The Minnesota Daily

All content by Paul Markgraff

Twins suing IRSover payments to players

March 1, 2000

The Minnesota Twins just can't seem to catch a break in the Twin Cities. St. Paul citizens voted against their new stadium, game attendance has decreased in recent years, and the team's rank among baseball's...

The University Ski and Snowboard Club experience high times over winter break

February 7, 2000

When Tobit Simmons, Caleb Rick and Steve Rosenbaum took over the official duties of the University Ski and Snowboard Club, there was $4 in the club's bank account. After three years and some struggle,...

Women’s hockey nabs pair of wins

December 13, 1999

Patience and persistence beget perfection. At least, that's what the Minnesota women's hockey team maintains. Thanks to those methods, the Gophers swept a two-game series against sixth-ranked Dartmouth....

Women’s hockey faces more top competition

December 10, 1999

Dartmouth College, a member of the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference, is coming to Mariucci Arena this weekend to face the Gophers women's hockey team. It's a weekend that could help to build the...

Gophers-Bulldogs start in-state rivalry

December 6, 1999

The University of Minnesota-Duluth women's hockey team came to Mariucci Arena this weekend with one thing on its collective mind: winning. Sure they wanted to garner some national respect for themselves....

Duluth gets the best of Gophers

December 6, 1999

Maybe Brittny Ralph and Jenny Schmidgall felt like they had something to prove. Maybe after leaving the Gophers last spring to play for the University of Minnesota-Duluth hockey team, they wanted to show...

Women’s hockey faces WCHA rival

December 3, 1999

The Gophers women's hockey team has a chance to answer an important question this weekend when they face Duluth: Who's the best team in the WCHA-Women's League? Some strange times are upon the Gophers....

Women’s hockey skates past Minnesota State

November 24, 1999

Not unlike an avalanche, the Gophers women's hockey team buried Minnesota State, Mankato, under a mountain of offensive and defensive skill Tuesday night. Minnesota trounced the Mavericks 7-1 at Mariucci...

Women pick up pace over Badgers

November 22, 1999

When a team struggles early, winning doesn't come easy. In their weekend sweep of Wisconsin, the Gophers women's hockey team found themselves struggling at first, but dominating later -- a turnaround which...

Women’s hockey plows Ohio State

November 15, 1999

The Gophers women's hockey team learned a new lesson this weekend: victories won't come as easily as they hoped in the WCHA-Women's League. Minnesota also learned that while the teams in the new league...

Women’s hockey ready to roll into WCHA action

November 12, 1999

The Gophers women's hockey team is back on the road this weekend at Ohio State and next weekend at Wisconsin for another long road trip. Aside from feeling the pressure of playing on the road so much,...

Women’s hockey takes sweep against top teams

November 8, 1999

The Gophers women's hockey team split their third series in a row this weekend, beating third-ranked Brown and losing to first-ranked Harvard. The games were worlds apart in terms of the way the Gophers...

Women’s hockey gets mixed bag at Northeastern

November 1, 1999

The Gophers women's hockey team split their series with fourth-ranked Northeastern in Boston this weekend, losing 4-1 on Saturday and winning 3-1 on Friday. The series ends a five-game series of road trips...

Women’s hockey hits the road for Providence series

October 29, 1999

After last weekend's split with Providence, the Gophers women's hockey team is getting ready to head back to the East Coast this weekend for a series with Northeastern. It's the team's second road trip...

U women split series with Providence

October 25, 1999

Defense was the key to the series for the Gophers women's hockey team this weekend at Providence. The Gophers split the series 3-1 and 0-1 in a pair of games that proved to be much more difficult than...

Women’s hockey faces tougher test at Providence

October 22, 1999

Coming off of a pair of 10-1 wins against St. Cloud State last weekend, the Gophers women's hockey team will play a more experienced and dangerous team this weekend: Providence College. Though the Gophers...

Ex-Gophers not missed by this year’s pucksters

October 18, 1999

The absence of last year's top scorer, Jenny Schmidgall, and defender Brittny Ralph didn't hamper the Minnesota women's hockey team this weekend. Instead, the Gophers scored 20 goals on 88 shots and only...

Gophers steam past Huskies with 10-1 wins

October 18, 1999

The first two games of the Minnesota women's hockey season resulted in 20 goals and a pair of 10-1 wins against WCHA Women's League rival St. Cloud State. At St. Cloud on Saturday afternoon, the Gophers...

Women pucksters open with high hopes, Huskies

October 15, 1999

The Minnesota women's hockey team plays its first game tonight at Mariucci Arena in its first ever WCHA Women's League game. The Gophers will face St. Cloud State to begin their third season. Minnesota...

Soccer’s offense begins to finish scoring chances

October 11, 1999

The offensive juggernaut that was the Minnesota women's soccer team last year is gone, but there are signs of a rebirth. The duo that led the Big Ten in scoring a year ago has yet to produce outstanding...

Women’s hockey faces top teams in homestand

October 5, 1999

An important series lies in wait for the fifth-ranked Gophers women's hockey team this weekend. The Gophers will face top-ranked Brown tonight at 7 p.m. and third-ranked Harvard on Sunday at 2 p.m., two...

Soccer takes punishing loss from Lady Lions

October 4, 1999

The Gophers women's soccer team failed to climb into the ranks of the Big Ten elite this weekend when they lost two consecutive conference matches to Ohio State and fifth-ranked Penn State. Sunday afternoon,...

It took a while, …

September 20, 1999

It took a while, but eventually the Minnesota women's soccer team came around. After suffering a disappointing 2-1 loss in double-overtime to No. 21 Illinois on Friday evening, the Gophers vindicated themselves...