Bemidji State and Northwest Technical College collaborate on renovation

Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College have combined forces for a collaborative renovation project. Students in the NTC construction program are gaining practical experience and course credit for designing and building 123 wood lockers in a major redesign of the BSU football and volleyball programs' locker room.


Leonhardt named D2Football.com All-America Honorable Mention

Bemidji State University junior tight end Brian Leonhardt (Blaine, Minn.) earned his second all-america honor Thursday when he was named D2Football.com All-America Honorable Mention. Earlier this offseason, Leonhardt (second team) and senior safety Brody Scheff (first team) earned Daktronics, Inc. All-America honors. The award for Leonhardt is the 25th All-America laurel at Bemidji State on record.


Shaver named Don Hansen All-Region Third Team

Sophomore nose guard Matthew Shaver (St. Cloud, Minn.) has been announced Don Hansen All-Super Region Three Third Team by the Don Hansen Football Committee today. The award is the first of its kind for Shaver and marks the 15th member of the Bemidji State University football team to be honored by the publication since 2003.


Football doles out 2011 team awards

The Bemidji State University football team has announced its 2011 team awards, honoring the top players for the Beavers this season. The Offensive Player of the Year award went to junior quarterback Lance Rongstad (Eleva, Wis.), the Defensive Player of the Year was senior safety Brody Scheff (Waconia, Minn.), recipient of the Special Teams Player of the Year and Guy Vena Most Inspirational award was senior safety Jake Schmidt (Frederic, Wis.).


Former Beaver Wills signs with IFL’s Green Bay Blizzard

Former Bemidji State University defensive end Rob Wills (2006-10) has signed a contract with Green Bay Blizzard of the Indoor Football League (IFL).


Scheff and Leonhardt earn Daktronics, Inc. All-America Honors

Bemidji State University senior safety Brody Scheff (Waconia, Minn.) has earned Daktronics, Inc. All-America First Team Defense honors today, marking the first BSU football player to earn All-America first team status since Ed Acosta in 1976. Joining Scheff was junior tight end Brian Leonhardt (Blaine, Minn.), as he earned Daktronics All-America Second Team Offense laurels.


Bemidji State lands 24 on 2011 Fall Academic All-NSIC Team

Bemidji State University had 24 student-athletes selected to the 2011 Fall Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team, announced by the league office today.


Scheff, Leonhardt named to Academic All-America Second Team

Bemidji State University football student-athletes senior safety Brody Scheff (Waconia, Minn.) and junior tight end Brian Leonhardt (Blaine, Minn.) were named Capital One Academic All-America Division II Second Team members Dec. 7 for their hard work and dedication in the classroom, as selected by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


Scheff and Leonhardt named Daktronics Super Region #3 First Team

Senior safety Brody Scheff (Waconia, Minn.) and junior tight end Brian Leonhardt (Blaine, Minn.) have been named Daktronics, Inc. Super Region #3 First Team, announced today by the Super Region #3 chair. The Beavers were represented by three student-athletes on the all-region teams as senior center Cory Immerman (Becker, Minn.) was tabbed Daktronics Super Region #3 Second Team Offense.


Thompson and Rongstad named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University athletes Bethany Thompson (Jr., OH, Owatonna, Minn.) and Lance Rongstad (Jr., QB, Eleva, Wis.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Nov. 7-13.


Scheff named NSIC Defensive Player of the Year; 12 earn All-NSIC nods

Senior safety Brody Scheff (Waconia, Minn.) was named Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Defensive Player of the Year as the league office announced its individual award winners and all-conference honorees today. The Beavers were represented by 12 student-athletes, including five All-NSIC First Team members.


Beavers use strong second half to down UMC 31-12

Despite struggling in the first half, the Bemidji State University football team scored 24 second half points to end the regular season with a 31-12 victory at University of Minnesota, Crookston Saturday at Ed Widseth Field. With the win the Beavers post an 8-3 overall record to record their eighth eight-win season in program history and the sixth under head coach Jeff Tesch.


