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The Minnesota Daily

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Bowl game collapse similar to entire season for Gophers

Published January 16, 2007

.TEMPE, Ariz. - Unprecedented. Unpredictable. Unbelievable. Pick an adjective. Any one of the lot describes the 2006 Insight Bowl perfectly. And for Minnesota's football team, the Insight Bowl symbolizes...

New Year’s resolution: new coach for Minnesota

Published January 16, 2007

Minnesota football coach Glen Mason was fired Dec. 31 just two days after his team lost to Texas Tech in the Insight Bowl, 44-41, a game in which the Gophers blew a 31-point second half lead. Mason was...

Unbeaten streak ends at 22, Gophers split

Published January 16, 2007

;The top-ranked Minnesota's men's hockey team dropped its first game since Oct. 6 on Friday to Wisconsin, 2-1, due in large part to Badgers' senior forward Ross Carlson. The Gophers followed the defeat...

Gophers win Dodge Holiday Classic

Published January 3, 2007

It was a team with a different complexion, but it yielded the same results. Minnesota's men's hockey team, missing five teammates participating in the World Junior Championships in Sweden, used three lines...

Kessel undergoes surgery for cancer in Boston

Published December 13, 2006

Former Gophers center Phil Kessel was hospitalized yesterday after reportedly being diagnosed with testicular cancer, according to Boston television station WBZ's report last night. Kessel, the fifth overall...

Gophers extend unbeaten streak to 18 games

Published December 11, 2006

>HOUGHTON, Mich. - The weekend theme for Minnesota's men's hockey team proved to be fast starts and first-period goals. The top-ranked Gophers outscored Michigan Tech 6-0 in the first period during...

Gophers take on Michigan Tech in final series before a two-week hiatus

Published December 8, 2006

Snow is expected to fall en masse on Michigan's Upper Peninsula this weekend, but Minnesota's men's hockey team hopes the winter chill won't cool down college hockey's hottest team. The top-ranked Gophers,...

Okposo takes home WCHA Rookie of the Week honors for the second time

Published December 7, 2006

Two Colorado College teammates and one Minnesota freshman earned this week's Western Collegiate Hockey Association individual honors. Tigers sophomore center Chad Rau and senior defenseman Lee Sweatt took...

Minnesota hosts a pair of former WCHA foes

Published December 5, 2006

The American sports tradition on Thanksgiving weekend might revolve around football, but for Minnesota's men's hockey team it's become a ritual of reuniting with former rivals. The Gophers will take part...

Minnesota gets three points over weekend

Published December 4, 2006

This week at practice, members of Minnesota's men's hockey team said they wouldn't take Minnesota State-Mankato lightly, despite overmatching them on paper. up next Michigan Tech WHEN: 6:07 p.m. Friday WHERE:...

Gophers take on Mavericks in home-and-home series

Published December 1, 2006

Two similar streaks are on the line for Minnesota's men's hockey team as it faces Minnesota State-Mankato in a home-and-home series this weekend. The top-ranked Gophers host the Mavericks at Mariucci Arena...

Pair of Gophers earn conference awards, Huskies rolling

Published November 29, 2006

Two members of Minnesota's men's hockey team received individual honors for their play in last weekend's College Hockey Showcase. Senior defenseman Mike Vannelli took home Western Collegiate Hockey Association...

Gophers earn sweep in showcase

Published November 27, 2006

It was an enigmatic weekend for Minnesota's men's hockey team, but in the end, it yielded familiar results. up next Minnesota State WHEN: 7:07 p.m. Friday WHERE: Mariucci Arena TV: FSN RADIO: 107.5 FM The...

Minnesota sweeps rival Wisconsin

Published November 20, 2006

Coach Don Lucia didn't predict seeing many goals in Minnesota men's hockey team's weekend series with Wisconsin. His prognosis couldn't have been more right. But the Gophers showed an ability to play with...

Minnesota hosts defending champions

Published November 17, 2006

Holding on to the nation's longest unbeaten streak, Minnesota's men's hockey team will not only get a crack at last year's national champion, but also one of its biggest rivals. The Gophers, ranked No....

Defensive unit trying to regroup

Published November 16, 2006

Based on the way Minnesota's men's hockey team has shut teams down defensively this year, last weekend's showdown with St. Cloud State looked like a completely different squad. The Gophers exploded onto...

Minnesota skates to a pair of ties with St. Cloud State

Published November 13, 2006

It's become expected to see neck-and-neck play when Minnesota's men's hockey team faces St. Cloud State. This weekend's home-and-home showdown was no exception. The second-ranked Gophers and 16th-ranked...

Intrastate rivalry begins new chapter

Published November 10, 2006

While offense hasn't been hard to come by for Minnesota's men's hockey team - which has scored five or more goals in six of its first nine games - it might be the goaltending of both sides that stands...

