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No. 9 Beavers Earn Split With Buckeyes

Alex Berg | Sports Editor | 1-16-12 No. 9 ranked Bemidji State women’s hockey team earned a split with visiting Ohio State last weekend at the Sanford Center. Natalie Spooner lifted the Buckeyes on Friday with two goals and two assists. Freshman forward Natasha Kostenko scored late in the first period for BSU to cut the OSU lead to 2-1. Ohio State answered by scoring early in the second period
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Kinne & Co. Earn Split With No. 13 Denver

Nick Ross | Sports Writer | 12-10-2011 The BSU men’s hockey team took to the ice in hopes of salvaging a sweep with the nation's 13th ranked team, the Denver Pioneers on Saturday night. The Beavers were coming off of a heart breaking 3-2 loss on Friday. The Beavers would avenge themselves, going onto win 2-1. “Our guys are playing good hockey,” head coach Tom Serratore said. “I like the
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Late Goals Send #13 Denver Past Beavers

Nick Ross | Sports Writer | 12-9-2011 The 13th ranked Denver Pioneers came to the Sanford Center for the first meeting between the Pioneers and Beavers since last year's Final Five, and defeated the Beavers by a score of 3-2.  The Pioneers used a late two-goal rally to tie the game and take the lead, beating the Beavers for the fourth time in a row since BSU joined the WCHA
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Beavers Top Sioux for the First Time in 41 Years

Nick Ross | Sports Writer | 11-20-2011 The last time the Beavers beat the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux, head coach Tom Serratore was just a kid.  Beaver assistant coaches Bert Gilling and Ted Belisle were not even born yet, and the oldest 2011-12 Beaver was 17 years away from being born.  Richard Nixon was president.  The Beavers broke a 41-year long stigma, getting the second win against the
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Beavers Woes Continue Against Sioux

Nick Ross| Sports Writer | 11-19-2011 The University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux returned to the Sanford Center for the first time since the first men’s hockey game in the building last October.  The game would renew the one-sided rivalry that coming into the weekend has seen UND amass a 21-1-1 advantage over the Beavers.  The Beavers would not be able to get over that hump, falling to the Sioux
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Mavericks Finally Solve Beavers

Nick Ross | Sports Writer | 11-13-2011 The BSU men’s hockey team had the University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks number last season.  The Beavers won five of six games, tying the other game in the 2010-11 season, including a sweep of a best of three series in the WCHA playoffs first round.  The Beavers will  hold no such record against the Mavericks this season after tying and losing in the series
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Men’s Hockey Swept in Duluth

Nick Ross | Sports Writer | 11-01-2011 Just one week after sweeping the undefeated Michigan Tech Huskies, the BSU men’s hockey team was swept by the hands of the University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs.  The Beavers lost by scores of 6-2 on Friday and 1-0 on Saturday. The Beavers would continue to ride freshman goaltender Andrew Walsh, after a superb weekend in net a week ago.  Walsh would run into a
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Women’s Hockey Splits Weekend Series With Gophers

Alex Berg | Sports Editor | 10-31-2011 The women’s hockey team earned a split with the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers last weekend at the Sanford Center.  The Beavers scored first in both games but lost on Friday 4-1 and prevailed with a 2-1 win on Saturday. Golden Gopher forward Jen Schouliss entered Friday with three goals. On Friday, she matched that total with a hat-trick. The Beavers got on
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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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Beavers Complete Sweep; Walsh Shines in Net

Nick Ross | Sports Writer | 10-22-2011 The Bemidji State University men’s hockey team used another come-from-behind victory to seal their first sweep of the season Saturday evening against Michigan Technological University.  The Beavers used two power play goals to their advantage, going on to defeat the Huskies 3-1.  “Points are always tough to get in the WCHA, and we want to be a difficult team at home.  We are