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A Glance at the Bemidji Axemen

By Brityn Kiser   Well it’s that time of year again folks. With the 2015 Indoor Football League (IFL) season recently opening for our very own professional IFL team, the Bemidji Axemen, it’s time to get on over to the Sanford Center and indulge in some snacks and beverages while enjoying a good game of […]

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Beaver Hockey Playoff Picture

By Andrew Persson   It is the heart of college hockey season in Bemidji and the Beavers are finding themselves battling for a position in the standings as they head into the busy finishing half of the schedule. As of the holiday break, all 10 teams in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) have played […]

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BSU Grad Goes Pro

Story by Josh Koop Most men who are on National Football League rosters come from big colleges with large budgets and amazing multi-million dollar facilities. Yet, sometimes you see a player make the league from a smaller school. Brian Leonhardt did not get drafted when he completed his college career here at Bemidji State University. […]

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Beaver’s Basketball Coming to an End

By Sean Jones Beaver’s basketball payers recap on their 2012-2013 season, and what it was like to play in the game verses Wayne State.

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The Lone 12th Ranger

By S. Jones I’m a fan far from home. You might have seen me wandering the BSU campus with my double lined North Face Jacket and my Seahawks beanie representing the “hawks” logo. I love my city, Seattle Washington; (I call it the) Great Northwest. There is a sense of community in Seattle surrounding “The […]

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Bemidji Axeman-Indoor Football League Bemidji Bound

| By Jamison St. Germaine | It’s here. It is finally here. Officially new in town comes the first ever Indoor Football League (IFL) team, the Bemidji Axemen. In late November, Axemen officials conducted an open tryout at the West St. Paul Sports Complex located in St. Paul, MN. Guys came in from Bethel University, […]

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Spotlight on Alyssa Stewart, Creator and Co-Captain of BSU Club Swim Team

Eve Lang | Staff Writer | 04-08-2012 When heart disease got in the way of larger plans for Bemidji State University sophomore Alyssa Stewart, she was disappointed. She lost scholarships, and certainty about where she would attend college was taken away from her. When she recommitted herself to the sport she knew best, however, a […]

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New BSU swim club hopes to make a big splash

Tricia Tuntland | Staff Writer | 02-05-2013 Alyssa Stewart is a sophomore and founder of the new Bemidji State University swim club. Stewart said they may be eligible to be considered a Division I swim team in the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) next year. “NCAA has time trials and, if we qualify, we can […]

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Basketball Legend Visits Bemidji

Alex Berg | Sports Editor | 10-30-12   Former NBA all-star, Olympic gold medalist and legendary college basketball player Christian Laettner brought his basketball academy to Bemidji recently at the Bemidji Middle School. The event was put on by Oak Hills Christian College. The school’s athletic director, Dan Hovestol, said there were 115 kids at […]

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BSU football celebrates homecoming tradition

  Alex Berg| Sports Editor| 9-29-2012 The Bemidji State University football team gave its fans a happy homecoming by defeating the University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) Golden Eagles 35-2 Saturday afternoon at Chet Anderson Stadium. After a long UMC drive that ended in a missed field goal, the Beavers marched down the field and capped […]

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