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Beavers Topple Huskies in a Goal-Filled Game, 6-5

Nick Ross | Sports Writer | 10-21-2011 The Michigan Tech Huskies came to town to take on the BSU Beavers men’s hockey team Friday night for the BSU home opener. The Huskies came into the game with a flawless 4-0-0 record. The Beavers would come out on top in a wild affair, winning 6-5. The Beavers started the scoring off early in the first period when junior captain Ben Kinne
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Women’s Hockey Sweeps Maine

Alex Berg | Sports Editor | 10-20-2011 The Bemidji State women’s hockey team traveled to Maine and picked up a pair of victories last weekend. Friday’s game was a tight 3-2 overtime win while Saturday was a 7-0 blowout. After a scoreless first period, the Maine Black Bears scored first when Myriam Croussette scored her fifth goal of the season. BSU struck back when junior defender Erika Wheelhouse took advantage
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Men’s Hockey Takes One at Mankato, Loses First in Overtime

Nick Ross | Sports and Outdoors Editor | 02/09/2011 The BSU men’s hockey team came back to Bemidji with a series split at Minnesota State Mankato, losing Friday night in overtime 2-1 and winning 4-1 on Saturday. The Beavers were held into Friday night’s game behind the pads of junior goaltender Dan Bakala.  Bakala had a career high in saves, with 41. The Mavericks found a way past Bakala midway
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Column: Look How Far We’ve Come

Nick Ross | Sports & Outdoors Editor | 03/23/2011 The BSU men’s hockey team took on the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers March 4-5 in their final regular season match up.  Before that weekend, the Gophers held a 7-1 lead in the all time series record; with BSU’s first win coming just last season. The first meeting in the history of these two programs was in 2000, I was a
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Athletes of the Week

January 10- January 17 Nick Ross | Sports & Outdoors Editor | 01/19/2011 Matt Read - Men’s Hockey Matt Read is this week’s male athlete of the week for his overtime heroics in last weekend’s games.  Read registered 2 goals in Saturday night’s game versus the Mavericks, including the game winner in overtime.  Read has been an offensive staple for the previous three seasons and has not let up thus
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Read’s Goal Propels Beavers to OT Win

Nick Ross | Sports Editor | 01/19/2011 Following a thrilling 2-2 tie on Friday night, the BSU men’s hockey team looked to remain unbeaten against fellow WCHA newcomer, the Mavericks from the University of Nebraska-Omaha.  Senior forward Matt Read made this goal a reality, when he found the back of the net just 52 seconds into the overtime period. The Beavers were backed by another great game by junior goaltender
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Beavers Fall to Pioneers in Final Five Semis

Nick Ross | Sports & Outdoors Editor | 03/23/2011 The BSU men’s hockey team’s run to the WCHA Conference Championship, and hopes of an at large bid to the NCAA tournament, ended on Saturday by way of the Denver University Pioneers.   The Beaver’s finished the season with a 15-18-5 record, but gained some credibility in their new conference, holding their own for most of the game. The Beavers had
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Quick Hits

Alex Berg | Sports Writer | 03/23/2011  Senior forward Matt Read scored his 22nd goal of the season for the men’s hockey team in its 3-2 overtime win over Minnesota Duluth on Friday. Junior forward Shea Walters scored the game-winning power play goal in overtime of the same game. The goal was the first of the season for Walters. Sophomore shortstop Lewis Baumann had a pair of hits, including his
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Athletes of the Week

Nick Ross | Sports and Outdoors Editor | 03/23/2011 Mar 23 Shea Walters Men’s Hockey Shea Walters is this week’s Northern Student Male Athlete of the Week for his timely goal against the University of Minnesota Duluth in the Final Five Quarterfinal round.  Walters scored his first goal of the season six minutes into the first overtime period, sending the Beavers one round further in their first ever WCHA Final
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Athletes of the Week

Alex Berg | Sports Writer | 02/02/2011 Erin Cody - Women’s Hockey Senior forward Erin Cody is this week’s Northern Student female athlete of the week for her milestone performance last weekend against the UMD Bulldogs.  Not only did Cody score a hat-trick in Friday’s loss, but the 3 points were enough to surpass the 100 point mark in her career.  She is only the third player in BSU history