KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Todd Hoffner had to watch from afar as Minnesota State had the best season in school history, a remarkable run by his players under a different coach to the national […]
Minnesota State has reached the NCAA Division II football semifinals for the second time in three years.
Minnesota State Mankato is undefeated, and the new coach is the old coach. Todd Hoffner was initially rejected by his team at spring practice. “I don’t think anybody could understand completely everything that I went through, and how difficult and challenging for myself and my wife,” Hoffner said.
Minnesota State kicks off its NCAA championship pursuit this weekend.
Minnesota State, Mankato has been picked first in both the Western Collegiate Hockey Association coaches and media preseason hockey polls.
A former football player, who doctors didn’t think would survive a head injury, walked on the field to see the start of his team’s season. Isaac Kolstad has spent four months recovering from an attack in downtown Mankato.
After a brush with death and months of treatment, Isaac Kolstad is expected to return to Mankato on Sept. 4 f0r the Mavericks’ home opener.
Top officials at Minnesota State, Mankato are asking state auditors to review the dismissal of head football coach Todd Hoffner. The coach has returned to the university after he was reinstated by an arbitrator who said he was improperly fired.
Reinstated head coach Todd Hoffner said he didn’t take offense to his less-than-welcoming return to the Minnesota State Mankato football team.
Kevin Love scored 35 points, including the go-ahead basket in overtime, Ricky Rubio had a triple-double and the Minnesota Timberwolves blew several leads before hanging on for a 123-122 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night.
The boy’s state hockey tournament starts Wednesday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. Every year, it’s the place to see many of Minnesota’s top players. This year, after it’s over, a surprising number of those top players will be heading off to play in college at schools that aren’t anywhere near Minnesota.
Kevin Love had 32 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 116-108 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night.
Everything on Friday was the usual for Adam Thielen. He donned purple football gear and went out to practice on the very field – the Minnesota State University, Mankato – where he’d spent the last five years solidifying himself as one of the best Maverick wideouts ever. The one difference on Friday was, this time he did it as a pro.
Chase Grant scored in overtime as Minnesota State-Mankato rallied to beat Providence 4-3 on Friday in men’s college hockey.
It’s as if Ricky Rubio never left.