BSU mourns passing of professor and football coach Ken Traxler

The Bemidji State University family mourns the passing of professor, assistant football coach, friend and mentor Dr. Ken Traxler, who passed away on Wednesday.


Neuharth and Junker named Bemidji State’s 2019-20 Athletes of the Year

Bemidji State soccer captain Tia Neuharth and Michael Junker, of the BSU football team, were named 2019-20 Female and Male Athletes of the Year to culminate an afternoon of individual and team recognition by BSU Athletics for academic and athletic excellence. In addition, Zöe Christensen, also of the outdoor track and field team, and men’s hockey standout Elias Rosén were selected BSU’s 2019-20 Female and Male Newcomers of the Year, while Jared Henning was selected as the recipient of the inaugural Bemidji State University Community Impact Award.


Junker, Ruoss named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society

Bemidji State University football defensive duo of defensive back Michael Junker and linebacker Lukas Ruoss were named as two of 1,432 student-athletes from 364 schools as part of the 2020 National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society. Junker and Ruoss join student-athletes from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers, as released by the NFF & College Hall of Fame.



Head Coach Brent Bolte unveils 2020 Beaver Football schedule

The 2020 Bemidji State University football season is slated to begin with a Thursday night, primetime kick-off Sept. 3 on the road at the University of Sioux Falls, as head coach Brent Bolte released the full season schedule on Wednesday.


Beaver Football inks 26 NLIs on 2020 National Signing Day

The 2020 recruiting period concluded for the Bemidji State University football program Wednesday as head coach Brent Bolte announced that 26 standouts signed national letters of intent.



Football to host War on the Shore and golf tournament during July 2020

The Bemidji State University football program has announced it will host its annual War on the Shore fishing tournament on Saturday, July 18th along with its golf tournament on Friday, July 31st in Bemidji, Minn.


Bolte to speak at National Signing Day press conference Feb. 5

The Bemidji State University football program will announce the 2020 National Signing Day class with a press conference scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 5. Beavers head coach Brent Bolte will speak at the live press conference in room 230 of the Physical Education Complex on the BSU Campus.


Four Beavers selected to 2019 Don Hansen Division II All-America Team

A quartet of Bemidji State University football student-athletes were selected to the 2019 Don Hansen All-America Team, released Monday. Senior Michael Junker was named to the All-America second team to set a new program benchmark, sophomore running back Jalen Frye was selected to the All-America third team and senior offensive linemen Nick Niemi and Joe Woods were named to the honorable mention team.


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