Gophers Basketball
June 2
Cretin-Derham Hall’s Tre Holloman played for Howard Pulley during the Minnesota Showcase tournament in Bloomington

Top state basketball talent Holloman visiting Gophers, Spartans this week

One of the most sought after point guards in the country, Tre Holloman of Cretin-Derham Hall said he'll also be visiting Marquette at the end of the month.
Gophers
June 2
Norwood Teague and Eric Kaler, shown in 2012.

Gophers football players' gender discrimination lawsuit can go forward

Federal Appeals Court revives claim involving 2016 sexual assault investigation
Colleges
May 31
The St. Thomas baseball team is heading to the Division III College World Series after winning two elimination games over Pacific on Monday in College

St. Thomas rallies for five in top of ninth to reach College World Series in final DIII season

The Tommies advanced to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, by beating Pacific 7-4 in the first game and 13-9 in Game 2.
Gophers
May 30
Gophers heavyweight Gable Steveson

Gophers heavyweight Steveson wins gold medal at Senior Pan Am

Gable Steveson racked up five technical falls in the tournament.
Gophers
May 29
Gophers outfielder Natalie DenHartog celebrated one of her 15 homers this season with Emily Hansen, left, and Katelyn Kemmetmueller.

Neal: Gophers softball team in good hands with Piper Ritter

Piper Ritter, a former Gophers standout, was the pitching coach for 13 years before getting her big chance as head coach this season for a team that went 31-13.
Gophers
May 28
Spectators lined the court at Bloomington Jefferson during the Minnesota Showcase basketball tournament last weekend. Soon, NCAA coaches will be among

With NCAA recruiting restrictions lifting, summer hoops scene about to bloom

Gophers coaches Ben Johnson and Lindsay Whalen are eager to return to in-person recruiting, and so are the state's top recruits.
Gophers
May 28
Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck talked with future first round draft pick Rashod Bateman during Minnesota’s Pro Day in April.

When it comes to the NFL, Gophers are improving, still have work to do

Minnesota has had solid back-to-back NFL drafts under P.J. Fleck, but last season they still ranked near the bottom of the Big Ten when it came to pro players.
Randball
May 27
Minnesota Gophers head coach PJ Fleck takes the field before a game.

Depth, recruiting fuel Gophers football optimism. How many will they win?

P.J. Fleck's team won 11 games in 2019 but had momentum derailed by the pandemic. Now the Gophers are trying to pick up where they left off.
Gophers Basketball
May 27
Jackson Purcell (11)

Eastview guard among two walk-ons added to Gophers men's basketball

Jackson Purcell and Joey Kern, a transfer from Division III Johns Hopkins, are the latest additions to the revamped roster.
Gophers
May 27
Redshirt senior Bethany Hasz is one of 36 Gophers competing at the West and East Preliminary.

One of the biggest weekends for NCAA track and field is loaded with local talent

All three division of NCAA track and field are competing in major tournaments this weekend, and local schools and athletes are represented at every level.
Gophers
May 26

Gophers doubles team loses in NCAA tennis quarterfinals

Siim Troost and Vlad Lobak lost to Guy Den Ouden and Adrian Oetzbach of Pepperdine on Wednesday in a tiebreaker.
Olympics
May 26
Joey King, shown in a 2016 photo at Williams Arena.

Ex-Gophers player King joins U.S. roster for 3-on-3 Olympic qualifying tourney

Former Timberwolves forward Robbie Hummel also made the roster for the tournament in Graz, Austria.
Colleges
May 26
Pitchers Ashley Mickschl (left) of Augustana and Kierstin Anderson-Glass (right) of St. Thomas.

Minnesota stars lead St. Thomas, Augustana into NCAA softball tournaments

The Tommies are back in the Division III tournament and on a perfect run through the postseason, while the Vikings are looking to repeat as national champions in Division II.
Gophers
May 26

Gophers upset No. 1-seeded Ole Miss doubles pair in NCAA men's tennis tournament

Siim Troost and Vlad Lobak upset No. 1-ranked and top-seeded Tim Sandkaulen and Finn Reynolds of Mississippi, 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (4) on Tuesday.
Gophers
May 25
P.J. Fleck and the Gophers are three months away from opening the season vs. Ohio State

Fleck focusing on Ohio State, Gophers' opening opponent in 2021

The visit from the Buckeyes will mark the first time (in a non-pandemic season) that the Gophers will open at home in more than a quarter-century.
Gophers Basketball
May 25
Ole Miss 6-11 transfer has U among finalists, decision coming Wednesday

Ole Miss 6-11 transfer has U among finalists, decision coming Wednesday

The Gophers have a chance to possibly get their center for next season when Ole Miss senior Khadim Sy announces his decision. Minnesota is among four finalists.
Gophers
May 25
Totino-Grace forward Demarion Watson-Saulsberry is starting to realize how good he can be, after coming off the bench at Minnehaha Academy his sophomo

Even without big names, Gophers basketball looks to Sizzle for talent

Two standouts the Gophers are recruiting the hardest are leading the Grassroots Sizzle AAU team that's trying to maintain a legacy enhanced by Jalen Suggs and Chet Holmgren.
Gophers
May 24

Gophers men's doubles tennis team advances at NCAAs

Siim Troost and Vlad Lobak advanced to the second round of the NCAA doubles tournament after a 6-1, 6-3, victory over Jim Hendrix and Victor Chaw of Samford in Orlando.
Gophers
May 24
Gophers pitcher Autumn Pease gave up two runs on seven hits in seven innings with seven strikeouts, but the Gophers lost 2-1 to UCLA in the NCAA regio

UCLA ends Gophers softball team's season with 2-1 victory in regional

The Gophers managed only three hits against the 2019 NCAA champion Bruins, who are the No. 2 overall seed in the tournament.
Colleges
May 23
The St. Thomas softball team is returning to the Division III College World Series after beating top-seeded St. Olaf 3-0 for an NCAA regional title in

St. Thomas softball returns to Division III College World Series

Outgoing coach John Tschida is looking to guide the Tommies to a third D-III championship, joining the ones he guided them to in 2004 and '05.