Saturday, September 12, 2009

The Golden Gophers' Home Opener

Oh, to be a 21 year old U of M student today: it's a day long party in the whole neighborhood around TCF Stadium.

My dad and I went to the Golden Gophers' first game in their new on-campus stadium. We at at Stub and Herb's beforehand, then got to enjoy a beautiful stadium with an energized crowd. Bud Grant was even there (he got a loud cheer: is there a more revered figure in Minnesota sports?). When night settled in, and we were watching a college football game outdoors under the lights, life was good.

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