School Songs

The Pride of Minnesota performs a number of Minnesota-specific songs and arrangements throughout the year. Listen to the sounds of the Minnesota Marching Band below and on our Soundcloud, and explore the history of our school pride.

The Minnesota Rouser

By Floyd M. Hutsell, Arranged by "Red" McLeod/Frank Bencriscutto

Minnesota, Hats off to thee!
To thy colors, true we shall ever be,
Firm and strong, united are we.
Rah! Rah! Rah! for Ski-U-Mah,
Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah for the U of M.
[Repeat]
M - I - N - N - E - S - O - T - A!
Minnesota! Minnesota! Yeaaaaaaah Gophers!

Learn more about the history of the Minnesota Rouser.

Minnesota March

By John Philip Sousa, Arranged by Frank Bencriscutto, Words by Michael Jalma

RAH! RAH! SKI-U-MAH! RAH! RAH! RAH!
March on, march on to victory!
Loyal sons of the varsity.
Fight on, fight on for Minnesota
For the glory of the old maroon and gold.
March on, march on to win the game,
DOWN THE FIELD, fighting every play.
We're with you, team, fighting team,
Hear our song, we cheer along
To help you win a victory!

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Go Gopher Victory

By Addison Douglas, Arranged by James "Red" McLeod

Go! Gopher victory!
Minnesota, Go! Go!
Gopher victory!
Hit them hard and low!
RAH! RAH! RAH!
Go! Gopher Victory.
We can always win.
RAH! RAH! RAH!
SKI-U-MAH!
HURRAH! MINNESOTA! HURRAH!
We will Fight! Fight! Win! Fight!
Come on Minnesota! Let's go!

Our Minnesota

By Marion Bassett, Arranged by "Red" McLeod/Frank Bencriscutto

On, you Gophers!
You fighting Gophers!
Break that line and win this game!
Fight it thru, men, win the Big Ten,
Make them sorry that they came!
For the glory, of Minnesota!
For the honor that's her due!
For Maroon and Gold, be warriors bold!
For Dear Old "U"!

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Minnesota Fight

By Truman E. Rickard, Arranged by "Red" McLeod/Frank Bencriscutto

Minnesota! Come on!
Let's go! It's a loyal crowd that's here;
With a Sis-Boom-Bah and a Ski-U-Mah
For the varsity we cheer!
RAH! RAH! The old fight gang!
On your marks—
Slam! Bang! Hit 'em hard and hit 'em low!
So Fight! Minnesota, Fight Minnesota!
Come on! Let's go!

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Hail! Minnesota

By Truman E. Rickard, Arranged by Frank Bencriscutto, Words by Arthur Upson

Minnesota, Hail to thee!
Hail to thee, our college dear! thy light shall ever be
A beacon bright and clear
Thy sons and daughters true
Will proclaim thee near and far.
They will guard thy fame, and adore thy name;
Thou shalt be their Northern Star!

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Cadences and Cheers

  • Cadences 1 - 7A
  • G
  • M
  • Boogie
  • Count
  • Funk G
  • Post Nasal Drip
  • Chicken Scratch Gumbo
  • Goldy's Groove
  • S
  • Fight Hard
  • Ski-U-Mah
  • Bossa Nova
  • Halt