Skip to main content

Gophers agree to new date for 2012 football opener

The University of Minnesota will now play the University of Nevada-Las Vegas two days earlier than originally scheduled. UNLV made the request to move the game from Saturday, September 1 to Thursday, August 30. Kickoff time at Sam Boyd Stadium is still being determined.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

The University of Minnesota will now play the University of Nevada-Las Vegas two days earlier than originally scheduled. UNLV made the request to move the game from Saturday, September 1 to Thursday, August 30. Kickoff time at Sam Boyd Stadium is still being determined.

Next Up

Richfield High School

New threat prompts closure of Richfield secondary schools

The new threat comes after a shooting outside the Richfield High School football game Friday night.

Screen Shot 2022-09-25 at 6.09.38 PM

Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg to headline Duluth rally

The rally will take place at Leif Erikson Park on Oct. 1.

Screen Shot 2022-09-26 at 6.09.43 AM

Stella's Fish Cafe closes temporarily to investigate viral rodent video

The Uptown restaurant said it was closing temporarily so it could investigate the claims.

Governor Tim Walz

Walz, judge in dispute over Feeding Our Future case

A Ramsey County judge disputed Walz's claims that the Minnesota Department of Education was ordered by the court to resume payments to Feeding Our Future.

ambulance

2 dead, 1 with life-threatening injuries in Hwy. 7 crash

Both drivers were not wearing their seatbelt, according to the State Patrol.

Screen Shot 2022-09-25 at 11.50.33 AM

15-year-old Richfield football game shooting suspect arrested

A 16-year-old accused of instigating the altercation is also in custody.

Police tape

3 arrested after homicide, burglary in Inver Grove Heights

Charges of first-degree murder and first-degree burglary are pending.

fire, firefighter

Woman dies after becoming trapped in Waseca house fire

Police tried to enter the home but heavy smoke prevented them from getting inside.

ambulance

1 dead, 2 with life-threatening injuries in Minnesota crash

The crash happened just after 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Image (1)

School bus carrying students plunges into river southwest of Fargo

None of the kids suffered life-threatening injuries, though some were taken to area hospitals.

Related

UNLV wants to change the date of 2012 opener against the Gophers

The Golden Gophers football team is scheduled to open the 2012 season on the road against Nevada-Las Vegas on September 1. However, UNLV's athletic department wants to move the game to Thursday, August 31 to avoid the busy Labor Day weekend.

Gophers' football season opens with a 10 p.m. CT kickoff at UNLV

The Golden Gophers football team will open the 2012 season with a 10:00 p.m. CT kickoff in Las Vegas against UNLV. It's a late start, but temperatures in the Vegas in late August usually push the 100 degree envelope. Minnesota's Big Ten opener is an 11:00 a.m. CT kickoff in Iowa against the Hawkeyes.

Gophers outlast UNLV 30-27 in triple overtime

It wasn't easy but the Golden Gophers opened the 2012 football season with a 30-27 win over UNLV in triple overtime in Las Vegas. Jordan Wettstein kicked a 32-yard field goal for the win. The triple overtime thriller gave Minnesota it's first road win with Jerry Kill as head coach.

Gophers football spring practices will be open to the public

Golden Gopher spring football practices begin March 22 and run through April 21. The team will meet three times a week for five weeks, totaling 15 practices. The sessions will be open to the public.

Gophers' Gray gets mixed reviews

MarQueis came up clutch in overtime to help the Gophers defeat UNLV in the season opener Thursday night in Las Vegas, but not all of his critics are giving him praise.