The Minnesota Daily

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Gophers to face ‘best team in history’

May 22, 1998

After a flurry of upsets in the regional tournament, the Gophers men's tennis team is among the final 16 teams in the country. To advance further, however, Minnesota must do something no other team has...

Men’s tennis has last chance at redemption

May 14, 1998

The Gophers men's tennis team stands seven consecutive match wins from a national title. But since the team has failed to string even three wins together, it might struggle to even get out of the regional...

en’s tennis team rebounds to take fifth

May 4, 1998

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The Gophers men's tennis team not only failed to bring a Big Ten championship home this weekend, but it also had its worst showing since 1990. The team entered the weekend full of confidence...

U men’s tennis clinches top seven finish with Sunday in

April 27, 1998

The Gophers men's tennis team refused to pass up its last chance to gather momentum for the postseason, crushing Indiana on Sunday. The 6-1 home victory over the Hoosiers scratched off two items that...

Chicoine covers biggest hole for U men’s tennis team

April 23, 1998

Blanketing large holes is a job for two Neenah, Wis., products: manhole covers and Tom Chicoine. Neenah, where most manhole covers in the United States are manufactured, also serves as the hometown of...

Three-set win helps men’s tennis team salvage weekend

April 20, 1998

The Gophers men's tennis team failed in its chance to move up in the Big Ten rankings, splitting a pair of home matches this weekend. The team became frustrated after losing 5-2 to Illinois Friday, but...

Inconsistency plagues men’s tennis again

April 13, 1998

The Gophers men's tennis team was rewarded with a pre-Easter treat Saturday before finding a rotten egg of reality in its basket on Sunday. The team upset Northwestern on Saturday 4-3, but fell in usual...

Kristoffersen returns to old form after slumping his sophomore year

April 9, 1998

In a season of ups and downs for the Gophers men's tennis team, one of the squad's only constants has been a player who was hardly the model of consistency during his first two years at Minnesota. After...

Men’s tennis gets no breaks in losses

April 6, 1998

The Gophers men's tennis team lost a pair of 4-3 matches in dramatic fashion to Michigan State and Michigan this weekend. Both matches came down to one singles position, and Minnesota came up short both...

International connection boosts men’s tennis team

February 12, 1998

Men's college tennis is becoming a foreign affair. Four highly touted freshman born outside the United States are integrating their camaraderie on and off the court in hopes of bringing the Gophers men's...

1908 Mall designs revisited

February 10, 1998

Before 1908, a tract of railroad beds lined the area from University Avenue to Washington Avenue. Then St. Paul architect Cass Gilbert won a contest for designing what most people recognize as the University's...

Panel discusses social impact of Super Bowl

January 15, 1998

Most people aren't thinking about social stratification when the Super Bowl comes on TV. But that's just what they should be doing, concluded a panel of local sports celebrities and University professors...