Leonhardt, Scheff named to Academic All-District First-Team

Bemidji State University football student-athletes senior safety Brody Scheff (Waconia, Minn.) and junior tight end Brian Leonhardt (Blaine, Minn.) have been named Capital One All-Academic All-District III College Division First-Team members, selected by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), for their hard work and dedication in the classroom.


Beavers close 2011 regular season at Minnesota, Crookston

The Bemidji State University football team (7-3; 6-3 NSIC, 2-3 NSIC North) closes the 2011 regular season Nov. 12 at Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference-foe University of Minnesota, Crookston at 1 p.m. at Ed Widseth Field. The Beavers are coming off a 19-14 upset of then-No 6 St. Cloud State University Nov. 5. The Golden Eagles (1-9; 0-9 NSIC, 0-5 NSIC North) are coming off their ninth consecutive loss.


Thompson and Scheff garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Shannon Thompson (Jr., G, Rosemount, Minn.) and Brody Scheff (Sr., S, Waconia, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6.


Senior Send-off: There’s safety in being home for Sluzewicz

An injury is typically a set-back for most athletes, but for senior safety Dusty Sluzewicz it was an eye-opening experience. Seven games into his junior season the Homer Glen, Ill. native suffered a knee injury that forced him to miss his first start as a collegiate athlete after starting the previous 29 games.


Scheff earns NSIC Defensive Player of the Week honors

For the second time this season, Bemidji State University senior safety Brody Scheff (Waconia, Minn.) has been named Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Defensive Player of the Week. The announcement came Monday from the league office after his performance in the 19-14 upset victory against No. 6 St. Cloud State University Saturday.


Team effort guides Beavers to 19-14 upset of No. 6 St. Cloud State

A complete team effort guided Bemidji State University to a 19-14 upset victory against No. 6 St. Cloud State University Saturday in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate North battle at Chet Anderson Stadium. The Beavers (7-3, 6-3 NSIC, 2-3 NSIC North) used key plays and made the best of their opportunities in the win, sending 14 senior student-athletes off in style, as the contest served as Senior Day at BSU.


Beavers host No. 6 St. Cloud State on Senior Day

The Bemidji State University football team (6-3; 5-3 NSIC, 1-3 NSIC North) closes the home slate Nov. 5 with a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North battle versus No. 6 St. Cloud State University at 1 p.m. at Chet Anderson Stadium. The game will also mark senior day for 14 senior student-athletes. A presentation for those seniors will take place at halftime.


Kjonaas and Leonhardt garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Abby Kjonaas (Sr., GK, Fargo, N.D.) and Brian Leonhardt (Jr., TE, Blaine, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Oct. 24-30.


Turnovers doom Beavers in 14-0 loss at Northern State

The Bemidji State University offense was stifled for the second consecutive week and Northern State University forced four turnovers Saturday as the Wolves downed the Beavers 14-0 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest in Aberdeen, S.D. The Beavers are now 6-3 overall and 5-3 in NSIC play, while the Wolves improve to 3-6 overall and 2-6 in the NSIC.


Beavers head to Northern State for NSIC North contest

The Bemidji State University football team (6-2; 5-2 NSIC, 1-2 NSIC North) looks to rebound after suffering its second loss of the season Oct. 22 as it hits the road for a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North battle at Northern State University Oct. 29 at 2:30 p.m. at Swisher Field.


Beavers rank No. 10 in NCAA Super Region #3 Rankings

The Bemidji State University football team was placed No. 10 in the first edition of the NCAA Super Region Three Rankings today. Ten teams from each of the four super regions were announced by the NCAA Division II Football Committee. The top six teams from each region advance to the 24-team NCAA Division II Playoffs, set to begin Nov. 19. The last time BSU was among the region’s top 10 was in 2009.


U-Mary stuns No. 20 Bemidji State 49-21

University of Mary dominated play from the opening kickoff and rolled to the 49-21 upset of No. 20 Bemidji State University Saturday in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference football game at Bismarck Bowl. The Beavers fall to 6-2 overall and 5-2 in the NSIC with the loss.


Erickson and Rongstad garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Emily Erickson (Jr., F, Coleraine, Minn.) and Lance Rongstad (Jr., QB, Eleva, Wis.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Oct. 10-16.


