Aug. 22, 2012
On June 14th, Golden Gopher baseball pitching coach Todd Oakes went into the hospital and was later diagnosed with acute leukemia. As Oakes continues to fight this battle, members of Jordan Elementary School have designed t-shirts to show support.
The t-shirt holds a special statement on the back "Never Give Up...Never Give In TO". T-shirts are $10, while shipping is also $10 or can be picked up in Along with the t-shirt sales going directly to the Oakes family, a benefit/silent auction has also been added for Saturday, Nov. 10 in Jordan, Minn., at Ridges of Sand Creek Golf Course.
T.O. has provided a CaringBridge site that has over 26,000 visits since it was established in June.
Minor League Roundup: Aug. 24
Catch up with how Gopher alum are doing in the minor leagues. Matt Fielder was named to the 2016 Appalachian League All-Star Team.
Gophers to Visit Minnesota State Fair
Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the 2016 Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.
Summer League Wrap Up
While the minor league season is still in process the collegiate summer leagues have com to an end.