It’s not very often that the Gopher football program stares at what could be a season defining game. That’s the case Saturday at home against Iowa, as a 4-0 non-conference record sets the table. In the same situation a year ago, Iowa ran over the Gophers as Mark Weisman dominated. He’s back to run the football for Iowa this season.
The St. John’s University Johnnies beat the St. Thomas Tommies in a shocking 20-18 win, part of a legendary college football rivalry which brought fans out in droves Saturday to St. Paul. With new head coach Gary Fashing, the Johnnies looked like they were going to meet the same fate as they had in the last three years when the Tommies took an early 8-0 lead. But they bounced back by taking advantage of turnovers, which Sam Sura did this often at South St. Paul High School.
The Packers-Vikings rivalry could have an extra wrinkle this fall — a sibling rivalry. Toby Gerhart’s in his fourth year as a Vikings running back. His brother Garth, an offensive lineman from Arizona State, is trying to make the team in Green Bay.
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association Final Five tournament is underway in St. Paul and thousands of fans at the Xcel Energy Center came to see some teams that will be leaving the conference next year.
The Minnesota state boys hockey tournament begins on Wednesday and in Class A, Breck is back and taking on Marshall (14-10-1) to open it.
The Vikings-Packer rivalry has a storied history 50 years in the making. It’s not too often the two see eye-to-eye especially on game day.
The Old Benchwarmer Bob Lurtsema joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Friday to preview the Vikings and Packers Sunday match-up.
An 8-year-old Wisconsin boy will have a hard time deciding who to cheer for on Super Bowl Sunday. Blake Martin’s mother, Jill, is from Milwaukee and a Packers fan. But his father, John, is from Pittsburgh and a Stealers Fan.
This 50-year-old border-state fight between rivals Green Bay and Minnesota has reached a notable milestone. The Packers and Vikings will play this weekend for the 100th time.
ANYONE WHO KNOWS A BADGER FROM A GOPHER KNOWS THAT TODAY’S GAME RENEWS THE LONGEST RIVALRY IN COLLEGE HISTORY, BUT HOW MUCH DO YOU REALLY KNOW ABOUT TODAY’S OPPONENT. IN OTHER WORDS, DO YOU KNOW […]