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Joey King continues basketball career overseas

Former Gophers forward Joey King took his talents overseas last year, where he played with a Finnish professional basketball team. Next season, King is overseas again, this time with a team in Belgium. “As of now, I’ve got a contract over there,” King said.

After historic season, head softball coach leaves for Stanford

Head softball coach Jessica Allister is leaving the Gophers' program, athletics director Mark Coyle announced Tuesday. She will be heading to Stanford, her alma mater, to head the softball program. The Gophers' softball team reached a new level of success this year under Allister.

At Da Beauty League, Gophers players compete with NHL talent

It’s a big Gophers hockey family reunion every Wednesday night at Braemar Arena in Edina, Minnesota. Gophers from every era can be found at the arena playing, coaching and watching hockey. “There’s a bunch of college guys out here, a lot of pro guys,” said Gophers player Tyler Nanne. “You can’t even pay to see those guys sometimes during the NHL season, so to see them here, locally, is pretty nice and convenient.”

Former Gophers softball pitcher continues career

Though her time with the Gophers is up, Sara Groenewegen is far from finished with fastpitch softball. In the 2017 National Pro Fastpitch draft, Groenewegen was selected second overall by the Akron Racers.

Gophers senior breaks 17-year record in U.S. Nationals for men's swim and dive

Senior Conner McHugh represented the Gophers at the U.S. Nationals by breaking a program record that stood for nearly a decade. McHugh broke a 17-year-old course record in the 200-meter breaststroke. After the record-breaking time, he went to the finals, where he broke that same record with a 2:12.47. His 2:12.47 helped him win the B Finals.

UMN alumna joins Vikings operations team

The NFL has 14 women currently working in football operations for teams across the league. Kelly Kleine is one of those women. Kleine — a 2013 graduate of the University of Minnesota — was promoted to college scouting coordinator of the Minnesota Vikings earlier this month. “Watching how she interacted with everybody in the football side of it, you knew she had an opportunity to continue to grow,” said general manager Rick Spielman.