Minnesota Fight

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"Minnesota Fight" is one of several school songs of the University of Minnesota. Responding to a 1925 contest to find an additional fight song for the school, University graduate Truman E. Rickard entered a piece entitled "Minnesota! Let's Go!". Rickard shared the contest's hundred-dollar prize with another entry, Marion Bassett's "Our Minnesota". Rickard's fight song can still be heard at Minnesota Golden Gopher athletic events, but is now known as "Minnesota Fight".


  • University of Minnesota Band Alumni Society (1992). Minnesota, Hats Off To Thee. Taylor Publishing Company. pp. 210–211. ISBN 0-9629747-0-6. 
  • "Our Minnesota & Minnesota Fight". Regents of the University of Minnesota. 2005-05-05. Retrieved 2006-09-09. 

External links[edit]

  • Minnesota Fight as performed by the University of Minnesota Marching Band
  • "Lyrics". Minnesota Fight. Regents of the University of Minnesota. 2005-05-14. Archived from the original on 2006-09-07. Retrieved 2006-09-09.