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OPC Brings Campus and Community Together at Intramural Dragon Boat Races

photo story by Stacey Kaslon To the sound of waves crashing on the shore and a rhythmic chorus of “Row!”, Bemidji State University students and community members worked together and competed in the Outdoor Program Center’s first ever Intramural Dragon Boat Races 6-8 p.m. Sept. 12 at Diamond Point Park.

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BSU Honors Hall of Fame Inductees

By Talaya Kautz SANFORD CENTER—The Bemidji State University Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2016-17 was honored at a luncheon Feb. 18 at the Sanford Center. BSU holds a hall of fame weekend every two years. This year, there were nine inductees, including four athletes, two John Glas Honorary Award Letter winners, two BSU coaches […]

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Rumors to Rest: Women’s Hockey Team Staying Put

By Talaya Kautz Rumors have been circulating around Bemidji State University about the women’s hockey team relocating to the John S. Glas Fieldhouse. The John S. Glas Fieldhouse was home to the BSU men and women’s hockey teams for 43 years, and in 2010, the Sanford Center gave the Beavers a new place to call […]

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Angry Beavers Rugby Hires New Coach

By Ryan Pietruszewski Patrick Schwartz was hired last month to fill the head coaching position of the Bemidji State men’s rugby team. The Angry Beavers are a division two team that was founded in 2004. The team president and player coach, Jeff Sprunk, announced Schwartz’s hiring on March 3. Originally from the iron range, Schwartz […]

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BSU Tennis Team Ties for Most Wins in Program History

By Ellen Lescarbeau The Bemidji State Women’s Tennis team is now 10-4 after a 2-0 weekend on the road with wins over Minnesota State University Moorhead and the University of Mary. With their wins in tow, the team has taken one step closer to earning a spot in the 2016 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championship […]

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BSU Cheerleading Tryouts Soon to Begin

By Carli-Rae Manjorin Bemidji State University will be hosting tryouts next month for Football, Basketball and Hockey Cheerleading on April 30th from 12pm-5pm in the Gillett Recreation Center, on campus. In order to participate in tryouts, you must also participate in the cheerleading clinics, on April 26th, 28th and 29th from 6-8pm in John Glas […]

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BSU Intramural Hockey Team–The Sharpshooters–Take to the Ice

Photos by Kristina Malterud Captions by Whitney Jackson   With BSU’s spring intramurals well underway, students take to the ice to relieve stress, have some fun, and engage in a little friendly competition. (Above) The Sharpshooters’ Captain is forward Cole Grandgenett. Grandgenett is a candidate for running the intramural program next year as a grad […]

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Ultimate Frisbee, Growing Club Sport at Bemidji State

By Cole Edgell Sky high grabs, quick athleticism, and full body layouts. These exciting plays are all fixtures of one of the fastest growing sports in the United States—ultimate frisbee. All starting with the patent of the flying disc by Walter Frederick Morrison in 1958 and the inception of the game of Ultimate at Columbia […]

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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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