Emily Nicole Polglaze


Women upset Ohio State, men fall at Illinois

The Minnesota women’s gymnastics team got a warm welcome back to the Sports Pavilion Saturday. After two weekends on the road, The Gophers upset the No. 21 Ohio State Buckeyes 196.800-196.450 on their home floor Saturday to add another victory to a now-three-win streak. “This is huge for our team,” said head coach Jenny Hansen.

Grace, guts, gild: An inside look at the lasting success of the U's dance team

Gathered at the center of a basketball court in the Bierman Field Athletic Building, the University of Minnesota’s dance team prepares to enter its seventh hour of practice. At 8 p.m. in early January, the building is otherwise silent. The women face each other, eyes shut, visualizing a first place win at college nationals.

Gophers wrap up season with honors

Six University of Minnesota athletes came away from the NCAA Outdoor Championships with All-American honors after only one athlete earned the distinction last year.