10, 2002

Homecoming kings and queens, stars of the gridiron, Ms. Popularities and all other high schoolers new to campus, apologies are in order. Sorry for the long bookstore lines last week, the "Is this Math...

Women’s cross country runs meet despite golf balls

Adam Fink
September 9, 2002

Temperatures approaching 95 degrees and golf balls flying through the air weren't going to stop Minnesota's women's cross country team from running its intrasquad meet and a chance at bragging rights. On...

Bitter defeat ends spikers’ six-match win streak

Ben Goessling
September 9, 2002

In Northern Iowa's volleyball team's 2002 media guide, four players list their "best sports memory" as their five-game comeback win over Minnesota in the second round of the 2001 NCAA Tournament. Defeating...

Gophers attempt to put loss behind them in win

Brian Stensaas
September 9, 2002

LAFAYETTE, La. - Leading up to Saturday's game against LouisianañLafayette, Minnesota's football team talked about nothing but togetherness. They talked about being a family rather than a team and coming...

Football team takes heavy hearts to Louisiana

Brian Stensaas
September 6, 2002

When the air horn sounded shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon on the Minnesota football practice field, it not only signaled the beginning to the day's practice, it also was a sign of things slowly...