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The college basketball season hasn’t started yet, but the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team is already getting attention across the Big Ten Conference. Senior guard Rachel Banham was named the league’s Preseason Player of the Year Thursday morning by both the coaches and the media involved in the Big Ten.
Even though it’s the middle of October and snow isn’t on the ground (yet), hockey season is officially here. In Minnesota, the Wild is off to a 2-0 start and has yet to allow a goal, shutting out Colorado 5-0 in its home opener and then going to Colorado last Saturday and winning 3-0.
There are several conference titles on the line as well as the chance for home field advantage in the playoffs as teams kick off this week, and they’re doing so on short notice. It’s the week of Minnesota’s annual teacher’s conferences, so a majority of teams across the state are on a short week with games on Wednesday night.
A grieving Minnesota family received an unexpected gift during a chance encounter at the mall. Brianna and Emily Robbins’ mom, Maggie, was killed in a car accident earlier this month. A few days later, their dad took them shopping to try to lift their spirits.
All of a sudden attention has turned to the Gopher football team. Or, more specifically, their standings. Their 2-and-0 start in a conference that seems a bit down will do that.
With fandom growing, multimedia revenue streams expanding, and amenities multiplying, sports stadiums are growing more expensive.
Most games this week are on Wednesday night as the final week of the regular season gets set to kick-off. There are a few conference crowns yet to be decided so some big games await and teams jockey for postseason position. Here is this week’s Radio Rally rundown!
There’s a man in Elk River that goes by the name Tarz Peterson. It’s a nickname that’s been around so long nobody knows him by his real name. But for anyone who goes to the Elks’ high school football game, they know him as the man who moves the yardage chains.
The judge hearing the Adrian Peterson child abuse case in Texas has declined to recuse himself after a motion was filed by prosecutors. Judge Kelly Case had called attorneys on both sides of the case “media whores,” but later recanted on the comment.
WOW! That is the only word I have to describe how the Wild pulled off two shutouts in a row against the Colorado Avalanche — a team that won the Central Division last year, a team we faced in the first round of the playoffs, a team we had to battle to beat in game 7 at their rink in overtime! To say I’m impressed with how this year’s Wild team has started the season would be the understatement of the year.
The Gophers football team is off to a 2-0 start in the Big Ten Conference, and two players were recognized by the league after their win over Northwestern on Saturday. Linebacker Damien Wilson is leading the league in tackles with 11 per game, and he collected a career-high 15 tackles with 1.5 sacks to lead the Gophers defense in the victory.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team, ranked No. 1 in preseason polls, got the 2014-15 season off to a 2-0 at the Ice Breaker Tournament at the University of Notre Dame. The Gophers beat Minnesota-Duluth 4-3 Friday afternoon and claimed the tournament title with a 3-0 win over RPI on Sunday. I
Calling himself “extremely disappointed,” Vikings coach Mike Zimmer voiced his displeasure with his team and its performance following a 17-3 loss to the Lions on Sunday.
There is just one regular-season game left after Friday night in high school football. David McCoy reported on the featured game — East Ridge vs. Mounds View — while Mike Max and Frank Vascellaro highlighted the best plays from other big games.