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A Glance at the Bemidji Axemen

By Brityn Kiser [twitter url="" float="left"][fbshare url=""][linkedin_share url=""]   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 football. After finishing 5-9 in their rookie season last year,
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BSU Grad Goes Pro

Story by Josh Koop [twitter url="" float="left"][fbshare url="" type="button"][linkedin_share url=""] [hr] 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. The phone call telling him that he would

Bemidji Axeman-Indoor Football League Bemidji Bound

| By Jamison St. Germaine | [fbshare url="" type="button"][twitter url="" style="none" float="left"] [linkedin_share url="" style="none"] [hr] 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, Bemidji State University, other Minnesota
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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 off a 12-play, 80-yard drive with a five-yard touchdown by senior runningback Dustin Kroeplin. Kroeplin
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Super Bowl: A Rematch of the Classic

Alex Berg | Sports Editor | 2-5-2012 Super Bowl 46, which is this Sunday in Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium, is a rematch of Super Bowl 42; when the New York Giants upset the New England Patriots 17-14 to deny them of a 19-0 season. Before we go back to that game, let us take a look to see how these two teams got here. The Patriots had a typical
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BSU Football Ends Season With a Win

Alex Berg | Sports Editor | 11-14-2011 The BSU football Team ran for 386 yards in a 31-12 win over Minnesota, Crookston on Saturday to conclude its regular season. The Beavers' (8-3) rushing attack was led by junior quarterback Lance Rongstad. Rongstad ran for 162 yards and two touchdowns on just 10 carries. The 162 rushing yards was a career high for Rongstad. Crookston (1-10) was the first to get
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Athletes of the Week

Compiled by Alex Berg | Sports Editor | 10-31-2011 Women’s- Zuzana Tomcikova Tomcikova recorded a total of 87 saves against No.2 Minnesota for the women’s hockey team last weekend. Her 46 saves in Friday’s 4-1 loss was just three shy of her career-high. Her 41 saves on Saturday included 16 in the third period in which Minnesota was trying to mount a comeback. Saturday’s 2-1 win was the 32nd of
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Homecoming Week Comes and Goes: CAB Looks Back on Last Week’s Events

Alex Schlee | Staff Writer | 10-14-2011 The week of BSU’s Homecoming has come and gone, leaving the Campus Activities Board (CAB) to look back and review the week of events they put together to celebrate the university’s alumni.  This year’s homecoming began on October 3rd and lasted until the 8th, and featured a different campus-wide event each day.  Kicking off the week was the homecoming coronation, which began at
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Beavers Triumph with Homecoming Win

Nick Ross | Sports Writer | 10-12-20011 Before Saturday’s homecoming game, senior safety Brody Scheff had two interceptions on the season and six in his career.  With timely deflections and good positioning, Scheff added three more to that total as the BSU Beavers football team went on to defeat the Concordia University-St. Paul Golden Bears 20-7.As per tradition, the Beavers took a jubilant dip in the lake after the victory,