5K Run Honors Isaac Kolstad's SupportersAn event in Mankato Saturday is meant to thank everyone for helping a family during a difficult time. It's called "Kruisin for Kolstad," and it's a 5K run held at Sibley Park starting at 10 a.m.
Isaac Kolstad Goes Home After 5 Months In HospitalThe former Minnesota State University, Mankato football player who suffered a serious brain injury during a fight in May is going home to his wife and daughter after five months in the hospital. According to Isaac Kolstad's CaringBridge site, he was discharged Friday from impatient care. His wife, Molly Kolstad, says he still has a long road to recovery, including rehabilitation and several outpatient programs.
Former MSU-Mankato Football Player Breathing On His OwnThere is some good news to report about the former MSU-Mankato football player who was assaulted two weeks ago. The CaringBridge site for Isaac Kolstad said that he was taken off life support and was breathing on his own.
Benefit Held For Mankato Football Player Critical After AssaultA benefit is planned for the former Mankato football player nearly beaten to death almost two weeks ago. Isaac Kolstad <a href="http://cbsloc.al/1jU6Li8">remains in critical condition after allegedly being assaulted by two men</a>. One of them is said to be former gopher quarterback Philip Nelson, the other, Trevor Shelley.
Isaac Kolstad Still Critical After SurgeriesThe former Mankato football player who was allegedly assaulted by two men last weekend successfully underwent another surgery Friday morning, according to his CaringBridge page. Issac Kolstad, who used to play football for Minnesota State University, Mankato, is still in critical condition. He will not undergo any other procedures or surgeries for the next couple days, according to his brother Blaine Kolstad.
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All Eyes Are On Gopher QB Philip NelsonPhilip Nelson was a gifted quarterback from Mankato West, where he was turning heads in the Big Ten. He committed to Minnesota, and in his sophomore season he’s progressing like he did in high school. “It’s a lot like high school when it comes to each year you play, it slows down noticeably, and that’s where I’m at right now. It’s taken a step slower for me, and I think as an offense we all feel the same way,” Nelson said.
Prep Blog: National Signing Day Big For GophersHigh school football will be in the spotlight Wednesday as it’s National Signing Day for college recruits all across the nation.
Prep Blog: McDonald Commits (Again) To GophersWhen Jerry Kill was hired as the University of Minnesota football coach, he said one of his early goals was to close the borders on in-state recruits.