Krause selected as NSIC’s 2017 Glen Galligan Award winner

Jake Krause of Bemidji State University was selected by the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference football coaches as the 2017 NSIC Glen Galligan Award recipient. The award is given to a student-athlete who participates at his institution for four years and is academically superior while making a positive contribution to the institution.


Beaver Football sets new record with 18 selections to All-NSIC team

The Bemidji State University football team tied a program record with 17 selections to the 2017 All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, which was released Wednesday. The Beavers totaled seven student-athletes on the All-NSIC First Team, six on the All-NSIC Second Team and five on the All-NSIC Honorable Mention team.


Battle Axe comes home to Bemidji State after 45-14 win versus MSU Moorhead

Bemidji State University closed out its regular season with a 45-14 win over Minnesota State University Moorhead to bring the Battle Axe back to Bemidji, Minn. Senior quarterback Jordan Hein threw three touchdown passes and caught one while the Beavers (8-3, 6-1 North) “Gang Green” defense totaled 10 sacks on the day.


Battle for the Axe signifies end of regular season for Beaver Football

The Bemidji State University football program finishes the 2017 regular season with the 84th meeting all-time against Minnesota State University Moorhead. The Beavers and Dragons play for the “Battle Axe” rivalry at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 at SCHEELS Field at Nemzek Stadium in Moorhead, Minn.


Beavers persevere to take down Huskies on Senior Day

Bemidji State University relied on its defense and running game to come back from an early deficit Saturday to take down St. Cloud State University during Senior Day, 17-10, at Chet Anderson Stadium. Senior quarterback Jordan Hein totaled 111 rushing yards to lead the offense while senior linebacker Trysten Ross totaled two turnovers in the win.


Beavers close home schedule Saturday against Huskies

Bemidji State University football closes out its home schedule Saturday, Nov. 4 with a rivalry game against St. Cloud State University. The Beavers and Huskies play the 61st game all-time in the series from Chet Anderson Stadium with kickoff scheduled for 1 p.m.


Beavers' offense frozen in loss to Minnesota Duluth

Bemidji State University managed just 50 yards of total offense and committed four turnovers in a 17-0 loss to Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Northern Division foe University of Minnesota Duluth Thursday at Chet Anderson Stadium.


The battle against cancer that turned Jake Krause into a new man

Senior guard Jake Krause is wrapping up his final season with the Bemidji State University football program as a crucial member of the offensive line. What came in October of his redshirt freshman season could have stopped not only a 30-game starting streak for the Beavers before it even began, but everything for Krause entirely.


Beavers, Bulldogs face off in prime time Thrusday at The Chet

The Bemidji State University football program meets University of Minnesota Duluth in another battle for the top spot in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division Thursday, Oct. 26 at Chet Anderson Stadium in Bemidji, Minn. The Beavers and Bulldogs are both on five-game winning streaks with the winner taking top claim of the North Division with two games left in the 2017 season.


Lackowski tops 180 rushing yards in Bemidji State’s 44-17 win at Northern State

Bemidji State University saw a receiver and running back help push the team’s winning streak to five games after a 44-17 win at Northern State University Saturday at Swisher Field in Aberdeen, S.D. Junior running back Andrew Lackowski set a career high for the third straight week with 184 rushing yards while sophomore wide receiver Jacob Anderson caught two touchdown passes to get the Beavers (6-2, 4-0 NSIC North) past the Wovles (3-5, 1-3 NSIC North) for the third consecutive time in the series.


Beavers close out two-game road trip at Wolves in Aberdeen, S.D.

The Bemidji State University football program wraps up a two-week road trip Saturday, Oct. 21 with a 2:30 p.m. game at Northern State University. The Beavers (5-2, 3-0 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North) and Wolves (3-4, 2-1 NSIC North) head into the final half of the season from Swisher Field in Aberdeen, S.D.


