Change of Plans

David Backes had a plan for his future when he came to Minnesota State Mankato in the fall of 2003—and it didn’t include hockey. “I was going to get a degree in engineering, go to law school and … [Read more...]

And the Band Played On

There is no one happier to witness the revival of the Minnesota State Mankato marching band than Clayton Tiede. “A marching band is part of the fabric of university life,” says Tiede, who was the … [Read more...]

Going for the Goal

There comes a time when a hockey player, skating with the puck through the neutral zone, has to make a difficult decision: Should he fire the puck into the corner and battle to get it back? Should he … [Read more...]

Twice the Memories

What they were witnessing was 32 years and 2,500 miles from the topic of discussion. But for Greg Odegaard and Randy Johnson, it had to seem much closer than that. It’s not that it would be unusual … [Read more...]

Record Season Comes to a Close

The Minnesota State Mankato baseball team lost its bid for a national championship in a 6-5 loss to Delta State on Friday, June 1, but the Maverick's amazing run this season proved historic … [Read more...]

Mavericks Battle for DII College World Series Title

Three consecutive wins at the NCAA Division II College World Series have kept  the Minnesota State Mankato Mavericks alive in the hunt for a national championship. The Mavericks play again today—June … [Read more...]