T-Shirt Sold to Support Oakes Family; Silent Auction Set for Saturday Nov. 10
Todd Oakes tips his cap to the LSU fans as he leaves the game in 2009
Todd Oakes tips his cap to the LSU fans as he leaves the game in 2009

Aug. 22, 2012

Purchase t-shirts online

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.




Around the Bases with Matt Fiedler


Junior Matt Fiedler has been all over the diamond early in his Gophers career.

Around the Bases with Jeff Fasching


Jeff Fasching, a sophomore pitcher, tossed eight innings of relief for the Gophers last season.

Around the Bases with Luke Pettersen


After a successful first season with the Gophers, Luke Pettersen enters his sophomore season on campus.

Proud Sponsors Of Gopher Athletics