Minnesota prepares for the team that started last season’s postseason tailspin

Published November 9, 2006

Last year seemed to be a fairy-tale season for Minnesota's men's hockey team. Last season, the top-ranked Gophers owned a 20-1-1 record in their last 22 regular-season games, rallying to win their first...

Disallowed goal gives Gophers momentum for entire series

Published November 7, 2006

>DULUTH - During a pair of hard-fought wins over rival Minnesota-Duluth last weekend, Minnesota's men's hockey team seemed to have the momentum throughout much of the games. But a controversial call...

Gophers sweep Bulldogs on road

Published November 6, 2006

>The second-ranked Gophers picked up a pair of 3-2 victories Friday and Saturday, with the second game's win coming in overtime. Friday night's contest featured an impressive late-game comeback by the...

Academy of Holy Angels a pipeline for Minnesota players

Published November 2, 2006

Academy of Holy Angels coach Greg Trebil is no stranger to the Minnesota men's hockey program. Trebil, in his 10th season as coach of the boys' hockey team at Holy Angels, has produced 20 percent of the...

Buckeyes slaughter Gophers

Published October 30, 2006

Ohio State's defense didn't break. In fact, it didn't even bend. The top-ranked Buckeyes allowed Minnesota's football team 182 total offensive yards in their 44-0 win over the Gophers on Saturday. UP...

Minnesota continues struggles on offense

Published October 30, 2006

Senior quarterback Bryan Cupito and the rest of the Minnesota offense did little to help their chances of beating No. 1 Ohio State on Saturday. While looking uncomfortable in the pocket and making rushed...

Michigan State has record comeback against Northwestern, Spaeth injured

Published October 25, 2006

Michigan State ended its four-game losing streak Saturday in historic fashion with its 41-38 victory over Northwestern. The Spartans erased a 35-point deficit to earn their first conference win in four...

Gophers get offensive barrage in sweep

Published October 23, 2006

It's clear that youth doesn't equal inexperience when it comes to the freshmen on Minnesota's men's hockey team. The seventh-ranked Gophers completed a two-game sweep of Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio with...

Minnesota needs to find offense again

Published October 19, 2006

Senior quarterback Bryan Cupito summed up Minnesota's offensive performance against 25th-ranked Wisconsin Saturday in three words: "We played terrible." From the Gophers' opening offensive drive that ended...

Third-down offense left to be desired

Published October 16, 2006

;MADISON, Wis. - Minnesota watched its offense stall for roughly 1 1/2 quarters Saturday. The Gophers picked up their last first down of the first quarter with nearly 3:30 remaining and did not pick up...

Gophers crushed by Badgers

Published October 16, 2006

;MADISON, Wis. - Football games last 60 minutes, but Minnesota's football team showed how quickly a game can get out of hand just moments into its 48-12 loss to Wisconsin Saturday. The 25th-ranked Badgers...

Linebacker Sherels earns Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week award

Published October 11, 2006

/ Minnesota junior linebacker Mike Sherels took home an individual honor from the Big Ten after the Gophers' 28-27 overtime loss to Penn State on Saturday. Sherels' career-high 15-tackle performance earned...

Sloppy play equals another Big Ten loss

Published October 9, 2006

Through three quarters of Saturday's football game, it wasn't pretty for Penn State or Minnesota. There were botched snaps, missed field goal attempts, failed conversions on fourth and inches and a fumble...

Paterno silences critics with solid seasons

Published October 5, 2006

After four losing seasons in five years, the football fellowship in University Park, Pa., was in a funk it hadn't seen in a while. Their football coach's tenure, which has outlasted eight U.S. presidents',...

Payne has big game in loss to Wolverines

Published October 2, 2006

Senior wide receiver Logan Payne constantly is becoming more of an offensive force for Minnesota. That's fairly uncommon for a wide receiver in a normally run-heavy Gophers game plan. Payne caught six...

Jug going back to Ann Arbor

Published October 2, 2006

The Little Brown Jug found its way to Minneapolis for the first time in 19 years, but it left as quickly as it came. Minnesota's football team made things interesting with a fourth-quarter comeback, but...

Manningham lights it up again to earn second straight Big Ten weekly honor

Published September 27, 2006

Michigan sophomore Mario Manningham recorded his second straight Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week award after grabbing a career-high seven receptions for 113 yards and two touchdowns in the Wolverines'...

Squandered opportunities to blame in loss

Published September 25, 2006

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Minnesota's inability to play sound football against formidable opponents proved costly in its 27-21 loss at Purdue on Saturday. The Gophers rolled to victory in convincing fashion...

Gophers look to snap road losing skid at Purdue

Published September 21, 2006

The road between Minneapolis and West Lafayette is a well-traveled one. But no one on Minnesota's current football roster or coaching staff can comment on the last time that path produced a victory. The...

