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The Mardi Gras Homecoming button from 1941.

Homecoming football trivia

As the University of Minnesota celebrates its 102nd homecoming, here is some homecoming-related football trivia.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/homecoming-football-trivia
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/22/2020
A young boy poses with Goldy Gopher at the HopeDay Festival.

Gophers host HopeDay Festival

The University of Minnesota held the 10th annual HopeDay Festival for kids recently at TCF Bank Stadium. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/gophers-host-hopeday-festival
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/22/2020
Ben Blankenship runs in a race.

Gophers going for gold

Seven former Gopher athletes will be heading to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, with four competing for Team USA. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/gophers-going-gold
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/22/2020
Ben Blankenship running in a race

Blankenship joins Mead on U.S. Olympic team

Two Gopher track and field alums are heading to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as a part of Team USA.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/blankenship-joins-mead-us-olympic-team
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/22/2020
An M flag waving

Gophers finish 18th in Directors’ Cup standings

Minnesota finished 18th nationally and third in the Big Ten in the final 2015-16 standings for the Learfield Directors' Cup.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/gophers-finish-18th-directors-cup-standings
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/22/2020
Rachel Banham

Banham named Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year

The record-setting former Gopher Rachel Banham has been named the Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/banham-named-big-ten-female-athlete-year
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/22/2020
Mark Coyle sits amongst Gopher fans in Perham, Minnesota.

A maroon-and-gold road trip

Gopher coaches and new AD Mark Coyle hit the road for the first of two trips to various communities around the state.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/maroon-and-gold-road-trip
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/22/2020
Gopher baseball players celebrate at Siebert Field, complete with their Big Ten championship trophy.

Baseball team captures Big Ten title

The Golden Gopher baseball team claimed its first Big Ten title since 2010 following a dramatic 4-3 win over Ohio State.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/baseball-team-captures-big-ten-title
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/22/2020
A Gophers cheer squad members runs with a giant M flag around TCF Bank Stadium.

Gophers Top Big Ten in Latest APR Awards

Fourteen Golden Gopher sports programs have been honored with Academic Progress Rates (APR) Public Recognition Awards, tops both in the Big Ten and among public institutions.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/gophers-top-big-ten-latest-apr-awards
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
02/10/2020

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