The Bemidji State University football program matched a new standard with four selections to the 2017 Don Hansen All-Super Region Three Team, which was released Wednesday. Junior defensive backs Gunner Olszewski and John Vogeler were named to the second team while senior offensive lineman Jake Krause and junior kicker Isaac Aanerud were selected to the third team.
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Commissioner Erin Lind has announced that three Bemidji State University student-athletes have been selected as recipients of the ninth annual NSIC Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award.
Senior offensive guard Jake Krause became the third member of the Bemidji State University football program ever to be named to the D2Football.com All-America Team, which was released Friday. Krause finished his BSU career after starting his last 33 games on the Beaver offensive line before being named to the D2Football.com All-America Honorable Mention Team.
Karson Pike, who spent the 2010-2012 seasons as a graduate assistant coach for the Bemidji State University football program, will return as the Beavers’ new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Pike returns to BSU after serving as Aspen High School’s head football coach for the past two seasons and offensive coordinator for one of the nation’s top offensive programs in Iowa Western Community College between 2012-16.
Bemidji State University football senior safety Evan Tompkins became the third Beaver Football student-athlete ever to be selected to the 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America® Division II First Team as the full list was released Tuesday.
Three members of the Bemidji State University football team’s “Gang Green” defense cap their seasons Sunday, Dec. 10 in the annual FCS Bowl held in Daytona Beach, Fla. Seniors Niko Daniello, Trysten Ross and Jake Wirsching will each represent the Beavers on the National Team (Blue) under head coach Mike Stock.
Junior defensive back John Vogeler earned a nod to the 2017 D2CCA Football All-Super Region Four First Team Defense that was released Friday. Vogeler becomes the third Beaver defensive back to earn a spot on the All-Super Region Four team in the past two seasons.
Bemidji State University landed 29 student-athletes on the 2017 Fall Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team.
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.
The Bemidji State University football team tied a program record with 18 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.