Quarterback turned cornerback finds success

When Larry Miller first came to Bemidji State three years ago he was wearing a red jersey in practice, taking snaps as a quarterback. Now he is a starting cornerback for the Beaver ‘Gang Green’ defense, trying to stop the opposing quarterback, a position he had played through high school. The switch hasn’t been easy for Miller, but his transformation to the BSU secondary has been quick, earning the sophomore from Dallas, Texas a spot in the starting 11.


No. 20 Beavers travel to U-Mary for NSIC North Battle

The No. 20 Bemidji State University football team (6-1; 5-1 NSIC, 1-1 NSIC North) hits the road for a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North battle at University of Mary Oct. 22 at 2:30 p.m. at the Bismarck Bowl. The Beavers are 6-1 after a 35-10 home victory against Minnesota State University Moorhead Oct. 22. The Marauders (3-4; 2-4 NSIC, 1-2 NSIC North) are coming off a 41-28 home loss to then-No. 9 University of Minnesota Duluth Oct. 15.


Jake 'Spidey' Schmidt and 'Gang Green' defense featured in Star Tribune

Check out Tuesday's Minneapolis Star Tribune article (linked) by Rachel Blount about Jake 'Spidey' Schmidt, the Bemidji State 'Gang Green' defense that ranks No. 2 nationally in rush defense and No. 3 in scoring defense and the No. 20 Beavers as they look to make the NCAA Division II tournament for the first time in school history.


Beavers back in DIIFootball.com Top 25 Media Poll at No. 25

After being placed outside the DIIFootball.com Top 25 Media Poll for four weeks, the Bemidji State University football team is back in the media ranking at No. 25, released Tuesday. The ranking for BSU is the second of the season by DIIFootball.com after being ranked No. 23 in the Sept. 20 poll.


Bemidji State moves to No. 20 in AFCA Coaches’ Top 25

The Bemidji State University football team jumped three spots to No. 20 in the American Football Coaches’ Association Division II Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Monday. The Beavers are 6-1 for the first time since 2000 after posting a 35-10 home victory against Minnesota State University Moorhead Saturday. BSU was ranked No. 23 in last week’s poll.


Rongstad scores four times, BSU defense holds in 35-10 Beaver victory

After allowing 10 points in the first half, the Bemidji State University defense held Minnesota State University Moorhead off the scoreboard in the second half as the Beavers downed the Dragons 35-10. Junior quarterback Lance Rongstad (Eleva, Wis.) scored four times in the victory, including a career-high three passing touchdowns.


Wheelhouse and Scheff garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Erika Wheelhouse (Jr., D, Crookston, Minn.) and Brody Scheff (Sr., S, Waconia, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Oct. 3-9.


No. 23 Beavers host MSU Moorhead in ‘Battle for the Axe’

The No. 23 Bemidji State University football team (5-1; 4-1 NSIC, 0-1 NSIC North) heads back to Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North play Oct. 15 as Minnesota State University Moorhead comes to town for a 1 p.m. tilt at Chet Anderson Stadium. The game marks the annual ‘Battle for the Axe’, a traveling trophy between the two teams that has been exchanged since 1948.


Scheff named D2Football.com National Defensive Player of the Week

Bemidji State University senior safety Brody Scheff (Waconia, Minn.) was named National Defensive Player of the Week by D2Football.com Tuesday. Scheff earned the award after picking up Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors Monday for his three interceptions in the 20-7 victory against Concordia University, St. Paul Saturday.


Tesch appears on NSIC Spotlight Radio Show

Bemidji State University head football coach Jeff Tesch appeared on the first week of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Spotlight Radio show today to discuss the success of the BSU football team and its upcoming game against Minnesota State University Moorhead.


Scheff named NSIC Defensive Player of the Week

Bemidji State University senior safety Brody Scheff (Waconia, Minn.) was named Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Defensive Player of the Week Monday for his performance in the 20-7 victory against Concordia University, St. Paul Saturday. The award is the first of his career and marks the first time a BSU defensive player has earned the award since 2007.