Second half shutout secures 40-14 win for BSU Football at Minot State

The rushing attack of Bemidji State University continued to shine in a 40-14 win against Minot State University Saturday at Herb Parker Stadium in Minot, N.D. BSU’s (5-2, 3-0 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North) “Gang Green” defense helped secure the team’s fourth win in a row with a second half shutout against MiSU (1-6, 1-2 NSIC North).


Bemidji State travels across Highway 2 to face Minot State Saturday

The 19th all-time game of the Beaver Bash pits Bemidji State University against Minot State University Saturday, Oct. 14 at Herb Parker Stadium in Minot, N.D. The Beavers of BSU (4-2, 2-0 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North) are going for a four-game winning streak with a 1 p.m. kick-off against the Beavers of MiSU (1-5, 1-1 NSIC North).


Ground game rushes Beavers to 45-19 win over Marauders

The running back duo of senior Tahi Nomane and junior Andrew Lackowski helped Bemidji State University rush to a 45-19 Saturday afternoon over University of Mary at Chet Anderson Stadium. Lackowski led the Beavers (4-2, 2-0 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North) with a career-high 163 rushing yards and three total touchdowns while Nomane added 100 rushing yards to power the win over the Marauders (0-6, 0-2 NSIC North).


Beaver Football rolls heading into NSIC North matchup versus Marauders

The Bemidji State University football program is clicking on all cylinders heading into the second game of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division schedule Saturday, Oct. 7 against University of Mary in Bemidji, Minn. The Beavers are looking for their fourth straight win against the Marauders with kickoff scheduled for 1 p.m. from Chet Anderson Stadium.


First Beaver Football shutout since 2012 helps take Hubcap trophy, 56-0

For the first time in the Hubcap Rivalry, Bemidji State University came away with a shutout win against University of Minnesota Crookston, 56-0. The Beavers (3-2, 1-0 Northern Sun intercollegiate Conference North) outgained the Golden Eagles (0-5, 0-1 NSIC North), 512-104, while scoring on two defensive plays to open the NSIC North schedule.


Beavers open NSIC North schedule with Hubcap Rivalry at Golden Eagles

The 14th game of the Hubcap Rivalry between Bemidji State University and University of Minnesota Crookston kicks off Saturday, Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. from Ed Widseth Field in Crookston, Minn. The Beavers (2-2, 0-0 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North) looks to extend a 12-1 record during the trophy series and 22-2 record overall since the two programs first met in 1927.


Beavers take lake jump for 8th straight year in 40-22 win over Mustangs

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Chet Anderson Stadium) -- For the eighth consecutive year, the Bemidji State University football program took a dip in Lake Bemidji following its 40-22 Homecoming win Saturday against Southwest Minnesota State University at Chet Anderson Stadium. Another defensive touchdown sparked the Beavers' (2-2) fifth straight home game with at least 40 points.


Mustangs enter Chet Anderson Stadium for Homecoming versus Beaver Football

Week Four of the 2017 season concludes the interdivisional matchups in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference as Bemidji State University hosts Southwest Minnesota State University for Homecoming. The Beavers and Mustangs begin the 45th all-time meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 from Chet Anderson Stadium.


Aanerud named NSIC Special Teams Player of the Week

Bemidji State University football’s junior kicker/punter Isaac Aanerud took home his second career Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Special Teams Player of the Week award after going perfect on five kicks Saturday, Sept. 16 against Augustana University.


Late touchdown, field goals not enough in 30-27 overtime loss at Vikings

The Bemidji State University football team took Augustana University to overtime Saturday in Sioux Falls, S.D., but could not come away with a victory during a 30-27 loss at Kirkeby-Over Stadium. Junior kicker Isaac Aanerud hit a 38-yard field goal to force the extra period for the Beavers (1-2, 0-0 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North) against the Vikings (2-1, 0-0 NSIC South).


