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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Football team takes heavy hearts to Louisiana

by Brian Stensaas
Published 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...

Women’s cross country poised for greatness

by Adam Fink
Published September 5, 2002

Minnesota women's cross country coach Gary Wilson looked around at his runners last weekend during his cross country camp and realized the competitiveness and talent surrounding him was better than any...

Soccer team shuts out second-straight opponent

Published September 5, 2002

Thanks to a 3-0 shutout of Southwest Missouri State on Wednesday afternoon, Minnesota's soccer team boasts its first winning record since it was 7-6 during the 2000 campaign. The win over the Bears at...

New position lifts women’s volleyball team

by Ben Goessling
Published September 4, 2002

But he can recall in vivid detail his account of who Heffernan discovered. "Brian called me from Orlando and told me he'd found a kid too good to pass up," Hebert said. "She was probably good enough to...

Big Ten coaches weigh in on dealing with team tragedy

by Brian Stensaas
Published September 4, 2002

Word of the tragic shooting death of Minnesota defensive tackle Brandon Hall spread quickly through the fraternity of Big Ten coaches over the weekend. For some, the news rekindled old memories and feelings...

Football program ponders increased player safety

by Brian Stensaas
Published September 4, 2002

But along with the energetic nightlife and presence of big name acts and professional teams comes the chance for violence. It's always been there. And according to Minneapolis Police Department statistics,...

University football squad mourns death of teammate

by Brian Hall
Published September 4, 2002

Minnesota football coach Glen Mason and his players decided one way to help cope with teammate Brandon Hall's death was to come together as a team and draw on each other's strength. So with Monday off,...

Men’s hockey gets verbal commitment from Borgen

by Adam Fink
Published September 4, 2002

The past two months have been a formality for Brent Borgen. The senior hockey player from Mahtomedi always knew he wanted to compete for Minnesota's men's hockey team, and after almost two months of visiting...

Gophers open up offense in 42-0 whitewashing

by Brian Hall
Published September 3, 2002

Last season, Minnesota’s football team received a rude awakening to the college football season by being handed a 38-7 defeat at the hands of eventual Motor City Bowl champion Toledo. After only...

Unheralded defense cages Bobcats in shutout

Published September 3, 2002

It didn’t take long for true freshman nose tackle Scott Stephenson to get acclimated to the Minnesota Gophers’ defensive scheme Saturday night at the Metrodome. In a mere three seconds, the...