Bemidji State reappears in AFCA Coaches’ Top 25 at No. 23

After a two week hiatus the Bemidji State University football team is back in the American Football Coaches’ Association Division II Coaches’ Top 25 Poll. The Beavers are 5-1 in 2011 and are ranked No. 23 in Monday’s poll.


Timely turnovers guide Beavers to 20-7 homecoming victory

Six turnovers forced inside its defensive 20 yard line by the Bemidji State University ‘Gang Green’ defense guided the Beavers to a 20-7 homecoming victory Saturday against Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference foe Concordia University, St. Paul.


Sloan and Pulkinen garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Maria Sloan (So., Coleraine, Minn.) and Zach Pulkinen (So., K, Minot, N.D.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2.


Beavers host Golden Bears for annual Homecoming Game

The Bemidji State University football team (4-1; 3-1 NSIC, 0-1 NSIC North) hosts Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference-foe Concordia University, St. Paul in the annual homecoming game Oct. 8 at 1 p.m. The Beavers are 4-1 after a 48-7 road victory at Upper Iowa University Oct. 1. The Golden Bears (2-3; 1-3 NSIC, 0-2 NSIC South) are coming off a 37-13 road loss to Augustana Oct. 1.


Beavers improve to 4-1 with 48-7 victory at Upper Iowa

Junior running back Dustin Kroeplin (Withee, Wis.) took the opening offensive play 65 yards for a touchdown and the Bemidji State University football team never looked back as it improved to 4-1 (3-1 NSIC, 0-1 NSIC North) on the season with a 48-7 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory at Upper Iowa University Saturday.


Barr and Scheff garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Sonja Barr (Fr., GK, Duluth, Minn.) and Brody Scheff (Sr., S, Waconia, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Sept. 19-25.


Beavers travel to Upper Iowa for NSIC contest

The Bemidji State University football team (3-1; 2-1 NSIC, 0-1 NSIC North) looks to rebound from its first loss of the year as it travels to Upper Iowa University for a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North versus South battle at 1 p.m. in Fayette, Iowa at Eb Eischeid Stadium. The Peacocks (2-2; 1-2 NSIC, 0-1 NSIC South) are coming off a 72-31 road loss to Winona State University Sept. 24.


Off-field philosophy breeds on-field success

It took seven games before Jeff Tesch recorded his first win as a collegiate head coach Oct. 19, 1996 and after two seasons he could count his total wins on one hand - four. Since then, Tesch and the Beavers have posted a wining record in 12 of the last 13 seasons and Sept. 10, 2011, celebrated the head coach’s 100th career victory at BSU.


No. 24 Beavers fall short to No. 11 Minnesota Duluth, 26-23

The University of Minnesota Duluth opened a 16-point lead during the first 16 minutes of the second half and the Bemidji State University football team was unable to recover Saturday as the defending national champions gained a 26-23 victory in a battle of the nationally-ranked. BSU falls to 3-1 overall and 2-1 in NSIC play.


Kjonaas and Kroeplin garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Abby Kjonaas (Sr., GK, Fargo, N.D.) and Dustin Kroeplin (Jr., RB, Withee, Wis.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Sept. 12-18.


No. 24 Beavers host No. 11 Minnesota Duluth in NSIC North opener

The No. 24 Bemidji State University football team (3-0; 2-0 NSIC, 0-0 NSIC North) opens Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North play as it hosts No. 11 University of Minnesota Duluth at Chet Anderson Stadium Sept. 24 at 6 p.m.


Rongstad excels on the field, on the court and in the classroom

The age of dual sport athletes at the professional level is dead and even in the NCAA is becoming a rarity. That is what makes junior Lance Rongstad so special. Not just because he plays two sports in college, but what he brings to the table as a starting quarterback and starting guard/forward. Oh yeah, and that ‘student’ part in student-athlete? He does that pretty well too, holding down a 3.6 GPA in biology.


Beavers ranked No. 23 in DIIFootball.com Top 25 Media

The Bemidji State University football team appeared in its second top 25 poll of the week Tuesday as the DIIFootball.com Top 25 Media Poll placed the Beavers No. 23. The ranking marks the first time BSU has been in the poll since the 2007 preseason poll slotted it No. 20 after Bemidji State captured the 2006 conference championship.


