Few people realize that not only did women athletes cheerleading at sporting events originate right here in Minnesota, but several African American women made history here by breaking the cheerleading color barrier. Prior to 1923, cheerleading had been an exclusively White male activity. That year, the University of Minnesota (U of M) became the first […]
Two important, high profile trials will soon take place in Minneapolis regarding Mohamed Noor and Terrance Franklin.
Women’s hockey dominated this reporter’s attention last weekend. Minnesota (31-5-1) defeated Princeton 5-2 last Saturday at Ridder Arena to advance to the program’s 14th Frozen Four appearance. The Gophers will play Cornell in the first of two semifinals Friday at Hamden, Conn.
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