Bemidji State, Augustana meet for interdivisional showdown in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Bemidji State University heads south to face Augustana University in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference interdivisional matchup at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. The Beavers (1-1) come off their largest home-opening win since 1995 to face the Vikings (1-1) who fell in their home- and season-opener two weeks ago.


Big plays propel Beavers to 54-17 victory over Concordia-St. Paul

The Bemidji State University football team piled up 558 yards of total offense, including 316 on the ground, en route to a 54-17 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory over Concordia University-St. Paul, Saturday at Chet Anderson Stadium.


Beaver Football opens home slate versus Golden Bears Saturday

Bemidji State University begins its 2017 home schedule Saturday as Concordia University-St. Paul enters Chet Anderson Stadium. The Beavers (0-1, 0-0 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North) looks to bounce back from a season-opening loss while slowing the momentum of the Golden Bears (1-0, 0-0 NSIC South) after a 24-0 win to begin 2017.


Field position, early penalties cost Beaver Football in 30-20 season-opening loss

Poor field position and early penalties put the Bemidji State University football team in an early hole to Winona State University during its 30-20 season-opening loss in Winona, Minn. BSU’s best field position of the night came from their own 38-yardline as the offense and defense both finished with one touchdown, the latter coming on a pick-six early in the second half.


Schindler named Preseason All-American, BSU ranked No. 17 by D2Football.com

The Bemidji State University football program earned its highest-ever ranking as the 2017 D2Football.com Preseason Top 25 Media Poll was released Monday. The Beavers come in at No. 17 and landed senior right tackle Brandon Schindler on the D2Football.com Preseason All-American Second Team.


No. 25 Beavers open 2017 slate Thursday at Warriors

Bemidji State University and Winona State University kick off the 2017 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference football schedule at 6 p.m. Thursday, August 31 at Warrior Stadium in Winona, Minn. The Beavers enter the season with high expectations after winning their first postseason title in the 2016 Mineral Water Bowl.


Bemidji State No. 25 in initial AFCA Division II Coaches' Poll

The preseason excitement continues for Bemidji State University football as the program was selected 25th in the 2017 American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Preseason Division II Coaches’ Poll. This season will be the first time since 2007 that the Beavers enter the season with a ranking in the AFCA preseason poll.


BSU Football to begin fall practices Thursday at Chet Anderson Stadium

Bemidji State University head football coach Brent Bolte and the Beavers football team begin fall practices at 2:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10 at Chet Anderson Stadium. All members of the football squad report for check-in Wednesday ahead of Thursday’s season-opening practice.


Beaver Football chosen third overall in NSIC Preseason Coaches' Poll

Bemidji State University football was selected by the league’s coaches third overall and second in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division in the NSIC Preseason Coaches’ Poll. Senior quarterback Jordan Hein was named the NSIC North Division Co-Offensive Player of the Year and junior cornerback Gunner Olszewski was selected as the NSIC North Division Defensive Player of the Year.


Bolte selected to lead Bemidji State Football program

Seven months removed from leading Bemidji State to a 9-3 overall record and to its first postseason victory as Interim Head Coach, Director of Athletics Tracy Dill today announced that Brent Bolte has been named Head Coach of the Beaver Football program.


Senske and Wunrow selected for Butch Raymond Scholarship

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference has announced 28 recipients of the fourth annual Butch Raymond Scholarship, which included Sierra Senske of the Bemidji State University women’s basketball team and Eric Wunrow, a Beaver Football player. A total of $240,000 in scholarships, sponsored by Sanford Health, is divided among selected recipients from each of the NSIC’s 16 member institutions.


Vikings invite Gena Adams of Beaver Football to three-day tryout

Bemidji State University football senior running back Gena Adams received an offer to participate in a three-day tryout for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League today. The invitation is to participate with drafted, undrafted and other tryout participants Friday, May 5 through Sunday, May 7 at the Vikings practice facility in Eagan, Minn.