Bemidji State cracks AFCA Coaches’ Top 25

For the first time since 2007, the Bemidji State University football team is in the American Football Coaches’ Association Division II Coaches’ Top 25 Poll. The Beavers are 3-0 to start the 2011 season and are ranked No. 24.


Bemidji State runs over Southwest Minnesota State, 41-10

The Bemidji State University football team rushed for 437 yards and six touchdowns Saturday at Chet Anderson Stadium in a 41-10 victory over Southwest Minnesota State University. The Beavers were led by junior running back Dustin Kroeplin (Withee, Wis.) who gained 165 yards and two touchdowns on the ground.


Erickson and Rongstad garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Kirsten Erickson (Sr., F, Coon Rapids, Minn.) and Lance Rongstad (Jr., QB, Eleva Wis.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Sept. 5-11.


Beavers host Southwest Minnesota State in Annual Shrine Game

The Bemidji State University football team (2-0; 1-0 NSIC, 0-0 NSIC North) hosts its first Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game of 2011 as Southwest Minnesota State University visits Chet Anderson Stadium Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. The game will serve as the 15th Annual Shrine Game at Bemidji State. BSU is 9-5 in the annual Shrine Game.


Tesch earns 100th career victory as Beavers upend No. 16 Vikings in OT

Head coach Jeff Tesch earned his 100th career victory at Bemidji State University Saturday as the Beavers knocked-off No. 16 Augustana College 30-27 in overtime at Kirkeby-Over Stadium in Sioux Falls, S.D. Thirty-seven points were scored between the two teams in the fourth quarter and overtime as the squads traded blows all the way to the end when Lance Rongstad found a wide open Brent Kondziolka for a five-yard score in OT.


Beavers begin NSIC season at No. 16 Augustana College

The Bemidji State football team (1-0; 0-0 NSIC, 0-0 NSIC North) begins the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference season at No. 16 Augustana College (S.D.) Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. The Beavers are coming off an Aug. 25 27-0 nonconference victory against Minot State University. The Vikings (0-1; 0-0 NSIC, 0-0 NSIC South) hosted No. 1 and defending national champion University of Minnesota Duluth Sept. 3 and fell by the score of 20-12.


Thompson and Scheff garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Bethany Thompson (Jr., OH, Owatonna, Minn.) and Brody Scheff (Sr., S, Waconia, Minn.) have been named as the inaugural Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week for the 2011-12 athletic season after recording outstanding athletic performances to open their respective seasons.


Beavers open 2011 campaign with 27-0 shutout victory

The Bemidji State University football team's 'Gang Green" defense held Minot State University to just 188 total yards, while forcing seven turnovers in a 24-0 victory in front of the largest crowd in Chet Anderson Stadium history Thursday. BSU now owns a 12-1 all-time record versus MSU in the annual 'Beaver Bash.'


13th annual “Beaver Bash’ opens 2011 slate

The Bemidji State University football team (0-0; 0-0 NSIC, 0-0 NSIC North) opens the lid on the 2011 season with Minot State University at Chet Anderson Stadium Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. for the 13th Annual Beaver Bash after posting 7-4 overall and 6-4 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference records in 2010.


2011 Football Media Guide now online

Despite losing key leaders on both offense and defense, the Bemidji State football team is confident about the upcoming season due to the amount of chemistry on the 2011 roster. The Beavers welcome back 16 starters from last season’s roster and nine all-conference performers, but more important than returning all-conference players is how well this team gets along.


Bemidji State slated eighth in NSIC Preseason Coaches’ Poll

The Bemidji State University football team was slated eighth (95 points) in the 2011 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced today by league officials. In addition, BSU junior tight end Brian Leonhardt (Blaine, Minn.) and senior safety Brody Scheff (Waconia, Minn.) were recognized as preseason players to watch.


Day 7 of Camp: First Two-A-Day Practice

The Beaver football team hit the field today for their first round of two-a-day practices. The student-athletes got a break from the normal August heat as temperatures stayed in the high 60s-low 70s, the sun peaked in and out of the clouds and winds were steady.