Lopsided win in home opener

Published September 18, 2006

Minnesota's football team didn't waste any time getting back in the win column. The Gophers (2-1 overall) forced an interception, a fumble, and a botched punt attempt on each of Temple's first three possessions...

Nine different players run the ball in rout of Owls

Published September 18, 2006

Minnesota came out firing in its win over Temple on Saturday. As a result, the Gophers picked up defensive milestones that the school has not seen in decades. With the 62-0 victory, Minnesota's defense...

Hawkeyes eager to get quarterback Tate back on field

Published September 13, 2006

Michigan State senior and wide receiver Matt Trannon took home Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honors after hauling in a school record 14 receptions for 151 yards and two receiving touchdowns in the...

Penalties prove too much to overcome

Published September 11, 2006

BERKELEY, Calif. - Minnesota's football team learned quickly how penalties can change the course of a ballgame Saturday. The Gophers displayed a lack of discipline both on offense and defense during their...

Game against Cal good prep for Big Ten

Published September 7, 2006

Minnesota's football team is about to embark into what has been uncharted territory in the Mason era. When the Gophers arrive in Berkeley, Calif., for Saturday's meeting with No. 23 California, it will...

Defense forces six turnovers in victory

Published September 5, 2006

While questions still surround Minnesota's defensive stability, one thing the Gophers did prove in their 44-0 win at Kent State is that they're going to be aggressive. The defense showed it can apply a...

Gophers pummel Kent State

Published September 5, 2006

KENT, Ohio - Minnesota didn't let new faces get in the way of its old strategy. The Gophers used a consistent, bruising running game to wear down an undermanned Kent State defense in a decisive 44-0 victory...

Student-athletes cut winter break for competition and to keep in shape

Published December 14, 2005

As harsh winter conditions descend upon the Twin Cities, some University students are preparing to relocate to their hometowns after finals. Student-athletes, however, won't find themselves at home quite...

Program allows students to put toys in children’s hands

Published December 12, 2005

Frontier Hall community adviser Amanda Hemmingsen understands the value of giving during the holiday season. Since early fall, she's devoted her time to organizing a toy drive for children who might not...

Clothing drives the bus for a third year

Published December 2, 2005

A wave of University community members huddled around the front lawn of Coffman Union on Thursday to warmly embrace the annual clothing drive extravaganza. This year's Fill the Bus event saw approximately...

Crime alerts draw worries

Published November 18, 2005

University student Ashley Corning might not have considered crime alerts at the top of her priority list early last summer, but that changed July 30. That evening, the senior communications major found...

Protesters decry pharmacy policy

Published November 11, 2005

A Planned Parenthood protest drew approximately 80 people Thursday outside the downtown Target store on Nicollet Mall. The protesters oppose Target's company policy that allows pharmacists to refuse assistance...

Pawlenty presents bird-flu plan

Published November 4, 2005

Gov. Tim Pawlenty outlined Thursday what will be done if the avian flu - a viral infection that occurs naturally among birds - becomes a direct threat to Minnesotans. The news conference, which was at...

Group blasts federal cuts

Published October 28, 2005

An alliance of several Minnesota groups called a news conference Thursday in the State Office Building at the Capitol in response to impending financial cuts by the U.S. Congress. The alliance, known as...

Gulf gets more cleanup help from U

Published October 21, 2005

Nearly 1,330 miles due south of Minneapolis, a community sits devastated physically by Hurricane Katrina and emotionally distraught from the amount of work yet to be done. But the 9,000 residents of Pass...

Rain leaves Fraser Hall with stairwell waterfalls

Published October 17, 2005

Traditionally, water parks are considered exciting regardless of style or location. That theory, however, doesn't apply when thrown into a University office facility. Fraser Hall's leaky roof has led to...

Metrodome readies for battle over Bunyan’s Axe

Published October 14, 2005

Odds are Paul Bunyan would want to be around campus this weekend. A year's worth of anticipation culminates Saturday as Gophers and Badgers football fans flock to the Metrodome hoping to leave with Bunyan's...

Hardworking U entomologist dies

Published October 7, 2005

David Noetzel, an accomplished University professor who applied his knowledge to insect-related issues worldwide, died Sept. 19, in Leonard. He was 76. Noetzel earned an undergraduate zoology degree at...

Prof expected Roberts to be confirmed with ease

Published September 30, 2005

The United States and the University community witnessed the beginning of new era of Supreme Court leadership Thursday as John G. Roberts Jr. was introduced as the 17th chief justice of the United States. The...

Prof’s love of comics, physics collides with world of books

Published September 28, 2005

Superheroes might be able to save lives, but few have the ability to calculate the velocity and momentum they use to do so. That's where University professor Jim Kakalios steps in. Kakalios, who has taught...