Yost and Bitzer named Bemidji State’s Student-Athletes of the Year

Bemidji State University volleyball and softball standout Jessica Yost and Michael Bitzer, of the men’s hockey team, were named 2016-17 Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year to headline the 2017 Beaver Nation Celebration athletic appreciation banquet Thursday at the BSU Gymnasium.


Bemidji State’s Stram and Adams honored by NSIC

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference has announced Bemidji State University’s Sarah Stram and Gena Adams to its list of 2017 Honor Student-Athlete and scholarship award winners.


Bemidji State to be featured three times in NSIC/MidcoSN expanded TV coverage agreement

The 2016 Mineral Water Bowl Champion Bemidji State University football team will be featured in three regionally televised games in 2017. The NSIC and Midcontinent Communications have announced an agreement to televise 20 NSIC football contests on MidcoSN.


Defensive stops and turnovers gives Green 20-15 edge in spring game

The defense held strong Saturday afternoon during the annual Bemidji State University football Green and White spring game to pull out a 20-15 win for the green team. Defensive back John Vogeler picked off one pass to give the defense six points while quarterback Emmett Enright drove the white team down the field in the second quarter for its only touchdown.


Green & White spring game to kick off Saturday from Chet Anderson Stadium

Four weeks of work from the Bemidji State University football program culminates with the annual Green and White spring game at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 15 at Chet Anderson Stadium. The inter-squad scrimmage will be the final practice held by the Beavers during the 2017 spring season


Adams, Elbe and Hein selected to 2017 NFF Hampshire Honor Society

Three members of the Bemidji State University football team were listed as members of the 2017 National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society Wednesday by the NFF & College Hall of Fame. Seniors Gena Adams, Mitchell Elbe and Jesse Hein were named to the list that is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers.


Summer camps schedule announced for Bemidji State football

The Bemidji State University football team released its 2017 summer camp schedule, including a youth clinic, one team camp and three individual camps, now open for registration.


Beavers Football begins spring practice March 22

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Off-season preparations begin for the Bemidji State University football team March 22 with spring practices at Chet Anderson Stadium. The Beavers will participate in 15 days of practice with the annual Green and White spring game scheduled for Saturday, April 15 at 1 p.m.


Bemidji State football releases 2017 schedule

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University football team and interim head coach Brent Bolte announced the 2017 schedule Wednesday, which includes five home dates and 11 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contests.


Eight individuals; team to be inducted into Bemidji State Athletic Hall of Fame

Bemidji State will induct Lora (Weiers) Angileno, John Backes, Bob Eckert and Malachy McCarthy into its Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday as part of the university’s Alumni B-Club/Athletic Hall of Fame Weekend. In addition, Charlie Scanlon will receive the Alumni Coaching Achievement Award, Donna Palivec will be inducted into the BSU Coaches Hall of Fame and Cindy Holter and Willie Stittsworth will be recognized with the 2017 John S. Glas Honorary Letter Award.


Beaver Football adds 27 on 2017 National Signing Day

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University announced its newest crop of recruits Wednesday during the NCAA’s National Singing Day, including 27 new additions for the 2017 season. Interim head coach Brent Bolte announced the list that includes 14 offensive and 12 defensive players, and one athlete.



Beavers Signing Day press conference to be held Feb. 1

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University football and soccer programs will conclude their recruiting season Feb. 1 on National Signing Day while hosting press conferences beginning at 3:30 p.m. BSU football interim head coach Brent Bolte and soccer head coach Jim Stone will speak at the live press conference in room 231 of the Physical Education Building on the BSU Campus.


Beavers Football to celebrate Signing Day with community social

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- While many student-athletes celebrate a decision to join the Bemidji State University football program on Wednesday, Feb. 1, the Beavers coaching staff welcome the Bemidji community to join them at the 2017 Signing Day social. The free event will be held at 4:30 p.m. at JJ Dockside restaurant.


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