Day 2 of Camp: Testing

The Bemidji State football team conducted testing today for the upcoming season to see what the student-athletes did and didn't do over the summer. The squad also hit the field for the first time for the annual Beaver Run and a short practice with helmets only. The Beavers will have their first full practice tomorrow afternoon.


Day 1 of Camp: Check-In

More than 100 Bemidji State football student-athletes reported to camp today to officially kick-off the 2011 season. Players got all their forms in line, got their equipment and said hello to some new and old faces throughout the afternoon.


Countdown to Camp: Brian Leonhardt

More than 100 student-athletes will report for football camp tomorrow. In anticipation for the fall season to officially begin we sat down with the five seniors and conducted a Countdown to Camp. Our final installment of the series is junior tight end Brian Leonhardt.


Countdown to Camp: Lance Rongstad

It's now just days away from student-athletes reporting to campus for football camp, Aug. 3. In anticipation for the fall season to officially begin let's talk to the five seniors and continue the Countdown to Camp. The fourth captain in the series is junior quarterback Lance Rongstad.


Countdown to Camp: Jake Schmidt

Student-athletes will be reporting back to campus for football check-in Aug. 3. In anticipation for the fall season to officially begin let's talk to the five seniors and start the Countdown to Camp. The third captain in the series is senior safety Jake Schmidt.


Countdown to Camp: Brody Scheff

Now less than a week from student-athletes reporting back to campus for football check-in Aug. 3. In anticipation for the fall season to officially begin let's talk to the five seniors and start the Countdown to Camp. The second captain in the series is senior safety Brody Scheff.


Countdown to Camp: Jordan Anderson

It's one week from student-athletes reporting back to campus for football check-in. In anticipation for the fall season to officially begin let's talk to the five seniors and start the Countdown to Camp. The first captain is senior offensive lineman Jordan Anderson.


Captains announced for 2011 season

Bemidji State football has announced its captains for the 2011 season: senior offensive lineman Jordan Anderson (Newfolden, Minn.), junior tight end Brian Leonhardt (Blaine, Minn.), junior quarterback Lance Rongstad (Eleva, Wis.), senior safety Brody Scheff (Waconia, Minn.) and senior safety Jake Schmidt (Frederic, Wis.).


Immerman and Leonhardt named Preseason All-America

Bemidji State University center Cory Immerman (Sr., Becker, Minn.) and tight end Brian Leonhardt (Jr., Blaine, Minn.) have been named to the Consensus Draft Services 2011 Preseason All-America Honorable Mention Football Team. The announcement came from organization officials June 20.


Offense (Wicked White) prevails in annual Green/White spring game

Junior quarterback Lance Rongstad (Eleva, Wis.) threw for 113 yards and two touchdowns and junior running back Dustin Kroeplin (Withee, Wis.) recorded a touchdown through the air and on the ground as the Wicked White defeated the Gang Green defense 35-24 in the annual Bemidji State football Green/White spring game Thursday at Chet Anderson Stadium.


Green/White spring football game set for April 21

The Bemidji State University football team will close its spring practice Thursday, April 21 with its annual Green/White football game at Chet Andrson Stadium, beginning at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, giving fans a glimpse of what to expect from the Beavers in 2011.


Duff and Rongstad tabbed Scholar Athletes by the NSIC

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) today announced Bemidji State University’s Brianna Duff (Sr., Ramsey, Minn.) and Lance Rongstad (Jr., Eleva, WIs.) to its list of 2012 Honor Student-Athlete and scholarship award winners.


Beaver football youth camp set for April 21

The Bemidji State University football team will host its annual Youth Football Camp Thursday, April 21 at Chet Anderson Stadium for all kids currently in grades K-6. Camp registration opens at 4 p.m. and the cost is $15 per participant.


Football Spring Ball begins

With temperatures in the mid-40s and the sun shinning, the Bemidji State football team stepped onto the practice fields for the first time in four months to begin Spring Ball. The team will practice 15 times in the next three weeks, wrapping up with its annual Green and White Spring Game on April 21 at 7 p.m. at Chet Anderson Stadium.




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